Heart failure with fludrocortisone in Addison's disease
- Research briefs: RA heart failure risk. // GP: General Practitioner;2/11/2005, p5
The article informs that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have twice the risk of developing congestive heart failure compared to subjects without RA. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic compared 575 RA patients with 583 non-RA subjects. They found that RA significantly increased the risk of...
- Oral Pigmentation as a Sign of Addison's Disease: A Brief Reappraisal. Lanza, Alessandro; Heulfe, Inam; Perillo, Letizia; Dell'Ermo, Antonio; Cirillo, Nicola // Open Dermatology Journal;2009, Vol. 3, p3
Pigmented lesions are frequently found in the oral cavity. Their overlapping clinical features should prompt the physician to carefully evaluate the patient's medical history for a differential diagnosis. Oral pigmentations may represent physiological changes or be a manifestation of more...
- C3a, TNF-a and interleukin myocardial expression in a case of fatal sudden cardiac failure during clinic reactivation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Pomara, C.; Neri, M.; Bello, S.; Pennella, A.; Turillazzi, E.; Fineschi, V. // Lupus;Sep2010, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p1246
Isolated myocarditis, or dilated cardiomyopathy, is a rare and usually late clinical manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Increased levels of complement split products are associated with disease activity. Injury of the vascular endothelium due to complement activation and immune...
- Systemic lupus erythematosus complicated by dilated cardiomyopathy and severe heart failure. Usalan, Celalettin; Buyukhatipoglu, Hakan; Tiryaki, Ozlem // Clinical Rheumatology;Jan2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p125
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the prototype autoimmune disorder, one that is known for its many, diverse modes of presentation. In this paper, we present a further unusual presentation of SLE, that of acute onset, severe heart failure secondary to dilated cardiomyopathy. Only a few...
- Patients' self administration of hydrocortisone. Braatvedt, G.D.; Newrick, P.G.; Corrall, R.J.M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/8/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6764, p1312
Investigates the self-administration of hydrocortisone among Addison's disease patients. Importance of adjusting steroid dose; Recommendations to have an injectable hydrocortisone at home; Therapeutic use of hydrocortisone.
- A supplement for heart failure? Sands, Art // Journal of Family Practice;Jul2013, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p334
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Heart failure: Best options when ejection fraction is preserved," in the 2013 issue.
- Response to De Jonghe et al.: Prognostication of neurological outcome after cardiac arrest: standardization of neurological examination conditions is needed. Kamps, M.; Horn, J.; Oddo, M.; Fugate, J.; Storm, C.; Cronberg, T.; Wu, O.; Binnekade, J.; Hoedemaekers, C. // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p295
A response by M. J. A. Kamps, J. Horn, M. Oddo, J. E. Fugate, C. Storm, T. Cronberg and O. Wu to a letter to the editor about their article "Prognostication of neurological outcome after cardiac arrest: standardization of neurological examination conditions is needed," in the 2013 issue.
- Prognostication of neurologic outcome after cardiac arrest: standardization of neurological examination conditions is needed. Jonghe, Bernard; Sharshar, Tarek; Outin, Hervé // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p294
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Prognostication of Neurologic Outcome after Cardiac Arrest: Standardization of Neurological Examination Conditions is Needed," M. J. Kamps and colleagues in the 2013 issue.
- Magnesium sulfate/nicardipine. // Reactions Weekly;3/16/2013, Issue 1444, p26
The article presents the case of an 18-year-old woman, who developed heart failure and a 28-year-old woman, who developed circulatory collapse after being administered magnesium sulfate and nicardipine concurrently.