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  • aortic
  • The clinical and pathologic findings in three patients with bacterial infection at the sites of prosthetic aortic valves are described. (ahajournals.org)
  • Calcific cerebral arterial embolization in the setting of bacterial endocarditis superimposed on prior rheumatic aortic valvular disease. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 1 This model showed that endothelial damage and bacterial deposition occur in the low-pressure area immediately distal to an obstruction, such as coarctation of the aorta, a regurgitant mitral or aortic valve, or a ventricular septal defect. (aafp.org)
  • Complications
  • Despite advances in antimicrobial therapy and the diagnosis and treatment of complications, bacterial endocarditis continues to be responsible for substantial morbidity and mortality. (aafp.org)
  • The new guidelines, however, require antibiotics prior to dental procedures only for cardiac conditions associated with the highest risk of complications from endocarditis. (nyhq.org)
  • Osler's
  • Osler's nodes can also be seen in Systemic lupus erythematosus Marantic endocarditis Disseminated gonococcal infection Distal to infected arterial catheter Osler's nodes are named after Sir William Osler who described them in the early 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary
  • RICHARD FEE, General Secretary of the Life and Mission Agency, will be returning to his office this month after he was diagnosed with bacterial endocarditis with pulmonary edema in April and had to undergo operations on his heart which he describes in a notice of thanks in this issue of the Record (page 14) as "awe-inspiring and amazingly dedicated medical care. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This is possibly the only confirmed case of C. innocuum endocarditis involving the pulmonary and tricuspid valves resulting in multiple emboli and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • organism
  • The duration and intensity of treatment depends on the severity of the infection and the type of bacterial organism responsible. (rxlist.com)
  • At the same time, we prefer the use of a more specific and accurate heading, namely, infected intracranial aneurysm, to include the categories of intracranial bacterial aneurysm, fungal aneurysm, spirochetal aneurysm, infested or amebic aneurysm, viral aneurysm and phytotic aneurysm, according to the specific infecting organism or agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • intravenous
  • Endocarditis is suspected in a patient with a heart murmur and unexplained fever for at least one week, and in an intravenous drug abuser with a fever, even in the absence of hearing a murmur. (healthcentral.com)
  • Other common sources include cavernous sinus thrombosis, bacterial meningitis, poor dental hygiene and intravenous drug use. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcome
  • In the guidelines, cardiac conditions are stratified into high-, moderate- and negligible-risk categories based on the potential outcome if endocarditis develops. (aafp.org)