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Research & Reviews  1,135 results

Junctional Tachycardia as a Diagnostic Criterion in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-049361
Pediatrics Bratincsak A, Liu J et. al.

May 6th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is an acute inflammatory process resulting in rheumatic carditis, one of the most common acquired heart diseases in youth. Among the clinical manifestations of carditis, pathologic valve regurgitation and atrioventricul...

Acute rheumatic fever in the paediatric population: a descriptive study in the Malaysia...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951121001621
Cardiology in the Young; Patel FR, Tan JW et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease is among the leading causes of acquired valvular heart disease in the developing world. However, there is no data available for rheumatic heart disease in the paediatric population of Sabah. This study collected data for ac...

Rheumatic heart disease: The role of global cardiac surgery.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15597
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Vervoort D, Antunes MJ et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a neglected disease of poverty. While nearly eradicated in high-income countries due to timely detection and treatment of acute rheumatic fever, RHD remains highly prevalent in low- and middle-income countries...

Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2019-0288
Pediatrics in Review; Lahiri S, Sanyahumbi A

May 1st, 2021 - The incidence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is 8 to 51 per 100,000 people worldwide. It most commonly affects children 5 to 15 years of age after a group A streptococcal infection. Overcrowding and poor socioeconomic conditions are directly propo...

Improved transformation efficiency of group A Streptococcus by inactivation of a type I...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8084154
PloS One; Finn MB, Ramsey KM et. al.

Apr 29th, 2021 - Streptococcus pyogenes or group A Streptococcus (GAS) is a leading cause of bacterial pharyngitis, skin and soft tissue infections, life-threatening invasive infections, and the post-infectious autoimmune syndromes of acute rheumatic fever and pos...

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Guidelines  5 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 24th, 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 2nd, 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 rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute Streptococcal pharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.191959
Circulation Gerber MA, Baltimore RS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2009 - Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever is accomplished by proper identification and adequate antibiotic treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) tonsillopharyngitis. Diagnosis of GAS pharyngitis is best accomplished by combinin...

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 7th, 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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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,445 results

Junctional Tachycardia as a Diagnostic Criterion in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-049361
Pediatrics Bratincsak A, Liu J et. al.

May 6th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is an acute inflammatory process resulting in rheumatic carditis, one of the most common acquired heart diseases in youth. Among the clinical manifestations of carditis, pathologic valve regurgitation and atrioventricul...

Acute rheumatic fever in the paediatric population: a descriptive study in the Malaysia...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951121001621
Cardiology in the Young; Patel FR, Tan JW et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease is among the leading causes of acquired valvular heart disease in the developing world. However, there is no data available for rheumatic heart disease in the paediatric population of Sabah. This study collected data for ac...

Rheumatic heart disease: The role of global cardiac surgery.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15597
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Vervoort D, Antunes MJ et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a neglected disease of poverty. While nearly eradicated in high-income countries due to timely detection and treatment of acute rheumatic fever, RHD remains highly prevalent in low- and middle-income countries...

Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2019-0288
Pediatrics in Review; Lahiri S, Sanyahumbi A

May 1st, 2021 - The incidence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is 8 to 51 per 100,000 people worldwide. It most commonly affects children 5 to 15 years of age after a group A streptococcal infection. Overcrowding and poor socioeconomic conditions are directly propo...

Improved transformation efficiency of group A Streptococcus by inactivation of a type I...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8084154
PloS One; Finn MB, Ramsey KM et. al.

Apr 29th, 2021 - Streptococcus pyogenes or group A Streptococcus (GAS) is a leading cause of bacterial pharyngitis, skin and soft tissue infections, life-threatening invasive infections, and the post-infectious autoimmune syndromes of acute rheumatic fever and pos...

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News  29 results

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

Feb 17th, 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...

Wearable Potassium Monitor; Rheumatic Valve Disease Dilemma; BP in the VA
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/75136

Sep 16th, 2018 - The FDA gave AliveCor breakthrough device designation for an electrocardiogram-based test for hyperkalemia, similar to arrhythmia detection with its wearables. (TechCrunch) One of the most popular antibiotic classes is associated with a more than ...

Pediatric ENT Complaints: An Update
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/128916/pediatrics/pediatric-ent-complaints-update/page/0/3

Jan 6th, 2017 - Treatment and Management Streptococcal pharyngitis is treated mainly to prevent the poststreptococcal complications of rheumatic fever, though it will not prevent poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Treatment of SP also facilitates resolution of.

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/850471_6

Sep 2nd, 2015 - Streptococcus carriers are unlikely to spread the organism to their close contacts and are at very low risk, if any, of developing suppurative complications or nonsuppurative complications (eg, acute rheumatic fever). Continuous antimicrobial prop...

Group Updates Strep Throat Guidelines
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/34696

Sep 11th, 2012 - Action Points Note that the Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated its 2002 guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of strep throat, including the sufficiency of a positive rapid diagnostic test in diagnosing the infection. Note that...

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Patient Education  25 results see all →