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Endocarditis

Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart (ENDOCARDIUM), the continuous membrane lining the four chambers and HEART VALVES. It is often caused by microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and rickettsiae. Left untreated, endocarditis can damage heart valves and become life-threatening.
Also Known As:
Infective Endocarditis; Endocarditides; Endocarditides, Infective; Endocarditis, Infective; Infective Endocarditides
Networked: 6344 relevant articles (457 outcomes, 327 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Bacteremia
3. Abscess
4. Soft Tissue Infections
5. Osteomyelitis

Experts

1. Raoult, Didier: 57 articles (08/2015 - 01/2002)
2. Bayer, Arnold S: 43 articles (05/2015 - 02/2002)
3. Fowler, Vance G: 31 articles (07/2015 - 02/2002)
4. Murray, Barbara E: 26 articles (12/2015 - 03/2002)
5. Yeaman, Michael R: 23 articles (05/2015 - 02/2002)
6. Habib, Gilbert: 22 articles (08/2015 - 01/2004)
7. Xiong, Yan Q: 21 articles (10/2015 - 01/2005)
8. Singh, Kavindra V: 20 articles (12/2015 - 03/2002)
9. Miró, José M: 20 articles (04/2015 - 02/2003)
10. Raoult, D: 20 articles (01/2013 - 01/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Endocarditis:
1. VancomycinFDA LinkGeneric
2. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
4. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
5. TeicoplaninIBA
6. Methicillin (Metin)FDA Link
7. DaptomycinFDA Link
8. Ampicillin (Omnipen)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)FDA LinkGeneric
10. linezolid (Zyvox)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
3. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft)
4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
5. Bioprosthesis