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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 ...
*  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 ...
*  Mitral valve prolapse
Rheumatic fever is common worldwide and responsible for many cases of damaged heart valves. Chronic rheumatic heart disease is ... All had rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and presented with prolonged fever. All had severe eccentric mitral regurgitation (MR). ( ... Heart complications may be long-term and severe, particularly if valves are involved. Rheumatic fever, since the advent of ... is a valvular heart disease characterized by the displacement of an abnormally thickened mitral valve leaflet into the left ...
*  Outline of cardiology
... and other lung pathologies that can affect the heart Rheumatic diseases can have significant cardiac findings and is too ... As such, the treatment for RCM is to treat the disease causing the RCM. Heart failure - Heart failure is failure of the heart ... American College of Cardiology American Heart Association Heart Rhythm Society Indian Heart Association National Heart ... coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field ...
*  Heart valve
Valvular heart disease is diagnosed by echocardiography, which is a form of ultrasound. Damaged and defective heart valves can ... Stenosis of the mitral valve is a common complication of rheumatic fever. Inflammation of the valves can be caused by infective ... "Heart Valves". American Heart Association, Inc -- 10000056 Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. American Heart Association, Inc. ... The symptoms of the disease will depend on the affected valve, the type of disease, and the severity of the disease. For ...
*  Mitral valve repair
Mitral regurgitation may also occur as a result of ischemic heart disease (coronary artery disease) or non-ischemic heart ... The patient was a 12-year-old girl with rheumatic mitral stenosis. The development of the heart-lung machine in the 1950s paved ... This is the first and the most comprehensive web portal tracing the history of valvular heart disease over a five-century ... The beating heart mitral valve replacement technique is as safe as the arrested heart technique, and is the recommended ...
*  Systemic lupus erythematosus
Males tend to have more seizures, kidney disease, serositis (inflammation of tissues lining the lungs and heart), skin problems ... "Article on the classification of rheumatic diseases". Rheumatology.org. 2011-06-08. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. ... Rates of disease in the developing world are unclear. Lupus is Latin for "wolf": the disease was so-named in the 13th century ... Genetic studies of the rates of disease in families supports the genetic basis of this disease with a heritability of >66%. ...
*  Harold S. Johnston
In the early 1930s, Johnston contracted rheumatic fever and the illness affected his heart. A physician uncle told Johnston's ... Johnston said he later learned that the disease was associated with an average survival period of fifteen years at the time. ... because of his early bout with rheumatic fever, but he remained in good health until he was more than 90 years old. He died in ...
*  Streptococcus pyogenes
Rheumatic fever is characterised by inflammation of the joints and/or heart following an episode of streptococcal pharyngitis. ... Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Division of Bacterial Diseases. Page maintained by: ... In general, the genome of S. pyogenes strains isolated during disease are >90% identical, they differ by the phage they carry. ... Wilson LG (October 1987). "The early recognition of streptococci as causes of disease". Med Hist. 31 (4): 403-14. doi:10.1017/ ...
*  Herbert Davies
... he published a manual Lectures on the Physical Diagnosis of the Diseases of the Lungs and Heart, London, 1851, which reached a ... second edition in 1854, and was translated into German and Dutch; and On the Treatment of Rheumatic Fever in its Acute Stage, ... Papers on the form and areas of the heart's orifices are in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1870 and 1872. Davies married ...
*  2013 New Zealand budget
35.5 million for diabetes and heart disease. $100 million extra to meet population changes and cost pressures in disability ... More than $21 million to reduce the incidence of rheumatic fever and undertake rheumatic fever vaccine research. $18.2 million ... More than $21 million over the next four years for rheumatic fever prevention. An extra $1.5 million for Budgeting Services in ... 25 million to increase the number of people being screened for diseases, particularly breast cancer. ...
*  Gladys Swarthout
She died on July 7, 1969, aged 68, in Florence, Italy from heart disease. Gladys Swarthout Sings Your Favorites, 1959, RCA ... Later, she began a campaign to ensure that parents knew the dangers of unsuspected rheumatic fever. In 1958, Dr. Paul Dudley ... American whose faith and courage in meeting the personal challenge of heart disease have inspired new hope for hearts. She ... In 1956, Swarthout was diagnosed with a mitral heart valve problem. She eventually decided to undergo open heart surgery; she ...
*  Inflammation
Non-immune diseases with causal origins in inflammatory processes include cancer, atherosclerosis, and ischemic heart disease. ... cystitis Mast Cell Activation Syndrome Mastocytosis Otitis Pelvic inflammatory disease Reperfusion injury Rheumatic fever ... "C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Testing for Heart Disease". WebMD. Retrieved 2017-06-04. Shoelson, SE; Lee, J; Goldfine, AB (July 2006 ... Acne vulgaris Asthma Autoimmune diseases Autoinflammatory diseases Celiac disease Chronic prostatitis Colitis Diverticulitis ...
*  Age-related mobility disability
"Executive summary: Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2016 update: A report from the American Heart Association." Circulation ... "Association of Locomotor Complaints and Disability in the Rotterdam Study." Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 54.9 (1995): 721- ... The increase in the rate of disability causes loss of functional independence and increases the risk of future chronic diseases ... There are number of factors that could be associated with mobility disability, but according to the Centers for Disease Control ...
