Endocarditis sentence example
Prosthetic valve endocarditis is inflammation that occurs as a complication of the implantation of an artificial valve in the heart.
Patients with prosthetic heart valves or who have had one previous episode of infective endocarditis should receive chemoprophylaxis according to the current UK recommendations.
For our 7th issue, Black Poppy wanted to pick his brains about his experience of having endocarditis.
Anyone can develop endocarditis, but you are most at risk if you have underlying heart valve disease or have certain congenital heart diseases.
Less common types of potentially fatal infections include infective endocarditis.Advertisement
Where a child presents with cardiac problems, treated or untreated, dental diseases pose a threat of infective endocarditis.
Infection - Bacterial endocarditis has been reported in unwell patients with indwelling needles in the ear.
Some four months after this treatment first began, the Consultant started investigations for a sub acute bacterial endocarditis.
In patients with septic endocarditis 300 ml (3 million KIU) should be added to the pump prime.
Bacterial endocarditis (an infection of the heart) or rheumatic fever can damage heart valves or other structures of the heart and lead to heart murmurs.Advertisement
Infective endocarditis is an infection of the endothelium, the tissue that lines the heart.
Because children with Marfan are at increased risk for infective endocarditis, they must take a prophylactic dose of an antibiotic before having dental work or minor surgery, as these procedures may allow bacteria to enter the bloodstream.
S. epidermidis also accounts for two of every five cases of prosthetic valve endocarditis.
In addition, these anomalies make the lining of the heart more susceptible to infection (endocarditis), which can damage valves and lead to blood poisoning (septicemia).
At this time, there is also an increased risk for bacterial infection that can inflame the lining of the heart (endocarditis).Advertisement
In addition to slow growth, children with PDA may be more susceptible to infections such as colds, pneumonia, and a rare but potentially life threatening infection of the heart called endocarditis.
Listeria monocytogenes causes endocarditis in about 7.5 percent of the cases.
Endocarditis is an inflammation of heart tissue due to the bacterial infection.
Listerial endocarditis causes death in about half of the patients.
More than half of the patients who develop prosthetic valve endocarditis die.Advertisement