Niemann-Pick disease Type C – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Niemann-Pick disease Type C – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Niemann-Pick disease type C, or NPC, is a rare genetically inherited condition caused by mutations in either the NPC1 or NPC2 genes. These mutations impair intracellular transport of cholesterol and other …

Hyper IgM Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Hyper IgM Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Hyper IgM syndrome is a problem where B cells are unable to undergo antibody class-switching, meaning that they can produce IgM antibodies, or immunoglobulins, but struggle to produce other types of …

Zestril a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Blood Pressure and Other Heart Related Ailments

Zestril is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack. Zestril belongs to a group of drugs called angiotensin …

Barco Nexxis, a networked digital operating room

Barco Nexxis, a networked digital operating room

Did you know that surgery generates about 60% of total hospital revenue? Your job is not only saving lives, it also accounts for a huge part of your hospital’s profitability. And …

Sheehan’s Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Sheehan’s Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

With Sheehan’s syndrome, also sometimes called postpartum pituitary gland necrosis, “postpartum” refers to the time after a mother gives birth to an infant, “pituitary gland” refers to a tiny gland that …

Ostomy care: Healing the Skin around the Stoma

Ostomy care: Healing the Skin around the Stoma

Hey guys, it’s Eric. Today I want to to talk to you about a problem that I’ve been able to solve for myself. Now,I know that a lot of us have …

The Neurosurgery Operating Theatre – Take a look inside!

The Neurosurgery Operating Theatre – Take a look inside!

Welcome to episode 4 of the brain surgeon’s vlog we’re in theater 11 with Ellen and Stephen they’re neuro scrub nurses and I’m gonna take you on a little tour of …

Autoimmune hepatitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Autoimmune hepatitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

So, an autoimmune disease is this special sort of disease, where your own immune cells have gone rogue and start to attack your own cells, right? Hepatitis happens to mean inflammation …

Disseminated intravascular coagulation – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Disseminated intravascular coagulation – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Disseminated intravascular coagulation, or DIC, describes a situation in which the process of hemostasis, which is when after blood vessel wall injury, liquid blood rapidly becomes a gel, called coagulation or …