Latest Advances

  • Condition: Postoperative Emergence Delirium in Children
  • Journal: Brazilian journal of anesthesiology (Elsevier)
  • Treatment Used: Intraoperative Clonidine
  • Number of Patients: 62
  • Published —
This study aimed to determine the effectiveness and safety of low-dose clonidine in preventing emergence delirium (ED) in children receiving sevoflurane anesthesia for tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy.
  • Condition: Delirium
  • Journal: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
  • Treatment Used: Haloperidol
  • Number of Patients: 2806
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using taloperidol to prevent delirium in ICU patients.
  • Condition: Patients Undergoing Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Journal: JACC. Cardiovascular interventions
  • Treatment Used: Cerebral Protection Devices
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study determined whether cerebral protection prevents strokes in patients undergoing transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
  • Condition: Elderly Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)/Postoperative Delirium (POD)
  • Journal: International journal of geriatric psychiatry
  • Treatment Used: Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine
  • Number of Patients: 60
  • Published —
This study assessed the effect of dexmedetomidine on postoperative delirium (confused thinking and reduced awareness of the environment after surgery; POD) in elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment (slight decline in memory or the ability to think clearly; MCI).
  • Condition: Postoperative delirium (POD) in Older Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
  • Journal: British journal of anaesthesia
  • Treatment Used: Propofol Plus Low-Dose Dexmedetomidine Infusion
  • Number of Patients: 349
  • Published —
This study determined whether adding low-dose rate dexmedetomidine infusion to a propofol sedation regimen would reduce postoperative delirium (POD) in older patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
  • Condition: COVID-19-related Pneumonia
  • Journal: International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Treatment Used: Low-dose, Whole-lung Radiation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 20
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using low-dose, whole-lung radiation therapy for the treatment of COVID-19-related pneumonia.
  • Condition: Acute Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection
  • Journal: The heart surgery forum
  • Treatment Used: Perioperative Mild Hypothermia
  • Number of Patients: 55
  • Published —
The aim of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects of perioperative mild hypothermia on postoperative neurological outcomes in patients with acute Stanford type A aortic dissection (AAAD).
  • Condition: Postoperative Delirium after Elective Liver Resection
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Ramelteon
  • Number of Patients: 306
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using ramelteon to prevent postoperative delirium in patients that underwent elective liver resection.
  • Condition: Pediatric Strabismus Surgery
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Dexmedetomidine
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of dexmedetomidine for pediatric strabismus surgery.
  • Condition: Delirium
  • Journal: The Journal of clinical psychiatry
  • Treatment Used: Suvorexant
  • Number of Patients: 699
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using suvorexant for the prevention of delirium in intensive care patients in the real world.
  • Condition: Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Undergoing Prone Spinal Surgery
  • Journal: Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research
  • Treatment Used: Lung-Protective Ventilation
  • Number of Patients: 71
  • Published —
This study investigated the use of a lung-protective ventilation strategy to prevent postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing prone spinal surgery.
  • Condition: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Secondary to Quetiapine in Critical Care
  • Journal: A&A practice
  • Treatment Used: Discontinuation of Quetiapine and Administration of Dantrolene
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes an elderly patient who developed neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) 5 days after initiating quetiapine treated with discontinuation of quetiapine and administration of dantrolene.
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