Primary cardiac angiosarcoma diagnosed in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Primary cardiac angiosarcoma diagnosed in the first trimester of pregnancy. Ecancermedicalscience. 2019;13:922 Authors: Burns EA, Ahmed A, Sunkara A, Khan U, Sharif R, Abdelrahim M, Reardon M, Trachtenberg B Abstract Primary cardiac angiosarcoma (PCAS) is a malignancy seldom seen in pregnancy. A 23-year-old G1P0 Chinese female was found to have PCAS during her first trimester when she presented with tamponade physiology. The transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) results did not indicate the presence of an intracardiac lesion, and pericardial fluid cytology analysis showed no evidence of malignancy. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) exhibited a right atrial mass, and tissue biopsy indicated a high-grade angiosarcoma. MRI of the abdomen was suggestive of liver metastasis. She underwent an abortion and was started on combination chemotherapy, with a reduction in both the cardiac and liver masses. In cardiac angiosarcomas, advanced imaging modalities such as MRI should be utilised when there is high clinical suspicion or in the case of pregnancy when trying to minimise foetal harm. Prognosis is poor, and a standardised treatment protocol regardless of pregnancy continues to elude the medical community. PMID: 31281419 [PubMed]
Publication date: 5 February 2021Source: Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1225Author(s): Yuqing Wu, Rui Fausto
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: Chinese Journal of Chemical EngineeringAuthor(s): Yang Yu, Guiying Li, Wanqing Han, Linhua Zhu, Tian Si, Hong Wang, Yanlin Sun, Yanping He
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: Reproductive ToxicologyAuthor(s): Sri Vidya Dangudubiyyam, Jay S. Mishra, Hanjie Zhao, Sathish Kumar
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: BiologyAuthor(s): Keisuke Nakamura, Midori Shirato, Shunichi Shishido, Yoshimi Niwano, Taro Kanno, Keiichi Sasaki, Peter Lingström, Ulf Örtengren
Authors: Mishra VN, Kumari N, Pathak A, Chaturvedi RK, Gupta AK, Chaurasia RN Abstract An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was first reported in Wuhan City, China, in December 2019. Since then, the outbreak has grown into a global pandemic, and neither a vaccine nor a treatment for the disease, termed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is currently available. The slow translational progress in the field of research suggests that a large number of studies are urgently required. In this context, this review explores the impact of bacteriophages on SARS-CoV-2, especially conce...
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: Gene Expression PatternsAuthor(s): Ning Zhang, Zhongdian Dong, Wenteng Xu, Zhongkai Cui, Qian Wang, Songlin Chen
Abstract Gynostemma yixingense, an important medicinal member of the Cucurbitaceae family, is an endemic herbaceous species distributed in East China. It is morphologically similar to the plants in the same genus, which resulted in some confusion in identification and application. Meanwhile, there are still some controversies in taxonomy. Herein, the complete chloroplast genome sequence of G. yixingense was obtained by Illumina paired-end sequencing technology and compared to other chloroplast genome sequences of congeneric species. The complete chloroplast genome of G. yixingense is 157,910 bp in length with 36.94% GC con...
CONCLUSION: The study identified both a high prevalence of xerostomia regardless of the chemotherapy used and the need to create protocols to improve the quality of life of these patients. PMID: 32965427 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: concept analysis allowed to identify the attributes and antecedents of the "maternal-fetal dyad" concept in high-risk pregnancy, in addition to raising and clarifying ideas. It was possible to identify 12 antecedents that are not included in NANDA-I as well as the need to review the definition of the diagnosis proposed by the taxonomy. PMID: 32965424 [PubMed - in process]
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to understand the experience of pregnancy and motherhood by adolescents/young people who were born infected with HIV. METHOD: we carried out a qualitative study specialized in HIV service in Porto Alegre (RS/Brazil). Ten adolescents/young people were interviewed from June 2017 to March 2018. Thematic analysis was performed, using a vulnerability framework to reflect about unplanned pregnancy and its implications for care. RESULTS: four categories were highlighted: Discovery of the ongoing pregnancy: ambivalent feelings towards seropositivity; Breaking the news of the pregnancy to part...