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Research & Reviews  856 results

Russell's viper envenomation induces rectus sheath haematoma.
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Senthilkumaran S, Almeida JR et. al.

Jan 24th, 2023 - Snakebite envenomation causes systemic and local manifestations, which result from the individual or synergistic actions of multiple venom components. The pathological hallmarks of medically important venomous snakes such as the Indian Russell's v...

Neurotoxic respiratory failure absent following Arizona rattlesnake bites.
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Smelski G, Cardwell M et. al.

Jan 24th, 2023 - Warnings of neurotoxic respiratory paralysis following envenomation by rattlesnakes (Crotalus sp.) have been included in numerous scholarly publications over the past 60 years, resulting in fear and anxiety in the public and among clinicians. We e...

Severe, persistent thrombocytopenia in Crotalus horridus envenomation despite antivenom...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Trautman W, Pizon A

Jan 23rd, 2023 - In the late nineties, Bond and Burkhardt described a severe thrombocytopenic phenomenon from envenomation by Crotalus horridus. This thrombocytopenia persisted despite administration of platelets and antivenom. Questions remain regarding the clini...

Snakebite in South Africa: A retrospective review May 2015-June 2020.
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Lermer A, Marks CJ et. al.

Jan 21st, 2023 - Snakebite envenoming in Sub-Saharan Africa present a significant public health problem. An investigation into how often species responsible for envenomation were correctly identified, as well as which venomous species caused the most frequent and ...

A case of fatal envenomation by a captive puff adder (Bitis arietans) in Malaysia.
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Husain Z, Wicaksono AC et. al.

Jan 15th, 2023 - The Puff Adder (Bitis arietans) is a viper native to Africa and the Middle East. Envenomation by this species often requires the administration of appropriate antivenom in order to achieve a favorable outcome. A patient was bitten in both hands by...

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Guidelines  1 results

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United Sta...
BMC Emergency Medicine; Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM et. al.

Feb 5th, 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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Clinicaltrials.gov  26 results

Point-of-care Ultrasound in the Assessment of Snake Bite

Jul 6th, 2022 - Arizona has the highest per capita rate of rattlesnake envenomation (the process by which venom is injected by the bite of a venomous animal) in the United States leading to millions of dollars in health care costs. Local tissue destruction typica...

Retrospective Evaluation of CroFab - Efficacy in Severe Envenomation

Jun 28th, 2022 - The objective of this study is to use previously collected retrospective observational data to compare treatment and outcome in patients treated with CroFab who have a severe envenomation to those with a mild/moderate envenomation.

A Study to Compare Adaptive Support Ventilation vs. Volume Controlled Ventilation for Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients With Neuroparalytic Snake Envenomation

Apr 20th, 2022 - Snake envenoming is a common medical emergency encountered in the tropical countries, and an estimated 35,000 -50,000 people die of snakebite every year in India. The bites of elapid snakes cause predominantly neurotoxicity, which manifests as ocu...

Hemostatic Variables In Snakebite Study

Mar 31st, 2022 - The problem: Snakebite is a neglected disease of the poor in India. Nearly 50,000 individuals die of snake bite every year in the country, making it the region with most number of snakebite related deaths in the world. Snakebite though is one of t...

Subcutaneous Injection of Large Volumes of Tumescent Lidocaine and Epinephrine by Laypersons

Feb 8th, 2021 - The primary aim of this research is to demonstrate that of subcutaneous injection of tumescent (dilute) lidocaine and epinephrine (TLE) is safe, well tolerated, and easily performed by nearly anyone who is at least 16 years old. The primary aim wi...

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News  17 results

What’s Eating You? Megalopyge opercularis
Melba Estrella, MD, Dirk M. Elston, MD

Jul 8th, 2020 - Lepidoptera is the second largest order of the class Insecta and comprises approximately 160,000 species of butterflies and moths classified among approximately 124 families and subfamilies. Venomous properties have been identified in 12 of these.

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)

Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.

What’s Eating You? Vespids Revisited
Tyler Evans, MD, Dirk M. Elston, MD

Jan 7th, 2020 - Identification The Hymenoptera order of insects includes Apidae (bees), Vespidae (wasps, yellow jackets, hornets), and Formicidae (fire ants). All 3 of these families of insects inject venom into their prey or as a defense mechanism via ovipositor.

What’s Eating You? Blister Beetles Revisited
Bonnie D. Hodge, MD, George W. Elgart, MD et. al.

Dec 6th, 2019 - Classification Blister beetles are both a scourge and the source of medical cantharidin (Figure 1). The term blister beetle refers to 3 families of the order Coleoptera: Meloidae, Oedemeridae, and Staphylinidae (Figure 2).

What’s Eating You? Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake Envenomation and Management

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,.

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