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Galán, Maria Marta
The late visual prognosis in the premature is tied to the sequels of the ischemic phenomena in the first days of life, which determine the necrosis of the white substance in the dorsal and lateral zone to the external angles of the lateral ventricles (1). Objective: To describe oculomotor alterations ...
Hyllén Snejana S Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden; Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lund, Sweden. Electronic address: - - 2014
Our aim was to assess right ventricular (RV) performance after mitral valve repair by use of RV focused echocardiography and to evaluate the influence of elevated pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) on RV recovery. Forty consecutive patients undergoing mitral valve repair were prospectively investigated with RV focused echocardiography, including two-dimensional ...
Martov Alexey A Municipal clinical hospital #57 of Moscow, EndoUrology , 3 parkovaya, 51 , Moscow, Russian Federation , 105425 ; - - 2014
Purpose: To examine the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on post-operative infection rate in patients with negative urine cultures undergoing ureteroscopy (URS). Patients and Methods: Using the Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society (CROES) URS Global Study database, patients with a negative baseline urine culture undergoing URS for ureteral stones ...
Geber Selmo S ORIGEN, Centro de Medicina Reprodutiva, Av Contorno 7747, Lourdes, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30110-120, Brazil, - - 2014
Dengue is a serious public health issue due to its escalating aspect. It is also not yet established whether dengue has any impact on the outcome of assisted reproductive technique for infertility treatments. To our knowledge there are no published data in this subject. Therefore we describe a successful case ...
Lima F S FS Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville - - 2014
Our objectives were to evaluate the efficacy of ampicillin trihydrate for the treatment of metritis in dairy cows compared with ceftiofur hydrochloride and the subsequent effects on pregnancy at first insemination (P/AI). Cows in the first 12 d in milk (DIM) with a uterine discharge score of 5 (watery, reddish ...
Zea Diego D Department of Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York - - 2014
Myocarditis is an uncommon manifestation of dengue fever. We describe a case of a 69-year-old Hispanic male who presented to an emergency room in New York City 3 days after returning from a trip to the Dominican Republic complaining of a 1-day history of chest pain and fever. His first ...
Fariz-Safhan M N MN Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Pahang, - - 2014
During a dengue outbreak in 2005 in the East-coast region of Peninsular Malaysia, one of the worst hit areas in the country at that time, we undertook a prospective study. We aimed to describe the bleeding outcome and changes in the liver and hematologic profiles that were associated with major ...
Ker Chin-Ru CR Post-Baccalaureate Program in Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, - - 2014
Objective While a clear definition and explanation to postimplantation syndrome are yet to be clarified, this study aims to investigate its nature by retrospectively analyzing postprocedural fever pattern with patient characteristics, procedure details, and responses to medical treatments. Materials and Method Twenty-three patients undergoing (thoracic) endovascular aortic repair between January 2011 and ...
Mayorga C C Research Laboratory, IBIMA, Regional University Hospital of Malaga, UMA, Malaga, Spain; UGC Allergy, IBIMA, Regional University Hospital of Malaga, UMA, Malaga, - - 2014
Ara h 1, Ara h 2, and Ara h 3 are important sensitizers in peanut allergy. Ara h 9 has also been shown to be relevant in the Mediterranean area. We evaluated the basophil response to peanut allergens and Pru p 3 in Mediterranean patients: Group 1, peanut and peach ...
Kim Jungok J Division of Infectious Diseases, Sejong General Hospital, Seoul, South - - 2014
Although pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis (PVO) with no identified microorganism is treated empirically, the clinical outcome is not well understood. We conducted a retrospective review of patients with PVO at a tertiary-care hospital from 2000 through 2012. The study compared clinical features and outcomes of microbiologically confirmed (M-PVO) with clinically diagnosed ...
Ozçakar Zeynep Birsin ZB Division of Pediatric Rheumatology & Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Biostatistics, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, - - 2014
Objectives. The aims of this study were to explore whether the demographic and clinical features of paediatric familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) patients with different colchicine response vary or not and to determine whether colchicine response can be predicted in FMF patients.Methods. Files of patients who have been on colchicine therapy ...
Flett Kelly B KB Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
Home oxygen has been incorporated into the emergency department management of bronchiolitis in high-altitude settings. However, the outpatient course on oxygen therapy and factors associated with subsequent admission have not been fully defined. We conducted a retrospective cohort study in consecutive patients discharged on home oxygen from the pediatric emergency ...
