Cerebral Venous Thrombosis with Papilloedema Secondary to Skull Base Plasmacytoma

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Source: Neuro-Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Cirugía Española (English Edition)Author(s): Sergio Cortese, Javier Morales, Lorena Martín, Silvia Kayser, Arturo Colón, Enrique Ramón, José M. TelladoAbstractIntroductionMacrovascular invasion (MVI) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a very poor prognostic factor. Treatment in such cases is still a matter of debate. The goal of this study is to assess short- and long-term results of liver resection and thrombectomy in a series of patients with HCC and MVI.MethodsRetrospective cohort study of patients who und...
Source: Cirugia Espanola - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsTest and control devices demonstrated excellent patency in an ovine model. Compared to the control, test devices exhibited significantly lower %DS values at 180 days and significantly lower mid-device NC scores at 30, 90, and 180 days.
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Source: Thrombosis Research - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
In conclusion, to patients with thrombosis complicated by decreased fibrinogen level, clinicians and laboratory physicians should be alert to the possibility of congenital dysfibrinogenemia.
Source: Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
In this study, we assessed the impact of interacting medication and pharmacogenetic variation to better explain apixaban concentration differences among 358 Caucasian AF patients. Genotyping (ABCG2,ABCB1,CYP3A4*22,CYP3A5*3) was performed by TaqMan assays, and apixaban quantified by mass spectrometry. The typical patient was on average 77.2  years old, 85.5 kg, and had a serum creatinine of 103.1 µmol/L. Concomitant amiodarone, an antiarrhythmic agent and moderate CYP3A/ABCB1 inhibitor, the impaired-function variantABCG2 c.421C  >  A, and sex predicted higher apixaban concentrations whe...
Source: Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
In this study the use of ad-hoc designed reagents and catcher molecules was able to accurately identify DOAs activity at ROTEM.
Source: Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
AbstractThe parenterally administered direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs) argatroban and bivalirudin are effective anticoagulants for acute heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) treatment. The activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) has classically been used as the monitoring test to assess degree of anticoagulation, however concerns exist with using aPTT to monitor DTI therapy. In this observational study plasma samples from DTI treated patients were analyzed by aPTT, dilute thrombin time (dTT) and ecarin chromogenic assay (ECA) to delineate results into concordant and discordant groups. Discordant samples were furthe...
Source: Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
ConclusionsMultiple myeloma has myriad presentations. Gastrointestinal involvement, although rare, can manifest as small bowel obstruction for which early recognition and appropriate surgical management are key to improving outcome. Intussusception is the most common mechanism of obstruction from extramedullary plasmacytoma causing small bowel obstruction and this has been seen in five of six case reports, including this case. It is important to recognize and consider the risks of immunosuppression, venous thromboembolism, and malnutrition in the surgical management of gastrointestinal complications of multiple myeloma.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion:This is the first report on the management of MM patients in UAE. With a median follow-up of 216 days (range 3 to 839 days) the response rate to induction therapy was 72% (CR+ VGPR). We are unable to report progression free survival due to short follow-up. This response rate of 72% (VGPR or better) is less than the reported in the literature. This may partly be due to lack of patient data regarding induction therapy elsewhere, the use of double over triplet regimens and the absence of autoSCT facilities. Outcome measurement is a difficult task due to tendency of local citizens to travel outside UAE for treatment...
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 653. Myeloma: Therapy, excluding Transplantation Source Type: research
l C Abstract Post-thrombotic syndrome is common after iliofemoral vein thrombosis. Conservative therapy, mainly limited to compression and anticoagulation therapy, might not be sufficient in controlling symptoms. Interventional recanalization of the chronically occluded iliac veins is an evolving method, promising rapid relief of symptoms. Here, we present two cases of complex interventions in one patient with preceding pelvic radiotherapy due to a plasmacytoma and in another patient in whom a cava wedge resection had been performed because of cystic echinococcosis in the liver. PMID: 28613113 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten. Journal for Vascular Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Vasa Source Type: research
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