|1.||Thwaites, Guy E: 12 articles (01/2015 - 10/2003)|
|2.||Farrar, Jeremy J: 9 articles (01/2015 - 10/2003)|
|3.||Chau, Tran Thi Hong: 8 articles (01/2015 - 03/2004)|
|4.||Hien, Tran Tinh: 6 articles (01/2015 - 03/2004)|
|5.||Kashyap, Rajpal S: 6 articles (02/2014 - 06/2005)|
|6.||Purohit, Hemant J: 6 articles (02/2014 - 06/2005)|
|7.||Daginawala, Hatim F: 6 articles (02/2014 - 06/2005)|
|8.||Taori, Girdhar M: 6 articles (02/2014 - 06/2005)|
|9.||Kalita, J: 5 articles (12/2015 - 09/2001)|
|10.||Wolbers, Marcel: 5 articles (01/2015 - 01/2011)|
|1.||Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)FDA Link
09/02/1950 - "[Relapse and recurrence of tuberculous meningitis in a patient treated successfully with streptomycin]."
01/01/1955 - "[Results in clinically cured tuberculous meningitis after streptomycin treatment with special reference to pneumoencephalogram, electroencephalogram and development test (Bühler-Hetzer)]."
07/01/1952 - "[Six new cases of tuberculous meningitis cured by streptomycin therapy]."
01/01/1953 - "[Anatomic and clinical sequelae of a case of tuberculous meningitis cured by streptomycin]."
03/01/1952 - "[The distant future of meningeal tuberculosis cured by streptomycin]."
|2.||BCG VaccineFDA Link
03/01/2012 - "The BCG vaccine is most effective in preventing pediatric TB, in particular, miliary TB and tuberculous meningitis. "
06/01/1993 - "Case series evaluation of BCG vaccine efficacy against tubercular meningitis in children in Delhi."
09/01/1989 - "A field evaluation of efficacy of BCG vaccine to prevent tubercular meningitis was undertaken in a case control study in Delhi during 1988-89. "
08/01/2009 - "BCG vaccine has protective effect for preventing tuberculous meningitis. "
10/01/2007 - "BCG vaccine protects against miliary/meningeal tuberculosis, but the mechanism of protection is unknown. "
|3.||Isoniazid (Ftivazide)FDA LinkGeneric
01/01/2003 - "We report a case of refractory tuberculous meningitis which was markedly improved by intrathecal administration of isoniazid (INH). "
01/01/2003 - "[A case of refractory tuberculous meningitis markedly improved by intrathecal administration of isoniazid (INH)]."
06/01/1999 - "The psychosis resolved completely after completion of therapy for tuberculous meningitis and cessation of isoniazid. "
02/01/1953 - "[Chemical and biologic titration of isonicotinic acid hydrazide in the cerebrospinal fluid of children affected and cured of tuberculous meningitis]."
01/01/2010 - "Randomised controlled trials are needed to evaluate the optimal empirical regimen for treating patients with tuberculous meningitis who are at high risk for both initial isoniazid resistance and poor clinical outcomes."
|4.||Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
03/01/2006 - "Recent trials of the use of corticosteroids as coadjuvants of antibiotic therapy showed promising results and decrease in the morbidity associated with bacterial and tuberculous meningitis. "
01/01/2009 - "The purpose of the study was to assess the effects of corticosteroids in adult patients with tuberculous meningitis admitted to intensive care unit. "
10/21/2004 - "Previous studies have been too small to determine whether adjunctive treatment with corticosteroids can reduce the risk of disability or death among adults with tuberculous meningitis, and the effect of coinfection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is unclear. "
12/01/2001 - "Three recent studies found that corticosteroids improve clinical outcome and mortality in tuberculous meningitis (TBM), although the exact mechanism of action of the drug remains speculative. "
07/15/2012 - "She was diagnosed as a case of definite tuberculous meningitis and initiated on anti-tuberculous treatment as per WHO guidelines with supplemental corticosteroids. "
|5.||Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
04/01/2007 - "This study presents the results of a polymerase chain reaction-single strand conformation polymorphism (PCR-SSCP) analysis for the evaluation of rifampin resistance directly from the CSF of 47 patients strongly suspicious to have tuberculosis meningitis in Emam Reza University Hospital, Mashhad, Iran over 3 years (2002 to 2005). "
01/01/2013 - "Intensified intravenous rifampicin in tuberculous meningitis."
