Lactic Acidosis

Common Name(s)

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.

http://www.umdf.org

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lactic Acidosis" returned 287 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Lactic acidosis.
 

Author(s): Jeffrey A Kraut, Nicolaos E Madias

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Mar;372(11):1078-9.

 

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2015

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Type-B lactic acidosis associated with progressive multiple myeloma.
 

Author(s): Sameer Y Abdullah, Moaath K Ali, Marwa M Sabha

Journal: Saudi Med J. 2015 Feb;36(2):239-42.

 

We report a 64-year-old lady with stage II, Immunoglobulin-G lambda multiple myeloma (MM) (standard risk), who presented with type-B lactic acidosis (LA), and multi-organ dysfunction associating myeloma progression, and ending in imminent death. In the context of literature review ...

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2015

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The terms "Lactic Acidosis" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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A case of type B lactic acidosis as a complication of chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Andrew John Gardner, John Griffiths

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Type B lactic acidosis represents a rare and often lethal complication of haematological malignancy. Here, we present a patient who developed a type B lactic acidosis presumably due to a concurrent chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia. Upon swift initiation of cytoreductive chemotherapy ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2015

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Lactic acidosis during telbivudine treatment for HBV: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jia-Lin Jin, Piao Hu, Jia-Hong Lu, Su-Shan Luo, Xiao-Yun Huang, Xin-Hua Weng, Ji-Ming Zhang

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Sep;19(33):5575-80.

 

All oral nucleoside analogues against hepatitis B virus, with an exception of telbivudine, have been reported causing lactic acidosis (LA). Here we report the first case of chronic hepatitis B developing severe refractory LA during telbivudine monotherapy. A 36-year-old man of Chinese ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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