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November 20, 2020
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Endocarditis for the Rheumatologist, Part 1: A Bit of Background

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Infectious endocarditis can present with rheumatic features in 15% to 25% of cases. This series focuses on what a rheumatologist should know about the clinical puzzle of endocarditis.

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  • Intro :11
  • In this episode :22
  • About episode one 2:33
  • How did people diagnose infectious endocarditis back in the day? 5:15
  • What is a Gulstonian Lecture? 6:25
  • So, who was Dr. Emanuel Libman? 13:33

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  • How Gustav Mahler’s endocarditis diagnosis was made 19:15
  • The evolution of diagnosing endocarditis 20:45
  • The story of Alfred S. Reinhart and his self-diagnosis of endocarditis 21:45
  • Clinical signs and symptoms of endocarditis and how they hold up today 28:00
  • Recap and a preview of next episode 33:20
  • Conclusion 35:15

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