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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28556301/supraventricular-tachycardia-after-withdrawal-of-prolonged-dexmedetomidine-infusion-in-a-paediatric-patient-without-heart-disease
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J Carlos Flores-González, Ana Estalella-Mendoza, Alfonso M Lechuga-Sancho, Arturo Hernández-González, Fernando Rubio-Quiñones, Patricia Rodríguez-Campoy, Mónica Saldaña-Valderas
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE: Dexmedetomidine (DEX) has been reported to be safe in paediatric patients. CASE DESCRIPTION: We present the case of a girl without heart disease admitted at our PICU due to an influenza A acute respiratory distress syndrome, who suffered a paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) twelve hours after DEX progressive withdrawal was completed. WHAT IS NEW AND CONCLUSION: This is the first report of PSVT as an adverse reaction to DEX in a paediatric patient without heart disease...
May 27, 2017: Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552271/comparing-the-success-rates-of-standard-and-modified-valsalva-maneuvers-to-terminate-psvt-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#2
Şeref Kerem Çorbacıoğlu, Emine Akıncı, Yunsur Çevik, Halit Aytar, Mehmet Veysel Öncül, Sedat Akkan, Hüseyin Uzunosmanoğlu
PURPOSE: The study aimed to detect whether modified Valsalva maneuver (VM) is more effective than the standard VM in terminating paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). METHODOLOGY: This randomized controlled trial was conducted in the emergency department of a training and research hospital between Dec. 1, 2015 and Dec. 31, 2016. Participants were divided into two groups, randomly assigned standard VM or modified VM, as the first treatment with two-dimensional permutation blocks; in the order of arrival of the patients...
May 22, 2017: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28471968/spinal-anesthesia-increases-the-risk-of-venous-thromboembolism-in-total-arthroplasty-secondary-analysis-of-a-j-psvt-cohort-study-on-anesthesia
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Mashio Nakamura, Masataka Kamei, Seiji Bito, Kiyoshi Migita, Shigeki Miyata, Kenji Kumagai, Isao Abe, Yasuaki Nakagawa, Yuichiro Nakayama, Masanobu Saito, Takaaki Tanaka, Satoru Motokawa
Clinical guidance on the choice of anesthetic modality vis-à-vis the risk of perioperative venous thromboembolism (VTE) is largely lacking because of a paucity of recent evidence. A comparative effect of general anesthesia and neuraxial blockade on the perioperative incidence of VTE has not been well-investigated.We compared the effects of different types of anesthetic modalities on the risk of VTE after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA).This is a secondary analysis of the Japanese Study of Prevention and Actual Situation of Venous Thromboembolism after Total Arthroplasty (J-PSVT)...
May 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28366662/association-of-paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-with-ischemic-stroke-a-national-case-control-study
#4
Jui-Kun Chiang, Hsueh-Hsin Kao, Yee-Hsin Kao
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cardioembolic stroke accounts for approximately 15%-20% of all ischemic strokes. Atrial fibrillation constitutes one-half to two-thirds of all cardioembolic stroke events. The association of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) with ischemic stroke remains unclear. A national case-control study was conducted to identify the risk factors, including PSVT, for ischemic stroke in Taiwan. METHODS: We designed a national case-control study comprising patients diagnosed with ischemic stroke (n = 5633) from 1997 to 2011; each patient from the case group was randomly matched with the control group (n = 30,895) in Taiwan...
March 30, 2017: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: the Official Journal of National Stroke Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28239808/atrial-fibrillation-prevalence-and-atrial-vulnerability-analysis-in-paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-patients-after-radiofrequency-ablation
#5
Q-X Zhao, Y-M Zhao, L Mao, D-L Shen, X-Y Zhao
OBJECTIVE: Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) patient has higher prevalence ratio of atrial fibrillation (AF), while AF recurrence remains a high ratio after radiofrequency ablation (RFCA). This study explored AF prevalence and atrial vulnerability in PSVT patients after RFCA, using ROC curve to analyze atrial effective refractory period dispersion (dERP) on postoperative AF in the prediction of PSVT. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The PSVT patients were enrolled and divided into three groups and received RFCA treatment between January 2010 and December 2014...
