Distribution and Predictors of F-18-FDG Uptake Values of Non-Malignant Cervical Lymph Nodes in Pediatric Patients

EJNMMI Research
Jun 05, 2024

SUVmax in ipsilateral palatine tonsil is a strong predictor of the maximal uptake value of non-malignant cervical lymph nodes in children. The intensity of uptake in non-malignant cervical lymph nodes is frequently higher than liver uptake in children, and this tendency increases for younger patients.

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Reducing Procedural Pain and Avoiding Peripheral Intravenous Catheters by Implementing a Feeding Protocol for Late Preterm Infants

Advances in Neonatal Care
Jun 05, 2024

Administering enteral feedings on admission to stable, late preterm infants reduced the need for peripheral IV access and thus decreased pain from this procedure.

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Worldwide Incidence of Suicides in Prison

The Lancet
Jun 03, 2024

Prison services worldwide, and particularly in Europe, should prioritise suicide prevention. Assessment and management of suicide risk in female individuals living in prison need particular attention due to excess mortality relative to community-based populations.

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Telehealth Privacy and Security Tips

Skyscape
Jun 16, 2024

Buzz, a HIPAA-complaint platform enables providers to conduct secure video conferences or calls with patients quickly, easily & seamlessly.

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Clinical Profiles and Mortality Rates Are Similar for Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

J Hepatology
May 22, 2024

NAFLD and MASLD are similar except individuals with MASLD seem to be older with slightly higher mortality risk, likely owing to cardiometabolic risk factors. Clinical profiles and non-invasive test thresholds were also identical. These data provide evidence that NAFLD and MASLD terminologies can be used interchangeably.

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Effect of Empagliflozin on Heart Failure Outcomes After Acute Myocardial Infarction

Circulation
May 21, 2024

Empagliflozin reduced the risk of HF in patients with left ventricular dysfunction or congestion after acute myocardial infarction.

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Drug Survival of Methotrexate and Predictor Factors for Discontinuation in Psoriasis

Int J Dermatol
May 20, 2024

MTX is a valuable, cost-effective option for long-term treatment of psoriasis although drug survival is not comparable with that of biological treatments.

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The Effectiveness Of Preoperative Delirium Prevention In Intermediate To High-Risk Older Surgical Patients

J Clin Nurs
May 20, 2024

Despite the promising results for fascia iliaca compartment block and methylprednisolone, there is limited knowledge regarding evidence-based delirium prevention interventions.

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Ultrasound Features Using MUSA Terms and Definitions in Uterine Sarcoma and Leiomyoma

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol.
May 10, 2024

A postmenopausal patient presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding and a new or growing mesenchymal mass with irregular tumor borders, moderate-to-abundant intralesional vascularity, cystic areas and an absence of calcifications on ultrasonography is at a higher risk of having a uterine sarcoma. Interobserver agreement for most MUSA terms and definitions is moderate.

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Histologic and Clinical Factors Associated with Kidney Outcomes in IgA Vasculitis Nephritis

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol.
May 09, 2024

Kidney outcome in patients with biopsied IgA vasculitis nephritis treated with immunosuppression was determined by clinical risk factors and endocapillary hypercellularity (E1) and fibrous crescents, which are features that are not part of the International Study of Diseases of Children classification.

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Metastasis Of Skin Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Kidney Transplant Recipients

Int J Dermatol
May 08, 2024

Both groups, KTRs and ICs, exhibited similar primary tumor grades and metastasis evolution, but KTRs had a higher prevalence of lymphovascular invasion. Metastasis of cSCC was more common in males with low skin phototype, in KTRs, particularly on the head and neck. The study suggests a possible link between lymphovascular invasion and metastasis development in KTRs.

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