Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Incidence, Risk Factors, Diagnostic Criteria, Pathophysiology, and Treatment Options

This article will provide a comprehensive review and update on this important disease state.
Source: Cardiology in Review - Category: Cardiology Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research

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Authors: Bagheri Z, Labbani-Motlagh Z, Mirjalili M, Karimzadeh I, Khalili H Abstract Cytopenia is common complication in critically ill patients. Aim: Incidence and pattern of different types of cytopenia as well as its impact on mortality and length of stay in critically ill patients were evaluated. Methods: Critically ill patients with any kind of cytopenia for more than 2 days were evaluated. Results: Anemia was the most common type of cytopenia in the patients (99.14%), followed by lymphocytopenia (32.17%), thrombocytopenia (27.82%), and leukopenia (19.13%). Mortality rate was significantly higher in patients with anemia (p
Source: Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Comp Eff Res Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Meta GeneAuthor(s): Hasan Mollanoori, Yazdan Rahmati, Bita Hassani, Sajjad Esmaeili, Komail Amini, Shahram Teimourian
Source: Meta Gene - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Abiomed said it has received approval for an IDE to start an early feasibility study of what it is calling the “world’s smallest heart pump.”   The Danvers, MA-based company said the first-in-human trial will look at the 9 French Impella ECP heart pump in high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients.   The primary endpoint of the study is successful delivery, initiation, and maintenance of adequate hemodynamic support and a composite rate of major device-related adverse events during high-risk PCI.   The stu...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Tags: Cardiovascular Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS In this Caribbean population, uncontrolled asthma was independently associated with obesity, late-onset disease, and comorbidities of sleep apnea and depression. Poor asthma-related quality of life was independently associated with Indo-Caribbean ethnicity. PMID: 32493146 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
Conclusions: The scale successfully translated into BM and validated. The 10-item TAI-BM appears fit for use in testing inhaler adherence of Malaysian patients with asthma. PMID: 32493083 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
Authors: Brynjulfsen T, Demmelmaier I, Berntsen S, Foyn TH, Andersen OK, Stang J, Sigdestad JB, Stensrud T, Tufte K, Nielsen A, Westergren T Abstract We explored motivation for physical activity (PA) and exercise in adolescents with asthma who entered and continued a 10-week play-based exercise intervention. Eighteen adolescents with asthma, aged 13-17 years, participated in a 10-week play- and interval-based indoor exercise intervention during winter and autumn months. Semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted in weeks 2 and 8, focusing on motivation for PA and exercise, as well as field observations o...
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
Conclusion: Early diagnosis and direct surgery for excision of hemangioblastoma is a good option during pregnancy while avoiding CSF diversion procedures. The symptomatic hemangioblastoma during pregnancy can be safely operated during early pregnancy. PMID: 32494398 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
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
Source: Molecular Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Ying Huang, Changming Xie, Xiaoke Chen, Qianhui Hong, Hui Huang
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: International Journal of PharmaceuticsAuthor(s): Marwa Hasanein Asfour, Ahmed Alaa Kassem, Abeer Salama, Sameh Hosam Abd El-Alim
Source: International Journal of Pharmaceutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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