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Respiratory rate and pulmonary embolus.

Authors:
John Kellett

QJM 2019 Apr 15. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of South West Jutland, Esbjerg, Denmark.

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Importance of accurate respiratory rate for triage of suspected pulmonary embolism.

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Oscar M P Jolobe

QJM 2019 Apr 15. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Medical Division Manchester Medical Society, Simon Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester.

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Skeletal muscle hydatid disease with intense 18F-FDG uptake.

QJM 2019 Apr 12. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Bahçeşehir University School of Medicine, Göztepe Medical Park Training and Education Hospital, Istanbul/Turkey.

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April 2019
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Prolonged PR interval in a patient with acute rheumatic fever.

QJM 2019 Apr 9. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center 2-8-29 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz082DOI Listing
April 2019
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Human Trichinosis and febrile myositis.

QJM 2019 Apr 9. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Trichinosis is a parasitic infection caused by nematodes of the genus Trichinella. It is acquired by the ingestion of undercooked meat containing cysts of Trichinella species from either a domestic or sylvatic animal. Although considered to be a re-emerging zoonosis, there is lack of awareness among clinicians regarding the presentation of the disease. Read More

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April 2019
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Hospital readmission rates: the importance of unstable vital signs on discharge.

QJM 2019 Apr;112(4):245

Editor-in-Chief, QJM.

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April 2019
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Superior vena cava syndrome.

QJM 2019 Mar 3. Epub 2019 Mar 3.

Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Eiju General Hospital, 2-23-16 Higashi Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8645, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz064DOI Listing
March 2019
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Rheumatoid Arthritis associated Interstitial Lung Disease (RA-ILD).

QJM 2019 Apr 1. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA 11219.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz079DOI Listing
April 2019
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A rare cause of sepsis: Lactococcus garvieae.

QJM 2019 Mar 29. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

MD Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Lactococcosis is a systemic infection commonly seen in farmed trout and other species of fish caused by Lactococcus garvieae. However, infections in humans with this pathogen is becoming increasingly frequent with instances of endocarditis, mastitis, UTIs, liver abscesses, peritonitis and spontaneous septicaemia having been reported making it necessary to be advised about this new pathogen. We report a case of an 86-year-old man who was found to have Lactococcus garvieae related septicaemia upon evaluation for lethargy and altered mentation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz078DOI Listing
March 2019
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Snake Envenomation: Is the 20 Minute Whole blood Clotting Test (WBCT20) the Optimum Test for Management?

QJM 2019 Mar 27. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Professor and Head, Department of General Medicine, PIMS, Pondicherry, PIMS Hospital,Pondicherry, Postal Code: 605014.

Background: The twenty minute whole blood clotting test (WBCT20) is a simple bed side test recommended by WHO to assess hemotoxic envenomation and guide administration of polyvalent anti-snake venom (ASV). However, reliability and validity of this test has not been well documented in literature.

Methods: Sixty consecutive patients with history of snake bite were prospectively evaluated at a teaching hospital in Indiaover 2 years. Read More

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March 2019
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Double Doughnut sign in Dengue Encephalitis.

QJM 2019 Mar 27. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Department of Internal Medicine PGIMER Chandigarh.

Dengue fever is a common endemic illness in tropical countries; features may range from simple viral prodrome to severe neurological manifestations like encephalopathy, encephalitis, acute transverse myelitis and Gullian barre syndrome. Here we present a case of young male with dengue encephalitis with typical MRI findings, who was successfully managed conservatively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz072DOI Listing
March 2019
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Sheehan's like syndrome in a man.

QJM 2019 Mar 26. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Imperial Centre for Endocrinology. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Charing Cross Hospital, 9th Floor, East Wing, Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8RF UK; Tel.+442033111065; Fax. +442033111862.

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March 2019
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We can't afford to turn a blind eye to myopia.

QJM 2019 Mar 26. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Inns Quay, Dublin, D07R2WY. (Final Author).

Background: Myopia is becoming increasingly prevalent throughout the world. It is an overlooked but leading cause of blindness, particularly among the working aged population. Myopia is often considered benign because it is easily corrected with glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz076DOI Listing
March 2019
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Reply: Effects of Aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on the Risk of Cholangiocarcinoma: A Meta-Analysis.

QJM 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz075DOI Listing
March 2019
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Dumb-bell shaped cervical neurofibroma.

QJM 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Professor and Head, Department of General, Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research [JIPMER], Dhanvantrinagar, Puducherry, Pondicherry, India.

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March 2019
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Aspirin use and the risk of cholangiocarcinoma.

Authors:
Shih-Wei Lai

QJM 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan.

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March 2019
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Spontaneous pneumothorax in cocaine users.

QJM 2019 Mar 21. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Raffaele, Milan Italy.

