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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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Spontaneous Pneumothorax and air travel in BHD Syndrome

Previous studies show that BHD syndrome causes spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) in 24-38% of patients, with a recurrence rate of up to 75% (Toro et al., 2007; Toro et al., 2008; Houweling et al., 2011). ...

Imaging-Guided Prostate Biopsies Miss Apical Cancer Lesions

Both magnetic-resonance- (MR) and transrectal-ultrasound-guided (TRUS) prostate biopsies often miss apical cancer lesions, according to new research. Reuters Health Information

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 ...

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

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

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

Make the Diagnosis: Cryptic Grip

(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 23-year-old presents with a spontaneous pneumothorax, but additional examination reveals a distinctive thumb sign, as well as scoliosis. What is your diagnosis?

Hundreds of thousands of patients left with no GP on evenings and weekends – of thousands of patients left with no GP on evenings and of thousands of patients have been left without a GP on weekends and evenings due to inadequa...

Europeans left disastrous DNA mark on indigenous Americans

Of the many devastations Europeans wreaked upon the indigenous people of the “New World,” dis

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Gas tamponade following intraoperative pneumothorax on a single lung: A case study.

Intraoperative pneumothorax is a rare complication with a high risk of cardiorespiratory arrest by gas tamponade especially on a single lung. We report the case of a female patient aged 53 years who b...

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...

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...

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...

Takotsubo Syndrome After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation During Emergency Cesarean Delivery.

Takotsubo syndrome is a rare, stress-related, and reversible form of acute heart failure primarily affecting postmenopausal women. It is characterized by left ventricular dysfunction with a classic ap...

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