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#VisualAbstract: New-onset atrial fibrillation following hospitalization for pneumonia associated with increased thromboembolic risk

Jun 29, 2022

1. New-onset atrial fibrillation following hospitalization for community acquired pneumonia was associated with higher subsequent thromboembolic risk. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) S...

The mortality predicting ability of chest X-ray severity scoring systems in Covid-19 pneumonia.

May 16, 2022

Although several chest X-ray (CXR) severity scoring systems are in use to assess Covid-19 pneumonia (CP), inhomogeneity has been observed among the assessment methodologies.To describe and validate se...

For Patients With Acute PJI Treated With Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention, What Factors Are Associated With Systemic Sepsis and Recurrent or Persistent Infection in Septic Patients?

Apr 18, 2022

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) can lead to a severe systemic inflammatory response and may result in systemic sepsis. However, little is known about how often systemic sepsis may occur in patien...

Temporal characteristics of aspiration pneumonia in elderly inpatients: From resumption of oral intake to onset.

Apr 18, 2022

Elderly inpatients who develop fevers after resumption of oral intake are often considered to have aspiration pneumonia (AP) and be tentatively fasted. Fasting has been associated with prolonged hospi...

Early volume loss of skeletal muscle after esophagectomy: a risk for late-onset postoperative pneumonia.

Apr 11, 2022

Late-onset postoperative pneumonia (LOPP) after esophagectomy is poorly understood. This study was designed to clarify the features and risk factors for this event. Patients who underwent esophagectom...

Development of the European Portuguese version of the oral health assessment tool: Content validity and reliability study in an elderly population.

Apr 11, 2022

Poor oral health is a risk factor for aspiration pneumonia (AP), especially in elderly patients at risk of oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD). In Portugal, available tools to screen oral problems in nursing...

An extensive computational study to identify potential inhibitors of Acyl-homoserine-lactone synthase from Acinetobacter baumannii (strain AYE).

Mar 28, 2022

A member of the ESKAPE family of pathogens, A. baumannii, is an opportunistic gram-negative multidrug-resistant bacterium. A. baumannii is a ubiquitous coccobacillus involved in various hospital-relat...

Chronic Dyspnea with Raynaud's Phenomenon and Elevated ANA: A Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis Sine Scleroderma.

Mar 14, 2022

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) should be considered in all patients initially diagnosed with idiopathic interstitial lung disease (ILD), even in the absence of classical scleroderma cutaneous features. Syst...

Scutellarin potentiates vancomycin against lethal pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus through dual inhibition of sortase A and caseinolytic peptidase P.

Mar 07, 2022

The strategy of targeting virulence factor has received great attention as it barely develops bacterial resistance. Sortase A (SrtA) and caseinolytic peptidase P (ClpP), as important virulence factors...

Drug-induced interstitial lung disease during cancer therapies: expert opinion on diagnosis and treatment.

Feb 28, 2022

Drug-induced interstitial lung disease (DIILD) is a form of interstitial lung disease resulting from exposure to drugs causing inflammation and possibly interstitial fibrosis. Antineoplastic drugs are...

Prevalence and significance of incidental findings on computed tomography pulmonary angiograms: A retrospective cohort study.

Feb 21, 2022

The purpose of this study was to analyze the prevalence and significance of incidental findings on computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) studies and to assess the diagnostic yield of CTPA i...

Characterization of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in the Integrated Development Region of the Federal District and Surrounding Areas (RIDE), Brazil, between 2017 and 2019.

Feb 14, 2022

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is an acute immune-mediated polyneuropathy that primarily affects the peripheral nerves. Following the Zika virus outbreak in LatinAmerica, all the Latin American and Br...

Phylogenetic analysis and antimicrobial susceptibility profile of uropathogens.

Jan 31, 2022

The uropathogens is the main cause of urinary tract infection (UTI). The aim of the study was to isolate bacteria from urine samples of UTI patients and find out the susceptibility of isolated bacteri...

Molecular Diagnosis of Pneumonia (Including Multiplex Panels).

Jan 03, 2022

Pneumonia is a common illness, accounting for a staggering amount of worldwide morbidity and mortality. The diagnosis of pneumonia is challenging given the variety of responsible pathogens. Diagnostic...

Safety and efficacy of once-daily risdiplam in type 2 and non-ambulant type 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SUNFISH part 2): a phase 3, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

Dec 27, 2021

Risdiplam is an oral small molecule approved for the treatment of patients with spinal muscular atrophy, with approval for use in patients with type 2 and type 3 spinal muscular atrophy granted on the...

[Design and Application of Intelligent Management System of Artificial Airway Airbag Pressure in Intensive Care].

Dec 06, 2021

In order to solve the problem of continuous monitoring and automatic regulation of patient airbag pressure in intensive care unit, the study designed an intelligent management system of artificial air...

Detecting Myositis as a Cause of Unexplained Dysphagia: Proposal of a Diagnostic Algorithm.

Dec 06, 2021

Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy (IIM) can present with dysphagia as leading or only symptom. In such cases, diagnostic evaluation may be difficult, especially if serological and electromyographical f...

Mind the Difference: Characterizing the Impact of Behavioral Health Disorders on Facial Trauma.

Nov 29, 2021

Patients with psychiatric diagnoses are at greater risk for traumatic injury than the general population. Current literature fails to characterize how premorbid behavioral health disorders (BHDs) comp...

In vitro synergistic effect of minocycline combined with antifungals against Cryptococcus neoformans.

Nov 22, 2021

Cryptococcus neoformans infections occur in immunocompromised patients, especially those with HIV infection, chemoradiotherapy after cancer, and organ transplantation. Infection can cause pneumonia an...

Prediction of Early (4-week) Mortality in Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Intensive Chemotherapy.

Nov 01, 2021

The progress with intensive chemotherapy and supportive care measures has improved survival in patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Given the recent development of effective low...