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Research & Reviews  2,688 results

Synovial C-Reactive Protein is a Useful Adjunct for Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint I...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2022.06.016
The Journal of Arthroplasty; Baker CM, Goh GS et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - The diagnostic utility of synovial C-reactive protein (CRP) has been debated for a while. Existing studies are limited by small sample sizes and using outdated criteria for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). Furthermore, the relationship betwee...

Assessment of IL-1β, IL-6, TNF-α, IL-8, and CCL 5 levels in newly diagnosed Saudi patie...
https://doi.org/10.1111/1756-185X.14373
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases; Alturaiki W, Alhamad A et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder which mainly affects small joints, occurs most commonly in middle-aged adults, and can be fatal in severe cases. The exact etiology of RA remains unknown. However, uncontrolled ...

Can the systemic immune-inflammation index be used as a novel diagnostic tool in the di...
https://doi.org/10.2217/bmm-2022-0095
Biomarkers in Medicine; Keskin Ç, Dilekçi EN et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Aim: To evaluate systemic inflammatory parameters derived from hematological parameters in the diagnosis and prognosis of subacute thyroiditis (SAT). Methods: Demographic and laboratory data of 170 patients with SAT and 91 healthy control subjects...

Comparing Expectorated and Induced Sputum and Pharyngeal Swabs for Cultures, AFB Smears, and Cytokines in Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01150721

Jun 24th, 2022 - In this protocol, a repeated measure design is used to examine microbial and molecular results in subjects with a diagnosis of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection. Patients often experience difficulties in the spontaneous expectoratio...

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Chronic Granulomatous Disease-Associated Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05333471

Jun 24th, 2022 - Study Description: This is a prospective, single-site, single-arm, open-label pilot trial to evaluate the use of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) delivered by colonoscopy as a treatment for chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)-associated coli...

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Guidelines  2 results

AGA Technical Review on the Evaluation of Functional Diarrhea and Diarrhea-Predominant ...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.06.014
Gastroenterology Carrasco-Labra A, Lytvyn L et. al.

Jul 29th, 2019 - The evaluation of patients with chronic watery diarrhea represents a diagnostic challenge for clinicians because organic causes, including inflammatory bowel disease, microscopic colitis, and chronic infection, must be differentiated from function...

Diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections of the hip and knee.
https://doi.org/10.5435/00124635-201012000-00006
The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Della Valle C, Parvizi J et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2010 - No preferred test for diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection exists, and the algorithm for the workup of patients suspected of infection remains unclear. The work group evaluated the available literature to determine the role of each diagnost...

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Drugs  11 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  201 results

Comparing Expectorated and Induced Sputum and Pharyngeal Swabs for Cultures, AFB Smears, and Cytokines in Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01150721

Jun 24th, 2022 - In this protocol, a repeated measure design is used to examine microbial and molecular results in subjects with a diagnosis of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection. Patients often experience difficulties in the spontaneous expectoratio...

CT to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Adding GMA to Infliximab in Paediatric Patients With Steroid-refractory Ulcerative Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05430412

Jun 24th, 2022 - The trial has the following objectives: Primary objective (PO): The primary endpoint will be evaluated through the following variables: PUCAI score, IFX levels, and steroid treatment. Clinical response to IFX will be evaluated through the PUCAI sc...

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Chronic Granulomatous Disease-Associated Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05333471

Jun 24th, 2022 - Study Description: This is a prospective, single-site, single-arm, open-label pilot trial to evaluate the use of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) delivered by colonoscopy as a treatment for chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)-associated coli...

Assessment of Galectin-9 in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Its Correlation With Disease Activity
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05422313

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which a symmetrical Synovial inflammation, bone destruction occur in both small and big Joints. If left untreated, this illness does not generally cause death, but it does drastically affect th...

Detection and Delineation of Necrotizing Fasciitis Via a Vascular Perfusion Fluorophore
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04839302

Jun 21st, 2022 - Necrotizing fasciitis (NF)-commonly known as 'flesh-eating bacteria'-is an aggressive soft-tissue infection that has a high mortality rate (30-50%). NF is generally associated with traumatic inoculation of extremely aggressive bacteria into the so...

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News  493 results

High FSH level is a risk factor for RA and its disease activity
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/254922/rheumatoid-arthritis/high-fsh-level-risk-factor-ra-and-its-disease

May 24th, 2022 - Key clinical point : A higher serum level of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is an independent risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and is positively associated with RA disease activity. Major finding: Circulating FSH levels were significa.

Meta-analysis shows benefits of acupuncture as a nonpharmacological treatment in RA
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/254920/rheumatoid-arthritis/meta-analysis-shows-benefits-acupuncture

May 24th, 2022 - Key clinical point: Acupuncture relieves pain and improves the health index in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and can be considered an adjunctive nonpharmacological treatment in rehabilitation programs. Major finding: Invasive acupuncture.

Persistent Lip Swelling
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/254887/dermatopathology/persistent-lip-swelling
Seoyeon Kim, MD, Christy Lee Waterman, MD et. al.

May 24th, 2022 - The Diagnosis: Granulomatous Cheilitis A punch biopsy of the lip revealed a noncaseating microgranuloma in the submucosa with modest submucosal vascular ectasia and perivascular lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates (Figure). Comprehensive metabolic panel.

Abdominal cramping and diarrhea
https://www.mdedge.com/ulcerative-colitis-crohn-disease-challenge-center/article/253948/uc-crohn-disease/abdominal-cramping

Apr 21st, 2022 - On the basis of the patient's history and presentation, the likely diagnosis is extensive UC. Extensive colitis is defined by the presence of disease activity proximal to the splenic flexure.

Curcumin supplementation may improve metabolic, inflammatory, and obesity markers in women with RA
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/253115/rheumatoid-arthritis/curcumin-supplementation-may-improve-metabolic

Mar 24th, 2022 - Key clinical point: Curcumin consumption for 8 weeks as a part of an integrated approach could help modulate metabolic factors, inflammation, and adiposity in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Major finding: After 8 weeks, insulin resistance,.

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Patient Education  7 results see all →