Rhabdomyolysis

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Rhabdomyolysis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Rhabdomyolysis" returned 438 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy with involvement of delayed-onset rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury after rosuvastatin treatment.
 

Author(s): Tomohito Kamada, Mutsuharu Hayashi, Hiroatsu Yokoi, Wakaya Fujiwara, Daiji Yoshikawa, Daisuke Mukaide, Yoshinori Sugishita, Masataka Yoshinaga, Takehiro Ito, Yukio Ozaki, Hideo Izawa

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(1):31-5.

 

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a disorder characterized by left ventricular apical ballooning with preceding emotional and/or physical stressors. This condition is also an important differential diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome. We herein describe a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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[Severe hypokalemic rhabdomyolysis. Report of six cases].
 

Author(s): Leonella Luzardo, Ricardo Silvariño, José Boggia, Oscar Noboa, Liliana Gadola

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2014 May;142(5):651-5.

 

Rhabdomyolysis results from acute necrosis of skeletal muscle fibers and consequent leakage of muscle constituents into the circulation. It ranges from an asymptomatic state to a severe condition associated with extreme elevations in creatine kinase and acute renal failure. Reported ...

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2014

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Recurrent aborted sudden cardiac death with seizures and rhabdomyolysis due to bulimia-induced hypokalemia: report of one case.
 

Author(s): Josef Finsterer, Claudia Stöllberger

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2014 Jun;142(6):799-802.

 

Recurrent vomiting due to bulimia associated with abuse of furosemide and laxatives causing severe hypokalemia may result in recurrent aborted sudden cardiac death (SCD) and seizures. We report a 25-year-old female with a history of bulimia associated with abuse of furosemide and ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2014

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The terms "Rhabdomyolysis" returned 35 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute kidney injury due to rhabdomyolysis and renal replacement therapy: a critical review.
 

Author(s): Nadezda Petejova, Arnost Martinek

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Rhabdomyolysis, a clinical syndrome caused by damage to skeletal muscle and release of its breakdown products into the circulation, can be followed by acute kidney injury (AKI) as a severe complication. The belief that the AKI is triggered by myoglobin as the toxin responsible appears ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2014

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Acute kidney injury associated with rhabdomyolysis after coronary artery bypass graft: a case report and review of the literatures.
 

Author(s): Suraj Sudarsanan, Amr S Omar, Rasheed A Pattath, Abdulwahid Al Mulla

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Post-operative rhabdomyolysis is a well-known complication, especially after bariatric and orthopaedic surgeries. There are few published reports of rhabdomyolysis following cardiac surgery. Acute kidney injury had been distinguished as a serious complication of cardiac surgery. We ...

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2014

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Biopsy proven acute tubular necrosis due to rhabdomyolysis in a dengue fever patient: a case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Liliany P Repizo, Denise M Malheiros, Luis Yu, Rui T Barros, Emmanuel A Burdmann

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. ;56(1):85-8.

 

Renal histology results are very scarce in dengue-associated rhabdomyolysis patients developing acute kidney injury (AKI). We report a case of dengue fever-induced AKI associated to rhabdomyolysis with a renal biopsy showing acute tubular necrosis (ATN) and renal deposition of myoglobin. ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis- Characterization of Prediction Tests for Return to Duty
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Rhabdomyolysis

 

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2015

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Plasma Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin Levels During Emergency Management of Rhabdomyolysis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rhabdomyolysis; Acute Kidney Failure

 

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2015

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Study of the Causes of the Breakdown of Muscle Fibers in Hospitalized Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rhabdomyolysis; Myopathy; Acute Renal Failure; Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2009

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