Infections causing stroke or stroke-like syndromes
ConclusionsStroke or stroke-like syndrome of infectious origin can be observed in an important proportion of case presenting with sensory-motor deficit of unknown origin; their accurate diagnosis has a considerable impact in terms of treatment choices and outcome.
CONCLUSIONS: Although statistical significance was not reached, the efficacy of prasugrel was potentially different between stroke subtypes, warranting further studies. PMID: 32493881 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical Obstetrics &GynaecologyAuthor(s): Michaela Jewson, Prashant Purohit, Mary Ann Lumsden
Conclusion: A superior thyroid artery hemorrhage should be suspected if a patient develops delayed neck swelling with or without respiratory decompensation several days to weeks following an ACDF. Notably, these hematomas should be immediately recognized and treated (i.e., decompression starting at the bedside and completed in the operating room) to prevent catastrophic morbidity or mortality. PMID: 32494399 [PubMed]
Conclusion: Our case suggested that partial rather than total flap necrosis could occur, possibly due to variances of vascular anatomy, leading to focal ischemia. Debridement of the necrotic region may be an important solution for recurrent cerebrospinal leakage secondary to partial necrosis of a nasoseptal flap. PMID: 32494396 [PubMed]
Conclusion: Direct compression of ICA is rare complication of pituitary apoplexy, which caused cerebral ischemia. Conventional angiography should be necessary for accurate diagnosis and prompt surgical decompression should be the treatment of choice. PMID: 32494388 [PubMed]
Conclusion: Here, we discussed our findings regarding a lumbar EVP rather than a herniated disk and reviewed the current literature. Although rare, a higher index of suspicion for these vascular malformations based on combined historical information and MRI studies should allow one to better detect and/or anticipate an EVP rather than a routine disk. PMID: 32494381 [PubMed]
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2020Source: Molecular MetabolismAuthor(s): Gaelle R. Carrat, Elizabeth Haythorne, Alejandra Tomas, Leena Haataja, Andreas Müller, Peter Arvan, Alexandra Piunti, Kaiying Cheng, Mutian Huang, Timothy J. Pullen, Eleni Georgiadou, Theodoros Stylianides, Nur Shabrina Amirruddin, Victoria Salem, Walter Distaso, Andrew Cakebread, Kate J. Heesom, Philip A. Lewis, David J. Hodson, Linford J. Briant
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical SciencesAuthor(s): Yannis V. Simos, Konstantinos Spyrou, Michaela Patila, Niki Karouta, Haralambos Stamatis, Dimitrios Gournis, Evangelia Dounousi, Dimitrios Peschos
CONCLUSION: We conclude that visfatin in serum may be a new independent potential marker of AMI. PMID: 32495751 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Zhang J, Liu XL, So M, Reder LM Abstract High-complexity stimuli are thought to place extra demands on working memory when processing and manipulating such stimuli; however, operational definitions of complexity are not well established, nor are the measures that would demonstrate such effects. Here, we argue that complexity is a relative quantity that is affected by preexisting experience. Experiment 1 compared cued-recall performance for Chinese and English speakers when the stimuli involved Chinese features that varied in the number of strokes or involved Ethiopic features unfamiliar to both groups. Chi...