Clinical experience of infective endocarditis complicated by acute cerebrovascular accidents.

CONCLUSION: Early surgical intervention for IE with ischemic stroke may prevent adverse events, particularly in patients with impaired renal function, diabetes, or staphylococcal infection. A delay in operation of> 30 days is recommended after hemorrhagic stroke. PMID: 26610865 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Asian J Surg Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation MedicineAuthor(s): Maira Jaqueline da Cunha, Katia Daniele Rech, Ana Paula Salazar, Aline Souza Pagnussat
Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe e-ASPECTS software generates robust values for e-ASPECTS and acute infarct volumes when using ST ≤ 4 mm with ST = 1 mm yielding the best performance for predicting baseline stroke severity and clinical outcome after 90 days.Key Points•Clinical utility of automatically derived ASPECTS from computed tomography scans was shown in patients with acute ischemic stroke and treatment with mechanical thrombectomy.•Thin slices (=  1 mm) had the highest clinical utility in comparison with thicker slices (2–10 mm) by having the strongest correlation...
Source: European Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The average patient is middle aged (often male) with a history of subacute back pain, sometimes presenting fever and/or neurological damage on diagnosis. Acute phase reactants are frequently raised. Diabetes mellitus, endocarditis and immunosuppressed patients may have the worst chance of a good outcome, therefore these patients should be more carefully managed (always try to obtain an imaging-guided biopsy, correct antibiotic treatment, and a functional and clinical follow-up). PMID: 32446680 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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TYPE 2 diabetes does not pose a threat if you keep blood sugar levels under control. Diet acts as the ultimate bulwark against high blood sugar levels and a natural green powder has been proven to lower blood sugar.
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Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: Canadian Journal of DiabetesAuthor(s): Jacob M. Zamora, Jason M. Kong
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Does the Trump-hyped drug hydroxychloroquine have the potential to treat diabetes?
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All about “blood glucose management” for diabetes: how does it work, and how can you master it?
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This study, for instance, attributes a patient’s waitlist/transplant outcome to the very last dialysis facility the patient was associated with.  In epidemiology speak, this means the causal inference authors are trying to draw between for-profit status and good transplant outcomes is subject to time-varying confounding. As an example, if one is seeking an association between testosterone levels and risk of a heart attack, using the last testosterone level available would be a poor way of doing this study because testosterone levels are known to vary over time. The same applies to dialysis facilities. Patie...
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Publication date: August 2020Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 128Author(s): Kehinde S. Olaniyi, Oluwatobi A. Amusa
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Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: PhytomedicineAuthor(s): Nani Wang, Pingcui Xu, Xuping Wang, Weixuan Yao, Binjie Wang, Yuanzhao Wu, Dan Shou
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