01/30/2017
Research Article

Predictive Psychological Factors of Problematic Alcohol use in University Students

Hatice Demirbas*

The objective of this study is to determine prevalence of alcohol-substance use among university students, and to investigate the correlation between the childhood abuse, suicide probability and anger expression styles in students who have drinking problems. A survey was carried out among rand...

01/30/2017
Mini Review

Novel Challenges for the Therapeutics of Depression: Pharmacological Modulation of Interaction between the Intracellular Signaling Pathways Mediated by Ca2+ and cAMP

Afonso Caricati-Neto and Leandro Bueno Bergantin*

Depression is a psychiatric disease resulting mainly by dysfunction of serotoninergic and monoaminergic neurotransmission in central nervous system (CNS). Due to the multifaceted nature of depression and our limited understanding on its etiology, depression is difficult to be treated with curr...

01/30/2017
Case Report

Tumours of the Uterine Corpus: A Histopathological and Prognostic Evaluation Preliminary of 429 Patients

Jorge F Cameselle-Teijeiro*, Javier Valdes-Pons, Lucia Cameselle-Cortizo, Isaura Fernandez-Perez, MariaJose Lamas-Gonzalez, Sabela Iglesias-Faustino, Elena Figueiredo Alonso, María-Emilia Cortizo-Torres, María-Concepcion Agras-Suarez, Araceli Iglesias-Salgado, Marta Salgado-Costas, Susana Friande-Pereira and Fernando C Schmitt

A histopathological review preliminary of 429 patients diagnosed with tumours of the uterine corpus (TUC) cancer between 1984- 2010 in the Vigo University Hospital Complex (Spain) were evaluated prospectively for over 5 years. Of these 403 (93.9%) were epithelial tumours: 355 (82.7%) were aden...

01/30/2017
Case Report

Recurrent Peripheral Ameloblastoma of the Mandible: A Case Report

Angela Jordao Camargo*, Mayara Cheade, Celso Martinelli and Plauto Christopher Aranha Watanabe

Ameloblastoma is the second most common odontogenic tumor being back only for the odontoma. An unusual case of recurrent peripheral ameloblastoma in the mandible from the site of previous occurrence, reducing oropharyngeal space due compression by lesion. Panoramic radiography not showed prese...

01/30/2017
Clinical Image

Pulmonary Infarction Mimicking An Aspergilloma In A Heart Transplant Recipient

Antonacci F*, Belliato M Bortolotto C, Di Perna D, Dore R, Orlandoni G and D’Armini AM

This patient (male, 59 years old) underwent cardiac re-transplantation for chronic rejection. Prior to re-transplantation, the patient was in NYHA class IV, with a clear chest x ray. On 14th postoperative day, he presented hemoptysis. On chest x-ray, a left lower lobe opacity was seen. Therefo...

01/20/2017
Case Report

Cystic Micronodular Thymoma. Report of a Case

Mona Mlika*, Adel Marghli and Faouzi Mezni

Micronodular thymoma is a rare subtype of thymoma with less than 20 cases published in the English literature. These tumours have been reported with thymoma or thymic cyst. The authors describe a new case of micronodular thymoma in a 68-year-old-patient which is well documented and particular ...

01/25/2017
Research Article

A Further Example Showing Efficiency of a Modeling Method Based on the Theory of Dynamic Systems in Pharmacokinetics

Maria Durisova*

Aims: To present a further example showing an efficiency of a modeling method based on the theory of dynamic systems in pharmacokinetics.

Study design:The goals of the current study were twofold: to present (1) a further example showing efficiency o...

01/24/2017
Research Article

Kinematics and Electromyographic Analysis of Gait with Different Footwear

Carlos Alberto Kelencz*, Ingrid Solange Sepulveda Munoz, Paulo Rui de Oliveira, Bruno Mazziotti and Cesar Ferreira Amorim

Kinematic analysis and surface electromyography are tools being used as important methods to evaluate the human gait and to analyze different types of footwear aiming modifications and adaptations to the human locomotor system, especially of the feet. The aim of the present study was to analyz...

01/25/2017
Research Article

Associations of Burnout, Secondary Traumatic Stress and Individual Differences among Correctional Psychologists

Irina G. Malkina-Pykh*

Objective: The aim of the present study was to examine associations between secondary traumatic stress (ST), job burnout (BO) and several psychological variables such as world assumptions and locus of control in correctional psychologists.

Methods: ...

01/19/2017
Review Article

WMW: A Secure, Web based Middleware for C4I Interoperable Applications

Nida Zeeshan*

Modern-day enhancements in Enterprise Architectures (EA) has increased the interoperability issues in almost all domains; these issues are increasing day-by-day as organizations are spanning and information is being exchanged between different platforms. Command Control Computer Communication ...

01/09/2017
Research Article

Poly-dopamine-Beta-Cyclodextrin Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode as a Sensor for the Voltammetric Detection of L-Tryptophan at Physiological pH

Mohammad Hasanzadeh*, Nasrin Shadjou, Sattar Sadeghi, Ahad Mokhtarzadeh and Ayub karimzadeh

The main purpose of this report was to develop application of poly-dopamine-beta-cyclodextrin modified glassy carbon electrode (PDA-β-CD-GCE) towards electrooxidation and determination of L-Tryptophan (L-Trp) and also the evaluation its kinetic parameters. In continuation of our effo...