Jordan Iolanda I 1Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain; 2Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Infantil Virgen del Rocio, Sevilla, Spain; 3Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain; 4Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain; 5Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Niño Jesus, Madrid, Spain; 6Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Infantil Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain; 7Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar, Cadiz, Spain; 8Medical Dpt., Astellas Pharma S.A., Madrid, Spain; 9Microbiology Unit, Medicine Dpt., School of Medicine, Univ. Complutense, Madrid, - - 2014
Prediction rules for invasive Candida infection (ICI) are available for adult but not for infants and children managed in pediatric intensive care units (PICU). Observational study in 24 PICU with prospective phase (all children admitted during one year) and retrospective review of ICI records. Four logistic regression models were performed ...
Reddy Kr Bharath Kumar KB Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Correspondence to: Dr KR Bharath Kumar Reddy, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, South Health Complex, Dharmaram Post, Bangalore 560 029, Karnataka, India. - - 2014
To study the role of furosemide infusion in the management of Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) associated with dengue fever. Children between the ages of 1 month to 18 years, who fulfilled the WHO clinical criteria for dengue infection and American European Consensus Criteria criteria for ARDS with Dengue IgM ...
Li Sheng S Zhongnan Hospital, Wuhan University, Department of Urology, wuhan, China ; - - 2014
Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of retroperitoneal laparoscopic pyelolithotomy (RLP) versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for large renal pelvic calculi using a randomized controlled trial. Materials and Methods: Patients with large renal pelvic calculi were prospectively randomized using matched-pair analysis (1:1 scenario) into either the RLP group or the ...
Ahn Hyunsoo H Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
In the present study, we aimed to identify the incidence of fever in patients after subinguinal microsurgical varicocelectomy and to evaluate the clinical factors associated with the occurrence of the fever. We retrospectively reviewed the cases of patients who underwent subinguinal microsurgical varicocelectomy (group A) under spinal anesthesia. In addition, ...
May Alexandre A Department of Urology, Bretonneau University Hospital, Tours, - - 2014
We observed in our department at 3 months two episodes of bacteremia postoperatively to photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP). We decided to compare the frequency of postoperative urinary tract infections (POUTIs) in patients with preoperative bacterial colonization of urine between PVP and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). From ...
Karam Joseph A JA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, The Sheridan Building, 125 S 9th Street, Suite 1000, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, - - 2014
Elevated temperatures after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) are common and can be a source of anxiety both for the patient and the surgical team. Although such fevers rarely are caused by acute infection, many patients are subjected to extensive testing for elevated body temperature after surgery. We recently implemented a ...
Kim Eu Suk ES Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 82 Gumi-ro 173beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam 463-707, Korea. - - 2014
Purpose: This study was performed to evaluate the compliance with, and adequacy of, the Korean national guidelines which had been recommended until 2011 for isolation of patients with group 1 nationally notifiable infectious diseases (NNIDs), namely cholera, typhoid fever, paratyphoid fever, shigellosis, and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) infection. Materials and ...
D'Souza Shalome - - 2014
A 14-year-old female presented to our hospital for a second opinion regarding a recent diagnosis of Graves' disease and a mediastinal mass. Four months prior to presentation, the patient developed difficulty with concentration. Historically she had been an A/B student; however, her school performance worsened suddenly, and she almost failed ...
Ren Minghua M Department of Urinary Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang 150001, - - 2014
Amplatz dilation and balloon dilation are different methods in creating the accesses during percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). The aim of this study was to review the surgical experiences of managing staghorn calculi by Amplatz dilation and balloon dilation for 3 years. We retrospectively analyzed clinical data from 125 patients (129 kidneys) ...
Feng Xiaoqin X Department of Pediatrics, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, PR - - 2014
Background/Aims: There exists few pediatric data on the safety and efficacy of prophylactic antibiotics during chemotherapy-induced agranulocytosis. Methods: We prospectively studied the incidence of infection-related fever in 38 children, aged 2-16 years, with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) over 121 chemotherapy treatment cycles. A prophylactic group (n = 18) was given ...
Orvin Katia K Cardiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, - - 2014
Objectives: This study sought to explore the frequency and prognostic implications of infectious and noninfectious fever following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Methods: We performed a retrospective cohort study including 194 consecutive patients who underwent TAVI at our institution. We identified and characterized all patients who developed fever within the ...
Lord Aaron S AS Department of Neurology, New York University, New York, NY, USA, - - 2014
We sought to determine whether therapeutic temperature modulation (TTM) to treat fever after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is associated with improved hospital complications and discharge outcomes. We performed a retrospective case-control study of patients admitted with spontaneous ICH having two consecutive fevers ≥38.3 °C despite acetaminophen administration. Cases were enrolled from a ...
