Complicated mild traumatic brain injury in older adults: Post-concussion symptoms and functional outcome at one week post injury.

Conclusions: Macrostructural abnormality on CT was associated with worse functional outcome at one week post MTBI. PMID: 31550173 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research

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ConclusionThis case demonstrate the importance of a systematic exploration of other internal abdominal hernias during the surgery, especially a contralateral broad ligament hernia.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionResection is the most suitable therapy for clinical symptoms of a foreign body in the upper aerodigestive tract and inflammatory complications; total thyroidectomy follows in case of malignant transformation. Thyroid heterotopy is a rare pathological condition, yet it should be taken into consideration during differential diagnosis of tumorous oropharyngeal and neck lesions.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionTreatment decisions must be individualized, and depend on the presence of systemic disease. Selected patients may benefit from resection of metastases, and PET scan may be useful to identify patients who will benefit from resection.
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