01/23/2017
Case Report

Cytology and DNA Analysis of Ameloblastoma - A Case Report

Karmen Trutin Ostovic*, Berislav Rozman, Ivica Luksic, Miso Virag, Dalibor Franceski, Zorana Lipsanski1, and Spomenka Manojlovic

Ameloblastoma is a benign odontogenic tumour that may have aggressive biological behavior with local recurrence and metastasis after the surgical resection. We report a case of cytology of recurrent ameloblastoma. The first tumour was diagnosed in the left mandible in 57-yers-old woman thirtee...

01/09/2017
Case Report

Impact of Diabetes on the Nutritional Status of CKD Patients

Amalu B. Mathew*, Kundhala Ravi and Gopalan TR

Background: Prevalence of malnutrition in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients is due to their lower appetite level. Diabetic patients experience polyphagia. Hence it is necessary to understand the impact of diabetes on the nutritional status of CKD patient.

01/03/2017
Case Report

Bouveret Syndrome in an Elderly Female

Zvi H. Perry*, Udit Gibor, Shahar Atias, Solly Mizrahi, Alex Rosental and Boris Kirshtein

Introduction: A gastric outlet obstruction secondary to a gallstone ileus is known as Bouveret syndrome. Herein we present a case of an elderly woman with an impacted gallstone in duodenum and discuss its’ management.

Patient description: A 96-yea...

01/02/2017
Review Article

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy; A Short Summary with Review of Literature

Mushtaq Chalkoo*, Naseer Awan, Hilal Makhdoomi, Syed Shakeeb Arsalan and Waseem Raja

We present a review article on adrenal glands, with a special reference to their anatomy, physiology, evaluation, laparoscopic operative techniques with a short summary of review of literature.

01/20/2017
Research Article

Ethical Dimensions of Population Genetic Research in the Caucasus

Ramaz Shengelia* and Theodore G Schurr

The emergence and establishment of anthropological genetics as an interdisciplinary science is primarily, associated with the development of new genomic technologies. Precision genetic testing on the one hand, and the rapidly increasing number of genetic investigations on the other, have creat...

01/09/2017
Short Review

Endothelial Repair and Endothelial Cell-Derived Secretome

Alexander E. Berezin*

Growing evidence supports the hypothesis that endothelial cell-derived microparticles (MPs) might contribute to the pathogenesis of cardiovascular (CV) disease. Endothelial cell-derived MPs play a pivotal role in the regulation of the endogenous repair system, thrombosis, coagulation, inflamma...

01/27/2017
Research Article

The Outcome of an ADHD Parenting Group Training Programme (APEG) In the Peterborough Neurodevelopmental Service (NDs)

Hani Ayyash*, Michael O Ogundele, Ruth Wisbey, Emma Weisblatt, Lorraine Cuff and Venkat Reddy

ADHD is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in children and adolescents with prevalence ranging between 5% and 12% in developed countries. There is ample evidence that carefully structured enhanced behavioural parenting programmes are useful in the management of ADHD.

We ass...

01/19/2017
Case Report

Bilateral Parasymphyseal Osteoma

Akanksha Gupta, Sangeeta Singh Malik, Swati Gupta and Ravi Prakash SM*

Osteoma is a benign osteogenic tumor arising from the proliferation of cancellous or compact bone. In the facial bones, both central and peripheral osteomas have been described in the literature. Peripheral type of osteoma is the most common variant in the mandible, which occurs on the cortica...

01/21/2017
Short Communication

Sex Differences in Hypertension: A Question worth Asking?

Mario Lombardi, Paolo Severi, Andrea Mazza, Maria Grazia Bendini, Elisa Caldarone, Massimo Armeni, Stefania DEmidio and Massimo Leggio*

Hypertension is a complex disorder involving multiple organ systems and the primarily modifiable risk factor for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the World. Although both men and women develop hypertension, distinct gender differences in the incide...

01/30/2017
Short Communication

Role of Carcinoma Associated Fibroblasts in Anoikis Resistance in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma –need of the hour

Anjali Ganjre*

Anoikis resistance (AR) is a favorable attribute exhibited by cancer cells for metastasis. Carcinoma associated Fibroblasts (CAFs) plays a crucial role in AR in various cancers. It was proved in array of studies in different cancers that there was definite interrelationship between CAFs and AR...

01/31/2017
Case Report

Atopic Conjunctivitis in Children: Influence of Treatment with Topical Cyclosporin 0.05% in the Quality of Life

Carlos Alberto Sanchez Salguero and Alvaro Isidro Sanchez Chacon

Introduction:Forty-six per cent children have allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (Allergologica 2005).

Working hypothesis:Ocular topical cyclosporine improves the quality of life for these patients...

