Endocarditis sentence example

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  • Prosthetic valve endocarditis is inflammation that occurs as a complication of the implantation of an artificial valve in the heart.
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  • Patients with prosthetic heart valves or who have had one previous episode of infective endocarditis should receive chemoprophylaxis according to the current UK recommendations.
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  • For our 7th issue, Black Poppy wanted to pick his brains about his experience of having endocarditis.
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  • Anyone can develop endocarditis, but you are most at risk if you have underlying heart valve disease or have certain congenital heart diseases.
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  • Less common types of potentially fatal infections include infective endocarditis.
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  • Where a child presents with cardiac problems, treated or untreated, dental diseases pose a threat of infective endocarditis.
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  • Infection - Bacterial endocarditis has been reported in unwell patients with indwelling needles in the ear.
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  • Some four months after this treatment first began, the Consultant started investigations for a sub acute bacterial endocarditis.
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  • In patients with septic endocarditis 300 ml (3 million KIU) should be added to the pump prime.
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  • 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.
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  • Infective endocarditis is an infection of the endothelium, the tissue that lines the heart.
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  • 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.
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  • S. epidermidis also accounts for two of every five cases of prosthetic valve endocarditis.
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  • 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).
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  • At this time, there is also an increased risk for bacterial infection that can inflame the lining of the heart (endocarditis).
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  • 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.
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  • Listeria monocytogenes causes endocarditis in about 7.5 percent of the cases.
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  • Endocarditis is an inflammation of heart tissue due to the bacterial infection.
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  • Listerial endocarditis causes death in about half of the patients.
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  • More than half of the patients who develop prosthetic valve endocarditis die.
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