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Cisplatin Nephrotoxicity: A Review
Background:Cisplatin is a major antineoplastic drug for the treatment of solid tumors, but it has dose-dependent renal toxicity. Methods:We reviewed clinical and experimental literature on cisplatinExpand
Treatment of Kounis syndrome.
Kounis syndrome is potentially a life-threatening medical emergency with both a severe allergic reaction and acute coronary syndrome. Most of the information about this syndrome has come from theExpand
Cardiac Vasoplegia Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Treatment
Abstract:Vasoplegia syndrome is a well known complication after cardiac surgery and has a significant morbidity and mortality. It is characterized by profound vasodilation and loss of systemicExpand
Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risk of Fracture: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
OBJECTIVES:Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used in several acid-related gastrointestinal disorders. In vivo studies have suggested that gastric suppression by PPIs could result in decreasedExpand
Synthetic Cannabinoids
Abstract:Synthetic cannabinoids (SCBs), also known under the brand names of “Spice,” “K2,” “herbal incense,” “Cloud 9,” “Mojo” and many others, are becoming a large public health concern due not onlyExpand
The Effect of Short‐Term Hyperglycemia on the Innate Immune System
Background: Diabetes mellitus increases the susceptibility to infection by altering both the innate and the adaptive immune systems. Hyperglycemia has been associated with adverse outcomes inExpand
Obstructive sleep apnea and respiratory complications associated with vagus nerve stimulators.
Intermittent vagus nerve stimulation can reduce the frequency of seizures in patients with refractory epilepsy. Stimulation of vagus nerve afferent fibers can also cause vocal cord dysfunction,Expand
Organizing Pneumonia and Pulmonary Eosinophilic Infiltration Associated with Daptomycin
Objective: To report a case of organizing pneumonia with pulmonary eosinophilic infiltrates in a patient receiving daptomycin. Case Summary: An 84-year-old man developed bilateral, irregularly shapedExpand
Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Narrative Review of Case Reports and Case Series
The use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) has become a state‐of‐the‐art therapy for advanced cardiac heart failure; however, multiple reports in the literature describe an increased risk forExpand
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences.
Mission Statement: The mission of The American Journal of the Medical Sciences (AJMS) is to support the exchange of knowledge and information and to publish high quality clinical, basic, andExpand