Factors associated with treatment adherence for tuberculosis infection.
CONCLUSIONS: The treatment compliance rate of Tuberculosis infection was high among people who started therapy. Almost a half of the contacts with TI did not start treatment, and associated factors were: age, social relationship, and the TST reaction. The treatment regimen was associated with greater compliance. It is important to know the factors associated with adherence to treatment of TI in each health area, and focus efforts on risk groups; thereby approaching the global control of tuberculosis. PMID: 24331920 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
We describe a patient with Ebstein's anomaly in the ninth decade with coronary artery disease. PMID: 31317724 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: The epidemiological picture of TB showed that males were predominant in our study however female were more affected in younger age group compared to male. More than 51% of the cases were in productive age group which affects the socioeconomic condition of family and society. More than 2/3 of patients were from lower socioeconomic group with low BMI. Therefore improving nutrition and immunity can play an important role. 2.3% of the cases were HIV reactive and were on ART. Co-morbidities like COPD and Diabetes were seen in our study which were statistically significant and had impact on the treatment outcome of r...
Authors: Vora A PMID: 31315316 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: September 2019Source: Urology Case Reports, Volume 26Author(s): W.M. Borges, G.R. Bechara, M.M.L. de Miranda, G.B. de Figueiredo, B.A. Venturini, C.R. LaghiAbstractTuberculosis (TB) is a secular disease caused by a bacillus, highly prevalent in Brazil. The genito-urinary tract involvement is rare, with the epididymis the most affected location. Treatment usually involves the combination of 3–4 drugs for TB for 6 months and surgery can be useful in complications.