Lactic Acidosis

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Lactic Acidosis

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United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation strives to promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cures of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Lactic Acidosis" for support, advocacy or research.

United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation strives to promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cures of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.

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Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lactic Acidosis" returned 299 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Non-fatal hyperkalemia in lactic acidosis due to metformin overdose. Report of one case].
 

Author(s): Rienzi Díaz, Jorge Vega, Helmuth Goecke

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2015 Mar;143(3):391-5.

 

We report a 74-year-old man with diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension, who recently underwent coronary bypass surgery due to severe triple vessel disease receiving cardiological and combined antidiabetic therapy, including metformin 4 g/day. He was admitted with abdominal pain, ...

Last Updated: 26 May 2015

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L-Arginine Affects Aerobic Capacity and Muscle Metabolism in MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis and Stroke-Like Episodes) Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Lance H Rodan, Greg D Wells, Laura Banks, Sara Thompson, Jane E Schneiderman, Ingrid Tein

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To study the effects of L-arginine (L-Arg) on total body aerobic capacity and muscle metabolism as assessed by (31)Phosphorus Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy ((31)P-MRS) in patients with MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy with Lactic Acidosis and Stroke-like episodes) syndrome.

Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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Hemodynamic consequences of severe lactic acidosis in shock states: from bench to bedside.
 

Author(s): Antoine Kimmoun, Emmanuel Novy, Thomas Auchet, Nicolas Ducrocq, Bruno Levy

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Lactic acidosis is a very common biological issue for shock patients. Experimental data clearly demonstrate that metabolic acidosis, including lactic acidosis, participates in the reduction of cardiac contractility and in the vascular hyporesponsiveness to vasopressors through various ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2015

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The terms "Lactic Acidosis" returned 29 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

When should MELAS (Mitochondrial myopathy, Encephalopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like episodes) be the diagnosis?
 

Author(s): Paulo José Lorenzoni, Lineu Cesar Werneck, Cláudia Suemi Kamoi Kay, Carlos Eduardo Soares Silvado, Rosana Herminia Scola

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2015 Nov;73(11):959-67.

 

Mitochondrial myopathy, Encephalopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like episodes (MELAS) is a rare mitochondrial disorder. Diagnostic criteria for MELAS include typical manifestations of the disease: stroke-like episodes, encephalopathy, evidence of mitochondrial dysfunction (laboratorial ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2015

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Progress in Diagnosing Mitochondrial Myopathy, Encephalopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like Episodes.
 

Author(s): Ying-Xin Wang, Wei-Dong Le

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2015 Jul;128(13):1820-5.

 

Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) is a progressive, multisystem affected mitochondrial disease associated with a number of disease-related defective genes. MELAS has unpredictable presentations and clinical course, and it can ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Metformin-associated lactic acidosis in a peritoneal dialysis patient.
 

Author(s): Najlaa Almaleki, Mohammad Ashraf, Majdi M Hussein, Syed A Mohiuddin

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2015 Mar;26(2):325-8.

 

Metformin is one of the commonly used drugs in type-2 diabetes mellitus. It reduces glucose levels by increasing insulin sensitivity, reducing hepatic glucose release and increasing muscle uptake. One of the serious complications associated with metformin use is lactic acidosis, and ...

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Nitroglycerin Infusion During Cardiac Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lactic Acidosis; Bleeding

 

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2013

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Whole Body Periodic Acceleration on Blood Lactate and Recovery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acidosis, Lactic

 

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2016

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