*  Sinus bradycardia
... because their trained hearts can pump enough blood in each contraction to allow a low resting heart rate. Sinus bradycardia can ... Sleep Hypothermia Hypothyroidism Roemheld syndrome Intrinsic disease of the SA node (E.g. sick sinus syndrome). An effect of ... It may be secondary to infections like diphtheria, acute rheumatic fever, viral myocarditis. Increased intracranial pressure. ... Heart rates considered bradycardic vary by species; for example, in the common housecat, a rate of under 120 beats per minute ...
*  Natural product
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 13 (3): 190-200. doi:10.1136/ard.13.3.190. PMC 1006735 . PMID 13198053. Sneader W (2005). " ... ISBN 978-0-471-89979-2. Li JL (2009). "Discovery of Lipitor". Triumph of the Heart: the Story of Statins. New York, NY: Oxford ... Finally, a number natural product drugs are used to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure. These include the ... Natural products sometimes have therapeutic benefit as traditional medicines for treating diseases, yielding knowledge to ...
*  Amaurosis fugax
... valvular abnormalities including post-rheumatic valvular disease, mitral valve prolapse, and a bicuspid aortic valve, and (3) ... Cardiac emboli: Thrombotic emboli arising from the heart may also cause luminal obstruction of the retinal, ophthalmic, and/or ... 1998). "Cerebrovascular disease". In Hoyt, William Graves; Miller, Neil; Newman, Nancy J.; Walsh, Frank. Walsh and Hoyt's ... "Unilateral visual loss in bright light may indicate ipsilateral carotid artery occlusive disease and may reflect the inability ...
*  David D. Rutstein
... the United Kingdom and Canada and was supported by the American Heart Association's Council on Rheumatic Fever and by the ... Rutstein's non-teaching clinical work included studies on cardiovascular physiological changes in infectious diseases; an ... the Gold Heart Award from the American Heart Association, and the French Legion of Honour. Dr. David Rutstein, 77, Dies: Ex- ... His work on rheumatic fever took place in the United States, ... and the Rheumatic Fever Service of the House of the Good ...
*  Amyloidosis
"Amyloid heart disease. New frontiers and insights in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management". Texas Heart Institute Journal ... Hazenberg, BP (May 2013). "Amyloidosis: a clinical overview". Rheumatic Diseases Clinics of North America. 39 (2): 323-45. doi: ... Amyloid deposition in the heart can cause both diastolic and systolic heart failure. EKG changes may be present, showing low ... "Amyloidosis primary cutaneous - Disease - Organizations - Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) - NCATS Program ...
*  Goulstonian Lecture
"The Autonomic Nervous System in its Relation to Some Forms of Heart and Lung Disease: I. Heart Disease". BMJ. 2 (5038): 173-9. ... KELLGREN JH (1952). "Some Concepts of Rheumatic Disease". Br Med J. 1: 1152-7. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.4769.1152. PMC 2023637 . PMID ... Valvular disease of the Heart 1852 George Johnson 1853 William Jenner, Acute Specific Diseases 1854 Francis Sibson 1855 Edmund ... Use and Diseases 1723 1725 William Rutty Urinary Tract and its Diseases 1727 William Wood, A mechanical essay upon the heart ...
*  Ramón M. Suárez Calderon
... for the clinical identification and treatment of the disease which causes heart rheumatism. Suárez Calderon was born in the ... He also conducted investigations related to rheumatic fever and its causes. In 1945, Suárez Calderón published his findings in ... treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. In 1999, the first heart transplant in Puerto Rico was made in said ... Glucose and the heart: Boletín Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico 1974". Boletin de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico. 75 (11 ...
*  Erysipelas
This disease is diagnosed mainly by the appearance of well-demarcated rash and inflammation. Blood cultures are unreliable for ... Glomerulonephritis can follow an episode of streptococcal erysipelas or other skin infection, but not rheumatic fever. ... such as can in turn be caused by venous insufficiency or heart failure. Lymphatic damage Necrotizing fasciitis, commonly known ... The disease prognosis includes: Spread of infection to other areas of body can occur through the bloodstream (bacteremia), ...
*  Frederic John Poynton
In 1907, he wrote a book on Heart Disease and Thoracic Aneurysm. He was particularly interested in childhood rheumatism, a ... He was awarded the Dawson Williams Memorial prize for founding the Heard Homes for convalescent rheumatic children in London. ...
*  Edward Latham Ormerod
Clinical Observations on Continued Fever', 1848 On Fatty degeneration of the Heart, 1849 On non-rheumatic Pericarditis, 1853 ... "Valvular disease of the heart". In 1853 he was appointed physician to the Sussex County Hospital. During this time he published ... He died in 1873 of disease of the bladder. He had married in 1853 Mary Olivia Porter, who died later the same year and in 1856 ...
*  Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
... by the Royal family in memory of Prince Sree Avittom Thirunal who died at the age of eight years of rheumatic heart disease. ... A heart foundation was initiated in his honor to extend cardiology care to the poor. He is a recipient of Padmashri title. K. ... Organized Health Action by People for study of lifestyle diseases in Kerala. K V Krishna das, Eminent physician K. N. Pai is a ... A separate department of Infectious Diseases was established in 1983. Dr.R.Kesavan Nair FRCS who was then the chief surgeon at ...
*  Autoimmunity
... heart, joint, skin, basal ganglia) argues against a cardiac specific antigen. It remains entirely possible that the disease is ... Although rheumatic fever has been attributed to molecular mimicry for half a century no antigen has been formally identified ( ... Although this route to autoimmune disease may underlie various degenerative disease states, no diagnostics for this disease ... Addison's disease Gastrointestinal: Coeliac disease, Crohn's disease, Pernicious anaemia Dermatologic: Pemphigus vulgaris, ...