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A holistic approach for severe flexion contracture of bilateral hip, knee, and ankle joints in a neglected patient with prolonged knee-chest positioning on extreme undernourishment: a case report and review of the literature.

J Med Case Rep 2022 May 24;16(1):225. Epub 2022 May 24.

Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering, IMERI Universitas, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Background: Flexion contracture in the lower extremity is a common finding in the patient with neuromusculoskeletal disorders. However, severe cases due to prolonged immobilization in knee-chest position are rarely established and remain underreported. This condition is associated with high morbidity and reduced quality of life, especially when it comes to neglected cases with missed injury and late presentation for adequate primary care and rehabilitative program. Read More

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Efficacy of Xuebijing Combined with Ulinastatin in the Treatment of Traumatic Sepsis and Effects on Inflammatory Factors and Immune Function in Patients.

Front Surg 2022 3;9:899753. Epub 2022 May 3.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chongqing Qijiang District People's Hospital, Chongqing, China.

Objective: To investigate the efficacy of xuebijing combined with ulinastatin in the treatment of traumatic sepsis and analyze the effects on inflammatory factors and immune function of patients.

Methods: 182 patients with traumatic sepsis were selected from June 2017 to September 2021 in our hospital. The patients were divided into the control group and the observation group. Read More

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Negative pressure therapy in abdominal wall surgery.

Cir Esp (Engl Ed) 2022 May 15. Epub 2022 May 15.

Unidad de Cirugía de Pared Abdominal, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is widely known in surgical practice. The initial indications for NPWT were chronic wounds, especially diabetic foot, vascular and decubitus ulcers, and infected traumatic wounds. Nowadays, the use has been widely increased. Read More

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Transient Ischemic Attack Secondary to Device-Related Thrombus After Left Atrial Appendage Closure.

Cureus 2022 Apr 12;14(4):e24073. Epub 2022 Apr 12.

Internal Medicine, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, USA.

The patient is an 84-year-old female with a significant past medical history of traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, bleeding peptic ulcer disease, permanent atrial fibrillation status post percutaneous left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) initially admitted to the hospital secondary to expressive aphasia. The patient was found to have a transient ischemic attack (TIA). A transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) showed a thrombus on the watchman device (WD). Read More

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Cellular and biological factors involved in healing wounds and burns and treatment options in tissue engineering.

Regen Med 2022 Jun 12;17(6):401-418. Epub 2022 May 12.

Department of immunology, School of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Science, Zanjan, 4513956111, Iran.

Severe traumatic wounds and burns have a high chance of mortality and can leave survivors with many functional disabilities and cosmetic problems, including scars. The healing process requires a harmonious interplay of various cells and growth factors. Different structures of the skin house numerous cells, matrix components and growth factors. Read More

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Utilisation of skin blood flow as a precursor for pressure injury development in persons with acute spinal cord injury: A proof of concept.

Int Wound J 2022 May 11. Epub 2022 May 11.

Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

People with spinal cord injury (SCI) are at high risk of developing a pressure injury. It is unclear why some people with SCI develop pressure injury while others with similar predisposing risk factors do not during acute hospitalisation. This may hinder healthcare utilisation to prevent pressure injuries. Read More

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Prevalence, antimicrobial resistance profile, and characterization of multi-drug resistant bacteria from various infected wounds in North Egypt.

Saudi J Biol Sci 2022 Apr 15;29(4):2978-2988. Epub 2022 Jan 15.

Polymer Materials Research Department, Advanced Technology and New Materials Research Institute (ATNMRI), City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications (SRTA-City), New Borg El-Arab City, P.O. Box: 21934, Alexandria, Egypt.

Multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria associated with wounds are extremely escalating. This study aims to survey different wounds in Alexandria hospitals, North Egypt, to explore the prevalence and characteristics of MDR bacteria for future utilization in antibacterial wound dressing designs. Among various bacterial isolates, we determined 22 MDR bacteria could resist different classes of antibiotics. Read More

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[Frequency and diagnostic reliability of laboratory variables in cows with traumatic reticuloperitonitis and abomasal ulcers].

Tierarztl Prax Ausg G Grosstiere Nutztiere 2022 Apr 6;50(2):91-100. Epub 2022 May 6.

Departement für Nutztiere, Vetsuisse-Fakultät, Universität Zürich.

