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  • Condition: Alkaptonuria
  • Journal: The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Once-Daily Nitisinone
  • Number of Patients: 139
  • Published —
This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of once-daily nitisinone in patients with alkaptonuria (metabolic disorder).
  • Condition: Alkaptonuria
  • Journal: Molecular genetics and metabolism
  • Treatment Used: Low-Dose Nitisinone
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
This case report describes using a low-dose nitisinone to treat patients with alkaptonuria.
  • Condition: Alkaptonuria-Associated Aortic Stenosis
  • Journal: The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement After Failed Minimally Invasive Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This study reviewed transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (procedure to replace a narrowed aortic valve that fails to open properly) following a failed minimally invasive surgical aortic valve replacement for a patient with alkaptonuria (accumulation of homogentisic acid in the body)-associated aortic stenosis (narrowing of the exit of the left ventricle of the heart).
  • Condition: Pseudarthrosis with Sagittal Malalignment in Patient with Ochronotic Spondyloarthropathy
  • Journal: European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Treatment Used: Surgery with Posterior-Only Approach with Long-Segment Pedicle Screw
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 56-year-old female diagnosed with a pseudarthrosis with sagittal malalignment with ochronotic spondyloarthropathy (spinal arthritis) treated with surgery with a posterior-only approach with long-segment pedicle screw.
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