When is Post-Operative Bleeding Most Likely to Occur after a Tonsillectomy?

Discussion Tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the US with pressure equalizing tubes and circumcisions also being among the top procedures. About 500,000 are performed yearly in the US in children under 15 years. Primary indications are recurrent throat infections (e.g. “
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We investigated whether fatigability is associated with the coordination between the physical acceleration (PA) and parasympathetic nervous activity (PSNA) in women. In the non-older group in the hour before sleep, the participants with high fatigability scores had significantly lower coordination than those with low fatigability (p 
Source: Physiological Reports - Category: Physiology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
We report a case of ours with a thrombosis of the medial marginal vein and dorsal venous arch of the foot, showing its close anatomical relation with the extensor hallucis longus tendon.
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate the altered ultrasonographic activity of abdominal muscles during breathing in males with and without nonspecific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP).DesignCross-sectional study.MethodsTwenty males with NSCLBP and 20 males without NSCLBP were recruited. Muscle thickness change was measured by ultrasonography during breathing in the end-inspiration and end-expiration phases for the transverse abdominis (TrA), internal oblique (IO), external oblique (EO), and rectus abdominis (RA) muscles. The data were normalized to the end-inspiration thickness. An independentt test was run to analyze the data at...
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundExtended focused abdominal sonography for trauma (e-FAST) is part of the primary survey in patients with high-energy trauma. However, it does not identify patients with retroperitoneal haemorrhage associated with significant pelvic trauma. A traumatic diastasis of pubic symphysis, as well as an ‘open book’ (OB) pelvic injury, is a diagnostic clue to recognize unstable pelvis with higher risk of bleeding. FAST–PLUS (FAST–PL pleural –US ultrasound of symphysis) protocol is an addendum to the e-FAST, which takes into account the study of the pubic symphysis in a single tran...
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ConclusionSWE allows quantitative assessment of the stiffness of the plantar fascia and can show PFis alterations, increasing the diagnostic performance of B-mode US. In addition, SWE shows a strong correlation with clinical scores, improving patient assessment and follow-up.
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Abstract: Endometriosis is a benign condition of the female genital system, characterized by endometrial tissue external to the uterine cavity. Of all cases with endometriosis, the incidence of umbilical endometriosis is only 0.29%. Umbilical endometriosis typical presents with symptoms including cyclical pain, bleeding, and swelling of the nodule. Morphological changes in the epidermis, as in this case, simulating a seborrheic keratosis both clinically and microscopically, can initially mask the underlying endometriosis and prolong the course of treatment. A thorough anamnesis and examination revealing the characteris...
Source: The American Journal of Dermatopathology - Category: Pathology Tags: Extraordinary Case Report Source Type: research
Conclusions We propose a guide for MSK assessment of the pelvis and associated structures that can be used for both clinical and research purposes. This guide is designed for health care providers caring for women with pelvic floor disorders, including physicians, advanced practice providers, and nurses. This guide serves to improve communication among multidisciplinary practitioners to refine MSK assessment and treatment approaches and thereby advance clinical care and research.
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: AUGS Guidance Document Source Type: research
Objectives Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been implicated in central neurological processes. We hypothesize that greater pain catastrophizing is associated with higher urinary BDNF levels in women with bladder pain syndrome. Methods A secondary analysis of a database of women with urinary urgency was conducted. We identified women who met AUA criteria of bladder pain syndrome. Urinary symptoms, pain catastrophizing, and neuropathic pain were measured using the Female Genitourinary Pain Index, Pain Catastrophizing Scale and painDETECT questionnaires respectively. The relationship of the catastrophiz...
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Objective The aim of this study was to describe patient-reported longitudinal outcomes in a multidisciplinary female chronic pelvic pain (CPP) program. Methods We conducted a retrospective cohort study for women cared for in a tertiary, multidisciplinary, female (CPP) program between 2012 and 2017. Patient demographics were collected from electronic medical records. Patients completed the numerical rating scale for pain, Pain Disability Index (PDI), and Patient Global Impression of Improvement scale at each visit. Mixed-effects models were used to assess change in patient responses over time. Results Pati...
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Condition:   Labor Pain Intervention:   Other: massage with peppermint oil Sponsor:   Ankara City Hospital Bilkent Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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