Latest Advances

  • Condition: Kidney Transplantation
  • Journal: Swiss medical weekly
  • Treatment Used: Tacrolimus-based Immunosuppression Therapy Versus Ciclosporin-based Therapies
  • Number of Patients: 1191
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of tacrolimus-based immunosuppression therapy versus ciclosporin-based therapies for maintenance following kidney tranplantation.
  • Condition: Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis-Related Retinal Detachment (RD)
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Vitrectomy
  • Number of Patients: 45
  • Published —
This study determined the surgical outcomes and prognostic factors of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis-related retinal detachment (RD) in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) following vitrectomy.
  • Condition: Newborns with Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection (cCMV)
  • Journal: Advances in clinical and experimental medicine : official organ Wroclaw Medical University
  • Treatment Used: Ganciclovir (GCV)-Based Therapy vs Oral Valganciclovir (VGCV)-Based Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 98
  • Published —
This study compared ganciclovir (GCV)-based therapy versus oral valganciclovir (VGCV)-based therapy for newborns with congenital cytomegalovirus infection (when a baby is born with cytomegalovirus; cCMV).
  • Condition: Polymyositis /Dermatomyositis Associated ILD
  • Journal: Respiratory medicine
  • Treatment Used: Ultra-low Dose Rituximab
  • Number of Patients: 40
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of ultra-low dose rituximab for patients with polymyositis /dermatomyositis associated interstitial lung disease.
  • Condition: Cytomegalovirus Infection during Pregnancy
  • Journal: Lancet (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Valaciclovir
  • Number of Patients: 100
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using valaciclovir to treat pregnant patients with cytomegalovirus infections.
  • Condition: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Journal: Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva
  • Treatment Used: Dasatinib
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient diagnosed with dasatinib-induced colitis.
  • Condition: Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • Journal: Transplantation proceedings
  • Treatment Used: Valganciclovir
  • Number of Patients: 56
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using valganciclovir to treat children with cytomegalovirus infection that underwent living donor liver transplantation.
  • Condition: Good Syndrome with Cytomegalovirus Hepatitis
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Thymoma Resection
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 45-year-old woman with Good syndrome whose thymoma was resected after treatment of cytomegalovirus hepatitis.
  • Condition: Cytomegalovirus Disease
  • Journal: JAMA
  • Treatment Used: Preemptive Therapy or Antiviral Prophylaxis
  • Number of Patients: 205
  • Published —
This study compared preemptive therapy with antiviral prophylaxis in CMV-seronegative liver transplant recipients with seropositive donors for the prevention of cytomegalovirus disease.
  • Condition: Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • Journal: Transplantation
  • Treatment Used: Salvage Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of salvage therapy in transplant patients with cytomegalovirus infection.
  • Condition: Transplant recipients
  • Journal: BMJ open
  • Treatment Used: Antimicrobial prophylaxis and pre-emptive therapy
  • Number of Patients: 2851
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of antimicrobial prophylaxis (using antibiotics before a procedure to prevent infection) and pre-emptive therapy (only using protective measures for high-risk patients) for transplant recipients.
  • Condition: Non-Traumatic Perforation of the Jejunum in an HIV-Infected Patient Receiving Combination Antiretroviral Therapy (cART)
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Repair
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 32-year-old HIV-infected man who developed unexpected perforation of hollow organ during the titration of steroid dose who underwent surgical repair.
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