Ultrasound is at least as useful as conventional X-ray images in the diagnosis of ankle sprain-related fractures, notwithstanding age or sex and could, in fact, be better, as mentioned in the 'European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery'. In traumatology, Ankle torque is the most commonly encountered injury mechanism. It mostly develops as an ankle sprain and often leads to an ankle fracture.
The arthroscopic primary repair results in a good objective and subjective outcomes at a follow-up of 3.2-year in a carefully selected population, as explained in a study published in 'Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy'. In the small cohorts, the recent outcomes of arthroscopic primary repair of proximal anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears have been found to be positive.
In some individuals, chronic pain management remains ineffective and due to which intake of opioids is increased, which lead to severe consequences. As per a Protocol of a systematic review published in the journal JMIR, administration of magnesium either orally or parenterally may emerge as an efficient and safe approach to treat such type of chronic pain in the future.
A 20 mg Piroxicam or 75 mg Diclofenac sodium intramuscularly show similar results in treating primary dysmenorrhea in the emergency unit, as per a research published in the Medical Science Monitor. NSAIDs are considered as the frequently used agents in treating dysmenorrhea as they help to alleviate menstrual pain by decreasing PGF2alpha levels and uterine pressure in the menstrual fluid.
Autologous transplantation of bone marrow mononuclear cells (BMMNCs) emerges as a promising and practical approach to treat refractory diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) as per the research led by investigators of Nanyang Technological University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Due to the multifactorial characteristics of the DPN pathogenesis, traditional drug treatments have not been efficient.
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