Sickle cell disease (SCD) patients are commonly affected by pulmonary complications such as acute chest syndrome (ACS), pulmonary embolism (PE) and pneumonia that contribute to significant mortality risks. With a […]» Read more
Impact of theCOVID-19 pandemic in patients witha previous history of premature myocardial infarction.
The coronavirus-disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to the restructuring of health-services to prioritize the treatment of COVID-19. The severe restrictions on daily life affected the management of chronic diseases. Patients […]» Read more
To investigate the diagnostic performance of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system for detection of COVID-19 in chest radiographs (CXR), and compare results to those of physicians working alone, or with […]» Read more
In times of a pandemic threat, such as COVID-19, and the need for reduced direct doctor-patient contact, internet-based telemedicine has attracted more and more attention as a surrogate service. Suspending […]» Read more
Comparison of stroke care parameters in acute ischemic stroke patients with and without concurrent Covid-19. A Nationwide analysis.
Comparing health care parameters of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients with and without concurrent coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 infection), may be helpful in terms of optimizing clinical and public […]» Read more
Algorithms for testing COVID-19 focused on use of RT-PCR and high-affinity serological testing: A consensus statement from a panel of Latin American experts.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented public health, social, and economic crisis. Improving understanding on available tests for detecting COVID-19 is critical for effective management of the pandemic. We […]» Read more
Assessment of the impact of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis including investigation for the presence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is essential for the optimization of patient care.In […]» Read more
Metformin Is Associated With Decreased 30-Day Mortality Among Nursing Home Residents Infected With SARS-CoV2.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an urgent need to investigate whether existing drugs can enhance or even worsen prognosis; metformin, a known mammalian target of rapamycin (m-TOR) inhibitor, has been identified […]» Read more
Application of deep learning techniques for detection of COVID-19 cases using chest X-ray images: A comprehensive study.
The emergence of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in early December 2019 has caused immense damage to health and global well-being. Currently, there are approximately five million confirmed cases and the […]» Read more
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2. The clinical presentation of this virus mainly manifests in the respiratory system but may also lead to severe […]» Read more
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019), which emerged in Wuhan, China in 2019 and has spread rapidly all over the world since the beginning of 2020, has infected millions of people and […]» Read more
Physician practice patterns on holding inflammatory bowel disease medications due to COVID-19 in the SECURE-IBD registry.
We aimed to describe physician practice patterns on holding or continuing IBD therapy in the setting of COVID-19 infection using the Surveillance Epidemiology of Coronavirus Under Research Exclusion for Inflammatory […]» Read more
Telemedicine for neuro-ophthalmology (tele-neuro-ophthalmology) has the potential to increase access to neuro-ophthalmic care by improving efficiency and decreasing the need for long-distance travel for patients. Requirements for decreased person-to-person contacts […]» Read more
Deep-learning algorithms for the interpretation of chest radiographs to aid in the triage of COVID-19 patients: A multicenter retrospective study.
The recent medical applications of deep-learning (DL) algorithms have demonstrated their clinical efficacy in improving speed and accuracy of image interpretation. If the DL algorithm achieves a performance equivalent to […]» Read more
The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is transforming the health care sector. As health care organizations move from crisis mobilization to a new landscape of health and social needs, organizational health […]» Read more
SARS-CoV-2 virus dynamics in different hosts and different samples and their relationship with disease severity have not been clearly revealed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the viral […]» Read more
Acute Invasive Rhino-Orbital Mucormycosis in a Patient With COVID-19-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis is a rare, although highly morbid, infection primarily affecting immunosuppressed individuals. The same population is at particularly high risk of complications and mortality in the setting […]» Read more
Development, Performance Evaluation and Clinical Application of A Rapid SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG Test Kit Based on Automated Fluorescence Immunoassay.
The ongoing COVID-19 epidemic has made a huge impact on health, economies, and societies all over the world. Although RT-PCR-based nucleic acid detection has been primarily used in the diagnosis […]» Read more
Peptidylarginine deiminases and extracellular vesicles: prospective drug targets and biomarkers in central nervous system diseases and repair.
Peptidylarginine deiminases are a family of calcium-activated enzymes with multifaceted roles in physiological and pathological processes, including in the central nervous system. Peptidylarginine deiminases cause post-translational deimination/citrullination, leading to changes […]» Read more
Among the different procedures used by the ENT, acoustic analysis of voice has become widely used for correct diagnosis of dysphonia. The instrumental measurements of acoustic parameters were limited during […]» Read more
Computational gene expression profiling in the exploration of biomarkers, non-coding functional RNAs and drug perturbagens for COVID-19.
The coronavirus disease, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), is a global health crisis that is being endured with an increased alarm of transmission each day. Though […]» Read more
Automatic prediction of COVID-19 using deep convolution neural networks based pre-trained transfer models and Chest X-ray images.This research employs the advantages of computer vision and medical image analysis to develop […]» Read more
Application of Testing-Tracing-Treatment Strategy in Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak in Seoul, Korea.
Following the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Wuhan, China, a total of 637 patients had been diagnosed with the disease in Seoul as of May 2, 2020. Our study […]» Read more
There are more than 350 RT-PCR COVID-19 testing kits commercially available but these kits has not been evaluated for pooled sample testing. Thus, this study was planned to compare and […]» Read more
The COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has taken a great toll of life affecting lakhs of people around the globe. […]» Read more
Six-year experience of detection and investigation of possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus cases, England, 2012-2018.
Surveillance for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been undertaken in the UK since September 2012. This study describes the surveillance outcomes in England from 2012 to 2018.This was a […]» Read more
Comparison of clinical, para-clinical and laboratory findings in survived and deceased patients with COVID-19: diagnostic role of inflammatory indications in determining the severity of illness.
Since December 2019, when a cluster of pneumonia cases due to SARS-CoV-2 initially emerged in Wuhan city and then rapidly spread throughout the world, the necessity for data concerning the […]» Read more
Post COVID 19 acute acalculous cholecystitis raising the possibility of underlying dysregulated immune response, a case report.
Novel Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 has rapidly spread throughout the world and has become an unprecedented pandemic. It has a vast spectrum of clinical presentations and can affect various […]» Read more
Application of telehealth for comprehensive Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in the United Kingdom.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a fatal human prion disease. Surveillance systems operate globally with the goals of accurate in-life case ascertainment, appropriate public health interventions to minimise secondary transmission, and […]» Read more
A case of extremely prolonged viral shedding: could cell cultures be a diagnostic tool to drive the COVID-19 patients discharge?
This study addresses the case of a patient with prolonged viral shedding reported by Real-Time PCR, until 71 days from symptoms onset. However, viral culture got negative results after 30 […]» Read more