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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
References in periodicals archive ?
If blood cultures are negative, then it is less likely to be infective endocarditis, and patients are less likely to have a positive echocardiogram," said Dr.
Diagnostic methods: Current best practices and guidelines for histologic evaluation in infective endocarditis.
The most important rationale of dental surgery in patients with vulvular heart disease is the need to avoid infective endocarditis EI.
Patients with comorbid conditions such as diabetes, dialysis-dependent renal failure, and intravenous drug abuse and the immune compromised status associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome and pulmonary tuberculosis masquerade diagnostic challenges that also have important implications for treatment of IE Patients with poor dental hygiene and diabetes mellitus are also conditions associated with an increased incidence of infective endocarditis, mainly the profound immunosuppression found in AIDS along with pulmonary tuberculosis predisposes these patients to multiple opportunistic infections including IE.
Two-dimensional echocardiographic findings in right-sided infective endocarditis.
Septic embolism complicating infective endocarditis.
Secondary involvement of the anterior mitral leaflet may appear in patients with infective endocarditis affecting the aortic valve because of the intimate anatomic relationship between the two valves.
Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiogram was found to be unremarkable for infective endocarditis.
Although HACEK organisms are documented to comprise up to 3% of all infective endocarditis cases, 60% of individuals with HACEK bacteremia are found to have endocarditis as well.
She presented a series of 23 cases included in the Cleveland Clinic Infective Endocarditis Registry from the period of 2007-2015.
The positive diagnosis was infective endocarditis of aortic valve (right aortic coronary leaflet), severe aortic regurgitation, severe mitral regurgitation, normochromic anemia (medium form, of inflammatory etiology), antral gastric operated cancer.
Infective endocarditis (IE) is diagnosed when there is an infection of the endocardium or the lining layer of the heart (Lester & Wilansky, 2007).