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Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Cleveland ClinicHypoglossal Nerve Palsy during Meningococcal Meningitis. NEJM, 10/2014.Absent Superficial Abdominal Reflex due to thoracic spinal cord neuromyelitis. NEJM, 05/2014.Kayser-Fleischer Rings in Wilson's Disease. NEJM, 03/2012.Perilymph Fistula Test leads to nystagmus. NEJM, 01/2012.A stray bullet in the brain - with no deficit of power, cognition, sense of touch, or speech. Lancet, 01/2012.Blindness after Fat Injections. NEJM, 12/2011.Internal-Carotid-Artery Dissection and Cranial-Nerve Palsies. NEJM, 12/2011.A Head Shot. NEJM, 12/2011.Multiple Intracranial Tuberculomas. NEJM, 10/2011.Follicle-stimulating hormone –secreting pituitary macroadenoma. NEJM, 11/2011.Neurofibromatosis. NEJM, 11/2011.Sturge-Weber angiomatosis. The Lancet, 10/2011.Multiple Intracranial Tuberculomas. NEJM, 10/2011.Myotonia of the Tongue. NEJM, 10/2011.Orbital and Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations. NEJM, 09/2011.Spontaneous aneurysm of the superficial temporal artery. Lancet, 2011.Fabry's disease. Lancet, 10/2011.Bilateral spontaneous anterior dislocation of crystalline lens in an infant. Lancet, 08/2011.Bal ó's Concentric Sclerosis. NEJM, 08/2011.Rupture of a giant carotid-ophthalmic aneurysm. The Lancet, 2011.Playing football (soccer) while wearing a key on a necklace - what could go wrong? Lancet, 05/2011.Facial Angiofibromas Associated with Tuberous Sclerosis. NEJM, 03/0211.Giant Intracranial Aneurysm. NEJM, 03/2011.Carotid –Cavernous Sinus ...
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Conclusions: The study revealed that there was a higher prevalence of vitamin D3 insufficiency in epileptic children receiving valproate monotherapy compared with healthy children. Vitamin D3 supplementation should be given to all epileptic children even before initiation of anti-epileptic drugs. PMID: 32259112 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Accident and Emergency Nursing - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Arch Acad Emerg Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: Risk factors, aetiology, and precipitating factors of HF in de novo and ADCHF differ. De novo HF also had lower 1-year mortality and 3-month mortality compared to ADCHF. PMID: 32252602 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Cardiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Acta Cardiol Source Type: research
Authors: Song Z, Gao R, Yan B Abstract Cardiovascular disease is still the main cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Currently, the frontier of research into cardiovascular disease is the field of non-coding RNA. In this review, information was collected on the use of micro-RNAs as non-invasive biomarkers and their role in pathophysiological processes and therapeutic applications. In the case of microRNA-1 and microRNA-133, the roles and regulatory mechanisms of them are reviewed for arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, diabetic cardiomyopathy, myocardial hypertrophy, cardiomyocyte differentiation, and cell re...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
Authors: Adeva-Andany MM, Fernández-Fernández C, Carneiro-Freire N, Castro-Quintela E, Pedre-Piñeiro A, Seco-Filgueira M Abstract The curve that describes the relationship between glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and cardiovascular risk is U-shaped, indicating that both reduced GFR (kidney failure) and elevated GFR (glomerular hyperfiltration) are equivalent cardiovascular risk factors. The elevated cardiovascular risk associated with abnormal GFR is not explained by standard cardiovascular risk factors. The relationship between GFR and all-cause mortality follows a similar pattern, so that alt...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
Authors: Liu Y, Zeng Z, Yu X, Li T, Yao Y, Chen R, Zheng J Abstract The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of lipoprotein(a) level on long-range prognosis after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in patients with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goal attainment. In this retrospective study, 350 patients in Coronary artery disease (CAD) with LDL-C less than 1.8 mmol/L were enrolled in the Guangdong Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases from January 2011 to December 2013. Follow-up was 1 year after PCI. According to the median value of the study population based on Lp(a), the patients ...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
In this study, we analyzed the National Readmissions' Database (NRD) to identify infective endocarditis cases and the causative organisms, clinical determinants, length of stay, in-hospital mortality, and 30-day hospital readmission rates. The study cohort was derived from Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project's National Readmission Database between 2010-15. We queried the National Readmissions' Database using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) diagnostic code for infective endocarditis (421.0) and identified a total of 187,438 index admissions. SAS 9.4 (SAS Ins...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
Authors: Chen E, Cai W, Hu D, Chen L Abstract Remote ischemic conditioning is usually associated with cardioprotective intervention against ischemia-reperfusion. However, the effect of remote ischemic preconditioning (RIC-pre) completed before myocardial reperfusion with intermittent limb ischemia-reperfusion in patients with STEMI undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) is unclear. PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were fully searched from the beginning of each database up to September 2019 to find seven RCTs, a total of 2796 patients with STEMI undergoing PPCI with RIC-pre and 2818 pat...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
Authors: Macovei L, Magopet R, Tanasa A, Raileanu C, Prisacariu C, Presura MR, Balasanian MO Abstract Critical lesion of the unprotected left main coronary disease carries a tremendous mortality burden, often associated with a diabetes status or multivessel disease, with coronary artery bypass grafting being the standard treatment for over 40 years. Percutaneous coronary intervention with drug eluting stents should be taken into consideration and could be a better option for patients with low SYNTAX score as validated by the recently published studies. This review summarizes the major randomized clinical trials and...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
Research into cancer, heart disease, HIV, MS, Alzheimer ’s, gene therapy, opioid addiction, epilepsy, blindness — all abruptly stopped in mid-March.
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Authors: Sáez-Torres de Vicente M, Martínez Puig P, Valverde Toresano L PMID: 32248996 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicina Clinica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med Clin (Barc) Source Type: research
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