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Research & Reviews  451 results

Myocarditis Clinical Presentation
https://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...

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

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...

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 ...

Mitral Stenosis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/155724-overview

Dec 8th, 2021 - Background Mitral stenosis (MS) is characterized by obstruction to left ventricular inflow at the level of mitral valve due to structural abnormality of the mitral valve apparatus. The most common cause of mitral stenosis is rheumatic fever. The a...

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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  239 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

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...

Clindamycin Versus Amoxicillin With Clavulanic Acid in Prevention of Early Dental Implants Failure
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04980170

Jul 28th, 2021 - The patients were selected in the implant assessment clinic from a population on the implant waiting list at the department of Maxillofacial surgery department , of Jordan University Hospital. Those consecutively assessed patients that complied wi...

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...

Determining the Impact of Penicillin in Latent RHD: The GOAL Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03346525

Oct 1st, 2019 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) affects at least 32.9 million people, mostly children living in low-resource settings. Long-term intramuscular benzathine penicillin G (BPG) prophylaxis is proven to prevent progression of chronic valve changes in pat...

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...

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News  47 results

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 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  17 results see all →