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Blunt cerebrovascular injuries in severe traumatic brain injury: incidence, risk factors, and evolution.
OBJECTIVE Blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVIs) affect approximately 1% of patients with blunt trauma. An antithrombotic or anticoagulation therapy is recommended to prevent the occurrence orExpand
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Ischemic Stroke of the Artery of Percheron with Normal Initial MRI: A Case Report
The artery of Percheron is a solitary trunk representing an uncommon anatomic variant that provides bilateral arterial supply to the paramedian thalami and the rostral midbrain. Occlusion of thisExpand
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Fenofibrate prevents Rosiglitazone-induced body weight gain in ob/ob mice
AIMS/HYPOTHESIS:Fibrates and thiazolidinediones are commonly used for the treatment of dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes, respectively. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects on bodyExpand
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A Prospective Randomized Trial of Two Safety Peripheral Intravenous Catheters
BACKGROUND: To reduce the risk of accidental needlestick injuries, first active then passive safety devices were developed on IV catheters. However, whether these catheters are easy to implement andExpand
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Midterm Effects of Fluid Resuscitation Strategies in an Experimental Model of Lung Contusion and Hemorrhagic Shock
ABSTRACT Background: This study compared three different fluid resuscitation strategies in terms of respiratory tolerance and hemodynamic efficacy in a pig model of blunt chest trauma with lungExpand
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Maintenance of normothermia during burn surgery with an intravascular temperature control system: a non-randomised controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Hypothermia remains one of the major factors limiting surgery in extensively burned patients. We evaluated the effectiveness of an intravascular rewarming technique using CoolGard 3000™Expand
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Noninvasive detection of elevated intracranial pressure using a portable ultrasound system.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to prospectively compare the accuracies of transcranial color-coded sonography (TCCS) and transcranial Doppler (TCD) in the diagnosis of elevated intracranialExpand
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Tracheal intubation difficulties in the setting of face and neck burns: myth or reality?
INTRODUCTION Face and/or neck burn (FNB) exposes patients to the double respiratory risk of obstruction and hypoxia, and these risks may require a tracheal intubation. This study aims to describe theExpand
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Iatrogenic post-intubation tracheal rupture treated conservatively without intubation: a case report
BackgroundTracheal rupture is a rare but life-threatening complication that most commonly occurrs after blunt trauma to the chest, but which may also complicate tracheal intubation. We report a caseExpand
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A pig model for blunt chest trauma: no pulmonary edema in the early phase.
OBJECTIVE Chest trauma remains a leading cause of trauma-death. Since lung contusion is one of the most important lesions implicated, the aim of this experimental study was to evaluate theExpand
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