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Research & Reviews  3,583 results

Sterile cerebrospinal fluid ascites, hydrothorax and hydrocele as a complication of ven...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242593
BMJ Case Reports; Wu X, Sandhu M et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - An 89-year-old man with a history of multiple abdominal surgeries and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placement for normal pressure hydrocephalus presented for intractable abdominal bloating and scrotal swelling, for which imaging revealed massive...

Choroid plexus cauterization to treat inadequate abdominal cerebrospinal fluid absorpti...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-021-05298-2 10.1016/S0090-3019(81)80084-5 10.1007/s00381-004-0996-1
Child's Nervous System : ChNS : Official Journal of the I... Zima LA, Belal AM et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Inadequate absorption of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the setting of high CSF production is a relatively rare cause of shunt malfunction. We present the unique case of a 3-year-old boy who developed sterile ascites and abdominal distension in a de...

A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifying SVEP1 Variant as a Predictor of Response to...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.15022
Liver International : Official Journal of the Internation... Kawaratani H, Sawai H et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Tolvaptan, vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, has been used for patients with difficult-to-treat ascites in Japan. In this study, we conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in the Japanese population to identify genetic variants associat...

Structural and functional cardiac changes in endomyocardial fibrosis treated with endom...
https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.15153
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.); Gibson GT, Majure DT et. al.

Jul 24th, 2021 - Eosinophilic myocarditis, a rare and under-recognized disease process, occurs due to cytotoxic inflammation of the endomyocardium that over time may lead to a restrictive cardiomyopathy. We report clinical, multimodality imaging, and pathologic fi...

Antimicrobial resistance in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and bacterial i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8290615
BMC Gastroenterology; Hillert A, Schultalbers M et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Bacterial infections are common in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and a leading cause of death. Reliable data on antibiotic resistance are required to initiate effective empiric therapy. We here aim to assess the antimicrobial resista...

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Guidelines  5 results

Guidelines on the management of ascites in cirrhosis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7788190
Gut Aithal GP, Palaniyappan N et. al.

Oct 18th, 2020 - The British Society of Gastroenterology in collaboration with British Association for the Study of the Liver has prepared this document. The aim of this guideline is to review and summarise the evidence that guides clinical diagnosis and managemen...

KASL clinical practice guidelines for liver cirrhosis: Ascites and related complications.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6166105
Clinical and Molecular Hepatology;

Jul 12th, 2018 - KASL clinical practice guidelines for liver cirrhosis: Ascites and related complications.|2018| ,|therapeutic use,therapeutic use,diagnosis,etiology,metabolism,therapy,therapeutic use,complications,diagnosis,therapy,complications,diagnosis,analysis,

Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy: prevention, screening, and treatment.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23343802
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Paquet C, Yudin MH et. al.

Jan 25th, 2013 - One of the major consequences of pregnant women becoming infected by Toxoplasma gondii is vertical transmission to the fetus. Although rare, congenital toxoplasmosis can cause severe neurological or ocular disease (leading to blindness), as well a...

The diagnosis and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1701-2163(16)35085-X
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Shmorgun D, Claman P et. al.

Nov 16th, 2011 - To review the clinical aspects of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and provide recommendations on its diagnosis and clinical management. These guidelines will assist in the early recognition and management of ovarian hyperstimulation. Early recog...

Management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis: an update.
https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.22853
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.); Runyon BA,

May 29th, 2009 - Management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis: an update.|2009|Runyon BA, ,|diagnosis,etiology,therapy,diagnosis,etiology,therapy,etiology,therapy,complications,diagnosis,etiology,microbiology,therapy,

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Drugs  85 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  177 results

Human Biospecimen Procurement Protocol: Biorepository to Support Translational Research to Identify Disease Mechanism(s)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02543996

May 7th, 2020 - The diversity of human research programs at the NIH provides a unique opportunity to study different patient populations with monogenetic and undiagnosed diseases. Patient populations with mutations in almost every major signaling pathway relevant...

Harvesting Cells for Experimental Cancer Treatments
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00068003

Apr 20th, 2020 - BACKGROUND: -There are numerous clinical trials underway in the National Cancer Institute Surgery Branch (NCI-SB) in which patients are administered autologous lymphocytes with antitumor activity generated from either peripheral blood mononuclear ...

LCI-GI-APX-NIN-001: Nintedanib in Metastatic Appendiceal Carcinoma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03287947

Apr 17th, 2020 - The primary study objective is to evaluate the disease control rate. The secondary study objectives are to evaluate safety and toxicity, objective response rate, overall and 6-month progression free survival, and overall survival. Exploratory stud...

Natural History of Noncirrhotic Portal Hypertension
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02417740

Apr 13th, 2020 - Noncirrhotic Portal Hypertension (NCPH) includes a spectrum of chronic liver diseases characterized by increased pressure within the portal circulation in the absence of cirrhosis. The complications from NCPH are similar to that of cirrhosis induc...

Biomarker for Niemann Pick Type C Disease (BioNPC)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01306604

Apr 3rd, 2020 - Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is a lipid storage disease that can present in infants, children, or adults. Neonates can present with ascites and severe liver disease from infiltration of the liver and/or respiratory failure from infiltration o...

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News  220 results

Ocaliva (obeticholic acid) by Intercept Pharmaceuticals: Drug Safety Communication - Due to Risk of Serious Liver Injury, FDA Restricts Use of Ocaliva in Primary Biliary Cholangitis Patients with A...
https://www.fda.gov/safety/medical-product-safety-information/ocaliva-obeticholic-acid-intercept-pharmaceuticals-drug-safety-communication-due-risk-serious-liver

[Posted 05/26/2021]  AUDIENCE: Patient, Health Professional, Pharmacy    ISSUE: The FDA is restricting the use of the liver disease medicine Ocaliva (obeticholic acid) in patients having primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) with advanced cirrhosis of...

Terlipressin Shows Benefit in Hepatorenal Syndrome but Risks Spark Concern
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946833

Mar 4th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Details of the phase-3 CONFIRM trial show the vasopressin analog terlipressin can reverse the effects of type 1 hepatorenal syndrome (HRS-1), although not without potentially serious side effects. The study, published i...

Hyponatremia Common in Patients With Indwelling Peritoneal Catheters
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940304

Nov 4th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hyponatremia is common in patients with indwelling peritoneal catheters for drainage of malignant ascites, according to a retrospective study. "We were surprised to find that over 80% of patients were hyponatremic after...

Hyponatremia Common in Patients With Indwelling Peritoneal Catheters
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940304

Nov 4th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hyponatremia is common in patients with indwelling peritoneal catheters for drainage of malignant ascites, according to a retrospective study. "We were surprised to find that over 80% of patients were hyponatremic after...

Sarcopenia Does Not Worsen Survival After Shunting for Refractory Ascites
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939918

Oct 29th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with cirrhosis undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) for refractory ascites, sarcopenia is not associated with increased mortality, according to new research from the UK. "Until now...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →