12/31/2018
Research Article

Differentiation of bone marrow cells in arthritic mice with decreased complement activity

Petya Ganova and Nina Ivanovska*

There is evidence that complement components induce cell migration in mesenchymal stem cells and regulate cytokine production in osteoblastic cells thus playing a regulatory role in normal bone formation. The aim of the present study was to investigate the involvement of complement system in t...

12/31/2018
Commentary

What is the future for Scapholunate interosseous ligament reconstruction?

Amelia Carr, Saso Ivanovski, Randy Bindra and Cedryck Vaquette*

This opinion paper provides a summary of the current reconstructive surgical techniques for the scapholunate interosseous ligament (SLIL) and critically highlights their benefits and shortcomings. Due to limited success with direct repair of the ligament, current practice focuses on achieving ...

12/31/2018
Research Article

Peculiarities of photon emisson of whole non-diluted human blood obtained from healthy donors and patients with some diseases

Kirill N Novikov*, Vladimir L Voeikov, Ekaterina V Buravleva and Nadezhda G Berdnikova

Blood plays an important role in oxygen absorption and its transfer to organs and tissues in vertebrates, as well as in a number of invertebrate species. Numerous interactions between cellular and non-cellular blood components constantly occur. A special role in these interactions belongs to e...

12/31/2018
Research Article

Lemongrass tea consumption and changes in Acid-Base Balance and Electrolyte homeostasis

Christopher E Ekpenyong

The consumption of dietary herbs and supplements may be associated with several physiological consequences including, but not limited to disturbances of acid-base homeostasis, minerals and electrolytes wasting, gastrointestinal disturbances as well as hemodynamic changes. Plants food based nut...

12/31/2018
Short Communication

How Condylar modifications occurs

Rohit Kulshrestha*

Functional appliances used in correction of class II malocclusions are shown to modify the neuromuscular environment of dentition & associated bones. There are many studies related to the skeletal, dental and neuromuscular changes which are evaluated cephalometrically, clinically as well as wi...

12/31/2018
Case Report

A Three approach at one stage to surgical management of Cervical Spondyloptosis after Failed Primary anterior fusion

Saeed Oraee-Yazdani*, Maryam Golmohammadi, Mohammadhosein Akhlaghpasand and Maryam Oraee-Yazdani

A 35-year-old female, known case of complete spinal cord injury, presented with cervical pain and neck deformity that interfere with her physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Two years before admission, she had a car accident which result in a complete quadriplegia. That time at another cent...

12/31/2018
Case Report

McArdle’s Disease (Glycogen Storage Disease type V): A Clinical Case

Calheiros-Cruz T, Caamaño-Vara MP, Villar-Fernandez B, Ruibal-Azevedo J, Cameselle-Cortizo L1, Cameselle-Arias M, Charro Gamallo ME, Turienzo-Pacho F, Yera Acosta A and Cameselle-Teijeiro JF*

McArdle’s Disease, or Glycogen Storage Disease Type V, is the result of a deficiency in one of the enzymes responsible for the metabolism of glycogen in the body. Individuals with this disease, lack or produce very small concentrations of the myophosphorylase or glycogen phosphorylase enzyme...

12/19/2018
Research Article

Knowledge, attitudes and skills of doctors, nurses and emergency medical technicians in pre-hospital care and emergency medicine who accompany patients in ambulances which arrive at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Gangadevi Nandasena and Chrishantha Abeysena*

Objective: To assess the knowledge, attitudes, and skills in pre-hospital care and emergency medicine of doctors, nurses and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), who accompanied emergency patients in ambulances?

Methods: A descriptive cross-sectiona...

12/19/2018
Research Article

Best and effective practices of wound care and healing among patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Jefferson Garcia Guerrero*

Aim: With the continuing trend in the incidence of diabetic ulcer, the current researches on wound care and healing will bring best and effective practices on wound care and healing among patients suffering from diabetes mellitus.

Methods: This stud...

12/14/2018
Research Article

Endogenous archeological sciences: Physiology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Immunology, Pharmacology, Oncology and Genetics as instrument for a new field of investigation? Modern global aspects for a new discipline

Luisetto M*, Naseer Almukhtar, Ghulam Rasool Mashori, Ahmed Yesvi Rafa, Farhan Ahmad Khan, Gamal Abdul Hamid, Luca Cabianca and Behzad Nili-Ahmadabadi

In this work is analyzed scientific literature involved in human evolution to be used as an archeological Pathway to link different sciences in an overall new discipline.