Objective: A number of laboratory abnormalities occurs in cows with traumatic reticuloperitonitis (TRP) as well as in those with abomasal ulcers (U; classified as type 1 to 5). The goal of our study was to compare the frequency of individual laboratory variables of cows with traumatic reticuloperitonitis and cows with abomasal ulcers and determine the diagnostic significance of individual laboratory variables.

Material And Methods: The present study included 182 healthy control cows, 503 cows with TRP, 94 cows with U1, 145 cows with U2, 60 cows with U3, 87 cows with U4 and 14 cows with U5. Read More

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Some Psychological, Gastrointestinal and Cardiovascular Consequences of Earthquakes.

Psychiatr Danub 2021 Spring-Summer;33(Suppl 4):1248-1253

School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Šalata 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

In the last 40 years there has been a 6-fold increase in the number of earthquakes worldwide. Devastating earthquakes, 5.5 and 6. Read More

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Long-Term Thoracic Endovascular Repair Follow-Up from 1999 to 2019: A Single-Center Experience.

Ann Vasc Surg 2022 Apr 20. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; Elite Research Centre of Individualised Treatment of Arterial Diseases (CIMA), Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; Clinical Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

Background: Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) was introduced in the early 1990s and long-term follow-up studies are warranted in current guidelines.

Methods: Patients undergoing TEVAR were consecutively included from 1999 to 2019. Thoracic aortic disease includes thoracic aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection, traumatic rupture, penetrating aortic ulcer (PAU), and intramural hematoma (IMH). Read More

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Distribution and drug sensitivity of pathogenic bacteria in diabetic foot ulcer patients with necrotizing fasciitis at a diabetic foot center in China.

BMC Infect Dis 2022 Apr 22;22(1):396. Epub 2022 Apr 22.

Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Xiangyang Central Hospital, Affiliated Hospital of Hubei University of Arts and Science, No. 136, Jingzhou Street, Xiangcheng District, Hubei, 441021, China.

Background: Diabetic foot ulcer is one of the major complications for patients with diabetes, and has become an important cause of non-traumatic amputation. Necrotizing fasciitis is a life-threatening soft-tissue infection involving the fascia and subcutaneous tissue. When diabetic foot ulcers are complicated by necrotizing fasciitis (DNF), this increases the risk for amputation and mortality, making DNF treatment more complicated, and eventually leading to amputation and mortality. Read More

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Common Oral Lesions.

Am Fam Physician 2022 04;105(4):369-376

Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, Charleston, SC, USA.

Familiarity with common oral conditions allows clinicians to observe and treat patients in the primary care setting or refer to a dentist, oral surgeon, otolaryngologist, or other specialist. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) is the most common ulcerative condition of the oral cavity. Recurrent herpes simplex labialis and stomatitis also commonly cause oral ulcers. Read More

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Pain control with punch grafting in ulcers with underlying arteriolosclerosis.

J Wound Care 2022 Apr;31(4):356-359

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor y Virgen de la Torre, Madrid.

Objective: Martorell hypertensive ischaemic ulcers are often misdiagnosed and can be a clinical and therapeutic challenge. Controversy exists regarding both their underlying triggers and the type of treatment that should be carried out. This study was designed to compare the effectiveness of punch grafting and conventional therapy in pain reduction. Read More

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Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia (TUGSE): a rare presentation and case report.

Can J Dent Hyg 2022 02 1;56(1):39-41. Epub 2022 Feb 1.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon and oral implantologist, RYA Cosmo Foundation Hospital, Chennai, India.

Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia (TUGSE) is a rare, benign, and self-limiting ulcerative lesion, with the tongue being the most common site of occurrence and traumatic inflictions being the common etiology. A 45-year-old female reported to the dental operatory with a complaint of pain on the left side of her tongue for the past 8 months. Her history revealed that a small ulcer had gradually grown to be 2 cm x 1. Read More

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February 2022

Antegrade Endograft Deployment with Supra-Aortic Debranching to Treat Arch and Descending Thoracic Aortic Lesions. A Single-Center Experience.

Ann Vasc Surg 2022 Apr 5. Epub 2022 Apr 5.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Background: Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is a widely used procedure that has drastically changed the management of thoracic aortic diseases. We assess the effectiveness of supra-aortic debranching during antegrade TEVAR procedures with a retrospective analysis of our clinical experience.

Methods: Between December 2005 and April 2017, 55 patients underwent 64 TEVAR procedures. Read More

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Evidence map of recommendations on diabetic foot ulcers care:A systematic review of 22 guidelines.

