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Endocarditis and Bacteremia
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Endocarditis is defined as inflammation of the inner lining of the heart and heart valves, or endocardium. Infections are the most common cause of endocarditis. From the Washington Manual of Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Consult.

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The American journal of cardiology
DescriptorName: Endocarditis, Bacterial... Abstract: The objectives of this study were to describe and compare the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with definite and possible infective endocarditis (IE) involving prosthetic heart valve, and to identify prognostic factors for long-term mortality, using data from an unselected cohort of consecutive patients.
Endocarditis (3), Infections (3), Staphylococcal Infections (1), more mentions
JAMA internal medicine
... are associated with improved outcomes for patients with S aureus bacteremia, including appropriate antibiotic prescribing, use of echocardiography to identify endocarditis, and consultation with infectious diseases (ID) specialists ... care processes has increased in routine care for S aureus bacteremia or whether use of these processes has led to large ... evidence-based care processes in routine care for S aureus bacteremia with mortality AbstractText: This retrospective observational cohort study examined all ...
Infectious Diseases (5)
Bacteremia (9), Infections (2), Staphylococcal Infections (1), more mentions
The New England journal of medicine
CitationSubset: AIM. CitationSubset: IM. DescriptorName: Aged. DescriptorName: Bacteremia. DescriptorName: Blood Culture. DescriptorName: Campylobacter Infections. DescriptorName: Campylobacter jejuni. DescriptorName: Delirium. DescriptorName: Diagnosis, Differential. DescriptorName: Fatal Outcome. DescriptorName: Female. DescriptorName: Heart Failure. DescriptorName: Hepatitis, Autoimmune. DescriptorName: Humans. DescriptorName: Immunocompromised Host. DescriptorName: Jaundice. DescriptorName: Liver Failure, Acute. DescriptorName: Liver Function Tests. DescriptorName: Lung.
Infectious Diseases (1), Immune System Diseases (1)
Bacteremia (2), Campylobacter Infections (1), Heart Failure (1), more mentions
Mayo Clinic proceedings
Beyond Vasoprotection: Statins and Risk Reduction for Community-Acquired Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia..
Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Bacteremia (2), more mentions
Mayo Clinic proceedings
AbstractText: To ascertain whether persons treated with statins experience a decreased risk of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (CA-SAB) as compared with nonusers AbstractText: Using population-based medical registries, we conducted a case-control study including all adults with first-time CA-SAB and population controls matched on age ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (8)
Bacteremia (2), Dyslipidemias (1), Staphylococcal Infections (1), more mentions
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
... To assess the relation between invasive dental procedures and infective endocarditis associated with oral streptococci among people with prosthetic heart valves ... 2008 and July 2014.Main outcome measures Oral streptococcal infective endocarditis was identified using primary discharge diagnosis codes... were performed to estimate the rate of oral streptococcal infective endocarditis during the three month period after invasive dental procedures compared ...
Infectious Diseases (3)
Endocarditis (8), more mentions
DescriptorName: Endocarditis... The aim of the study was to draw a comparison between the characteristics of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with cancer and those of IE in noncancer patients.Patients with IE ... Prosthetic endocarditis (21.7% vs 30.3%, P = .022) and surgery when indicated (24.2% vs 46.5%, P < .01) were ...
Oncology (10)
Neoplasms (11), Endocarditis (4), Cross Infections (1), more mentions
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Antibiotic prophylaxis probably reduces the risk of developing bacteremia in patients at risk of developing infective endocarditis who are undergoing dental extractions..
Infectious Diseases (2)
Bacteremia (2), Endocarditis (2), more mentions
Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology
Law of Spatial Averaging During Endocardial Voltage Mapping: You Can't Trim Out the Fat!.
Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology
'… And now what to do?' Direct surgical trans-atrial endocardial pacing electrode implantation in a very complex situation..
European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
AbstractText: To report the mid-term results of our surgical ventricular restoration procedure, called the endocardial linear infarct exclusion technique (ELIET), for ischaemic cardiomyopathy AbstractText: From 2006 to 2015, 43 consecutive patients who underwent surgical ventricular restoration with ELIET for ischaemic cardiomyopathy were retrospectively analysed AbstractText: The mean age of ...
Cardiomyopathies (4), Mitral Valve Insufficiency (1), more mentions
Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
... emerging zero-fluoroscopy catheter-guidance techniques are of great interest AbstractText: We investigated, in a prospective pilot study, the feasibility and safety of the cryothermal (CA) slow-pathway ablation in patients with symptomatic atrioventricular-nodal-re-entry-tachycardia (AVNRT) using solely intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) for endovascular and endocardial catheter visualization.
Tachycardia (5), Cardiac Arrhythmia (1), more mentions
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography
... of this study was to determine discrepancies in 3D LV endocardial tracings and suggest tracing guidance AbstractText: Forty-five 3D LV ... The 3D meshes were compared with one another, and the endocardial areas of discrepancies were identified... and -4.2 ± 4.1%, respectively) AbstractText: Comparing 3D LV tracings, the endocardial areas that are the most difficult to delineate were identified.
Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology
Endocardial Unipolar Voltage Maps to Identify Epicardial Circuits During Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation in Chagasic Cardiomyopathy: When the Pot of Gold May Not Be at the Other End of the Rainbow..
Tachycardia (2), Cardiomyopathies (2), more mentions
The Journal of hospital infection
... a significant opportunistic organism in hospitalized and immunocompromised patients, particularly in cystic fibrosis [1] AIMS: We describe the epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of B. cepacia bacteraemia.The study examined 14 patients during their admission to three ICUs (Intensive Care Units) in a tertiary care hospital between January-June 2016.
Cystic Fibrosis (1), Hospital Infections (1), more mentions
BMJ open
... antiseptic body wash with octenidine reduces the risk of intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired primary bacteraemia and ICU-acquired multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) in a standard care setting AbstractText: EFFECT is ... of what mitts packages they are using.The two coprimary endpoints are ICU-acquired primary bacteraemia and ICU-acquired MDRO.
Hospital Infections (2), Infections (2), more mentions
The Journal of hospital infection
Abstract: Escherichia coli bacteraemia rates have been increasing in England. Using the national mandatory surveillance data for E. coli bacteraemia from 2012/13 to 2016/17, we aimed to estimate the incidence of E.coli bacteraemia and 30-day all-cause case fatality rate (CFR) by ... infection, it is estimated that the incidence of E. coli bacteraemia will be 90.5 (95% PI: 89.8-91.3) per 100 000 ...
Infections (2), more mentions
Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
... tigecycline in critically ill patients with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteraemia AbstractText: An observational cohort study was carried out... The source of bacteraemia was primary in 18% (21/118) of the patients, ventilator ... dose tigecycline was not associated with lower crude mortality of bacteraemia due to carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii in critically ill patients ...
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (1), more mentions
Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
We excluded all data from patients with concurrent bacteraemia with the same microorganism identified 7 days before to 2 days ... comprised 12 513 episodes of positive IVC tip cultures without concurrent bacteraemia... a microorganism was identified on a removed IVC tip without concurrent bacteraemia... Keyword: Delayed bacteraemia. Keyword: Subsequent bacteraemia.
Infectious Diseases (2)
Infections (6), more mentions
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
Compared with baseline, only the median time to optimal therapy for MSSA bacteraemia was reduced in both the intervention and post-intervention periods (17 versus ... BC-GP assay led to improvements in antibiotic therapy for patients with bacteraemia due to Gram-positive cocci, even after the AS intervention was discontinued.
Infectious Diseases (3), more mentions
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