Chonnam Med J 2021 May 24;57(2):152-153. Epub 2021 May 24.
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Southend University Hospital NHS Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom.
Ann Palliat Med 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jeonbuk National University Hospital-Jeonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, Republic of Korea; Research Institute of Clinical Medicine of Jeonbuk National University-Biomedical Research Institute of Jeonbuk National University Hospital, Jeonju, Republic of Korea.
Lynch syndrome (LS) is an inherited syndrome associated with an increased risk of cancer caused by abnormalities in DNA mismatch repair (MMR) genes. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have been reported to lead to a good response in cancers accompanied by LS. However, ICI therapy can cause immune-related adverse events (irAEs). Read More
Asian J Surg 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt.
Objective: This study aimed to evaluate management and prognosis in children with pheochromocytoma who were treated at an Egyptian tertiary center.Methods: The authors conducted an 8-year retrospective analysis for 17 patients who were presented from January 2013 to January 2021. Clinical criteria, operative details, and follow-up data were assessed. Read More
Cryobiology 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.
Basic Medical College of Henan University of Science and Technology, 263 Kaiyuan Avenue, Luoyang City, China. Electronic address:
The aim of our study was to examine whether slow or rapid cryopreservation of adrenal xenografts affected xenotransplant outcome. Adrenal xenografts were got from newborn piglets (<24h after birth). Receptor rats were randomly divided into four groups: a bilateral adrenalectomy group, fresh xenotransplantation group, rapid cryopreservation xenotransplantation group, and a slow cryopreservation xenotransplantation group. Read More
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Jul 29. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Unidade de Suprarrenal, Laboratório de Hormônios e Genética Molecular LIM/42, Divisão de Endocrinologia e Metabologia, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.
Context: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a proinflammatory and prothrombotic condition, but its impact on adrenal function has not been adequately evaluated.Case Report: A 46-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, hypotension, skin hyperpigmentation after COVID-19 infection. The patient had hyponatremia, serum cortisol <1. Read More
J Emerg Trauma Shock 2021 Apr-Jun;14(2):92-97. Epub 2021 Apr 27.
Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.
Introduction: We aimed to describe the presentation, classification, and outcome of traumatic adrenal injury in a single Level-1 trauma center.Methods: A retrospective study was conducted to include all patients identified to have adrenal trauma from 2011 to 2014. Data were retrieved from charts and electronic medical records for all patients with adrenal trauma with a 3-year follow-up for mortality. Read More