06/01/2009 - "rpoB nested PCR and sequencing for the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis and rifampicin resistance."
04/01/2007 - "Detection of rifampin resistant tuberculosis meningitis by polymerase chain reaction linked single strand conformation polymorphism analysis of cerebrospinal fluid."
05/01/1999 - "Rapid molecular amplification diagnostic services were established at the PHLS MRU for rifampicin drug resistance detection nationally and for tuberculous meningitis at the MRU."
|6.||Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
01/01/2011 - "Vietnamese adults and adolescents with tuberculous meningitis recruited to a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adjunctive dexamethasone were followed-up at five years, to determine the effect of dexamethasone on long-term survival and neurological disability. "
03/01/2007 - "Serial MRI to determine the effect of dexamethasone on the cerebral pathology of tuberculous meningitis: an observational study."
01/01/2015 - "Adjunctive dexamethasone saves lives in the treatment of tuberculous meningitis but this response is influenced by the patient's LTA4H genotype. "
01/01/2011 - "Dexamethasone has been shown to reduce mortality in patients with tuberculous meningitis but the long-term outcome of the disease is unknown. "
01/01/2011 - "Dexamethasone and long-term outcome of tuberculous meningitis in Vietnamese adults and adolescents."
|7.||Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin)FDA LinkGeneric
01/01/2011 - "We propose a randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy of an intensified anti-tubercular treatment regimen in tuberculous meningitis patients, comparing current standard tuberculous meningitis treatment regimens with standard treatment intensified with high-dose rifampicin and additional levofloxacin. "
08/01/2014 - "Safety and efficacy of levofloxacin versus rifampicin in tuberculous meningitis: an open-label randomized controlled trial."
01/01/2011 - "A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial with two parallel arms, comparing standard Vietnamese national guideline treatment for tuberculous meningitis with standard treatment plus an increased dose of rifampicin (to 15 mg/kg/day total) and additional levofloxacin. "
08/01/2014 - "We report the efficacy and safety of levofloxacin versus rifampicin in tuberculous meningitis (TBM). "
01/01/2011 - "Intensified treatment with high dose rifampicin and levofloxacin compared to standard treatment for adult patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM-IT): protocol for a randomized controlled trial."
|8.||Indicators and Reagents (Reagents)IBA
05/01/1985 - "These included two CSF specimens from patients with tuberculous meningitis which gave false positive results for S pneumoniae with the Bactigen reagents. "
08/01/2013 - "We envision that this new method will facilitate rapid diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis without application of exogenous reagents or dyes and can be aptly used as a complementary screening tool to the existing gold standard methods."
10/01/1992 - "The final diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis was established on the basis of the positive results of the nested polymerase chain reaction, a positive tuberculin test, and typical cerebrospinal fluid findings. "
03/01/2005 - "To study tuberculin reactivity in childhood tuberculous meningitis both in clinical and histopathological (HP) context. "
01/01/1996 - "Admission tuberculin skin testing as a diagnostic aid for clinical management of tuberculous meningitis is of limited utility in our study population because of the high prevalence of tuberculin positivity in the Egyptian population (potential false positive correlation with the acute presentation) and the advanced stage of TBM at presentation to Egyptian public hospitals (potential false negative correlation)."
09/01/1992 - "For the proper diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in children one should consider several factors such as tuberculin skin test, family history, chest X-ray findings and CSF study. "
03/01/2005 - "Children with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) were given tuberculin test by Mantoux technique, which was read at the end of 72 hours after the placement of skin test. "
07/01/2010 - "Diagnostic efficacy of adenosine deaminase levels in cerebrospinal fluid in patients of tubercular meningitis: A comparison with PCR for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis."
