The impact of statin therapy after surgical or endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms.
CONCLUSIONSConsistent statin therapy was significantly associated with better prognosis after coil embolization or surgical clipping of cerebral aneurysms. PMID: 31125972 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: Splenic fibrosis progresses along with advancement of PH. Cygb-expressing cells in the splenic cord possibly participate in this process through mechanisms including oxidative stress. PMID: 32945524 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
AbstractPurposeTo evaluate the effects of epiretinal membrane (ERM) formation on the anatomic and functional results of subjects with diabetic macular edema (DME) who are receiving intravitreal aflibercept injections (IAIs).Materials and methodsThis retrospective comparative study includes 29 eyes with DME (Group 1) and 43 eyes with DME and ERM (Group 2). After three consecutive monthly 2.0 mg IAIs, subjects received monthly follow-ups and retreatment was performed if needed. Corrected visual acuity (CVA), central macular thickness (CMT), and central macular volume (CMV) parameters were recorded tri-monthly, and the ...
Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular DiseasesAuthor(s): Salvatore Di Paolo, Marco Fiorentino, Luca De Nicola, Gianpaolo Reboldi, Loreto Gesualdo, Federica Barutta, Andrea Natali, Giuseppe Penno, Paola Fioretto, Giuseppe Pugliese, Italian Society of Nephrology and the Italian Diabetes Society
This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and associated factors of inter-arm blood pressure difference (IAD) in Chinese community hypertensive population. METHODS: The cross-sectional study included 7788 hypertensive patients (3673 male and 4115 female, aged 62.3±13.6 years) in Guangdong, China. IAD was defined as the absolute value of blood pressure (BP) difference between left and right arms. Bilateral BP was measured simultaneously by automated devices. RESULTS: The mean IAD was 4.04±4.33 mm Hg in systolic and 3.19±3.43 mm Hg in diastolic. The prevalence rates of systolic IAD (sIAD)&ge...
Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Xiao Hu, Jun Yan, Lei Huang, Camila Araujo, Jun Peng, Ling Gao, Shengpeng Liu, Jiping Tang, Gang Zuo, John H. Zhang
Authors: Abasi K, Lotfi Z, Ahmadi M, Majd HM, Hasanzamani B Abstract INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary hypertension (PHTN) is a common complication in patients with chronic kidney disease. Delayed Graft Function (DGF), on the other hand; is an essential complication after kidney transplantation. These two complications increase morbidity and mortality in patients. The effect of PHTN on cardiovascular and graft blood supply, as well as the same mechanisms underlying PTHN and DGF; led us to investigate the relationship between them. METHODS: In this retrospective cohort study, 306 patients aged 18 years or older who underw...
Authors: Ossareh S, Bagheri M, Abbasi M, Abolfathi S, Bohlooli A Abstract INTRODUCTION: Seven months after the emergence of SARS-COV-2 virus, there is paucity of data regarding the epidemiology of the virus in hemodialysis patients. We aim to present the results of the screening program implied after outbreak of COVID-19 in a referral hemodialysis ward. METHODS: We started clinical screening and obligatory mask wearing for dialysis patients and personnel on 20-Feb-2020. However 11 symptomatic COVID-19 patients emerged till day +36. On days +39 and +40 a screening program was implied including measurement of SAR...
CONCLUSION: In the current study, the patient's albuminuria, type of treatment and HbA1c had no effect on the RI. The study also found that an increase in the RI index could be a significant predictor of renal dysfunction and increased creatinine. PMID: 32943590 [PubMed - in process]
TYPE 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes resistant to the hormone insulin; as a consequence, blood sugar levels keep rising. When they're dangerously high, you may notice shiny, smooth skin on a certain body part.
Publication date: Available online 20 September 2020Source: Journal of Biomedical InformaticsAuthor(s): Meghan Reading Turchioe, Marissa Burgermaster, Elliot G. Mitchell, Pooja M. Desai, Lena Mamykina
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