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Ranugha Pss - - 2013
Lucio phenomenon (LP) or erythema necroticans is a relatively rare, peculiar reaction pattern occurring in untreated lepromatous (LL) or borderline lepromatous (BL) leprosy cases. A 38-year-old male, a cook by occupation, was referred to the dermatology clinic from otolaryngology department with blistering over both the hands and feet of 2 ...
Yang Tao-Chieh - - 2013
Introduction: Chronic hydrocephalus is a common complication that can occur after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). The purpose of this study was to investigate clinical risk factors that could predict the occurrence of shunt-dependent chronic hydrocephalus after aneurysmal SAH. Methods: Eighty-eight consecutive patients who underwent either surgery or transarterial endovascular embolization ...
Petretta Robert - - 2013
OBJECTIVES:: To determine the incidence of positive diagnostic evaluations during the management of postoperatively febrile orthopaedic trauma patients. A secondary objective was to describe the incidence and risk factors for postoperative fever. DESIGN:: Retrospective study. SETTING:: The orthopaedic trauma service at a tertiary referral hospital. PATIENTS:: Postoperatively febrile orthopaedic trauma ...
Basiri A - - 2013
Objectives: To compare the success and complication rates of sonography-guided supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) versus prone standard technique (fluoroscopic guidance) in a randomized controlled trial. Subjects and Methods: Between April 2009 and August 2011, 92 candidates for PCNL were randomly divided into two groups: 46 B-mode sonography-guided supine PCNL (group ...
Hedayat Yaghoobi Mojtaba - - 2013
We present a 23-year-old woman who was admitted due to fever, palpitation, musculoskeletal pain and a transient bout of sudden-onset left-sided hemiparesis. She had also myopericarditis according to echocardiography findings. After comprehensive diagnostic work-up for infectious and immunologic disorders, brucellosis was confirmed by bone marrow aspiration culture. She received doxycycline, ...
Tian Fubo - - 2013
Several studies documented persistent hypothermia in parturients after spinal anesthesia, while others reported that labor analgesia was related to a high incidence of fever. Continuous spinal labor anesthesia with sufentanil (CSLAS) is a new effective technique in labor analgesia but whether it affects maternal temperature has not been clarified. The ...
Talukdar Payel - - 2013
Although neurological manifestations of typhoid fever was thought to be obsolete from modern world, emergence of multidrug resistant typhoid bacilli and reporting of outbreak of typhoid fever with a range of early neuropsychiatric manifestations from various parts of world has led clinicians and investigators to re-evaluate the clinical spectrum of ...
Bureš Jan - - 2013
Whipple's disease is a chronic infectious systemic disease caused by the bacterium Tropheryma whipplei. Nondeforming arthritis is frequently an initial complaint. Gastrointestinal and general symptoms include marked diarrhoea (with serious malabsorption), abdominal pain, prominent weight loss, and low-grade fever. Possible neurologic symptoms (up to 20%) might be associated with worse ...
Pimenta Dominic - - 2013
A 49-year-old man with a history of hypertension and no known drug allergies was admitted with a 4-day history of fever, general malaise, sore throat and diarrhoea. Eleven days ago, he had returned from a 2-week adventure holiday to South Africa. On admission, he was noted to have a creatinine ...
Desimone Daniel C - - 2013
Most patients with infective endocarditis (IE) manifest fever. Comparison of endocarditis patients with and without fever, and whether the lack of fever in IE is a marker for poorer outcomes, such as demonstrated in other severe infectious diseases, have not been defined. Cases from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, Division ...
Koirala Samir - - 2013
Fluoroquinolones are the most commonly used group of antimicrobials for the treatment of enteric fever, but no direct comparison between two fluoroquinolones has been performed in a large randomised trial. An open-label randomized trial was conducted to investigate whether gatifloxacin is more effective than ofloxacin in the treatment of uncomplicated ...
Doruk Hasan Can HC Department of Ophthalmology, Dokuz Eylul University, Mithatpasa Cad, 35340 Izmir, - - 2013
A 16-year-old girl with fever of unknown origin and bilateral vaso-occlusive retinopathy with retinal neovascularization, preretinal hemorrhage, and serous macular detachment was treated with single bilateral 0.5 mg intravitreal ranibizumab injection prior to aggressive PRP with success. No systemic steroids or immunosuppressive therapy was employed at that time. She received the ...
