bacterial endocarditis


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Related to bacterial endocarditis: subacute bacterial endocarditis

bacterial endocarditis

[bak′tir·ē·əl ‚en·dō‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the endocardium due to bacterial invasion. Also known as subacute bacterial endocarditis.
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Antibiotics for the prophylaxis of bacterial endocarditis in dentistry.
Streptococcus bovis subacute bacterial endocarditis as a presenting symptom of occult double carcinoma of the colon.
He was subsequently diagnosed with bacterial endocarditis and died on May 18, 1911 at 41 years of age.
* There is a risk of bacterial endocarditis in the presence of central venous catheters.
Enterococcus species are also responsible for many clinical infections including those of the urinary tract, bacteremia, bacterial endocarditis, diverticulitis, and meningitis.
Bacteria that live in the mouth and throat can also cause heart infection (subacute bacterial endocarditis).
After several hundred years of theory development and research by scientists around the world, the American Heart Association (AHA) published the first document recommending prophylaxis against bacterial endocarditis. This historic year was 1955.
Acute bacterial endocarditis was ruled out by trans-thoracic echo (TTE).
According to Karchmer (2001), the intracardiac complications during bacterial endocarditis show that the mortality rate is unacceptable when the treatment is limited to the use of antibiotics.
Emboli may also occur spontaneously or rarely due to bacterial endocarditis. (4,5)
Predictors of prognosis and risk of acute renal failure in bacterial endocarditis. Clin Nephrol 1998; 49:96-101.