The Prevalence of Non-Syndromic Orofacial Clefts and Associated Congenital Heart Diseases of a Tertiary Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Conclusion: This study highlights the recognition of the associated congenital heart disease with non-syndromic orofacial cleft patients. Global screening protocols designed for newborns with non-syndromic orofacial cleft are needed to eliminate late diagnosis of critical congenital heart diseases which might present operative risks of anesthesia and/or surgical procedures.
Source: The Saudi Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

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Source: Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2020Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical AnaesthesiologyAuthor(s): Harish Siddaiah, Shilpadevi Patil, Anitha Shelvan, Kenneth Philip Ehrhardt, Cain W. Stark, Kenneth Ulicny, Sasha Ridgell, Austin Howe, Elyse M. Cornett, Richard D. Urman, Alan D. Kaye
Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Anaesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Authors: Rong LQ, Neuburger PJ, Kim J, Devereux RB Abstract Global longitudinal strain (GLS) has emerged as a valuable diagnostic and prognostic tool for evaluating left ventricular (LV) function. GLS has been shown to be a more sensitive marker of LV dysfunction than LV ejection fraction alone and have prognostic impact in non-surgical cardiac populations. GLS, is validated, reproducible, and easily obtained from 2-dimensional speckle- tracking echocardiography. While there is strong evidence for using GLS in clinical decision- making in non-surgical populations, there is less summarized evidence on using GLS in t...
Source: Minerva Cardioangiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Minerva Cardioangiol Source Type: research
Authors: Oszukowska M, Kozłowska M, Kaszuba A Abstract Introduction: Psoriasis is considered as a risk factor for atherosclerosis and contributes to myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease and brain stroke. Aim: To estimate the atherogenic potential of psoriasis by analysing antioxidative and prooxidative factors (paraoxonase-1, α-tocopherol, uric acid, homocysteine), compare levels of these parameters between groups of psoriatic patients and healthy individuals as well as to analyse the impact of psoriasis severity and duration on the factors under the study and to define correlation between the m...
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
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Source: Oncology Reports - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Rep Source Type: research
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Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
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Hi all, I'm a journalist in Los Angeles. I'm reporting a story for the New York Times Magazine about private equity acquisitions of practice groups. I'm looking for doctors with experience working for PE-owned medical practices—young anesthesiologists in particular. Your name doesn't necessarily have to appear in print. Please email if you'd like to talk. I want to hear from you. reporter working on private equity story
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I am starting my third year of medical school at one of the ‘mid-tier’ University of Californias (not UCSF or UCLA) and just received my Step 1 score of 243. I have 3 pubs in anesthesia and surgery and 5 poster presentations. I grew up and have all my personal connections back in Southern California and it’s a major priority to go back home for residency second only to matching to my specialty of choice which is surgery. what are my chances as it stands right now stats wise to eventually... What are my chances for a general surgery program in CA?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties Source Type: forums
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