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4,075 Possible Causes for Intravenous Drugs

  • Hepatitis B

    drug use, and medical procedure exposure) and are evident to varying degrees in every country.[] […] contact and sanitary habits), early life horizontal transmission (through bites, lesions, and sanitary habits), and adult horizontal transmission (through sexual contact, intravenous[]

  • Arbutamine Stress Test

    There were 18 episodes of tricuspid endocarditis in the 16 patients; 12 patients had a history of intravenous drug abuse.[] The computer-controlled system keeps track of a patient's physiological responses while it delivers a novel heart-stimulating drug, then raises or lowers the drug's intravenous[] […] administration of 0.5 mg/kg (but not 0.25 mg/kg) in recreational methamphetamine users produced scores of "drug liking" similar to racemic methamphetamine, but the effects[]

  • Endocarditis

    Candida parapsilosis is a rare cause of endocarditis, which is seen to affect the native valves in patients who are known intravenous drug abusers or following contamination[] ABBREVIATIONS IVDU: intravenous drug use Correspondence: Dra. A. Revilla Orodea. Departamento de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiaca.[] Patient revealed that he injected drugs intravenously with tap water.[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Abstract Although hospitalization is recommended for all febrile intravenous drug abusers, this practice has not been tested and validated.[] IE in IV Drug Users There is a higher incidence of IE among intravenous drug users (IVDUs) than in the general population.[] These data confirm the need to hospitalize all intravenous drug abusers presenting with fever at an emergency room. FULL TEXT[]

  • Alpha-Galactosidase

    We present two sisters with a severe form of Fabry disease, who both carry the same mutation in the alpha-galactosidase A (alpha-gal A) gene (Q330X). Each of the sisters developed renal failure in the third decade of life; the older sibling underwent renal transplantation at 40 years of age. The severe[…][]

  • Factor IX

    Liver/drug effects Liver/metabolism Male Mice Mice, Knockout Nanoparticles/administration & dosage* Phosphatidylcholines/chemistry RNA, Messenger/genetics RNA, Messenger[] * Female Genetic Therapy/methods Hemophilia B/genetics Hemophilia B/metabolism Hemophilia B/pathology Hemophilia B/therapy* Humans Hydrogen-Ion Concentration Injections, Intravenous[]

  • Intravenous Drug Abuse

    […] of the AIDS epidemic as it is associated with intravenous drug abuse.[] The skin is the tissue most evidently affected by intravenous drug addiction. A wide spectrum of cutaneous complications may occur in intravenous drug users.[] A case is reported of an intravenous drug abuser who had staphylococcal endophthalmitis.[]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    However, the frequency of this disease may be increasing due to the prevalence of intravenous drug abuse.[] drug abuse.[] Two late deaths were due to reinfection resulting from continued intravenous drug abuse.[]

  • Bacterial Arthritis

    Bacterial infection of the sternoclavicular joint is an unusual event, with cases being reported in those with diabetes mellitus, in intravenous drug abusers, and in patients[] drug abuse.[] drug abuse, and the presence of hip or knee prostheses.[]

  • Talcosis

    Abstract Pulmonary foreign body granulomatosis following intravenous administration of medications meant for oral use among drug addicts has been occasionally reported.[] The authors describe the computed tomographic (CT) appearances in three patients with pulmonary talcosis resulting from chronic intravenous drug abuse.[] Occupational exposure to talc dust and intravenous drug abuse are well-recognised aetiological factors with only a few cases related to cosmetic talc exposure being reported[]

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