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CONCLUSIONS: Perioperative, i.v. lidocaine administration influences postoperative serum concentrations of endocannabinoids and NAEs in children. PMID: 31630508 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Autoimmunity ReviewsAuthor(s): Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Jacob Ablin, Adva Trabelsi, Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, Daniela Marotto, Winfried HäuserAbstractMedical cannabis is being increasingly used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases because, despite the paucity of evidence regarding its safety and efficacy, a growing number of countries are legalising its use for medical purposes in response to social pressure. Cannabinoids may be useful in the management of rheumatic disorders for two broad reasons: their anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory activity, and their ...
Conditions: Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder; Shoulder Pain; Pain, Postoperative Interventions: Drug: Bupivacaine Liposome Injection [Exparel]; Drug: Standard Therapy Sponsor: University of Massachusetts, Worcester Not yet recruiting
ConclusionsSpinal LGG is a rare entity with significant long-term effects. Although surgery is the most common initial treatment option, more in-depth analysis of molecular biomarkers may improve stratification and prognostication.
Conclusion: While more than half of respondents indicated they were not satisfied with their current level of PA, and exercise primarily worsened their dystonia symptoms, most participants were meeting the minimum guidelines. Future studies should incorporate robust objective methods of PA and SB measurement and explore the causal mechanisms underpinning exercise-induced aggravation of dystonic symptoms to further enhance life participation of people living with dystonia.
Cancer therapy-induced cognitive impairment adversely affects the quality of life of patients with cancer but cannot be detected by neuropsychological tests.
Breathlessness is associated with depression, but its relationship to anxiety or impaired function are less clear.
J Knee Surg DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1698805There is limited validated data regarding the relationship between preoperative expectations and patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in patients undergoing knee surgery. The purpose of this study was to (1) assess the preoperative expectations of patients undergoing knee surgery and (2) determine the relationship between preoperative patient demographics, PROs, and preoperative patient expectations. We hypothesized that younger patients with worse function and worse general health status would have greater expectations of knee surgery. We analyzed data from 399 patients undergoing knee s...
This article will (1) provide an outline of the types of pain most often sustained in the multiligament knee injury, (2) outline the phases of pain management for this injury, and (3) provide an overview of persistent postoperative pain. The principles of multimodal analgesia in combination with effective regional anesthesia and attentive intraoperative management can position patients for successful rehabilitation and recovery. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents | Abstract | Full text
This article will review the clinical presentation, skin biopsy procedure, utility of diagnostic tests, associated conditions, management, and prognosis of SFN. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents | Abstract | Full text