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Research & Reviews  5,709 results

Spontaneous healing of a ruptured mycotic aneurysm of the posterior mitral leaflet: Une...
https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.14999
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.); Ruisanchez Villar C, Gonzalez Lizarbe S et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Mycotic mitral valve aneurysm is an uncommon complication that rarely appears in isolated mitral valve endocarditis. The weakened aneurysmal wall may rupture, causing severe mitral regurgitation. In this situation surgery is essential. We present ...

Neurologic complications of pediatric congenital heart disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00010-X
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Pulcine E, deVeber G

Feb 26th, 2021 - Improved medical management and surgical outcomes have significantly decreased mortality in children with congenital heart disease; however, with increased survival, there is a greater lifetime exposure to neurologic complications with serious lon...

Neurologic complications of infective endocarditis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00008-1
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Chakraborty T, Rabinstein A et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Infective endocarditis (IE) is an infection primarily affecting the endocardium of heart valves that can embolize systemically and to the brain. Neurologic manifestations include strokes, intracerebral hemorrhages, mycotic aneurysms, meningitis, c...

Increased risk of infective endocarditis after traumatic skin wound.
https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318632
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Ohbe H, Iwagami M et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Current data suggest that a history of traumatic open skin wounds may be a risk factor for infectious endocarditis, with limited evidence. We tested the hypothesis that traumatic skin wound is a risk factor for infectious endocarditis. Using the J...

Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

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Guidelines  33 results

Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic
https://newsroom.heart.org/news/alarming-number-of-heart-infections-tied-to-opioid-epidemic

Sep 17th, 2019 - An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This new trend predominantly affects young, white, ...

National Trends in Hospitalizations for Stroke Associated With Infective Endocarditis and Opioid Use Between 1993 and 2015
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024436
Omran,S.,et al

Jan 29th, 2019 - There has been a recent sharp rise in opioid-related deaths in the United States. Intravenous opioid use can lead to infective endocarditis (IE) which can result in stroke. There are scant data on recent trends in this neurological complication of...

2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgica...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.093
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Pettersson GB et. al.

Apr 3rd, 2017 - 2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis: Executive summary.|2017| ,Pettersson GB,Coselli JS, ,Pettersson GB,|therapeutic use,standards,diagnosis,etiology,surgery,...

Infective Endocarditis in Childhood: 2015 Update: A Scientific Statement From the Ameri...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000298
Circulation Baltimore RS, Gewitz M et. al.

Sep 16th, 2015 - Infective Endocarditis in Childhood: 2015 Update: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.|2015|Baltimore RS,Gewitz M,Baddour LM,Beerman LB,Jackson MA,|physiology,blood,therapeutic use,complications,microbiology,diagnosis,microb...

Infective Endocarditis in Adults: Diagnosis, Antimicrobial Therapy, and Management of C...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000296
Circulation Baddour LM, Wilson WR et. al.

Sep 16th, 2015 - Infective endocarditis is a potentially lethal disease that has undergone major changes in both host and pathogen. The epidemiology of infective endocarditis has become more complex with today's myriad healthcare-associated factors that predispose...

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Drugs  67 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  5,913 results

Spontaneous healing of a ruptured mycotic aneurysm of the posterior mitral leaflet: Une...
https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.14999
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.); Ruisanchez Villar C, Gonzalez Lizarbe S et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Mycotic mitral valve aneurysm is an uncommon complication that rarely appears in isolated mitral valve endocarditis. The weakened aneurysmal wall may rupture, causing severe mitral regurgitation. In this situation surgery is essential. We present ...

Neurologic complications of pediatric congenital heart disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00010-X
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Pulcine E, deVeber G

Feb 26th, 2021 - Improved medical management and surgical outcomes have significantly decreased mortality in children with congenital heart disease; however, with increased survival, there is a greater lifetime exposure to neurologic complications with serious lon...

Neurologic complications of infective endocarditis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00008-1
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Chakraborty T, Rabinstein A et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Infective endocarditis (IE) is an infection primarily affecting the endocardium of heart valves that can embolize systemically and to the brain. Neurologic manifestations include strokes, intracerebral hemorrhages, mycotic aneurysms, meningitis, c...

Increased risk of infective endocarditis after traumatic skin wound.
https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318632
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Ohbe H, Iwagami M et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Current data suggest that a history of traumatic open skin wounds may be a risk factor for infectious endocarditis, with limited evidence. We tested the hypothesis that traumatic skin wound is a risk factor for infectious endocarditis. Using the J...

Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

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News  209 results

TAVR, SAVR share same infective endocarditis risk
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/209357/interventional-cardiology-surgery/tavr-savr-share-same-infective?channel=328
Bruce Jancin, MDedge News

Oct 3rd, 2019 - PARIS – The risk of infective endocarditis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis proved to be the same as after surgical replacement in a French national propensity score–matched study.

Drug abuse–linked infective endocarditis spiking in U.S.
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/208302/heart-failure/drug-abuse-linked-infective-endocarditis-spiking-us?channel=201
Jennie Smith

Sep 18th, 2019 - Hospitalizations for infective endocarditis associated with drug abuse doubled in the United States from 2002 to 2016, in a trend investigators call “alarming,” and link to a concurrent rise in opioid abuse. Patients tend to be younger, poorer whi.

Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic
https://newsroom.heart.org/news/alarming-number-of-heart-infections-tied-to-opioid-epidemic

Sep 17th, 2019 - An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This new trend predominantly affects young, white, ...

Infective endocarditis: Beyond the usual tests
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/205449/cardiology/infective-endocarditis-beyond-usual-tests/page/0/2?channel=312

Aug 1st, 2019 - Limitations of nuclear studies Both FDG-PET and leukocyte scintigraphy perform poorly for detecting native-valve infective endocarditis. In a study in which 90% of the patients had native-valve infective endocarditis according to the Duke criteria.

AHA Abx Prophylaxis Guidelines Hit Moderate-Risk Target
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/912880

May 9th, 2019 - The 2007 American Heart Association (AHA) guideline revision is reducing antibiotic prophylaxis among patients at moderate risk for infective endocarditis (IE), as intended, but is not driving the recent surge in hospitalizations for these life-th...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →