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Is intervention beneficial for brain vessel malformations?

... has suggested that the annual risk of spontaneous hemorrhage may be as low as 1 percent for many non-ruptured ... with large and more complex BAVMs have higher hemorrhage rates and pose greater technical problems for ... aneurysms, and deep venous drainage add to hemorrhage risk factors. "All told, it has been ...

NYC Medical Examiner Performing Autopsy on Natasha Richardson

... Brain hemorrhage might explain the actress' sudden death, doctors ... sound as though she could have had an expanding hemorrhage between her brain and her skull that simply got ... care. Flanagan said a diagnosis of hemorrhage would account for the headache that surfaced ...

NYC Medical Examiner Peforming Autopsy on Natasha Richardson

... Brain hemorrhage might explain the actress' sudden death, doctors ... sound as though she could have had an expanding hemorrhage between her brain and her skull that simply got ... care. Flanagan said a diagnosis of hemorrhage would account for the headache that surfaced ...

Patients with GI bleeding admitted on the weekend have higher death rate

... Patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (NVUGIH) admitted on the weekend had higher ... . In addition, patients with acute variceal hemorrhage (AVH) admitted to non-teaching hospitals also had ... hospital on the weekend for peptic ulcer-related hemorrhage have higher mortality and more frequently undergo ...

Women, Mexican Americans at Higher Risk for Certain Stroke

... Subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by bleeding in space around the brain, ... ran nearly twice the risk of a subarachnoid hemorrhage than white people. Women, they found, had a ... people in the study experienced a subarachnoid hemorrhage during the seven-year study period. A ...

Pharmaceutical study: Less hemorrhaging after stroke, but not fewer deaths

... spite of this. These are patients with a limited hemorrhage size (delta 60ml), with limited amounts of blood ... the compound could lower the death rate after a hemorrhage and limit impairment. This study was also ... 80 micrograms) with a placebo. The extent of the hemorrhage visible on a CT scan was noticeably larger ...

Lowering Blood Pressure Improves Brain Hemorrhage Outcomes

... a pilot study suggests. Intracranial hemorrhage often causes a rapid rise in blood pressure, ... death and dependency in 2,800 intracranial hemorrhage patients worldwide. In an accompanying ... Medical Encyclopedia has more about intracranial hemorrhage . -- Robert ...

Sound medicine at Acoustics Meeting

... 1) THERAPEUTIC ULTRASOUND FOR DRUG DELIVERY AND hemorrhage CONTROL Just as a magnifying glass can focus ... would be a safe and useful procedure for hemorrhage control because the acoustical waves can be ... cavitation: from enhanced drug delivery to faster hemorrhage control (4pBB3) will be at 2:10 p.m. on Friday, ...

MacArthur commits $11 million to further UCSF work in maternal safety

... families. In the pilot study, 158 obstetrical hemorrhage patients underwent standard hemorrhage treatment and 206 patients with obstetrical ... or untrained attendants. Of the risks, postpartum hemorrhage is the most common cause of maternal mortality, ...

Fewer Deaths Occurring From Brain Bleeds

... productive life-years and the long-term care of patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage who become and remain disabled from a young age," he explained. Recent ... "There is a small but real reduction in aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage because of significant advancements in noninvasive imaging that identifies ...

Brain Hemorrhage Might Explain Natasha Richardson's Death

... transpired, but it does sound as though she could have had an expanding hemorrhage between her brain and her skull that simply got to a point that started to ... He was not involved in Richardson's care. Flanagan said a diagnosis of hemorrhage would account for the headache that surfaced after the accident. And, ...

Brain Hemorrhage May Explain Natasha Richardson's Condition

... transpired but it does sound as though she could have had an expanding hemorrhage between her brain and her skull that simply got to a point that started to ... He is not involved in Richardson's care. Flanagan said a diagnosis of hemorrhage would account for the headache that surfaced after the accident. And, ...

Weekend Admission May Be Riskier for GI Bleeding

... The first study found that people with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (NVUGIH) admitted on weekends were 36 percent less likely to have ... a weekend. The researchers also found that people with acute variceal hemorrhage (AVH) admitted to non-teaching hospitals had lower rates of early ...

