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Young adults with Type 1 diabetes: A retrospective observational single-centre study
Aims: A retrospective review of clinical outcomes for young adults with Type 1 diabetes from the East Midlands was conducted in 2003. We aimed to explore whether glycaemic control in young adults had improved in 2016. In ...
Extreme QT prolongation in elderly women after non-ST elevation myocardial infarct
This is a brief report of three cases of non-ST elevation myocardial infarction presenting with giant T wave inversion and prolonged QT interval. Searching the medical literature revealed a handful of similar cases. There ...
An unusual case of sepsis: Liver abscess masquerading as pneumonia
A 63-year-old woman presented with fever, tachycardia and tachypnoea, with right sided chest and hypochondrial pain. Chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation and she was treated for community acquired pneumonia ...
A case of palpitation and pre-syncope
A 66 year old woman presented to the emergency department with episodes of palpitations, dizziness, and near fainting for a few hours. She had had a left atrial myxoma removed 15 years ago and had suffered from palpitations ...
Multiple left atrial masses in a patient with breast cancer.
This is a rare case with dramatic image of multiple clot formation in the left atrium in a patient with mitral stenosis when anticoagulation was stopped for a few days before cancer surgery.
Locoregional recurrence of breast cancer presenting as upper limb venous thromboembolism
Locoregional recurrence of breast cancer is a major concern for both patient and oncologist. Presentation as venous thromboembolism (VTE) carries risk of delayed diagnosis and has a poor prognosis. Here we describe, for ...
Endotoxemia in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients: A Pilot Study to Examine the Role of Intestinal Perfusion and Congestion.
Endotoxemia is common in advanced chronic kidney disease and is particularly severe in those receiving dialysis. In hemodialysis patients, translocation from the bowel occurs as a consequence of recurrent circulatory ...
Understanding the scale of non-adherence with haemodialysis
Non-adherence significantly impacts patient care and outcomes, and has been associated with increased mortality. In this article, Kelly White and Richard Fluck discuss the results of a recent study into why dialysis sessions ...
Mesalazine induced myopericarditis in a patient with ulcerative colitis.
A 25-year-old male with a background of ulcerative colitis presented with a two-week history of central chest pain. His ECG on presentation showed global T wave inversion with a peak troponin I of 165 ng/ml. Clinical ...
British Thoracic Society Clinical Statement on Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations.
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) are structurally abnormal vascular communications that provide a continuous right-to-left shunt between pulmonary arteries and veins. Their importance stems from the risks ...