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ELDERL-IE is a multicenter national prospective observational study.
The main objective is to describe geriatric characteristics (comorbidities, cognitive status, autonomy, nutritional status, balance and walking) in patients aged 75 years or older with infective endocarditis (IE).
The secondary objectives are to assess the impact of geriatric features on the medico - surgical care and on morbidity and mortality at 3 months after the end of the hospitalization, and to describe the initial clinical presentation and diagnostic modalities in the IE elderly.
Clinical, therapeutic, biological, microbiological, echocardiographic and geriatric data are collected. (M-2/3 before inclusion; D-15 before inclusion; D0; M3; vital status at 1 year)
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Central Hospital - University Hospital
Central Hospital, Nancy, France
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-22T21:08:21-0400
The diagnosis of infective endocarditis is based on the results of blood culture and findings on transeosophageal echocardiography. Cardiac computarized tomography is a new modality, mainl...
The purpose is to exam prospective if simple clinical information in combination with a normal s-procalcitonin are sufficient for exclusion of infective endocarditis (IE).
This is an analysis of the outcomes of patients having undergone surgical intervention for infective endocarditis.
The purpose is to evaluate autoantibodies in infective endocarditis patients before, at the beginning of treatment, and after the end of the treatment, and to correlate the autoantibodies ...
The study evaluates the efficacy and safety of fosfomycin and imipenem for the treatment of methicillin-resistant staphyloccocus aureus infective endocarditis in comparison to vancomycin, ...
Infective endocarditis is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates that have plateaued over recent decades. Research to improve outcomes for these patients is limited by the rarity of this c...
Gas in myocardium is a rare manifestation of infective endocarditis caused by gas producing bacteria. We present a case of infective endocarditis caused by Citrobacter Koseri initially diagnosed by co...
Stroke is a common embolic complication of infective endocarditis. The most important treatment to prevent stroke in endocarditis is the initiation of antibiotic therapy. It is unclear whether the ini...
To analyze the characteristics and outcome of infective endocarditis (IE) according to the time interval between IE first symptoms and diagnosis.
With the development of invasive medical procedures, an increasing number of healthcare-associated infective endocarditis cases have been reported. In particular, non-nosocomial healthcare-associated ...
ENDOCARDIUM infection that is usually caused by STREPTOCOCCUS. Subacute infective endocarditis evolves over weeks and months with modest toxicity and rare metastatic infection.
Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart (ENDOCARDIUM), the continuous membrane lining the four chambers and HEART VALVES. It is often caused by microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and rickettsiae. Left untreated, endocarditis can damage heart valves and become life-threatening.
An anti-infective agent most commonly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Its anti-infective action derives from the slow release of formaldehyde by hydrolysis at acidic pH. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p173)
A mitosporic fungal genus causing opportunistic infections, endocarditis, fungemia, and white PIEDRA.
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria in the family CARDIOBACTERIACEAE. It is found in the nasal flora of humans and causes ENDOCARDITIS.