Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) in Peripheral Blood: A Novel and Simple Prognostic Predictor of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, and almost accounts for 20% of these deaths, however, the cure rate is less than 10% [1]. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for approximately 85% of all cases of lung cancer [1], but fewer than 15% of individuals di...

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Case Report

Dealing with Depression in Family Caregivers

Aims and objectives: By reporting the use of therapeutic nursing interventions to facilitate the process of change in a depressive elderly caregiver, this paper seeks to underline the importance of fi tting interventions to individual clients.

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Insights for Antihypertensive pharmacotherapy from the“Calcium Paradox” due to Ca2+/camp Interaction

Several experimental studies performed since 1975, using smooth muscles richly innervated by sympathetic nerves to exclude the autonomic influence of adjusting reflex (rodent vas deferens), showed that L-type voltageactivated Ca2+ channels (VACC) blockers completely inhibited neurogenic contra...

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Research Article

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Detect Symptomatic Patients with Facet Joint Pain. A Retrospective Analysis

Background: Low back pain has recently been reported as the leading cause for disability worldwide. The diagnostic value of imaging has been estimated low. Led by own positive experience, however, we hypothesized
that MRI can detect signs of facet joint pain.

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Translating an Evidence-Based Physical Activity Service From Context To Context: A Single Organizational Case Study

Background: SCI Action Canada partnered with researchers to adapt an evidence-based leisure-time physical activity (LPTA) counselling service (Get-in-Motion (GIM). A satellite GIM service called Passez à l’action was established within a French-speaking context fo...

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Visualization and Evaluation of Changes after Rapid Maxillary Expansion

Objectives: The aim of the study was to develop a mathematical model for the visualization and evaluation of transversal palatal soft tissue changes; and to carry out a statistical evaluation of the changes in vertical and
sagittal dimensions after rapid maxillary expa...

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Wave Forces on Vertical Structures in Shallow Water: Numerical Evaluation

The actions exerted by waves on a coastal structure very much depend upon hydrodynamic processes that originate on shallow waters; even though significant progresses have been made in the last few years towards a full understanding of wave breaking, design work is still largely based on classi...

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Thermal Stress Analysis of a Continuous Rigid Frame Bridge

Thermal stress of a continuous rigid frame bridge, based on the temperature gradient in Chinese bridge gauge, using a fi nite element analysis (FEA) method was investigated. First of all, the temperature effect of the whole bridge was analyzed, and the correlation of the improved amplitude of ...

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Research Article

Burnout and Related Factors in Caregivers of outpatients with Schizophrenia

Objectives: Care of a person with schizophrenia involves multiple problems, possibly leading to burnout which is a culturally influenced phenomenon. The aim of this study was to investigate burnout and related factors in caregivers of outpatients with schizophrenia.

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Case Report

Intestinal obstruction complicated by large Morgagni hernia

Morgagni hernia represents 2-4% of congenital diaphragmatic hernias. Only one-third of them are symptomatic, due to the hernia of abdominal viscera in the thoracic cavity, causing respiratory and digestive problems, some of them serious ones, such as intestinal obstruction.

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Facial Paralysis During Varicella Zoster Infectıon in a child

Introduction: Primary infection with varicella-zoster virus (VZV) results in chickenpox, characterized by viremia with a diffuse rash and seeding of multiple sensory ganglia, where the virus establishes lifelong latency. Herpes zoster is caused by reactivation of latent VZV in...

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Lincoln ’S Highway - A Forgotten Abscess

Introduction: Carotid space is a deep neck space within the carotid sheath. Mosher called carotid sheath as the Lincoln Highway of the neck. Abscess in this space is rare to be seen by young Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeons in this era of early diagnosis and good antibiotic...

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Comparative Study of Enophthalmos Treatment with Titanium Mesh Combined with Absorbable Implant vs. Costochondral Graft for Large Orbital Defects in Floor Fractures

Introduction: Several treatment options are available for the optimal treatment for orbital fractures, depending on aesthetic and functional results after orbital wall reconstruction.

