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  • Condition: Children's Meckel's Diverticular (MD) Bleeding
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Double-Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE)
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This study assessed the safety of double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) for the treatment of Meckel's diverticula (small intestine pouching; MD) bleeding in children.
  • Condition: Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
  • Journal: Zhonghua yi xue za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Nimotuzumab with Chemoradiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 65
  • Published —
The study researched the use of nimotuzumab with chemoradiotherapy locally advanced cervical cancer.
  • Condition: Atrial Fibrillation
  • Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Half-Dose vs. Full-Dose Edoxaban
  • Number of Patients: 14014
  • Published —
This study compared the outcome of lower dose edoxaban regimen (LDER) versus the higher dose edoxaban regimen (HDER) in patients with atrial fibrillation (heart quivering).
  • Condition: Jejunal Varices
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Angioplasty
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of transcatheter angioplasty for treating jejunal varices.
  • Condition: Coronary Artery Disease
  • Journal: BMC cardiovascular disorders
  • Treatment Used: Clopidogrel and Proton Pump Inhibitors
  • Number of Patients: 638
  • Published —
This study investigated the use of clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors to treat patients with coronary artery disease.
  • Condition: Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension
  • Journal: Zhonghua gan zang bing za zhi = Zhonghua ganzangbing zazhi = Chinese journal of hepatology
  • Treatment Used: Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) with Viatorr Stent
  • Number of Patients: 43
  • Published —
This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) with a Viator stent in the treatment of cirrhotic portal hypertension (high blood pressure).
  • Condition: Bleeding Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
  • Journal: The Journal of international medical research
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Obturation
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of endoscopic obturation for treating bleeding gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
  • Condition: Paradoxical Pulmonary Hemorrhage associated with Hemocoagulase Batroxobin with Hemoptysis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Hemocoagulase Discontinuation and Fibrinogen-Containing Plasma Administration
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a hemoptysis patient that experienced a paradoxical pulmonary hemorrhage that was associated with hemocoagulase batroxobin administration.
  • Condition: Thrombocytopenia induced by Glycoprotein (GP) IIb-IIIa Antagonists
  • Journal: The Pan African medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Platelet Pellet Transfusion
  • Number of Patients: 2
  • Published —
This case report describes two patients that experienced thrombocytopenia that was induced by GP IIb-IIIa antagonists.
  • Condition: Crohn's Disease Misdiagnosed as Intestinal Tuberculosis
  • Journal: The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi
  • Treatment Used: Prednisolone and Mesalazine
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with Crohn's disease that was misdiagnosed as intestinal tuberculosis.
  • Condition: Gastric Varices (GVs)
  • Journal: Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
  • Treatment Used: Combined Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Plus Variceal Obliteration vs Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Alone
  • Number of Patients: 40
  • Published —
This study compared the safety and outcomes of combined transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (procedure to create new connections between two blood vessels in the liver; TIPS) plus variceal obliteration (gastric varices treated with glue rather than eradication) versus transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt alone for the treatment of gastric varices (dilated submucosal veins in the lining of the stomach; GVs).
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