Background: Pneumothorax is one of the respiratory toxic effects of cocaine inhalation. The literature counts several cases, some associated to other respiratory conditions such as pneumomediastinum, hemoptysis and others not requiring surgical treatment.

Aim: We present a series of non-HIV cocaine-inhaler subjects who underwent video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for isolated spontaneous pneumothorax. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz070DOI Listing
March 2019
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Endobronchial mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma.

QJM 2019 Mar 21. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Department of Molecular and Internal Medicine, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz069DOI Listing
March 2019
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IgG4-related periarteritis of the carotid artery.

QJM 2019 Mar 21. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Department of Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz068DOI Listing
March 2019
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Juvenile Diabetes & Visual Impairment: Wolfram Syndrome.

QJM 2019 Mar 19. Epub 2019 Mar 19.

Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Exeter Medical School,UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz066DOI Listing
March 2019
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Respiratory rates observed over 15 and 30 seconds compared with rates measured over 60 seconds. Practice-based evidence from an observational study of acutely ill adult medical patients during hospital admission.

QJM 2019 Mar 19. Epub 2019 Mar 19.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of South West Jutland, Esbjerg, Denmark.

Background: Respiratory rate is often measured over a period shorter than one minute and then multiplied to produce a rate per minute. There are few reports of the performance of such estimates compared to rates measured over a full minute.

Aim: compare performance of respiratory rates calculated from 15 and 30 seconds of observations with measurements over one minute. Read More

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March 2019
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PJP Infection in a Patient with High Output Ileostomy and Selective IgA Deficiency.

QJM 2019 Mar 19. Epub 2019 Mar 19.

Respiratory Department, Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, Ireland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz067DOI Listing
March 2019
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Ascites, peritoneal implants and elevated Ca-125.

QJM 2019 Mar 14. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

Departments of Medicine (AS, ID), Infectious Diseases (TF) and Imaging (LU), Laniado Hospital, Sanz Medical Centre, Netanya and the Faculty of Medicine (AS), Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz063DOI Listing
March 2019
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Cysticercosis of the superior oblique muscleof the eye.

QJM 2019 Mar 11. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Post graduate institute of medical education and research, Chandigarh, India.

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March 2019
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Amoebic Cardiac Tamponade.

QJM 2019 Mar 8. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, internal medicine.

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March 2019
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Tuberculous Empyema Necessitatis.

QJM 2019 Mar 7. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

MD resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz060DOI Listing
March 2019
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Humidifier Lung.

QJM 2019 Mar 7. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Department of General Medicine, Saiseikai Fukuoka General Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz061DOI Listing
March 2019
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Medication Adherence among Patients with Chronic Diseases: a Survey Based Study in Pharmacies.

QJM 2019 Mar 6. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

Department of Medicine II, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany.

Background: Poor adherence to medication leads to worsening of the disease, increased mortality and substantial rise in health care costs.

Aim: It was our aim to evaluate drug adherence and influencing factors in a cohort of non-selected adult pharmacy customers with various chronic diseases and following long-term treatment.

Design And Methods: We conducted an 8 week anonymized survey in 152 German pharmacies using the Morisky Medication Adherence Scale to measure medication adherence and a questionnaire comprising questions on multiple factors with potential impact on adherence. Read More

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March 2019
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Paralytic rabies: A Guillain-Barre Syndrome mimic.

QJM 2019 Mar 4. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Dept. of General Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz054DOI Listing
March 2019
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FDG PET/CT findings in adult-onset Still's disease.

QJM 2019 Mar 4. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Hospital, 5-161, Maehata-cho, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz057DOI Listing
March 2019
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Superior Vena Cava Syndrome.

QJM 2019 Mar 4. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Eiju General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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March 2019
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Differences in identification of patients' deterioration may hamper the success of clinical escalation protocols.

QJM 2019 Mar 4. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Department of Electrical Engineering University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Background: Timely and consistent recognition of a "clinical crisis", a life threatening condition that demands immediate intervention, is essential to reduce "failure to rescue" rates in general wards.AimTo determine how different clinical caregivers define a "clinical crisis" and how they respond to it.

Design: An international survey. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz052DOI Listing
March 2019
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William Withering and de Musset's sign.

QJM 2019 Mar 4. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz056DOI Listing
March 2019
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Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Cognition in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review.

QJM 2019 Mar 2. Epub 2019 Mar 2.

Centre for Ageing, Neuroscience and the Humanities, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin 24, Ireland.

Aims: Midlife Type II Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is an important yet often unrecognised risk factor for the later development of dementia. We conducted a systematic review to assess the efficacy of non-pharmacological interventions (namely diet, exercise and cognitive training) for T2DM on cognition.

Methods: A search strategy was constructed and applied to four databases: EMBASE, Medline, CINAHL and Web of Science. Read More

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March 2019
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Reduced risk of new onset stroke after kidney transplantation in Asian dialysis patients: a propensity score-matched, competing risk study in Taiwan.