01/27/2017
Case Report

Pulsed Shortwave Diathermy and Joint Mobilizations Restore a Twice Fractured Elbow with Metal Implants to Full Range of Motion

David O. Draper* and Emily Veazey

A 21-y-old recreationally active male lacking the last 30° of elbow extension from a fractured and dislocated elbow sustained while wakeboarding came to our clinic November of 2015. A regimen was applied of 20-minutes of pulsed shortwave diathermy (PSWD) treatments delivered at 100 watts to h...

01/20/2017
Research Article

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

Camila Fonseca de Oliveira*, Denise Paschoal Soares, Michel Christian Bertani, Leandro Jose Rodrigues Machado and Joao Paulo Vila-Boas

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...

01/23/2017
Case Report

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

Cyrus Kocherla* and Kalgi Modi

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 also be associated with other cardiac defec...

01/20/2017
Case Report

Intermittent Left Bundle Branch Block: What is the Mechanism?

Hussam Ali* and Riccardo Cappato

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 revealed no abnormalities.

12-l...

01/09/2017
Review Article

Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas and Interferon Treatment

Ajda ERSOY GUNES, Melda COMERT OZKAN*, Fahri SAHIN and Guray SAYDAM

Primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCLs) are the second most common group of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) with an estimated annual incidence of 1/100.000. Interferons (IFNs) are used in mono or combination therapy for cutaneous lymphomas especially for cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL) for...

01/21/2017
Case Report

Submitral Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm: Unusual and Late Complication of Cardiac Surgery

Marzia Cottini*, Amedeo Pergolini, Giordano Zampi, Vitaliano Buffa, Paolo Giuseppe Pino, Federico Ranocchi, Riccardo Gherli, De Marco Marina, Carlo Contento*, Myriam Lo Presti, Francesco Musumeci

Despite the background of advances in cardiac surgery procedures for higher risk population, the postoperative complication has already been a challenge for cardiac surgeon and Heart-Team. Future perspectives to exceed this challenge could be periodically patient’s follow up and advance diag...

01/09/2017
Review Article

A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Assessment and Management of Pre-school Age Neuro-developmental Disorders: A Local Experience

Michael O Ogundele*

Background: Early and effective identification of childhood neurodevelopmental disorders remains a critical task of all pediatric healthcare professionals, which is critical to the well-being of children and their families.

Methods: A retrospective ...

01/27/2017
Research Article

Empirical formulae for calculating γ-ray detectors effective solid angle ratio

Ahmed. M. El Khatib, Mohamed. S. Badawi*, Mohamed. A. Elzaher, Mona. M. Gouda, Abouzeid. A. Thabet, Mahmoud. I. Abbas and Kholud. S. Almugren

Determination of the detector efficiency using volumetric cylindrical sources is very important in various scientific and industrial fields, especially in the field of quantitative analysis. To calculate the absolute activity of any sample, the full-energy peak efficiency (FEPE) of the detecto...

01/11/2017
Research Article

Removal of Chromium from Aqueous Solution by Thermally Treated Mgal Layered Double Hydroxide

Enkhtur Otgonjargal, Byambasuren Nyamsuren, Enkhtuul Surenjav, Gunchin Burmaa, Jadambaa Temuujin and Dashkhuu Khasbaatar*

Abstract

MgAl based layered double hydroxide (MgAl-LDH) was used as adsorbent for the removal of chromium oxyanion from an aqueous solution. MgAl-LDH was synthesized successfully using co-precipitation method, and was characterized by X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD), Scanning electron micr...

01/20/2017
Case Report

“Bulls Eye For Bulls Teeth” - Endodontic Management of Taurodontism Using CBCT as A Diagnostic Tool- 2 Rare Case Reports

Sapna Sonkurla, Manoj Mahadeo Ramugade*, Shubha Hegde, Gopal Tawani

Taurodontism is a rare dental anomaly presented with an aberration of teeth that lacks the constriction at the level of the cemento-enamel junction (CEJ). It is characterized by elongated pulp chambers and apical displacement of bifurcation or trifurcation of the roots, forming a rectangular s...

01/09/2017
Research Article

Postural Stability Induced by Supervised Physical Training may improve also Oxygen Cost of Exercise and Walking Capacity in Post-Menopause, Obese Women

Fernanda Velluzzi, Massimiliano Pau, Andrea Loviselli, Raffaele Milia, Daniela Lai, Daniele Concu, Gianmarco Angius, Abdallah Raweh, Andrea Fois and Alberto Concu*

We utilized the training impulses method to numerically quantify the volume of physical exercise to be prescribed to postmenopausal obese women in such a way of obtain the best possible improvement of their health-related quality of life.Nine women (57±4 years, 89±2 kg, 157±9 cm) carried ou...

01/02/2017
Research Article

New Approach for Analysing the Discrepancy of Pretherapeutic Tc-99m and Intra-therapeutic I-131 uptake in Scintigraphies of Thyroid Autonomies using a Parametric 3D Analysis Program

Maaz Zuhayra, Marlies Marx, Ulrich Karwacik, Yi Zhao and Ulf Lützen*

Introduction: Radioiodine therapy is a standard procedure in thyroid autonomy treatment. Discrepancies in the visual comparisons of the scintigraphies prepared for this purpose using Tc-99m-O4- and I-131 have been known for years.In this study a new method is used to calculate...