Case Report

Diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a rare cause for a very common association

The authors present the case of a 45-year-old female patient with diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD). She had unsatisfactory glycemic control, and showed some intellectual limitations. Her urine exam was unremarkable, and her renal ultrasound revealed single right kidney with aspects su...

Case Report

Carotid artery disease: AngioCT features

The objective of this paper is to emphasis the AngioCT features of carotid dissection/mural hematoma. The image show an internal carotid artery with narrowly eccentric lumen surrounded by a crescent-shaped hypodense mural thickening, with a visibly enhancing vessel wall. The carotid hematoma i...

Case Report

Giant cellular angiofi broma of the vulva: case report

Cellular Angiofibroma is a rare benign mesenchymal tumor without gender preference. It is usually a small (<3cm), well-circumscribed, mostly asymptomatic and typically slow growing. Surgical removal of the mass with its capsule is the preferred treatment, not only helps guarantee complete e...

Case Report

Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease: A case report of an uncommon presentation

Anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease is an uncommon autoimmune disease that classically presents as an aggressive necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis (CG), with or without pulmonary hemorrhage, and typically does not relapse. The pathologic hallmark is linear staining...

Research Article

Value of ambulatory blood pressure measure in pregnancy hypertension

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>It is still not well known the prognostic cardiovascular value of 24h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the pregnant woman with hypertension.</p> <p><strong>Objectives: </strong>Assess to the prognostic value of ABPM paramete...

Opinion

What can Mathematics say about unsolved problems in Medicine?

Nobody doubts that mathematics plays a crucial role in medical achievements. It is certain that is being mainly used in statistics and physics for biomedical problems [1]. For sure that we have already heard about how mathematics can improve the anticancer arsenal [2].Quantitative genetics hav...

Editorial

Paediatric Medicines: Formulation Considerations

The use of unlicensed and off-label medicines in children is widespread and has raised an increasing concern over the last years. The majority of medicines taken by children are extemporaneously compounded by pharmacist, and there is a lack of information regarding bioavailability, suitability...

Research Article

Foot Arch Differences in Elderly People at Standing: Considering Gender and Age

Background: The foot is an important and complex structure that provides support, balance and propulsion to locomotion, thus, its proper care can help to have a better life quality avoiding pain. The medial longitudinal arch is an important structure that is related to injury ...

Research Article

Effects of Fast-Walking on Muscle Activation in Young Adults and Elderly Persons

Coactivation of agonist and antagonist muscles participates in the regulation of joint stiffness and postural instability. Alterations on muscle activity have been revealed as an important falling risk factor. It is unclear the effects, and age-related differences, of a prolonged demanding tas...