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Research & Reviews  137 results

Effect of General and Non-general Anesthesia on Perioperative Depression or Anxiety
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05315648

Apr 7th, 2022 - The incidence of perioperative anxiety has been reported to range from 11% to 80% among adult patients. Perioperative depression and/or anxiety may increase the risk of poor postoperative outcomes including increased morbidity and mortality , incr...

Ketamine as an Adjunct for Treatment of Methotrexate-induced Neurotoxicity.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000002366
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Ilahi Z, Janardhan S et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - Methotrexate (MTX) is used in the treatment of several childhood cancers and is a main component of the treatment regimen for osteosarcoma. MTX has been linked with side effects of varying severity; headaches, nausea, emesis, lethargy, blurred vis...

CNS cryptococcosis presenting with cerebellar stroke and spinal arachnoiditis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8823087
BMJ Case Reports; Priyadarshi M, Tirlangi P et. al.

Feb 9th, 2022 - A 67-year-old man presented with a low-grade fever for 2 months, weakness of all four limbs for five days and altered sensorium for two days. He was recently diagnosed with AIDS and was treatment-naive. Investigations revealed a CD4 count of 27cel...

Syringomyelia
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1151685-print

Nov 16th, 2021 - Background Syringomyelia is the development of a fluid-filled cavity or syrinx within the spinal cord. Hydromyelia is a dilatation of the central canal by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and may be included within the definition of syringomyelia. The fo...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

Effect of General and Non-general Anesthesia on Perioperative Depression or Anxiety
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05315648

Apr 7th, 2022 - The incidence of perioperative anxiety has been reported to range from 11% to 80% among adult patients. Perioperative depression and/or anxiety may increase the risk of poor postoperative outcomes including increased morbidity and mortality , incr...

Observational Study on 2-chloroprocaine Hydrochloride 1%
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02067806

Jun 29th, 2021 - Primary endpoint :Incidence of neurological complications (Transient and Permanent complications; e.g. transient neurological symptoms, arachnoiditis, cauda equina syndrome).Two follow-up questionnaires are foreseen, at 24 h and 7 days after time ...

Parenchymal and Extraparenchymal Neurocysticercosis-A Registry Based Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04706819

Jan 13th, 2021 - Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is the commonest parasitic infection of the central nervous system. It can affect the brain, meninges, eyes as well as other parts of the body. Disseminated cysticercosis involves brain and one other organ such as muscles,...

Cyclophosphamide in the Treatment of Refractory Proliferative Arachnoiditis in CNS Tuberculosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04620772

Dec 30th, 2020 - Tubercular arachnoiditis occurring as a late complication of TBM is due to immune mediated reactions and is usually treated with high doses of corticosteroids. In the investigators' experience patients have received corticosteroids upto a duration...

The Effect of Intradermal Local Anesthetic Injection in FBSS (Failed Back Surgery Syndrome)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04268602

Jul 30th, 2020 - The prevalence of low back pain is around 60% - 80% and its the 5th most common disease to seek medical help. 80% of patients who have an acute onset of low back pain whether treated or not relieved on symptoms, while unfortunately 10% of patients...

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News  12 results

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Intractable Pain Linked to Low Cortisol
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/869649

Oct 3rd, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO — Patients with severe chronic pain, including those with arachnoiditis, have low serum cortisol levels, a new study has shown. Before prescribing opioids to such patients, clinicians should check cortisol levels, and if these levels a...

Intractable Pain Linked to Low Cortisol
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/869649

Oct 3rd, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO — Patients with severe chronic pain, including those with arachnoiditis, have low serum cortisol levels, a new study has shown. Before prescribing opioids to such patients, clinicians should check cortisol levels, and if these levels a...

MRI May Spot Meningitis from Tainted Steroids
https://www.medpagetoday.com/radiology/diagnosticradiology/39942

Jun 18th, 2013 - Action Points A screening MRI may provide early warning of spinal or paraspinal meningitis in patients who receive contaminated steroid injections. Note that among patients who underwent screening MRI to look for infection at the site of injection...

Michigan Hit Hard by Spine Infections From Contaminated MPA
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/804501

May 21st, 2013 - Michigan has had most of spinal and paraspinal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and P...

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