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ALLMedicine™ Lumbar Puncture Center

Research & Reviews  3,087 results

Retrospective evaluation of lumbar puncture and intrathecal chemotherapy in thrombocyto...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2020.103023
Transfusion and Apheresis Science : Official Journal of the World Apheresis Association : Official Journal of the European Society for HaemApheresis; Öztürk E

Nov 30th, 2020 - Lumbar puncture (LP) and intrathecal chemotherapy (IT CT) are common procedures and treatment options for hematologic patients. Although they can also be used in thrombocytopenic patients, there is no consensus on the safe cutoff value of platelet...

Lumbar Puncture.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000003297
Anesthesiology Malli N

Nov 19th, 2020 - Lumbar Puncture.|2020|Malli N,|

New horizons for idiopathic intracranial hypertension: advances and challenges.
https://doi.org/10.1093/bmb/ldaa034
British Medical Bulletin; Mollan SP, Grech O et. al.

Nov 17th, 2020 - Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is becoming a recognized condition due to the increasing incidence linked to a global obesity epidemic. All English papers on PubMed, Cochrane and Scholar between inception until 1 March 2020 were conside...

Triple therapy combined with ventriculoperitoneal shunts can improve neurological funct...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7667777
BMC Infectious Diseases; Li M, Liu J et. al.

Nov 17th, 2020 - Raised intracranial pressure (ICP) and insufficient antifungal regimens are the two main factors result to unsatisfactory outcomes in non-HIV cryptococcal meningitis (CM) patients. In this study, we try to discuss that whether triple therapy of am...

Predictive and diagnostic utility of brief neuropsychological assessment in detecting A...
https://doi.org/10.1037/neu0000698
Neuropsychology Eliassen IV, Fladby T et. al.

Nov 16th, 2020 - Objective: To assess the role of brief neuropsychological assessments in prediction and identification of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology and progression to AD dementia. Method: Adults (N = 255; range = 40-81 years) with self-reported cognitive...

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Guidelines  4 results

Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache
https://www.acep.org/globalassets/sites/acep/media/clinical-policies/cp-headache.pdf

Jun 25th, 2019 - This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addressed key issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. A writing subcommittee conducted a systemat...

Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364256
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Almenawer SA et. al.

May 23rd, 2018 - Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical practice guideline.|2018|Rochwerg B,Almenawer SA,Siemieniuk RAC,Vandvik PO,Agoritsas T,|economics,economics,prevention & control,adverse effects,instrumentation,

Aseptic and Bacterial Meningitis: Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/p314.html
American Family Physician;

Aug 31st, 2017 - The etiologies of meningitis range in severity from benign and self-limited to life-threatening with potentially severe morbidity. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment. Mortality remains high d...

Differential Diagnosis of Meningococcal Meningitis Based on Common Clinical and Laboratory Findings: Are There Criterion Standards?
https://journals.lww.com/infectdis/Abstract/2010/07000/Differential_Diagnosis_of_Meningococcal_Meningitis.9.aspx
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice; Fretzayas,A.,et al

Jul 1st, 2010 - Background: The prompt diagnosis of meningitis is essential for a good outcome. Aim: This study was designed to differentiate children with meningococcal meningitis, aseptic meningitis, and no meningitis. Patients and Methods: A total of 150 chi...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,249 results

Retrospective evaluation of lumbar puncture and intrathecal chemotherapy in thrombocyto...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2020.103023
Transfusion and Apheresis Science : Official Journal of the World Apheresis Association : Official Journal of the European Society for HaemApheresis; Öztürk E

Nov 30th, 2020 - Lumbar puncture (LP) and intrathecal chemotherapy (IT CT) are common procedures and treatment options for hematologic patients. Although they can also be used in thrombocytopenic patients, there is no consensus on the safe cutoff value of platelet...

Lumbar Puncture.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000003297
Anesthesiology Malli N

Nov 19th, 2020 - Lumbar Puncture.|2020|Malli N,|

New horizons for idiopathic intracranial hypertension: advances and challenges.
https://doi.org/10.1093/bmb/ldaa034
British Medical Bulletin; Mollan SP, Grech O et. al.

Nov 17th, 2020 - Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is becoming a recognized condition due to the increasing incidence linked to a global obesity epidemic. All English papers on PubMed, Cochrane and Scholar between inception until 1 March 2020 were conside...

Triple therapy combined with ventriculoperitoneal shunts can improve neurological funct...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7667777
BMC Infectious Diseases; Li M, Liu J et. al.

Nov 17th, 2020 - Raised intracranial pressure (ICP) and insufficient antifungal regimens are the two main factors result to unsatisfactory outcomes in non-HIV cryptococcal meningitis (CM) patients. In this study, we try to discuss that whether triple therapy of am...

Predictive and diagnostic utility of brief neuropsychological assessment in detecting A...
https://doi.org/10.1037/neu0000698
Neuropsychology Eliassen IV, Fladby T et. al.

Nov 16th, 2020 - Objective: To assess the role of brief neuropsychological assessments in prediction and identification of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology and progression to AD dementia. Method: Adults (N = 255; range = 40-81 years) with self-reported cognitive...

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News  151 results

Is Tau Blood Testing a Game Changer for Diagnosing Alzheimer's?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936494

Sep 28th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Adam L. Boxer, MD, PhD: This recent study led by Oskar Hansson in Sweden used a new blood test that measures the levels of a protein called phosphorylated tau 217 (P-tau217) in plasma. Samuel E. Gandy, ...

Physician Botches Pediatric Lumbar Puncture, Family Collects; More
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925589

Feb 23rd, 2020 - The family of a child who was partially paralyzed after receiving treatment at a hospital in the state of Washington will receive a $10 million settlement, the News Tribune reports. A few months after she was born, the child of Chante Ramirez — id...

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Simple Blood Test Highly Accurate in Detecting Alzheimer's Biomarker
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/919900

Oct 14th, 2019 - ST. LOUIS — A highly accurate blood test detects amyloid, a key biomarker of Alzheimer's disease (AD), potentially eliminating the need for a lumbar puncture, new research suggests. The study shows "that plasma Aβ42/Aβ40 accurately identifies indi...

Simple Blood Test Highly Accurate in Detecting Alzheimer's Biomarker
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919900

Oct 14th, 2019 - ST. LOUIS — A highly accurate blood test detects amyloid, a key biomarker of Alzheimer's disease (AD), potentially eliminating the need for a lumbar puncture, new research suggests. The study shows "that plasma Aβ42/Aβ40 accurately identifies indi...

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Patient Education  51 results see all →