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A rare case of re-expansion pulmonary oedema after medical thoracoscopy

The lung's oedema comes after rapid extraction of air or liquid from the pleural space by either chest drainage or thoracocentesis. It is a rare but serious complication for a re-expansion pulmonary oedema. The left mid and lower zone, consistent with unilateral pulmonary oedema, were shown by a left-sided homogeneous opacity in the left middle and lower zone consistent with unilateral pulmonary oedema.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.4103/JCSR.JCSR_5_19


Parallel-group, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial of high-flow nasal cannula versus non-invasive ventilation for emergency patients with acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: study protocol

Introduction High-flow nasal cannula is a pioneering oxygen-delivering device that has been shown to reduce the risk of intubation in patients with hypoxaemic respiratory disease of various aetiologies relative to traditional oxygen therapy. Patients with hypoxaemic respiratory failure mainly due to pneumonia, it has been non-inferior to non-invasive positive pressure ventilation in patients with hypoxaemic respiratory failure mainly due to pneumonia. Methods and analysis The results of HFNC and NIPPV for emergency patients with ACPE will be randomly assigned in this single-centred, non-blinded, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial will randomly determine 240 patients in a 1:1 ratio and guarantee either HFNC or NIPPV for at least four hours using computer-generated mixed-block randomisation under cover of sealed opaque envelopes.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052761


Macular Thickness- An Early Predictor of Diabetic Macular Oedema

About three-fourths of Diabetic Retinopathy patients, according to Diabetic Macular Oedema, visual morbidity accounts for visual morbidity in about three-fourths of Diabetic Retinopathy patients. Aim: To determine any rise in macular thickness in diabetic patients with early DR with no clinically detectable macular oedema. Group I consisted of 100 eyes with no traces of diabetes, while group II consisted of 82 eyes with mild Non Pro Proginopathy. In only in 6. 0 percent of eyes in group II, five eyes of the total number of 82 eyes with mild NPDR, there was evidence of macular thickness amounting to Subjective Macular Oedema. Despite the absence of clinical findings indicating DME, patients with SCME, which was determined at base line diagnosis, are at a higher risk of experiencing clinical macular oedema later this year.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2022/53235.16324


CMV retinitis and subsequent acute cystoid macular oedema after treatment with vitreous ganciclovir injection: a case report

Abstract Background The goal of this paper is to describe a very unusual acute cystoid macular oedema following ganciclovir injection in patients receiving allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Case report A 44-year-old male patient experienced vision loss in his left eye eight months after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The posterior retinal retinopathy with retinal hemoemorrhage, a yellow necrotic border, and a vascular white sheath were present in the superior temporal retina but not the posterior pole, according to an optometric examination. Both plasma and ocular fluid were positive for Cytomegalovirus DNA findings. The patient's macular oedema gradually reduced and resolved entirely by the second week, according to daily OCT findings, and his left eye vision partially improved. Conclusion Macular oedema can occur in patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis, but it seldom occurs during therapy. Patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis or edema in patients receiving vitreous cavity injections of ganciclovir need to be investigated and discussed further.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12886-022-02500-0


A Poroelastic Approach for Modelling Myocardial Oedema in Acute Myocarditis

Myocarditis is a general series of bodily functions that lead to heart muscle inflammation. In addition, the specific role of the pathogenic agent that promotes inflammation as well as the interaction with the immune system in the disease's progression are still under discussion. In this situation, computational technologies can help specialists to learn more about pathogens and the immune system, as well as clarify why certain patients experience diffuse myocarditis. In acute infectious myocarditis, this paper updates a recently developed device to investigate myocardial oedema formation in acute infectious myocarditis. A sensitivity analysis was carried out to learn more about the disease dynamics of the disease by understanding the most common model parameters. The poroelastic model was found to reproduce local and diffuse myocarditis dynamics in simplified and cluttered geometrical domains.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2022.888515


Unilateral re-expansion pulmonary oedema treated with C-PAP

A rare but risky component of medical therapy for pulmonary atelectasis, pleural effusion, and pneumothorax, whose pathogenesis is not well understood is Unilateral re-expansion pulmonary oedema. With non-invasive continuous positive airway pressure ventilation, the treatment of re-expansion pulmonary oedema is not well known in literature. Following the placement of the transthoracic drain, the patient displayed a clinical picture of acute respiratory dysfunction with circulatory blockage caused by unilateral re-expansion pulmonary oedema.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.4081/ecj.2009.3.11


Case report of secondary pigment dispersion glaucoma, recurrent uveitis and cystoid macular oedema following inadvertent implantation of an intraocular lens into the ciliary sulcus following cataract surgery

This case illustrates the crucial sequelae that may occur after the inadvertent implantation of a single-piece intraocular lens into the ciliary sulcus during cataract surgery; secondary pigment dispersion glaucoma, recurrent anterior uveitis, and macular oedema. Case description The 67-year-old lady underwent routine left cataract surgery in a separate unit, but she returned to our eye casualty with recurrent hypertensive anterior uveitis. She had the intraocular lens removed and the macular oedema was treated with intravitreal Bevacizumab.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12886-018-0858-3


Apyretic pulmonary oedema revealing Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis: Case report and review of literature

Cardiobacterium hominis is a member of the HACEK group of bacteria that causes infectious endocarditis, mostly in patients with defective or prosthetic valves. The low virulence of this species may help explain C. hominis infective endocarditis' insidious onset and subacute or chronic development. This is the first case of C. hominis infectious endocarditis with a clinical diagnosis of acute pulmonary oedema in the literature. We provide here an apyretic pulmonary oedema containing C. hominis endocarditis and a review of the literature on apyretic infective endocarditis due to C. hominis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idcr.2022.e01506


Phenotyping of E. coli serotypes associated to oedema disease

The purpose of this research was to compare E. coli isolates within these serotypes with respect to diversity. Methods Faecal E. coli strains of serotypes O138, O139, and O141 isolated during the period 1994-1998 to O141, O141 and O141 isolated from Swedish pigs aged less than 12 weeks were compared using a biochemical fingerprinting device. The dominant BPT of the selected isolates was present in over 55% of the compared isolates, indicating a strong prevalence of one BPT per serotype. E. coli serotype O139 was easily demonstrated in diseased pigs, but only in really healthy weaners. Conclusion The findings reveal the presence of dominant BPTs within the oedema disease-producing serotypes. Because oedema disease-inducing strains of E. coli in healthy pigs in a herd affected by oedema disease, such studies should be limited to pigs affected by oedema disease.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/1751-0147-50-13

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