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Infective endocarditis (IE) with non-HACEK Gram-negative (GN) organisms is rare, but associated with poor outcomes. The purpose of this study was to quantify the microbiology, treatment strategies, and frequency of poor outcomes in patients with non-HACEK GN IE.
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Name: PloS one
subspecies is the most common cause of tularemia in Europe and Japan. Tularemia presents in clinical syndromes, usually as ulceroglandular and glandular syndrome. This entity rarely causes endocardit...
Despite developments in medicine, infective endocarditis (IE) is still associated with significant morbidity and mortality. In this study it was aimed to systematically review the infective endocardit...
Stroke is a frequent complication of infective endocarditis, especially infection involving left-sided valves. Management of anticoagulation in left-sided infective endocarditis is controversial as it...
The incidence of infective endocarditis related to injection drug use is increasing. On the basis of clinical practice and epidemiological and in-vitro data, we postulated that exposure to controlled-...
Infective endocarditis is a life-threatening and enigmatic disease with a mortality of 30% and a pathophysiology that is poorly understood. However, at its core, an endocarditis lesion is mainly a fib...
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.
Infective endocarditis (IE) is a rare (30 cases / million / year in France) and serious (20 % of deaths during hospitalization) disease . Its epidemiological profile was considerably modif...
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 ...
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ENDOCARDIUM infection that is usually caused by STREPTOCOCCUS. Subacute infective endocarditis evolves over weeks and months with modest toxicity and rare metastatic infection.
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Microbiology (from Greek μῑκρος, mīkros, "small"; βίος, bios, "life"; and -λογία, -logia) is the study of microscopic organisms, either unicellular (singl...