Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis in a patient with Covid-19
Covid-19 has significant implications of hematologic systems, including lymphocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke, pulmonary thromboembolism, and myocardial infarction [1,2]. Iwasaki et al. reported that the pathogen of Covid-19, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), can induce immune dysfunction, inflammation, and antibody-dependent enhancement by activating host cells via the Fc γIIa receptor in the same way as SARS-CoV-1 .
AbstractTraumatic brain injury (TBI) in older adults is an increasing issue in modern medicine. Nevertheless, it remains unclear which patients presenting with TBI and 80 years of age or older benefit from an operative treatment. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of an operative treatment in isolated TBI patients ≥ 80 years of age. Data were derived from the TraumaRegister DGU® from 2002 to 2016. Inclusion criteria were ≥ 80 years of age, an Abbreviated Injury ScaleHead (AIS) ≥ 3, and an AISNon-Head≤ 1. The cohort was split in operatively and...
Conclusions: Our study demonstrated that we have been able to provide high-quality care to all of our patients presenting with STEMI at either campus, regardless of socioeconomic differences in the populations they serve. Additionally, each campus has demonstrated DTB well below the nationally recommended guidelines. PMID: 32963825 [PubMed]
Conclusion: This randomized study demonstrated that the slow balloon deflation during stent implantation improved coronary flow and reduced infarct size in reperfused STEMI. The change of flow in the balloon-vessel gap and WSS resulted from different balloon deflation velocity might be partly accounted for this results. PMID: 32963824 [PubMed]
Conclusions: Echocardiography may be useful for the management of selected COVID-19 patients, especially those with elevated D-Dimer and Troponin levels, in up to 16% of patients. PMID: 32963823 [PubMed]
Conclusion: The serum PDGF concentration in patients with acute coronary syndrome was significantly increased, especially in the local coronary artery. The serum Ang-1 in the coronary artery was significantly increased in patients with acute myocardial infarction and was related to the degree of coronary artery stenosis. Coronary sinus PDGF and Ang-1 levels can reflect the severity of lesions in patients with acute coronary syndrome. PMID: 32963822 [PubMed]
CONCLUSION: In summary, cuff anastomosis can be used to eliminate thrombosis formation in the mouse model of kidney transplantation. PMID: 32965132 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: HDAC may be a new biological target for cerebral ischemic stroke. Future drug development targeting HDAC may make it a potentially effective anticerebral ischemic stroke drug. PMID: 32963637 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Bertoli F, Veritti D, Danese C, Samassa F, Sarao V, Rassu N, Gambato T, Lanzetta P Abstract The novel pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has challenged the medical community. While diagnostic and therapeutic efforts have been focused on respiratory complications of the disease, several ocular implications have also emerged. SARS-CoV-2 RNA has been found in tears of the infected patients, and reports suggest that the ocular surface could serve as a portal of entry and a reservoir for viral transmission. Clinically, COVID-...
Authors: Rodríguez-Martínez CE, Sinha IP, Whittaker E, Nagakumar P, Fernandes RM PMID: 32962456 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: December 2020Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry, Volume 177Author(s): Xiaqi Zhang, Fang Wang, Ming Weng, Meng Cao