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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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Deep sulcus sign in chest trauma

A polytrauma patient had a left sided chest drain to treat a pneumothorax. During computing tomography performed the next day he became acutely unwell. The scan shows a large left pneumothorax with......

Lifesaving device for pneumothorax cuts chest-tube insertion time to seconds

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) A recent wave of stabbing attacks that left dozens of Israeli civilians dead or wounded showed the need for an alternative solution for treating pneumothorax, a me...

Prehospital Evaluation of Effusion, Pneumothorax, Standstill

Could EMTs and paramedics accurately recognize pericardial effusion, pneumothorax, and cardiac standstill using ultrasound in the field? Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency ...

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 (...

New device shortens chest-tube insertion to seconds, follows wave of stabbing attacks

Pneumothorax is a medical emergency: the collection of air in the pleural space separating the lung from the chest wall, causing it to collapse and resulting in suffocation. Pneumothorax is caused by ...

New device shortens chest-tube insertion from minutes to seconds

Pneumothorax is a medical emergency: the collection of air in the pleural space separating the lung from the chest wall, causing it to collapse and resulting in suffocation. Pneumothorax is caused by ...

[Clinical Picture] Embolic central retinal artery occlusion after subcutaneous auricular steroid injection

A healthy 12-year-old boy had a subcutaneous triamcinolone acetonide steroid injection at the site of a keloid on his left earlobe in November, 2008, at a plastic surgery clinic. Within 5 min, he deve...

[Case Report] Acute myelitis due to Zika virus infection

In January, 2016, a 15-year-old girl with a history only of an ovarian cyst was admitted to hospital in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, with left hemiparesis. 7 days previously she had presented to the e...

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Not just a simple pneumothorax.

Spontaneous rupture of the esophagus, or Boerhaave's syndrome, is a rare and potentially life-threatening condition that remains a diagnostic challenge. Boerhavve's syndrome carries a high mortality a...

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...

Apex-to-Cupola Distance Following VATS Predicts Recurrence in Patients With Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax.

Our study sought to determine whether the size of the residual apical pleural space in young patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) following video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is asso...

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...

Electrocardiographic evolution in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who develop a left ventricular apical aneurysm.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patients with apical aneurysm have a largely unfavourable clinical course, and are often unrecognised because echocardiography is limited in the assessment of the lef...

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