Linking strept equinus with bowel malignncy or endocarditis.

does any one know the basis of this association??
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We report a case of a 59-year-old female patient with vegetative native mitral valve endocarditis caused by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (SM). She had hemodialysis-dependent chronic renal failure, but no immunosuppressive disease. Echocardiography showed mobile vegetation on her native mitral valve. Right femoral artery embolectomy and mitral valve replacement were performed simultaneously. She awakened from anesthesia, but she passed away due to septic shock complications. To the best of our knowledge, this was the first case in whom native mitral valve endocarditis caused by SM was observed (despite of absence of any imm...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
We report an 83 ‐year‐old man with a mycotic left ventricular apical pseudoaneurysm and aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis caused byEnterococcus spp. Mycotic left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is very rare and is associated with a high risk of rupture. Here, we report the clinical presentation, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of a case of mycotic left ventricular pseudoaneurysm to raise awareness regarding this unusual and potentially fatal complication.
Source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
The incidence of intravenous drug associated (IVDA) Tricuspid Valve (TV) endocarditis in the United States is rapidly increasing. Our goal was to evaluate the outcomes of isolated TV operations using the Society of Thoracic Surgeon (STS) Adult Cardiac Surgical Database.
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Patients with multiple myeloma (MM) are known to be immune incompetent and experience higher incidences of infectious diseases. However, infective endocarditis (IE) is rarely observed in patients with MM and Morg...
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Publication date: February 2020Source: IJC Heart &Vasculature, Volume 26Author(s): Anita Sadeghpour, Majid Maleki, Massoud Movassaghi, Leila Rezvani, Feridoun Noohi, Shabnam Boudagh, Behshid Ghadrdoost, Hooman Bakhshandeh, Azin Alizadehasl, Nasim Naderi, Monireh Kamali, Alireza A. Ghavidel, Mohammad Mahdi Peighambari, Majid Kyavar, Hamidreza Pasha
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Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and InfectionAuthor(s): Yi-Hsuan Wong, Po-Jui Huang, Fu-Lun Chen, Wen-Sen Lee, Wen-Sen Lee
Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
In recent years, the number of infective endocarditis (IE) cases associated with injection drug use has increased. Clinical guidelines suggest deferring surgery for IE in people who inject drugs (PWID) due to ...
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Publication date: Available online 5 November 2019Source: Canadian Journal of CardiologyAuthor(s): Carmichael Mabilangan, Holly Cole, Brett Hiebert, Yoav Keynan, Rakesh C. Arora, Pallav ShahAbstractBackgroundA retrospective study of medically treated isolated left-sided infective endocarditis (LSIE) identifying predictors of outcomes with non-operative management.MethodsMedical records of 135 Manitoban medically managed LSIE patients from January 2004 to December 2016 were reviewed. Five-year survival for 135 patients, and hospitalization data till March 2016 for 65 patients were collected from the Manitoba Centre for Heal...
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Contributors : Sandrine Dahyot ; Virginie Oxaran ; Ma ïté Niepceron ; Eddy Dupart ; Stéphanie Legris ; Jennifer Didi ; Thomas Clamens ; Olivier Lesouhaitier ; Yasmine Zerdoumi ; Jean M Flaman ; Martine Pestel-CaronSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Staphylococcus lugdunensisStaphylococcus lugdunensis is a coagulase negative Staphylococcus, recognized as a virulent pathogen. It is responsible for a wide variety of infections, some of which being associated with biofilm production, such as implanted medical devices infections or endocarditis. However, little is known about S. lugdunensis...
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