A rational classification of single evidence make possible to better understand under new light some Physiologic...

12/31/2018
Case Report

Lessons from the success and failures of peritoneal Dialysis-Related Brucella Peritonitis in the last 16 years: Case report and Literature review

Muhammad Bukhari1*, Azharuddin Mohammed, Abdullah Al-Guraibi, Ahmed Shahata and Mansour Al-Ghamdi

Brucellosis is a zoonotic infection that is endemic in some Mediterranean countries, North Africa and the Middle East. Brucella is a rare cause of peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) population and in non-dialysis patients alike. We report here a challenging case of PD-related Brucella per...

12/14/2018
Case Report

Liver cyst infection in kidney transplant patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: Interest of PET/CT in diagnosis and treatment

Georgery H*, Migali G, Pochet JM, Tintillier M, Van Ende C and Cuvelier C

Liver cyst infection in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a rare but life-threatening complication. Diagnosis and treatment remain challenging. We report the case of a 64-year-old kidney transplant patient presenting with fever and abdominal pain. The diagno...

12/19/2018
Research Article

Outcome of Trabeculectomy in Advanced Glaucoma in a tertiary hospital in Rivers State, Nigeria

Awoyesuku EA* and Fiebai B

Aim: To evaluate the outcome of Trabeculectomy in advanced glaucoma in a hospital in Rivers State, Nigeria.

Methods: This was a non-randomized interventional study in which each patient served as its own control. Patients with advanced glaucoma and ...

12/18/2018
Editorial

Recent findings related to Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus

Motahar Heidari-Beni* and Seyedeh-Masomeh Derakhshandeh-Rishehri

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery is superior to medical treatment for short- to medium-term remission of Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) [1]. Recent research indicates that the improvements in insulin sensitivity following bariatric surgery are associated with elevated circulating bile acid concentrati...

12/13/2018
Opinion

Psychosocial care is necessary in supporting refugees

Gudrun Widders* and Ute Teichert

Between 2013 and 2016 the main tasks for the German public health care
departments were mainly related to medical support in terms of the management of outbreaks of infectious diseases, physical examinations of children and adults to exclude tuberculosis ore other infectious diseases, ...

12/27/2018
Research Article

Immediate postplacental insertion of intrauterine contraceptive device (copper 375) and its complications in term of expulsion, infection and perforation

Benish Khanzada*, Mala Jitendra Shahani and Areesha Kamran Khanzada

Abstract

Objective: To determine the complications (infection, perforation and expulsion rate) of immediate postplacental insertion of intrauterine contraceptive device (Multiload Copper375) in postnatal patients.

Methods: A case series stud...

12/19/2018
Research Article

The predictive value of the preoperative diagnostic tests in mature cystic teratomas of the ovary

Hanife Saglam, Funda Atalay*, Ayse Filiz Avsar and Hüseyin Levent Keskin

Abstract

Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the sensitivity of the tumor markers and diagnostic methods used in the preoperative period for dermoid cysts, the most common benign neoplasm of the ovary.

Material and Methods: 136 patie...

12/28/2018
Opinion

Navigation in the land of Scarcity

Awad Magbri* and Mariam El-Magbri

Delivering health care is a complex task that marginalized a portion of the population intentionally or unintentionally. Discrepancy in health care providing to the intended patients is sometimes accompanied by unintended collateral damage to the bystanders who desperately needing our help and...

12/27/2018
Mini Review

Severe aorto-iliac occlusive disease: Options beyond standard aortobifemoral bypass

Konstantinos Filis*, Constantinos Zarmakoupis, Fragiska Sigala and George Galyfos

According to recent guidelines, endovascular angioplasty is the standard treatment for TASC A and B primary aorto-iliac occlusive (AIOD) disease, and the first-line approach for TASC C lesions [1,2].Extended TASC D occlusive disease is usually treated by open surgery yielding excellent patency...

12/20/2018
Research Article

The effects of physiotherapy and rehabilitation on Pallister-Killian Syndrome: A case report

Zehra Guchan Topcu* and Selma Uzuner

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to determine the effects of physiotherapy and rehabilitation (PHTR) on a child with Pallister-Killian Syndrome (PKS). Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM) and duration of grasping ping pong ball were the primary outcome measures which were conducted at ...

12/12/2018
Review Article

Role of physical activity in cancer survival and recurrence: A narrative review from relationship evidence to crucial research perspectives

J Maury, P Senesse and G Ninot*

Abstract

Purpose: The benefits of Physical Activity (PA) considered as a major supportive care in cancer patients, on survival, and recurrence risk is largely disseminated in public communication. However, these data must be taken with caution.The main objectives were...