Yang Yan-Li YL Department of Critical Care Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College & Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, - - 2013
The lowering of body temperature is a common, almost reflexive step in the daily care of septic shock patient. However, the effect of different magnitudes of fever control on the outcome of refractory septic patients with a very poor outcome is controversial and has yet to be explored. This prospective ...
Maschmeyer G - - 2012
Empirical antifungal therapy is widely used in high-risk neutropenic hematology patients with fever persisting for more than 4 days. This clinical trial assessed whether immediate empirical therapy with voriconazole could lower the rates of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) compared with this approach. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study, patients with acute ...
De Benedetti Fabrizio F Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Istituto Di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Rome, Italy. - - 2012
Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most severe subtype of JIA; treatment options are limited. Interleukin-6 plays a pathogenic role in systemic JIA. We randomly assigned 112 children, 2 to 17 years of age, with active systemic JIA (duration of ≥6 months and inadequate responses to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs ...
Takatori Kento - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Aspiration pneumonia is an emerging problem in patients receiving gastrostomy feeding. This study is designed to clarify the therapeutic effects of mosapride citrate and lansoprazole for prevention of aspiration pneumonia in patients receiving gastrostomy feeding. METHODS: The study subjects were 119 patients with dysphasia who required gastrostomy feeding. They ...
Jules- Elysee Kethy M - - 2012
The perioperative inflammatory response as measured by elevated levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) has been linked to acute respiratory distress syndrome, postoperative confusion, and fever. Because of the extent of surgery,patients undergoing bilateral total knee arthroplasty may be at high risk of complications. We had found a significant decrease in IL-6 ...
Yang Zhongsheng - - 2012
To determine an efficient method for treating upper ureteral impacted stones, we compared the outcome of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy with the aid of our patented system and transurethral ureteroscopy. A total of 182 patients with complicated impacted upper ureteral stones above the level of L4 were randomly divided into ...
Wang Yan - - 2012
This study aims to explore the effect of vacuum sealed drainage on the recovery of gastrointestinal function in gastric patients after radical gastrectomy. One hundred and twenty patients who received radical for gastric cancer were randomly divided into two groups. Patients in the control group received continuous gastrointestinal decompression to ...
Langer Vijay V Senior Adviser (Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery), Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt 110010, - - 2013
Enzymatic debridement is a method by which burn wounds can be prepared for coverage by skin grafts in patients presenting late. Many agents have been used in the past but none of them have been thoroughly evaluated. The present study was undertaken to assess the efficacy of Debridace, a commonly ...
Wekell P - - 2012
AIM: To characterize Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) in western Sweden, focusing on, genotype, clinical picture, prevalence and age of onset as well as time to diagnosis. METHODS: Patients with autoinflammatory diseases are continuously registered at the five main hospitals in Western Sweden. Case records of patients with FMF were analysed ...
Heininger Ulrich - - 2012
Pandemic influenza A/H1N1 (piA) caused significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. We compared characteristics of piA (2009/10) to those of seasonal influenza A (siA; 2007/08/09) in 134 (piA/siA: N=55/79) hospitalized patients <18 years of age. Chronic disease was present in 25%/33%. Most common symptoms were fever (87%/94%), cough (78%/86%), rhinitis (76%/76%) ...
Demiraran Yavuz - - 2012
PURPOSE: The aim of the present study was to investigate whether levobupivacaine and tramadol wound infiltration decreases postoperative pain following Cesarean section and reduces the need for analgesics in the immediate post-delivery period. METHODS: Ninety patients (aged 18-40 years) scheduled for elective Cesarean section under general anesthesia were randomly allocated to ...
Kant Surya - - 2012
A 32 -year- old male presented with complaints of fever, dry cough, breathlessness and right sided chest pain of two months duration. Chest radiograph showed right sided hydropneumothorax which revealed frank pus on diagnostic thoracocentesis, for which tube thoracostomy was done. Despite vigorous broad spectrum antibiotic coverage, postural drainage and ...
Mori Nicanor N Bacteriology Department, US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru. - - 2013
A 59-year-old man with a history of fever, unsteadiness, hemiparesis, motor aphasia and consciousness disturbance was hospitalized for Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus meningitis. He denied contact with farm animals, but had a practice of consuming unpasteurized goats' cheese from an uncertain source.
