Retinal detachment with subretinal and vitreous hemorrhages causing secondary angle closure glaucoma diagnosed with ultrasound
A 90-year-old female with a past medical history of trigeminal neuralgia and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) presented with a four-day history of a left-sided headache, nausea, and vomiting. Regarding her left eye, she reported intermittent flashes of light over the past month and complete vision loss for four days. She denied a history of diabetes, hypertension, anticoagulant use, or ocular trauma. Her ocular history included the use of reading glasses and bilateral cataract surgery forty-five years ago.
CONCLUSIONS: VIS was feasible in clinical routine. Compared to the other evaluated blocks, the VIS for the infragluteal access to the sciatic nerve was rated worst. VIS is found to be worse in obese patients. Further research is needed to evaluate VIS and its suitability for specific questions as for instance anesthetists' learning curves, comparison of different patient populations, ultrasound devices or different nerve blocks. PMID: 32643357 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular DiseasesAuthor(s): Federico Boscari, Mario Luca Morieri, Anna Maria Letizia Amato, Valeria Vallone, Ambra Uliana, Anna Baritussio, Nicola Vitturi, Elisa Cipponeri, Francesco Cavallin, Angelo Avogaro, Gian Paolo Fadini, Daniela Bruttomesso
Publication date: October 2020Source: Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 73Author(s): Christopher M. McLaughlin, Shaun J. Sharkey, Pádraigín Harnedy-Rothwell, Vadivel Parthsarathy, Philip J. Allsopp, Emeir M. McSorley, Richard J. FitzGerald, Finbarr P.M. O'Harte
In this study, 1452 patients were enrolled. Independent risk factors for recurrence-free survival (RFS) and overall survival (OS) were analyzed for patients with and without CSPH. For HCC patients without CSPH, multivariate analysis suggested that microvascular invasion (MVI), neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) ≥ 3, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) ≥ 150, tumor size> 5 cm, and the presence of a satellite lesion were independently associated with RFS. MVI, NLR ≥ 3, PLR ≥ 150, and advanced Barcelona clinical liver cancer (BCLC) stage contributed to mortality. However, neither NLR nor PLR showed any prognos...
LUNG cancer symptoms include difficulty breathing, headaches, and persistent chest pain. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you notice a subtle change to your voice. This is the warning sign of lung cancer you should be looking out for when you speak.
CONCLUSION: TNF-α blockade lowered blood pressure and improve inflammation and organ function in response to placental ischemia. PMID: 32646252 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): The Lancet Diabetes &Endocrinology
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Crystal Johnson-Mann, Monique Hassan, Shaneeta Johnson
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Ray Subir, Mukherjee Jagat J, Gangopadhyay Kalyan K
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Vineetha K. Ramdas Nayak, Kirtana Raghurama Nayak, Sudha Vidyasagar, Rekha P