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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Drivers of Pain Research and a Meeting in Issaquah

Kenneth L. Casey.

in Chasing Pain: The Search for a Neurobiological Mechanism

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 2109 words.

Researching the neurobiology of pain is driven by our need for improved, hopefully ideal, analgesics (pain medicine), to understand the mechanics of neurological functions generally...

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Meningitis and Encephalitis

Ruchira Jha.

in Neurocritical Care

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Neurology; Anaesthetics. 4691 words.

Central nervous system infections are frequently neurological emergencies with high rates of morbidity and mortality depending on the underlying etiology. They warrant rapid diagnosis and...

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Impact of a new definition of acute kidney injury based on creatinine kinetics in cardiac surgery patients: a comparison with the RIFLE classification

Jose M. Garrido, Angel M. Candela-Toha, Diego Parise-Roux, Mayte Tenorio, Victor Abraira, Jose M. del Rey, Beatriz Prada, Andrea Ferreiro and Fernando Liaño.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4539 words.

OBJECTIVES

Acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery is associated with adverse patient outcome. A new definition and staging system for AKI based on...

We Feel Pain Too

Mario Incayawar and Sioui Maldonado-Bouchard.

in Culture, Brain, and Analgesia

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 6876 words.

It is in part to start to fill this gap in cultural understanding that Dr. Incayawar conducted this first study discussed in the present chapter. He and his team surveyed the Quichua people...

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Ethnic Disparities in Emergency Department Pain Management

Knox H. Todd and Mark J. Pletcher.

in Culture, Brain, and Analgesia

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4904 words.

Emergency departments in the United States serve broad swaths of the population and are the single federally mandated source of universal health care access in the United States.2 From 1997...

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Neuroprotection for Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher S. Ahuja and Michael Fehlings.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 8133 words.

Traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCI) often have a devastating impact on quality of life for patients and their families. Neuroprotection for spinal cord injury is aimed at improving...

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Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children

Susanne Brummelte, Tim F. Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9079 words.

Biomarkers are common in all areas of clinical work, health research, and are critical indicators of diseases and physiological states. Preferably, a biomarker should be non-invasively...

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Ischemic Neuropathy

Jagan Devarajan and Beth H. Minzter.

in Neuropathic Pain

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Neurology. 8197 words.

This chapter discusses the subset of ischemic neuropathy which is due primarily to peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease affects 5% of men and 2.5% of women and results...

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The size of mediastinal lymph nodes and its relation with metastatic involvement: a meta-analysis

Adrianus J. de Langen, Pieter Raijmakers, Ingrid Riphagen, Marinus A. Paul and Otto S. Hoekstra.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2519 words.

Positron emission tomography with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) seems to be superior to computed tomography (CT) in staging the mediastinum in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer...

Peripheral small-sized (2 cm or less) non-small cell lung cancer with mediastinal lymph node metastasis; clinicopathologic features and patterns of nodal spread

Shun-ichi Watanabe, Makoto Oda, Yoshio Tsunezuka, Tetsuhiko Go, Yasuhiko Ohta and Go Watanabe.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2506 words.

Objective: The diagnosis of small-sized (2 cm or less) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has increased with the development of computed tomography (CT), whereas unexpected...

Dopamine therapy for patients at risk of renal dysfunction following cardiac surgery: science or fiction?

Edwin B.C. Woo, Augustine T.M. Tang, Ahmed El Gamel, Brian Keevil, Donna Greenhalgh, Mark Patrick, Mark T. Jones and Timothy L. Hooper.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3283 words.

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate the renoprotective role of renal-dose dopamine on cardiac surgical patients at high risk of postoperative renal dysfunction. The latter...

First experiences with the da Vinci™ operating robot in thoracic surgery

J. Bodner, H. Wykypiel, G. Wetscher and T. Schmid.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy. 3528 words.

Objectives: The da Vinci™ surgical robotic system was purchased at our institution in June 2001. The aim of this trial was to evaluate the applicability of the da Vinci™...