Edema

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Edema

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Edema" returned 1246 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Assessment of circumferential endocardial extent of myocardial edema and infarction in patients with reperfused acute myocardial infarction: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study.
 

Author(s): Shingo Ota, Takashi Tanimoto, Kumiko Hirata, Makoto Orii, Yasutsugu Shiono, Kunihiro Shimamura, Kohei Ishibashi, Takashi Yamano, Yasushi Ino, Hironori Kitabata, Tomoyuki Yamaguchi, Takashi Kubo, Toshio Imanishi, Takashi Akasaka

Journal: Int Heart J. 2014 ;55(3):234-8.

 

T2 weighted (T2W) images on cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) visualizes myocardial edema, which reflects the myocardial area at risk (AAR) in reperfused acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) demonstrates myocardial infarction. LGE images cover ...

Last Updated: 26 May 2014

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Images in clinical medicine. Reexpansion pulmonary edema after thoracentesis.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Perricone, Chiara Mazzarelli

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Mar;370(12):e19.

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2014

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Cost-effectiveness of treatment of diabetic macular edema.
 

Author(s): Suzann Pershing, Eva A Enns, Brian Matesic, Douglas K Owens, Jeremy D Goldhaber-Fiebert

Journal: Ann. Intern. Med.. 2014 Jan;160(1):18-29.

 

Macular edema is the most common cause of vision loss among patients with diabetes.

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2014

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The terms "Edema" returned 116 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pharmacological approach to diabetic macular edema.
 

Author(s): F Bandello, G Casalino, A Loewenstein, M Goldstein, D Pelayes, M Battaglia Parodi

Journal: Ophthalmic Res.. 2014 ;51(2):88-95.

 

Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a highly prevalent cause of vision loss and has a remarkable impact on public health, and on the quality of life of diabetic patients. Even though laser photocoagulation has been the standard of care for decades, a substantial group of patients are ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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Combined therapy for diabetic macular edema.
 

Author(s): Saba Al Rashaed, J Fernando Arevalo

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;20(4):315-20.

 

Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the main cause of visual impairment in diabetic patients. Macular edema within 1 disk diameter of the fovea is present in 9% of the diabetic population. The management of DME is complex and often multiple treatment approaches are needed. This review ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for macular edema.
 

Author(s): Andrea Russo, Ciro Costagliola, Luisa Delcassi, Francesco Parmeggiani, Mario R Romano, Roberto Dell'Omo, Francesco Semeraro

Journal: Mediators Inflamm.. 2013 ;2013():476525.

 

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are nowadays widely used in ophthalmology to reduce eye inflammation, pain, and cystoid macular edema associated with cataract surgery. Recently, new topical NSAIDs have been approved for topical ophthalmic use, allowing for greater drug ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant for Treatment of Macular Edema After Plaque Radiotherapy of Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Macular Edema; Cystoid Macular Edema; Uveal Melanoma; Radiation Maculopathy; Radiation Retinopathy

 

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2013

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Prevention and Treatment of Immersion Pulmonary Edema
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immersion Pulmonary Edema (IPE); Swimming Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE)

 

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2013

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Trial of Switching Between Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin®)& Intravitreal Dexamethasone (Ozurdex™) for Persistent Diabetic Macular Oedema
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes; Diabetic Macular Oedema; Diabetic Macular Edema; Diabetic Retinopathy

 

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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