A Case of Acute Aortic Failure and Cerebral Infarcts due to Infective Endocarditis in a Patient Addict to Fentanyl and Alcohol-Management and Treatment
A patient with infective endocarditis associated with multiple cerebral hemorrhagic and infarct areas, brain abscess, pleural effusion, ARDS (Acute respiratory distress syndrome) and bicytopenia, with history of one attack pancreatitis and addiction to fentanyl and alcohol is treated.
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Infective Endocarditis in the U.S., 1998–2009: A Nationwide Study
- Medicine, BiologyPloS one
Endocarditis is more common in the U.S. than previously believed, and is steadily increasing, and preventive efforts should focus on device-associated and health-care-associated infections.
Echodetection of Disseminated Endocardial Vegetations in a Patient with Active IV Drug Abuse
- Medicine, BiologyEchocardiography
Two‐dimensional and three‐dimensional transesophageal echocardiograms demonstrated the pattern of endocarditis with clarity in a patient who had severe sepsis and bacteremia with Methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus.
Trends in Infective Endocarditis Incidence, Microbiology, and Valve Replacement in the United States From 2000 to 2011: The Devil Is in the Details.
- MedicineJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Contemporary Drug Treatment of Infective Endocarditis
- Medicine, BiologyAmerican Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Treatment of IE should be targeted toward the causative microorganism and must be based on the type and location of valve involved (native, prosthetic, left or right sided), the clinical status of the patient, and the likelihood for clinical success.
Surgical outcomes of infective endocarditis among intravenous drug users.
- MedicineThe Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children
- Medicine, Biology
Introduction to Pathophysiology PART ONE: CENTRAL CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: CELLS AND TISSUES Unit I: The Cell * Cellular Biology * Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology * The Cellular Environment:…
Infectious endocarditis: diagnosis and treatment.
- Medicine, BiologyAmerican family physician
Patients with infectious endocarditis should be educated about the importance of daily dental hygiene, regular visits to the dentist, and the need for antibiotic prophylaxis before certain procedures.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Role of Current Recommendations by the American Heart Association for Infective Endocarditis
- MedicinePediatric Cardiology
A case of a teenager with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that had an atypical presentation of infective endocarditis is presented.
Recommendations for the practice of echocardiography in infective endocarditis.
- MedicineEuropean journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology
The current 'recommendations for the practice of echocardiography in infective endocarditis' aims to provide both an updated summary concerning the value and limitations of e chocardiographic in IE, and clear and simple recommendations for the optimal use of both transthoracic and transoesophageal echocentrics in IE.
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