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COVID-19-related cognitive dysfunction may be associated with transient disruption in t...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2021.03.007
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Yesilkaya UH, Sen M et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - Cognitive impairment has recently attracted researchers as one of the possible neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19, although how the infection perpetuates impairment of cognitive functions is still obscure. We presented a 29-year-old male patient with COVID-19 who developed new-onset transient attention deficit and memory problems following a SARS-CoV-2 infection. Structural neuroimagin...

Unilateral common carotid artery dissection in a patient with recent COVID-19: An assoc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2021.02.010
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Gencler OS, Ege MR et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - The "Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)", caused by severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), progressed rapidly since its first outbreak, and quickly developed into a pandemic. Although COVID-19 mostly presents with respiratory symptoms, researchers have started reporting neurologic manifestations such as cerebrovascular diseases in patients, with COVID-19 as the pandemic has prog...

SARS-CoV-2-associated first episode of acute mania with psychotic features.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2021.02.012
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Sen M, Yesilkaya UH et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - Despite neuropsychiatric outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infection are now under close scrutiny, psychoneuroimmunological characteristics of COVID-19 and precise pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric manifestations of the infection are still obscure. Moreover, there still exists a shortfall in demonstrating specific clinical manifestations of the brain involvement of the virus. Here, we presented a 33-yea...

The impact of COVID-19 on neurosurgical head trauma referrals and admission at a tertia...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2021.02.021
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Sinha S, Toe KKZ et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - COVID-19 has greatly impacted surgical specialities throughout the globe leading to a decrease in hospital admissions and referrals. Neurosurgery has seen a great decline in cases including head trauma leading to a negative impact on the development of neurosurgical trainees. The main objective of this study is to the identify changes in neurosurgical referrals, admissions and management during...

Cervical spinal cord infarction associated with coronavirus infectious disease (COVID)-19.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2021.02.027
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Kahan J, Gibson CJ et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has a number of emerging neurological manifestations in addition to pneumonia and respiratory distress. In what follows, we describe a case of a previously healthy young man with severe COVID-19 who subsequently developed an acute flaccid paralysis. Work up revealed a lesion in his cervical spinal cord concerning for spinal infarction or transverse myelitis. He re...

Myalgia as a symptom at hospital admission by SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated to per...
https://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002306
Pain Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Rodríguez-Jiménez J et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - This study investigated the association between COVID-related myalgia experienced by patients at hospital admission and the presence of post-COVID symptoms. A case-control study including patients hospitalised due to COVID-19 between February 20 and May 31, 2020 was conducted. Patients reporting myalgia and patients without myalgia at hospital admission were scheduled for a telephone interview ...

Treatment of neovascular age related macular degeneration during COVID-19 pandemic: The...
https://doi.org/10.1177/11206721211010613
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Sekeroglu MA, Kilinc Hekimsoy H et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - To investigate the short-term effects of COVID-19 pandemic related unintended treatment lapses on neovascular age related macular degeneration (nAMD) patients. In this prospective cross-sectional study, 140 patients who had at least one anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injection for nAMD within 12 months before COVID-19 pandemic and who had at least 3 months of unintended lapse fo...

Asthma does not influence the severity of COVID-19: a Meta-analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02770903.2021.1917603
The Journal of Asthma : Official Journal of the Associati... Wu T, Yu P et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - Previous studies have reported a correlation between coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) and asthma. However, data on whether asthma constitutes a risk factor for COVID-19 and the prevalence of asthma in COVID-19 cases still remains scant. Here, we interrogated and analysed the association between COVID-19 and asthma. In this study, we systematically searched PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science ...

Methylene blue photochemical treatment as a reliable SARS-CoV-2 plasma virus inactivati...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-05993-0 10.1056/NEJMoa2001017 10.1056/nejm200312183492522 10.1093/cid/civ951 10.3346/jkms.2020.35.e86 10.1001/jama.2020.2565 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30466-9 10.2302/kjm.2016-0017-IR 10.22038/abjs.2020.47745.2349 10.1016/j.ejphar.2020.173494 10.3390/antibiotics9060320 10.1007/s00430-004-0219-0 10.1111/vox.12888 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2006.00976.x 10.1111/irv.12261 10.1111/vox.12937 10.1111/trf.14652 10.1309/3YHRVBB7CB3LUFL6 10.1016/s1473-3099(20)30141-9
BMC Infectious Diseases; Jin C, Yu B et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - In 2020, a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, quickly spread worldwide within a few months. Although coronaviruses typically infect the upper or lower respiratory tract, the virus RNA can be detected in plasma. The risk of transmitting coronavirus via transfusion of blood products remains. As more asymptomatic infections are identified in COVID-19 cases, blood safety has become particularly important...

