valve vegetation

valve vegetation

Vegetative endocarditis Any variably sized excrescence that may be present on heart valves
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by [greater than analysis of cardiac infection or equal to] valve vegetation type 800 by IFA ([dagger]) Bartonella C.
In this model of severe infections, only TD-6424 produced significant reductions in valve vegetation titers against each of the bacterial strains.
With a diagnosis of pneumonia, Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, and a mitral valve vegetation and mild insufficiency, JR is placed on appropriate IV antibiotics and hospitalized.
Because of heart murmur, a 2-dimensional echocardiography was conducted; it showed a large mitral valve vegetation 1.
Of the patients with endocarditis, 2 had vegetations on the native valves, 1 had a pacemaker infection, and 1 had prosthetic valve vegetation.
The Gram stain of the mitral valve vegetation showed Gram positive bacilli, but culture was sterile.
Transthoracic echocardiograms showed mitral valve and aortic valve vegetations.
On reexamination, the murmur was softer (grade 3/6), but the aortic valve vegetation and insufficiency persisted with progressive left atrial and ventricular enlargement.
Dissected mitral valve vegetation tissue fixed in formalin was processed for electron microscopy and stained with uranyl acetate.
14) Embolic complications are more commonly a result of mitral valve vegetation and the native valves than they are of prosthetic valves.