Landmark Rh Immune Globulin Celebrates 40 Years of Saving Babies' Lives

... prophylaxis at 26 to 28 weeks gestation Antepartum fetal-maternal hemorrhage (suspected or proven) as a result of placenta previa, amniocentesis, ... dose, the postpartum dose may be withheld, but a test for fetal-maternal hemorrhage should be performed to determine if exposure to >15 mL of red blood ...

New Brain Hemorrhage Guidelines Stress Quick Action

... survival outcomes THURSDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Brain hemorrhage patients have better outcomes when they're treated quickly and at ... guidelines released by the American Heart Association. Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) occurs when a blood vessel bursts and bleeds into the brain's ...

Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial

... irritation may occur during Exjade treatment. Upper GI ulceration and hemorrhage have been reported in patients, including children and adolescents, ... patients should remain alert for signs and symptoms of GI ulceration and hemorrhage and promptly initiate additional evaluation and treatment if a serious GI ...

Study identifies double-balloon enteroscopy as cost-effective approach for obscure GI bleeding

... the CE examination. Patients with normal CE examinations and ongoing GI hemorrhage would undergo an initial anterograde DBE, with the assumption that a ... approximately 86.5 percent of patients would experience cessation of hemorrhage over the course of a year in the DBE arm compared with 76 percent in the ...

Patience during stalled labor can avoid many C-sections, UCSF study shows

... maternal outcomes such as maternal infection, endomyometritis, postpartum hemorrhage and the need for blood transfusions. It also examined the infant's Apgar ... cesarean deliveries, including postpartum hemorrhage, severe postpartum hemorrhage and infections such as chorioamnionitis and endomyometritis, but found no ...

'Hibernation-on-demand' drug significantly improves survival after extreme blood loss

... a similar scenario, involved 56 rats, each of which underwent controlled hemorrhage to remove 60 percent of their blood for three hours before re-infusion ... hydrogen sulfide, which is naturally present in the blood, is lost during hemorrhage and must be replaced to maintain life processes. In April 2005 Roth and ...

Women, Mexican-Americans at higher risk of ruptured brain aneurysm

... type, ischemic. The new paper is based on data from 107 subarachoid hemorrhage patients over the age of 44 who experienced their stroke between 2000 and ... SAH is different from the other type of "bleeding stroke," intracerebral hemorrhage or ICH, which can also result from a ruptured aneurysm or a misformed ...

Clot-Busting Treatment Improves Bleeding Stroke Outcomes

... a prepared statement. This new treatment protocol for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) was developed through a multi-center study and reported this week at ... "We think that this treatment is the most promising story in brain hemorrhage in many years," Hanley said. "We've taken a condition that used to have an ...

Researchers fine-tune clot-busting treatment for bleeding in brain

... University School of Medicine. This condition, known as intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), causes blood to clot inside the brain's interior cavities, building ... "We think that this treatment is the most promising story in brain hemorrhage in many years," says Hanley. "We've taken a condition that used to have an ...

Staff Training Reduces Postpartum Bleeding, Episiotomies

... or tears in the uterus and other tissues occur during birthing, postpartum hemorrhage can occur. The education program, involving 19 hospitals in Argentina ... 500 milliliters (2 cups) or more, and a 70 percent reduction on postpartum hemorrhage of 1,000 milliliters (4 cups) or more. After a year, oxytocin use ...

Georgetown leads major effort to combat disparities in DC stroke care

... project. Project DECIPHER (Differences in the Imaging of Primary hemorrhage based on Ethnicity or Race) DECIPHER addresses the finding that African ... will give us new insight into prevention and treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage in this population. "We are extremely excited about this multi-level, ...

Toxic Mold May Pose Health Threat to Pets

... are just not heard of," Mader said. "Anesthesia doesn't cause pulmonary hemorrhage [bleeding from the lungs.]" These were healthy, indoor cats. Examinations ... to the mold can cause respiratory-related health problems, pulmonary hemorrhage and death in people. It had not previously been associated with disease in ...

U.S. Navy Awards Entegrion Contracts for $4 Million for the Development of Critical Blood Products

... company that selectively integrates synergistic technologies with those in its patent portfolio for development of novel devices and drugs for hemorrhage control, resuscitation, and associated tissue repair. The company is based in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park (RTP) and is the inventor of ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... or suspension of DOXIL and/or VELCADE Persistent severe myelosuppression may result in superinfection, neutropenic fever, or hemorrhage Sepsis occurring during neutropenia has resulted in discontinuation of treatment and in rare cases of death DOXIL may ...