Development and validation of a simple-to-use nomogram to predict the deterioration and...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06065-z 10.23750/abm.v91i1.9397 10.1136/bmj.m1036 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2020.105924 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.5619 10.1056/NEJMoa2007016 10.1016/j.phrs.2020.104899 10.1093/cid/ciaa414 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2033 10.18637/jss.v033.i01 10.1186/1472-6947-8-53 10.1186/s41512-019-0064-7 10.1016/S0895-4356(96)00236-3 10.1111/joim.13091
BMC Infectious Diseases; Zeng Z, Wu C et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - COVID-19 pandemic has forced physicians to quickly determine the patient's condition and choose treatment strategies. This study aimed to build and validate a simple tool that can quickly predict the deterioration and survival of COVID-19 patients. A total of 351 COVID-19 patients admitted to the Third People's Hospital of Yichang between 9 January to 25 March 2020 were retrospectively analyzed...

Informal caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic perceive additional burden: findings f...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06359-7 10.1038/s41586-020-2598-9 10.1055/a-1159-5562 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113098 10.1787/4dd50c09-en 10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113281 10.1016/j.jalz.2016.12.010 10.1093/geront/gnu177 10.1093/geronb/gbaa121 10.1093/geronb/gbaa129 10.4135/9781446287866 10.1007/s10433-015-0342-3 10.1177/0891988713491832 10.1016/j.jagp.2020.04.010
BMC Health Services Research; Budnick A, Hering C et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - While the relation between care involvement of informal caregivers and caregiver burden is well-known, the additional psychosocial burden related to care involvement during the COVID-19 pandemic has not yet been investigated. A total of 1000 informal caregivers, recruited offline, participated in a cross-sectional online survey from April 21 to May 2, 2020. Questionnaires were used to assess CO...

Remote telephone clinics in oral medicine: reflections on the place of virtual clinics ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.11.010
The British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Macken JH, Fortune F et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - During the COVID-19 pandemic, NHS services had to convert face-to-face consultations to remote consultations to facilitate the ongoing provision of healthcare. Many specialties including Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Rheumatology have found such virtual clinics effective and appreciated by both patients and clinicians. In Oral Medicine, whilst responses to virtual clinics have been positiv...

The impact of the first COVID-19 surge on the mental well-being of ICU nurses: A nation...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iccn.2021.103034
Intensive & Critical Care Nursing; Heesakkers H, Zegers M et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - To determine the impact of the first COVID-19 surge (March through June 2020) on mental well-being and associated risk factors among intensive care unit nurses. In September 2020, a nationwide cross-sectional survey study among Dutch intensive care nurses was carried out to measure prevalence rates of symptoms of anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and need for recovery (NFR), o...

Effects of simulated COVID-19 cytokine storm on stent thrombogenicity.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carrev.2021.03.023
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine : Including Mol... Cornelissen A, Kutyna M et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - Cytokine storm-related hypercoagulation may be important in the pathogenesis of stent thrombosis in patients with SARS-CoV-2. Whether stent polymers behave differently under such conditions has never been explored. Fluorinated polymer-nanocoated and uncoated COBRA stents (CeloNova), BioLinx-polymer-coated Resolute Onyx stents (Medtronic), and Synergy stents (Boston Scientific), which are ablumi...

Covid-19: Failed response in Brazil has led to humanitarian catastrophe, says MSF.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1002
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Kmietowicz Z

Apr 17th, 2021 - Covid-19: Failed response in Brazil has led to humanitarian catastrophe, says MSF.|2021|Kmietowicz Z,|

Covid-19: US reports low rate of new infections in people already vaccinated.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1000
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Dyer O

Apr 17th, 2021 - Covid-19: US reports low rate of new infections in people already vaccinated.|2021|Dyer O,|

COVID-19 pneumonia and the pulmonary vasculature - a marriage made in hell.
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00811-2021
The European Respiratory Journal; George PM, Desai SR

Apr 17th, 2021 - COVID-19 pneumonia and the pulmonary vasculature - a marriage made in hell.|2021|George PM,Desai SR,|

Covid-19: Risk of cerebral blood clots from disease is 10 times that from vaccination, ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1005
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Torjesen I

Apr 17th, 2021 - Covid-19: Risk of cerebral blood clots from disease is 10 times that from vaccination, study finds.|2021|Torjesen I,|

Anatomical complexity does not predict outcomes after COVID-19 in adults with congenita...
https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319054
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Yuan S, Oechslin E

Apr 17th, 2021 - Anatomical complexity does not predict outcomes after COVID-19 in adults with congenital heart disease.|2021|Yuan S,Oechslin E,|