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Research & Reviews  707 results

Predictors of Aspiration Pneumonia and Mortality in Patients with Dysphagia.
The Laryngoscope; Nativ-Zeltzer N, Nachalon Y et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - To identify risk factors for pneumonia incidence in patients with dysphagia undergoing a videofluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS) in an outpatient tertiary-care center. Historical cohort study. All individuals undergoing a VFSS between 10/02/13 and ...

Respiratory dysfunction in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7.
Disease Models & Mechanisms; Fusco AF, Pucci LA et. al.

Jul 24th, 2021 - Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7) is an autosomal-dominant neurodegenerative disorder caused by a CAG repeat expansion in the coding region of the ataxin-7 gene. Infantile-onset SCA7 patients display extremely large repeat expansions (>200 CAGs...

Interventions to prevent aspiration in older adults with dysphagia living in nursing ho...
BMC Geriatrics; Chen S, Kent B et. al.

Jul 19th, 2021 - Dysphagia is highly prevalent condition in older adults living in nursing homes. There is also evidence indicating that aspiration is one of the major health risks for these older adults, which is more likely to result in respiratory infections, a...

Predictors and usefulness of targeted therapy for pneumococcal community-acquired pneum...
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease; Ito A, Ishida T et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - The aim of the present study was to investigate the predictors of targeted therapy (TT) for pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia (PCAP) with a positive urinary antigen test (UAT) and compare the outcomes with those of nontargeted therapy. Thi...

Ophthalmic findings as clues for early diagnosis of Vici syndrome in a neonate.
Ophthalmic Genetics; Rafei MA, Harikrishna B et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - To report the earliest diagnosis of Vici syndrome in a three-week-old Omani girl. A three-week-old baby girl with blond hair and agenesis of the corpus callosum was born to consanguineous parents. An older sibling with similar findings had died at...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  40 results

Changes in Sensitivity, Taste and Smell in Stroke Patients

Mar 24th, 2020 - Stroke is the second leading cause of death. At least 50% of stroke patients develop dysphagia, leading to aspiration pneumonia, which is the main cause of death in stroke [2]. It is assumed that normal sensitivity is vital for aspiration-free swa...

Efficacy of Acupuncture in Radiotherapy-induced Dysphagia in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

Jan 21st, 2020 - OBJECTIVE Primary: To determine the therapeutic efficacy of acupuncture on radiotherapy-induced dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer. Secondary: To determine whether acupuncture can improve swallow function in these patients. To determi...

Role of Pharyngeal High Resolution Manometry and Impedance in Swallow Function of Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Nov 27th, 2019 - Cancers located in the upper aerodigestive tract of the head and neck (HN) region present unique management challenges due to the crucial functions in this anatomic region along with its anatomic density. As such, cancers themselves and the actual...

A Pilot Therapeutic Trial Using Hydroxyurea in Type I Spinal Muscular Atrophy Patients

Oct 2nd, 2019 - SMA is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by degeneration of spinal cord motor neurons and muscular atrophy. SMA is classified into three clinical subtypes according to the severity and age of onset (Types I, II and III). Type I SMA (also call...

Screening and Intervention of Postextubation Dysphagia

Aug 28th, 2019 - Endotracheal intubation is life-sustaining, but it may contribute to postextubation dysphagia (PED) increasing the risk of penetration, aspiration, and aspiration pneumonia. Up to 84% of extubated patients had PED and approximately 60% penetrated ...

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News  58 results

Water Jelly Could Help With Aspiration Pneumonia in Older Patients

Mar 1st, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients who have moderate or severe dysphagia, or difficulty with swallowing, could benefit from using water jelly after meals to prevent aspiration issues, according to new findings from Japan. Water jelly could...

Most Adult Epilepsy-Related Deaths Could Be Avoided

May 29th, 2020 - Almost 80% of epilepsy deaths among adults are potentially avoidable, results of a new study from Scotland suggest. The research shows that such avoidable deaths "remain common and have not declined over time, despite advances in treatment," Gashi...

Are psychiatrists more prepared for COVID-19 than we think?

Mar 31st, 2020 - During this crisis, tactful self-disclosure might be appropriate and therapeutic. All of our lives have been disrupted by COVID-19 and acknowledging this to patients can help them feel less isolated and vulnerable.

Fecal Transplant Transmits Fatal Drug-Resistant E coli Infection

Oct 31st, 2019 - Two patients who received fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) in clinical trials contracted extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing (ESBL) Escherichia coli bacteremia, and one of them died, according to a report published online October 5 in the ...

Fast Five Quiz: Drug Overdoses

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Answer 4/5 Which of the following is most accurate regarding benzodiazepine use and related overdose? Your peers chose: Alprazolam is relatively more toxic than other benzodiazepines in overdose 0% Negative immunoassay screening results conclusive...

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