European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021

  • The Use of QT Prolongation Risk Factor Assessment Tool to Assess the Risk of QT Prolongation in Patients Taking Methadone: An Irish Experience

    Maitiu O. Tuathail

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 75-80
    Received: 4 May 2021
    Accepted: 17 May 2021
    Published: 16 September 2021
    Abstract: Currently, no tool exists to assist doctors in estimating their patients’ risk of QT prolongation. Methadone is one of many medications which is known to prolong a patient’s QT, and which can lead to Torsades de Pointes and sudden cardiac death. The aim of the study was to design a QT prolongation risk factor assessment tool, for patients taking me... Show More
  • Diagnosis and Therapy of Liquid Collections Under Ultrasound Control

    Atanas Dimitrov Hilendarov, Alexandar Asenov Georgiev, Lyubomir Georgiev Chervenkov

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 81-85
    Received: 11 November 2020
    Accepted: 7 December 2020
    Published: 17 November 2021
    Abstract: Purpose: We present our experience in the diagnosis, follow-up and planning therapy of thoracic, abdominal and retroperitoneal liquid collections in different emergency patients using conventional and interventional ultrasound. Material and Methods: The right and left oblique and poly positionning view was used in 235 patients (159 male and 76 fema... Show More