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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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CHEST: Low Rate of Pneumothorax With EM Navigation System (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Biopsy procedure using imaging and guidance tools gets to suspicious lesions

Your left hand knows what your right hand is doing

The saying goes that "your left hand doesn't know what your right hand is doing," but actually, your left hand is paying more attention than you'd think. Researchers at Tel-Aviv University found that ...

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 ...

Apical membrane expression of distinct sulfated glycans represents a novel marker of cholangiolocellular carcinoma

Long-term oncological outcomes of apical positive surgical margins at radical prostatectomy in the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital cohort

A girl with left wrist deformity

A 16 year old girl presented to the orthopaedic clinic with a deformed left wrist from birth. The girl had progressively increasing pain in the left wrist, and dorsiflexion was limited. On...

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...

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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...

The frequency and treatment of pneumothorax associated with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infection.

Characteristics of pneumothorax associated with nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infection are rarely reported, especially in terms of surgical treatments. Our objectives were to show the tendency a...

Use of an evidence-based algorithm for patients with traumatic hemothorax reduces need for additional interventions.

Concerted management of the traumatic hemothorax is ill-defined. Surgical management of specific hemothoraces may be beneficial. A comprehensive strategy to delineate appropriate patients for addition...

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...

Consider Autotransfusion in the Field.

Massive hemothorax is a life-threatening condition that can present as hemorrhagic shock, cardiogenic shock, or elements of both. It is described by the American College of Surgeons, in the 9th Editio...

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