02/01/2014 - "In the present study we measured the adenosine deaminase activity (ADA) in Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) of Tubercular Meningitis (TBM) and non-TBM patients. "
06/01/2010 - "This study was planned to compare the adenosine deaminase (ADA) levels and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) as a rapid method to diagnose tuberculosis meningitis (TBM). "
03/01/1996 - "The aim of this work was to study the usefulness of CSF adenosine deaminase determination in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis and determine if the proposed cutoff value of 7.1 i.u./ml had the better sensitivity and specificity. "
10/01/2015 - "Rational application of adenosine deaminase activity in cerebrospinal fluid for the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis."
|1.||Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
01/01/1954 - "[Tuberculous meningitis, anatomically almost cured by chemotherapy]."
11/01/1994 - "The present study describes 4 patients with tuberculous meningitis in whom ADA activity in the cerebrospinal fluid was serially determined in order to clarify the effects of anti-tuberculous chemotherapy on ADA activity in the cerebrospinal fluid. "
06/01/1992 - "Chemotherapy studies were undertaken on 180 children, aged between 1 and 12 years, with tuberculous meningitis. "
03/01/1986 - "Chemotherapy studies were undertaken in 180 patients with tuberculous meningitis. "
03/01/1986 - "Three chemotherapy studies of tuberculous meningitis in children."
|2.||Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
10/01/1983 - "[Tuberculous meningitis in intensive care]."
08/01/2012 - "Tuberculous meningitis with elevated intracranial pressure was treated for 2 weeks on a neurosurgical ward, and intensive care therapy was necessary for another 2 weeks. "
01/01/2009 - "This study found no significant improvement in survival in adult patients with tuberculous meningitis admitted to intensive care who received dexamethasone. "
07/01/2015 - "Blood samples from10 anti-NMDAR encephalitis patients, 10 anti-NMDAR encephalitis patients whose physical conditions have improved after 3 months of immunotherapy, 20 virus (meningitis) encephalitis patients, 20 tuberculosis (meningitis) encephalitis patients, 10 purulent (meningitis) encephalitis patients, 20 cerebral cysticercosis patients, 20 ischemic stroke patients, 20 intracerebral hemorrhage patients, 15 neuromyelitis optica patients, 15 multiple sclerosis patients, 15 moyamoya disease patients, and 20 negative controls were collected for real-time quantitative PCR (qRT-PCR) analysis. "
01/01/1963 - "[Early sexual maturation after treatment of tuberculous meningitis]."
01/01/1962 - "[Electrical activity of the brain in remote periods after treatment of tuberculous meningitis]."
12/01/2002 - "This study reviewed the clinical manifestations and outcome of tuberculous meningitis in the era of modern antituberculous chemotherapy and applied these data in assessing the role of clinical staging evaluated 30 days after treatment in predicting long-term outcome. "
12/01/1949 - "A study of ten children after treatment with streptomycin for tuberculous meningitis."
07/01/1984 - "In all but two of the patients with tuberculous meningitis, C reactive protein concentrations fell rapidly after treatment began and became normal after 10 days. "
01/01/2011 - "Modified external ventricular drainage in pediatric tuberculous meningitis: is it possible to avoid ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement?"
07/01/1998 - "According to our experience, we propose that in a patient with a history of meningeal tuberculosis and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt that presents with an abdominal mass should be investigated for the occurrence of a pseudocyst. "
01/01/2007 - "This study has been carried out in the department of paediatric surgery, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, with an aim to prognosticate the postoperative outcome of the patients of hydrocephalus following tuberculous meningitis after placement of ventriculoperitoneal shunt. "
05/01/2013 - "The role of ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement in patients of tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus in poor neurological grade: a prospective study in the pediatric population and review of literature."
02/01/2012 - "Role of ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery in grade IV tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus."