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An empirical review of treatment and rehabilitation approaches used in the acute, sub-acute, and chronic phases of recovery following sports-related concussion.

Several treatment and rehabilitation approaches for sport-related concussion have been mentioned in recent consensus and position statements. These options range from the more conservative behavioral ...

Anticoagulating the subsegmental pulmonary embolism in cancer patients: a survey amongst different medical specialties.

The clinical significance of isolated subsegmental pulmonary embolism (SSPE) remains an area of controversy. In cancer patients, venous thromboembolism (VTE) is common and is a major cause of morbidit...

IDIOPATHIC MULTIFOCAL CHOROIDITIS/PUNCTATE INNER CHOROIDOPATHY WITH ACUTE PHOTORECEPTOR LOSS OR DYSFUNCTION OUT OF PROPORTION TO CLINICALLY VISIBLE LESIONS.

To report acute/subacute vision loss and paracentral scotomata in patients with idiopathic multifocal choroiditis/punctate inner choroidopathy due to large zones of acute photoreceptor attenuation sur...

Endoscopic Burr Hole Surgery with a Curettage and Suction Technique to Treat Traumatic Subacute Subdural Hematomas.

Background Traumatic subacute subdural hematomas can usually be evacuated via craniotomy under general anesthesia. We report a traumatic subacute subdural hematoma in an elderly patient that was eva...

Active dry Saccharomyces cerevisiae can alleviate the effect of subacute ruminal acidosis in lactating dairy cows.

The objective of the study was to determine the effect of active dry Saccharomyces cerevisiae (ADSC) supplementation on dry matter intake, milk yield, milk components, ruminal pH, and microbial commun...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis of Symptomatic Acute and Subacute Deep Vein Thrombosis with a Rotational Thrombectomy Device.

To retrospectively evaluate the efficacy and safety of pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (PMT) with the use of a rotational thrombectomy device for symptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

Renal Pathology: SY23-2 HYPOCOMPLEMENTEMIC URTICARIAL VASCULITIS SYNDROME - A CASE REPORT.

Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis syndrome (HUVS) is a rare immune-complex small vessel systemic vasculitis involving kidney in about 50% of patients. Characteristic clinical features are recur...

Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology: SY21-2 PERINATAL LIVER PATHOLOGY.

The pathologist may encounter perinatal liver disease at autopsy, when examining a stillbirth or neonatal death, or on liver biopsy to investigate the cause of neonatal jaundice or liver failure. This...

Hepatobiliary/Pancreas Pathology: SY11-2 RECENT PROGRESS IN BILIARY TRACT PATHOLOGY AND CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA.

The biliary tract and pancreas develop from the foregut at almost same time, and the morphology of the biliary tract and pancreatic ducts share several features. In addition, there are peribiliary gla...

Hepatobiliary/Pancreas Pathology: SY11-2 CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA WITH RESPECT TO IGG4 REACTION.

IgG4-related diseases including IgG4-related sclerosing cholangitis are characterized by the increased level of serum IgG4 and the marked infiltration of IgG4+ plasma cells in affected organs. However...

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Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2014-08-30. This 44-page report is a...

California Hospital Medical Center Opens Only Hospital-Based Adult Subacute Unit in Downtown L.A.

California Hospital Medical Center has opened the only hospital-based adult Subacute Unit in downtown Los Angeles and now offers subacute care services for transfer patients from ...

Innovative Technology of Recently Launched Span-America Encore™ Bed Designed to Improve Outcomes for High Need Long Term Care Residents

Encore bed features which address heightened concerns for better pressure management and resident safety also improve caregiver ergonomics Greenville, SC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Changes in care de...

Innovative Technology of Recently Launched Span-America Encore(TM) Bed Designed to Improve Outcomes for High Need Long Term Care Residents

Encore bed features which address heightened concerns for better pressure management and resident safety also improve caregiver ergonomics Greenville, SC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Changes in care de...

Biotie: Selincro enters the market in France

BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.            STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE      19 September 2014   at 11.30 a.m. Biotie: Selincro enters the market in France Biotie today announced that ...

Subacute idiopathic retinal vasculitis, aneurysms and neuroretinitis (IRVAN) in a child and review of paediatric cases of IRVAN revealing preserved capillary perfusion as a more common feature

Subacute idiopathic retinal vasculitis, aneurysms and neuroretinitis (IRVAN) in a child and review of paediatric cases of IRVAN revealing preserved capillary perfusion as a more common feature Eye a...

