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Research & Reviews  421 results

Intramedullary spinal cord abscess associated with right-to-left shunt via right superi...
Medicine Hirose S, Sudo N et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2022 - Intramedullary spinal cord abscess (ISCA) is a rare but treatable bacterial infection of the central nervous system, and the etiology in no less than 40% of the cases is cryptogenic. Although a few cases of ISCA in individuals with a right-to-left...

Successful endoscopic treatment of huge infected biloma and hepatic abscess after endos...
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Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology; Takahashi K, Ohyama H et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - A 77-year-old woman with obstructive jaundice due to pancreatic head tumor was admitted to our hospital for biliary drainage. Transpapillary biliary drainage was attempted using endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; however, the catheter...

A rare case of multiple brain abscesses caused by apical periodontitis of deciduous tee...
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BMC Oral Health; Takahashi S, Segoe H et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - A brain abscess is a focal infection in which abscesses form in the brain. A brain abscess is a rare but fatal disease when rupture occurs into the ventricles. We report a case of multiple brain abscesses caused by a hematogenous infection from th...

A surgical protocol for sinogenic brain abscess: the Oxford experience and a review of ...
Rhinology Bandino F, Thota R et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Rhinosinusitis-induced brain abscesses are rare but can result in devastating long-term sequalae and mortality; they require a high index of suspicion with early imaging to start early empiric parenteral antibiotic treatment covering aerobes and a...

Brain abscess due to Aggregatibacter aphrophilus in association with atrial septal defe...
Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery; Chen GB, Lu HZ

Jun 20th, 2022 - Aggregatibacter aphrophilus(A. aphrophilus)is one of the organisms of the HACEK group. Previously reported cases of brain abscesses caused by A. aphrophilus infection have occurred in children with a basis for congenital heart disease, or in adu...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

FDG-PET Imaging in Complicated Diabetic Foot

Mar 2nd, 2022 - FDG-PET imaging is a promising imaging technique, which has the potential to overcome many of the shortcomings mentioned previously with regard to radiologic and scintigraphic methodologies. FDG is a diagnostic tracer utilized to measure the metab...

Partial Oral Antibiotic Treatment for Bacterial Brain Abscess

Feb 17th, 2022 - Treatment of brain abscess remains a considerable challenge due to the precarious location of the infection and the impenetrability of the blood-brain-barrier for most drugs. Thus, cure usually requires a combination of neurosurgical evacuation of...

Microvascular Plug (MVP) for the Treatment of Pulmonary ArterioVenous Malformations (PAVMs)

Jan 11th, 2022 - Transcatheter embolization has become the standard of care in the treatment of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVMs). PAVM embolization is performed to prevent right to left shunting which puts patients at risk of stroke, brain abscess, hy...

Cognitive Function and Fatigue After Brain Abscess

Oct 4th, 2021 - Brain abscess is a focal bacterial or fungal infection of the brain, which results in a pus-filled cavity within the brain parenchyma. The incidence is approximately 1/100 000 per year, and all age groups are affected. Treatment is neurosurgical d...

Establishment of Prevention and Control System of Central Nervous System Infection

Jan 25th, 2021 - Central nervous system (CNS) infection is a common nervous system acute and severe disease, mainly manifested as encephalitis, meningitis and meningoencephalitis, but also manifested as brain abscess and brain granuloma et al. The basis for the di...

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News  17 results

Neuroendoscopy of Brain Abscess May Be Best for Some Patients

Apr 5th, 2022 - The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Neuroendoscopy for the treatment of patients with brain abscesses has curative effects and is associated with less traum...

Infective Endocarditis From IV Drug Use Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke

Apr 27th, 2021 - One consequence of the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States may be an increase in the number of hemorrhagic strokes caused by infective endocarditis, research suggests. Intravenous drug use (IVDU) can cause this bacterial infection of the ...

Brain abscess with lung infection? Think Nocardia
M. Alexander Otto

Nov 1st, 2019 - ST. LOUIS – A brain abscess in the presence of a lung infection should raise suspicion for Nocardia whether patients are immunocompromised or not, according to University of California, San Francisco, investigators.

Brain abscess with lung infection? Think Nocardia
M. Alexander Otto

Nov 1st, 2019 - ST. LOUIS – A brain abscess in the presence of a lung infection should raise suspicion for Nocardia whether patients are immunocompromised or not, according to University of California, San Francisco, investigators.

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?

Sep 3rd, 2015 - Group A streptococcal infections can cause a diverse variety of suppurative diseases and nonsuppurative postinfectious sequelae. The suppurative spectrum of group A streptococcal infection diseases includes the following: Pharyngitis, with or with...

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