Aplasia cutis congenita: Two case reports and discussion of the literature.

Conclusions: Multiple treatment regimens exist for ACC, but there is no consensus on treatment strategies. Conservative treatment has been described and advocated, but many authors have emphasized the disadvantages of this treatment modality. Decision between conservative and surgical management must be individualized according to lesion size and location. PMID: 29204308 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research

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ConclusionsBleeding requiring transfusion is an under-reported complication of hemorrhoids. Increased recognition could lead to expeditious surgical treatment and less costly diagnostic workup.
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion: Marked difference noted between two groups in Aptt prolongation, INR elevation, ALT level, S.Fibrinogen, CCHF IgM positivity, major bleeding symptoms and CNS involvement while no such major difference seen in other parameters like platelet count, total WBC count and other clinical parameters. Further study with large sample size from indian patients needed to confirm above findings. PMID: 31801328 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology, Volume 35, Issue 12Author(s): François-Pierre Mongeon, Laurent Macle, Luc M. Beauchesne, Berto J. Bouma, Markus Schwerzmann, Barbara J.M. Mulder, Paul KhairyAbstractNon-vitamin K antagonist (VKA) oral anticoagulants (NOACs) have several advantages over VKAs that render them an attractive option for adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). Efficacy and safety data specific to the adult CHD population are emerging. Herein, we synthesize the growing literature regarding NOACs in adults with CHD and attempt to identify subgroups for which it appea...
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with a substantially higher risk of thromboembolism, particularly stroke events, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. Oral anticoagulation (OAC), while effective in reducing embolic events in AF patients, is associated with an increased bleeding risk. Thus, not all patients with AF are candidates for OAC and some are only candidates for OAC in the short term. Of the available nonpharmacologic strategies for the management of AF, left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) has emerged as a potential approach for reducing the risk of systemic thromboembolism in AF patients eligi...
Source: Cardiology in Review - Category: Cardiology Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research
British Journal of Cancer, Published online: 06 December 2019; doi:10.1038/s41416-019-0668-2First-time postmenopausal bleeding as a clinical marker of long-term cancer risk: A Danish Nationwide Cohort Study
Source: British Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractIn the current era of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), with the use of contemporary drug-eluting stents, refined techniques, and adjunctive pharmacotherapy, the role of aspirin peri-PCI remains undisputable. Beyond the initial period, dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) consisting of aspirin and a P2Y12 receptor inhibitor for 6 months in stable coronary artery disease and 12 months in acute coronary syndromes is the standard of care. However, concerns regarding bleeding adverse events caused by aspirin have led to shortened DAPT duration or even omission of aspirin. Aspirin free-strategies have been increasin...
Source: Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
ConclusionIn conclusion, laparoscopic internal drainage is a very effective technique for drainage of WON with an excellent success rate.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: A high PFC resolution rate can be achieved when a dedicated algorithm encompassing EUS-guided drainage, PD stenting, and early enteral feeding is adopted. PMID: 31794655 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Endosc Source Type: research
Authors: Yamaguchi H, Morisaka H, Sano K, Nagata K, Ryozawa S, Okamoto K, Ichikawa T Abstract Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is widely used as a first-line procedure for the definitive diagnosis of pancreatic solid tumor. Adverse events associated with the EUS-FNA procedure include acute pancreatitis, bleeding, infection, and duodenal perforation. Rarely, pancreatic tumors disseminate in the peritoneal cavity or seed in the gastric wall via the biopsy needle tract after EUS-FNA. Such seeding has been noted primarily in cases of adenocarcinomas and has not been associated with solid ps...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: It is important to consider mesh graft migration to viscus as a cause of persistent abdominal pain and bleeding per rectum irrespective of the time of presentation post hernia repair. PMID: 31788028 [PubMed]
Source: Patient Safety in Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Patient Saf Surg Source Type: research
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