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Research & Reviews  100 results

Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Fatal COVID-19-Associated Lung Injury.
Disease Markers; Obermayer A, Jakob LM et. al.

Aug 10th, 2021 - An excess formation of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs), previously shown to be strongly associated with cytokine storm and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with prevalent endothelial dysfunction and thrombosis, has been postulated ...

Predictors of cognitive impairment in primary age-related tauopathy: an autopsy study.
Acta Neuropathologica Communications; Iida MA, Farrell K et. al.

Aug 7th, 2021 - Primary age-related tauopathy (PART) is a form of Alzheimer-type neurofibrillary degeneration occurring in the absence of amyloid-beta (Aβ) plaques. While PART shares some features with Alzheimer disease (AD), such as progressive accumulation of n...

Perceptions of family, community and religious leaders and acceptability for minimal in...
Reproductive Health; Das MK, Arora NK et. al.

Aug 6th, 2021 - Minimal invasive tissue sampling (MITS) has emerged as a suitable alternative to complete diagnostic autopsy (CDA) for determination of the cause of death (CoD), due to feasibility and acceptability issues. A formative research was conducted to do...

Causes of preterm and low birth weight neonatal mortality in a rural community in Kenya...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Olack B, Santos N et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - Under-five mortality in Kenya has declined over the past two decades. However, the reduction in the neonatal mortality rate has remained stagnant. In a country with weak civil registration and vital statistics systems, there is an evident gap in d...

Mortality trends and access to care for cardiovascular diseases in Agincourt, rural Sou...
BMJ Open; Newberry Le Vay J, Fraser A et. al.

Jun 27th, 2021 - Cardiovascular diseases are the second leading cause of mortality behind HIV/AIDS in South Africa. This study investigates cardiovascular disease mortality trends in rural South Africa over 20+ years and the associated barriers to accessing care, ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Microbiology in minimally invasive autopsy: best techniques to detect infection. ESGFOR...
Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology; Saegeman V, Cohen MC et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - This manuscript aims to: 1) provide specific guidelines on PMM techniques in the setting of minimally invasive autopsy (MIA), both for pathologists collecting samples and for microbiologists advising pathologists and interpreting the results and 2...

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News  7 results

Presumed Sudden Cardiac Death Among HIV-Infected Often Not Due to Coronary Artery Disease

Jun 17th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with HIV have a rate of sudden cardiac death that is more than double that in the non-infected population, according to a new study of cases in San Francisco County in California. But a closer look at those death...

Three steps identify causes of most stillbirths

Jul 24th, 2013 - Parents who decline an autopsy still are likely to consent to a "fetal virtuopsy" – a physical exam and MRI or CT imaging of the stillborn infant, a separate study of 96 mothers suggests. Although 62% consented to autopsy, 99% consented to a virtu.

MRI scans could make baby autopsies more acceptable

May 15th, 2013 - LONDON (Reuters) - Bereaved parents who do not want to see their dead babies go through a conventional autopsy could in future be offered a less invasive option which uses magnetic resonance imaging and blood tests to establish the cause of death....

The atrial septal pouch—a new source of thrombus?

Jan 29th, 2010 - Orange,CA- A pouchlike structure, commonly found in the left atrium of the heart, has the potential to be a potent generator of thrombus and might be the cause of many ischemic events, particularly strokes in younger individuals, a new paper repor...

Attitudes Toward the Autopsy -- An 8-State Survey

Sep 21st, 2006 - Methods Participants We surveyed all medical institutions within 8 states (Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin [N = 1017]) that were identified as hospitals by the American Hospital Association...

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