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Research & Reviews  302 results

Neostigmine and Atropine for the Treatment of Headache After Dural Puncture Placement
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05116930

Nov 18th, 2021 - Hypothesis: Neostigmine and atropine will reduce the proportion of postpartum women with a PDPH requiring EBP who developed a PDPH after accidental dural puncture with a Tuohy needle. Background: The post dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a well-d...

Baseline parameters and the prediction of treatment failure in patients with intravenou...
https://doi.org/10.3171/2021.7.SPINE21689
Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine; Baum J, Viljoen SV et. al.

Nov 6th, 2021 - Despite the increasing incidence of spinal epidural abscess (SEA), the baseline parameters potentially predictive of treatment failure remain poorly characterized. In this study, the authors identify the relevant baseline parameters that predict m...

Posterior-only debridement, internal fixation, and interbody fusion using titanium mesh...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8561894
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Gao Q, Han C et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2021 - To investigate the clinical efficacy and feasibility of posterior-only debridement, internal fixation, and interbody fusion using titanium mesh in the surgical treatment of thoracolumbar tuberculosis (TB) with spinal epidural abscess. From January...

Spinal epidural abscess caused by Aspergillus spp masquerading as spinal tuberculosis i...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30979-8
The Lancet. Infectious Diseases; Rule R, Mitton B et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2021 - Spinal epidural abscess caused by Aspergillus spp is a debilitating form of invasive aspergillosis that can easily be misdiagnosed as spinal tuberculosis due to shared risk factors and clinical features. In this Grand Round, we describe a case of ...

Patient-Directed Discharges Among Persons Who Use Drugs Hospitalized with Invasive S. a...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.08.007
The American Journal of Medicine; Appa A, Adamo M et. al.

Sep 12th, 2021 - Despite the high burden of Staphylococcus aureus infections among persons who use drugs, limited data exist comparing outcomes of patient-directed discharge (also known as "against medical advice") vs. standard discharge among persons who use drug...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Neostigmine and Atropine for the Treatment of Headache After Dural Puncture Placement
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05116930

Nov 18th, 2021 - Hypothesis: Neostigmine and atropine will reduce the proportion of postpartum women with a PDPH requiring EBP who developed a PDPH after accidental dural puncture with a Tuohy needle. Background: The post dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a well-d...

Preperitoneal Analgesia Versus Epidural Analgesia After Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04375826

Jan 20th, 2021 - In the Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program of pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), thoracic epidural analgesia (or epidural analgesia) was considered to be a key analgesic method because it not only effectively controls pain, but also lowers i...

Intravenous and Intraperitoneal Lignocaine for Perioperative Analgesia in Laparoscopic Colon Resections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03105193

Nov 3rd, 2020 - Over the last 20 years, laparoscopic colonic surgery has become an accepted first-line treatment for colon cancer. A population-based study showed that laparoscopic colonic resections can be performed with lower hospital costs up to 90 days after ...

Conservative Versus Surgical Treatment of Native Vertebral Osteomyelitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04436328

Jun 18th, 2020 - INTRODUCTION AND EVIDENCE. Native vertebral osteomyelitis (NVO) is mainly caused by hematogenous spread from a distant infection focus (e.g. respiratory, urogenital, intestinal tract, oral cavity, skin or intravascular device), typically involving...

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News  29 results

Not Another Missed Spinal Epidural Abscess
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/170017/pain/not-another-missed-spinal-epidural-abscess
Loren Gorosh, MD, Stephen Bretz, MD

Jul 11th, 2018 - Delay in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal epidural abscess (SEA) increases the likelihood of permanent disability (eg, residual motor weakness) or even death. 1-5 Studies suggest that the incidence of SEA may be on the rise,6,7 which is especi.

What Urban Docs Need to Know About Rural Docs
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/73745

Jun 28th, 2018 - About a year ago I heard a prominent emergency physician say, "We're training a generation of urban emergency physicians." And he was spot-on about that. I have written extensively about the fact that it's very difficult to staff rural locations w...

What Urban Docs Need to Know About Rural Docs
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/73745?comment=true

Jun 28th, 2018 - About a year ago I heard a prominent emergency physician say, "We're training a generation of urban emergency physicians." And he was spot-on about that. I have written extensively about the fact that it's very difficult to staff rural locations w...

A 39-Year-Old Man With Debilitating Back Pain
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/862418_3

Apr 27th, 2016 - Discussion This patient had a final diagnosis of an epidural abscess secondary to tuberculous spondylitis (also known as "Pott disease" or "spinal tuberculosis"). The lumbar plain-film radiographs revealed a compression fracture of the T11 vertebr...

Diagnostic Missteps Kindle Claims Against Hospitalists
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/859991

Mar 7th, 2016 - SAN DIEGO — The most common claim in malpractice lawsuits against hospitalists is that a diagnosis was not made, was delayed, or was incorrect, according to a closed claims study. "This study brings to light the particular challenges faced by hosp...

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