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C Yun Castilla, F Rodríguez Amuedo, A Morales Martínez, J P López Siguero, M J Martínez Aedo, G Milano Manso
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July 22, 2016: Medicina Intensiva
Filip Gabalec, Alzbeta Zavrelová, Eduard Havel, Jaroslav Cerman, Jakub Radocha, Ioannis Svilias, Jan Cáp
Only a few cases of pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in Cushing's syndrome have been published in the literature so far. In the majority of these patients, the pneumonia occurred after reduction of the hypercortisolism with medicamentous treatment. We report two cases of PCP during conservative treatment of hypercortisolism. We describe clinical, imaging and laboratory findings in two patients and review published cases of pneumocystits pneumonia in Cushing's syndrome. A 60-year-old woman and 20-year-old man with Cushing's syndrome due to ectopic ACTH syndrome were treated at our department...
2011: Acta Medica (Hradec Králové)
Célio Gomes de Amorim, Luiz Marcelo Sá Malbouisson, Beatriz Mangueira Saraiva, Fernanda Maria da Silva Pedro, Milton Arruda Martins, Maria José Carvalho Carmona
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) can cause pulmonary dysfunction. Inflammatory changes may affect the release of nitric oxide (NO). The objective of this study was to evaluate exhaled NO in patients undergoing myocardial revascularization (MR) with CPB. METHODS: This is a prospective study with nine adult patients undergoing MR with CPB. Initially, air samples were collected to analyze the presence of NO in the system that feeds the anesthesia equipment...
May 2009: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
Michelle Nacur Lorentz, Bayard Gontijo Filho
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Congenital cardiopathy is one of the most common problems at birth, with an incidence of 1 to 1.5 in 10,000 live births. Currently, more than 85% of children with congenital cardiopathy survive to adulthood, partly due to the development of new therapies, but especially because of the tendency for earlier surgical corrections. On the other hand, adult patients with non-corrected tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) are hard to find. The objective of the present report was to describe a case of repair of TOF in an adult patient...
October 2007: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
Michelle Nacur Lorentz, Ektor Corrêa Vrandecic, Leonardo Ferber Drumond, Raquel Reis Soares
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Atrial myxomas are the most common type of primary intracardiac tumors. Although they are benign, it is recommended its immediate removal as soon as the diagnosis is confirmed, since they are associated with tumor embolization and their harmful consequences. The objective of this report was to present the case of an intracardiac tumor of rare location (right atrium) that developed intraoperative embolization and to alert anesthesiologists for the possibility of this complication, besides discussing the anesthetic conduct...
January 2008: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
Jerzy Kuczkowski, Waldemar Narozny, Czesław Stankiewicz, Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska, Wojciech Skrzypczak, Ewa Kowalska, Lukasz Plichta
INTRODUCTION: Paranasal sinus mucocoele is a benign pseudocystic lesion, which may originate from any sinus cavities when their natural ostia are blocked. Raising mucocoele in frontal, ethmoid or sphenoid sinus causes headache, disorders of eye mobility and deformities of forehead or orbit. AIM OF THIS STUDY: was clinical analysis of treatment results taking into consideration the method of surgical treatment. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Presented material consists of 42 patients (39 adults and 3 children), 22 females and 20 males, in the age from 8 to 76 treated at Department of Otolaryngology of Medical University of Gdansk in the years from 1995 to 2005 for paranasal sinuses mucocoele...
2007: Otolaryngologia Polska
R N Lebedeva, V I Brusin, R B Maiachkin
The efficacy of tramal for preventing motor hyperactivity is assessed in patients on spontaneous respiration after surgery during fiber bronchoscopy under a short-acting hypnotic ethomidate. Group 1 consisted of 22 patients to whom 100 mg of tramal was injected intravenously 30 min before fiber bronchoscopy, group 2 of 10 patients subjected to fiber bronchoscopy without preliminary tramal. Ethomidate caused manifest 20-45-sec myoclonus in the distal parts of the upper and lower limbs in 80% of cases. Pretreatment with tramal (100 mg intravenously) decreased the severity and incidence of myoclonus to 18...
May 1998: Anesteziologiia i Reanimatologiia
T Bermejo Vicedo, F J Hidalgo Correas, J M Carrasco
To increase the efficiency of medication used in therapy and diagnostics, there have been, during the last decades, important advances in the inclusion techniques hereof, in vehicles which give greater selectivity and tolerance. Among the colloidal vehicle systems of medications with different medications, the object of the present review study. Therefore, we analyze the rationale of their use as a vehicle of medication, their physical and chemical characteristics, the ways of elimination after their administration, as well as the formulations in oil-water emulsions for the parenteral administration of diferent active substances such as diazepam, propofol, methohexital, ethomidate, amphotericin B, cytostatics, and cyclosporine, among others...
January 1996: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
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