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Bacterial Endocarditis

Inflammation of the ENDOCARDIUM caused by BACTERIA that entered the bloodstream. The strains of bacteria vary with predisposing factors, such as CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS; HEART VALVE DISEASES; HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION; or intravenous drug use.
Also Known As:
Endocarditis, Bacterial; Bacterial Endocarditides; Endocarditides, Bacterial
Networked: 667 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 26 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Bacteremia
3. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease)
4. Aortic Valve Insufficiency (Aortic Regurgitation)
5. Pseudomonas Infections

Experts

1. Cunha, Burke A: 6 articles (11/2011 - 11/2002)
2. Roberts, G J: 4 articles (01/2004 - 03/2000)
3. Wilson, Walter R: 3 articles (06/2007 - 05/2003)
4. Shroff, Gautam R: 2 articles (07/2013 - 07/2008)
5. Herzog, Charles A: 2 articles (07/2013 - 07/2008)
6. Roberts, Graham J: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2008)
7. Menichetti, Francesco: 2 articles (01/2013 - 10/2010)
8. Worthington, Helen V: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2008)
9. Hooper, Lee: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2008)
10. Oliver, Richard: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Bacterial Endocarditis:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
3. Erythromycin (Erycette)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Chlortetracycline (Aureomycin)FDA Link
5. trovafloxacinIBA
6. Amoxicillin (Wymox)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
8. DaptomycinFDA Link
9. Anti-Infective Agents (Microbicides)IBA
10. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

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