Normative Data of Pulmonary Function Tests and Radiographic Measures of Chest Development in Children Without Spinal Deformity: Is a T1–T12 Height of 22 cm Adequate?

ConclusionsPercent-predicted FEV1 and FVC values for normal children with a T1–T12 height of 22 cm at skeletal maturity were 
Source: Spine Deformity - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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STAT3 Hyper-IgE syndrome (HIES) is a rare primary immunodeficiency associated with eczema, mucocutaneous and pulmonary infections, and connective tissue abnormalities. Here we describe the case of a 4-year-old Hispanic girl with a history of Chiari-1 malformation, syrinx, hydrocephalus, and scoliosis without a history of eczema.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
​BY GORDON MURPHY, PA-C, MPHThe patient was blue, her primary care physician noted. Quite literally, in fact.The 38-year-old woman had sought care for a recurrent urinary tract infection, and that's when her primary care physician found her pulse oximetry to be 74%. He was concerned about hypoxia and asked us to evaluate her.The patient reported taking an SSRI for anxiety and having a hormone-eluting IUD. She had previously had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. She said she had a headache, but had been instructed not to take NSAIDs. She said she had just finished a course of Cipro for her UTI, but continued to be symptomatic w...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
Conclusions: Markers of evolution of CLM are difficult to homogenize. Clinical registries may help design more comprehensive care.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Paediatric bronchology Source Type: research
A 44-year-old African-American woman with hidradenitis suppurativa, scoliosis, and idiopathic avascular necrosis of the hips presented to the emergency department with transient monocular visual loss, purulent discharge at the site of a gold-plate implant in the left upper eyelid for lagophthalmos secondary to Bell palsy, and a right thigh abscess. Since her diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa at 16 years old, she developed multiple abscesses in the axilla, groin, thighs, and nape of the neck requiring incision and drainages, skin grafting, and antibiotics.
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Letter Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Skeletal structural malalignment appears to be present in some individuals with an obstructive respiratory disease, although the extent of alterations and its clinical impact is variable. Photogrammetry is used to provide a comprehensive assessment of posture in these populations.
Source: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Scientific Review Source Type: research
The premiere medical technology start-up competition has just announced they are accepting applications for their next batch of world changing companies. Medgadget had the chance to be present at the last MedTech innovator finals held at AdvaMed in M...
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CONCLUSIONS: Skeletal structural malalignment appears to be present in some individuals with an obstructive respiratory disease, although the extent of alterations and its clinical impact is variable. Photogrammetry is used to provide a comprehensive assessment of posture in these populations. PMID: 27676462 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev Source Type: research
MedTech Innovator, the medtech industry’s annual start-up competition and virtual accelerator, has just announced their 20 semi-finalists. 430 companies from around the globe applied for these coveted spots, and were reviewed by 90 reviewe...
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Conclusion While government groups maintain that no studies have been done to compare the health of vaccinated to unvaccinated, the reality is that several comparative studies have been completed by independent researchers in the US and in other countries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention refuses to conduct such studies, claiming they would be unethical to perform. In reality, these studies could easily be performed, since many educated parents choose to not vaccinate their children. The evidence is overwhelming. Studies completed in New Zealand, Germany, Africa, Great Britain and the United States have come ...
Source: vactruth.com - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Logical Michelle Goldstein Top Picks Top Stories truth about vaccines vaccinated vs. unvaccinated Source Type: blogs
Conclusion While government groups maintain that no studies have been done to compare the health of vaccinated to unvaccinated, the reality is that several comparative studies have been completed by independent researchers in the US and in other countries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention refuses to conduct such studies, claiming they would be unethical to perform. In reality, these studies could easily be performed, since many educated parents choose to not vaccinate their children. The evidence is overwhelming. Studies completed in New Zealand, Germany, Africa, Great Britain and the United States have come ...
Source: vactruth.com - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Logical Michelle Goldstein Top Picks Top Stories truth about vaccines vaccinated vs. unvaccinated Source Type: blogs
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