Tsai Ching-Yen - - 2012
BACKGROUND /PURPOSES: Dengue cases, traditionally classified as dengue fever (DF) or dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) by the World Health Organization (WHO) dengue classification 1997 scheme, are categorized into Group A (without warning signs), Group B [with warning signs (e.g., abdominal pain/vomiting/fluid accumulation/mucosal bleeding/lethargy/liver enlargement/increasing hematocrit with decreasing platelets)], or Group ...
Cherif Honar - - 2012
Background: Prolonged chemotherapy-induced neutropenia is a major risk factor for the development of severe bacterial and fungal infections. Infectious manifestations may progress despite adequate anti-infectious treatment and lead to a very high short-term mortality. Granulocyte transfusion (GT) therapy is often considered. However, its efficacy is not well documented. Methods: We ...
Sultan Sheikh Javeed - - 2012
A 29-year-old, normotensive, nondiabetic man presented with a 9-day history of a scaly, pruritic eruption involving the right chest, axilla, and arm. He had a history of herpes zoster involving the same areas about 4 weeks ago. The present eruption started after the herpetic lesions had healed. Examination revealed scaly, ...
Chandey Manish - - 2012
To compare the efficacy and safety of azithromycin with ofloxacin in patients with uncomplicated typhoid fever. Forty adult patients with bacteriologically or serologically diagnosed, uncomplicated typhoid fever were included from Medicine out-patient department at Government medical college, Amritsar, India. They were randomized into 2 groups of 20 patients each. Group ...
Al-Layla Abdulmonem - - 2012
The objectives are to assess the efficacy of antibiotics in reducing post-tonsillectomy morbidities in children. This is a clinical trial study that was undertaken at the Jordan University Hospital during the period from June 2008 to July 2009. All patients undergoing tonsillectomy were randomly divided into two matched groups on ...
Eder Marcus M Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Lister Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, - - 2012
Despite evidence from developing world trials that intravenous (IV) artesunate (AS) is superior to IV quinine (Q) in severe falciparum malaria (FM), IV AS remains unlicensed in the UK with national guidelines listing it as an acceptable alternative to IV Q as the drug of choice. We retrospectively evaluate the ...
Shenoy Rajgopal R Department of Surgery, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, India ; Department of general surgery, Kasturba medical college, Manipal, 576104 Karnataka - - 2013
A 30 year-old gentleman presented to casualty with history of pain abdomen for six days, fever and decreased urine output since two days. He was in a state of septic shock and was diagnosed to have intestinal perforation. His peripheral pulses were not palpable except for the femoral and brachial vessels. ...
Takeuchi Yoshiaki - - 2012
The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of a novel immune-enhancing enteral formula, Prem-8, which contains lactoferrin as an immunonutrient. Design, Setting, Patients: A multicenter, randomized controlled trial was conducted in 5 hospitals in Japan, and 71 tube-fed bedridden patients with serum albumin concentrations between ...
Shetty Vijay - - 2012
The purpose of the study was to assess whether fever in the immediate postoperative period after total knee arthroplasty was indeed related to the fall in haemoglobin. Only patients undergoing bilateral simultaneous total knee replacement were included in the study since the fall in haemoglobin is expected to be more ...
Tounsi A - - 2012
We present the case of a 49-year-old male patient with prosthetic mitral valve endocarditis associated with QT prolongation and torsades de pointes. He was asymptomatic until the end of January 2012, when he was admitted to our hospital emergency unit because of syncope, fever, and suspicion of endocarditis. Cardiologic evaluation ...
Fink Douglas - - 2012
A 26-year-old woman presented moribund with fever and pleuritic chest pain 3 times in 4 months following elective aortic root surgery. She was admitted 41 days after surgery with cardiac tamponade requiring surgical drainage twice within 1 week. Despite this, she was re-admitted for a second time 4 days after ...
Alsoufi Bahaaldin - - 2012
Background: Ross procedure is the aortic valve replacement of choice in children. Nonetheless, late autograft reoperation for dilatation and/or regurgitation is concerning. We examine whether Ross procedure is suitable in children with rheumatic fever. Methods: Medical records of 104 children with rheumatic fever who underwent Ross procedure were reviewed (1991-2004). ...