Zhou Hua H Department of Respiratory, 1st Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University,Hangzhou, Zhejiang, - - 2014
We describe a case of thoracic empyema in a 76-year-old male with complication of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. His chief complaints were fever and chest pain. The patient was diagnosed as pleural infection according to the pulmonary computed tomography scan and laboratory results. The patient had persistent fever after the ...
Boaz Mona M Epidemiology Research Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, - - 2014
Surgical adverse events are errors that emerge during perioperative patient care. The World Health Organization recently published "Guidelines for Safe Surgery." To estimate the effect of implementation of a safety checklist in an orthopedic surgical department. We conducted a single-center cross-sectional study to compare the incidence of complications prior to ...
Bantis Athanasios A Urology Department, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, 68100 Thrace, - - 2014
Introduction. Ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URS) although highly effective for the treatment of ureteral stones is associated with certain complications, the more common of which are postoperative fever and infection. In the present study we aimed to evaluate the levels of serum cytokines in patients undergoing ureteroscopic lithotripsy and investigate any possible ...
Ramachandran V V National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), R-127, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Context: Chikungunya (CHIK) fever is viral disease characterized by joint pain for prolonged duration in various settings. However, there are no reports of long-term follow-up of the CHIK patients from India. Aims: We conducted a cohort study to describe the clinical manifestations, incidence of persistent arthralgia, and the associated risk ...
Bao Long L Department of Emergency medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, - - 2014
To evaluate fever burden as an independent predictor for prognosis of traumatic brain injury (TBI). This retrospective study involved 355 TBI patients with Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) ≤14, who presented at the emergency department of our hospital between November 2010 and October 2012. At 6 months follow-up, patients were divided ...
Sancakdar Enver E Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University Sivas, - - 2014
Cytokine networks play a key role in the pathogenesis of the disease in Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) patients. Therefore, our aim was to study the effects of cytokine levels on the pathogenesis and severity of the disease in children with CCHF. Fifty-two patients diagnosed with CCHF and 34 healthy controls ...
Sezgin Gulay G Division of Pediatric Oncology and BMT Unit, Cukurova University Medical School, Adana, Turkey E-mail : - - 2014
Background: Infection is a serious cause of mortality in febrile neutropenia of pediatric cancer patients. Recently, monotherapy has replaced the combination therapy in empirical treatment of febrile neutropenia. Since there has been no reported trial comparing the efficacy of meropenem and piperacillin-tazobactam (PIP/ TAZ) monotherapies, the present retrospective study was ...
Davoudi Ali Reza AR Department of Infectious Disease, Antimicrobial Resistance Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, - - 2014
Brucellosis can involve almost any organ system and may present with a broad spectrum of clinical presentations. In this study, we present a case of deep vein thrombosis due to human brucellosis. A 15- year old boy presented with acute pain and swelling in his left thigh in June 2011, ...
Varma Muralidhar D - - 2013
Leptospirosis and dengue fever are increasingly seen as causes of tropical febrile illness and often are clinically indistinguishable. This two-year prospective study from a tertiary care centre comprised 200 patients including 68 men (mean 34.8 years) with dengue and 73 (mean 46.19 years) with leptospirosis. Oliguria, icterus, muscle tenderness, anaemia, ...
Drury Peta - - 2013
Our randomized controlled trial of a multifaceted evidence-based intervention for improving the inpatient management of fever, hyperglycemia, and swallowing dysfunction in the first three-days following stroke improved outcomes at 90 days by 15%. We designed a quantitative process evaluation to further explain and illuminate this finding. Blinded retrospective medical record ...
Kim Sung Soo SS Department of Urology, Inje University Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
To compare surgical outcomes and complications after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) under regional or general anesthesia. One hundred and one patients who underwent PCNL as a first-line treatment for kidney calculi between June 2004 and June 2013 were enrolled in this retrospective study. Patients were classified into two groups by anesthetic ...
Pricop Cătălin C MD, PhD, Clinic of Urology and Kidney Transplantation Iaşi; Department of Urology, "Gr.T.Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iaşi, - - 2013
Retrograde ureteroscopy as a minimally invasive treatment of ureteral calculi can be complicated by the occurrence of urinary tract infections. Fever is considered the main indicator of such postoperative complications and we aimed to study its incidence in patients with and without preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis. We included all patients who ...
