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NOT Open Access | Endothelial Activation, Acute Kidney Injury, and Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric Severe Malaria

September 5, 2020 - 15:38 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Ouma BJ, Ssenkusu JM, Shabani E, Datta D, Opoka RO, Idro R, Bangirana P, Park G, Joloba ML, Kain KC, John CC, Conroy AL
Reference: 
Crit Care Med. 2020 Sep;48(9):e734-e743

Evaluate the relationship between endothelial activation, malaria complications, and long-term cognitive outcomes in severe malaria survivors.

How Does Blood-Retinal Barrier Breakdown Relate to Death and Disability in Pediatric Cerebral Malaria

August 27, 2020 - 08:21 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
MacCormick IJC, Barrera V, Beare NAV, Czanner G, Potchen M, Kampondeni S, Heyderman RS, Craig AG, Molyneux ME, Mallewa M, White VA, Milner D, Hiscott P, Taylor TE, Seydel KB, Harding SP
Reference: 
J Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 26:jiaa541

In cerebral malaria, the retina can be used to understand disease pathogenesis. The mechanisms linking sequestration, brain swelling and death remain poorly understood. We hypothesized that retinal vascular leakage would be associated with brain swelling.

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