Cardiovascular Infections

Cardiovascular Infections

Contents Infective EndocarditisPotential SeverityEpidemiologyKey PointsAbout the Epidemiology of Infective EndocarditisPathogenesis and Predisposing Risk FactorsHost FactorsKey PointsAbout Host Factors in the Pathogenesis of Infective EndocarditisBacterial FactorsKey PointsAbout Bacterial Factors in the Pathogenesis of Infective EndocarditisCauses of Bacteremia Leading to EndocarditisKey PointsAbout Causes of Bacteremia Potentially Leading to Infective EndocarditisCauses of Infective EndocarditisKey Points About the Causes of Infective EndocarditisClinical ManifestationsCase 1HistoryKey PointsAbout the History in Infective EndocarditisKey PointsAbout the Physical Findings in Infective EndocarditisLaboratory FindingsKey PointsAbout the Laboratory Findings in Infective EndocarditisDiagnosisBlood CulturesEchocardiographyThe Modified Duke CriteriaComplicationsKey PointsAbout the Diagnosis of Infective EndocarditisCardiac ComplicationsSystemic EmboliMycotic AneurysmsNeurologic ComplicationsRenal ComplicationsTreatmentAntibioticsKey PointsAbout Complications Associated with Infective EndocarditisKey PointsAbout Antibiotic Therapy of Infective EndocarditisSurgeryKey Points About Surgery …

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Endocarditis, infective

ContentsDescription of Medical ConditionMedical Symptoms and Signs of DiseaseWhat Causes Disease?Risk FactorsDiagnosis of DiseaseDifferential DiagnosisLaboratoryPathological FindingsImagingDiagnostic ProceduresTreatment (Medical Therapy)Appropriate Health CareGeneral MeasuresSurgical MeasuresActivityDietPatient EducationMedications (Drugs, Medicines)Drug(s) of ChoiceAlternative DrugsPatient MonitoringPrevention / AvoidancePossible ComplicationsExpected Course / PrognosisMiscellaneousAssociated ConditionsAge-Related FactorsPregnancySynonymsInternational Classification of DiseasesSee AlsoAbbreviationsBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCDescription of Medical Condition A disease resulting from infection primarily of the valvular endocardium and occasionally the mural endocardium System(s) affected: Cardiovascular, Skin/Exocrine, Pulmonary, Endocrine/Metabolic, Renal/Urologic, Hemic/Lymphatic /lmmunologic Genetics: Unknown Incidence/Prevalence in USA: 1.7-4.2/100,000; 0.32-1.3/1000 hospital admissions Predominant age: All ages Predominant sex: Male > Female (slightly) Medical Symptoms and Signs of Disease • Fever, may be high, …

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