Acute on Chronic Liver Failure From Novel SARS-CoV-2 Acute on Chronic Liver Failure From Novel SARS-CoV-2

The authors report on a case of acute on chronic liver failure caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection in a patient with decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis.Liver International
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Authors: Sola A, Rodríguez S, Cardetti M, Dávila C Abstract Objective: To evaluate and report the clinical characteristics and outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women and newborns in Latin America. Methods: Descriptive study based on the prospective report of the units of the Ibero-American Society of Neonatology Network. Results: Of 86 pregnant women with COVID-19 confirmed by RT-PCR in seven countries (6 from Latin America, and Equatorial Guinea) 68% (59) were asymptomatic. Of 32% of symptomatic women, 89% (24) had mild symptoms and 3.5% (3) had severe respiratory symptoms. No wom...
Source: Pan American Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Panam Salud Publica Source Type: research
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Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
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Source: Polymer - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
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Source: Polymer - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 August 2020Source: Polymer Degradation and StabilityAuthor(s): Sadulla R. Allayarov, Matthew P. Confer, David A. Dixon, Tatyana N. Rudneva, Leonid A. Kalinin, Evgenii M. Tolstopyatov, Ivan A. Frolov, Leonid F. Ivanov, Petr N. Grakovich, Oleg N. Golodkov
Source: Polymer Degradation and Stability - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2020Source: Polymer Testing, Volume 91Author(s): S.C. Sánchez-Ballester, V. Soria, G. Rydzek, K. Ariga, A. Ribes-Greus
Source: Polymer Testing - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: July–August 2020Source: Mendeleev Communications, Volume 30, Issue 4Author(s): Victor S. Stroylov, Igor V. Svitanko
Source: Mendeleev Communications - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Authors: Ng QX, De Deyn MLZQ, Loke W, Yeo WS Abstract Yemen has been faced with the worst cholera epidemic of modern times, with more than 1 million suspected cases and 3000 deaths at the time of writing. This problem is largely due to the longstanding civil war between pro-government forces and the Houthi armed movement, which has severely damaged already vulnerable sanitation and healthcare facilities and systems in the country. It is further compounded by a dire lack of basic amenities, chronic malnutrition, and unfavourable weather conditions. Another contributory component may be aerial transfer by cholera-inf...
Source: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: J Prev Med Public Health Source Type: research
Authors: Baek J, Jung SJ, Shim JS, Jeon YW, Seo E, Kim HC Abstract OBJECTIVES: We compared the associations of 3 computed tomography (CT)-based abdominal adiposity indexes with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among middle-aged Korean men and women. METHODS: The participants were 1366 men and 2480 women community-dwellers aged 30-64 years. Three abdominal adiposity indexes-visceral fat area (VFA), subcutaneous fat area (SFA), and visceral-to-subcutaneous fat ratio (VSR)-were calculated from abdominal CT scans. NAFLD was determined by calculating the Liver Fat Score from comorbidities and blood tests. A...
Source: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: J Prev Med Public Health Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: J Prev Med Public Health Source Type: research
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