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Chronic infectious endocarditis by Sir William Osler

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Published by s.n. in S.l .
Written in English


  • Heart,
  • Diseases,
  • Coeur,
  • Endocarditis,
  • Maladies,
  • Endocardite

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Statementby William Osler
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 9-90068, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 9-90068
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.)
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24875275M
ISBN 100659900688

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Endocarditis was first described by William Osler in It is an inflammatory process that affects the endocardium and may have an infective or noninfective (eg, systemic lupus erythematosus) origin. It is uncommon in the western world (22 cases per million), but more prevalent in developing countries. Introduction Infective endocarditis (IE) is an infectious and inflammatory process of endothelial lining of the heart structures and valves. It is most commonly caused by bacterial and fungal infections, although non-infective causes of endocarditis occur, this chapter will concentrate on infective causes. This protean disease, whose salient features have been known for centuries, continues to pose major diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Infective endocarditis predominantly affects cardiac valves and leads to local destruction with subsequent regurgitation. Embolism, especially to the brain, is the most feared extracardiac complication. Diagnosis rests on positive blood cultures and. Infective endocarditis is defined by a focus of infection within the heart and is a feared disease across the field of cardiology. It is frequently acquired in the health care setting, and more than one-half of cases now occur in patients without known heart disease. Despite optimal care, mortality approaches 30% at 1 year. The challenges posed byCited by:

Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium, which is the inner lining of your heart chambers and heart valves. Endocarditis generally occurs when bacteria, fungi or other germs from another part of your body, such as your mouth, spread through your bloodstream and attach to . described chronic rheumatic valvulitis with aortic valve endocarditis, correlated in great detail with the clinical course of the patient with the findings at autopsy. Both Giovanni Maria Lancisi () and Raymond de Vieussens () described lesions likely representing aortic valve infective endocarditis prior to Morgagni 7, but. MID 9 Infective Endocarditis: Definitions • A microbial infection of a cardiac valve or the endocardium caused by bacteria, fungi, or chlamydia • Often categorized as acute or s ubacute based on the rapidity of the clinical course – Alternatively described by type of risk factor e.g., nosocomial, prosthetic valve, intravenous drug use File Size: 1MB. The most recent practice guideline from the American Heart Association for the Prevention of Infective Endocarditis, published in , calls into question many of the long-held assumptions about IE prevention, and contains many new and revised recommendations [].Cited by:

Infective endocarditis (IE) is defined as an infection of the endocardial surface of the heart, which may include one or more heart valves, the mural endocardium, or a septal defect. Its intracardiac effects include severe valvular insufficiency, which may lead to intractable congestive heart failure and myocardial : Hardcover. Bruno Hoen. Arnold Bayer. The global significance of infective endocarditis (IE) caused by Staphylococcus aureus is unknown. To document the international emergence of . Infective endocarditis (IE), also called bacterial endocarditis (BE), is an infection caused by bacteria that enter the bloodstream and settle in the heart lining, a heart valve or a blood vessel. IE is uncommon, but people with some heart conditions have a greater risk of developing it. View an illustration of endocarditis. Chapter 83 – Infective Endocarditis and Valvular Disease Episode Overview: 1. List 6 risk factors for bacterial endocarditis 2. List 5 common bacteria responsible for infective endocarditis 3. Give three examples of immunologic sequelae of infective endocarditis 4. Give three examples of vascular sequelae of infective endocarditis Size: KB.