Honarmand Hooshyar - - 2012
The febrile reaction is a complex response involving immunologic and other physiologic systems. Antipyretics are commonly used in critically ill patients with fever. We investigated the inflammatory responses following application of antipyretic therapy in febrile critically ill patients with Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS). In a prospective, randomized controlled study, ...
Kane Jason M - - 2011
Background: Postoperative fever is common after cardiac surgery. In the absence of documented infection, atelectasis is often suggested as a cause of postoperative fever. However, this link is not well supported by pathophysiologic mechanisms. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether an association exists between atelectasis and postoperative ...
Sokol Jason A - - 2011
: To describe and report results of a modified frontalis suspension technique utilizing direct fixation to tarsus, lash margin rotation, eyelid crease fixation, conservative blepharoplasty, and rhomboidal configuration. : A retrospective chart review of frontalis suspension patients over a 28-year period was performed. : Data from 171 eyelids in 93 ...
Enabudoso E J - - 2011
Objective : To determine if there are monthly variations in the rate of deliveries in Benin City, Nigeria. Materials and Methods : A retrospective descriptive study carried out in the three major obstetric centers in Benin City, Nigeria. We extracted the total number of deliveries from the hospitals' records for ...
Khalifa Yasser Mohamed - - 2011
Purpose. To evaluate the efficacy of 3 different surgical techniques for convergence excess esotropia: augmented medial rectus recession, medial rectus recession plus Faden, and slanted medial rectus recession. Methods. Twenty-nine patients with convergence excess esotropia were divided into 3 groups. Group A included 9 patients treated with medial rectus muscle ...
Burton Christopher - - 2011
Hurricane Katrina of August 2005 had extensive consequences for the state of Mississippi in the United States. Widespread infrastructure and property damage, massive social dislocation, and ecological loss remain among the many challenges faced by communities as they work towards 'normalcy'. This study employs repeat photography to understand differential recovery ...
Lindsay Robert M - - 2011
The International Quotidian Dialysis Registry (IQDR) is a global initiative designed to study practices and outcomes associated with the use of hemodialysis (HD) regimens of increased frequency and/or duration. The IQDR grew out of the initiative that lead to the randomized prospective studies of nocturnal HD and short hours daily ...
Hertle Richard W - - 2011
Background:  The study of the clinical and electrophysiological effects of eye muscle surgery on patients with infantile nystagmus has broadened our knowledge of the disease and its interventions. Design:  Prospective, comparative, interventional case series. Participants:  Twenty-four patients with a vertical head posture because of electrophysiologically diagnosed infantile nystagmus syndrome. The ...
Mancini Ronald - - 2011
: To evaluate the efficacy of hyaluronic acid gel fillers as a nonsurgical alternative for the management of upper eyelid margin asymmetry in cases of relative retraction. : This is a retrospective study of 8 patients with upper eyelid margin asymmetry relating to relative upper eyelid retraction treated with hyaluronic ...
Moukarbel Roger V - - 2011
Laryngeal cancer has a significant impact on patients. This study compared the Voice-Related Quality of Life (V-RQOL) outcomes specific to 3 different postlaryngectomy voice rehabilitation methods. We conducted a retrospective review of 75 patients with laryngectomy from our V-RQOL questionnaire database. The database included 18 electrolaryngeal speech (ELS), 15 esophageal ...
Wutthiphan Sorot - - 2010
To report the results of bupivacaine injection into the extraocular muscles to treat horizontal strabismus, both exotropia and esotropia. Bupivacaine, 4.5 ml of a 0.50% solution, was injected into the medial rectus muscle in each of 14 exotropic patients and into the lateral rectus muscle in each of 6 esotropic patients ...
Pfrimmer Dale M - - 2010
Prior to the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck on January 12, 2010, conditions were dire in Haiti. Now, nearly a year later and with the emergency phase long since over, a cholera epidemic has hit Haiti.
Kleemola L - - 2011
To study the effects of voice treatment including brief voice therapy for 12 months in two groups of voice patients: organic and functional. A clinical prospective follow-up study with repeated measurements in five phases: medical session, first voice therapy session, last voice therapy session, and 6 months and 12 months ...
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