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Abstract Introduction Baroreceptor damage and hypersensitivity can produce labile autonomic blood pressure control. Neck irradiation for malignancy is a well-known but under-recognised cause of baroreceptor failure. Case presentation We describe a dramatic delayed complication of neck irradiation treatment. Our patient developed recurrent unexplained hypotension and pulseless electrical activity cardiac arrest upon connection to intermittent haemodialysis, which he had previously tolerated uneve...
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#1Leila Alizadeh (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)
#2Zahra Mostafavi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)
Last.Masoud Nouri-Vaskeh (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Introduction Non-alcoholic Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is a life-threatening condition, which is caused due to thiamine deficiency. We reported a case of non-alcoholic WE following gastrojejunostomy. Case presentation A 31-year-old woman was admitted to our tertiary care center complaining about intractable nausea and vomiting following her gastrojejunostomy. She had undergone gastrojejunostomy because of gastric outlet obstruction after a suicide attempt with scale-remover. Two weeks ...
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#1Kazanasmaz Halil (Harran University)
#2Kazanasmaz Ozlem (Harran University)
Last.Calik Mustafa (Harran University)
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Abstract Objectives Poisoning occurring in childhood still continues to be an important public health issue. The aim of the study is to socio-demographically and clinically examine poisoning cases consulted to emergency department. Methods The findings of 121 patients between the ages of 1 month and 17 years consulting to the pediatric emergency department with the suspicion of poisoning were examined retrospectively in the study. Results The mean age of the patients was 6.60 ± 5.70 (min-max: 0–...
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Abstract Objective To assess appropriateness of end-of-life treatments provided to actively dying patients attending the emergency department of a primary care hospital. Methods Retrospective cohort study of patients who died in the emergency department of a French primary care hospital between January 2014 and January 2017. The deceased were identified through the admissions register. Then, electronic medical records were screened for bio-demographic data, data relative to decisions to withhold...
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#1Javad Seyedhosseini (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 3
#2Mehrad Aghili (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
Last.Farzaneh Shirani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Background Measurement of optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) by means of ocular ultrasound (US), can diagnose elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). Stroke accompanied by elevated ICP might have a worse prognosis. Objective To determine the relationship of ONSD in ocular US with prognosis in acute stroke in the emergency department (ED). Methods Patients with acute presentations of stroke, presenting to the ED in 2017 (during six months), were enrolled in our study. US exam was performed...
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#1Gökhan Aksel (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)H-Index: 1
#2Mehmet Muzaffer İslam (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
Last.Bilge Kağan Sektioğlu (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
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#1İdris Avci (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
#2Ozan Başkurt (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
Last.Mehmet Volkan Aydin (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
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Abstract Introduction We present a rare case of traumatic pneumorrhachis with the combination of hemothorax which resolved rapidly after insertion of a chest tube. Case presentation A 55 year old male was admitted to our emergency department after falling from a ladder. His general condition was well, GCS was 15 with no motor deficits. On his spinal CT a fracture on multiple ribs leading to right sided hemothorax was observed with air in the T6-T8 spinal canal. A chest tube was placed and as he ...
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#1Emin Uysal (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)H-Index: 2
#2Nagihan Alkan (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
Last.Betul Cam (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)
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Abstract Introduction Air embolism is a very rare condition which occurs when air or gas enter into the vascular system in either the venous or arterial route. It can occur following a variety of circumstances ranging from invasive procedures to either blunt or penetrating trauma conditions. Case presentation We present a case of a 39-year-old male who had an air embolism in the pulmonary artery as a consequence of the injection of a contrast agent. He had dyspnea and chest pain following a cont...
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#1Ayse Elif Aliustaoglu Bayar (Dokuz Eylül University)
#2Ersin Aksay (Dokuz Eylül University)H-Index: 13
Last.Nese Colak Oray (Dokuz Eylül University)H-Index: 4
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Abstract Background Studies on prognostic indicators in patients with acute kidney injury are limited. This study investigated 1-week mortality, laboratory and clinical parameters according to the lactate levels in patients with acute kidney injury. Methods In this cross-sectional study, we compared the lactate levels on admission and follow-up in emergency department with vital findings, laboratory parameters, and 1-week mortality. Results Data of 3375 patients examined; 2681 patients excluded ...
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#1Gökhan Aksel (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)H-Index: 1
#2Şeref Kerem Çorbacıoğlu (UHSA: University of Health Sciences Antigua)H-Index: 3
Last.Can Özen (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 1
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Abstract In high altitudes, usually above 2500 m, travelers are faced with decreased partial pressure of oxygen along with decreased barometric pressure. High-altitude illness, a syndrome of acute mountain sickness, high-altitude cerebral edema and high-altitude pulmonary edema, occurs due to the hypobaric hypoxia when there is inadequate acclimatization. This review provides detailed information about pathophysiology, clinical features, prevention and treatment strategies for high-altitude illn...
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