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Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Category: Palliative Care Source Type: research

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Authors: Aoun J, Hattar L, Dgaily K, Wong G, Bhat T Abstract Introduction: Transradial cardiac catheterization (TRA) was introduced in 1989 and has been universally used as an alternative approach to the traditional transfermoral access (TFA). Complications of TRA include asymptomatic and less likely symptomatic radial artery occlusion, nonocclusive radial artery injury, radial artery spasm, radial arterial perforation, radial artery pseudoaneurysm, arteriovenous fistula, granuloma formation, access-site bleeding, nerve damage, complex regional pain syndrome along with other rare complications. Areas covered: A lit...
Source: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy - Category: Cardiology Tags: Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther Source Type: research
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Source: Nursing Made Incredibly Easy - Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Pain Pointers Source Type: research
ConclusionsBoth classical opioid receptors and TLR4 participate in morphine-induced suppression of NK cell cytotoxic activity. These studies have important implications for maintenance of immune function during management of cancer pain.
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Authors: Dave BR, Degulmadi D, Krishnan A, Mayi S Abstract We aim to present the current evidence on various risk factors and surgical treatment modalities for recurrent lumbar disc herniation (rLDH). Using PubMed, a literature search was performed using the Mesh terms "recurrent disc prolapse," "herniated lumbar disc," "risk factors," and "treatment." Articles that were published between January 2010 and May 2017 were selected for further screening. A search conducted through PubMed identified 213 articles that met the initial screening criteria. Detailed analyses showed tha...
Source: Asian Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Asian Spine J Source Type: research
In this report, we present a case of a Giant Infiltrating Angiolipoma in Buccal Space of a 51-year-old man.
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2019Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Dinesh Selvarajah, Debasish Kar, Kamlesh Khunti, Melanie J Davies, Adrian R Scott, Jeremy Walker, Solomon TesfayeSummaryDiabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a common complication of both type 1 and 2 diabetes. It is a leading cause of lower-limb amputation and disabling neuropathic pain. Amputations in patients with diabetes have a devastating effect on quality of life and are associated with an alarmingly low life expectancy (on average only 2 years from the amputation). Amputation also places a substantial financ...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
The TV ad promises pain relief for knee osteoarthritis, the source of most of the 600,000 knee replacement surgeries performed in the US each year. A man in a bowling alley winces with pain. He nearly falls as he rolls a ball into the gutter. (Did I mention the arrow sticking out of his knee?) “Knee acting up again?” asks his buddy, clearly concerned. When pain pills don’t seem to help, his buddy suggests a procedure called Coolief for knee osteoarthritis. “I had it done six months ago,” says the bowling buddy. “And the best part is that it lasts up to one year.” What is Coolief? C...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Arthritis Bones and joints Osteoarthritis Pain Management Tests and procedures Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: The instrument proposed in the study exhibited content validity for most of its items and emerges as a practical strategy for the management of the daily interruption of sedation of critical patients.
Source: Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
To compare low vs high fidelity Virtual Reality (VR) for pain distraction in gynecology.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 2: Basic Science/Research/Education (1:40 PM – 1:50 PM) 1:40 PM: STATION S Source Type: research
To analyze the rate of re-operation and pelvic pain outcomes for patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis. Secondary objectives were to study the impact of surgery on quality of life and fertility outcomes.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 3: Endometriosis (10:30 AM – 10:40 AM) 10:30 AM: STATION A Source Type: research
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