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Qin Changhong - - 2010
A phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Rhododendron anthopogon revealed the presence of five known monoterpenes: ranhuadujuanine A (1), cannabiorcicyclolic acid (2), ranhuadujuanine B (3), ranhuadujuanine C (4) and ranhuadujuanine D (5). All compounds are firstly reported as natural products. The assignments of some 13C-signals of ranhuadujuanine A reported in ...
Carranza Noemí - - 2010
The objective of this study was to determine already reported cases of transmission/reception failure and interferences to evaluate the safety and security of the new mobile home telemedicine systems. The literature published in the last 10 years (1998-2009) has been reviewed, by searching in several databases. Searches on transmission effectiveness ...
Crowner Beth E - - 2010
The use of intramuscular injections of Botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT-A) is common in the treatment of hypertonicity and movement disorders. Although most side effects are mild, systemic effects, manifested by generalized weakness distant from the site of injection, have been reported. Previously reported occurrences are discussed, and 3 new cases ...
Hsiao Susan J SJ New York University School of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, - - 2010
Cerebrovascular disease appears to have implications on rheumatic diseases, including gout. Accumulating evidence suggests that hemiparesis exerts a protective effect against gout via the down-regulation of mechanical and neural modulators of inflammation in neurologically impaired extremities. We present 2 divergent cases of unilateral gout following cerebrovascular events. One patient with ...
Dimitri Nicola - - 2010
Priority review vouchers (PRVs) were introduced in 2007 by the US Congress as an incentive mechanism to spur pharmaceutical firms' R&D efforts for neglected diseases (NDs). A voucher, which a firm can obtain upon approval of a new treatment for NDs, entitles the holder to prioritize the FDA review for ...
Coolbrandt Annemarie - - 2011
The aim of this study was to examine how patients recall symptoms at a delayed self-report. Accurate insight into toxicity symptoms during chemotherapy is essential so that nurses and doctors can assess therapeutic tolerance and adjust supportive care accordingly. A non-experimental, longitudinal design was employed. Using the Therapy-Related Symptoms Checklist ...
Poetker David M - - 2010
Corticosteroids are widely used in otolaryngology to treat many disorders; however, the nature and extent of possible complications may not be completely understood. A comprehensive review of the physiology of systemic corticosteroids and literature discussing the known side effects associated with their use is presented. The pathophysiology and the clinical ...
Tsankov Nikolai - - 2011
Abstract The immunosuppressive properties of rifampicin have been discussed in the literature for more than 30 years. It is hypothesized that rifampicin acts as a mild immunosuppressive agent in psoriasis rather than an antibacterial one. We report our studies on the therapeutic efficacy of rifampicin in guttate psoriasis. We try ...
Sopko Michael A - - 2010
Clozapine is an important second-generation antipsychotic that is reserved for patients with refractory schizophrenia. Unfortunately, clozapine is also associated with a number of adverse effects, with agranulocytosis being one of the chief concerns. Interestingly, patients who receive clozapine treatment may occasionally experience elevations in their total white blood cell count ...
Athyros Vasilios G - - 2010
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD: Atorvastatin is the most widely used statin administered in a variety of settings, including primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events, in the elderly, in patients with chronic kidney disease and in diabetic patients. Therefore, the safety and tolerability of atorvastatin is of paramount importance. AREAS ...
Lisotto Carlo - - 2010
Hypnic headache (HH) is a primary headache disorder, which occurs exclusively during sleep and usually begins after 50 years of age. There are no controlled trials for the treatment of HH. We reviewed all the available papers, including 119 cases published in literature up to date, reporting the efficacy of ...
Robinson Geoffrey M - - 2010
AIM: To review cases of codeine dependency from over-the-counter (OTC) combination analgesics admitted to a hospital detoxification unit. METHOD: Case records of all admissions following an index case were reviewed over a 2-year period. RESULTS: There were 7 cases reporting chronic excess of Nurofen Plus, of which 6 had prior ...
Carroll Matthew B - - 2010
As a class, tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitors have provided clinicians significant control over chronic inflammatory diseases. With their widespread use has come the emergence of new side effects such as the reactivation of latent infections. One such infection that may reactivate is the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is ...
De Hert M - - 2011
Antipsychotics are the cornerstone in the management of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia. They are effective agents but also have a wide range of side effects. In the recent literature constipation as possible side effect has received little attention. A review of the literature concerning constipation associated with antipsychotics was performed. ...
Blackford Martha G - - 2010
Datura stramonium (DS) (jimsonweed) is well known for its abuse potential for hallucinogenic effects and Datura inoxia (DI) (moonflower) has been abused for similar effects. To our knowledge, only one case report describes rhabdomyolysis in association with DS or DI ingestion. Patient hospital charts were retrospectively screened from January 1, ...
Esper Christine D - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine lingual protrusion dystonia (LPD); its frequency, etiology and response to botulinum toxin therapy. Previous literature suggests that LPD is more frequently the result of heredodegenerative disease and that the use of botulinum toxin therapy in LPD is associated with significant adverse effects. ...
