04/26/2017
Case Report

External Root Resorption associated with Impacted Third Molars: A Case Report

Gabriela Mayrink, Paula Ramos Ballista, Laisa Kinderlly, Stella Araujo and Renato Marano*

ABSTRACT

The indications for impacted third molar extraction include the prevention of dental reabsorption on the adjacent tooth. Resorption can be classified as physiological (when deciduous teeth are exfoliated) or pathological (when caused by injury or irritation to the periodontal...

04/26/2017
Review Article

Facial Necrotizing Fasciitis in Adults. A Systematic Review

Diego Abelardo Alvarez Hernandez*, Alberto Manuel Gonzalez Chavez and Alexia S Rivera

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Necrotizing Fasciitis (NF) is a rapidly progressing, severe suppurative infection of the superficial fascia and the sorrounding tissues that may lead to necrosis, septic shock and death if left untreated. Facial NF is rarely seen and symptoms ma...

04/25/2017
Case Report

Secondary Onychomycosis Development after Cosmetic Procedure-Case Report

Mariusz Dyląg*, Emilia Flisowska, Patryk Bielecki, Maria Kozioł-Gałczynska and Weronika Jasinska

ABSTRACT

The authors describe the unusual case of subungual onychomycosis, due to fluconazole and itraconazole resistant Candida albicans after using the hybrid and acrylic lacquers and nail tips. The etiology of these atypical changes was supported by isolation of the fungus from the...

04/25/2017
Review Article

Overview of Interferon: Characteristics, signaling and anticancer effect

Huaiyuan Wang, Haijun Hu and Kangjian Zhang*

Abstract

Interferons are multifunctional cytokines widely used in clinical settings as an anti-viral drug. In addition, interferon’s exhibit anti-cancer and anti-bacterial effects. Nearly two thousand papers related to interferon are published each year, which illustrates the im...

04/20/2017
Research Article

Intraperitoneal and Subsequent Intravenous Vancomycin: An Effective Treatment Option for Gram-Positive Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis

Barone RJ*, Gimenez NS and Ramirez L

SUMMARY

Intraperitoneal vancomycin absorption is higher when there is peritoneal inflammation, but the absorption decreases with recovery from peritonitis. Consequently, intraperitoneal maintenance doses are ineffective, reducing the rate of cure.

Aim:To eva...

04/19/2017
Editorial

Anatomical Distribution of Intramuscular Lipomas

N K Sferopoulos**

EDITORIAL

Lipomas are the most common type of soft tissue tumor occurring in the subcutaneous tissue. Rarely, lipomas present in the deep soft tissue such as intermuscular, intramuscular, and parosteal sites. When they occur within a skeletal muscle they are called intramuscular lipom...

04/19/2017
Research Article

Comparative Hemodynamic Evaluation of the LUCAS® Device and Manual Chest Compression in Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Mirek S, Opprecht N*, Daisey A, Milojevitch E, Soudry- Faure A and Freysz M

INTRODUCTION

Chest compression is the fundamental technique in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in patients with cardiac arrest [1]. The quality and the early implementation of CPR are essential to improve the prognosis and the chances of restoring spontaneous circulation. In the l...

04/15/2017
Case Report

A Short Synthesis Concerning Biological Effects and Equivalent Doses in Radiotherapy

Cyril Voyant* and Daniel Julian

ABSTRACT

The limits of classical equivalent computation based on time, dose, and fractionation (TDF) and linear quadratic models have been known for a long time. Medical physicists and physicians are required to provide fast and reliable interpretations regarding the delivered doses o...

04/07/2017
Case Report

Orthodontics Miniscrews to Correct an Anchorage Loss: Case Report

Houb-Dine A* and Zaoui F

ABSTRACT

The recent introduction of the miniscrew in orthodontics revolutionized the clinical and biomechanical approach of anchoring. Used as direct or indirect anchoring, the orthodontic micro screws indications field is expanding due to their easy insertion, and their immediate loa...