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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29663071/cyclosporine-a-responsive-congenital-nephrotic-syndrome-with-single-heterozygous-variants-in-nphs1-nphs2-and-plce1
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Anna Eichinger, Sabine Ponsel, Carsten Bergmann, Roman Günthner, Julia Hoefele, Kerstin Amann, Bärbel Lange-Sperandio
BACKGROUND: Congenital nephrotic syndrome (CNS) is primarily a monogenetic disease, with the majority of cases due to changes in five different genes: the nephrin (NPHS1), podocin (NPHS2), Wilms tumor 1 (WT1), laminin ß2 (LAMB2), and phospholipase C epsilon 1 (PLCE1, NPHS3) gene. Usually CNS is not responsive to immunosuppressive therapy, but treatment with ACE inhibitors, AT1 receptor blockade and/or indomethacin can reduce proteinuria. If the disease progresses to end-stage renal disease, kidney transplantation is the therapy of choice...
April 16, 2018: Pediatric Nephrology: Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29662747/nutritional-insufficiency-as-a-predictor-for-adverse-outcomes-in-adult-spinal-deformity-surgery
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Kevin Phan, Jun S Kim, Joshua Xu, John Di Capua, Nathan J Lee, Parth Kothari, Khushdeep S Vig, James Dowdell, Samuel K Cho
Study Design: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. Objective: The effect of malnutrition on outcomes after general surgery has been well reported in the literature. However, there is a paucity of data on the effect of malnutrition on postoperative complications during adult deformity surgery. The study attempts to explore and quantify the association between hypoalbuminemia and postoperative complications. Methods: A retrospective cohort analysis was performed on the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) database from 2010 to 2014...
April 2018: Global Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649614/missing-data-treatments-matter-an-analysis-of-multiple-imputation-for-anterior-cervical-discectomy-and-fusion-procedures
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Nathaniel T Ondeck, Michael C Fu, Laura A Skrip, Ryan P McLynn, Jonathan J Cui, Bryce A Basques, Todd J Albert, Jonathan N Grauer
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: The presence of missing data is a limitation of large datasets, including the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). In addressing this issue, most studies utilize complete case analysis, which excludes cases with missing data, thus potentially introducing selection bias. Multiple imputation, a statistically rigorous approach that approximates missing data and preserves sample size, may be an improvement over complete case analysis. PURPOSE: To evaluate the impact of using multiple imputation in comparison to complete case analysis for assessing the associations between preoperative laboratory values and adverse outcomes following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) procedures...
April 9, 2018: Spine Journal: Official Journal of the North American Spine Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628480/immune-complex-glomerulonephritis-of-suspected-iatrogenic-origin-in-five-japanese-black-calves
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Véronique Bernier Gosselin, Dae Y Kim, Dusty W Nagy, Brian M Shoemake, Daniel P Shaw, Angela B Royal, Tim J Evans, John R Middleton
Five Japanese Black embryo transfer calves from a single embryo flush, 30 to 45-days-old, including 4 live animals for clinical examination and 1 dead for necropsy, were presented with a history of decreased milk intake and hypoproteinemia. Consistent clinicopathological abnormalities in the 4 calves presented for clinical evaluation included hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, hypoproteinemia, hypoalbuminemia, hyperbilirubinemia, increased creatine phosphokinase activity, and proteinuria. Four calves ultimately were necropsied and all had histologic evidence of immune complex glomerulonephritis...
April 6, 2018: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29622977/clinical-and-laboratory-characteristics-of-short-term-mortality-in-egyptian-patients-with-acute-heart-failure
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Ahmad Tageldien Abdellah, Alaa Desouky Mohamed, Hamdy Ali Hendawi, Magdi Ali Omera
Objective: To identify the clinical and laboratory predictors of short-term mortality in patients with acute heart failure (AHF). Subjects and methods: We conducted a prospective, single center study on 120 consecutive patients presented with acute heart failure to the emergency department. All patients had clinical, laboratory, electrocardiographic and echocardiographic evaluation. Short-term mortality was reported within 30 days of presentation. Results: Mean age was 59...
