Tanaffos 2020 Nov;19(2):91-99
Clinical Tuberculosis and Epidemiology Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari e Toraciche, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery - Bambino Gesù Hospital, Rome, Italy.
Aim: To summarize our experience on the implementation of a telemedicine service dedicated to adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) patients during the lockdown for the first wave of COVID-19.Methods: This is a prospective study enrolling all ACHD patients who answered a questionnaire dedicated telematic cardiovascular examination.Results: A total of 289 patients were enrolled, 133 (47%) were male, 25 (9%) were affected by a genetic syndrome. Read More
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2021 Apr 22. Epub 2021 Apr 22.
Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Unit (PADU), Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
Objectives: COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and its acute complications. Thus, the study aimed to evaluate the characteristics of pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes hospitalized during the first wave of the pandemic and the prevalence of new onset diabetes among patients with evidence of COVID-19 infection.Methods: A single-center surveillance study included all patients with diabetes admitted to Children's Hospital, Ain Shams University, in Egypt between May to August 2020. Read More
PLoS One 2021 21;16(4):e0250180. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
Introduction: The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is evolving rapidly worldwide. Data on the mobility level of patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU) are needed.Objective: To describe the mobility level of patients with COVID-19 admitted to the ICU and to address factors associated with mobility level at the time of ICU discharge. Read More
Can Assoc Radiol J 2021 Apr 21:8465371211002815. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Purpose: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been associated with neurologic sequelae and neuroimaging abnormalities in several case series previously. In this study, the neuroimaging findings and clinical course of adult patients admitted with COVID-19 to a tertiary care hospital network in Canada were characterized.Methods: This is a retrospective observational study conducted at a tertiary hospital network in Ontario, Canada. Read More
Acta Neurol Belg 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
University of Health Sciences, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey.
Objective: To investigate whether the COVID-19 pandemic had an effect on the emergency department admission complaints of patients with neurological symptoms.Methods: A total of 976 patients admitted to the emergency department of our hospital and had undergone neurology consultation during a 6-month period were evaluated. The reasons for consultation, the number of patients consulted, hospitalization counts, and imaging studies for neurological assessment including computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), were recorded and compared. Read More