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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  607 results

Serum levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 in children with Kawasaki disease.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10238-022-00933-x
Clinical and Experimental Medicine; Gan Y, Feng Y et. al.

Nov 8th, 2022 - Kawasaki disease (KD) has replaced rheumatic fever as the main cause of acquired heart disease in Japanese, American, and Chinese children. Polymorphisms in angiotensin-converting enzyme may be associated with susceptibility to KD, but the associa...

Cytokine imbalance in acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: Mechanisms and...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2022.103209
Autoimmunity Reviews; Middleton FM, McGregor R et. al.

Oct 14th, 2022 - Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) are autoimmune sequelae of Group A Streptococcus infection with significant global disease burden. The pathogenesis of these diseases is poorly understood, and no immune modulating ther...

Psychopathological Impact in Patients with History of Rheumatic Fever with or without S...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9517806
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Orsini A, Foiadelli T et. al.

Sep 10th, 2022 - Sydenham's chorea (SC) is a post-streptococcal autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system, and it is a major criterium for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). SC typically improves in 12-15 weeks, but patients can be affected for ...

Characterization of Enterococcus Faecalis Endocarditis and Impact of Amoxicillin MIC Elevation on Patient Outcome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05530837

Sep 7th, 2022 - Infective endocarditis is a complex infection that can be life-threatening. These infections also cause anatomical lesions that can be severe. Their management is complex and involves several disciplines: cardiology, bacteriologists, infectious di...

Evaluation of a Community-Led Program for Primordial and Primary Prevention of Rheumati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9407981
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Ralph AP, Kelly A et. al.

Aug 27th, 2022 - Environmental factors including household crowding and inadequate washing facilities underpin recurrent streptococcal infections in childhood that cause acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and subsequent rheumatic heart disease (RHD). No community-based '...

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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  351 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  31 results

Characterization of Enterococcus Faecalis Endocarditis and Impact of Amoxicillin MIC Elevation on Patient Outcome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05530837

Sep 7th, 2022 - Infective endocarditis is a complex infection that can be life-threatening. These infections also cause anatomical lesions that can be severe. Their management is complex and involves several disciplines: cardiology, bacteriologists, infectious di...

Effectiveness of a School-centered Prevention Program on Prevalence of Latent Rheumatic Heart Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05504928

Aug 17th, 2022 - Three in four children worldwide grow up in regions of the world where patterns of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease are endemic and where rheumatic heart disease accounts for >300'000 deaths every year. Evidence from a systematic ...

Minimally Invasive Rheumatic Mitral Valve Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05270590

Mar 8th, 2022 - Rheumatic heart valve disease (RHVD) is a post-infectious sequel of acute rheumatic fever resulting from an abnormal immune response to a streptococcal pharyngitis that triggers valvular damage. RHVD is the leading cause of cardiovascular death in...

Rheumatic Heart Disease Research and Screening in Nepal: A Feasibility Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05250154

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) remains a significant public health problem in lower and middle-income countries (LMIC), accounting for over 300,000 deaths world-wide. RHD is a sequela of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) caused by Group A Streptococcus (...

Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease According to Revised Jones Criteria (2015) in Assiut Governate
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04316897

Aug 3rd, 2021 - Although acute rheumatic fever (ARF) has declined in Europe and North America in incidence over the past 4 to 6 decades, the disease remains one of the most important causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality especially in the developing co...

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News  62 results

Jeremiah Stamler, Pioneer of Preventive Cardiology, Dies at 102
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/967518

Jan 28th, 2022 - On the occasion of his 100th birthday, The Washington Post wrote of the trailblazing cardiologist and scientist Jeremiah Stamler, MD: "You may not know him, but he may have saved your life." Hyperbole, it was not. Over a career spanning more than ...

Pediatric Services With Limited Benefits Cost Millions
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/96450

Dec 30th, 2021 - Low-value pediatric care was found to be widespread and expensive in a cross-sectional analysis of over 1 million patients encounters at 49 U.S. children's hospitals. In 2019, nearly $17 million was spent on 30 measured low-value pediatric service...

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...

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Patient Education  32 results see all →