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Assessment of frostbite injury typically relies on computed tomography, angiography, or nuclear medicine studies to detect perfusion deficits prior to thrombolytic therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of a novel imaging method, microangiography, in the assessment of severe frostbite injury.
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Name: Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association
When frostbite thaws, reperfusion injury has a crucial impact on tissue injury, and production of free radicals induces further tissue damage. This study examined whether extract of Ginkgo biloba 761 ...
Under ideal circumstances, severely frostbitten extremities are rapidly rewarmed and treated with thrombolytic therapy within 6-24 hours. In an "inner city," urban environment, most patients who suffe...
The Gymnastics Functional Measurement Tool (GFMT) is a series of 10 sport-specific tests that evaluates the physical fitness of female gymnasts. The standardized scoring system has been validated in a...
To evaluate the levels of metabolites and cytokines in the serum of patients with severe and non-severe idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI), and to identify biomarkers of DILI severity.
To characterize the clinical profile of patients dying from external causes (EC) following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The aim of the study is to evaluate the cortical excitability in the severe brain injured patients. We hypothesize that: 1. There is a continuous decrease in intracortical inhibition fr...
The study will enable the clinical applicability of the multiple-spectral-sonography for detection of severe brain injury in ICU patients. For this, the ACG diagnostic system (Sonovum AG, ...
The null hypothesis of no difference in CR% at 3 months between the arms will be tested against the alternative of a difference in CR% at an alpha level of .05 by assessing the odds ratio ...
Severe head injury is associated with airway compromise and poor respiratory effort. In Mulago Hospital intubation is the mainstay intervention and then patients are subjected to the wait ...
Using a prospective cohort of children admitted to the PICU, the investigators will determine HRV monitoring is feasible, if a decreased HRV in the 7 days following moderate or severe TBI ...
Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).
A physical injury caused by exposure of the body to extremely low ambient temperatures that may lead to loss of body parts, or in extreme cases, death. Examples of cold injury are FROSTBITE and CHILBLAINS.
Deliberate severe and repeated injury to one domestic partner by the other.
Damage to tissues as the result of low environmental temperatures.
A process whereby multiple RNA transcripts are generated from a single gene. Alternative splicing involves the splicing together of other possible sets of EXONS during the processing of some, but not all, transcripts of the gene. Thus a particular exon may be connected to any one of several alternative exons to form a mature RNA. The alternative forms of mature MESSENGER RNA produce PROTEIN ISOFORMS in which one part of the isoforms is common while the other parts are different.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...