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Descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) is a severe potentially fatal disease of the mediastinum which spreads downwards from oropharyngeal region. Mortality varies from 11 to 40%. There is agreement on the importance of early diagnosis, aggressive surgical treatment and the need for a multidisciplinary approach.
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Name: Neuro endocrinology letters
Descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) due to blunt trauma is very rare form of mediastinitis that can rapidly progress to septicemia and multi organ failure, in spite of optimal surgical manageme...
To identify the clinical predictors of descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) secondary to deep neck infections (DNIs) before treatment.
To explore the clinical manifestation and treatment strategy for descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM). A total of 27 cases diagnosed as DNM from January 2010 to August 2018 in the First People'...
Mediastinitis is a well-known complication of open-heart surgery. Strictly anaerobic bacteria are rarely found in this condition, unlike in descending mediastinitis. We report the case of a mediastini...
Necrotizing Sweet syndrome is a recently described entity that can pose significant challenges for management. Although necrotizing fasciitis can be rapidly fatal in the absence of prompt surgical man...
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A prospective case series of 200 patients who have been treated with Bone Marrow Concentrate using anterior approach through posterior oropharynx for treating alar, accessory, and transver...
Cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation (ECC) yields a deep immune system dysfunction that exposes patients to postoperative infectious complications. Among these, post-operative m...
Management control systems for structuring health care delivery strategies around case types, as in DRGs, or specific clinical services.
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