Exacerbation of chronic pain after dental extractions in a patient with post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome

We report a case of difficult acute pain management in a patient with PTLDS who underwent dental extractions and required admission to an intensive care unit for pain control.
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 18 May 2019Source: Personalized Medicine UniverseAuthor(s): Simon AllenAbstractIntroductionThe incidence of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is high. Thermobalancing therapy (TT) with Dr Allen's Therapeutic Device (DATD) improves the condition of men with CP/CPPS by treating the cause of this disease. The aim of this study is to improve management of CP/CPPS.MethodsA clinical trial observed the dynamics of clinical characteristics and parameters in 45 men with CP/CPPS who used DATD, before and after a 6-month period of therapy, and in a no-treatment group. Evalua...
Source: Personalized Medicine Universe - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
This study was conducted in Egypt and Saudi Arabia the level of library anxiety and the factors that may affect the students may vary in other countries.
Source: The Journal of Academic Librarianship - Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2019Source: Journal of Herbal MedicineAuthor(s): Richard Komakech, Youngmin KangAbstractMedicinal plants have been an integral part of the healthcare system for centuries. Prunus africana, an evergreen plant of the family Rosaceae in sub-Saharan Africa, has been used to treat numerous diseases and disorders since time immemorial. Over the past decades, several ethnomedicinal surveys were conducted in many communities across Africa which validated the use of P. africana in traditional medicine. The increased interest in P. africana across the globe has led to several pharmacological...
Source: Journal of Herbal Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Figoni J, Chirouze C, Hansmann Y, Lemogne C, Hentgen V, Saunier A, Bouiller K, Gehanno JF, Rabaud C, Perrot S, Caumes E, Eldin C, de Broucker T, Jaulhac B, Roblot F, Toubiana J, Sellal F, Vuillemet F, Sordet C, Fantin B, Lina G, Gocko X, Dieudonné M, Bodaghi B, Gangneux JP, Degeilh B, Partouche H, Lenormand C, Sotto A, Raffetin A, Monsuez JJ, Michel C, Boulanger N, Cathebras P, Tattevin P, endorsed by scientific societies Abstract Lyme borreliosis is transmitted en France by the tick Ixodes ricinus, endemic in metropolitan France. In the absence of vaccine licensed for use in humans, primary prevent...
Source: Medecine et Maladies Infectieuses - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Med Mal Infect Source Type: research
ConclusionAdult patients with congenital heart disease are prone to immediate postoperative multisystem complications, yet the majority of them are reversible. Their 1 and 5-year survival rate is excellent. Further follow up studies are required.
Source: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2019Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical AnaesthesiologyAuthor(s): Steve Coppens
Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Anaesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2019Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Caio Klippel Amaral, Márcio Luiz Benevides, Marília Marquioreto Benevides, Diogo Leite Sampaio, Cor Jesus Fernandes FontesAbstractBackground and objectivesPregnant women are considered patients at risk for pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents. The study aim was to evaluate the gastric antral cross-sectional area using ultrasound.MethodIn this prospective study, 85 scheduled term pregnant women underwent gastric ultrasound. The outcomes were the measurement of the gastric antral cross-secti...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
This study was conducted to compare a lactulose oral solution with a polyethylene glycol (PEG) formulation for colonoscopy preparation using the following metrics: quality of cleansing, colonoscopy outcomes, patient/physician satisfaction, and patient tolerability. Methods: The enrolled patients were randomly divided into two groups and received a single 2 L dose of either PEG (PEG group) or lactulose (Lac group). The Boston Bowel Preparation Scale (BBPS) was used for assessing the cleansing quality of the bowel preparations. Patient tolerability and adverse events were obtained through the completion of questio...
Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
This study investigated the metabolic, hemodynamic, and inflammatory effects of sevoflurane pre- and postconditioning for short periods in the rescue of liver ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury using a rat model. Materials and Methods: Twenty Wistar rats were divided into four groups: sham group, control ischemia group (partial warm liver ischemia for 45 min followed by 4 h of reperfusion), SPC group (administration of sevoflurane 2.5% for 15 min with 5 min of washout before liver IR), and SPPoC group (administration of sevoflurane 2.5% for 15 min before ischemia and 20 min durin...
Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our meta-analyses showed that the prevalence of mental health symptoms and disorders ranged from 19% for alcohol misuse to 34% for anxiety/depression for current elite athletes, and from 16% for distress to 26% for anxiety/depression for former elite athletes. PMID: 31097451 [PubMed - in process]
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Tags: Br J Sports Med Source Type: research
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