Characteristics, Risk Factors And Outcome Of Early-Onset Delirium In Elderly Patients With First Ever Acute Ischemic Stroke - A Prospective Observational Cohort Study

Source: Clinical Interventions in Aging - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Clinical Interventions in Aging Source Type: research

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Conclusions: DDAVP was associated with a decreased likelihood of intracranial hemorrhage expansion during the first 24 hours. DDAVP administration did not significantly affect serum sodium and thrombotic events during the study period.
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurologic Critical Care Source Type: research
ConclusionsA portable gamma-camera could be a useful and feasible tool for the diagnosis of BD.ResumenObjetivoEvaluar la factibilidad del empleo de la minigammacámara portátil Sentinella®, para el diagnóstico de muerte encefálica (ME).DiseñoEstudio observacional, prospectivo, de factibilidad.ÁmbitoUnidad de cuidados intensivos de un hospital de tercer nivel.PacientesDesde enero a diciembre de 2017 se registraron de forma consecutiva los pacientes mayores de edad que tras su ingreso en unidad de cuidados intensivos fueron diagnosticados de ME según criterios clínic...
Source: Medicina Intensiva - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
ConclusionBoth neurologic and medical complications were common in majority of stroke patients. But the management protocol for stroke patients was sub-optimal and lagging behind the recommended guidelines due to lack of skilled personnel, appropriate treatment and diagnostic agents. The clinical team involved in the care of stroke patients should make preparations to take preventive measures that will save a lot of lives.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions. These results hold promise in improving the understanding of brain deterioration in stroke patients and the re-arrangement of brain networks. Furthermore, shows the use of functionality based brain modeling.
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Methods - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
This study aimed to provide more insight on the influence of sex on EVT outcome.Stroke
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news
Benbir Senel G, Karadeniz D. Every patient with acute ischemic stroke should be screened for sleep-disordered breathing.J Clin Sleep Med. 2019;15(11):1705–1706.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 November 2019Source: Microvascular ResearchAuthor(s): Sandra Bonfante, Amanda Della Giustina, Lucineia Gainski Danielski, Tais Denicol, Larissa Joaquim, Erica Biehl, Gabriel Scopel, Raquel Jaconi de Carli, Marcos Hubner, Taise Cardoso, Talita Tuon, Jaqueline Generoso, Tatiana Barichello, Silvia Terra, Fabricia PetronilhoAbstractBlood brain barrier (BBB) permeability and oxidative stress have been reported to be important mechanisms for brain damage following ischemic stroke and stanniocalcin-1 (STC-1), a neuroprotective protein, has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative stress propertie...
Source: Microvascular Research - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
ConclusionsDiabetic nephropathy was common among Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care in Hong Kong. Early identification and control of the modifiable risk factors are of upmost importance in preventing the complication.
Source: Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionIn the present study, the Acclino was associated with a  low risk of thromboembolic complications and high aneurysm occlusion rates at long-term follow-up. Due to incomplete angiographic follow-up in this series, prospective studies will be necessary to confirm the results.
Source: Clinical Neuroradiology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Betaine (a micronutrient) has important biological functions (e.g., preventing premature apoptosis and serving as a methyl donor). We investigated the association between baseline serum betaine and the incident risk of first stroke in hypertensive patients.
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
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