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  • Condition: Marfan Syndrome
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Lens Subluxation Surgery with Cionni Modified Capsular Tension Rings
  • Number of Patients: 66
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The study researched the outcomes of surgery with tension rings in patients with Marfan syndrome.
  • Condition: Severe Rigid Nonidiopathic Scoliosis
  • Journal: Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research
  • Treatment Used: Strong Halo-Femoral Traction
  • Number of Patients: 38
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using strong halo-femoral traction to treat patients with severe rigid nonidiopathic scoliosis.
  • Condition: Pediatric Metabolic Bone Diseases Associated with Skeletal Fragility
  • Journal: Current opinion in pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Burosumab, Asfotase Alfa
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the diagnosis and management of pediatric metabolic bone diseases associated with skeletal fragility and advanced treatment options.
  • Condition: Marfan syndrome
  • Journal: The American journal of cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Angiotensin Receptor Blockers
  • Number of Patients: 1510
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using angiotensin receptor blockers for the prevention of aortic root dilation in patients with Marfan syndrome.
  • Condition: Marfan's Syndrome
  • Journal: Sichuan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Sichuan University. Medical science edition
  • Treatment Used: Acute Aortic Dissection following an Intrapartum
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a pregnant patient with Marfan's syndrome that was treated using an acute aortic dissection following an intrapartum.
  • Condition: Marfan Syndrome (MFS) and Related Connective Tissue Disorders (CTDs) in Switzerland
  • Journal: Swiss medical weekly
  • Treatment Used: Beta-Blocker, Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
  • Number of Patients: 103
  • Published —
This study described adults with Marfan syndrome (MFS) and related connective tissue disorders (CTDs) in Switzerland, genetic testing, and treatment.
  • Condition: Marfan Syndrome in Pediatric Eyes
  • Journal: International ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Sutured Scleral Fixated Intraocular Lens (SSFIOL)
  • Number of Patients: 43
  • Published —
This study reported the clinical outcomes and complications in eyes with Marfan syndrome (connective tissue disorder) with subluxated/dislocated lens undergoing sutured scleral fixated intraocular lens (SSFIOL) implantation.
  • Condition: Scoliosis
  • Journal: Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research
  • Treatment Used: High-density Pedicle Screw Construct
  • Number of Patients: 34
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using a high-density pedicle screw construct for the treatment of scoliosis due to Marfan syndrome with large thoracic curves.
  • Condition: Marfan syndrome
  • Journal: Lancet (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Irbesartan
  • Number of Patients: 192
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The study researched the effects of Irbesartan for Marfan syndrome.
  • Condition: Ectopia Lentis in Marfan Syndrome
  • Journal: Indian journal of ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Bimanual Intracapsular Irrigation-Aspiration with use of a Small Incision for 4-point Scleral Fixation of a Foldable Posterior-Chamber Intraocular Lens (IOL) and Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Number of Patients: 10
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This study evaluated bimanual intracapsular irrigation-aspiration for ectopia lentis with use of a small incision for 4-point scleral fixation of a foldable posterior-chamber intraocular lens (IOL) and anterior vitrectomy in patients with Marfan syndrome.
  • Condition: Severe mitral regurgitation
  • Journal: Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Treatment Used: Mitral valve replacement
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study reports the case of a 77-year-old woman with severe mitral regurgitation, who had an aortic root replacement and replacement of the ascending aorta in the past.
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