QJM 2019 Mar 1. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan.

Background: Kidney transplantation (KT) has been found to reduce cardiovascular events and mortality in chronic dialysis patients. There is little data, however, regarding the risk reduction of cerebrovascular events after KT in Asian populations. This study evaluates the risk of cerebrovascular events after KT in Taiwan. Read More

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March 2019
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The centenary of the WW1 Armistice: the dividend from an incalculable loss.

Authors:
J Harbison

QJM 2019 Mar;112(3):169-170

Medical Gerontology, School of Medicine, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Mercer's Institute, St James's Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcy157DOI Listing
March 2019
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State of the Art Review: Oral and nasal vitamin B12 therapy in the elderly.

QJM 2019 02 22. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Department of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine Universitaires de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.

Objective: The objective of this narrative review was to provide an update on oral and nasal vitamin B12 (cobalamin) therapy in elderly patients.

Method: Relevant articles were identified by PubMed and Scholar Google search from January 2010 and July 2018 and through hand search of relevant reference articles. Additional studies were obtained from references of identified studies, the Cochrane Library, and the ISI Web of Knowledge. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz046DOI Listing
February 2019
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William Withering Digitalis and the Pulse.

QJM 2019 Feb 20. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Private, Cardiology.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz050DOI Listing
February 2019
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Combating "Fake News" and social stigma after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant incident - the importance of accurate longitudinal clinical data.

QJM 2019 Feb 18. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Department of Public Health, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz049DOI Listing
February 2019
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Witch-finding: from 17th century science to 21st century superstition.

Authors:
S Eaton

QJM 2019 Feb 18. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

School of History Anthropology Politics and Philosophy, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, BT7 1PB, UK, Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz047DOI Listing
February 2019
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Does histoid leprosy represent a locally hyperimmune variant of lepromatous leprosy?

QJM 2019 Feb 18. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Department of Pathology, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

Background: Histoid leprosy is a subtype of leprosy with distinct clinical presentation and histologic features. It accounts for less than 4 per cent of leprosy cases. The exact location of histoid leprosy along the immune spectrum and its relation to other subtypes is unclear. Read More

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February 2019
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Reduced use of emergency care and hospitalization in patients with post-stroke cognitive impairment treated with traditional Chinese medicine.

QJM 2019 Feb 18. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

Background: The effect of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) on the outcomes of dementia remains unclear. Our purpose is to compare the use of emergency care and hospitalization in patients with post-stroke cognitive impairment (PSCI) with or without treatment of TCM.

Methods: In a stroke cohort of 67521 patients with PSCI aged over 40 years obtained from the 23 million people in Taiwan's national health insurance between 2000 and 2007, we identified 6661 newly diagnosed PSCI patients who were treated with TCM and 6661 propensity score-matched PSCI patients who were not treated with TCM. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz044DOI Listing
February 2019
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Follow up to monitor for potential development of immunoglobulin G4-related disease?

Authors:
Oscar M P Jolobe

QJM 2019 Feb 13. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Manchester Medical Society, Medical Division, Simon Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz041DOI Listing
February 2019
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Atrial Myxoma - the Great Masquerader.

QJM 2019 Feb 13. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz042DOI Listing
February 2019
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Effects of Aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on the Risk of Cholangiocarcinoma: A Meta-Analysis.

QJM 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi, USA.

Background: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can suppress the proliferation of cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) cells in vitro through inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2. However, the effects of aspirin and NSAIDs on the risk of CCA remain unclear. We performed this meta-analysis to assess the risk of biliary tract cancers in patients who take aspirin and/or NSAIDs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz039DOI Listing
February 2019
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Ophthalmological manifestation in patients of tuberculous meningitis.

QJM 2019 Feb 5. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India.

Background: Vision impairment, blindness in particular is a devastating complication in patients with Tubercular meningitis. However information regarding ophthalmological manifestation and its impact on vision is sparse in the literature. This study evaluated the spectrum of ophthalmological manifestations in tuberculous meningitis, including retinal nerve fiber layer thickness assessment by optic coherence tomography and its correlation with visual and clinical outcome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz037DOI Listing
February 2019
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Cerulean Cataract.

QJM 2019 Feb 5. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz038DOI Listing
February 2019
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"18FDG PET/CT & Arterial Inflammation: Predicting Cardiovascular Events in Lung Cancer".

QJM 2019 Feb 2. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Internal Medicine, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Department of Medicine and Dermatology (IBIMA), University of Malaga, Málaga, Spain.

18F-FDG PET/CT predicst cardiovascular disease. To analyze the predictive value of cardiovascular events from inflammation and arterial calcification in patients who underwent an 18F-FDG PET/CT for lung cancer. A retrospective study of 274 patients with primary lung neoplasia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz036DOI Listing
February 2019
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