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*  Streptococcus
Rheumatic fever, a disease that affects the joints, kidneys, and heart valves, is a consequence of untreated strep A infection ... Rheumatic fever is caused by the antibodies created by the immune system to fight off the infection cross-reacting with other ... The diseases that may be caused include streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, necrotizing fasciitis, pneumonia, and bacteremia. ... Inflammation is thought to be the major cause of how pneumococci cause disease, hence the tendency of diagnoses associated with ...
*  Artificial heart valve
An artificial heart valve is a device implanted in the heart of a patient with valvular heart disease. When one of the four ... However, several heart valve pathologies (e.g. rheumatic endocarditis) may lead to clinically significant valvular ... This requires open-heart surgery. Valves are integral to the normal physiological functioning of the human heart. Natural heart ... The Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 3 Suppl 1: S94-101. PMID 8061875. Page describing types of heart valve replacements "New ...
*  Aschoff cell
In pathology, Aschoff (or Aschoff giant cells) cells are often cells associated with rheumatic heart disease. They are found in ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter IX: Diseases of the circulatory system
Other acute rheumatic heart disease (I01.9) Acute rheumatic heart disease, unspecified (I02) Rheumatic chorea (I05) Rheumatic ... Other rheumatic heart diseases (I09.0) Rheumatic myocarditis (I09.1) Rheumatic diseases of endocardium, valve unspecified ( ... Other ill-defined heart diseases (I51.9) Heart disease, unspecified (I52) Other heart disorders in diseases classified ... I00) Rheumatic fever without mention of heart involvement (I01) Rheumatic fever with heart involvement (I01.0) Acute rheumatic ...
*  Decellularization of porcine heart valve
Valvular disease is caused primarily by valvular lesions stemming from infections, especially rheumatic fever (Streptococceus ... Decellularization of porcine heart valves is the removal of cells along with antigenic cellular elements by either physical or ... Genetic predisposition for valvular disease is uncommon. Xenogeneic antigens are recognized as foreign by the human body and ... Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves: Decellularized Porcine and Human Valve Scaffolds Differ Importantly in Residual Potential ...
*  Rheumatic fever
The heart is involved in about half of cases. Damage to the heart valves, known as rheumatic heart disease (RHD), usually ... rheumatic heart failure responds well to corticosteroids. About 33 million people are affected by rheumatic heart disease with ... Rheumatic fever (RF) is an inflammatory disease that can involve the heart, joints, skin, and brain. The disease typically ... Recurrent bouts of rheumatic fever can lead to valvular heart disease. Heart complications may be long-term and severe, ...
*  Antibiotic prophylaxis
A Guideline From the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease Committee, Council on ... The American Heart Association (AHA) now recommends antibiotic prophylaxis for very few patients since only a small number of ... 31 from the Cleveland Clinic Antimicrobial prophylaxis Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Disease ... Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, ...
*  Charles Fox Parham
While he recovered from the rheumatic fever, it appears the disease probably weakened his heart muscles and was a contributing ... As a boy, Parham had contracted a severe rheumatic fever which damaged his heart and contributed to his poor health. At one ... When his wife arrived, she found out that his heart was bad, and he was unable to eat. Against his wishes (he wanted to ... By 1927 early symptoms of heart problems were beginning to appear, and by the fall and summer of 1928, after returning from a ...
*  Second-degree atrioventricular block
... and chronically in ischemic heart disease and other structural diseases (amyloidosis, mitral valve prolapse, aortic valve ... It can be seen in myocardial ischemia, propranolol use, digitalis use, rheumatic fever, ... Second-degree atrioventricular block (AV block) is a disease of the electrical conduction system of the heart. It is a ... Lilly, L. S., Pathophysiology of Heart Disease. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007 Dubin, Dale (2000). Rapid ...
*  Heart
In some parts of the world rheumatic heart disease is a major cause of valvular heart disease, typically leading to mitral or ... Heart failure is the end result of many diseases affecting the heart, but is most commonly associated with ischaemic heart ... In a healthy heart blood flows one way through the heart due to heart valves, which prevent backflow. The heart is enclosed in ... www.heart.org. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2016. "Different heart diseases". World Heart ...
*  Kawasaki disease
In developed nations, it appears to have replaced acute rheumatic fever as the most common cause of acquired heart disease in ... The heart complications are the most important aspect of Kawasaki disease. It is the main cause of heart disease acquired in ... are often observed in the acute phase of Kawasaki disease due to inflammation of the heart valve or inflammation of the heart ... Children with Kawasaki disease should be hospitalized and cared for by a physician who has experience with this disease. When ...
*  Stroke
... rheumatic disease of the mitral or aortic valve disease, artificial heart valves, known cardiac thrombus of the atrium or ... Moyamoya disease and fibromuscular dysplasia. Small vessel disease involves the smaller arteries inside the brain: branches of ... Diseases that may form thrombi in the small vessels include (in descending incidence): lipohyalinosis (build-up of fatty ... Diseases that may form thrombi in the large vessels include (in descending incidence): atherosclerosis, vasoconstriction ( ...
*  Edwards Lifesciences
... when he suffered two bouts of a disease called rheumatic fever, which can scar heart valves and eventually cause the heart to ... with an entrepreneurial spirit and a dream of helping patients with heart disease. His fascination with healing the heart was ... need to stop the patient's heart and connect them to a heart-lung machine that temporarily takes over the function of the heart ... Visualizing the Sapien Heart Valve American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME Edward Lifesciences Receives FDA Approval ...
