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Vertebrobasilar artery dolichoectasia manifesting as Millard-Gubler syndrome in a young acute ischemic stroke

January 28, 2022 Nephrology & Neurology No Comments

Introduction: Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD) is an arterial disease characterized bydilatation, elongation, and tortuosity of the vertebral and basilar arteries. VBD can generateintracranial hemorrhage, compression of the brainstem, and ischemic stroke as the mostcommon presentation. Millard-Gubler syndrome (MGS) is a pontine-crossed syndromeaffecting the pons at the …..

COVID 19 infection requiring ECMO support after
Fontan operation

January 25, 2022 Advances in Health Care & Medical Education No Comments

The global spread of the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) has resulted in an unparalleled pandemic associated with coronavirus disease2019 (COVID-19). We report a case of severe COVID-19-associated with acuterespiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in an adult with single-ventricle physiology aftertotal cavopulmonary palliation …..

Larviculture of the Zungaro jahu (Ihering, 1898)

Aqua & Marine Biology No Comments

JAÚ, an endangered species under laboratoryconditions Zungaro jahu (Ihering, 1898) is a fish threatened with extinction, according to the Red Listof the Ministry of the Environment and Legal Amazon. The objective of this work was topropose a cultivation protocol for the jaú. In the laboratory, …..

Isolated posterior malleolus fracture – magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis

January 14, 2022 Radiology & Cancer Therapy No Comments

Approximately 7% to 44% of ankle fractures involve the posterior tibial margin. Thesefractures tend to have a poorer prognosis than fractures without posterior involvement.Recognition of posterior malleolar fracture patterns is more important than fracturefragment size in decision making. Standard ankle radiographs are not effective fordiagnosing …..

Blind nasogastric tube advancement following
esophagectomy

January 12, 2022 Gastroenterology & Hepatology No Comments

Background: Esophagectomy remains the primary curative treatment for esophagealcancer. Postoperatively, surgeons routinely drain the gastric conduit with a nasogastric tube(NGT). This tube is removed after the anastomosis is thought to have healed. Occasionally,patients require replacement of the NGT. Many surgeons are hesitant to place an …..