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Short Communication

Cardiac Manifestations on Anti- Phospholipid Syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome may present in various ways from cutaneous manifestation, obstetric complications, neurological manifestation, and cardiac manifestation to renal involvement. There are many cardiac complication of anti-phospholipid syndrome, among them are valvular dysfunction, pulmo...

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Research Article

The Risk Factors for Ankle Sprain in Cadets at a Male Military School in Iran: A Retrospective Case-control Study

Introduction: Ankle sprain is a widespread impairment in sport groups; this impairment leads to an absence from the workplace. The ankle sprains incidence rates are induced by height, weight, BMI, physical fitness, level of match, classification of sport, and personal exposure...

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3-Dimensional Versus 2-Dimensional Comparison of Knee Valgus Collapse during Vertical Jump: Clinical Implications for ACL Risk of Injury Assessment

Time-effi cient screening of lower extremity biomechanics to identify potential injurious movement patterns is crucial within athletic medicine settings. When considering biomechanical risk factors for anterior cruciate ligament injuries, several screening tests have been used to assess dynami...

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Case Report

Recurrent Cardiac Events Driven by Prothrombotic Burden in a Patient Undergoing Lipoprotein Apheresis for High Lp(a) Levels

Introduction: Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] is a marker for cardiovascular disease, involved in pathogenesis and progression of atherosclerosis. In selected high-risk patients, lipoprotein-apheresis could optimize secondary prevention and improve prognosis.

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Review Article

Rhabdomyoblasts in Pediatric Tumors: A Review with Emphasis on their Diagnostic Utility

Rhabdomyosarcoma is a soft tissue pediatric sarcoma composed of cells which show morphological, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural evidence of skeletal muscle differentiation. To date four major subtypes have been recognized: embryonal, alveolar, spindle cell/sclerosing and pleomorphic.

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The Effects of Pharmacological Carbonic Anhydrase Suppression on Defence Responses of Potato Leaves To Phytophthora Infestans

In this study we proposed carbonic anhydrase (CA) asan important element of basal resistance during the potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)-Phytophthora infestans interaction.We found a different β-CAexpression pattern in incompatible vs. compatible systems c...

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Case Report

An Unusual Cause of Anterolateral Ankle Pain and Snapping

Most patients with anterolateral ankle pain report some history of trauma as the precipitating event. In the majority of cases of anterolateral ankle pain with no history of trauma the cause is proliferative synovitis, especially in the area of the anteroinferior tibiofibular ligament [1,2]. O...

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Review Article

The Utility of Acupuncture in Sports Medicine: A Review of the Recent Literature

Introduction:Acupuncture is a practice that has been used to treat multiple medical conditions for thousands of years and is one of the most popular alternative treatments applied in Western medical practice. Acupuncture is a modality that has significant potential for further...

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Original Article

Parents Take-On Concussion: Advances in Sideline Research and Culture in Youth Sports

Identifying concussion and initiating removal from play is challenging for even the most diligent youth sports organizations. Empowering parents to implement removal from play protocols and sideline testing may be the most practical plan at community levels to protect young athletes. We develo...

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Critical Management of Status Epilepticus

Seizure is clinical manifestation of sudden disruption of the normal electrical activity of cortical neurons.The brain electrical activity is periodically disturbed, alteration in neural cell integrity, increase in firing impulses and spread to adjacent normal neurons result in temporary brain...

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Research Article

Normal Value of Skull Base Angle Using the Modified Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technique in Thai Population

Purpose: To determine the normal value of basal angle measured using the modified MR imaging technique in Thai population compared with the standard value obtained from the Western population.

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Evaluation of Horizontal Lip Position in Adults with Different Skeletal Patterns: A Cephalometric Study

Aim: To evaluate sexual dimorphism in horizontal lip position in adults with different skeletal patterns.

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