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ALLMedicine™ Ammonia Level Center

Research & Reviews  136 results

The Ongoing Debate of Serum Ammonia Levels in Cirrhosis: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000001966
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Deutsch-Link S, Moon AM

Aug 25th, 2022 - Serum ammonia testing in hepatic encephalopathy (HE) has been long debated in the field of hepatology. Although central the pathophysiology of HE, serum ammonia testing is fraught with complexities that can lead to challenges in lab collection and...

Portal flow diversion based on portography is superior than puncture site in the predic...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12876-022-02447-y
BMC Gastroenterology; Yang C, Chen Y et. al.

Jul 30th, 2022 - Targeted puncture of an appropriate portal venous branch during transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedure may reduce the risk of postprocedural overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE). This study aimed to describe blood distribution...

IgD lambda multiple myeloma causing hyperammonaemia with possibly reduced ammonium excr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9305694
BMJ Case Reports; Isse N, Nakahara K et. al.

Jul 21st, 2022 - A man in his 70s presented with impaired consciousness due to hyperammonaemia while investigating multiple tumours in his brain, chest, spine and right adrenal gland. He did not have any disorders causing hyperammonaemia, such as liver dysfunction...

Withdrawal Syndromes Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/819502-workup

Jul 13th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies A serum glucose or fingerstick glucose test is indicated. Patients with liver disease due to alcoholism have reduced glycogen stores, and ethanol impairs gluconeogenesis. As a consequence, these patients are susceptible to hypog...

Risk factors of elevated blood ammonia level in epilepsy patients treated with lamotrig...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9239605
Medicine Chen Y, Chen J et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2022 - AbstractThe aim of this study was to explore the effect of lamotrigine (LTG) on blood ammonia level in patients with epilepsy and identify risk factors affecting blood ammonia level. This study included 91 epilepsy patients who were treated with L...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  13 results

EYE-Mobile TRACKer IN the Diagnosis of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03732118

Feb 18th, 2022 - Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) corresponds to the neurological or the neuropsychological symptoms caused by an acute or chronic liver disease and/or porto-systemic shunt. Many patients present neurological symptoms even if their liver disease is stab...

MNK-6105 for Patients With Cirrhosis and High Ammonia Levels Affecting Brain Function
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04128462

Sep 22nd, 2021 - This study is for patients with cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy who are in the hospital. This means they have a high ammonia level which is affecting their brain function. All patients will receive the standard of (regular) care. Each will ha...

Blood Sugars in Children With Idiopathic Seizures.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00279851

Jan 6th, 2021 - Convulsive disorders are among the most frequently occurring neurologic conditions in children. Idiopathic seizures are the most common (67.6%) type of seizure seen in the 0-15 year age group. The highest incidence is in the first year of life. In...

Long-term Efficacy of Carglumic Acid in Organic Acidemia.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04284917

Feb 26th, 2020 - Study procedures: A. Study period: 24 months; treatment period: 12 months. B. Patients will receive Carglumic Acid (Carbaglu®) 50 mg/kg/day in addition to standard therapy (protein restricted diet, L-carnitine, metronidazole and vitamin B12). C. P...

Efficacy and Safety of Sodium Benzoate in the Management of Hyperammonemia in Infants, Children and Adolescent With Chronic Liver Disease.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04022941

Jul 17th, 2019 - Subject will be randomize in two groups. Group A will receive drug packets containing 2.5 gm sodium benzoate and 5 gm powdered table sugar for 5days.Since the dosage of Sodium Benzoate is Sta t250mg/Kg and then 250mg/Kg in next 24 hours, each pati...

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News  8 results

Hyperammonemia in Children With Kidney Replacement Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020)
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/931225

May 29th, 2020 - In April 2020, the Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Workgroup published their recommendations for the management of hyperammonemia in pediatric patients receiving continuous kidney replacement therapy.[1] Medical Therapy for Hyperamm...

Young, angry, and in need of a liver transplant
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/199883/bipolar-disorder/young-angry-and-need-liver-transplant
Amanda J. Calhoun, BA, Brianne M. Newman, MD

May 1st, 2019 - CASE Rash, fever, extreme lethargy; multiple hospital visits Ms. L, age 21, a single woman with a history of major depressive disorder (MDD), is directly admitted from an outside community hospital to our tertiary care academic hospital with acute.

Rising microbiome investigator: Ting-Chin David Shen, MD, PhD
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/178035/mixed-topics/rising-microbiome-investigator-ting-chin-david-shen-md-phd

Oct 24th, 2018 - We spoke with Dr. Shen, instructor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the recipient of the AGA Research Foundation’s 2016 Microbiome Junior Investigator Award, to learn about his passion for gut microbiome research.

Clinical Challenges - September 2016 What's Your Diagnosis?
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/119944/clinical-challenges-september-2016-fibrolamellar-hepatocellular-carcinoma

Sep 12th, 2016 - The diagnosis Histologic analysis was consistent with a fibrolamellar-hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The patient developed decerebrate posturing without cerebral edema on CT of the head.

A teen with seizures, amnesia, and troubled family dynamics
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/97382/alzheimers-cognition/teen-seizures-amnesia-and-troubled-family-dynamics
Shephali Sharma, MD, Julie Alonso-Katzowitz, MD

Feb 23rd, 2015 - CASE Seizures, amnesia Ms. A, age 13, who has a history of seizures, presents to the emergency department (ED) with sudden onset of memory loss.

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