Bleeding in Critically Ill Children: How Much Is Too Much?*

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Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Editorials Source Type: research

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This study assessed the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and catheter-directed thrombolysis combined with stent placement in the management of iliac vein compression syndrome with acute iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT).MethodsFrom December 2014 to April 2016, there were 46 patients with DVT who underwent percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and catheter-directed thrombolysis and stenting for acute proximal DVT with computed tomography-verified iliofemoral stenosis. The Venous Registry Index was used for evaluating the degree of patency after pharmacomechanical thrombolysis; the preva...
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
In this report, we describe two cases of large venous malformation in the lower lip that were successfully treated by percutaneous sclerotherapy followed by plastic surgery. In our two-case presentation, sclerotherapy was performed prior to plastic surgery to improve the efficiency and reduce excessive bleeding, which resulted in significantly improved appearance and physical function.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
The objective of the current study was to demonstrate the 6-year clinical and radiological treatment outcomes of the technique performed by immediately loading of three implants (single straight in the mid-line and two tilted distal implants) for the management of total edentulous mandibles and introduce a simple decision matrix for selection of the most appropriate protocol in cases with insufficient length of the interforaminal area. Re-assessments were performed over a total observation period of 6 years after surgery via measurement of bone resorption around implants, bleeding on probing, plaque accumulation, peri...
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Conclusion: The evidence suggests the risk of diverticular bleed among DOAC users is equivocal to those not taking DOACs, and the overall incidence of diverticular bleed in the DOAC population is low. As it stands, the risk of thrombotic events from not starting DOACs apparently outweighs the risk of diverticular bleed. PMID: 31316948 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol Source Type: research
If PBN's State of Well-Being panel event on Thursday had a theme, it was about how wellness is important to a company's culture. For example, Bonnie Pang, senior vice president and benefits consulting manager for Atlas Insurance Agency, said that there's been more of a focus on personal life and work life bleeding together. Pang, who has more than 20 years of experience in health insurance and employee benefits, said well ness has changed from health activities to treating the whole person. Roland…
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Authors: Laskier V, Guy H, Fisher M, Neuman WR, Bucior I, Cohen AT, Ren S Abstract Aims: To determine the clinical effectiveness and safety of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis using United States- (US) and Europe-approved anticoagulants relative to extended-duration VTE prophylaxis with betrixaban. Low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs), unfractionated heparin (UFH), fondaparinux sodium and placebo were each compared to betrixaban, as standard-duration VTE prophylaxis for hospitalized, nonsurgical patients with acute medical illness at risk of VTE. Materials and methods: A systematic literature review was co...
Source: Journal of Medical Economics - Category: Health Management Tags: J Med Econ Source Type: research
The woman, from Portugal, went to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her uterus and the doctors said they thought the implant had travelled through her bloodstream.
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Publication date: September 2019Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 30Author(s): Pouran Andarkhor, Amir Sadeghi, Mahmood Khodadoost, Mohammad Kamalinejad, Latif Gachkar, Saeed Abdi, Arman ZargaranAbstractIntroductionHemorrhoids are one of the most common complaints affecting the gastrointestinal tract. The treatment of hemorrhoids in modern medicine causes many side effects. In Persian Medicine (PM), Terminalia. chebula Retz. is one of the best choices for the treatment of hemorrhoids. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of T. chebula on hemorrhoids.Materials and methodsMicrob...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Ribeiro Gomes AC, Pinho R, Leite S, Carvalho J PMID: 31314204 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Acta Gastroenterol Belg Source Type: research
We report a reversal of portal biliopathy after a splenorenal shunt as early as eight days after the procedure.
Source: Current Medicine Research and Practice - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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