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Multicomponent Prehabilitation as a Novel Strategy for Preventing Delirium in Older Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia Patients: A Study Protocol.

Clin Interv Aging 2022 11;17:767-776. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Surgery, Amphia Hospital, Breda, the Netherlands.

Objective: Chronic limb threatening ischemia is the final stage of peripheral arterial disease. Current treatment is based on revascularization to preserve the leg. In the older, hospitalized chronic limb threatening ischemia patient, delirium is a frequent and severe complication after revascularization. Read More

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Prevalence and predictors of anaemia among adolescents in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India.

Sci Rep 2022 May 17;12(1):8197. Epub 2022 May 17.

Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India.

In adolescents, anaemia has been linked to affecting physical disorders, growth, and mental retardation and also increases reproductive morbidities among adolescent girls during their womanhood. It is believed that with increasing age, females are more prone to anaemia than their male counterparts. Unfortunately, the anaemia intervention program, such as the National Nutrition Anaemia Prophylaxis Programme, primarily targets infants, young children, pregnant and lactation women, and not adolescents. Read More

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[A Case of Aortitis Caused by Pegfilgrastim Use during Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Treating Breast Cancer].

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2022 May;49(5):573-576

Division of Endocrine and Breast Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor(G-CSF)is useful for preventing febrile neutropenia induced by chemotherapy. Recently, some cases of aortitis have been reported following administration of G-CSF. Here, we present a case of aortitis induced by pegfilgrastim(peg-G)use during neoadjuvant chemotherapy for treating breast cancer. Read More

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Association between overweight and anemia in Moroccan adolescents: a cross-sectional study.

Pan Afr Med J 2022 22;41:156. Epub 2022 Feb 22.

Joint Research Unit in Nutrition and Food, RDC-Nutrition AFRA/IAEA, Ibn Tofail University-CNESTEN, Rabat-Kenitra, Morocco.

Introduction: obesity and anemia remain global public health problems, having major negative effects on human health. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of anemia and investigate its association with overweight/obesity and excess body fat among Moroccan adolescents.

Methods: a total of 292 adolescents aged 11-17 years were recruited. Read More

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[Red cell distribution width as a predictor of impaired exercise capacity in patients with heart failure].

Kardiologiia 2022 Apr 30;62(4):30-35. Epub 2022 Apr 30.

Medical Research and Educational Center, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Faculty of Fundamental Medicine, Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Aim    To test a hypothesis that increased values of red cell distribution width (RDW) in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) can be related with low exercise tolerance.Material and methods    102 patients were evaluated who had CHF with mid-range and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LV EF) without anemia (72% men, mean age 66±10.2 years). Read More

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Impact of Fortified Infant Cereals on the Burden of Iron Deficiency Anemia in 6- to 23-Month-Old Indonesian Infants and Young Children: A Health Economic Simulation Model.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Apr 29;19(9). Epub 2022 Apr 29.

Nestle Nutrition Institute Indonesia, Jakarta 12520, Indonesia.

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) are highly prevalent among Indonesian infants and young children (IYC). Severe IDA hampers mental development in young children and is linked to lower quality of life and lower productivity as adults. The consumption of fortified infant cereals (FIC) increases iron intake during the weaning period, thus reducing the social burden of IDA. Read More

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The Prevalence of Anemia and Its Associated Factors among Older Persons: Findings from the National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2015.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Apr 20;19(9). Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang 43400, Malaysia.

Background: There is limited evidence on the association of anemia with chronic diseases and disabilities among older persons in Malaysia. We assessed the prevalence of anemia and its associated factors among community-dwelling older persons.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional study using data from the nationwide National Health and Morbidity Survey 2015 (NHMS 2015) on the health of older adults conducted by the Institute for Public Health, National Institutes of Health, Malaysia. Read More

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[A case of invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma arising from jejunal heterotopic pancreas].

Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 2022 ;119(5):452-458

Department of Gastroenterology, Yamagata City Hospital Saiseikan.

Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma (IPMC) arising from the heterotopic pancreas is rare. A case of IPMC metastasis from the jejunal heterotopic pancreas was described. The heterotopic pancreas could be the source of the submucosal tumor-like lesion found in the small intestine with an elevated carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19-9 level. Read More

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Risk of a subsequent diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in subjects with ophthalmic disorders associated with inflammatory bowel disease: a retrospective cohort analysis of UK primary care data.

