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Research & Reviews  2,322 results

Development of a novel ALK rearrangement screening test for non-small cell lung cancers.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257152
PloS One; Chen YL, Chen WL et. al.

Sep 25th, 2021 - Approximately 5-7% of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cases harbor an anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) fusion gene and may benefit from ALK inhibitor therapy. To detect ALK fusion genes, we developed a novel test using reverse transcription pol...

Management of parapneumonic pleural effusion in children: is there a role for corticost...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25699
Pediatric Pulmonology; Thimmesch M, Mulder A et. al.

Sep 25th, 2021 - Description of the use of corticosteroids for the management of parapneumonic pleural effusion in children. Retrospective single center observational study of all children hospitalized with a diagnosis of parapneumonic pleural effusion during a 15...

Iatrogenic Pleural Effusion Enhancement With Normal Saline for Thoracoscopy: A Feasible...
https://doi.org/10.1097/LBR.0000000000000755
Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology; Paul A

Sep 22nd, 2021 - Iatrogenic Pleural Effusion Enhancement With Normal Saline for Thoracoscopy: A Feasible Technique for Minimal Pleural Effusions.|2021|Paul A,|

Peripheral Blood Monocyte to Lymphocyte Ratio for Prediction of Tuberculous Pleuritis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.09.033
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Sukson P, Liwsrisakun C et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - To examine the peripheral monocytes to lymphocytes ratio (ML ratio) of patients with tuberculous pleuritis and the ML ratio changes after treatment. Clinical and laboratory information of patients with lymphocytic exudative pleural effusion admitt...

Curious case of the unexplained exudative pleural effusion.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-245796
BMJ Case Reports; Pyae PK, Cama R et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - We report a case of a 74-year-old male patient who was referred to the respiratory clinic with an incidental finding of a left sided pleural effusion. He was initially being treated by the general practitioner for chest infection with productive c...

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Guidelines  2 results

Appropriate Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Patients With Acute Dyspnea in Emer...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-7844
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I et. al.

Apr 27th, 2021 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to provide clinical recommendations on the appropriate use of point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) in patients with acute dyspnea in emergency department (ED) or inpatient settings...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Pneumonia in the Immunocompetent Child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.01.033
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Chan SS et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Pneumonia is one of the most common acute infections and the single greatest infectious cause of death in children worldwide. In uncomplicated, community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent patients, the diagnosis is clinical and imaging has no ...

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News  106 results

Patient Safety Alert Warns Against Rapid Pleural Effusion Drainage
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942093

Dec 7th, 2020 - The NHS England and NHS Improvement National Patient Safety Team, the British Thoracic Society (BTS) and the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS) have jointly issued a National Patient Safety Alert on pleural effusion drainage using...

An 8-Year-Old Boy With Autism, Lupus, Fever, and Chest Pain
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/932635_2

Jun 23rd, 2020 - Physical Examination and Workup Upon admission to the PICU, the boy is noted to have mild to moderate respiratory distress. Upon physical examination, he has an absence of breath sounds on the left side and diminished breath sounds with faint crac...

A Mixed Start for Immunotherapy in Childhood Cancers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923294

Jan 2nd, 2020 - Interim results from the first prospective study of the immune checkpoint inhibitor pembrolizumab (Keytruda, Merck) in children with advanced malignancies suggests "encouraging" antitumor activity in relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma, which ...

Is It More Than a Cold?
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/212544/emergency-medicine/it-more-cold?channel=127
Nandan R. Hichkad, PA-C, MMSc

Nov 19th, 2019 - ANSWER The radiograph does not demonstrate any evidence of infiltrate or pleural effusion. However, of note is a rather large lytic lesion involving the posterior aspect of the right fourth rib.

Fast Five Quiz: Venous Thromboembolism
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/906441_5

Sep 11th, 2019 - CT pulmonary angiography is generally the preferred imaging method for the diagnosis of acute PE in patients with a high clinical probability or low/intermediate probability and elevated D-dimer levels.  Chest radiographic findings most often are ...

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