Livadas Sarantis - - 2010
Hyperthyroidism is a common endocrine disorder affecting 2% of females and 0.5% of males worldwide and antithyroid drugs constitute the first line of treatment in the majority of cases. These agents may cause severe adverse effects and among them liver failure, although rare, is a potential lethal one. This case ...
Khedmat Hossein - - 2010
Ramadan fasting is one of the most appreciated Islamic rituals in Islamic culture. Although non-healthy as well as weak people are allowed not to fast in this month, some transplant recipient patients are willing to fast but are concerned about adverse effects on their health. Due to answering this question, ...
Hsieh Cheng-Yang - - 2010
Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) is an emergent and difficult neurologic problem that is not uncommon in clinical practice. In this report, we describe a 23-year-old man whose RSE was refractory to standard antiepileptic drugs and barbiturates; it was successfully terminated only with intravenous ketamine. In this report, we evaluated and ...
Botchu Rajesh - - 2010
USG is a cost-effective and dynamic way to interrogate superficial lumps and bumps. We present a pictorial review of the USG findings in various "lumps and bumps" of the foot and ankle.
Kiriakidis Stavros P - - 2010
The present article is a review of the literature of cyberbullying. Main findings are summarized regarding issues of definition of cyberbullying, differences, and similarities with traditional bullying; its extent; the forms of cyberbullying; the characteristics of cyberbullies and cybervictims; the effects of cyberbullying on the psychosocial development of youth; age ...
Gorustovich Alejandro A - - 2010
The incorporation of bioactive glass into bone tissue-engineered scaffolds can be widely beneficial based on emerging evidence in the literature about the angiogenic potential of this material, particularly 45S5 Bioglass((R)). This article reviews the literature discussing in vitro studies which have demonstrated that increases in angiogenic indicators have been achieved ...
Magdaleno Fernando - - 2010
Stabilization splints are frequently used for the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and bruxism, despite the fact that little is known about their mechanism of action or the precise conditions under which they can be recommended. Moreover, information about their possible adverse effects, which in the majority of cases include ...
Vandenbossche Joris - - 2010
Loperamide is a peripherally acting mu opioid receptor agonist and an avid substrate for P-glycoprotein. This may give rise to drug-drug interactions and increased risk for central adverse effects. The objective of this study was to re-evaluate the predictability of non-clinical data using loperamide as a probe P-glycoprotein substrate. We ...
Praharaj Samir Kumar - - 2010
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) are occasionally associated with sensory symptoms, which are one of the less recognized adverse effects. A PUBMED search supplemented with manual search was made to review the relevant literature. Anesthesia, paresthesia, and mastalgia have been reported to occur with this group of medications. The possible pathophysiology ...
Rodríguez Normidaris - - 2010
Retrograde intubation is currently part of the Difficult Airway Algorithm of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and as such, every anesthesiologist should be competent in this procedure. Nevertheless, when performing it, one must be aware that it is not exempt of complications. We review the case of a patient who, ...
Palma Jose-Alberto - - 2010
Neurological disturbances due to lithium-carbamazepine combination therapy are infrequent, and only a few cases have been reported so far. We describe a most unusual case of a patient with a history of bipolar disorder who developed ataxic gait, imbalance, and intention tremor after lithium-and-carbamazepine combination treatment with therapeutic serum levels ...
Simoens Steven - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Primary immunodeficiency disorders are associated with increased patient susceptibility to recurrent infections. Since the 1950s, immunoglobulin products have been administered to treat infections in primary immunodeficiency, and patients often require lifelong therapy. The aim of this study is to carry out a literature review of a ready-to-use 10% liquid ...
Valle Laia Gu?rdia - - 2010
We present the first report of Harpellales (Kickxellomycotina) from Hispaniola. The Dominican Republic was surveyed, and members of the ecological group trichomycetes were encountered in the gut of their arthropod hosts. Among Harpellales we describe a new species, Smittium caribense, and report the presence of seven previously known species that ...
Grotenhermen F - - 2010
To investigate the hypothesis that cases of arteritis similar to thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) and associated with the use of cannabis were caused by cannabis or THC (dronabinol), or that cannabis use is a co-factor of TAO. A systematic review on case reports and the literature on so-called cannabis arteritis, TAO, ...
Lin James S - - 2010
Hyperlipidemia is prevalent and is highly associated with coronary heart disease. Some patients are reluctant or opt not to take lipid-lowering prescription medications for fear of adverse drug reactions. There are currently few well-designed randomized controlled trials showing the possibility of reducing cholesterol using red yeast rice. Meanwhile, adverse effects ...
Rogers Carol - - 2010
Several meditative movement interventions have been designed for older adults in the community setting. Previous reviews have reported on the objective efficacy of interventions, but little has been reported on the effectiveness of such interventions. The purpose of this review is to report the perceived psychosocial benefits and health outcomes ...
Liao L-M - - 2010
This review investigates the quality and content of published reports relating to labial surgery for well women. Electronic databases were searched for relevant articles between 1950 and April 2009. Forty articles were identified, 18 of which included patient data. The specification of the study design was unavailable in 15 of ...
