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Best Post of Sept '08: Extramedullary hematopoesis is not an uncommon finding in subdural hematomas by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:12am The next in my "Best of the Month" series, in which I feature my favorite post from each month, is from September 26, 2008: I received a case in consultation this week from a general pathologist who was concerned about clusters of unusual-looking cells within a chronic subduralhematoma ( SDH ), a specimen the surgeons call a " subdural membrane" ... Read on »
Is it just me.... by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 10:04am ... or does everyone see extramedullary hematopoesis in the majority of their chronic subdural hematoma specimens? Here's yet another example that landed on my desk today Read on »
Method for the Detection of a Subdural Hematoma Using a Handheld Hematoma Detector and Discriminator by nih.gov Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: The invention offered for licensing and further development is a device and method for detecting hematomas. The device is based on near infrared light emitted perpendicularly into a tissue from a non-stationary emitter and on continuous detection of the reflected light with a non-stationary probe. The ... Read on »
Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 6:09pm Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease Candace K. Mathiason1,#, Amy V. Nalls1, Davis M. Seelig1, Susan L. Kraft2, Kevin Carnes2, Kelly R. Anderson1, Jeanette Hayes-Klug1 and Edward A. Hoover1 + Author Affiliations 1Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Patholo ... Read on »
Overcoming “Chronic Disease Persona” by Jeff .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Jun 2013 6:31pm In a few short weeks, I reach another milestone-my 50th birthday. I’m a firm believer that age is just a number. I’ve seen people younger than me who look like they are older, and elderly people who look much younger than their age. That belief hasn’t been so firm over the past month. I’ve had hereditary neuropathy (Charcot Marie Tooth ... Read on »
Dr. Feld. Why Only Pick On The Healthcare Insurance Industry?: Part 2 by Dr. Stanley F. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 3:15pm Stanley Feld M.D.,FACP,MACE This post continues my reply to Matt Modleski’s comment. If one views the dysfunction in the healthcare system as a gradually evolving process is it clear that all the stakeholders have contributed to its dysfunction. As each stakeholder adjusted to the changes, the healthcare system became more dysfunctional ... Read on »
Common Headache Types by Byers Chiropractic Posted Sat 12 Dec 2009 8:49pm Common Headache Types Cervicogenic Headaches Muscle Tension Headaches Post-Traumatic Headaches Drug-Induced Headaches Migraine Headaches Cluster Headaches Cervicogenic Headaches Cervicogenic headaches refer to headaches which originate from tissues and structures in the cervical spine or neck region. The hea ... Read on »
Throbbing headache starting after 60 by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 11:29pm A throbbing headache in the left temple with sensitivity to light and noise, occurring daily and present for almost a year seemed to indicate a typical chronic migraine headache in a man I saw last week. His headache did not respond to pain medications, short courses of steroids and sinus surgery. The MRI scan of the brain and neurological exam ... Read on »
CASE AND COMMENTARY: Discontinued Medications: Are They Really Discontinued? by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Wed 30 Apr 2014 8:00pm An elderly man on warfarin and aspirin for chronic atrial fibrillation and previous cerebrovascular accident presented to the emergency department with a severe headache. Found to have bilateral subdural hematomas and a supratherapeutic INR (4.9), he was admitted to the ICU. Even though the patient was discharged with his warfarin discontinued pe ... Read on »
Migraine: Subdural Remedy May Help by Andy Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:46am I have seen a couple of different stories about subdural implants to control nerve function and pain. Several months ago, I saw a story about a man in Chicago and how the Mayo Clinic had inserted an implant to control the firing of nerves, which helped him to regain the fine motor skills he had lost due to head trauma and migraines. ... Read on »