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ALLMedicine™ Acute Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  332 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...

Cytokine imbalance in acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: Mechanisms and...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2022.103209
Autoimmunity Reviews; Middleton FM, McGregor R et. al.

Oct 14th, 2022 - Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) are autoimmune sequelae of Group A Streptococcus infection with significant global disease burden. The pathogenesis of these diseases is poorly understood, and no immune modulating ther...

Psychopathological Impact in Patients with History of Rheumatic Fever with or without S...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9517806
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Orsini A, Foiadelli T et. al.

Sep 10th, 2022 - Sydenham's chorea (SC) is a post-streptococcal autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system, and it is a major criterium for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). SC typically improves in 12-15 weeks, but patients can be affected for ...

Evaluation of a Community-Led Program for Primordial and Primary Prevention of Rheumati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9407981
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Ralph AP, Kelly A et. al.

Aug 27th, 2022 - Environmental factors including household crowding and inadequate washing facilities underpin recurrent streptococcal infections in childhood that cause acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and subsequent rheumatic heart disease (RHD). No community-based '...

Medical Treatment for Rheumatic Heart Disease: A Narrative Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2022.07.013
Heart, Lung & Circulation; Rentta NN, Bennett J et. al.

Aug 21st, 2022 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are rare in high-income countries; however, in Aotearoa New Zealand ARF and RHD disproportionately affect Indigenous Māori and Pacific Peoples. This narrative review explores the eviden...

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Guidelines  2 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...

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Drugs  16 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  18 results

Effectiveness of a School-centered Prevention Program on Prevalence of Latent Rheumatic Heart Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05504928

Aug 17th, 2022 - Three in four children worldwide grow up in regions of the world where patterns of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease are endemic and where rheumatic heart disease accounts for >300'000 deaths every year. Evidence from a systematic ...

Minimally Invasive Rheumatic Mitral Valve Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05270590

Mar 8th, 2022 - Rheumatic heart valve disease (RHVD) is a post-infectious sequel of acute rheumatic fever resulting from an abnormal immune response to a streptococcal pharyngitis that triggers valvular damage. RHVD is the leading cause of cardiovascular death in...

Rheumatic Heart Disease Research and Screening in Nepal: A Feasibility Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05250154

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) remains a significant public health problem in lower and middle-income countries (LMIC), accounting for over 300,000 deaths world-wide. RHD is a sequela of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) caused by Group A Streptococcus (...

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...

RhEumatiC Heart diseAse Genetics
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02118818

May 11th, 2021 - 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...

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News  22 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...

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...

Acute Pharyngitis: Tips From the Guy Who Developed the Centor Criteria
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/939182

Oct 26th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Christopher J. Chiu, MD: I'm Christopher Chiu, and we are The Cribsiders. In our pediatric medicine podcast, we interview leading experts to bring you clinical pearls and practice-changing knowledge, an...

Prophylactic Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Common in Pediatric Hospitals
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/894765

Apr 3rd, 2018 - Nearly one third (32.9%) of hospitalized children received antibiotics prophylactically, and 51.8% of those children were given broad-spectrum antibiotics, according to findings published online March 22 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious ...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →