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ALLMedicine™ Acute Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  316 results

Breastfeeding does not protect against the development of carditis in children with acu...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951122001834
Cardiology in the Young; Gurbuz F, Canbulat Sahiner N et. al.

Jun 21st, 2022 - Acute rheumatic fever is an autoimmune disease that develops due to streptococcal infection. The positive effect of breastfeeding on the development of the child's immune system is well documented. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect...

Revisiting QT prolongation in acute rheumatic fever - Relevance for hydroxychloroquine ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2022.05.053
International Journal of Cardiology; Perelini F, Agnew J et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2022 - In-vitro evidence suggests hydroxychloroquine could be a potential immunomodulator for the inflammatory carditis of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). Hydroxychloroquine used as an anti-inflammatory agent has a low side effect profile but its use in the...

Increased serum concentrations of growth differentiation factor-15 in children with acu...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951122001640
Cardiology in the Young; Karakuş-Epçaçan Z, Ramoğlu MG et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - In this single-centre prospective study, we aimed to evaluate the role of growth differentiation factor-15 in children with acute rheumatic fever. The study group included 25 children with acute rheumatic fever, and the control group included 25 h...

Part I Cutaneous Manifestations of Cardiovascular Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2021.06.902
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Karch J, Raja A et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - In this Part 1 of a 2-part continuing medical education series, we review the epidemiology and pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease, its association with cutaneous symptoms, and the diagnosis and evaluation of cutaneous features of cardiovasc...

What is the optimal strategy for managing primary care patients with an uncomplicated a...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9058799
BMJ Open; Gunnarsson R, Orda U et. al.

Apr 30th, 2022 - Identifying optimal strategies for managing patients of any age with varying risk of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) attending for an apparently uncomplicated acute sore throat, also clarifying the role of point-of-care testing (POCT) for presence of ...

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Guidelines  1 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...

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Drugs  12 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  17 results

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...

Clinical Audit on the Managment in Assiut University Children Hospital
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03281863

Mar 26th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever,an auto immune response to Group A streptococcus infection of the upper respiratory tract,may result in carditis.when the inflammation leads to permenant damage of the valves the individual has rheumatic heart disease. Recurr...

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News  20 results

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 ...

Prophylactic Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Common in Pediatric Hospitals
https://www.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 →