Triple-Stapled Technique Effectively Reduces the Operating Time for Rectal Anastomosis.
Conclusion: The triple-staple technique is a safe alternative to the double-staple anastomosis after anterior resection. It also effectively shortens the operating time. PMID: 32054240 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Artificial Intelligence in MedicineAuthor(s): Siva Teja Kakileti, Himanshu J. Madhu, Geetha Manjunath, Leonard Wee, Andre Dekker, Sudhakar Sampangi
Conclusion: The most important finding of one-month ticagrelor consumption were dyspnea, bleeding, and hypersensitivity reaction. No case of bradycardia and stent thrombosis was detected. In our study , iranian population has more susceptibility to dyspnea than PLATO result. The rate of drug discontinuation in this series of cases was 6.4 %. PMID: 32259131 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
In this report, we presented a case of POT due to knife injury in which the knife blade was removed and bleeding was controlled, the patient's general condition after surgery was good, but the vision of the right eye was lost. PMID: 32259125 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: The knowledge, attitude, and practice of EMS staff regarding bleeding control were moderate, positive and appropriate, and incomplete, respectively. Since bleeding is a life threatening status and EMS staff skills are critical in this issue, it seems that we need to provide continuous education in this regard. PMID: 32259111 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell ResearchAuthor(s): Eduardo A. Sagredo, Alfredo I. Sagredo, Alejandro Blanco, Pamela Rojas De Santiago, Solange Rivas, Rodrigo Assar, Paola Pérez, Katherine Marcelain, Ricardo Armisén
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell ResearchAuthor(s): Da-Lin Zhang, Jia-Mei Wang, Tong Wu, Xin Du, Jing Yan, Zhen-Xian Du, Hua-Qin Wang
Research into cancer, heart disease, HIV, MS, Alzheimer ’s, gene therapy, opioid addiction, epilepsy, blindness — all abruptly stopped in mid-March.
Conclusion: The COVID-19 pandemic has led to challenging decision-making about treatment of critically unwell patients. Low-dose prednisolone and tacrolimus may have beneficial impacts on COVID-19. The mycophenolate mofetil picture is less clear, with conflicting data from pre-clinical studies. There is no definitive evidence that specific cytotoxic drugs, low-dose methotrexate for auto-immune disease, NSAIDs, JAK kinase inhibitors or anti-TNFα agents are contraindicated. There is clear evidence that IL-6 peak levels are associated with severity of pulmonary complications. PMID: 32256705 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: Most of the literature reporting outcome from sequential treatment in LS-SCLC is old and used a variety of radiotherapy regimens. Our data shows inferior outcomes to the gold standard concurrent chemoradiotherapy but support its usage in less fit patients with reasonable outcome observed. PMID: 32256702 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Yusuf MA, Hussain SF, Sultan F, Badar F, Sullivan R Abstract Armed conflict in Afghanistan has continued for close to 40 years and has devastated its health infrastructure. The lack of a cancer care infrastructure has meant that many Afghans seek cancer care in neighbouring countries, like Pakistan. There remains a significant lack of empirical data on the new therapeutic geographies of cancer in contemporary conflicts. This retrospective single centre study explores the therapeutic and clinical geographies of Afghan cancer patients who were treated at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Resear...