September 2017: The Egyptian heart journal: (EHJ): official bulletin of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29621091/severe-cognitive-impairment-associated-with-a-high-free-but-therapeutic-total-concentration-of-valproic-acid-due-to-hypoalbuminemia-in-an-older-patient-with-bipolar-disorder
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Géraud Dautzenberg, Mariëtte Nederlof, Aartjan Beekman, Toine Egberts, Eibert R Heerdink
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 4, 2018: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619607/pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic-considerations-of-beta-lactam-antibiotics-in-adult-critically-ill-patients
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REVIEW
Anne M Masich, Mojdeh S Heavner, Jeffrey P Gonzales, Kimberly C Claeys
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Beta-lactam antibiotics are commonly prescribed in critically ill patients for a variety of infectious conditions. Our understanding of how critical illness alters beta-lactam pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) is rapidly evolving. RECENT FINDINGS: There is a growing body of literature in adult patients demonstrating that physiological alterations occurring in critically ill patients may limit our ability to optimally dose beta-lactam antibiotics to reach these PK/PD targets...
April 4, 2018: Current Infectious Disease Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619573/-idiopathic-systemic-capillary-leak-syndrome-clarkson-disease-a-rare-cause-of-recurrent-life-threatening-edema
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REVIEW
S Dasdelen, S-O Grebe
This case report describes the episodic occurrence of severe generalized edema in a young female patient, who developed hypertension with a massive hemoconcentration (hematocrit >0.5, hemoglobin >20g/dl) and hypoalbuminemia during the course of these acute disease phases. After the first two disease exacerbations were overcome, there was a complete regression of symptoms. After a long symptom-free interval, a new exacerbation occurred as a result of which critical organ ischemia occurred due to the severe hypotension and massive edema...
April 4, 2018: Der Internist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619399/celiac-disease-and-secondary-amyloidosis-a-possible-causal-association
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Ankit Chhoda, Deepanshu Jain, Mradul Kumar Daga, Vineeta Batra
We report a rare case of secondary renal amyloidosis in a patient with probable celiac disease presenting as nephrotic syndrome. A 30-year-old man with chronic diarrhea presented with progressive anasarca for 2 years. On further evaluation, he had hypoalbuminemia, significant nephrotic-range proteinuria, and elevated levels of anti-tissue transglutaminase. Renal biopsy suggested deposition of amorphous Congo red-positive material in the glomerular mesangium, positive for amyloid A amyloidosis. Endoscopic duodenal biopsy suggested blunting of the villous architecture and chronic inflammation of the lamina propria...
2018: ACG Case Reports Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29614570/-clinical-features-and-genetic-variants-of-dent-disease-in-10-children
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S L Zhao, F Zhao, Y G Sha, Q X Chen, X Q Cheng, S M Huang
Objective: To summarize the clinical features and genetic analysis results of 10 children with Dent disease. Methods: The clinical data and gene test results of 10 boys aged from 8 months to 12 years with Dent disease diagnosed in Children's Hospital of Nanjing Medical University from January 2014 to July 2017 were analyzed retrospectively. Results: All patients had insidious onset, 5 cases were found to have proteinuria on routine urine examination after hospitalization duo to other diseases, 4 cases were admitted to hospital because increased foams in the urine, and 1 case was found to have proteinuria on health checkup...
April 2, 2018: Zhonghua Er Ke za Zhi. Chinese Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29609084/risk-factors-for-thirty-day-morbidity-and-mortality-in-extradural-lumbar-spine-tumor-resection
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Christopher A Sarkiss, Eliza H Hersh, Travis R Ladner, Nathan Lee, Parth Kothari, Nikita Lakomkin, John M Caridi
BACKGROUND: Epidural tumors in the lumbar spine represent a unique cohort of lesions with individual risks and challenges to resection. Knowledge of modifiable risk factors are important in minimizing postoperative complications. OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk factors for 30-day morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing extradural lumbar tumor resection. METHODS: A retrospective study of prospectively collected data utilizing the ACS-NSQIP database was performed...
