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acute endocarditis

Known as: Acute endocarditis, unspecified 
Acute inflammation of the endocardium. Bacteria is the usual etiologic agent, and the distinction between "acute" and "subacute" has traditionally… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Coagulase-positive Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is the major causal pathogen of acute endocarditis, a rapidly progressing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Major scores for the evaluation of procedural risk in cardiac surgery are the European system for cardiac operative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The study was conducted to evaluate the long-term results of homograft reconstruction of the left ventricular outflow… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the feasibility and immediate and late results of mitral valve repair (MVRep) for acute and… Expand
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Mitral valve repair offers a survival benefit compared with valve replacement in surgery for non… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Inflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-1 (IL-1) and tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), as well as shear stress, cause… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The literature on infective endocarditis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is virtually confined to case reports… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Forty patients were operated on in the early phase of active endocarditis between 1980 and 1988. Indications for operation were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In 105 patients with active infective endocarditis, disease-associated complications defined as severe heart failure (New York… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
(1) Neurologic complications remain a significant problem in bacterial endocarditis. Of 218 patients with endocarditis, 84 (39… Expand
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