Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_448»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_448»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
A patient with superior
semicircular canal dehiscence presenting with Tullio's phenomenon: a case
Superior semicircular canal
dehiscence represents a manageable cause of sound and pressure induced vertigo.
This case highlights its presentation and investigation, including a review of
the literature, and the authors' surgical technique used in its successful
A 45-year-old Caucasian man
presented with vertigo induced by sound or pressure. Subsequent investigation
revealed dehiscence of the superior semicircular canal and the patient
underwent a surgical repair.
Surgery to repair or resurface the
dehiscence represents an effective treatment modality, offering a resolution of
symptoms with no detrimental effect on hearing or long-term sequelae. A
five-layer composite repair consisting of temporalis fascia – bone pate –
conchal cartilage – bone pate – temporalis fascia has been found to be safe and
Find in the abstract:
·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
Answer the questions:
1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
·Why abstract is the most important part for case
published in electronic databases?