BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; Lloyd J, Gilliat N et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - Intimal sarcomas are an extremely rare type of primary cardiac malignancy. They most commonly present with symptoms of cardiac dysfunction. We present a case of intimal sarcoma identified without any cardiac signs or symptoms. Cardiac sarcomas historically carry a very poor prognosis. A 57-year-old man presented with a sudden onset of left limb weakness and disorientation. MRI brain identified ...
BMC Pediatrics; Sediqi MS, Mansoor AR et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - Vitamin D is one of the most important fat-soluble vitamins necessary for normal growth and development of the human body. According to a study done in Kabul shows that economic, racial, and social concerns are thought to be the main impediments to receiving appropriate amounts of this vitamin through dietary sources in countries like Afghanistan. Hypovitaminosis D, on the other hand, is now re...
BMC Ophthalmology; Wang W, Sun G et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - Macrophage-like cells (MLCs) located at the ILM were observed in live human retinas using adaptive optics optical coherence tomography (OCT) as well as clinically-used OCT. The study aimed to quantitatively analyzing MLCs at the vitreoretinal interface (VRI) in diabetic retinopathy (DR) using en face OCT and swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography (SS-OCTA). 190 DR eyes were inclu...
BMC Psychiatry; Madundo K, Knettel BA et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - Depression is particularly common among people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), with some studies showing a prevalence of depression three times higher among people living with HIV as compared to the general public. The stress associated with being diagnosed with HIV can be quite impactful, including concerns about one's long-term health, stigma, and the burden of long-term treat...
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Zhang RJ, Yu XY et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - We aimed to identify in-hospital outcomes in young (≤ 65 years) and old (> 65 years) patients after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) by analyzing the effect of age on adverse events after on-pump or off-pump CABG. Patients older than 65 years were defined as older patients and others were defined as younger patients. The qualitative data were compared by chi-square or Fisher's exact tests...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Wang X, Yang B et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - Cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP) treated with either high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation (HIFU-a) or uterine artery embolization (UAE) combined with ultrasound-guided dilation and curettage (USg-D&C) was effective. However, there is insufficient comparative research evidence on clinical efficacy and subsequent pregnancy outcomes after previous CSP treatment. This study aims to investigate t...
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; van de Wijdeven B, Visser B et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2023 - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a key topic in occupational health. In the primary prevention of these disorders, interventions to minimize exposure to work-related physical risk factors are widely advocated. Besides interventions aimed at the work organisation and the workplace, interventions are also aimed at the behaviour of workers, the so-called individual working practi...
BMC Cancer; Zenda S, Arai Y et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) has long been used for hemostasis of traumatic or postoperative hemorrhage and embolization of tumors. Previous retrospective studies of TAE for painful bone metastases showed 60%-80% pain reduction with a median time to response of 1-2 days. Compared with radiotherapy and bisphosphonates, time to response appeared earlier than that of radiotherapy or b...
BMC Neurology; Zhang Y, Yang Y et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Liver fibrosis has been considered a predictor of cardiovascular disease. This study aimed to evaluate whether the degree of liver fibrosis is related to post-stroke depression (PSD) at 3 months follow-up. We prospectively and continuously enrolled patients with first-ever ischemic stroke from June 2020 to January 2022. Liver fibrosis was measured after admission by calculating the Fibrosis-4 i...
BMC Ophthalmology; Yang Q, Liu L et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the morphology and physiological function of the meibomian glands between type 2 diabetics with dry eye disease (DED) and control subjects. Doing so will help to better reveal the pathologic mechanisms of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and DED in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Ninety subjects were divided into the following four groups: DM-...
Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/hemostasis : Official Jou... Aidouni GE, Bouchlarhem A et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Our objective in this study is to know the predictors of thromboembolic events 1 year after hospitalization for severe COVID-19 and the benefit of preventive oral anticoagulation for 1 month to placebo after release. We conducted a prospective study to determine the benefit of preventive anticoagulation upon discharge from the hospital and to determine the predictive factors of thromboembolic e...
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; Huang R, Zhang X et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Anti-mitochondrial antibody (AMA)-positive inflammatory myopathy, a rare type of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy which was frequently difficult to diagnose, can affect muscles and the structure and electrical conduction of the heart. Early identification and treatment of this myopathy can prevent serious cardiovascular adverse events and improve cardiac function. We report a patient who experi...
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Liu J, Kong Q et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - To explore the clinical efficacy and operation points of cervical radiculopathy with osseous foraminal stenosis treated with ultrasonic osteotome in anterior cervical surgery. From January 2018 to June 2021，a retrospective analysis of 23 patients with cervical radiculopathy with bony foraminal stenosis during this period was retrospectively analyzed. Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (AC...
The Bone & Joint Journal; Jain S, Farook MZ et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - The aim of this study was to compare open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with revision surgery for the surgical management of Unified Classification System (UCS) type B periprosthetic femoral fractures around cemented polished taper-slip femoral components following primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). Data were collected for patients admitted to five UK centres. The primary outcome me...
Haematologica Mohty R, El Hamed R et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - The treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) has evolved over the past few years with the advent of next-generation sequencing. Targeted therapies alone or in combination with low-dose or high-intensity chemotherapy have improved the outcome of patients with AML treated in the frontline and relapsed/refractory settings. Despite these advances, allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-HCT) re...
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology : the Official Jour... O'Leary BD, Kelly L et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Damage to the anal sphincter during childbirth remains the leading cause of fecal incontinence in women. Defects in the internal (IAS) or external anal sphincter, alongside symptoms and sphincter tone, will generally dictate the suggested mode of delivery in any successive pregnancy. This study aimed to examine using endoanal ultrasonography the prevalence of IAS damage in women referred with G...
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Zaki SA, Rashid A
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Risk factors for recurrence of benign convulsions with mild gastroenteritis in children: A prospective cohort study.|2023|Zaki SA,Rashid A,|etiology,
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Feb 2nd, 2023 - Nocturnal cough and difficulty breathing during exertion in a young boy: Do not miss the forest for the trees.|2023||etiology,
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia; Washington GC, O'Donnell CT et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Several studies have demonstrated the utility of methylene blue (MB) to treat vasoplegic syndrome (VS), but some have cautioned against its routine use in lung transplantation with only two cases described in prominent literature. Cystic fibrosis patients commonly have chronic infections which predispose them to a systemic inflammatory syndrome-like vasoplegic response during lung transplantati...
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia; Kanchi M, Sudheshna KD et. al.
Feb 2nd, 2023 - Quantification of urinary tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IFGBP-7), which is commercially known as NephroCheck™(NC) test have been suggested as promising tools for the early detection of acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery involving cardio-pulmonary bypass (CPB). The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis ...