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Cerebral vasospasm (CVS) is a frequent and unpredictable complication in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and often leads to poor outcomes. This study was aimed at evaluating the efficacy and safety of fasudil in the treatment of CVS in patients with SAH. A search was conducted using the full-text database of Chinese scientific journals, the(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Cerebral vasospasm is an important cause of poor outcomes in subarachnoid haemorrhage patients. This study was designed to assess the effectiveness and safety of nimodipine in the prevention of cerebral vasospasm in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage patients. METHODS We searched Pubmed, OVID, Embase, the Cochrane library, the(More)
Augmentation is a common complication of primary restless legs syndrome (RLS) during treatment; however, its incidence rate remains unclear.The aim of this study is investigate the rate of augmentation during RLS treatment.We searched 6 databases, including PubMed, OVID, Embase, Wiley citations, Web of Science research platform (including SciELO Citation(More)
BACKGROUND Novel oral anticoagulants, including direct factor Xa inhibitors and direct factor IIa inhibitors, have been used to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) for a decade. In this study, the efficacy and safety of the novel oral anticoagulants were assessed in AF patients. METHODS No language restrictions were applied. Study(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Currently, no satisfactory treatment is available for sciatica caused by herniated discs and/or spinal stenosis. The objective of this study is to assess the value of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α inhibitors in the treatment of sciatica. METHODS Without language restrictions, we searched PubMed, OVID, EMBASE, the Web of Science,(More)
The purpose of this report is to inform medical professionals of a case in which brachiocephalic vein thrombosis caused a transient ischemic attack (TIA). A brain computerized tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging, digital subtraction angiography, head and lung CT angiography, jugular venography, cardiac color Doppler ultrasound scan, color(More)
Due to the hidden hemorrhage and a lack of specificity in its manifestations, perirenal hemorrhage as a complication of interventional radiology procedures is not always diagnosed in a timely manner; furthermore, the cause of hemorrhage is often misidentified or uncertain. In this report, two cases of elderly male patients who each had a perirenal(More)
The purpose of this study was to draw attention to the fact that the combined use of edaravone, diuretics, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may lead to acute kidney injury. This study was a case report of acute kidney injury resulting from the combined use of the aforementioned types of drugs. A 77-year-old male patient with chronic kidney(More)
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