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Posterior Circulation Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score (pc-ASPECT) for the Evaluation of Cerebellar Infarcts.

Jan 24, 2022

Patients with cerebellar ischemic stroke may be misdiagnosed and may exhibit a delayed time to acute stroke treatment compared with patients with anterior circulation ischemic stroke. The posterior ci...

Major Neurological Deficit Following Neck Hyperextension During Dental Treatment: Report of 2 Cases and Review of the Literature.

Jan 24, 2022

Medical literature has long reported the disastrous effects of neck hyperextension on posterior cerebral circulation. Hairdresser-related ischemic cerebrovascular event, also called beauty parlor synd...

Analysis of stroke care among 2019-2020 national emergency medical services information system encounters.

Jan 10, 2022

Emergency Medicine Service (EMS) providers play a pivotal role in early identification and initiation of treatment for stroke. The objective of this study is to characterize nationwide EMS practices f...

Risks of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease in China: A Retrospective Multicenter Cohort Study.

Jan 03, 2022

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a complex chronic disorder characterized by systemic inflammation, which may cause abnormal state of coagulation, resulting in cardiac events. This study aimed to i...

Gene polymorphism in tissue epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) influences clinical and histological vulnerability of carotid plaques.

Dec 27, 2021

Different models have been proposed for the prediction of the risk/benefit ratio of surgery in patients with carotid atheromasic disease, mainly based on clinical patients' characteristics and risk fa...

The deleterious effect of crossfostering in rat pups on hypoxic-ischemic injury tolerance and hypothermic neuroprotection.

Dec 20, 2021

We study the effect of hypothermia (HT) following hypoxic-ischemic (HI) brain injury in postnatal day 7 (P7) rats. In 2015, new European Union animal transport regulations prompted a change in practic...

Predictors of Delayed Graft Function in Renal Transplantation.

Dec 20, 2021

This study aimed to analyze our data on delayed graft function (DGF) and to identify associated factors.This is a retrospective case-control study of all patients transplanted in our center over a per...

Electrocardiographic predictors of atrial fibrillation in patients with cryptogenic stroke.

Dec 06, 2021

Empiric anticoagulation is not routinely indicated in patients with cryptogenic stroke without documentation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Therefore, identification of patients at increased risk of AF ...

[Comparative study of CT relative enhancement value and subjective visual evaluation for intestinal ischemia in patients with closed loop obstruction].

Nov 15, 2021

To compare and evaluate the diagnostic performance of visual evaluation and CT maximal density relative enhancement value in the diagnosis of intestinal ischemia complication in patients with closed ...

Benefits and safety of transdermal glyceryl trinitrate in acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials.

Nov 08, 2021

Transdermal glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) has potential beneficial properties in acute stroke including intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and possible clinical benefits suggested in ultra-early stroke (≤ 6...

The neuropathological findings of developmental and epileptic encephalopathy-43 (DEE43) and delineation of a the molecular spectrum of novel case.

Nov 01, 2021

Developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE) constitute an expanding group of severely disabling and, most frequently, drug-resistant disorders starting in the first year of life. Among them, th...

Endovascular Recanalization of Native Superficial Femoral Artery Chronic Total Occlusion After Failed Bypass Graft: Mid-term Results.

Oct 04, 2021

To evaluate the safety, effectiveness and outcomes of endovascular revascularization of superficial femoral artery (SFA) chronic total occlusion (CTO) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) aft...

Rimonabant ameliorates hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats: Involvement of autophagy via modulating ERK- and PI3K/AKT-mTOR pathways.

Sep 20, 2021

Hepatic ischemia/reperfusion (HIR), which can result in severe liver injury and dysfunction, is usually associated with autophagy and endocannabinoid system derangements. Whether or not the modulation...

Early Use of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography to Stratify Neonatal Encephalopathy.

Sep 13, 2021

The dynamic nature of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) after birth necessitates reliable biomarkers to identify infants with evolving brain injury. This prospective cohort aims to use se...

Zinc ionophores isolated from Terminalia bellirica fruit rind extract protect against cardiomyocyte hypoxia/reoxygenation injury.

Sep 13, 2021

The study aimed to isolate and characterize zinc ionophores from Terminalia bellirica fruit using a liposome assay and test its utility in H9c2 rat cardiomyoblasts cells subjected to hypoxia/reoxygena...

Best Motor Response Predicts Favorable Outcome for "True" WFNS Grade V Patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

Sep 06, 2021

The universal application of ultra-early surgery for World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS) grade V aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) patients may lead to the increased implementati...

Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosome microRNA as therapy for cardiac ischemic injury.

Sep 06, 2021

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a significant cause of human health harm. In the past, stem cell therapy was reported to have functional defects, such as immune rejection, tumorigenicity, and infusi...

Licochalcone B attenuates neuronal injury through anti-oxidant effect and enhancement of Nrf2 pathway in MCAO rat model of stroke.

Aug 30, 2021

Investigating anti-oxidant therapies that lead to the diminution of oxidative injury is priority in clinical. We herein aimed to explore whether and how Licochalcone B (Lico B) act as an anti-oxidant ...

HepaticIschemia/Reperfusion Injuryinvolves functional tryptase/PAR-2 signaling in liver sinusoidal endothelial cell population.

Aug 30, 2021

Mast cells (MCs) are tissue-resident effector cells that could be the earliest responder to release a unique, stimulus-specific set of mediators in hepatic ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury However, ho...

Mesenchymal stromal cells-based therapy in a murine model of elastase-induced emphysema: simvastatin as a positive adjuvant in cellular homing.

Aug 26, 2021

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - COPD is characterized by progressive dyspnea, associated to a chronic augmented inflammatory response of the airways. Despite treatable, a curative therapy is y...