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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Condition Specific Organizations

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 327 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chemotherapy for Tuberculous Meningitis.
 

Author(s): Peter R Donald

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jan;374(2):179-81.

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2016

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Intensified Antituberculosis Therapy in Adults with Tuberculous Meningitis.
 

Author(s): A Dorothee Heemskerk, Nguyen D Bang, Nguyen T H Mai, Tran T H Chau, Nguyen H Phu, Pham P Loc, Nguyen V V Chau, Tran T Hien, Nguyen H Dung, Nguyen T N Lan, Nguyen H Lan, Nguyen N Lan, Le T Phong, Nguyen N Vien, Nguyen Q Hien, Nguyen T B Yen, Dang T M Ha, Jeremy N Day, Maxine Caws, Laura Merson, Tran T V Thinh, Marcel Wolbers, Guy E Thwaites, Jeremy J Farrar

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jan;374(2):124-34.

 

Tuberculous meningitis is often lethal. Early antituberculosis treatment and adjunctive treatment with glucocorticoids improve survival, but nearly one third of patients with the condition still die. We hypothesized that intensified antituberculosis treatment would enhance the killing ...

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2016

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Paradoxical Manifestation is Common in HIV-negative Tuberculous Meningitis.
 

Author(s): Mei-Ling Sharon Tai, Hazman Mohd Nor, Khairul Azmi Abdul Kadir, Shanthi Viswanathan, Kartini Rahmat, Norzaini Rose Mohd Zain, Kuo Ghee Ong, Mohd Hanip Rafia, Chong Tin Tan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan;95(1):e1997.

 

Paradoxical manifestation is worsening of pre-existing tuberculous lesion or appearance of new lesions in patients whose condition initially improved with antituberculous treatment. Our hypothesis was that paradoxical manifestation in non-HIV tuberculous meningitis (TBM) patients ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2016

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The terms "Tuberculous meningitis" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tuberculous meningitis in adults: a review of a decade of developments focusing on prognostic factors for outcome.
 

Author(s): Flavia Brancusi, Jeremy Farrar, Dorothee Heemskerk

Journal: Future Microbiol. 2012 Sep;7(9):1101-16.

 

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of TB. Despite treatment, mortality and long-term disability remain unacceptably high. Prevention, early recognition, diagnosis and treatment are fundamental to improving outcomes. However, an effective vaccine remains elusive, ...

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2012

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Tuberculous meningitis in adults: a review of 160 cases.
 

Author(s): Filiz Pehlivanoglu, Kadriye Kart Yasar, Gonul Sengoz

Journal: ScientificWorldJournal. 2012 ;2012():169028.

 

This study aimed to evaluate epidemiological, clinical, laboratory, and neuroimaging features of 160 adult patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) according to "Thwaites' diagnostic index."

Last Updated: 23 May 2012

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[Tuberculous meningitis: tips for diagnosis and proposals for treatment].
 

Author(s): Martín Lasso B

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2011 Jun;28(3):238-47.

 

Diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is always a challenge. We must give importance for duration of clinical manifestations. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) has own characteristic and it have to be control several times during the treatment. Adenosin deaminase with cut off more than ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2011

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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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High-dose Rifampicin for the Treatment of Tuberculous Meningitis: a Dose-finding Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tuberculosis, Meningeal

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2016

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