*  Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
... leading to a better understanding of many diseases of the kidneys, heart, muscles and nervous system. 1923 - John J.R. Macleod ... discovery of early treatment of strep throat infections to prevent rheumatic fever; development of an early heart-lung machine ... Professor Frederick Cross developed first heart-lung machine for use in open heart surgeries. 1961 - Professor Austin ... Richard Walsh, MD (Chair of Medicine, Case Medical Center) - Current editor of Hurst's The Heart Manual of Cardiology. Peter ...
*  David Pitcairn
... that David Pitcairn was the first to discover that valvular disease of the heart was a frequent result of rheumatic fever, and ... who died of the same disease three months later. Pitcairn's body was examined by Benjamin Collins Brodie the elder, in the ...
*  John Cargill Brough
Brough suffered from heart disease, most likely the result of a childhood attack of rheumatic fever, that forced him to curtail ...
*  PON1
... heart disease and stroke), diabetes, liver and kidney diseases, rheumatic diseases, eye diseases (macular degeneration), cancer ... Mackness B, Durrington PN, Mackness MI (Aug 2002). "The paraoxonase gene family and coronary heart disease". Current Opinion in ... An association between PON1 gene polymorphism and susceptibility to Parkinson's disease was not found in a Chinese population. ... Because of its ability to destroy oxidised-lipids PON1 appears to play some role in all these diseases. However, the greatest ...
*  Pericarditis
... rheumatic fever, IgG4-related disease Myocardial infarction (Dressler's syndrome) Trauma to the heart Uremia (uremic ... Austin Flint (1862). "Lectures on the diagnosis of diseases of the heart: Lecture VIII". American Medical Times: Being a weekly ... The Task force on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases of the European society of cardiology". Eur. Heart J. 25 ... jugular vein distention from right sided heart failure and fluid overload), distant heart sounds on auscultation, and ...
*  PR interval
Prolongation can be associated with hypokalemia, acute rheumatic fever, or carditis associated with Lyme disease. A short PR ... "Heart rate variability in children with acute rheumatic fever". Cardiol Young. 22 (3): 285-92. doi:10.1017/S1047951111001429. ... A variable PR interval may indicate other types of heart block.[citation needed] PR segment depression may indicate atrial ... may indicate a first degree heart block. ...
*  Health effects of tobacco
Although nicotine does play a role in acute episodes of some diseases (including stroke, impotence, and heart disease) by its ... Joyce JW (May 1990). "Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans)". Rheumatic Diseases Clinics of North America. 16 (2): 463 ... Cigar smoking also increases the risk of lung and heart diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A common belief ... Smoking also increases the chance of heart disease, stroke, atherosclerosis, and peripheral vascular disease. Several ...
*  Streptococcal pharyngitis
In children, acute rheumatic fever is rare in most of the developed world. It is, however, the leading cause of acquired heart ... In areas of the world where rheumatic fever is uncommon, a negative rapid strep test is sufficient to rule out the disease. A ... such as a family member having the disease. The Infectious Disease Society of America recommends against empirical treatment ... 2012 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 55 (10): e86-102. doi:10.1093/cid/ ...
*  Bradypnea
... activity Degeneration of heart tissue because of aging Damage to tissues in the heart from heart attack or heart disease High ... Inflammatory disease, such as lupus or rheumatic fever Buildup of iron in the organs known as hemochromatosis Medications, such ... blood pressure or hypertension Congenital heart defect which is disorder present at birth Heart tissue infection also known as ... myocarditis -Complication of heart surgery Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid gland Imbalance of electrolytes which are ...
*  Embryonal fyn-associated substrate
In this work, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from patients with rheumatoid heart disease (RHD) and control subjects ... Another study suggested that EFS might contribute to acute rheumatic fever susceptibility. ... The changes in EFS expression and post-translational modification in the context of disease discussed below are summarized in ... These results may imply the role of EFS as a disease progression modifier, although further testing and establishment of ...
*  Alvan Feinstein
The other, which does result in heart disease, has no symptoms to evoke early detection. Thus, diagnosis of the disease at an ... he studied patients with rheumatic fever and challenged the belief that proper treatment after an early diagnosis kept those ... He demonstrated that the disease had different forms including one which causes joint pain and seldom progresses to heart ... His editorial work included that of the Journal of Chronic Diseases (1982-1988) and he founded and was editor of the Journal of ...
*  Anti-miRNA oligonucleotides
Because of this, the amount of hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis of cardiomyocytes is be reduced in heart disease. Due to the ... the immune system and rheumatic disease". Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology. 4 (10): 534-541. doi:10.1038/ncprheum0885. ... miRNA regulation can allow us to more deeply understand the development of the heart, as well as the survival of heart muscle ... AMOs can also be used to prevent apoptosis, or organ hypoplasia, of the heart in the presence of high concentrations of ...
*  F. Mason Sones
On October 30, 1958, while working in the Cardiac Laboratory on a 26-year-old patient with rheumatic heart disease, Sones was ... Texas Heart Institute Journal. 12 (4): 356-358. PMC 341889 . Ray C. Fish Award - Texas Heart Institute Sheldon, WC (May 1989 ... In 1973 he was awarded the Texas Heart Institute's Ray C. Fish Award. He was a leading participant in the founding of the ... Sones expected the man's heart to go into fibrillation and prepared to do an emergency open chest massage. But instead of ...
*  Systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis
... "juvenile-onset Still's disease", to distinguish it from adult-onset Still's disease. However, there is some evidence that the ... Predominantly extra-articular manifestations like high fevers, rheumatic rash, enlargement of the liver and spleen, enlargement ... Others manifestations include inflammation of the pleura, inflammation of the pericardium, inflammation of the heart's muscular ... "Still's Disease". MedicineNet. Retrieved 8 June 2017. Luthi F, Zufferey P, Hofer MF, So AK (2002). ""Adolescent-onset Still's ...