J Tissue Viability 2022 May 21;31(2):294-301. Epub 2022 Mar 21.

School of Nursing, Peking University, Beijing, China. Electronic address:

Background: Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are one of the major complications of diabetes, representing a leading cause of hospitalization and non-traumatic lower limb amputations. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are statements that include recommendations intended to improve patients' outcomes by providing recommendations for key clinical issues with alternative care options. The aim of this study is to systematically review CPGs on DFUs care and generate an evidence-map for visualizing research trends and gaps in the CPGs. Read More

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A Comprehensive Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Protocol Improves Outcomes and Decreases Complications.

Am Surg 2022 Mar 28:31348221074224. Epub 2022 Mar 28.

Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, 53422West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.

Background: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating event with a complicated recovery. Through the use of an interdisciplinary team a comprehensive care plan was developed, utilizing all available best practices, to prevent secondary complications. Previous work has shown the benefit of single system protocols or interventions. Read More

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Zone 2 hybrid thoracic endovascular aortic repair: Is it a good option for all types of thoracic aortic disease?

J Cardiothorac Surg 2022 Mar 25;17(1):53. Epub 2022 Mar 25.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, 13620, Republic of Korea.

Background: Zone 2 thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is performed for the treatment of various thoracic aortic diseases involving the left subclavian artery. This study aimed to analyze the late clinical outcomes of zone 2 hybrid TEVAR according to the various indications.

Methods: A total of 48 patients who underwent zone 2 TEVAR at our institution between December, 2010 and July, 2020 were enrolled. Read More

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Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy for post-traumatic recurrent corneal erosions.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2022 Apr;70(4):1186-1189

Department of Optometry, Joint Shantou International Eye Center of Shantou University and the Chinese University of Hongkong, Shantou, Guangdong Province, China.

Purpose: To evaluate the outcomes of transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy (transepithelial PTK) for treatment of posttraumatic recurrent corneal erosions.

Methods: Twenty-four eyes of 22 patients with posttraumatic recurrent corneal erosions who were treated with transepithelial PTK from April 2018 to July 2020 were included in this retrospective study. The rates of recurrent erosions and complications were evaluated during the follow-up after surgery. Read More

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Achalasia with esophageal intramural hematoma treated by per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).

DEN open 2022 Apr 2;2(1):e70. Epub 2021 Nov 2.

Digestive Diseases Center Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital Tokyo Japan.

Esophageal intramural hematoma (EIH) is a condition which occurs as a result of hemorrhage within the esophageal wall including the submucosal layer. However, reports of EIH on achalasia patients are quite limited and per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia with EIH has not been reported. This is the first case report that demonstrated a successful treatment of achalasia with EIH by POEM. Read More

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Life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding from splenic artery pseudoaneurysm due to gastric ulcer penetration treated by surgical hemostasis with resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: A case report.

Clin Case Rep 2022 Mar 10;10(3):e05561. Epub 2022 Mar 10.

Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Wakayama Medical University Wakayama Japan.

We report the case of a patient for whom surgical hemostasis of gastrointestinal bleeding due to a splenic artery pseudoaneurysm, which developed due to gastric ulcer penetration, was achieved with resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta without ischemia of organs including the spleen. Read More

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Village-integrated eye workers for prevention of corneal ulcers in Nepal (VIEW study): a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Lancet Glob Health 2022 04;10(4):e501-e509

Francis I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic address:

Background: Corneal ulcers are a common cause of blindness in low-income and middle-income countries, usually resulting from traumatic corneal abrasions during agricultural work. Antimicrobial prophylaxis of corneal abrasions can help prevent corneal ulcers, but delays in the initiation of therapy are frequent. We aimed to assess whether a community-based programme for corneal ulcer prevention would reduce the incidence of corneal ulceration. Read More

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Incidence and risk factors for non-adaptation of new mandibular complete dentures: a clinical trial.

Clin Oral Investig 2022 Mar 3. Epub 2022 Mar 3.

Department of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Av. Sen. Salgado Filho, 1787, Lagoa Nova, Natal, RN, 59056-000, Brazil.

Objective: To investigate the incidence and risk factors for non-adaptation of the conventional mandibular complete denture (CMCD).

Materials And Methods: A total of 108 edentulous patients were rehabilitated with complete dentures (CDs) and followed up at 3- and 6-month intervals. Adaptation was confirmed based on chewing, phonetics, and comfortable swallowing with the CDs. Read More

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Imaging Paradigms in Nontraumatic Aortic Emergencies.

