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*  Aschoff body
They result from inflammation in the heart muscle and are characteristic of rheumatic heart disease. These nodules were ... therefore they are not characteristic of rheumatic heart disease Stage 3. Late fibrosis stage. It is the stage of healing by ... The pathognomonic feature of pancarditis in the case of rheumatic heart disease is the presence of Aschoff nodules or Aschoff ... Stage 1. Early exudative / degenerative stage the earliest sign of injury to the heart in rheumatic fever is apparent by fourth ...
*  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 ...
*  Hypertensive heart disease
... and hypertensive heart disease without heart failure (I11.9) are distinguished from chronic rheumatic heart diseases (I05-I09 ... According to ICD-10, hypertensive heart disease (I11), and its subcategories: hypertensive heart disease with heart failure ( ... Hypertensive heart disease is only one of several diseases attributable to high blood pressure. Other diseases caused by high ... other forms of heart disease (I30-I52) and ischemic heart diseases (I20-I25). However, since high blood pressure is a risk ...
*  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 ...
*  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 ...
*  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, ...
*  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 ...
*  Milroy Lectures
On the Incidence of Rheumatic Diseases 1931 Sheldon Francis Dudley, On Lessons on Infectious Diseases in The Royal Navy 1932 ... Public Health Aspect of Heart Disease in Childhood 1939 Donald Stewart, Industrial Medical Services In Great Britain: A ... Drug Abuse as a Communicable Disease 1972 A. Gerald Shaper, Cardiovascular Disease in the Tropics 1973 D.J. Bauer, Antiviral ... ISBN 978-0-8247-1992-0. Marvin I. Schwarz; Talmadge E. King (2010). Interstitial Lung Disease. PMPH-USA. p. 538. ISBN 978-1- ...
*  Al Sack
His health suffered throughout his life from rheumatic heart disease, which afflicted him since a child. On December 6, 1947, ... he suffered a fatal heart attack with the official cause of death listed as bronchial pneumonia. He was survived by his wife, ...
*  Martha Ripley
Ripley died on April 18, 1912, of complications from a respiratory infection and rheumatic heart disease. In accordance with ... Ripley was also a professor of children's diseases at the Homeopathic Medical College in Minnesota. Starting in 1883, Ripley ...
*  Ferial Karim
... she received preferential treatment from her parents ever since she was diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease; the young Vera ... Ferial died of heart failure while performing on stage on July 4, 1988 and was buried in Saint Elias Btina church in Beirut two ...
*  Dimagi
In 2013, Novartis partnered with Dimagi in an effort to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Zambia. Dimagi has participated in ... "Novartis collaboration aims to eliminate rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Zambia, Africa": http://www.novartis.com/newsroom/ ... The company designs clinical interfaces, health information systems, and mobile technologies to perform patient-level disease ...
*  List of autoimmune diseases
"Mimicry in recognition of cardiac myosin peptides by heart-intralesional T cell clones from rheumatic heart disease". Journal ... This list of autoimmune diseases is categorized by organ and tissue type to help locate diseases that may be similar. Overview ... These conditions are included here because: The disease was listed in the prior version of this table The disease is included ... This list includes conditions that are not diseases but signs common to autoimmune disease. Some, such as Chronic Fatigue ...
*  Frances McConnell-Mills
... after contracting rheumatic fever at the age of 20 which subsequently progressed to rheumatic heart disease. In 1944 she ... After battling lifelong health problems, including rheumatic heart disease and a leg amputation, McConnell died in 1975. She ...
*  Michael Donnelly (priest)
Father Michael died of rheumatic heart disease in 1982, in a small village outside of Seville, Spain. He had begun work on ...
