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Ventricular rate control

Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

Spleen Disorders

Located under your left lung, beneath the diaphragm, the spleen has two functions; lymphocyte production (which takes place in the white pulp) and filtration of the blood by phagocytes to remove mic...

Tricuspid Regurgitation

Tricuspid regurgitation (tricuspid incompetence, tricuspid insufficiency) is leakage of blood backward through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts.Tricuspid regurgitation is ...

Ventricular aneurysm

Ventricular aneurysms are usually aftereffects of myocardial infarctions. When the heart muscle (cardiac muscle) partially dies during a heart attack, a layer of muscle may survive, and being severe...

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Iatrogenic Pneumothorax More Common at Teaching Hospitals

The incidence of iatrogenic pneumothorax has been higher at teaching hospitals than at nonteaching hospitals every year since 2000, according to data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (...

A somitic contribution to the apical ectodermal ridge is essential for fin formation

The transition from fins to limbs was an important terrestrial adaptation, but how this crucial evolutionary shift arose developmentally is unknown. Current models focus on the distinct roles of the a...

Sociologists examine shift from 'No Child Left Behind' to 'Children Left Behind'

Sociologists look back to 2007 to understand how the No Child Left Behind Act acquired an alternative meaning: "NCLB means children left behind."

The trials and tribulations of being left-handed

As 13 August is recognised worldwide as International Left-Handers Day, there has been an increased focus over the past week on the biological and genetic causes of left-handedness in humans, as well ...

Crosstalk between left and right brain is key to language development

Proper communication between the left and right sides of the brain is critical for the development of advanced language skills, according to new research by UC San Francisco scientists. In most people...

Is the left really more anti-GMO or just more willing to regulate?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Much has been written about whether aversion to biotechnology and GMOs has ideological dimens...

Young woman experiences gradual vision loss

A 21-year-old African-American woman presented to our hospital with a gradual decline in vision in both eyes over the past 2.5 years. She had been lost to all medical and ophthalmic care during this p...

A 51-year-old man with left arm pain following trauma

A 51-year-old male pedestrian presented to a level 1 trauma center after being struck on the left side by a motor vehicle. He was hemodynamically stable on presentation. Advanced trauma life support p...

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Percutaneous CT-Guided Ablation in the Hepatic Dome: Artificially Induced Pneumothorax for Safe Transpleural Access.

Ablative therapies have become a great alternative to surgical treatment of hepatic nodules. Some technical difficulties may negatively influence the effectiveness of this therapy, such as lesions loc...

Clinical Profile and Prognosis of Left Ventricular Apical Aneurysm in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with left ventricular apical aneurysm is a unique entity with diverse manifestations and varied prognoses among races. This study evaluated the prevalence, clinical charact...

Missed diagnosis of atresia of the right pulmonary artery in woman with left-sided pneumothorax.

Isolated pulmonary atresia is an uncommon condition, which can go undiagnosed for a long time in asymptomatic patients. Sometimes, diagnosis can be made at pregnancy due to respiratory symptoms. There...

Diagnostic accuracy of oblique chest radiograph for occult pneumothorax: comparison with ultrasonography.

An occult pneumothorax is a pneumothorax that is not seen on a supine chest X-ray but is detected by computed tomography scanning. However, critical patients are difficult to transport to the computed...

Large pneumothorax in blunt chest trauma: Is a chest drain always necessary in stable patients? A case report.

Pneumothorax is the most common potentially life-threatening blunt chest injury. The management of pneumothorax depends upon the etiology, its size and hemodynamic stability of the patient. Most clini...

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