Corrigendum to'Recurrent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized children with a history of prior venous thromboembolism: a report from the Children's Hospital-Acquired Thrombosis Consortium' [Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis Volume 7, Issue 5, July 2023, 102139]
Res Pract Thromb Haemost. 2023 Nov 18;7(8):102259. doi: 10.1016/j.rpth.2023.102259. eCollection 2023 Nov.ABSTRACT[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1016/j.rpth.2023.102139.].PMID:38053986 | PMC:PMC10694757 | DOI:10.1016/j.rpth.2023.102259 (Source: Thrombosis and Haemostasis)
Source: Thrombosis and Haemostasis - December 6, 2023 Category: Hematology Authors: Hope P Wilson Maua Mosha Brian Branchford Julie Jaffray Emily Krava Amy Stillings Jeffrey Lebensburger Neil A Goldenberg Source Type: research

The business case for patient and family ‐centered rounds
(Source: Journal of Hospital Medicine)
Source: Journal of Hospital Medicine - December 6, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Dana B. Gal, Alisa Khan, Jennifer Baird Tags: PERSPECTIVES IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE Source Type: research

Occurrence of adult ‐onset Still's disease after coronavirus disease 2019 BNT162B2 vaccination in a patient with ulcerative colitis: A case report and review of literature
We report an extremely rare occurrence of adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) in a patient with ulcerative colitis. The possibility of autoinflammatory conditions such as AOSD should be considered when evaluating or treating symptoms suspected as side effects of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccination, regardless of the associated comorbidities.SummaryA woman in her 50s with a history of stable ulcerative colitis (UC) for 20  years, managed using salazosulfapyridine, presented with migratory rashes, spiking fever, edema, and joint pain that started 1 week after receiving the BNT162B2 mRNA vaccine...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - December 6, 2023 Category: General Medicine Authors: Takahiro Kobayashi, Kenichi Hashimoto, Yasuyoshi Kusanagi, Yuji Tanaka Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Bezoars: Culprits of gastrointestinal obstruction that may lead to surgical intervention and potentially surgical complications
This report demonstrates that alt hough bezoars are rare, they can cause significant obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract leading to the need for management, such as surgery, which carries its own risks. It is important to note that the postsurgical complication of pelvic abscess can occur due to surgery itself and not because of bezoar specifically. Abdominal surgery in general poses the risk of pelvic abscess. The consideration is to expectantly decrease the occurrence of bezoars so that consequently there will not be a need for surgery in removal of bezoars due to obstruction. The effects of bezoars can be prevente...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - December 6, 2023 Category: General Medicine Authors: Shannon D. Powell, Nicholas Pereira Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Laparoscopic Pre-pregnancy Trans-Abdominal Cerclage: Operative and Pregnancy Outcomes for a Novel Technique for Suture Placement Using Port Closure Device
We report operative and pregnancy outcomes for pre-pregnancy laparoscopic abdominal cerclage using the port closure device compared to traditional approach.For pre-pregnancy laparoscopic TAC(n=52), the port closure device approach is associated with lower blood loss at surgery and hospital length of stay (0.95+-4.4 mls vs 5.4+-15.7mls, p=0.007; 0.0(0.0-0.0) days vs 1.0(0.0-1.0) days, p (Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - December 6, 2023 Category: OBGYN Authors: Gillian Corbett, Catherine Windrim, Shane Higgins, Fionnuala McAuliffe, Michael Wilkinson, Donal O ’Brien, Siobhan Corcoran Tags: Surgeon's Corner Source Type: research

Unveiling the future of breast cancer assessment: a critical review on generative adversarial networks in elastography ultrasound
This article highlights that GANs can successfully generate accurate elastograms for deep-seated breast tumors (without having artifacts) and improve diagnostic effectiveness for pocket US. Furthermore, the results of the GAN framework are thoroughly analyzed by considering the quantitative metrics, visual evaluations, and cancer diagnostic accuracy. Finally, essential unaddressed challenges that lie at the intersection of elastography and GANs are presented, and a few future directions are shared for the elastogram synthesis research. (Source: Frontiers in Oncology)
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - December 6, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

Effective measures to improve influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare workers during and after COVID-19
Volume 19, Issue 3, December 2023 . (Source: Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics)
Source: Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics - December 6, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Wanyu JiaXue ZhangRuiyang SunPeng LiDaobin WangChunlan Songa Henan Province Engineering Research Center of Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Infection and Critical Care, Children ’s Hospital Affiliated to Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China Source Type: research

Feasibility and acceptability of undertaking postmortem studies for tuberculosis medical research in a low income country
We report good acceptability of the next-of-kin to consent for their relative’s tissue to be used for medical research; that postmortem and tissue processing can be undertaken within 8 hours following death; and that immune cells remain viable and functional up to 14 hours after death.DiscussionPostmortem procedures remain a valuable and essential tool both to establish cause of death, and to advance our medical and scientific understanding of infectious diseases. (Source: Frontiers in Immunology)
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - December 6, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research

