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Infective endocarditis associated with orthodontic treatment: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8399058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of acute bacterial endocarditis associated with orthodontic treatment is described and the problems associated with orthodontic treatment for 'at risk' patients are discussed. The American Heart Association recommendations for orthodontic patients are summarized, and the general recommendations of the Endocarditis Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy are appended.
R S Hobson; J D Clark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of orthodontics     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0301-228X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Orthod     Publication Date:  1993 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-11-16     Completed Date:  1993-11-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376035     Medline TA:  Br J Orthod     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  241-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Dental Health, Dundee Dental Hospital and School, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Amoxicillin / therapeutic use
Clindamycin / therapeutic use
Dental Care for Chronically Ill*
Endocarditis, Bacterial / etiology*,  prevention & control
Great Britain
Heart Septal Defects*
Orthodontics, Corrective / adverse effects*
Tooth Extraction / adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
18323-44-9/Clindamycin; 26787-78-0/Amoxicillin

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