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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  629 results

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

Mar 7th, 2023 - 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...

The role of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as adjuncts to periodontal treatment ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9960225
Journal of Translational Medicine; Ren J, Fok MR et. al.

Feb 25th, 2023 - Periodontitis is the sixth most prevalent chronic disease globally and places significant burdens on societies and economies worldwide. Behavioral modification, risk factor control, coupled with cause-related therapy have been the "gold standard" ...

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

Feb 22nd, 2023 - 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...

Evaluating efficiency and equity of prevention and control strategies for rheumatic fev...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00552-6
The Lancet. Global Health; Dixit J, Prinja S et. al.

Feb 17th, 2023 - There is a dearth of evidence on the cost-effectiveness of a combination of population-based primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and control strategies for rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. The present analysis evaluated the cos...

Heart Failure Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/163062-clinical

Feb 15th, 2023 - History In evaluating patients with heart failure, the clinician should ask about the following comorbidities and/or risk factors: Myopathy Previous myocardial infarction Valvular heart disease, familial heart disease Alcohol use Hypertension Diab...

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Guidelines  4 results

Recommendations for the Use of Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Rheumatic Heart Di...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2022.10.009
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : Off... Pandian NG, Kim JK et. al.

Nov 26th, 2022 - Acute rheumatic fever and its chronic sequela, rheumatic heart disease (RHD), pose major health problems globally, and remain the most common cardiovascular disease in children and young people worldwide. Echocardiography is the most important dia...

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  405 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  33 results

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

Mar 7th, 2023 - 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...

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

Feb 22nd, 2023 - 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...

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

Feb 10th, 2023 - 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 Genetics
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02118818

Feb 8th, 2023 - There are an estimated 2.4 million children between 5 and 14 years of age affected by RF and/or RHD in developing countries of the world, approximately one million of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa (>40%) (1). A systematic review of prevalence st...

Rituximab in Patients With Acute Rheumatic Fever
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05682196

Jan 12th, 2023 - Acute Rheumatic Fever is an autoimmune inflammatory post-infectious syndrome, mainly caused by type A streptococcus. It is characterized as an inadequate immune response. It may provoke carditis (which associates valvular leakages, cardiac conduct...

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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  35 results see all →