February 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27747715/coma-after-quetiapine-fumarate-intentional-overdose-in-a-71-year-old-man-a-case-report
#6
S Gibiino, A Trappoli, B Balzarro, A R Atti, D De Ronchi
A 71-year-old man developed coma with severe respiratory failure, hypotension, and tachycardia induced by the intentional ingestion of quetiapine fumarate extended release (XR) 20 g. At the time, he had been treated for bipolar depression with venlafaxine 75 mg/day, lamotrigine 100 mg/day, pregabalin 75 mg/day, and quetiapine XR 400 mg/day for approximately 1 year. Comorbidities were hypertension treated with metoprolol, diabetes mellitus type 2 treated with metformin, and benign prostatic hyperplasia treated with silodosin...
December 2015: Drug Safety—Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27727096/predicting-the-clinical-manifestations-in-necrotizing-acute-pancreatitis-patients-with-splanchnic-vein-thrombosis
#7
Jing Zhou, Lu Ke, Dongliang Yang, Yizhe Chen, Gang Li, Zhihui Tong, Weiqin Li, Jieshou Li
BACKGROUND: Splanchnic venous thrombosis (SVT) is a relatively rare but important complication of necrotizing acute pancreatitis (NAP). Clinical manifestations and severity of this complication in different patients vary greatly, ranging from mild abdominal discomfort even asymptomatic to lethal gastrorrhagia or hepatic failure. The aim of the present study was to develop a model to predict the clinical manifestations of SVT in NAP patients. METHODS: This retrospective cohort study was conducted in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) of Jinling Hospital...
November 2016: Pancreatology: Official Journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27686550/-comparison-of-radiofrequency-catheter-ablation-for-paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-guided-by-three-dimensional-navigation-with-x-ray
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
L Y Qian, H Zou, X D Che, L H Wang, X X Cen, Q Xu, B M Qu
Objective: To compare the therapeutic efficiency and safety of radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) for paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia (PSVT) guided by three-dimensional navigation with X-ray. Methods: One hundred and seventy-six patients with PSVT hospitalized in Department of Cardiology, Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital between January 2013 and December 2014 were enrolled in this study. RFCA was performed on 95 patients (Group A) guided by the three dimensional electric-field navigation system (NavX) and the procedures were done with the spatial localization method, unless X-ray was needed in some cases...
September 20, 2016: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27639911/-routine-screening-of-splenic-or-portal-vein-thrombosis-after-splenectomy
#9
A Bouvier, M Gout, S Audia, C Chalumeau, P Rat, O Deballon
BACKGROUND: Portal and/or splenic vein thrombosis (PSVT) is common after splenectomy. It can be a life-threatening complication, with a risk of bowel ischemia and portal hypertension. An early diagnosis allows an effective medical treatment and prevents life-threatening complications. There is no consensus regarding the benefit of systematic screening of patients after splenectomy for PSVT. We started in January 2012 a routine screening of PSVT after elective splenectomy. The aim of this study was to assess this policy...
January 2017: La Revue de Médecine Interne
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27635265/a-patient-with-a-right-atrium-mass-and-congenital-heart-disease-a-challenging-diagnosis-of-a-stubborn-disease
#10
Wenyan Wang, Huaicong Long, Zhiying Zhao
Cardiac lymphoma is extremely rare. An intracardiac mass has rarely been reported to be the cardiac involvement of extranodal lymphoma. It is difficult to establish a final diagnosis via routine examinations. The ability of an echocardiogram to characterize tissue is limited; systemic (18)F-FDG PET/CT scans provide important information for both staging and response assessment in patients with lymphoma. A 68-year-old Chinese male with a second patent foramen ovale (PFO) and an interventricular septal defect presented at our institute with persistent fever, shortness of breath, repeated paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) attack, and rapidly progressing superior vena cava syndrome...
