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Research & Reviews  3,679 results

Huge subcutaneous extraperitoneal pseudocyst after migration of the ventriculoperitonea...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-246681
BMJ Case Reports; De Jesus O, Rios-Vicil C et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2021 - The formation of an intraperitoneal pseudocyst as a complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunts is well known. However, the formation of a pseudocyst at the subcutaneous extraperitoneal abdominal space is unusual and likely secondary to the migrat...

A role for the Erk MAPK pathway in modulating SAX-7/L1CAM-dependent locomotion in Caeno...
https://doi.org/10.1093/genetics/iyab215
Genetics Moseley-Alldredge M, Sheoran S et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - L1CAMs are immunoglobulin cell adhesion molecules that function in nervous system development and function. Besides being associated with autism and schizophrenia spectrum disorders, impaired L1CAM function also underlies the X-linked L1 syndrome,...

Medulloblastoma Pathology
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1743856-overview

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Definition Medulloblastoma is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "an embryonal neuroepithelial tumor arising in the cerebellum or dorsal brainstem, presenting mainly in childhood and consisting of densely packed small round undiffer...

Intraventricular Vancomycin Treatment for Shunt-related Ventriculitis Caused by Methici...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003403
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Helgason EA, Oskarsdottir T et. al.

Dec 1st, 2021 - Posthemorragic hydrocephalus is a relatively common condition in prematures, often requiring ventriculoperitoneal shunts. We report a case of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a premature neon...

Cerebrospinal fluid dynamics and discordant amyloid biomarkers.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2021.10.017
Neurobiology of Aging; Graff-Radford J, Jones DT et. al.

Nov 30th, 2021 - Do MRI-based metrics of a CSF-dynamics disorder, disproportionately enlarged subarachnoid-space hydrocephalus (DESH), correlate with discordant amyloid biomarkers (low CSF β-amyloid 1-42, normal Aβ-PET scan)? Individuals ≥50 years from the Mayo Cl...

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Guidelines  10 results

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the...
https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz265
Neurosurgery Blount JP, Durham SR et. al.

Aug 17th, 2019 - Myelomeningocele (MM) is the most common congenital anomaly to affect the nervous system and affects 1500-2000 newborn infants per year in the United States. It is accompanied by symptomatic hydrocephalus in approximately 70%-80% of patients. Diff...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the...
https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz262
Neurosurgery Tamber MS, Flannery AM et. al.

Aug 17th, 2019 - Myelomeningocele (MM) is a condition that is responsible for considerable morbidity in the pediatric population. A significant proportion of the morbidity related to MM is attributable to hydrocephalus and the surgical management thereof. Postnata...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Acute Mental Status Change, Delirium, and New Onset Psych...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.02.024
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Luttrull MD et. al.

May 6th, 2019 - Acute changes in mental status represent a broad collection of symptoms used to describe disorders in mentation and level of arousal, including the more narrowly defined diagnoses of delirium and psychosis. A wide range of precipitating factors ma...

Pediatric hydrocephalus: systematic literature review and evidence-based guidelines. Pa...
https://doi.org/10.3171/2014.7.PEDS14322
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Mazzola CA, Choudhri AF et. al.

May 20th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review and analysis was to answer the following question: What are the optimal treatment strategies for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus (PHH) in premature infants? Both the US National Library of Medicine and the Coc...

Pediatric hydrocephalus: systematic literature review and evidence-based guidelines. Pa...
https://doi.org/10.3171/2014.7.PEDS14323
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Flannery AM, Duhaime AC et. al.

May 20th, 2015 - This systematic review was undertaken to answer the following question: Do technical adjuvants such as ventricular endoscopic placement, computer-assisted electromagnetic guidance, or ultrasound guidance improve ventricular shunt function and surv...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  62 results

Use of SVS Device to Improve Outcomes for Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04834297

Nov 19th, 2021 - In preliminary work using a research grade device, the investigators tested stochastic vibrotactile stimulation (SVS) in infants with NOWS. Twenty six full term infants who were opioid exposed, as determined by meconium drug screening tests and/or...

Expanded Access Protocol: Umbilical Cord Blood Infusions for Children With Brain Injuries
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03327467

Nov 16th, 2021 - The primary purpose of this protocol is to enable access to sibling or autologous umbilical cord blood for children with various brain disorders. Children with autism, apraxia, cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, hypoxic brain injury, stroke, and other...

Prospective Study on the Risks of Dengue Fever for the Fetus.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04822441

Nov 4th, 2021 - Dengue is the most common arbovirus worldwide (390 million people infected each year) and belongs to the Flavivirus genus of the Flaviviridae family like Zika. Its expansion has been rapid since the last decade with an increase in the number of ca...

HCRN Endoscopic Versus Shunt Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Infants
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04177914

Oct 28th, 2021 - The ESTHI Trial is a multi-center randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing endoscopic third ventriculostomy with choroid plexus cauterization (ETV+CPC) and shunt in infants with hydrocephalus. The study will leverage the infrastructure of the H...

CPT-3 in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03521518

Aug 30th, 2021 - Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a syndrome involving the clinical triad of gait disturbance, urinary incontinence, and cognitive dysfunction, in the context of ventricular enlargement out of proportion to parenchymal atrophy with normal int...

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News  105 results

Folic Acid Being Added to Some Flour 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959047

Sep 20th, 2021 - Folic acid is to be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help reduce neural tube defects in babies by around 20%, or 200 cases a year. The decision follows a consultation in 2019 and is based on evidence of successful fortification ...

First Trimester Use of Macrolide Antibiotics and Risk of Congenital Anomaly
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944995

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Takeaway First trimester use of macrolide antibiotics (mainly erythromycin, spiramycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin) was not associated with an increased risk of congenital heart defects (CHDs) as a whole. Erythromycin, clarithromycin and azit...

Certifying Medical Cannabis: What APRNs Need to Know
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/943249

Jan 5th, 2021 - A patient asks an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to approve them for "medical marijuana." What are the clinician's responsibilities? The first hurdle is legal. In 18 states, an APRN has the legal authority to certify a patient to use ma...

Here's Where AI Has Taken Over the Clinic
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hospitalbasedmedicine/generalhospitalpractice/90238

Dec 15th, 2020 - "Automation" and "artificial intelligence" are becoming part of the fabric of medical care, but can put clinicians on alert, as many new technologies do -- even more so because most examples come from science fiction. "'Terminator,' 'Ex Machina,' ...

Only 40% of Pediatric CNS Cancer Survivors Achieve Full Independence as Adults
https://www.onclive.com/view/only-40-of-pediatric-cns-survivors-achieve-full-independence-as-adults

Dec 4th, 2020 - Tara Brinkman, PhD Sixty percent of adult survivors of pediatric CNS tumors do not achieve full functional and social independence, according to results from a study conducted by researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Univer...

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Patient Education  12 results see all →