What Clinical Symptoms Can An Infant with Polycythemia Have?

Discussion 1. What are indications for an exchange transfusion? 2. What are potential risks of partial exchange or exchange transfusion? 3. What are causes of anemia in different age groups? Related Cases Disease: Polycythemia | Blood and Blood Disorders Symptom/Presentation: Abnormal Laboratory Test | Respiratory Distress Specialty: Hematology | Neonatology Age: Premature Newborn To Learn More To view pediatric review articles on this topic from the past year check PubMed. Evidence-based medicine information on this topic can be found at SearchingPediatrics.com and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Information prescriptions for patients can be found at MedlinePlus for this topic: Blood Disorders To view current news articles on this topic check Google News. To view images related to this topic check Google Images. To view videos related to this topic check YouTube Videos. Rosenkrantz TS. Polycythemia and hyperviscosity in the newborn. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2003 Oct;29(5):515-27. Sankar MJ, Agarwal R, Deorari A, Paul VK. Management of polycythemia in neonates. Indian J Pediatr. 2010 Oct;77(10):1117-21. Sundaram M, Dutta S, Narang A. Fluid Supplementation versus No Fluid Supplementation in Late Preterm and Term Neonates with Asymptomatic Polycythemia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Indian Pediatr. 2016 Nov 15;53(11):983-986. Fogarty M, Osborn DA, Askie L, Seidler AL, Hunter K, Lui K, Simes J, Tarnow-Mordi W. Delayed vs early umbilical cord clamping for prete...
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Conclusions: Treatment outcome of PRCA depended upon the causes and the types of treatment, and the burden of RBC transfusion was very high in patients with ESA and thymoma-associated PRCA. PMID: 32257434 [PubMed]
Source: Anemia - Category: Hematology Tags: Anemia Source Type: research
This study aimed to study the endoscopic yield, appropriateness, and complications of pediatric endoscopy performed by adult gastroenterologists in an adult endoscopic suite. Methods: This a retrospective study in which records of all the patients less than 18 years of age who underwent endoscopy in the last 5 years were studied. The indications of endoscopy in children were categorized as appropriate or inappropriate per the latest guidelines by American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Positive endoscopic yield was defined as t...
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BACKGROUND: American Indians have excess risk of depression, which can contribute to cerebrovascular and cognitive disability, with effects on memory, processing speed, executive function, and visuospatial ability. However, studies examining depression and...
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This study seeks to examine the effect of Sexual Harassm...
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Authors: Gebremichael GB, Mariye Zemicheal T Abstract Background: Hypoglycemia is an acute medical situation that occurs when blood glucose level falls below 70 mg/dl. Although prevention of hypoglycemia is one cornerstone in the management of diabetes mellitus, its prevention practice among patients with diabetes mellitus is insufficiently studied. Moreover, the existed scarce literature in Ethiopia revealed hypoglycemia prevention practice is inadequate. Thus, this study tried to assess hypoglycemia prevention practices and associated factors among diabetic patients. Methods: Hospital-based cross-secti...
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Authors: Fruzzetti F, Benelli E, Fidecicchi T, Tonacchera M Abstract The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the effects of a treatment with α-lipoic acid (ALA) associated with two different doses of myo-inositol (MI) on clinical and metabolic features of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Eighty-eight women received the treatment, and 71 among them had complete clinical charts and were considered eligible for this study. All women were treated with 800 mg of ALA per day: 43 patients received 2000 mg of MI and 28 received 1000 mg of MI per day. Menstrual cyclicity, B...
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Hi all, Would really appreciate someone explaining this one to me. For patients that have an established pulmonary embolism that have a contraindication to anticoagulation how do IVC filters actually help? My understanding is that the embolism is now sitting in the lungs and so has passed the IVC filter. Or am I just being a simpleton? Thanks in advance!
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Credit: Martina Martelloni / INTERSOSBy Elena L. PasquiniROME, Apr 9 2020 (IPS-Partners) Behind the Tiburtina Station, in the East of Rome, with just a small covered area protecting from the inclemency of the weather, sleeping close to each other is the only way to stay warm. A boy of Ivorian origin is alone, far from everyone, in the centre of the sidewalk, exposed to a freezing wind. ‘He told me he preferred to die of cold than to get infected, because he was very scared and he knew that it was not safe for him to be close to the others’, Dr. Antonella Torchiaro told Degrees of Latitude. She is a physician o...
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We report results similar to the original CCS study by Snowshoe et al., where we found the CCS-CA to be a valid and reliable strength-based instrument and to support the conclusion that culture is a social determinant of mental health/well-being for Indigenous/Native peoples. PMID: 32259276 [PubMed - in process]
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Abstract This project gathered opinions, attitudes, and beliefs from American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people who inject drugs (PWID). The primary objective of this study was to build formative knowledge around AI/AN PWID to help define and develop health care services and strategies by better understanding existing services, barriers, and challenges to seeking care. A total of 32 semi-structured in-depth interviews were conducted. AI/AN PWID reported a number of structural, social, and geographical barriers when trying to access health care. PWID communities critically need integrative health care service...
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