Syed Zain - - 2010
Aquagenic wrinkling of the palms (AWP) is a condition that results in pain and edema of the hands after exposure to water. We describe a 32-year-old woman who presented with a several-year history of AWP. She was unable to tolerate a 20 percent aluminum chloride solution because of irritation, but ...
Morishita Takashi - - 2010
Dystonic tremor, which may present with many different clinical presentations (rhythmic oscillations, abnormal posture, pain, and/or a null point) has proven to be a challenge for the clinician to effectively treat. Although recent studies have demonstrated excellent outcomes in select cases following deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the internal globus ...
Han Kun - - 2010
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma is a rare soft tissue sarcoma. Surgery is the cornerstone of the management of this tumour. The response rate to chemotherapy has been very poor; with the exception of one reported case which showed promising results, overall results are disappointing because no significant radiologic or clinical responses ...
Bocciardi Renata - - 2010
Thiazolidinediones (TZDs), among which Rosiglitazone, are known agonists of the peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) commonly used for treatment of hyperglycemia. A recently published article describing a case report on a patient affected by Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) treated with Rosiglitazone has prompted interest for careful analysis of the rational basis ...
Nassar D - - 2010
Long-acting steroids (LAS) are widely used to treat various inflammatory diseases and allergies. They have many adverse effects including the inhibition of the hypothalamopituitary axis that can last several months. LAS are also strong immunosuppressors and can result in severe opportunistic infections and immunodeficiency-related malignancies. However, the time needed for ...
B?ttner Andreas - - 2010
Side effects of anabolic steroids with relevance in forensic medicine are mainly due to life-threatening health risks with potential fatal outcome and cases of uncertain limitations of criminal liability after steroid administration. Both problems are typically associated with long-term abuse and excessive overdose of anabolic steroids. Side effects may be ...
Humphrey Shannon - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Elastosis perforans serpiginosa (EPS) is a rare skin disease in which abnormal elastic tissue fibers, other connective tissue elements, and cellular debris are expelled from the papillary dermis via transepithelial elimination. It is characterized by an eruption of small grouped hyperkeratotic papules in a serpiginous arrangement. This condition presents ...
Giunta Giovanni - - 2010
Capecitabine is an orally active prodrug of fluorouracil and is extensively used as an antineoplastic agent. It is converted to 5-Fluorouracil in the liver and tumor tissues. Warfarin is an anticoagulant agent for preventing and treating venous and arterial thrombosis and embolism and is metabolized by cytochrome P450 isoenzymes in ...
Wiegand Annette - - 2010
The present review summarises the effects of titanium tetrafluoride (TiF(4)) on the development and progression of carious and erosive lesions. The mode of action of TiF(4) is due to the formation of an acid-stable surface layer, which provides mechanical protection to the surface, and to an increased fluoride uptake, which ...
Sadashivaiah Anitha B - - 2010
Fillers are commonly used in several aesthetic indications. Though considered safe, several side effects have been reported. The role of biofilms in the causation of some of these side effects has been elucidated only recently and this article presents a short review of the subject.
McClelland Collin M - - 2010
Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec((R))) is a well-established pharmacologic treatment for all phases of chronic myeloid leukemia and for advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). Edema-related side effects are relatively common in imatinib therapy with the periocular skin representing one of the most common sites for localized edema. While the adverse effect of ...
Brinks Aaltien - - 2010
To estimate the occurrence and type of adverse effects after application of an extra-articular (soft tissue) corticosteroid injection. A systematic review of the literature was made based on a PubMed and Embase search covering the period 1956 to January 2010. Case reports were included, as were prospective and retrospective studies ...
Ramberg Jane E - - 2010
A large body of literature suggests that certain polysaccharides affect immune system function. Much of this literature, however, consists of in vitro studies or studies in which polysaccharides were injected. Their immunologic effects following oral administration is less clear. The purpose of this systematic review was to consolidate and evaluate ...
Amir I - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: We describe a case of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo which occurred after use of a whole-body vibration training plate. METHOD: Case report and literature review concerning the secondary causes of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and the physiological effects of whole-body vibration training plates. RESULTS: A 44-year-old woman was referred ...
Stenner Markus - - 2009
Little is known about the effects of intravenous abuse of cocaine, especially on the inner ear. We report on a 26-year-old man who presented to our outpatient department with a sudden severe hearing loss after intravenous injection of cocaine. The audiogram on admission showed symmetric air conduction levels up to ...
Edmonds Carl - - 2009
A case of presumed scuba divers' pulmonary oedema (SDPE) is presented. The symptomatology and clinical progress is typical and it illustrates some of the aetiological factors incriminated in this disease, as well as measures taken to avoid the disorder. Such factors include the effects of immersion, negative-pressure inspiration induced by ...
Peterson Cynthia - - 2011
This review article classifies the various adverse reactions arising from intra-articular injections by severity, diagnostic category, and whether they are due to corticosteroid, local anesthetic or viscosupplementation injections. Life-threatening and serious adverse events from intra-articular injections are rare and range from local complications to systemic afflictions. Measures to reduce the ...
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