Current and research therapies for the prevention and treatment of delayed neurological syndrome associated with carbon monoxide poisoning: A narrative review - Del Moral-Barbudo B, Blancas R, Ballesteros-Ortega D, Quintana-D íaz M, Martínez-González Ó.

Severe carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning causes fulminant deaths in common environment as well as neurological sequelae to survivors. Prevention of delayed neurological syndrome (DNS) after exposure to CO, the most important sequela, is based up to date on hy...
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is the leading cause of poisoning deaths in many countries, including Japan. Annually, CO poisoning claims about 2000-5000 lives in Japan, which is over half of the total number of poisoning deaths. This paper discusses the physicochem...
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Background: Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning is a frequent cause of intoxication. However, CO poisoning incidence is globally underreported, as well as its features, especially in Italy. The aim of this study was to investigate such characteristics of...
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PURPOSE: To explore neuropathologic mechanisms in functional brain regions in patients with delayed encephalopathy after carbon monoxide poisoning (DEACMP) from the perspective of the brain network nodes by resting-state functional magnetic resonance imagi...
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AIM: Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas and tasteless. CO poisoning (COP) is one of the most frequently encountered inhalation poisonings. The most common cause of morbidity in COP is delayed neurological sequelae (DNS). DNS is the occurrenc...
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Diagnosis of carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings has always been a challenging task due to the susceptibility to alterations of the optical state and degradation of blood samples during sampling, transport and storage, which highly affects the analysis with sp...
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STUDY OBJECTIVE: Few studies have investigated the association between carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and risk of venous thromboembolism. We aim to identify the risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis after CO poisoning. METHODS: We c...
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OBJECTIVES: To identify the risk factors related to the prognosis of carbon monoxide (CO)-poisoned patients in the hospital. DESIGN: Retrospective observational study. SETTING: Tri-Service General Hospital, Taiwan. METHODS: We conducted a r...
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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Previous DTI cross-sectional studies have showed the cerebral damage feature was different in the three clinical stages after carbon monoxide poisoning. Diffusional kurtosis imaging (DKI) is an advanced diffusion imaging model and c...
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By improving clinical awareness of the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning,1 we can reduce this avoidable burden on health and health services. CO poisoning is under-reported and under-recorded.2 In Wales, there w...
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas produced through burning fuel. Sources of CO in the home include boilers and central heating systems, cookers and barbecues, and fireplaces and chimneys (figure).1 Owners of such appliances are required to have th...
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