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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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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...

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...

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...

Developmental biology: Gene lets animals tell left from right

A gene defines left and right during embryonic development in snails and frogs.Animals generally look symmetrical, but internal organs are often positioned asymmetrically. To find out how embryos firs...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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