2016: Case Reports in Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27584838/utilizing-electroencephalography-measurements-for-comparison-of-task-specific-neural-efficiencies-spatial-intelligence-tasks
#11
Benjamin J Call, Wade Goodridge, Idalis Villanueva, Nicholas Wan, Kerry Jordan
Spatial intelligence is often linked to success in engineering education and engineering professions. The use of electroencephalography enables comparative calculation of individuals' neural efficiency as they perform successive tasks requiring spatial ability to derive solutions. Neural efficiency here is defined as having less beta activation, and therefore expending fewer neural resources, to perform a task in comparison to other groups or other tasks. For inter-task comparisons of tasks with similar durations, these measurements may enable a comparison of task type difficulty...
2016: Journal of Visualized Experiments: JoVE
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27558507/reduced-induction-of-anti-pf4-heparin-antibody-in-ra-patients-after-total-knee-arthroplasty
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Masahiro Izumi, Tatsuya Sakai, Atsunori Shirakawa, Hideko Kozuru, Yuka Jiuchi, Yasumori Izumi, Tomohiko Asahara, Kenji Kumagai, Masaaki Mawatari, Makoto Osaki, Satoru Motokawa, Kiyoshi Migita
BACKGROUND: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is caused by antibodies (Abs) specific to platelet factor 4 (PF4)/heparin complexes. In this study, we evaluated the rates of seroconversion of anti-PF4/heparin Ab between patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and with osteoarthritis (OA) who underwent total knee arthroplasty. METHODS: The subjects of this randomized controlled trial were 124 patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and received edoxaban with or without a foot pump as thromboprophylaxis...
2016: Arthritis Research & Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27484659/paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-pathophysiology-diagnosis-and-management
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REVIEW
Salah S Al-Zaiti, Kathy S Magdic
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a well-known and thoroughly studied clinical syndrome, characterized by regular tachycardia rhythm with sudden onset and abrupt termination. Most patients present with palpitations and dizziness, and their electrocardiogram demonstrates a narrow QRS complex and regular tachycardia with hidden or inverted P waves. PSVT is caused by re-entry due to the presence of inhomogeneous, accessory, or concealed conducting pathways. Hemodynamically stable patients are treated by vagal maneuvers, intravenous adenosine, diltiazem, or verapamil, hemodynamically unstable patients are treated by cardioversion...
September 2016: Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27365225/-paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-psvt-two-presentations-two-approaches
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J Verdú Solans, M Soler Costa, A Molero Arcos, I Ojeda Cuchillero
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 27, 2016: Semergen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27234442/a-male-infant-had-subdural-effusion-and-paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-during-the-febrile-episode-of-kawasaki-disease-a-case-report-and-literature-review
#15
Chia-Pei Chou, I-Chun Lin, Kuang-Che Kuo
BACKGROUND: Kawasaki disease is an acute, febrile, self-limiting, inflammatory systemic vasculitis seen in early childhood, most commonly in those below 5 years of age. In Kawasaki disease, the coronary arteries are most commonly affected, which may lead to asymptomatic coronary artery ectasia or formation of an aneurysm. Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia(PSVT) is a severe and rare cardiovascular complication of Kawasaki disease. A case of Kawasaki disease presenting with unusual findings, including subdural effusion and PSVT is reported...
