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Latest Infective endocarditis Stories

2014-03-31 23:36:11

Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny (BWMK) Partners Kevin Burke and Elizabeth Kaveny secure $17 Million dollar settlement on behalf of a south suburban Chicago man who suffered significant brain injuries

2014-01-27 14:46:56

A potentially fatal bacterial disease of the heart, infective endocarditis frequently affects the heart's tricuspid valve, often resulting in permanent tissue damage.

2013-09-24 09:49:58

Children with certain heart birth defects may have an increased risk for bacterial infection of their heart’s lining and valves.

2013-08-20 17:11:21

University of Iowa researchers have discovered what causes the lethal effects of staphylococcal infective endocarditis - a serious bacterial infection of heart valves that kills approximately 20,000 Americans each year.

2012-06-29 06:16:30

According to the American Heart Association approximately 15,000 people in the United States each year are diagnosed with infective endocarditis. Researchers are breaking ground on a new surgery to prevent this disease from causing death.

2012-03-26 14:24:57

Oral bacteria that escape into the bloodstream are able to cause blood clots and trigger life-threatening endocarditis.

2012-02-20 20:28:32

Aggressive infections in hospitals are an increasing health problem worldwide.

2011-11-23 10:10:33

Among patients with infective endocarditis (an infection of the heart lining which may involve the heart valves) and heart failure, about two-thirds undergo valvular surgery, which is associated with a significant reduction in the risk of death in the hospital and at one year.

2011-11-23 10:07:59

Surgery significantly improves short- and long-term outcomes in patients with heart failure caused by a bacterial infection known as endocarditis.


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