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Research & Reviews  144 results

Non-producer multiple myeloma presenting with acute hyperammonemic encephalopathy: case...
Diagnostic Pathology; Verma K, Zhang T et. al.

Jan 4th, 2023 - Hyperammonemic encephalopathy (HE) is a rare and life-threatening complication of multiple myeloma, with underlying mechanisms that are not fully understood. In contrast to previously reported cases, most of which have been associated with IgG or ...

The independent risk factors for abnormal head computed tomography in patients with hep...
Medicine Basak B, Ersin A et. al.

Jan 4th, 2023 - It's known that head computed tomography (CT) is used excessively to exclude intracranial hemorrhage in patients with hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in the emergency department. However, the independent risk factors for abnormal head CT in patients w...

Hyperammonemia in a septic patient with Ureaplasma parvum arthritis: a case report.
BMC Infectious Diseases; Pan X, Xu J et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2022 - Septic arthritis requires prompt diagnosis and treatments. Rare pathogens should be considered when patients respond poorly to the initial antibiotic treatments. Ureaplasma parvum is an opportunistic pathogen that commonly resides in the human uro...

Hyperammonemia in a pregnant woman with citrullinemia type I: a case report and literat...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Zhou Y, Dou X et. al.

Dec 20th, 2022 - Citrullinemia type I (CTLN1) is a rare urea cycle disorder (UCD) with few adult cases described so far. Diagnosis of late-onset CTLN1 is difficult, and delayed treatment may increase the risk of severe hyperammonemia. Pregnancy is an important ris...

Valproic acid-induced hyperammonemia in neuropsychiatric disorders: a 2-year clinical s...
Psychopharmacology Hosseini H, Shafie M et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2022 - Valproic acid (VPA)-induced hyperammonemia (HA) is a rare adverse effect reported even at therapeutic VPA levels. The present study aimed to investigate the characteristics of VPA-induced HA and its association with the total dose, duration, and l...

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Drugs  17 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  13 results

EYE-Mobile TRACKer IN the Diagnosis of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy

Nov 15th, 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

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.

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.

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.

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)

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
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

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?

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
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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