BMJ Open 2022 May 11;12(5):e052833. Epub 2022 May 11.

Gastroenterology, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK.

Objectives: Ophthalmic conditions including anterior uveitis (AU), episcleritis and scleritis may occur in association with the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) as ophthalmic extraintestinal manifestations. The aim of this study was to assess the risk of a later IBD diagnosis in those presenting with IBD associated ocular inflammation (IAOI).

Design: Retrospective cohort study. Read More

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Diagnosis and treatment of multiple myeloma in Hunan Province.

Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 2022 Apr;47(4):497-504

Department of Hematology, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410011, China.

Objectives: There is less clinical data on multiple myeloma (MM) in China, and the aim of this study was to collect and analyze the clinical data of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM) patients in Hunan Province during 1 year, to understand the real clinical features and treatment outcome for Hunan Province patients with MM, and to strengthen the understanding of the standardized diagnosis process and treatment plan of MM.

Methods: The clinical data of 529 patients with NDMM in 12 large-scale general hospitals in Hunan Province from January 1 to December 31, 2019 were collected and analyzed, including baseline data, treatment regimens, duration of treatment, and adverse reactions. The clinical characteristics, treatment, and safety of patients were analyzed by SPSS 21. Read More

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Prevalence of specific micronutrient deficiencies in urban school going children and adolescence of India: A multicenter cross-sectional study.

PLoS One 2022 11;17(5):e0267003. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Introduction: Childhood and adolescence require adequate amount of micronutrients for normal growth and development. The primary objective of study was to assess the prevalence of deficiencies of Vitamins (Vitamin A, 25 Hydroxy Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Folate) and minerals (Calcium, Zinc, Selenium and Iron), among urban school going children aged 6-11 and 12-16 years in ten cities of India. Secondary objective was to find the association between micronutrient deficiencies with sociodemographic and anthropometric indicators. Read More

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Video capsule endoscopy in patients with iron deficiency anaemia: experience at a regional Australian service.

BMC Res Notes 2022 May 10;15(1):160. Epub 2022 May 10.

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, 4222, Australia.

Objective: The objective of this study was to identify the diagnostic performance of video capsule endoscopy (VCE) among patients presenting with iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) and negative bidirectional endoscopy to a gasteroendoscopy practice in regional Australia. The secondary objectives were to identify the distribution of findings and factors predictive of positive findings in a regional setting.

Results: In total 123 procedures were included in the study. Read More

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[Analysis of risk factors for readmission in elderly patients with hip fractures undergoing hip hemiarthroplasty].

Zhongguo Gu Shang 2022 May;35(5):460-3

Department of Orthopaedics, Xijing Hospital of Air Force Military Medical University, Xi'an 710000, Shaanxi, China.

Objective: To explore the incidence and risk factors of readmission of elderly patients with hip fracture after hip hemiarthroplasty.

Methods: A retrospective analysis of 237 elderly hip fracture patients who underwent hip hemiarthroplasty from February 2015 to October 2020 were performed. According to the readmission status of the patients at 3 months postoperatively, the patients were divided into readmission group (39 cases)and non-readmission group(198 cases). Read More

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Signet-ring cell carcinoma of the duodenal bulb presenting with gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a case report and literature review.

BMC Gastroenterol 2022 May 9;22(1):226. Epub 2022 May 9.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Dongyang People's Hospital, Zhejiang Province, Jinhua, 322100, China.

Background: Primary duodenal cancer (PDC) is rare, especially signet-ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) of the duodenal bulb, and it is commonly misdiagnosed as an ulceration. Here, we report a rare case of SRCC of the duodenal bulb presenting with gastrointestinal hemorrhage in an 82-year-old man.

Case Presentation: An 82-year-old man was admitted for gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Read More

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Multilevel analysis of determinants of anemia among young women (15-24) in sub-Sahara Africa.

PLoS One 2022 9;17(5):e0268129. Epub 2022 May 9.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.

Background: Anemia is a disorder by which the body's red blood cells are inadequate to fulfill The physiological needs of the body. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines anemia as having a hemoglobin (Hb) level of less than 120 g/l for nonpregnant women and 110 g/l for pregnant women. It has serious implications for human health as well as negative social and economic consequences like decreased workforce, impaired learning, and stunted child development. Read More

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End-stage renal disease at dialysis initiation: Epidemiology and mortality risks during the first year of hemodialysis.

Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2021 Sep-Oct;32(5):1407-1417

Department of Nephrology, Charles Nicolle Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) treated by hemodialysis (HD) is a worldwide major public health problem. Its incidence is getting higher and higher, leading to an alarming social and economic impact. The survival of these patients is significantly low, especially during the first year of treatment. Read More

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Prevalence and associated risk factors for anaemia amongst pregnant women attending three antenatal clinics in Eswatini.

Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med 2022 Apr 25;14(1):e1-e9. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Discipline of Public Health Medicine, School of Nursing and Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; and, Ministry of Health.

Background:  Anaemia is a global health problem affecting about a third of the world's population. In pregnancy, it is a public health concern with consequences for mothers and infants, including maternal death and infant mortality. In low-income countries (LICs), 25% indirect maternal mortality and 30% neonatal deaths are due to anaemia in pregnancy. Read More

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Successful Resuscitation of Cardiac Arrest After Refeeding Syndrome Associated with Hiatal Hernia: A Case Report.

Am J Case Rep 2022 May 7;23:e935605. Epub 2022 May 7.

Department of Pharmacy, Okayama Saiseikai General Hospital, Okayama, Japan.

BACKGROUND Refeeding syndrome (RFS) is a life-threatening syndrome, which can cause sudden death. RFS has been reported frequently in young patients with anorexia without organic disease; however, there are few reports in elderly patients with organic disease. Herein, we report a case of cardiac arrest after refeeding syndrome associated with hiatal hernia. Read More

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Spectrum of β-Thalassemia Mutations in Some Areas of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of Southern China: A Study on a Pediatric Population Aged 0-15 Years.

Hemoglobin 2021 Sep 6;45(5):318-321. Epub 2022 May 6.

Department of Pediatrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi Province, People's Republic of China.

β-Thalassemia (β-thal), one of the most common form of single-gene inheritable blood diseases in the world, is highly prevalent in southern China, especially in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. To update the β-thal mutation spectrum in this region, we performed hematological and genetic analyses on 888 β-thal major (β-TM), β-thal intermedia (β-TI) and β-thal carrier patients, aged 0-15 years old, from different parts of Guangxi Province. We identified 55 genotypes and 18 β-thal mutations. Read More

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September 2021

Clinical management and outcomes of acute febrile illness in children attending a tertiary hospital in southern Ethiopia.

BMC Infect Dis 2022 May 4;22(1):434. Epub 2022 May 4.

Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Background: The management of febrile illnesses is challenging in settings where diagnostic laboratory facilities are limited, and there are few published longitudinal data on children presenting with fever in such settings. We have previously conducted the first comprehensive study of infectious aetiologies of febrile children presenting to a tertiary care facility in Ethiopia. We now report on clinicians' prescribing adherence with guidelines and outcomes of management in this cohort. Read More

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Acquired hemophilia A in the setting of dual anticoagulation therapy and lupus anticoagulant: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 May 3;16(1):177. Epub 2022 May 3.

Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, M112 Starling Loving Hall, 320 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA.

Background: Acquired hemophilia A is a disorder caused by autoantibodies against coagulation factor VIII that may present with severe bleeding. We report a rare case of acquired hemophilia A presenting with coexisting lupus anticoagulant.

Case Presentation: An 81-year-old Caucasian female presented with large ecchymoses over the torso and extremities in the setting of an enoxaparin bridge to warfarin. Read More

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[Warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia accompanied by metachronous double primary cancer].

Rinsho Ketsueki 2022 ;63(4):254-259

Department of Hematology, Sasebo City General Hospital.

In about half of the cases, autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is secondary to an underlying disease, often due to paraneoplastic syndromes. Recently, the number of patients developing metachronous multiple primary malignant tumors (MPMTs) has been increasing due to the aging of the population and the longer survival times of those with malignant tumors. A 78-year-old woman was diagnosed with sigmoid colon cancer in May 2017 and with warm AIHA in October 2017. Read More

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Prevalence of anemia and association with mortality in community-dwelling elderly in Thailand.

Sci Rep 2022 Apr 30;12(1):7084. Epub 2022 Apr 30.

Department of Community Medicine, Ramathobodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand.

Anemia is one of the most common health problems in the elderly in low and middle income countries. Evidence from studies in high income countries suggests that the presence of anemia may predict mortality. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of anemia and the determine the relationship of hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and mortality in community dwelling Thai elderly. Read More

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Nutritional status of children under five years old involved in a seasonal malaria chemoprevention study in the Nanyumbu and Masasi districts in Tanzania.

