Myocardial infarction in patients with infectious endocarditis
Myocardial infarction (MI) developed in 9% of 230 patients with active infectious endocarditis. Development of MI was associated with worsened clinical course and poorer prognosis of infectious… Expand
Infectious endocarditis in intravenous drug abusers
Clinical course of infectious endocarditis (IE) was analysed for 43 intravenous drug abusers. 42 of them had primary IE, one patient--secondary. Acute course and high activity of the disease were… Expand
Kidney involvement in infectious endocarditis (hematuria)
: As many as 113 patients suffering from infectious endocarditis (IE) were placed under observation. Renal damage was discovered in 28 patients (24.7%). Hematuria was the common laboratory sign of… Expand
[Spontaneous and levamisole-stimulated NBT test in systemic lupus erythematosus].
[Bacterial endocarditis: its current course and diagnosis].
: Investigations have shown that the etiology of bacterial endocarditis (BE) has notably changed, with the prevalence of highly virulent agents which alter a course of disease and often determine a… Expand
Bacterial endocarditis in a female patient with dextrocardia and an interventricular septal defect
Predictive value of echocardiography in infectious endocarditis
Ceftriaxone in treatment of streptococcal endocarditis
: The authors studied efficacy and safety of ceftriaxone given intravenously for 3-4 weeks in a dose 2-4 g/day to patients with streptococcal endocarditis (SE). Of them, 8, 8 and 1 patients were… Expand