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ALLMedicine™ Ammonia Level Center

Research & Reviews  101 results

Thymol ameliorated neurotoxicity and cognitive deterioration in a thioacetamide-induced...
Food & Function; Ogaly HA, Abdel-Rahman RF et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - In the present study, we aimed to delineate the neuroprotective potential of thymol (THY) against neurotoxicity and cognitive deterioration induced by thioacetamide (TAA) in an experimental model of hepatic encephalopathy (HE). Rats received TAA (...

Association Between Continuous Kidney Replacement Therapy Clearance and Outcome in Pedi...
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : a Journal of the Socie... Starr MC, Cater DT et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - To describe a single-center experience of pediatric patients with hyperammonemia not due to inborn errors of metabolism and determine the association between use of continuous kidney replacement therapy (CKRT) treatment and outcomes. Retrospective...

Desflurane and remifentanil anesthesia in a child with citrin deficiency: A case report.
Medicine Kim K, Jung SM

Mar 5th, 2022 - Hyperammonemia, metabolic derangement, and/or the prolonged effects of anesthetics may lead to delayed emergence from general anesthesia as well as the onset of type 2 citrullinemia, even in compensated patients with citrin deficiency. A 5-year-ol...

Pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of L-ornithine phenylacetate in overt hepatic encepha...
Clinical and Translational Science; Safadi R, Rahimi RS et. al.

Mar 4th, 2022 - Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a serious neurocognitive complication of liver dysfunction, often associated with elevated plasma ammonia. Ornithine phenylacetate (OP), a potent ammonia scavenger, is being evaluated for the treatment of acute/overt...

Hypophosphatemia Workup

Feb 2nd, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Serum phosphate, calcium, and magnesium In addition to serum phosphate studies, serum calcium and magnesium studies can be helpful. High calcium levels coupled with low phosphate levels suggest primary hyperparathyroidism, while...

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Drugs  7 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

MNK-6105 for Patients With Cirrhosis and High Ammonia Levels Affecting Brain Function

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...

Long-term Efficacy of Carglumic Acid in Organic Acidemia.

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...

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News  4 results

Hyperammonemia in Children With Kidney Replacement Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020)

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...

Clinical Challenges - September 2016 What's Your Diagnosis?

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.

Making the Right Connection: Ending Tubing Mishaps in Healthcare

Oct 6th, 2014 - Misconnections in Healthcare A pediatric intensive nurse was taking care of a very fussy baby girl on the night shift. The baby had a urea cycle defect (an inborn error of metabolism) and, shortly after birth, developed a high blood ammonia level ...

More on hyperammonemia

May 1st, 2011 - The authors of the “The mysterious foreign accent” (Cases that Test Your Skills, Current Psychiatry, March 2011, p. 57-63) left us hanging by tantalizing us with an axis III diagnosis of asymptomatic hyperammonemia.

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