Zhang Guoliang - - 2013
To assess the efficacy and safety of Reduning injection for fever, rash, and ulcers in children with mild hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD). A stratified-block randomized, double-blind, parallel-controlled, and multicenter clinical trial was conducted with 360 patients in five hospitals across China: Quanzhou Children's Hospital, Shijiazhuang No. 5 Hospital, ...
Zhou Yunlian - - 2013
Objectives:To understand the situation of macrolide-resistant genotypes of Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP), and analyze the relationship between macrolide-resistant genotypes and clinical manifestations of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP).Methods:Full-length sequencing of the 23S rRNA gene of MP was performed in 235 nasopharyngeal aspirates (NPAs) from children with MPP. We also retrospectively compared the ...
Guth James C - - 2013
Extension of hemorrhage into the subarachnoid space in primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) has recently been associated with poor outcomes, although the mechanisms underlying that association are uncertain. The objectives of this study are to confirm the association between fever and poor outcomes after ICH, and to determine whether subarachnoid hemorrhage ...
Koubaa Makram M Department of Infectious Diseases, Hedi Chaker University Hospital, Sfax 3029, Tunisia. Electronic address: - - 2013
Brucellosis remains an important economic and public health problem in some parts of the world. The spine is the most common site of musculoskeletal involvement of brucellosis. Assess the clinical, laboratory, radiological findings, and outcomes of vertebral involvement in brucellosis. A retrospective study. Thirty-two patients with spinal brucellosis during a ...
Palabrica Frances Rose R FR Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Unit, Dr. Fe del Mundo Medical Center, Quezon City, Metro Manila 1100, - - 2013
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a biological product with adverse effects that appears to vary considerably among different IVIG preparations. To describe the adverse events of patients given intravenous immunoglobulin infusions. Data was collected on all patients receiving IVIG infusion at a tertiary hospital from January 2001 to December 2010. Descriptive ...
Netzer Giora - - 2013
Background: Acute lung injury (ALI) is characterized by inflammation, leukocyte activation, neutrophil recruitment, endothelial dysfunction and epithelial injury, which are all affected by fever. Fever is common in the intensive care unit, but the relationship between fever and outcomes in ALI has not yet been studied. We evaluated the association ...
Koseki Naoko N Department of Pediatrics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of the two inhaled neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs), zanamivir (ZN) and laninamivir octate (LO), for influenza A(H3N2) and B virus infections. A prospective, multicenter observational study was conducted from January to April in 2012. Outpatients aged 5-18 years who had a temperature of 37.5°C or higher ...
Longjam Goldie - - 2013
A 46 years old male presented with history of recurrent episodes of acute on chronic pancreatitis which was alcohol related for the past 2 years. Six months ago, he had developed jaundice and cholangitis due to distal common bile duct stricture for which a plastic stent followed by a biliary ...
Chu David I - - 2013
Objective: To compare the risks of fever from different lithotrites after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL). Materials and Methods: The Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society (CROES) PNL database is a prospective, multi-institutional, international PNL registry. Of 5,803 total patients, 4,968 received preoperative antibiotics, were supplied with complete information and included ...
Bro-Jeppesen John - - 2013
Post-cardiac arrest fever has been associated with adverse outcome before implementation of therapeutic hypothermia (TH), however the prognostic implications of post-hypothermia fever (PHF) in the era of modern post-resuscitation care including TH has not been thoroughly investigated. The aim of the study was to assess the prognostic implication of PHF ...
Gu Si-Ping - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical value of the PolyScope™ endoscope system in the treatment of upper urinary calculi with a diameter of <2 cm. A total of 86 patients hospitalized with upper urinary tract calculi were included. The patients were placed under general or spinal ...
Wierema Jasmijn - - 2013
A new national guideline for the management of febrile patients with severe neutropenia uses a risk stratification score to tailor treatment. To evaluate the implementation of this guideline in a metropolitan teaching hospital. A protocol was developed for implementation of the national guidelines for patients with febrile neutropenia (FN) or ...
Bostanci Vildan - - 2013
Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of periodontal status on oxidant-antioxidant status in patients with chronic periodontitis who experienced Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) and their response to nonsurgical periodontal therapy. Methods: Data were obtained from 13 FMF patients with generalized chronic periodontitis (FMF-CP), from 15 ...
Ahmed Shahid - - 2013
Objective: To describe the frequency and outcome of dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) cases and determine the association of clinical and laboratory parameters with haemorrhagic complications. Study Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Combined Military Hospital, Lahore, from August to November 2011. Methodology: Clinical profile and outcome of ...
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