Research Article

Case-based education to improve learning and faculty teaching of residents and students in a clinical setting

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Introduction:</strong> Current pediatric residents spend less time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and as a result, resident exposure to neonatal pathophysiology has decreased. Engaging learners efficiently while balancing clin...

Research Article

Current childhood cancer survivor long-term follow-up practices in South Africa

<h2>Summary</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> The number of childhood cancer survivors (CCSs) is increasing due to improved survival. Most suffer at least one treatment-related late effect, even decades after treatment, thus lifelong long-term follow-up (LTFU) car...

Review Article

Brain washing systems and other circulating factors in some neurological condition like Parkinson (Pd) and vascular and diabetic dementia: How dynamics- saturation of clearance can act on toxic molecule?

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Observing the epidemiology of some neurodegenerative disease is interesting to verify some similarity and also related advanced or non-advanced countries and related diet habits. There are relationship between this conditions and diet habits? Some neurologic...

Research Article

The effect of anemia on serum hepcidin levels in patients with heart failure

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Anemia is an accelerating problem among patients with heart failure (HF) and its presence is associated with more symptoms. In this study, we investigated whether anemia in heart failure was related to hepcidin concen...

Research Article

Effect of common food additives on mast cell activation

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Mast cells play a central role in the genesis and modulation of allergic and inflammatory responses. The general aim of the present work was to study the interaction between mast cells and the most common additives approved for use in foods. Dose-response st...

Opinion

Recent advances in pathophysiology and management of subglottic Hemangioma

<h2>Opinion</h2> <p>Subglottic hemangioma is the most common vascular tumor of the larynx of pediatrics; in contrast, it is relatively uncommon, accounting for an estimated 1.5% of congenital laryngeal anomalies [1].</p>

Short Communication

Heart disease new hypothesis: under endogenous toxicological aspect

<h2>Introduction</h2> <p>In order to suggest new pathogenetic hypotesys in some heart disease we think is interesting to observe some biomedical literature: Can we think some endogenus toxicologic movens in some heart pathologies?</p> <p>Activated platelet can tri...

Research Article

Investigation of Retinal Microvascular Findings in patients with Coronary Artery Disease

<h2>ABSTRACT</h2> <p><strong>Objectives:</strong> Retinal microvascular anomalies may be a marker for cardiovascular diseases. Our aim in this study was to investigate the utility of ocular fundoscopic examination as a noninvasive method in specifying the patients wh...

Case Report

Indications and Results of Coronarography in Senegalese Diabetic Patients: About 45 Cases

<h2>ABSTRACT</h2> <p><strong>Introduction:</strong> Coronary disease accounts for 75% of diabetic mortality. Coronary angiography reveals lesions that are often diffuse, staggered and multi-truncated. The objective of this study was to determine the indications and r...

Case Report

Congenital Quadricuspid Aortic Valve, a Rare Cause of Aortic Insufficiency in Adults: Case Report

<h2>INTRODUCTION</h2> <p>Quadricuspid aortic valve (QAV) is rare congenital malformation of the aortic valve with estimated prevalence of 0.013% to 0.043% [1-4]. QAV is most commonly associated with aortic insufficiency (AI), which is found in almost 75% of cases [5].QAV can als...

Case Report

Intermittent Left Bundle Branch Block: What is the Mechanism?

<h2>CASE PRESENTATION</h2> <p>A 73-year-old male underwent cardiologic evaluation for an incidental electrocardiographic finding of left bundle branch block (LBBB). He was asymptomatic and had no relevant cardiac history. Physical examination and transthoracic echocardiogram rev...

Research Article

Concentration Polarization of Ox-LDL and Its Effect on Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis in Human Endothelial Cells

<h2>ABSTRACT</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Flow-dependent concentration polarization of native LDL is important in the localization of atherogenesis. However, ox-LDL plays a more important role than n-LDL in atherogenesis by inducing cell proliferation and apo...

Letter to the Editor

Mid-Ventricular Ballooning in Atherosclerotic and Non-Atherosclerotic Abnormalities of the Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery

<h2>Letter to Editor</h2> <p>Myocardial coronary bridging [1], encasement [2], and mid-LAD rigid straightening [3-5] appears to be epiphenomenon of takotsubo syndrome [6], rather than causing the disease. Typical takotsubo syndrome usually lasts only a few weeks, but chronic tak...

Research Article

Left Atrial Remodeling is Associated with Left Ventricular Remodeling in Patients with Reperfused Acute Myocardial Infarction

<h2>ABSTRACT</h2> <p><strong>Background: </strong>Left atrial volume (LAV) has been established as a sensitive marker of left ventricular (LV) diastolic function and as an independent predictor of mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). LA remod...