March 30, 2018: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29604290/intestinal-failure-and-aberrant-lipid-metabolism-in-patients-with-dgat1-deficiency
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Jorik M van Rijn, Rico Chandra Ardy, Zarife Kuloğlu, Bettina Härter, Désirée Y van Haaften-Visser, Hubert P J van der Doef, Marliek van Hoesel, Aydan Kansu, Anke H M van Vugt, Marini Ng, Freddy T M Kokke, Ana Krolo, Meryem Keçeli Başaran, Neslihan Gurcan Kaya, Aysel Ünlüsoy Aksu, Buket Dalgıç, Figen Ozcay, Zeren Baris, Renate Kain, Edwin C A Stigter, Klaske D Lichtenbelt, Maarten P G Massink, Karen J Duran, Joke B G M Verheij, Dorien Lugtenberg, Peter G J Nikkels, Henricus G F Brouwer, Henkjan J Verkade, Rene Scheenstra, Bart Spee, Edward E S Nieuwenhuis, Paul J Coffer, Andreas R Janecke, Gijs van Haaften, Roderick H J Houwen, Thomas Müller, Sabine Middendorp, Kaan Boztug
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Congenital diarrheal disorders are rare inherited intestinal disorders characterized by intractable, sometimes life-threatening, diarrhea and nutrient malabsorption; some have been associated with mutations in diacylglycerol-acyltransferase 1 (DGAT1), which catalyzes formation of triacylglycerol from diacylglycerol and acyl-CoA. We investigated the mechanisms by which DGAT1 deficiency contributes to intestinal failure using patient-derived organoids. METHODS: We collected blood samples from 10 patients, from 6 unrelated pedigrees, who presented with early-onset severe diarrhea and/or vomiting, hypoalbuminemia, and/or (fatal) protein-losing enteropathy with intestinal failure; we performed next-generation sequence analysis of DNA from 8 patients...
March 28, 2018: Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29604093/serum-albumin-concentration-as-an-independent-prognostic-indicator-in-patients-with-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension
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David Snipelisky, Jacob Jentzer, Omar Batal, Zeina Dardari, Michael Mathier
INTRODUCTION: Serum albumin is a strong prognostic indicator for many disease processes, yet limited data exist regarding its prognostic relationship in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Our study aims to assess the relationship of hypoalbuminemia with disease severity and mortality in this population. METHODS: A retrospective review of all patients with WHO group 1 PAH evaluated between March 2001 and August 2008 was performed. Patients were stratified into groups based on serum albumin concentration ≤3...
March 31, 2018: Clinical Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29603815/the-relationship-of-delirium-and-risk-factors-in-cardiology-intensive-care-unit-patients-with-the-nursing-workload
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A Öztürk Birge, T Bedük
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study is to evaluate the relationship of delirium and risk factors in cardiology intensive care unit (ICU) patients with the nursing workload. BACKGROUND: Delirium is a common syndrome in patients with cardiac problems. The risk factors causing delirium and the presence and type of delirium affect the nurse workload and patient care quality adversely. DESIGN: This cross-sectional study was conducted with 133 patients staying at the cardiology ICU of a university hospital between January 5 and March 31, 2017...
March 31, 2018: Journal of Clinical Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29598850/evaluation-of-risk-factors-for-complications-after-bariatric-surgery
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D Quilliot, M-A Sirveaux, C Nomine-Criqui, T Fouquet, N Reibel, L Brunaud
The decision to perform a bariatric surgical procedure, the conclusion of a clinical pathway in which management is individually adapted to each patient, is taken after multidisciplinary consultation. Paradoxically, the patients who would most benefit from surgery are also those who have the highest operative risk. In practice, predictive factors of mortality and severe postoperative complications (Clavien-Dindo>III) must be used to evaluate the benefit/risk ratio most objectively. The main risk factors are age, male gender, body mass index, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, insulin resistance and diabetes, tobacco abuse, cardiovascular disease, ability to lose weight before surgery, hypoalbuminemia and functional disability...
March 26, 2018: Journal of Visceral Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29594119/monogenic-causes-of-proteinuria-in-children
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REVIEW
Onur Cil, Farzana Perwad
Glomerular disease is a common cause for proteinuria and chronic kidney disease leading to end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis or kidney transplantation in children. Nephrotic syndrome in children is diagnosed by the presence of a triad of proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and edema. Minimal change disease is the most common histopathological finding in children and adolescents with nephrotic syndrome. Focal segmental sclerosis is also found in children and is the most common pathological finding in patients with monogenic causes of nephrotic syndrome...
