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en·do·car·di·tis

 (ĕn′dō-kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the endocardium.


en′do·car·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.

endocarditis

(ˌɛndəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the endocardium
endocarditic adj

en•do•car•di•tis

(ˌɛn doʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the endocardium.
[1830–40]
en`do•car•dit′ic (-ˈdɪt ɪk) adj.

endocarditis

an inflamed condition of the endocardium, the membrane that lines heart chambers.
See also: Heart

endocarditis

Inflammation of the endocardium (inner heart lining) often resulting from infection by bacteria.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endocarditis - inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
carditis - inflammation of the heart
subacute bacterial endocarditis - a chronic bacterial infection of the endocardium and heart valves; symptoms develop slowly
Translations

en·do·car·di·tis

n. endocarditis, infl. aguda o crónica del endocardio;
acute bacterial ______ aguda bacteriana;
bacterial ______ bacteriana;
chronic ______ crónica;
constrictive ______ constrictiva;
infectious ______ infecciosa;
malignant ______ maligna;
mucomembranous ______ mucomembranosa;
rheumatic ______ reumática;
subacute bacterial ______ subaguda bacteriana;
tuberculous ______ tuberculosa;
valvular ______ valvular;
vegetative ______ vegetativa.

endocarditis

n endocarditis f; infectious — endocarditis infecciosa
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Predictors of prognosis and risk of acute renal failure in bacterial endocarditis.
Peter was rushed to the Royal London Hospital where they diagnosed the potentially fatal bacterial endocarditis - a microbial infection of the surface of the heart - and transferred the 6ft 1in former semi-pro footballer to the London Chest Hospital for a six-hour emergency operation.
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.
The possible association between bacterial endocarditis and colorectal carcinoma was raised in 1973 by Dr Daniel Roses and Dr Arthur Localio, following their investigation into three patients presenting with bacterial endocarditis and carcinoma of the colon or rectum (Roses 1974).
Two of their patients developed bacterial endocarditis (with a small VSD and insignificant pulmonary stenosis).
Clinical factors that can put patients at increased risk for vancomycin treatment failure include high bacterial load, persistent bacteremia, large undrained abscesses, bacterial endocarditis, and infected prosthetic devices.