Curr Med Imaging 2022 Feb 25. Epub 2022 Feb 25.

Department of Radiodiagnosis, MIOT International Hospitals, Manapakkam, Chennai.

Aortic cause of acute chest pain or abdominal pain can be easily overlooked. Unceasing wariness is required for timely diagnosis and prompt treatment. In such cases, cross-sectional imaging can detect the type of aortic involvement, its site, extent, complications and would help clinicians decide on a management method and prognosticate the condition. Read More

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February 2022

Four in one-Combination therapy using live Lactococcus lactis expressing three therapeutic proteins for the treatment of chronic non-healing wounds.

PLoS One 2022 28;17(2):e0264775. Epub 2022 Feb 28.

Aurealis Therapeutics, Kuopio, Finland.

Diabetes mellitus is one of the major concerns for health care systems, affecting 382 million people worldwide. Among the different complications of diabetes, lower limbs chronic ulceration is a common, severe and costly cause of morbidity. Diabetic foot ulcers are a leading cause of hospitalization in diabetic patients and its rate exceed the ones of congestive heart failure, depression or renal disease. Read More

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Terahertz imaging demonstrates its diagnostic potential and reveals a relationship between cutaneous dehydration and neuropathy for diabetic foot syndrome patients.

Sci Rep 2022 02 24;12(1):3110. Epub 2022 Feb 24.

Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C., Loma del Bosque 115, Lomas del Campestre, 37150, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Diabetic foot syndrome, a long term consequence of Diabetes Mellitus, is the most common cause of non-traumatic amputations. Around 8% of the world population suffers from diabetes, 15% of diabetic patients present a diabetic foot ulcer which leads to amputation in 2.5% of the cases. Read More

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February 2022

Associations between courses of posttraumatic stress disorder and physical health conditions among Canadian military personnel.

J Anxiety Disord 2022 Apr 7;87:102543. Epub 2022 Feb 7.

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, University of Manitoba, 671 William Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0Z2 Canada; Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, 190 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2 Canada; Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba, 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3N4 Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3N4 Canada; CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9 Canada. Electronic address:

Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health conditions commonly co-occur and are both prevalent among military personnel. This study examined how courses of PTSD (no PTSD, remitted, new onset, persistent/recurrent) are associated with physical health conditions, among a population-based sample of Canadian military personnel.

Method: We analyzed data from the 2002 Canadian Community Health Survey-Mental Health and Well-being-Canadian Forces supplement (CCHS-CF) and the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-Up Survey (CAFVMHS; N = 2941). Read More

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Hyaluronic Acid/Collagenase Ointment in the Treatment of Chronic Hard-to-Heal Wounds: An Observational and Retrospective Study.

J Clin Med 2022 Jan 21;11(3). Epub 2022 Jan 21.

Department of Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, AOU Ospedali Riuniti, Via Conca 71, 60126 Ancona, Italy.

Background: Wound bed preparation is an important concept in clinical practice and is related to adequate debridement. The use of proteolytic enzymes is an established method of enzymatic wound debridement, especially in hard-to-heal ulcers that are unresponsive to normal healing procedures and progress. The TIME framework (tissue, inflammation/infection, moisture balance, and edge of wound) offers an appropriate strategy to eliminate resistance to healing, as well as maximizing the healing process. Read More

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January 2022

Could Frida Kahlo have had antiphospholipid syndrome?

Reumatol Clin (Engl Ed) 2022 Feb;18(2):65-68

Morales Vargas Centro de Investigación, León, GTO, Mexico.

Frida Kahlo's medical history shows sequelae of polio, a severe traumatic event that caused multiple fractures and a penetrating pelvic injury, as well as a history of countless surgeries. In her biographical accounts and her works, chronic disabling pain always appears for long periods. Besides, a chronic foot ulcer, gangrene that required amputation of the right leg, a history of abortions, and a positive Wasserman reaction suggest that the artist could have suffered from antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS). Read More

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February 2022

The primary and secondary causes of hospitalizations during the first five years after spinal cord injury.

Spinal Cord 2022 Feb 11. Epub 2022 Feb 11.

College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.

Study Design: Cohort study. Retrospective analysis of uniform billing discharge data (UB-04).

Objectives: To compare and contrast the primary and secondary causes of hospitalization by type of admission, emergency department (ED) versus inpatient only (IP), during the first five years after the traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI). Read More

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February 2022