Healthcare case studies focus on specific issues and provide insights on how a particular technology or development is useful to the healthcare providers. This section presents case studies on industry developments, technologies, products and services.
Transvenous lead extraction TLE is integral to the management of cardiac implantable electronic devices CIEDs Percutaneous techniques have
We hereby present a case of years old man who developed localized pain allodynia hyperdynia and swelling over right ankle joint post coronary balloon angioplasty done through transfemoral access on right side Bone scan confirmed the diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome Physiotherapy and various analgesics were given This case is the premier
Intracoronary imaging techniques have allowed characterizing atherosclerotic plaques morphologically in patients with the acute coronary syndrome ACS Although the
A previously healthy man presented with inferior myocardial infarction and recent upper respiratory tract infection Bacteremia was detected and treated however the patient developed refractory polymorphic ventricular tachycardia storm and shock
Valirie Ndip Agbor Tsi Njim and Leopold Ndemnge AmindeAbstractBackgroundRaynauds phenomenon is a microvascular disorder that results in exaggerated vasoconstriction over vasodilatation secondary to an alteration in autonomic control Though benign it can result in severe ulceration and ultimately gangrene associated with disfiguration an...
Abdel Maksod YH Shahin AM Ahmed H and Aabdelwahab MB Departments of Pediatrics and General Surgery Faculty of Medicine Benha University EgyptAbstractObjectivesTo present various lines of management of infants with necrotizing enterocolitis NEC and to outline its outcomePatients and MethodsThis prospective study included neo
AbstractBackgroundGastrointestinal stromal tumors are the most common mesenchymal neoplasms affecting the gastrointestinal tract The stomach is the most common location to be affected and the rectum one of the rarest but the whole gastrointestinal tract remains susceptible Gastrointestinal stromal tumors account for only of rectal tumors C...
AbstractBackgroundA key driver of TB transmission is the significant number of missed TB cases who are undiagnosed In WHO estimated million missing cases of TB Though South African national guidelines recommend universal TB screening of all individuals presenting to health facilit
AbstractCardiovascular disease is the single most common cause of death and is often preventable In patients with myocardial infarction MI secondary prevention measures pharmacologic and behaviouroriented are essential to reduce morbidity and mortality Education concerning the benefits of adherence to prescribed medical treatments and lifestyle m...
Radiofrequency ablation RFA is a minimally invasive technique used with ultrasound or computed tomography guidance which can produce tissue coagulation necrosis