May 28, 2016: BMC Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27154616/predictors-of-portal-vein-system-thrombosis-after-laparoscopic-splenectomy-and-azygoportal-disconnection-a-retrospective-cohort-study-of-75-consecutive-patients-with-3-months-follow-up
#16
Guo-Qing Jiang, Dou-Sheng Bai, Ping Chen, Bing-Lan Xia, Jian-Jun Qian, Sheng-Jie Jin
INTRODUCTION: Portal vein system thrombosis (PVST) is an alarming and potentially life-threatening complication of laparoscopic splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection (LSD). The objective of this study was to investigate negative and positive predictors of PVST after LSD in patients receiving anticoagulant regimens with aspirin or warfarin. METHODS: Seventy-five consecutive patients who underwent LSD from 2013 to 2014 were retrospectively reviewed. Patients received anticoagulant regimen with warfarin (n = 35) or aspirin (n = 40) according to individual preference...
June 2016: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27064832/anticoagulation-therapy-with-warfarin-versus-low-dose-aspirin-prevents-portal-vein-thrombosis-after-laparoscopic-splenectomy-and-azygoportal-disconnection
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Guo-Qing Jiang, Bing-Lan Xia, Ping Chen, Jian-Jun Qian, Sheng-Jie Jin, Si-Qin Zuo, Dou-Sheng Bai
BACKGROUND: Portal vein system thrombosis (PVST) is a frequent and potentially life-threatening complication after laparoscopic splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection (LSD) in patients with cirrhotic portal hypertension. The objective of this study was to investigate the safety and effectiveness of warfarin with a target international normalized ratio (INR) of 2.0-2.5 for the prevention of PVST after LSD. Hitherto, this is the first study to assess the use of warfarin in this field...
July 2016: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27021469/slow-pathway-modification-in-patients-presenting-with-only-two-consecutive-av-nodal-echo-beats
#18
Felix K Wegner, Maria Silvano, Nils Bögeholz, Patrick R Leitz, Gerrit Frommeyer, Dirk G Dechering, Stephan Zellerhoff, Simon Kochhäuser, Philipp S Lange, Julia Köbe, Kristina Wasmer, Gerold Mönnig, Lars Eckardt, Christian Pott
BACKGROUND: Slow pathway modification (SPM) is the therapy of choice for AV-nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT). When AVNRT is not inducible, empirical ablation can be considered, however, the outcome in patients with two AV nodal echo beats (AVNEBs) is unknown. METHODS: Out of a population of 3003 patients who underwent slow pathway modification at our institution between 1993 and 2013, we retrospectively included 32 patients with a history of symptomatic tachycardia, lack of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (pSVT) inducibility but occurrence of two AVNEBs...
February 2017: Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26850499/torsades-de-pointes-after-adenosine-administration
#19
Nicholay Teodorovich, Elena Margolin, Yonatan Kogan, Ofir Paz, Moshe Swissa
Adenosine can produce arrhythmias, which are generally short living. It may induce PACs and PVCs, sinus bradycardia, and atrial fibrillation. There have been reports of transient polymorphic VT (torsades de pointes) in patients with LQTS and others in people with normal QT interval. We report a case of a long episode of polymorphic VT induced by adenosine. A 27 year old woman received 6 mg adenosine for PSVT, which terminated and torsades de pointes developed, persisting for 17 seconds and terminated spontaneously...
March 2016: Journal of Electrocardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26801306/responses-of-cardiac-natriuretic-peptides-after-paroxysmal-supraventricular-tachycardia-anp-surges-faster-than-bnp-and-cnp
#20
Jen-Yuan Kuo, An-Mei Wang, Sheng-Hsiung Chang, Chung-Lieh Hung, Chun-Yen Chen, Bing-Fu Shih, Hung-I Yeh
Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) secretion increases after 30 min of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). Whether this phenomenon also applies to brain or C-type natriuretic peptides (BNP or CNP) remains unknown. Blood samples of 18 patients (41 ± 11 yr old; 4 men) with symptomatic PSVT and normal left ventricular systolic function (ejection fraction 65 ± 6%) were collected from the coronary sinus (CS) and the femoral artery (FA) before and 30 min after the induction, and 30 min after the termination of PSVT...
March 15, 2016: American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology
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