Research Desk

Oct 19, 2019

The purpose of this interventional, phase II study is to evaluate Inhaled RVT-1601 (formerly, PA101B), a new inhalation formulation of cromolyn sodium delivered via the eFlow® Closed System (CS) nebulizer, for the treatment of persistent cough in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

 

Oct 19, 2019

The present study evaluated solid indeterminate nodules with radiological stability suggesting benignity (SINRSBs) through a texture analysis of computed tomography (CT) images. A total of 100 chest CT scans were evaluated, including 50 cases of SINRSBs and 50 cases of malignant nodules. kurtosis (KUR), skewness (SKW), and histogram shape can help to noninvasively diagnose SINRSBs but should not be used alone or without considering clinical data.

Oct 19, 2019

This atlas provides up-to-date guidance on techniques for immediate loading of dental implants. It highlights key points in immediate implant loading of full-arch prostheses and describes the latest procedures for impression and measurement taking.

Oct 19, 2019

This book is the only text for steroid profile interpretation and contains graphic representations and illustrations. It utilises unique reference data collected over 30 years of clinical practice

Oct 19, 2019

The first book to bring together the innovations gained from positive psychology, psychotherapy, and psychiatry. It is written by global experts in positive mental health.

Oct 19, 2019

This issue of Hand Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Sandeep Sebastin and David Tan, will cover key topics of importance for Soft Tissue Reconstruction for Digital Defects. This issue is one of four selected each year by our series consulting editor, Dr. Kevin Chung. Topics discussed in this issue will include: Vascular Anatomy of the Hand in relation to flaps, Adipofascial Flaps, Transposition and Rotation Flaps, etc.

Oct 19, 2019

This new book covers all aspects of “obesity surgery” under emergency conditions. It describes the frailty of obese patients and the critical care needs in emergency conditions and examines clinical pictures, the indications for surgery and the surgical approach in obese patients in emergency conditions in the general clinical setting and after bariatric surgery.

Oct 18, 2019

A 50-year-old male with a history of hyperthyroidism, hypertension, and congestive heart failure presented to another hospital with fever and altered mentation. He was found to have pneumonia on imaging and was started on antibiotics. He developed shock complicated by atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rate which was treated with amiodarone. The endocrinology team determined he was in thyroid storm. His medical treatment of thyroid storm was aggressively titrated to maximal therapy. But this was followed by transaminitis, respiratory failure requiring intubation, shock requiring vasopressor support, kidney failure requiring continuous renal replacement therapy, and heart failure.

Oct 18, 2019

 

Watch Dr. Francesco Coratti, MD et al surgically address a rectovaginal fistula using a TEO approach. The person had had a prior TME after neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer. 

Oct 18, 2019

An 85-year-old male patient presented for investigation of iron deficiency anaemia. Initial upper endoscopy found a subepithelial duodenal lesion with central depression but otherwise normal appearing mucosa. Superficial biopsies of the duodenal lesion were unremarkable. Subsequent antegrade single balloon enteroscopy revealed active bleeding from the lesion which was refractory to endoscopic treatment.