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Endocarditis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Endocarditis is an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart, the endocardium. The most common structures involved are the heart valves.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia Endocarditis
Endocarditis is an inflammation of the inside lining of the heart chambers and heart valves (endocardium).
MedlinePlus Endocarditis
Endocarditis is an inflammation of your heart's inner lining. The most common type, bacterial endocarditis, occurs when germs enter your heart.
Endocarditis - MayoClinic.com
Endocarditis - Comprehensive overview covers symptoms and prevention of this heart infection.
Endocarditis is also called bacterial endocarditis or infectious endocarditis. This is a rare but very serious disease. You're at risk for developing endocarditis if earlier information referred you to this section.
Infective Endocarditis - Signs and Symptoms
Infective endocarditis is an infection of the heart -- either the lining, called the endocardium, or the valves -- caused by bacteria.
Guidelines for the prevention of endocarditis report of the ...
Guidelines for the prevention of endocarditis: report of the Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
Libman-Sacks endocarditis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Libman-Sacks endocarditis is a form of nonbacterial endocarditis that is seen in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Bacterial Endocarditis
Antibiotics are recommended for patients at risk for developing endocarditis. A person is most at risk when undergoing those dental or surgical procedures most likely to produce bacteremia with organisms that commonly cause endocarditis.
eMedicine - Endocarditis Article by Keith A Marill, MD
Endocarditis - Infective endocarditis 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. Endocarditis can be broken down into the following categories: Native valve (acute and subacute) endocarditis Prosthetic valve (early and late) endocarditis Endocarditis related to intravenous drug use Native valve endocarditis (acute and subacute) Native valve acute endocarditis usually has an aggressive course. Virulent organisms, such as ...
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