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Open Access Bradyarrhythmia Case Study

BRASH syndrome with digoxin toxicity

BRASH syndrome (bradycardia, renal failure, atrioventricular node blocking, shock, and hyperkalemia) in this case by triggered extreme dehydration, was complicated by concomitant digoxin.

PGD in heart transplantation: the challenge to survive

Open Access Heart Transplantation Review

Primary graft dysfunction is a life-threatening condition with a high mortality rate. Despite efforts, the definition, diagnosis and best treatment approaches remain controversial.

HF from a cutaneous hemangioma

Free for a limited time Hemangioma Case Study

Large cutaneous hemangiomas can be hemodynamically significant, resulting in high-output heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Embolization and resection is effective and well-tolerated.

PET/CT imaging in endocrine healthcare

Open Access Molecular Imaging Review

Understand the growing role of PET/CT imaging for diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders, from providing functional and anatomical information to monitoring treatment response.

Misdiagnosis of MMNST of the cervical spinal cord

Open Access Spinal Tumor Case Study

Malignant melanotic nerve sheath tumor is rare, highly aggressive and malignant. In this case it was misdiagnosed as a benign vascular malformation, then recurred 7 months after resection.

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Case Studies

BRASH syndrome with digoxin toxicity

Open Access Bradyarrhythmia Case Study

BRASH syndrome (bradycardia, renal failure, atrioventricular node blocking, shock, and hyperkalemia) in this case by triggered extreme dehydration, was complicated by concomitant digoxin.

HF from a cutaneous hemangioma

Free for a limited time Hemangioma Case Study

Large cutaneous hemangiomas can be hemodynamically significant, resulting in high-output heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Embolization and resection is effective and well-tolerated.

Misdiagnosis of MMNST of the cervical spinal cord

Open Access Spinal Tumor Case Study

Malignant melanotic nerve sheath tumor is rare, highly aggressive and malignant. In this case it was misdiagnosed as a benign vascular malformation, then recurred 7 months after resection.

Webinar | 06-02-2024 | 20:00 (CET)

Mastering chronic pancreatitis pain: A multidisciplinary approach and practical solutions

Severe pain is the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis. In this webinar, experts share the latest insights in pain management for chronic pancreatitis patients. Experts from a range of disciplines discuss pertinent cases and provide practical suggestions for use within clinical practice.

Sponsored by: Viatris

Developed by: Springer Healthcare

Current Reviews

Current Management of Neuroendocrine Tumour Liver Metastases

Open Access Metastasis Review

Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are a heterogenous group of tumours that most commonly originate in the gastroenteropancreatic tract (GEP) [ 1 ]. The GEP NENs display a propensity to metastasize to the liver [ 1 , 2 ]. NENs are subdivided into …

Sex and Gender-related Disparities in Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation

Heart transplant (HT) constitutes the gold standard of treatment for patients with advanced heart failure (AHF) in the absence of significant comorbidities [ 1 ].

Alcohol Misuse post Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review of Longer-term Studies with Focus on new Onset Alcohol use Disorder and Differences Between Surgery Types

Open Access Sleeve Gastrectomy Review

Bariatric surgery, of which the most common procedures worldwide are the sleeve gastrectomy (SG) (61%) followed by the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) (26%) [ 1 ], is the most effective treatment option for sustained weight loss, significantly …

Update on Coagulation Monitoring in Liver Transplantation

Open Access Liver Transplantation Blood Management (KA Tanaka, Section Editor)

Liver transplantation surgery has historically been associated with large-volume blood loss resulting in the requirement for transfusion of large amounts of blood products. Additionally, the coagulopathy of liver disease is complex, with cirrhotic …

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Webinar

1.5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Severe pain is the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis. In this live webinar, experts shared the latest insights in pain management for chronic pancreatitis patients. Experts from a range of disciplines discussed pertinent cases and provided practical suggestions for use within clinical practice.

Sponsored by:
  • Viatris
Developed by: Springer Healthcare

Digital Treatment Map (Link opens in a new window)

Practical, expert-led digital map designed to guide treatment of ALK- and ROS1-mutation positive NSCLC.

Supported by:
  • Pfizer
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Further Reading

Obstetric factors and neonatal outcomes of depressed skull fractures in newborns

Open Access Skull Fracture Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Depressed skull fractures of neonates are defined as inward concavities of the calvarium and are called as “ping-pong fractures” because they resemble the smooth contour of the indented ball without definite evidence of frank break or disruption.

Current Management of Neuroendocrine Tumour Liver Metastases

Open Access Metastasis Review

Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are a heterogenous group of tumours that most commonly originate in the gastroenteropancreatic tract (GEP) [ 1 ]. The GEP NENs display a propensity to metastasize to the liver [ 1 , 2 ]. NENs are subdivided into …

Morbidity and mortality following hiatal hernia repair in geriatric patients: a multicenter research network study

Open Access Malnutrition 2024 SAGES Oral

This population-based, retrospective cohort study was conducted using TriNetX (Cambridge, Massachusetts), a federated health network research database. TriNetX is a multicenter electronic health research network that provides de-identified …