12/14/2018
Research Article

Receptor pharmacology and other relevant factors in lower urinary tract pathology under a functional and toxicological approach: Instrument to better manage antimicrobials therapy

Mauro Luisetto*, Naseer Almukhtar, Behzad Nili-Ahmadabadi, Ghulam Rasool Mashori, Kausar Rehman Khan, Ram Kumar Sahu, Farhan Ahmad Khan, Gamal Abdul Hamid and Luca Cabianca

In various patients conditions involved in lower urinary tract disease LUT (like overactive bladder, bladder neck sclerosis, dis –synergy (with our synenrgic contraction between bladder detrusor and bladder neck, BPH, recurrent cysytitis, interstitial cystitis, chronic prostatitis, uretral s...

12/11/2018
Research Article

Influence of an integrated rehabilitative treatment on the modification of body representation in patients affected by Unilateral Spatial Neglect

Maurizio Falso*, Michela Delpero and Eleonora Cattaneo

Background: In line with the so-called “embodiment concept”, human bodily experience is characterized by the immediate feeling that our body is localized in a certain position in space and that the self is localized within these body limits.

Aim...

12/27/2018
Research Article

Canine Distemper Virus detection based in Hemaglutinine Gene as target in Reverse Transcriptase- Polymerase Chain Reaction

Jara P, Cespedes P and Navarro C

Canine Distemper have become a major concern within the veterinary clinical work. Thus, the appearance of many cases of canine distemper in adult animals with their vaccination plan up to date has alarmed veterinarians. Many cases of canine distemper have become a major concern within the clin...

12/21/2018
Editorial

Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, subcutaneous emphysema: serious complications of asthma

Yiannakopoulou E

Bronchial asthma, is a quite common disease characterized by the chronic
inflammation of the airways. It is due to the interaction of genetic with environmental factors. Currently, bronchial asthma is regarded as a public health problem, since its prevalence is constantly increasing wo...

12/19/2018
Mini Review

HIV-1 Immune evasion: The main obstacle toward a successful vaccine

Mona Sadat Larijani, Seyed Mehdi Sadat and Amitis Ramezani*

It is estimated that there are 36.9 million individuals living with HIV-1 from who 21.7 million patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) [1,2]. ART has had a significant effect on the patients’ quality of life recently, however, its global coverage declines to 16-35% in low or middle ...

12/05/2018
Research Article

Peaceful Bridging

RS Carlson*

In our past 200 years we have seen the advancing development of Dental Arts and Science though discoveries by its practitioners. Perhaps it will do some good to review the basis upon which fixed tooth replacement has evolved—that is the prosthetic crown.

Prior to 1871, before the ...

12/04/2018
Research Article

Dietary and Lifestyles assessment among Obese Women in Gaza City, Palestine

Marwan O Jalambo*, Basil Kanoa, Mohammed S Ellulu, Smaher Younis and Mueen El-Kariri

Background: The fundamental cause of obesity and overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended.
Aim: To clarify and figure out food habits and different lifestyle pattern among a sample of Palestinian women attending...

12/04/2018
Research Article

Evaluation of Clupeids and Danish fish meal based diets on the growth of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus fingerlings

Lenient MO Ibiyo*, Rowland MO Kayode, A Oresegun, Oluwaseyi Mogaji and Felicia O Joshua

Two experimental feeding trials were conducted concurrently to study the growth response of African catfish Clarias gariepinus fingerlings to graded levels (0, 5, 10, 15 or 20%) of clupeids in Danish fish meal (DFM) based diets. Chemical analysis of the DFM and clupeids fish meal (CFM) was car...

12/06/2018
Case Report

Linear IgA bullous dermatosis in a child successfully responding to oral antibiotics

Senhaji G, Bay HB, Dassouli R, Jouari OE, Lamouaffaq A, Z Douhi, S Elloudi and FZ Mernissi

Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) is a rare, chronic, autoimmune bullous dermatosis affecting young children and adults. The exact pathogenesis of this disease is still unknown, although both humoral and cellular immune response are involved. Clinically, it may show heterogeneous skin manif...

12/05/2018
Research Article

Contractions of athlete’s foot and its muscle oxygenation

A Paiziev* and F Kerimov

Abstract

Sustained isometric contractions of skeletal muscles produce intramuscular pressures that leads to blood flow restriction. In result an active muscle feels defi cit of oxygen what bring to muscle fatigue.In another side during exercise we have physiological contradiction betw...