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Research & Reviews  1,227 results

Outcomes for Treatment of Capsulolabral Adhesions With a Capsular Spacer During Revisio...
The American Journal of Sports Medicine; Ruzbarsky JJ, Comfort SM et. al.

Jan 21st, 2023 - The presence of adhesions is a common source of pain and dysfunction after hip arthroscopic surgery and an indication for revision surgery. The placement of a capsular spacer in the capsulolabral recess after lysis of adhesions has been developed ...

Clinical and genetic findings in Chinese families with congenital ectopia lentis.
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine; Liu X, Niu L et. al.

Jan 21st, 2023 - Congenital ectopia lentis (EL) refers to the congenital dysplasia or weakness of the lens suspensory ligament, resulting in an abnormal position of the crystalline lens, which can appear as isolated EL or as an ocular manifestation of a syndrome, ...

A novel mutation in collagen transport protein, MIA3 gene, detected in a patient with c...
Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine : Official... Junkiert-Czarnecka A, Pilarska-Deltow M et. al.

Jan 6th, 2023 - Collagen, the most abundant human protein, is a significant component of the extracellular matrix (ECM) in tissues and organs like skin, bone, ligaments, and tendons. Collagen secretion is a complex, multistage process involving many molecules. A ...

Twenty-year experience of aortic valve reimplantation using the Valsalva graft.
European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery : Official Jo... Chirichilli I, Scaffa R et. al.

Dec 30th, 2022 - Over the past 20 years valve-sparing aortic root replacement has aroused increasing interest because of a progressive attitude towards the preservation of natural tissue. Aortic reimplantation is the most used technique to spare the valve, allowin...

Quantitative analysis of choriocapillaris flow deficits and choroidal thickness in chil...
The British Journal of Ophthalmology; Ng K, Xu P et. al.

Dec 29th, 2022 - To evaluate the characteristics and associated factors of choroidal thickness (ChT) and choriocapillaris flow deficit percentage (CC FD%) in children with Marfan syndrome (MFS). This is a cross-sectional study. The ChT of the subfoveal area and ot...

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Guidelines  2 results

Consensus statement on surgical pathology of the aorta from the Society for Cardiovascu...
Cardiovascular Pathology : the Official Journal of the So... Halushka MK, Angelini A et. al.

Apr 1st, 2016 - Surgical aortic specimens are usually examined in Pathology Departments as a result of treatment of aneurysms or dissections. A number of diseases, genetic syndromes (Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, etc.), and vasculopathic aging processes ...

Evaluation of the adolescent or adult with some features of Marfan syndrome.
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American C... Pyeritz RE,

Jan 13th, 2012 - ACMG standards and guidelines are designed primarily as an educational resource for medical geneticists and other health care providers to help them provide quality medical genetic services. Adherence to these standards and guidelines does not nec...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  49 results

Randomized, Double-blind Study for the Evaluation of the Effect of Losartan Versus Placebo on Aortic Root Dilatation in Patients With Marfan Syndrome Under Treatment With Beta-blockers

Dec 22nd, 2022 - To study the effect of losartan (an angiotensin receptor blocker-ARB) on aortic root growth in patients with Marfan syndrome, already treated with beta-blockers (BB). The effect of losartan will be compared to placebo. Losartan or placebo will be ...

Assessment of Risk in Thoracic Aortopathy Using 18F-Sodium Fluoride

Dec 16th, 2022 - Bicuspid aortic valve, along with other congenital conditions affecting the aortic wall, has been associated with elastic fibre loss, decrease in size of elastic lamellae, increased collagen deposition and smooth muscle loss compared to healthy co...

Biological Collection for Marfan and Related Syndromes

Nov 30th, 2022 - Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disease (incidence 1/5000) characterized by ocular, cardiac and skeletal abnormalities. More recently, a decrease in fat and muscle mass has been demonstrated, associated with a decrease in exercise enduran...

A577-nm Pro -Yellow Laser In Treatment of Striae Rubra

Oct 28th, 2022 - Stretch marks or striae are common skin condition occurring in both genders, but they are more prevalent among women. These are linear dermal scars that are accompanied by epidermal atrophy. They usually occur frequently in numerous physiological ...

Immunopathology of Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Oct 24th, 2022 - Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a rare vascular genetic disorder (estimated prevalence 1/25,000-1/100,000) due primarily to mutations in the Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) cytokine receptor 1 and 2 genes. In addition to a common vascular ph...

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News  91 results

Narrower Impella Indication; Better TAVR in 90-Year-Olds; Statin Prescribing Nudge

Dec 6th, 2022 - Vaccination against the flu showed mixed results for cardiovascular prevention in a large international trial. (The Lancet Global Health) Dietary supplements with the strongest evidence for cardiometabolic benefits: omega-3 fatty acids, folic acid...

ARBs, beta-blockers independently inhibit Marfan syndrome progression
Ted Bosworth

Aug 31st, 2022 - Beta-blockers have long been recommended to prevent aortic dissection associated with Marfan syndrome despite limited evidence, but a new analysis also supports a benefit from angiotensin receptors blockers (ARBs) and further suggests that beta-bl.

ARBs, Beta-Blockers Independently Inhibit Marfan Syndrome Progression

Aug 31st, 2022 - Beta-blockers have long been recommended to prevent aortic dissection associated with Marfan syndrome despite limited evidence, but a new analysis also supports a benefit from angiotensin receptors blockers (ARBs) and further suggests that beta-bl...

New Evidence Against Use of Fluoroquinolones in Aortic Disease

Apr 15th, 2021 - Patients with aortic dissection (AD) or aortic aneurysm (AA) should not be given fluoroquinolones unless no other treatment options are available, the authors of a new report conclude. In a retrospective cohort study which used data from the Taiwa...

Common Antibiotics Spell Trouble in Existing Aortopathy

Apr 12th, 2021 - For the first time, fluoroquinolone exposure was tied to aortic complications in patients with established aortic disease in a large study. In the cohort study from Taiwan, people with an existing aortic dissection (AD) or aortic aneurysm (AA) wer...

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