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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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All patients had moderate or severe pulmonary arterial hypertension; besides, there were 28 cases of ventricular septal defect, 16 cases of atrial septal defect, eight cases of aortic insufficiency, four cases of mitral stenosis and insufficiency and four cases of infectious endocarditis.
as a cause of culture-negative infectious endocarditis and the role of broad-range bacterial molecular diagnostics as a promising tool in determining the aetiology of endocarditis as well as the difficulties in laboratory diagnosis and management of this condition.
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1) Dental management of children with congenital heart disease requires special attention, because of their heightened susceptibility to infectious endocarditis, associated with bacteremia induced by invasive dental procedures.
Infectious endocarditis prophylaxis is now only recommended for patients with a prosthetic valve, history of endocarditis, congenital heart disease, or those who have undergone cardiac transplantation.
The physician who performed the autopsy (a pathologist), and a pathologist who performed an independent medical examination (IME) on Molly's behalf (both Medical Doctors whose opinions were admissible before the JCC) testified that based on their experience, education, training, and examination of the existing evidence, the cause of Michael's death within a reasonable degree of medical certainty, was infectious endocarditis caused by the ankle infection.
The presence of myocardial abscesses is commonly obscured by the symptoms of the associated generalized sepsis and is often only diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography during evaluation for infectious endocarditis (IE) as the etiology for the sepsis.
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