2018: Frontiers in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589391/effects-of-serum-albumin-calcium-levels-cancer-stage-and-performance-status-on-weight-loss-in-parathyroid-hormone-related-peptide-positive-or-negative-patients-with-cancer
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Ji Yeon Lee, Namki Hong, Hye Ryun Kim, Byung Wan Lee, Eun Seok Kang, Bong Soo Cha, Yong Ho Lee
BACKGROUND: A recent animal study showed that parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP) is associated with cancer cachexia by promoting adipose tissue browning, and we previously demonstrated that PTHrP predicts weight loss (WL) in patients with cancer. In this study, we investigated whether prediction of WL by PTHrP is influenced by clinical factors such as serum albumin, corrected calcium levels, cancer stage, and performance status (PS). METHODS: A cohort of 219 patients with cancer whose PTHrP level was measured was enrolled and followed for body weight (BW) changes...
March 2018: Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29581807/the-prevalence-and-implication-of-zinc-deficiency-in-patients-with-chronic-liver-disease
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Kazuhiro Katayama, Takumi Kawaguchi, Koichi Shiraishi, Toshifumi Ito, Kazutomo Suzuki, Chizu Koreeda, Takaaki Ohtake, Motoh Iwasa, Yoshio Tokumoto, Ryujin Endo, Naohiro Kawamura, Makoto Shiraki, Tatsunori Hanai, Daiki Habu, Satoru Tsuruta, Hironori Sakai, Yoshiyuki Miwa, Norifumi Kawada, Akinobu Kato, Yoshiyuki Takei, Tetsuya Mine, Yutaka Kohgo, Toshihito Seki, Michio Sata, Yuri Ito, Keisuke Fukui, Shuhei Nishiguchi, Hisataka Moriwaki, Kazuyuki Suzuki
Background: Patients with liver cirrhosis often exhibit zinc deficiency. Although zinc is involved in many bioactivities, many aspects of clinical implications of zinc deficiency in liver cirrhosis remain unclear. We aimed to reveal the prevalence and implications of zinc deficiency in liver cirrhosis by assessing associations with parameters such as clinical symptoms and laboratory data. Methods: In 235 cirrhosis patients enrolled at multiple medical institutions in 2009, we assessed how blood zinc levels were associated with their clinical symptoms, patients characteristics, and liver function test results...
May 2018: Journal of Clinical Medicine Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576961/clinical-impact-of-albumin-in-advanced-head-and-neck-cancer-patients-with-free-flap-reconstruction-a-retrospective-study
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Ming-Hsien Tsai, Hui-Ching Chuang, Yu-Tsai Lin, Hui Lu, Wei-Chih Chen, Fu-Min Fang, Chih-Yen Chien
Background: Poor nutritional status among patients with advanced stage head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is common. Albumin is a common indicator of nutritional status and has been shown to be a predictor of oncological outcomes and perioperative morbidity. This study aims to determine the prognostic value of the serum albumin level among patients with advanced HNSCC undergoing surgery with simultaneous free flap reconstruction. Methods: A total of 233 patients with advanced head and neck cancer undergoing tumor resection and immediate microvascular free flap reconstruction in a tertiary referral center were enrolled retrospectively between January 2009 and December 2011...
2018: PeerJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29570241/acute-cardiac-events-in-severe-community-acquired-pneumonia-a-multicenter-study
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Aykut Cilli, Ozlem Cakin, Emine Aksoy, Feyza Kargın, Nalan Adıguzel, Zuhal Karakurt, Begum Ergan, Seda Mersin, Selen Bozkurt, Fatma Ciftci, Melike Cengiz
INTRODUCTION: An increased risk of cardiovascular complications has been defined in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), but limited data is available for patients with severe CAP. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to define the prevalence, characteristics, risk factors and impact on mortality of acute cardiac events in patients with severe CAP during short and long term. METHOD: This investigation was a multicenter, retrospective cohort sudy of patients with severe CAP...
March 23, 2018: Clinical Respiratory Journal
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