Tumor-killing viruses score rare success in late-stage trial
Once touted as the next big thing in cancer therapy, tumor-attacking viruses have been a letdown, failing in multiple clinical trials as far back as 1949. But preliminary results from a small phase 3 study presented at a conference last week suggest these unconventional cancer treatments, known as oncolytic viruses, might work after all. The data showed that an oncolytic virus developed by Irvine, California–based CG Oncology eliminated tumors in 64% of 66 patients with bladder cancer that didn’t respond to mainline treatment. The follow-up period was only 6 months, and much more research is necessary. But even a...
Source: Science of Aging Knowledge Environment - December 5, 2023 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research

Comparison of crystallized phenol and Karidakis flap treatment in pilonidal sinus disease
In this study, we aimed to compare the results of Karidakis flap reconstruction with crystallized phenol in pilonidal sinus treatment.METHODS: 216 patients treated for pilonidal sinus disease with the researched methods between June 2016 and July 2019 were included in the study.RESULTS: 142 (65.7%) of the patients were treated with the KFR technique and 74 (34.3%) with the crystallized phenol method. Of the patients included in the study, 157 (72.7%) were male, and 59 (27.3%) were female. The mean age was calculated as 24.89 (± 8.4). The mean hospital stay in the KFR group was 1.21 (± 0.4) days. The mean time to return t...
Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - December 5, 2023 Category: Surgery Authors: Haluk Tumer Merih Altiok Source Type: research

Promoting wound recovery through stable intestinal flora: Reducing post-operative complications in colorectal cancer surgery patients
This study examined the relationship between intestinal flora stability and post-operative recovery in patients undergoing CRC surgery. Between May 2020 and 2023, 80 CRC patients from our hospital's Colorectal Surgery Department were enrolled. A random number table was used to divide them into two categories. Both groups were subjected to distinct gastrointestinal preparation protocols. Indicators of clinical therapeutic effect, intestinal flora balance following surgery, post-operative complications and quality of life were evaluated. The observation group, which adhered to a distinct gastrointestinal regimen, demonstrate...
Source: Cancer Control - December 5, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Qiao Chen Zhi Wang Bai Xiang Wu Source Type: research

Associated factors of sexual dysfunction among postpartum women in Taiwan- a cross-sectional study
This study aimed to investigate associated factors of sexual dysfunction among postpartum women. This study used a cross-sectional study design. A total of 135 postpartum women from a teaching hospital in northern Taiwan who met the inclusion criteria were recruited. SPSS version 22.0 was used to analyze data including descriptive and bivariate analysis. A multiple linear regression was using to identify the predictors of sexual dysfunction among Taiwanese postpartum women. Results indicated that the categories of sexual dysfunction that most commonly experienced in postpartum women were lack of sexual desire, delay or abs...
Source: African Journal of Reproductive Health - December 5, 2023 Category: African Health Authors: Fang-Jung Lee Yu-Ying Lu Source Type: research

An investigation of healthcare professionals ’ perspectives on the tasks of mental health counselors in hospital settings
In this study, we attempted to understand what other healthcare professionals considered mental health counselors ’ (MHCs) tasks in their hospital setting to facilitate medical and mental health services and enhance patients’ well-being. Using an exploratory sequential mixed-methods design (concept mapping), we obtained 3 regions of MHCs’ tasks (i.e., Overarching Roles and Responsibilities of MHCs in the Hospital Setting, MHCs’ Specific Roles in the Hospital Setting, and MHCs’ Roles and Responsibilities as a Multidisciplinary Team Member) represented in 11 clusters. We discussed the results with implications for ...
Source: Journal of Counseling and Development - December 5, 2023 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Suelle Micallef Marmara ’, Gülşah Kemer Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research

When health care sickens the health care worker: Commentary on Park et  al. (2023)
AbstractIn their survey, Park and colleagues (2023) reported that many health care and hospital workers perceived that their safety was not a priority during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 33.9% of responders feeling betrayed by institutional leaders. Employees of the health care system reported being viewed more as servants than specialists during the pandemic, and they noted that critical assessment and the expression of one's own opinion were unwelcome (Lederer, 2023). A lack of epidemiologic knowledge was compensated with the inflexible strategy of a hierarchical system. Opting out of testing and vaccination justified exp...
Source: Journal of Traumatic Stress - December 5, 2023 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Wolfgang Lederer Tags: COMMENTARY Source Type: research

Using Consumer Wearable Devices to Profile Postoperative Complications After Pediatric Appendectomy
Markers of postoperative recovery in pediatric patients are difficult for parents to evaluate after hospital discharge, who use subjective proxies to assess recovery and the onset of complications. Consumer-grade wearable devices (e.g., Fitbit) generate objective recovery data in near real time and thus may provide an opportunity to remotely monitor postoperative patients and identify complications beyond the initial hospitalization. The aim of this study was to use daily step counts from a Fitbit to compare recovery in patients with complications to those without complications after undergoing appendectomy for complicated...
Source: Journal of Surgical Research - December 5, 2023 Category: Surgery Authors: J. Benjamin Pitt, Suhail Zeineddin, Michela Carter, Angie Figueroa, Erica Park, Soyang Kwon, Hassan Ghomrawi, Fizan Abdullah Source Type: research