Snake Bite and Radiology
Discussion-Local manifestations of snake bite are soft-tissue swelling from edema, necrosis, and hemorrhage. Common long-term sequelae of envenomation is soft-tissue atrophy distal to the bite, particularly in the digits.-Systemic signs and symptoms after a venomous snake bite are due to anticoagulant/procoagulant activity or neurotoxicity. Cerebral hypoxia can occur due to hypotensive shock that may accompany some snake bite envenomations. Neuromuscular disorders with damage of the peripheral nervous system can with blockage of synaptic transmission, at either presynaptic or postsynaptic levels.Common neurological symptoms are ptosis , ophthalmoplegia, limb weakness , respiratory failure, palatal weakness and neck muscle weakness.Cerebrovascular complications are –- ischaemic strokes in various arterial territories,- haemorrhagic stroke including multiple lobar haemorrhages with or without ventricular extension,- haemorrhages in subarachnoid and subdural spaces,- cerebellar haemorrhage, epidural haematoma,- optic neuritis,- delayed cerebellar ataxia,- disseminated enc...
Conclusion: Plasma levels of adiponectin are associated with the ASPECTS scores.RESUMO Introdu ção: A Alberta Stroke Early Score (ASPECTS) foi desenvolvida para monitorização de alterações isquêmicas precoces na tomografia computadorizada de crânio, estando associada a desfechos clínicos. A ASPECTS também pode se associar aos biomarcadores periféricos que refletem a resposta fisio patológica do cérebro ao AVC isquêmico. Objetivo: Investigar à associação entre os parâmetros periféricos com a Alber...
June 1, 2020 -- AstraZeneca’s Brilinta (ticagrelor) has been approved in the US to reduce the risk of a first heart attack or stroke in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common type of heart disease. The approval...
The new indication is based on the THEMIS trial, which entered patients with CAD and type 2 diabetes without previous MI or stroke and showed clinical benefit, but also bleeding concerns.FDA Approvals
We report on the feasibility of implementing such standardized assessments into routine clinical care via measures of adherence. We also report on initial analyses of the data within the database that provide insights into the opportunities to track change. This initiative highlights the feasibility of collecting clinical data using a standardized assessment measure across acute and inpatient rehabilitation care settings. Practice-based evidence may inform future research by contributing pilot data and systematic observations that may lead to the development of empirical studies, which can then feed back into clinical practice.
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CONCLUSIONS: The present study demonstrated that 3 × 10-second TS exercises performed 8 minutes prior to the event did not affect ratings of perceived exertion, stroke length, or CMJ flight time. In addition, tethered swimming did not affect 50-m freestyle sprint performance in young swimmers. PMID: 32473592 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2020Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): I. Martínez Pallás, M. García García, C.B. Torrubia Pérez, M. Ara Martín