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Thiamine for prevention of Wernicke's encephalopathy: a reminder.

Anesthesia and analgesia

Mayes GA.
PMID: 2774242
Anesth Analg. 1989 Sep;69(3):407-8.

No abstract available.

[On a case of Gayet-Wernicke encephalopathy].

Annales medico-psychologiques

Leyritz J, Wicker M.
PMID: 14377065
Ann Med Psychol (Paris). 1955 Jan;113(1):108-11.

No abstract available.

Thiamine for prevention and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome in people who abuse alcohol.

The Cochrane database of systematic reviews

Day E, Bentham PW, Callaghan R, Kuruvilla T, George S.
PMID: 23818100
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jul 01;(7):CD004033. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004033.pub3.

BACKGROUND: Autopsy studies suggest that Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is not a rare disorder, particularly in individuals who abuse alcohol. Thiamine has been established as the treatment of choice for over 50 years, but uncertainty remains about appropriate dosage and...

Restrictive diet in a patient with irritable bowel syndrome leading to Wernicke encephalopathy.

BMC gastroenterology

Wang Q, Charmchi Z, George IC.
PMID: 33879093
BMC Gastroenterol. 2021 Apr 20;21(1):179. doi: 10.1186/s12876-021-01758-w.

BACKGROUND: We present a case of a woman with a past medical history of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and anxiety, who presents with ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and memory loss, characteristic of Wernicke encephalopathy.CASE PRESENTATION: A 64-year-old woman presented with double...

[Effect of vitamin B1 on resistance of teeth to dental caries].


PMID: 13146415
Stomatologiia (Mosk). 1954 Jan-Feb;1:17-9.

No abstract available.

Wernicke's encephalopathy: report of a case.

Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet

Chotmongkol V, Limpawattana P.
PMID: 16083230
J Med Assoc Thai. 2005 Jun;88(6):855-8.

A case of Wernicke's encephalopathy is reported. A 53-year-old alcoholic man was presented with acute confusion, upward gaze palsy of the left eye and gait ataxia for 5 days. The typical findings upon MRI of the brain showed multiple,...

Thiamin deficiency: a possible major cause of some tumors? (review).

Oncology reports

Lee BY, Yanamandra K, Bocchini JA.
PMID: 16273261
Oncol Rep. 2005 Dec;14(6):1589-92.

Based solely on clinical clues from a malnourished population, thiamin alone was intentionally and successfully injected to human cases with some tumors or masses. Two cases of submandibular gland cyst and 13 out of 15 cases of Baker's cyst...

[Thiamine deficiency caused by malnutrition: a rare cause?].

Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie

Jong Baw PG, van Veen MM, Hoek HW.
PMID: 18785108
Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2008;50(9):611-5.

A 50-year-old man was admitted to our psychiatric clinic with symptoms of depression, comorbid neurological disturbances and cardiomyopathy. The condition was diagnosed as beriberi and Korsakov's syndrome, on the basis of thiamine deficiency. The patient's diet was unbalanced and...

[Bilateral loss of the horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex in Wernicke encephalopathy - a specific and early clinical sign].


Salzer J, Zizka J, Karlberg M.
PMID: 30694522
Lakartidningen. 2019 Jan 24;116.

Wernicke encephalopathy is a condition in which thiamine deficiency causes cognitive dysfunction, ataxia and eye motor abnormalities. The condition is potentially reversible if treated with high doses of intravenous thiamine (vitamin B1). The video head impulse test, in which...

[Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome].

Ugeskrift for laeger

Ulrichsen J.
PMID: 23582064
Ugeskr Laeger. 2013 Apr 01;175(14):940.

No abstract available.

Thiamine and spinocerebellar ataxia type 2.

BMJ case reports

Costantini A, Pala MI, Colangeli M, Savelli S.
PMID: 23314445
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jan 10;2013. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007302.

Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 is a genetic disorder characterised by the degeneration of the cerebellum, its connections and degeneration in brainstem areas. Some observations indicate that high doses of thiamine may lead to the partial regression of the symptoms....

Thiamine Use in Sepsis: B1 for Everyone?.

Critical care nursing quarterly

Counts JP, Rivera VF, Kimmons LA, Jones GM.
PMID: 31135480
Crit Care Nurs Q. 2019 Jul/Sep;42(3):292-303. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000272.

Every year, sepsis affects nearly 30 million people worldwide, with current annual estimates reporting as many as 6 million deaths. To combat the staggering number of patients who are affected by sepsis, clinicians continue to investigate novel treatment approaches....

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