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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  448 results

Bilateral lipid keratopathy with rheumatic fever in siblings.
https://doi.org/10.1177/11206721221074205
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Richa D, Meena L et. al.

Jan 19th, 2022 - To report two unusual cases of lipid keratopathy in siblings with rheumatic fever and positive anti-phospholipid antibodies. Clinical and histopathological examination along with complete systemic work-up was done after taking appropriate consent ...

Myocarditis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/156330-overview

Dec 28th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the myocardium with a wide range of clinical presentations, from subtle to devastating. The image below depicts numerous lymphocytes with associated myocyte damage. Myocarditis. Hematox...

Myocarditis Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/156330-clinical

Dec 28th, 2021 - History Patients with myocarditis have a clinical history of acute decompensation of heart failure, but they have no other underlying cardiac dysfunction or have low cardiac risk. The diagnosis is usually presumptive, based on patient demographics...

Subjective wellbeing among rheumatic heart disease patients at Tikur Anbessa Specialize...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-07378-0
BMC Health Services Research; Tadele H, Ahmed H et. al.

Dec 21st, 2021 - Subjective wellbeing (SWB) is a self-reported positive life judgment and good feeling. RHD, rheumatic heart disease, is a long-term sequel of single or recurrent acute rheumatic fever. There are no studies that assessed SWB in RHD patients. We aim...

Predictors of maternal and neonatal complications in women with severe valvular heart d...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8653539
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Hammami R, Ibn Hadj MA et. al.

Dec 9th, 2021 - Severe valvular heart disease, especially stenosis, is a contraindication for conception according to the World Health Organization. This is still encountered in countries with a high rheumatic fever prevalence. The objective of this study was to ...

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Guidelines  3 results

Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000205
Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.

Apr 25th, 2015 - Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world's population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. The goal of this statement was to review the historic Jones criteria used to diagno...

Position statement of the World Heart Federation on the prevention and control of rheum...
https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2013.34
Nature Reviews. Cardiology; Remenyi B, Carapetis J et. al.

Apr 3rd, 2013 - In the 21(st) century, rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are neglected diseases of marginalized communities. Globally, RHD remains the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged <25 years. Although RF and RHD have...

Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a...
https://doi.org/10.14219/jada.archive.2008.0346
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939); Wilson W, Taubert KA et. al.

Mar 8th, 2008 - The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis, which were last published in 1997. and A writing group appointed by the AHA for their expertise in...

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Drugs  240 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  14 results

Three Dimensional Versus Two Dimensional Echocardiography in Assessment of Severity and Scoring of Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04968431

Jul 20th, 2021 - Although the prevalence of rheumatic fever is decreasing in developed countries, it still affects numerous areas in the non- industrialized world. Untreated mitral stenosis (MS) contributes significantly to global morbidity and mortality. Echocard...

Valvular Aortic Stenosis Prognosis Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03628313

Jul 8th, 2021 - Aortic stenosis is an attack most often acquired from the aortic valve corresponding to a defect of opening of this valve. Its prevalence increases with age and approaches 2% at age 65 and 25% at age 85 . It is in the majority of cases degenerativ...

Rheumatic Heart Disease School Project
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01550068

Nov 13th, 2019 - Background Acute rheumatic Fever (ARF) results from an autoimmune response due to molecular mimicry between the M-protein on the group A β-hemolytic streptococci (GABHS) cell membrane and cardiac myosin, and may lead through recurrent or sustained...

Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevalence in Leon, Nicaragua
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00307112

Feb 4th, 2019 - Group A streptococcal (GrAS) infections are responsible for a wide spectrum of clinical syndromes, ranging from uncomplicated throat infections to life-threatening invasive infections. Some cases of uncomplicated and untreated pharyngitis may trig...

Infection Detection by Breath Analysis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02981550

Nov 9th, 2017 - Community acquired, or hospital acquired [nosocomial] infections [pathogens] are a common cause for morbidity and mortality. Initiation of antibiotic treatment is by best guess or using a broad spectrum antibiotic. The improper administration of a...

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News  41 results

Penicillin Slows Latent Rheumatic Heart Disease Progression
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963444

Nov 22nd, 2021 - In a randomized controlled trial of close to 1000 Ugandan children and youth with latent rheumatic heart disease (RHD), those who received monthly injections of penicillin G benzathine for 2 years had less disease progression than those who did no...

A Real-World Case of a Patient with CLL and a Cardiac History
https://www.onclive.com/view/a-real-world-case-of-a-patient-with-cll-and-a-cardiac-history

Oct 15th, 2021 - Farrukh Awan, MD: I want to share a case with you. This is a real-world case. I saw this person yesterday. I was waiting to talk to you about this. There’s no right or wrong answer with this person. We’ve talked about risk stratification up front....

A Mail Carrier With Gross Hematuria Whose Sister Has Lupus
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/960397

Oct 12th, 2021 - Editor's Note: The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to accurately recognize. Test your diagnostic and treatment skills us...

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945705

Feb 18th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

Should We Use Antibiotics to Treat Sore Throats?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942876

Dec 18th, 2020 - The use of antibiotics to treat a sore throat remains contentious, with guidelines from around the world providing contradictory advice. This topic generated a lively debate at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious D...

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Patient Education  19 results see all →