Clínicas Médicas

Arterial-renal Syndrome in Patients with ESRD, a New Disease Paradigm

Arterial-renal Syndrome in Patients with ESRD, a New Disease Paradigm Abstract Background Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) often present with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Conditions of compromised cardiovascular health such as atrial fibrillation (AFIB) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) may alter biomarker levels in a way that reflects worsening ESRD. This study […]

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2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guideline for Coronary Artery Revascularization

2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guideline for Coronary Artery Revascularization La enfermedad de las arterias coronarias sigue siendo una de las principales causas de morbilidad y mortalidad a nivel mundial. La revascularización coronaria es una opción terapéutica importante en el manejo de pacientes con enfermedad arterial coronaria. La guía de revascularización de arterias coronarias de 2021 proporciona recomendaciones basadas en […]

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Potential effects and application prospect of angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor in diabetic kidney disease

Potential effects and application prospect of angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor in diabetic kidney disease Highlights • ARNI promotes natriuresis and reduces blood pressure, contributing to renoprotection in diabetic patients. • ARNI is promising for ameliorating inflammation, oxidative stress, renal dysfunction and histopathologic changes of kidney. • ARNI may improve insulin resistance and blood glucose regulation via […]

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2022 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway

2022 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway Las pautas de práctica son recomendaciones desarrolladas sistemáticamente que ayudan al médico y al paciente a tomar decisiones sobre la atención médica. Estas recomendaciones pueden adoptarse, modificarse o rechazarse de acuerdo con las necesidades y limitaciones clínicas y no pretenden reemplazar las políticas […]

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2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain

2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain El dolor de pecho es una de las razones más comunes por las que las personas buscan atención médica. Esta guía se desarrolló para la evaluación del dolor torácico agudo o estable en entornos ambulatorios y de urgencias, haciendo hincapié en el diagnóstico de dolor […]

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Imaging Acute Stroke: From One-Size-Fit-All to Biomarkers

Imaging Acute Stroke: From One-Size-Fit-All to Biomarkers Abstract In acute stroke management, time window has been rigidly used as a guide for decades and the reperfusion treatment is only available in the first few limited hours. Recently, imaging-based selection of patients has successfully expanded the treatment window out to 16 and even 24 h in […]

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The diagnosis of asthma. Can physiological tests of small airways function help?

The diagnosis of asthma. Can physiological tests of small airways function help? Abstract Asthma is a common, chronic, and heterogeneous disease with a global impact and substantial economic costs. It is also associated with significant mortality and morbidity and the burden of undiagnosed asthma is significant. Asthma can be difficult to diagnose as there is […]

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Manifesto on the overuse of SABA in the management of asthma: new approaches and new strategies

Manifesto on the overuse of SABA in the management of asthma: new approaches and new strategies Abstract The risks of overusing short-acting β2-agonists (SABA), including an increase in asthma-related deaths, are many and well known. The Global Initiative on Asthma (GINA) 2019 and 2020 updates recommend as-needed inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/formoterol as the preferred rescue medication […]

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Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Ascites, Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis and Hepatorenal Syndrome: 2021 Practice Guidance by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Ascites, Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis and Hepatorenal Syndrome: 2021 Practice Guidance by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Purpose and Scope of the Guidance This is a comprehensive guidance on the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of ascites and hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) in patients with chronic liver disease from […]

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Are Fourth-Year Medical Students as Prepared to Manage Unstable Patients as They Are to Manage Stable Patients?

Are Fourth-Year Medical Students as Prepared to Manage Unstable Patients as They Are to Manage Stable Patients? Abstract Purpose To evaluate the fourth-year medical student’s assessment and management of an unstable patient. Method The authors compared the performance of fourth-year medical students in a clinical performance examination (CPX) across a spectrum of simulated stable conditions […]

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