Gilead drug fails in pancreatic cancer

A novel cancer treatment from Gilead has failed in phase 2 trials in advanced pancreatic cancer.The drug simtuzumab, is an investigational inhibitor of lysyl oxidase-like-2 (LOXL2), and was being stud...

Gilead Announces Data From Phase 2 Study of Simtuzumab for Previously Untreated Pancreatic Cancer

-- Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress in Madrid -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced results from a Phase 2 study ...

Spinal manipulation helps relieve back-related leg pain

(HealthDay)—Adding spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to home exercise and advice (HEA) may improve short-term outcomes in patients with subacute and chronic back-related leg pain (BRLP), according t...

PatientCrossroads Launches New Patient Registries

The new rare-disease registries arose from the NIH Global Rare Diseases Registry (GRDR) pilot program San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 PatientCrossroads announces the launch of five new p...

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Albert Einstein Healthcare Network

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network is a 1,200 bed integrated delivery network with nearly 7,400 employees serving the communities of North Philadelphia and Montgomery County, PA. ...

Clinical Trials [79 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Pilot Study of Xifaxan to Treat Patients With PSC

In the current protocol, we propose the assessment of potential beneficial effects of the antibiotic Xifaxan on liver biochemistries, liver related symptoms and Mayo risk score in 15 adult...

Effects and Mechanisms of Treatment Intensity of Mirror Therapy in Patients With Subacute Stroke

The purpose of this study will evaluate the long-term benefits, optimal dose and mechanisms of mirror therapy and its effects on physiological markers.

PEG-Glucocerebrosidase for the Treatment of Gaucher Disease

Gaucher disease is a lysosomal storage disease resulting from glucocerebroside accumulation in macrophages due to a genetic deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. It may occur in pa...

Evaluation of Treated and Untreated Stroke

This project will investigate the evolution of treated and untreated stroke in patients recruited from the collaborative brain stroke program between NINDS, CC, and Suburban Hospital. The...

Pilot Study of Budesonide for Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the safety and effectiveness of budesonide in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis or primary biliary cirrhosis experiencing a suboptimal response to ursode...

Evaluation of Subacute Rehabilitative Care

Prior rehabilitation outcome studies had many weaknesses. They had: a) evaluated rehabilitation effects only in isolated subgroups, b) focused on functional ability rather than on quality ...

Trial of High-dose Urso in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

This is a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of high dose ursodiol versus placebo for patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). The average duration of follow-up will be ...

Feasibility Study of Photopheresis Post Angioplasty

The primary objective of the study is to evaluate the difference in 6-month restenosis rates in coronary artery lesions treated by photopheresis in addition to angioplasty with stent place...

Probiotics in Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

PSC is a progressive liver disease without effective medical treatment. There is often co-existent ulcerative colitis. Probiotics (bacterial food supplements) have been shown to benefit pa...

Below Study - Balloonangioplasty or Stents With ReoPro for Prevention of Subacute Reocclusion in Arteries Below the Knee

The Below-Study is a randomized, prospective mono-centre trial on the efficacy and safety the adjunctive use of a GP IIb/IIIa antagonist for prevention of early reocclusion in arterial bel...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A defective variant of MEASLES VIRUS that has been isolated from the brain tissue of patients with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.

A rare, slowly progressive encephalitis caused by chronic infection with the MEASLES VIRUS. The condition occurs primarily in children and young adults, approximately 2-8 years after the initial infection. A gradual decline in intellectual abilities and behavioral alterations are followed by progressive MYOCLONUS; MUSCLE SPASTICITY; SEIZURES; DEMENTIA; autonomic dysfunction; and ATAXIA. DEATH usually occurs 1-3 years after disease onset. Pathologic features include perivascular cuffing, eosinophilic cytoplasmic inclusions, neurophagia, and fibrous gliosis. It is caused by the SSPE virus, which is a defective variant of MEASLES VIRUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp767-8)

Diseases of viral origin, characterized by incubation periods of months to years, insidious onset of clinical manifestations, and protracted clinical course. Though the disease process is protracted, viral multiplication may not be unusually slow. Conventional viruses produce slow virus diseases such as SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY, PROGRESSIVE MULTIFOCAL), and AIDS. Diseases produced by unconventional agents were originally considered part of this group. They are now called PRION DISEASES.

ENDOCARDIUM infection that is usually caused by STREPTOCOCCUS. Subacute infective endocarditis evolves over weeks and months with modest toxicity and rare metastatic infection.

The sodium salts of the fatty acids in cod liver oil; an irritant and sclerosing agent used to treat varicose veins and arthritic joints.

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