Cost-effectiveness analysis of common tuberculosis screening laboratory tests for hemodialysis patients: An analysis from tropical endemic country, Thailand.
Cost-effectiveness analysis of common tuberculosis screening laboratory tests for hemodialysis patients: An analysis from tropical endemic country, Thailand. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2018 Mar-Apr;29(2):476-477 Authors: Srriwijitalai W, Wiwanitkit V PMID: 29657225 [PubMed - in process]
Newark Beth Israel acted after our report that its transplant program kept a patient alive to improve its metrics, while barely consulting his family.ProPublica
Analyst, 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9AN01631G, PaperEmerson A Fonseca, Lucas Lafet á, Renan Cunha, Hudson Miranda, João Campos, Helton Medeiros, Marco Aurelio Romano-Silva, Raigna Silva, Alexandre Barbosa, Rafael Vieira, L Malard, Ado Jorio Global prevalence of Alzheimer ’s disease (AD) points to endemic levels, especially considering the increase on average life expectancy worldwide. AD diagnosis based on early biomarkers, in addition to a better... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
How has teletechnology allowed US clinicians to expand their reach globally?Medscape Pediatrics
The objectives for entrepreneurship include an alliance to enhance the development and productivity of rural Colombia, promoting a productive transformation with more innovation, increased labour and business formalization, and better public goods and services. Framed within this overall response, the Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has launched a new program, “El Campo Emprende” [Rural areas are enterprising], that benefits small producers, indigenous peoples, Afro-descendant communities, female heads of household, young people, and in ...
Pig skin isn ’t just for football these days. Massachusetts General Hospital surgeons have successfully used genetically engineered pig skin for the temporary closure of a burn wound, the first time pig tissue derived from an animal with gene edits has been transplanted directly onto a human wound. The F DA-cleared phase one clinical trial was led by surgeon Dr. Jeremy Goverman of MGH's Sumner Redstone Burn Center. “It is not the trial itself that is so mind-boggling and intriguing to…
The objective is to study the clinical profile of tuberculosis (TB) in chronic kidney disease (CKD). This is retrospective study of CKD patients who were diagnosed to have TB over a period of seven years at a tertiary care hospital. TB was diagnosed in 115 patients with an incidence of 4200/100,000. Mean age of the patients was 46.9 ± 16 years. Sixty-two patients (53.9%) were male. Causes of CKD were diabetic nephropathy and hypertension in 11.3% each, chronic glomerulonephritis in 31.3%, chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis in 39.1%, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, and post-renal transplant CKD in 3.5...
Transplant Infectious Disease, EarlyView.
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CONCLUSION: Outside endemic areas and in the absence of hepatic involvement pulmonary alveolar echinococcosis can be difficult to diagnose. This case report focuses on the diagnostic criteria and treatment. PMID: 29395568 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Rates of tuberculosis among our solid transplant recipients are decreasing. Universal iso-niazid prophylaxis in transplant recipients could reduce transplant-associated tuberculosis in endemic areas. LIMITATIONS:Donor data on tuberculosis exposure and prevention and tuberculosis prevention efforts before referral to our center are not available for all patients.