PLoS One 2022 29;17(4):e0267670. Epub 2022 Apr 29.

Department of Parasitology and Medical Entomology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Background: Malnutrition and malaria are common co-morbidities in low-income countries, especially among under-fives children. But the malnutrition situation in Masasi and Nanyumbu districts, its interaction with malaria infection and the influence of socioeconomic factors are not well understood.

Methods: Children aged between 3-59 months in Masasi and Nanyumbu were screened for nutritional status and malaria infection in the community. Read More

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Development of a conceptual model for evaluating new non-curative and curative therapies for sickle cell disease.

PLoS One 2022 28;17(4):e0267448. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

Department of Pharmacy, The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy & Economics (CHOICE) Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America.

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a clinically heterogeneous disease with many acute and chronic complications driven by ongoing vaso-occlusion and hemolysis. It causes a disproportionate burden on Black and Hispanic communities. Our objective was to follow the SMDM/ISPOR Task Force recommendations for good practices and create a conceptual model of the progression of SCD under current clinical practice to inform cost-effectiveness analyses (CEA) of promising curative therapies in the pipeline over a lifetime horizon. Read More

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Ampullary gangliocytic paraganglioma with lymph node metastasis: A case report with literature review.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 Apr 15;101(15):e29138. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Department of Pathology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Korea.

Rationale: Gangliocytic paraganglioma (GP) is a rare tumor that mostly develops in the duodenum and is composed of the following 3 cell types: epithelioid endocrine, spindle-like, and ganglion-like cells. It manifests as symptoms such as abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, and weight loss; however, occasionally, it is incidentally detected on endoscopic or radiologic examinations. Although GP is usually benign, it can metastasize to the lymph nodes, and distant metastases have been reported in some cases. Read More

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Rural and urban disparities in anemia among Peruvian children aged 6-59 months: a multivariate decomposition and spatial analysis.

Rural Remote Health 2022 Apr 26;22(2):6936. Epub 2022 Apr 26.

Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Lima, Perú

Introduction: Anemia is a global public health issue that affects mainly children aged less than 5 years. In Peru, despite the reduction in the prevalence of anemia between 2010 and 2018, anemia remains a major concern, especially in high-risk zones such as rural areas. Several sociodemographic factors have been associated with anemia in children; however, components contributing to the urban-rural gap have not been previously assessed. Read More

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The HEAT-Registry (HEmatopoietic Affection by Testosterone): comparison of a transdermal gel vs long-acting intramuscular testosterone undecanoate in hypogonadal men.

Aging Male 2022 Dec;25(1):134-144

Clinical and Surgical Andrology, Universitatsklinikum Munster Centrum fur Reproduktionsmedizin und Andrologie, Munster, Germany.

Context: Testosterone (T) therapy of hypogonadal men requires stable kinetics, tolerance and attenuation of symptoms. Both intramuscular injections of the long-acting ester T undecanoate (TU) and transdermal application of T gel offer a proven efficacy. As T has marked effects on hematopoiesis, an elevation of hematocrit has to be considered during T therapy. Read More

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December 2022

Cell-in-cell phenomenon in urinary sediment: a case report.

Biochem Med (Zagreb) 2022 Jun 15;32(2):020801. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Laboratory of Immunobiology and Molecular Diagnostics, Faculty of Chemical and Biological Sciences, Chilpancingo, Mexico.

The internalization of apoptotic cells by non-phagocytic cells has been observed in different tissues and could be an important mechanism for the elimination of dying cells. Here, we describe a probable event of phagocytosis of apoptotic cells mediated by urothelial cells in urinary sediment. A 90-years-old male patient was admitted unconscious to the hospital, visible signs included: pale skin and dry mucous membranes, presumptively diagnosed as dehydration. Read More

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Capecitabine-induced severe diabetes and hypokalemia: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 Apr 25;16(1):163. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Guizhou Medical University, Guizhou, 550025, China.

Background: Capecitabine is widely used in chemotherapy for breast, colorectal, and gastric cancers. The frequent adverse reactions of capecitabine mainly include gastrointestinal side effects, anemia, and cardiovascular toxicity. Here, we report a rare case of severe hyperglycemia and hypokalemia during long-term treatment with capecitabine. Read More

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