Tuberculous meningitis

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Tuberculous meningitis

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Tuberculous meningitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Meningitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Our mission is to support sufferers of meningitis and their families through support groups, advocate for advanced research for the prevention and the long term effects of various meningitis strains as well as facilitating programs to educate the public

http://www.musa.org

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 349 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Old age and hydrocephalus are associated with poor prognosis in patients with tuberculous meningitis: A retrospective study in a Chinese adult population.
 

Author(s): Hai-Jun Huang, Ze-Ze Ren, Yi-Ning Dai, Yong-Xi Tong, Dan-Hong Yang, Mei-Juan Chen, Yi-Cheng Huang, Ming-Shan Wang, Jia-Jie Zhang, Wen-Yuan Song, Hong-Ying Pan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(26):e7370.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most common form of central nervous system tuberculosis with a very poor prognosis. We aimed at assessing risk factors related to the prognosis of patients with TBM.Forty-five inpatients with TBM in our institution from January 2013 to December ...

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2017

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Total delay in treatment among tuberculous meningitis patients in China: a retrospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Yu He, Chao Han, Kai-Feng Chang, Mao-Shui Wang, Tian-Ren Huang

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Currently, there is limited data on the risk factors associated with treatment delay in tuberculous meningitis (TBM). This study aimed to assess the duration of delay in the treatment TBM and to investigate its determinants.

Last Updated: 13 May 2017

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Intrathecal Isoniazid for Refractory Tuberculous Meningitis with Cerebral Infarction.
 

Author(s): Yuko Nakatani, Yutaka Suto, Kazuki Fukuma, Mika Yamawaki, Ryoichi Sakata, Shotaro Takahashi, Hiroyuki Nakayasu, Kenji Nakashima

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 ;56(8):953-957.

 

A 30-year-old Vietnamese woman, about 19 weeks pregnant, was admitted for acute cerebral infarction with stenosis of the left middle cerebral artery (LMCA), tuberculous meningitis, and miliary tuberculosis. Treatment with heparin, quadruple anti-tuberculosis therapy, and dexamethasone ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Antibody detection tests for early diagnosis in tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): T Y Huang, X X Zhang, Q L Wu, W G Peng, G L Zheng, Y M Cai, M C Pang, Y E Wu

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Jul;48():64-9.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of tuberculosis. Microbiological confirmation is rare and treatment is often delayed. Early diagnosis and immediate initiation of treatment are essential for effective TBM control. A systematic review was performed in this study ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2016

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Corticosteroids for managing tuberculous meningitis.
 

Author(s): Kameshwar Prasad, Mamta B Singh, Hannah Ryan

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Tuberculous meningitis is a serious form of tuberculosis (TB) that affects the meninges that cover a person's brain and spinal cord. It is associated with high death rates and with disability in people who survive. Corticosteroids have been used as an adjunct to antituberculous drugs ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2016

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Diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis: challenges and promises.
 

Author(s): Noraini Philip, Timothy William, Daisy Vanitha John

Journal: Malays J Pathol. 2015 Apr;37(1):1-9.

 

Tuberculosis (TB) which is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis infects primarily the lungs but it also affects other parts of the body. Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of TB and has the highest mortality and morbidity rate compared to other forms of TB. It is ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015

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The Relationships Between Gene Polymorphisms of LTA4H and Dexamethasone Treatment for Tuberculous Meningitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculous Meningitis

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase Stratified Trial of Adjunctive Corticosteroids for HIV-uninfected Adults With Tuberculous Meningitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis; Tuberculous Meningitis; Drug-Induced Liver Injury

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2017

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Adjunctive Corticosteroids for Tuberculous Meningitis in HIV-infected Adults (The ACT HIV Trial)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis; Tuberculous Meningitis; Drug-Induced Liver Injury; HIV; IRIS

 

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2017

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