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ALLMedicine™ Tuberculous Meningitis Center

Research & Reviews  1,003 results

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels in tuberculous meningitis predict survival...
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2024852118
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Un... Whitworth LJ, Troll R et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - Adjunctive treatment with antiinflammatory corticosteroids like dexamethasone increases survival in tuberculosis meningitis. Dexamethasone responsiveness associates with a C/T variant in Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase (LTA4H), which regulates expression...

Value of next-generation sequencing in early diagnosis of patients with tuberculous men...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2021.117310
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Lin A, Cheng B et. al.

Feb 25th, 2021 - To assess the value of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology in early diagnosis of patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM). 56 patients with clinically suspected TBM who came to Shandong Provincial Chest Hospital from February 2, 2018 to ...

Diagnostic accuracy of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for tuberculous meningitis in a clinical pra...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115306
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Huang M, Wang G et. al.

Jan 31st, 2021 - A comparative performance evaluation of the novel Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra (Xpert Ultra) and MTB/RIF Xpert (Xpert) for tuberculous meningitis (TBM) diagnosis was performed. The cerebrospinal fluids of suspected TBM patients were collected consecutively...

Is cerebral salt wasting related to sympathetic dysregulation in tuberculous meningitis?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2021.135671
Neuroscience Letters; Tripathi A, Thakur RS et. al.

Jan 31st, 2021 - Cerebral Salt wasting (CSW) is common in Tuberculous Meningitis (TBM) and is suggested to be due to sympathetic dysregulation of renal blood supply but has not been proven. To evaluate plasma Catecholamines in TBM patients with CSW and correlate w...

Acute development of syringomyelia following TBM in a pediatric case.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7807712
BMC Pediatrics; Wen N, Zhao F et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Syringomyelia secondary to tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is rarely reported, and is usually a late complication. Acute development of syringomyelia following TBM is an exceedingly rare condition with only a few cases published in adults and no prev...

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Guidelines  1 results

British Infection Society guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis of...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2009.06.011
The Journal of Infection; Thwaites G, Fisher M et. al.

Jul 31st, 2009 - SUMMARY AND KEY RECOMMENDATIONS: The aim of these guidelines is to describe a practical but evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system tuberculosis in children and adults. We have presented guidance on tubercu...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,013 results

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels in tuberculous meningitis predict survival...
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2024852118
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Un... Whitworth LJ, Troll R et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - Adjunctive treatment with antiinflammatory corticosteroids like dexamethasone increases survival in tuberculosis meningitis. Dexamethasone responsiveness associates with a C/T variant in Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase (LTA4H), which regulates expression...

Value of next-generation sequencing in early diagnosis of patients with tuberculous men...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2021.117310
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Lin A, Cheng B et. al.

Feb 25th, 2021 - To assess the value of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology in early diagnosis of patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM). 56 patients with clinically suspected TBM who came to Shandong Provincial Chest Hospital from February 2, 2018 to ...

Diagnostic accuracy of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for tuberculous meningitis in a clinical pra...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115306
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Huang M, Wang G et. al.

Jan 31st, 2021 - A comparative performance evaluation of the novel Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra (Xpert Ultra) and MTB/RIF Xpert (Xpert) for tuberculous meningitis (TBM) diagnosis was performed. The cerebrospinal fluids of suspected TBM patients were collected consecutively...

Is cerebral salt wasting related to sympathetic dysregulation in tuberculous meningitis?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2021.135671
Neuroscience Letters; Tripathi A, Thakur RS et. al.

Jan 31st, 2021 - Cerebral Salt wasting (CSW) is common in Tuberculous Meningitis (TBM) and is suggested to be due to sympathetic dysregulation of renal blood supply but has not been proven. To evaluate plasma Catecholamines in TBM patients with CSW and correlate w...

Acute development of syringomyelia following TBM in a pediatric case.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7807712
BMC Pediatrics; Wen N, Zhao F et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Syringomyelia secondary to tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is rarely reported, and is usually a late complication. Acute development of syringomyelia following TBM is an exceedingly rare condition with only a few cases published in adults and no prev...

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News  9 results

Standard vs Intensified Therapy in Tuberculous Meningitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/861245

Apr 5th, 2016 - Intensified Antituberculosis Therapy in Adults With Tuberculous Meningitis Heemskerk AD, Bang ND, Mai NTH, et al N Engl J Med. 2016;374:124-134 Study Summary Although early antituberculosis therapy and use of glucocorticoids improve survival among...

Tuberculous meningitis: Intensified anti-TB therapy not useful
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicalneurologynews/article/105770/international-id/tuberculous-meningitis-intensified-anti-tb
Mary Ann Moon, Clinical Neurology News

Jan 13th, 2016 - Intensified antituberculosis therapy doesn’t appear to improve survival in adults with tuberculous meningitis, compared with standard treatment, according to a report published online Jan. 14 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

An overlooked laboratory report
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/89082/overlooked-laboratory-report/page/0/1
Internal Medicine News;

Dec 2nd, 2014 - It naturally raises the question whether the original wrongdoer – in this case, the laboratory – continues to be liable, or whether the chain of causation has been broken by the intervening cause (the doctor’s negligence). In a federal case, the F.

Infectious Diseases: December 31, 2004
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/496021_4

Jan 9th, 2005 - Other Infectious Diseases Studies Thwaites GE, Nguyen DB, Nguyen HD, et al. Dexamethasone for the treatment of tuberculous meningitis in adolescents and adults. N Engl J Med. 2004;351:1741-1751. The report is from the Oxford University Clinical Re...

Tuberculous Meningitis in Adults
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/770727_3

Immunopathogenesis Pathology Following inhalation of airborne droplets containing Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the ingestion of Mtb by alveolar macrophages triggers an inflammatory cascade, generating protective immunity and formation of the ...

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