Pyogenic liver abscess: a complication after Primary Obesity Surgery Endolumenal (POSE) procedure
A 59-year-old woman with history of breast cancer and tuberculosis was referred to our hospital complaining of abdominal pain, distention and feeling feverish. A triphasic CT scan showed several cystic liver lesions, with a 110x72mm septate lesion in segments II-III with infiltrative morphology, as well as mediastinal and paraaortic lymph nodes(Image 1). A malignant etiology could not be ruled out.
Publication date: Available online 14 July 2020Source: Seminars in Cancer BiologyAuthor(s): Rui Caetano Oliveira, Henrique Alexandrino, Maria Augusta Cipriano, Filipe Caseiro Alves, José Guilherme Tralhão
Authors: Feng Z, Feng Z, Han J, Cheng W, Su B, Mo J, Feng X, Feng S, Chen G, Huang P, Huang L, Cui Z Abstract Shenling Baizhu additive powder (SLBZ-AP), a formulation of a variety of natural medicinal plants, has clinical efficacy in treating cancers in previous studies. We explored the effect of SLBZ-AP in bone metastasis of lung cancer (BMLC) mice, and the possible mechanism involved was further investigated in the present study. Mice model of BMLC was made and treated with SLBZ-AP. Pain behavioral tests were performed to explore the effect on BMLC-induced pain in mice. TUNEL staining was used to investigate apop...
Now I’m the kinda woman who enjoys a bevvie or two – and I do love to talk! Combine them both with my favourite topic of pain, and you end up with Le Pub Home brew…and I’m speaking THIS SATURDAY!! My topic? Let’s stop focusing on pain, because we have a few elephants in the room we need to discuss. Come and join me as I poke and prod at assumptions made about why people come asking for help with their pain, why clinicians often focus on the wrong thing, why we need to listen to the messages buried beneath the “take my pain away” call – and why the skills clinicians ha...
Abstract Mild encephalitis/encephalopathy with a reversible splenial lesion (MERS) is a clinicoradiological syndrome characterized by transient mild encephalopathy and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of a reversible lesion in the splenium of the corpus callosum (SCC). Patients with MERS generally present with central nervous system symptoms such as consciousness disturbance, headache, and seizure; adult-onset MERS with cerebellar ataxia is rare. A 53-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with fever of 1 week's duration, headache, neck stiffness, and gait disturbance. Neurological examination revealed...
Publication date: Available online 13 July 2020Source: Materials Today: ProceedingsAuthor(s): Anita Gupta
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Mariana Alves Pegoraro, Christophe Tenailleau, André Ebel, Benoit Malard, Jacques Lacaze
Publication date: December 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 25Author(s): Ananda Danagoudar, Pratap G K, Manjula Shantaram, Biji Chatterjee, Krishna Ghosh, Santosh R. Kanade, Chandrashekhar G. Joshi
CONCLUSION: The therapeutic benefit of additional substances is less distinct in patients with RAS mutated as compared to RAS wildtype metastatic colorectal cancer, especially with regard to OS. PMID: 32561975 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Conclusions: PS ≥ 1, neutrophil count, PLT, andK level were important risk factors for GC therapy-induced hematological toxicity in patients with UC. To continue GC therapy, further management systems by hematological toxicity risk factors for patients with UC will be required.Chemotherapy