Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids
A number of drugs are used to prevent migraines, but treatment of youngsters has largely been based on the results of adult studies, the international team of researchers pointed out.
Conclusion: It seems that naloxone is not a completely safe medication even in opioid-naïve patients, and administrating adjusted doses of naloxone even in opioid-naïve methadone intoxicated patients may be logical. PMID: 32259115 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conclusion: Cerebral aneurysm coiling could be considered as the first choice of treatment in the case of acute MI with hemodynamic stability, before carrying out cardiac endovascular intervention or antiplatelet medication to reduce the risk of rebleeding from a brain aneurysm. PMID: 32257575 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Ureña FM, Ureña JGM, Almeida S, Rabelo NN, da Silva JR, Mandel M, Teixeira MJ, Figueiredo EG Abstract Background: The anterior communicating artery complex may presente several anatomical variations, and many abnormalities have been reported in radiologiacal and cadaveric studies. Case Description: The authors present a case of a 44-year-old Caucasian female, with a prior history of smoking and arterial systemic hypertension, admitted in the emergency department complaining of a sudden headache, nausea, and vomiting followed by tonic-clonic seizures. Computerized tomography (CT) and angio...
Conclusion: As a result, the correlation of clinical, radiologic, and pathologic data is significant while going for a specific diagnosis in cases of craniofacial fibrous lesions. Total excision is the best treatment, but it can recur. PMID: 32257561 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: de Oliveira BA, Alves Rodrigues Santos SA, Menezes Pereira EW, Nogueira AB, Vieira Neto AE, de Melo Júnior JMA, Damasceno MBMV, Quintans-Júnior LJ, Sessle BJ, Magalhães FEA, Campos AR Abstract AIMS: To test for the possible antinociceptive effect of nifedipine in rodent models of acute and chronic neuropathic orofacial pain and the possible involvement of TRP- and NMDA-related processes in this effect. METHODS: Acute nociceptive behavior was induced by administering formalin, cinnamaldehyde, glutamate, capsaicin, or acidified saline to the upper lip or hypertonic saline to the corn...
CONCLUSION: The analyzed studies allow a better understanding of Ernest syndrome and the proposal of a tendinosis model for this condition. However, the evidence is scarce, and it is therefore necessary to carry out additional studies with better methodologic designs. PMID: 32255582 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: The prevalence of an associated sensory discrepancy was higher in primary BMS. Pharmacologic intervention provided significant relief for approximately half of the patients with primary BMS and nearly one-third of the patients with secondary BMS. Concurrent use of neuropathic medications was a negative predictor, and presence of anxiety disorder a positive predictor, of therapeutic response among patients with primary BMS and secondary BMS, respectively. PMID: 32255581 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Li F, Wu C, Sun H, Zhou Q Abstract AIMS: To study the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections on pain reduction in patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis (TMJ OA). METHODS: The authors performed a comprehensive search of the MEDLINE, PubMed, and Web of Science databases to retrieve RCTs published up to July 2018. Pain outcomes (visual analog scale scores) were extracted to assess the effect of PRP injections on TMJ OA. All data analyses were conducted using RevMan 5.3. RESULTS: Six studies were included. According to the results of these trials, intra-articular injections of P...
CONCLUSION: Manual therapy was better than no treatment in one study and better than counseling in another study; however, manual therapy combined with counseling was not statistically better than counseling alone, and manual therapy alone was not better than botulinum toxin. Manual therapy combined with home therapy was better than home therapy alone in one study. Further studies are required due to the inconclusive data and poor homogeneity found in this review. PMID: 32255579 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]