Annual costs of stroke in US children at least $42 million

... United States and lowest in the South, researchers said. Of the total, 22 percent were subarachnoid hemorrhage, 23 percent were intracerebral hemorrhage and 55 were ischemic stroke. In adults, roughly 13 percent of all U.S. strokes are the bleeding type, according to the American Heart ...

Meckel's diverticulum masked by intermittent recurrent subocclusive episodes

... symptoms and imaging features overlap with those of other disorders causing acute abdominal pain or gastrointestinal bleeding (in cases where hemorrhage is present). The case also underlines the utmost importance of laparoscopy as a diagnostic and, at the same time, a therapeutic tool in the pediatric ...

QLT announces 12-month results from Novartis sponsored MONT BLANC study evaluating standard-fluence Visudyne(R) combination therapy

... greater than or equal to 100 (micro)m), presence of subretinal fluid, as assessed by optical coherence tomography (OCT), presence of new subretinal hemorrhage as assessed by ophthalmoscopic examination, presence of CNV leakage as assessed by fluorescein angiography (FA) and decreases in VA of greater than 5 ...

New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer

... to as high as 1.1 percent (1 in 100). "Perforation is one of several potential complications of colonoscopy including cardiopulmonary events, hemorrhage and pain," said S. M. Abbas Fehmi, MD, MSc, clinical faculty at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. "Of these risks, perforation has been ...

New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction

... CASA Call for Action The report details cost effective methods to reverse these spending patterns and reduce human suffering. To stop the hemorrhage of public funds to shovel up the wreckage of substance abuse and addiction, the CASA report offers specific recommendations in its call for actions ...

Medinox Announces Clinical Results of Naproxen Prodrug

... the direct costs of treating ulcer complications associated with NSAID use exceed $4 billion a year. Serious NSAID-induced GI complications such as hemorrhage and perforation are directly responsible for about 20,000 deaths per year in the United States. About Medinox, Inc. Medinox, based in ...

Pregnant and Older May Mean More Complications

... Health. "The good news is that we are seeing some improvements. The bad news is that some of the traditional complications of pregnancy -- hemorrhage and hypertension -- are increasing." Why these problems are on the rise is not clear, Callaghan said. "It would be great to understand why and, to ...

Large congenital and solitary intrahepatic arterioportal

... Three times of transcatheter closure of APF by using multiple coils were performed and they worked. After therapy twice she suffered alimentary tract hemorrhage again. It seems transcatheter closure is not so effective to big APF. The authors considered the reason of therapeutic failure as too much collateral ...

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals and Danisco BioActives Announce Partnership Agreement to Develop Drug Candidate for Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

... outcomes. While the cause of the disease is unknown, the pathological findings of infants who died of NEC show intense mucosal inflammation, hemorrhage and transmural necrosis of the small and large intestines. In the United States, more than 300,000 premature babies (less than 2500 grams) are ...

Study: Every 1.7 minutes a Medicare beneficiary experiences a patient safety event

... serious treatable complications Iatrogenic pneumothorax Selected infections due to medical care Post-operative hip fracture Post-operative hemorrhage or hematoma Post-operative physiologic and metabolic derangements Post-operative respiratory failure Post-operative pulmonary embolism or deep ...

Blood test for brain injuries gains momentum

... If measured within four hours of the injury, the S-100B test accurately predicts which head injury patients will have a traumatic abnormality such as hemorrhage or skull fracture on a head CT scan. It takes about 20 minutes to get results and could spare many patients unnecessary radiation exposure. ...

Natasha Richardson Died From Head Trauma: Autopsy

... of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University's Langone Medical Center in New York City, said Wednesday that a diagnosis of hemorrhage would account for the headache that surfaced after the accident. "It's not terribly common but someone can be perfectly lucid [after hitting their ...

Gleevec(R) substantially reduces risk of cancer returning in patients with life-threatening gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), The Lancet reports

... in patients with severe renal impairment. In the Phase III unresectable or metastatic GIST studies, 13% of patients reported (NCI Grades 3/4) hemorrhage at any site. In the Phase II unresectable or metastatic GIST study, 5% of patients were reported to have severe gastrointestinal (GI) bleeds and/or ...
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