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Research & Reviews  1,545 results

Liver gene regulation of hemostasis-related factors is altered by experimental snake en...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008379
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Sachetto ATA, Jensen JR et. al.

Jun 1st, 2020 - Few studies have addressed gene expression of hemostasis-related factors during acute thrombo-hemorrhagic diseases. Bites by the lanced-headed viper Bothrops jaracaca induce rapid hemostatic disturbances in victims, leading to systemic bleedings, ...

Is stonefish Synanceia verrucosa envenomation potentially lethal?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.05.019
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; Maillaud C, Hoang-Oppermann T et. al.

May 30th, 2020 - Stonefish sting lethality in man has been scarcely documented since the middle of the 20th century. We report three clinical cases, including one fatality, emphasizing the cardiovascular toxicity of the Synanceia verrucosa venom, and its potential...

Immunoprotection against lethal effects of Crotalus durissus snake venom elicited by sy...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.05.171
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules; Vaz de Melo PD, de Almeida Lima S et. al.

May 28th, 2020 - Snakebites caused by Crotalus genus are the second most frequent in Brazil. Crotoxin is a beta-neurotoxin responsible for the main envenomation effects of Crotalus biting, while crotamine immobilizes the animal hind limbs, contributing to prey imm...

Effect of Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom on isolated jejunum: A very useful tool to s...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2020.102676
Autonomic Neuroscience : Basic & Clinical; Louza GSG, Carmo LLGD et. al.

May 28th, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation is a public health problem in tropical and subtropical areas. In Brazil, Tityus serrulatus is the biggest cause of accidents with venomous animals. Tityus serrulatus venom causes symptoms related to a great activation of the ...

Arthropod Assault: A Case Report of Brown Recluse Envenomation in a Training Environment.
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usaa092
Military Medicine; Merrill DR, Long B

May 27th, 2020 - Spider bites are a common emergency department complaint, accounting for ~21% of noncanine bites, injuries, and stings. Military service members, more so than most civilian personnel, are exposed to conditions that place them at increased risk for...

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Guidelines  2 results

Pressure immobilization after North American Crotalinae snake envenomation
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/15563650.2011.610802
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL TOXICOLOGY

Nov 7th, 2011 - Given that the primary toxic effect of envenomation is local tissue injury, mortality is not an ideal outcome measure to extrapolate to human crotaline envenomation. Available evidence fails to establish the efficacy of pressure immobilization in.

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United Sta...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3042971
BMC Emergency Medicine; Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM et. al.

Feb 4th, 2011 - Envenomation by crotaline snakes (rattlesnake, cottonmouth, copperhead) is a complex, potentially lethal condition affecting thousands of people in the United States each year. Treatment of crotaline envenomation is not standardized, and significa...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,579 results

Anascorp - centruroides (scorpion) immune f(ab)2 (equine) injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution-Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5cb65048-a30c-48e5-8bc8-897983d08068

Jun 2nd, 2020 - Indications & Usage Section ANASCORP is an antivenin indicated for the treatment of clinical signs of scorpion envenomation. (1) ANASCORP® [Centruroides (Scorpion) Immune F(ab')2 (Equine) Injection] is an equine-derived antivenom indicated for tre...

Liver gene regulation of hemostasis-related factors is altered by experimental snake en...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008379
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Sachetto ATA, Jensen JR et. al.

Jun 1st, 2020 - Few studies have addressed gene expression of hemostasis-related factors during acute thrombo-hemorrhagic diseases. Bites by the lanced-headed viper Bothrops jaracaca induce rapid hemostatic disturbances in victims, leading to systemic bleedings, ...

Is stonefish Synanceia verrucosa envenomation potentially lethal?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.05.019
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; Maillaud C, Hoang-Oppermann T et. al.

May 30th, 2020 - Stonefish sting lethality in man has been scarcely documented since the middle of the 20th century. We report three clinical cases, including one fatality, emphasizing the cardiovascular toxicity of the Synanceia verrucosa venom, and its potential...

Immunoprotection against lethal effects of Crotalus durissus snake venom elicited by sy...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.05.171
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules; Vaz de Melo PD, de Almeida Lima S et. al.

May 28th, 2020 - Snakebites caused by Crotalus genus are the second most frequent in Brazil. Crotoxin is a beta-neurotoxin responsible for the main envenomation effects of Crotalus biting, while crotamine immobilizes the animal hind limbs, contributing to prey imm...

Effect of Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom on isolated jejunum: A very useful tool to s...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2020.102676
Autonomic Neuroscience : Basic & Clinical; Louza GSG, Carmo LLGD et. al.

May 28th, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation is a public health problem in tropical and subtropical areas. In Brazil, Tityus serrulatus is the biggest cause of accidents with venomous animals. Tityus serrulatus venom causes symptoms related to a great activation of the ...

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News  21 results

What’s Eating You? Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake Envenomation and Management
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/211554/practice-management/whats-eating-you-dusky-pigmy-rattlesnake-envenomation/page/0/2?channel=278

Nov 5th, 2019 - Antivenom Therapy Crotalidae polyvalent immune fab is an antivenom comprised of purified, sheep-derived fab IgG fragments and was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2000 for the treatment of North American crotalid envenomation. 12,.

Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Snakebites?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874219

Jan 9th, 2017 - Most snakebites are innocuous and are delivered by nonvenomous species. North America is home to 25 species of venomous snakes. Worldwide, only about 15% of the more than 3000 species of snakes are considered dangerous to humans. Although death is...

Prepare for ICD-10!
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/78821/practice-management/prepare-icd-10
Alan Rockoff, MD

Nov 8th, 2013 - As the date for implementing ICD-10 gets closer, consulting firms send daily offers to help us adapt to the new diagnostic regime. As a service to the profession, Under My Skin will provide periodic updates to save you consulting fees.

New Antivenom Rapidly Resolves Neurotoxic Effects of Scorpion Sting in Children
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/702936

May 14th, 2009 - May 15, 2009 — Results of a new randomized trial show that a scorpion-specific F(ab')2 antivenom rapidly resolved the clinical neuromotor syndrome and respiratory insufficiency associated with envenomation by the Centruroides scorpion among critic...

MEDLINE Abstracts: Antivenom Therapy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/434087

May 22nd, 2002 - MEDLINE Abstracts: Antivenom Therapy What's the latest in snakebite antivenom therapy? Find out in this easy-to-navigate collection of recent MEDLINE abstracts compiled by the editors at Medscape Pharmacotherapy. Heard K, O'Malley GF, Dart RC Drug...

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