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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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Merkel, "Subacute bacterial endocarditis with positive cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies and anti-proteinase 3 antibodies," Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
The case of heart failure was diagnosed in a patient with previous mitral valve involvement, and the case of bacterial endocarditis was a patient without previous cardiac disease, who received empirical antibiotic therapy with good response.
Crescentic glomerulonephritis associated with bacterial endocarditis - Antibiotics alone may be sufficient.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Bacterial Endocarditis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Bacterial Endocarditis clinical trial scenario.
Also, the patient responded to the immunosupression rather than deteriorating which would have been the case if the patient had underlying subacute bacterial endocarditis and sepsis.
Stanton, "A controlled evaluation of the risk of bacterial endocarditis in persons with mitral-valve prolapse," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Bacterial endocarditis was considered because of resistant fever, hepatosplenomegaly and Coombs positivity Different antibiotics and antimalarial drugs were given (ceftriaxone for 10 days, ceftriaxone and amikacin for 24 days, meropenem, lipozomal amphotericin B and teikoplanin for 10 days, armethene lumefantrine, mefloquine and quinine for 13 days).
Roth spots are retinal haemorrhages with a pale centre and are associated with bacterial endocarditis.
8) Non-staphylococcal bacterial endocarditis is a less prevalent but treatable disease, thus clinical awareness is imperative.
Bacterial endocarditis results from the seeding of bacterial emboli primarily from the mitral or tricuspid valves.
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Endomyocardial fibrosis is a sequel of vasculitis that involves the endocardium, myocardium, or both, and has a tendency toward bacterial endocarditis or intraventricular thrombosis.