Direct Anterior Approach Versus Posterolateral Approach for Hemiarthroplasty in the Treatment of Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Geriatric Patients.
CONCLUSIONS Our study results suggest that early clinical and biochemical outcomes are better in DAA than PLA with early return to daily living activities in patients undergoing hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures. PMID: 31961830 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSION: Sickle cell disease patients are at high risk for poor outcomes based on their demographic characteristics. Therefore, perioperative physicians including hematologists, anesthesiologists, and surgeons need to take this knowledge into consideration for management and counselling of SCD patients on the risks of surgery and recovery. PMID: 32089275 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: The cumulative prevalence of G6PD deficiency the present is below the estimated national prevalence. G6PD deficiency was higher in tribes as compared to non-tribes. Rare G6PD Kaiping and G6PD Union variants have been identified.
CONCLUSIONS: The study evaluated the safety of withdrawing the P2Y 12 inhibitor from triple antithrombotic prescription 1 month after coronary stenting. However, enrollment was prematurely terminated because it was slow. Therefore, statistical power was not sufficient to assess the differences in the primary endpoint. PMID: 32091400 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This review and case study explores the potential of blood substitutes, specifically perfluorocarbons and hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers, as alternatives to blood transfusion.American Journal of Clinical Pathology
AbstractThe distribution ofBCR –ABL1 transcript variants e13a2 ( “b2a2”) and e14a2 (“b3a2”) in Nigerians with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) had not been previously studied. In addition, there is paucity of data on the impact ofBCR –ABL1 transcript variants on clinical presentation and survival in CML patients in Nigeria. TheBCR –ABL1 transcript variants were analyzed in 230 Imatinib-treated CML patients at diagnosis. Patients with incomplete data (n = 28), e19a2 (n = 3) and e1a2 (n = 1) were excluded from analysis of transcript variant on...
AbstractHematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the only treatment option for the hematological manifestations of Fanconi anemia (FA). Fludarabine based reduced intensity conditioning regimens have helped in improving outcomes significantly in FA patients. We retrospectively analyzed the outcomes of FA patients who underwent allogeneic HSCT at BLK Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi from June 2011 to September 2019. Twenty FA patients underwent 23 transplants at our center. Overall survival and disease free survival were 65% and 50%, respectively at a median of 23 months. Overall mortality was 30%. HSCT for...
Conclusion: Post-transplant HLH is an important entity in benign hematological disorders, which needs to be identified early and treated promptly with steroids, monoclonal agents or immunosuppressive therapy. Serum ferritin levels are an important biomarker and help in monitoring response.