*  HLA-DQ1
1999). "HLA class II associations with rheumatic heart disease are more evident and consistent among clinically homogeneous ... that increases for primary sclerosing cholangitis The same haplotype shows a negative association with rheumatic heart disease ... Grave's disease There is a negative association of this DR15-DQ1 haplotype in Japanese with inflammatory bowel disease. DQA1* ... Olerup O, Olsson R, Hultcrantz R, Broome U (1995). "HLA-DR and HLA-DQ are not markers for rapid disease progression in primary ...
*  Infective endocarditis
Risk factors include valvular heart disease including rheumatic disease, congenital heart disease, artificial valves, ... In rheumatic heart disease, infection occurs on the aortic and the mitral valves on the left side of the heart. Other factors ... Not all people with heart disease require antibiotics to prevent infective endocarditis. Heart diseases have been classified ... cyanotic congenital heart diseases Completely repaired congenital heart disease in their first 6 months Prosthetic heart valves ...
*  Naser Kamalian
A case of combined rheumatic heart disease, syphilitic aortitis, and silico-tuberculosis. Wis Med J. 1974 Jan; 73(1): S3-6. ... Kamalian is the first translator of Robin's Pathological Basis of Diseases into Persian. He has co-edited three major Persian ... PMID 4812546 Kamalian N, Dudley AW Jr, Beroukhim F. Wolman disease with jaundice and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Am J Dis Child. ...
*  Jonathan Carapetis
... the epidemiology and control of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Top End of the Northern Territory. ... including the establishment of Australia's first rheumatic heart disease control program in the north of Australia. He also ... Carapetis has written numerous textbook chapters on rheumatic fever, has been an invited speaker at more than 40 national and ... After a year spent working overseas as a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow in Canada, Carapetis returned to Australia in ...
*  Alun Oldfield-Davies
Oldfield-Davies died of pneumonia and rheumatic heart disease at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, on 1 December 1988 ...
*  Ampicillin
Genito-urinary tract infections prevent infection (prophylaxis) in those who previously had rheumatic heart disease or are ... Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. Oxford University Press. p. 721. ISBN 9780191503108. Archived from the ...
*  Streptococcus salivarius
This is also being investigated for its potential to prevent rheumatic heart disease which is also caused by S. pyogenes. ...
*  Susanna Blamire
Blamire suffered from a recurrent and severe form of rheumatic heart disease, which killed her at the age of 47. She died on 5 ... Her corpus contains Gothic allegories in Standard English; songs in the Scots dialect, such as What ails this Heart o' Mine; ... Anonymously, to the Scots Musical Museum, Blamire contributed songs in Lallans: What ails this Heart o' Mine?, and The Siller ... Croun (alias And ye shall walk in Silk Attire). With The Waefu' Heart, these three of her works were set to music by Joseph ...
*  Surgeons of Hope
Paar, J. A Pravelence of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Children and Young Adults in Nicaragua. The Amer. J. of Cardiology (www. ... "Heart Disease, Stroke and Research Statistics At-a-Glance" (PDF). "Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)". "Our Solution". "Pilot ... The Maputo Heart Institute was designed to provide preventative care and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, as well as to ... The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVDs), a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, on our global society is ...
*  Bhagawan Koirala
"Prevalence of rheumatic and congenital heart disease in schoolchildren of Kathmandu valley in Nepal". Indian Heart Journal. 55 ... His initiative gave a hope for treating heart diseases inside the country by establishing the first fully operational heart ... His social initiative came at the time when Nepal completely lacked resources to treat heart patients, and the rate of heart ... were having heart diseases followed by COPD (33%), where as diabetes and cancer accounted for 10% and 19% cases respectively. ...
*  Cardiac surgery
... to correct congenital heart disease; or to treat valvular heart disease from various causes, including endocarditis, rheumatic ... Overview at American Heart Association "Congenital Heart Disease Surgical Corrective Procedures", a list of surgical procedures ... It is often used to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, with coronary artery bypass grafting); ... Recovery from open heart surgery begins with about 48 hours in an intensive care unit, where heart rate, blood pressure, and ...