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Research & Reviews  1,123 results

Recent progress toward clinical translation of tissue engineered heart valves.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2021.03.022
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Mirani B, Nejad SP et. al.

Apr 11th, 2021 - Surgical replacement remains the primary option to treat the rapidly growing number of patients with severe valvular heart disease. While current valve replacements - mechanical, bioprosthetic, and cryopreserved homografts - enhance survival and q...

Chorea as the presenting feature of acute rheumatic fever in childhood; case reports fr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8025313
BMC Infectious Diseases; Illán Ramos M, Sagastizabal Cardelús B et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - Despite a notable decrease in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) incidence in the past few decades, there are still cases in our setting. Sydenham chorea (SC) may be the initial manifestation for this condition in childhood in a significant proportion of...

Morbidity and mortality of rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever in the inp...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15476
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Davis K, de Oliveira LN et. al.

Apr 7th, 2021 - To describe the clinical features, treatment and outcomes of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in children admitted to the national referral hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste. This prospective study documented cases of ARF ...

An evidence-based scoring system to diagnose acute rheumatic fever with carditis in chi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.084
International Journal of Cardiology; Narang R, Saxena A et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) with carditis and chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) may be difficult to differentiate and may lead to missed diagnosis of carditis. We aimed to determine differences between these groups and to develop a new scoring...

Serological Profiling of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab180
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lorenz N, Ho TK et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Rheumatic fever is a serious post-infectious sequela of Group A Streptococcus (GAS). Prior GAS exposures were mapped in sera using a large panel of M-type specific peptides. Rheumatic fever patients had serological evidence of significantly more G...

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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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Recent progress toward clinical translation of tissue engineered heart valves.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2021.03.022
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Mirani B, Nejad SP et. al.

Apr 11th, 2021 - Surgical replacement remains the primary option to treat the rapidly growing number of patients with severe valvular heart disease. While current valve replacements - mechanical, bioprosthetic, and cryopreserved homografts - enhance survival and q...

Chorea as the presenting feature of acute rheumatic fever in childhood; case reports fr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8025313
BMC Infectious Diseases; Illán Ramos M, Sagastizabal Cardelús B et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - Despite a notable decrease in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) incidence in the past few decades, there are still cases in our setting. Sydenham chorea (SC) may be the initial manifestation for this condition in childhood in a significant proportion of...

Morbidity and mortality of rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever in the inp...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15476
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Davis K, de Oliveira LN et. al.

Apr 7th, 2021 - To describe the clinical features, treatment and outcomes of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in children admitted to the national referral hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste. This prospective study documented cases of ARF ...

Cefadroxil - cefadroxil capsule-Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=dc246d7d-1106-4b83-aaeb-c27060ab4f5f

Apr 4th, 2021 - Cefadroxil is indicated for the treatment of patients with infection caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the following diseases: Urinary tract infections caused by E. coli, P. mirabilis, and Klebsiella species. Skin and sk...

An evidence-based scoring system to diagnose acute rheumatic fever with carditis in chi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.084
International Journal of Cardiology; Narang R, Saxena A et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) with carditis and chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) may be difficult to differentiate and may lead to missed diagnosis of carditis. We aimed to determine differences between these groups and to develop a new scoring...

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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 →