02/23/2018
Research Article

Role of Serum Magnesium levels in Asthmatic with children

Somashekar AR*, Ramakrishnan KG, Seyyed Vanitha Gowda

Objective: To determine the association between serum magnesium level and asthma, by establishing the difference in serum magnesium level between children with asthma and controls.

Method: Serum magnesium levels of 44 children with acute asthma and ...

02/22/2018
Clinical Image

The Death of a Baby from the Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract

Astrit Gashi M*, Gent Sopa, Ilir Kadiri, Majlinda Balaj and Petrit Pupa

A 36-year-old woman pregnant, G2 P1, presented at 27 weeks of gestation after two previous visits elsewhere, as an outpatient in a gynecological clinic. An ultrasound examination revealed bilateral hydronephrosis. Also, ureteral dilation and bladder overdistension was present (Figures 1-3). We...

02/23/2018
Research Article

Radiological assessment of exposure doses and radon exhalation rates of building materials in Saudi Arabia

Mohsen B Challan* and Atteyat A Labib**

In the present work, samples of building material are analyzed for their naturally occurring radioisotope activity such as uranium, radium, and radon. The radon emission rates, and the annual effective doses, “AED”, are also investigated.The activity of twenty-four samples, taken from the ...

02/16/2018
Case Report

Posterior Reversible Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome in a patient after second dose of Rituximab for treatment of resistant Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Sabaa Asif*, Sumbal Nasir Mahmood and Osama Kunwer Naveed

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neurological syndrome with clinical features of altered sensorium, headaches, visual problems and seizures. It has been associated with uncontrolled hypertension (HTN), thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and immunosuppressive drug...

02/12/2018
Case Report

May we feed cancer?

Maria Grazia Spurio*

The patient with an oncological disease presents a series of discomforts related to the psychological sphere such as depression, pain, sense of usefulness, anger, but also inconveniences related to food sphere. Neoplastic disease interferes with eating behaviour for several reasons. The commun...

02/16/2018
Research Article

Design and validation of an Index to predict the development of Hypertensive Cardiopathy

Alexis Alvarez-Aliaga*, Andrés Jose Quesada-Vazquez, Alexis Suarez-Quesada and David de Llano Sosa

Introduction: The high morbidity and mortality by hypertensive cardiopathy demand the construction and validation of tools to stratify the risk of developing this condition.

Objective: To design and validate an index, based on risk factors, that per...

02/09/2018
Case Report

Large perforating Submandibular Stone-A Case Report

Faaiz Alhamdani*

Salivary stone (sialothiasis) is a calcifying concentration within the ductal system of salivary gland [1]. The majority of salivary calculi occur in the submandibular gland duct because of its length, upward course and the thicker mucus [2].

Submandibular salivary stone is a common...

02/19/2018
Research Article

Role of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in Overcoming Therapeutic Inertia and Improving Hypertension Control in Mexico

Hector Galvan Oseguera, Martin Rosas Peralta*, Jose Manuel Enciso Munoz and ANCAM group for HBPM

Hypertension remains the most common modifiable cardiovascular risk factor, however, control of hypertension rates remain dismal. Home blood pressure (BP) monitoring has the potential to improve the control of hypertension. Home BP monitoring is now defended evenly for the evaluation and manag...

02/14/2018
Opinion

Adrenal insuffi ciency in Bilateral Adrenal Metastasis implemented SBRT

Yasemin Benderli Cihan*

Today, there is a considerable increase in localizing adrenal bulks with the bringing radiologic diagnosis methods having high technology into use and improvement in diagnostic tests. Adrenal glands are vital tissues for the organism due to the hormones they secrete. Death is a natural result ...

02/09/2018
Mini Review

Which is the best? Palliative Radiation Therapy to Spleen or Splenectomy

Yasemin Benderli Cihan*

Spleen is one of the most important organ of the reticuloendothelial system and coordinates the immune response. Splenectomy is performed for hypersplenism, and staging of hematological malignancy.  In conservatively followed patients, radiation therapy can be used to reduce hypersplenism sym...

02/09/2018
Letter to the Editor

Autologous grafts in radiotherapy received breast cancer patients

Yasemin Benderli Cihan*

German surgeon, Vincenz Czerny, transplanted a patient’s own lipoma located in the hip to it’s breast after gland excision due to mastitis in 1895. Dr. Vincenza reported that for at least a year he didnt observe any problem on the operated breast [1].Injection of adipose tissue to the brea...

02/09/2018
Opinion

Place of beta-radiation in the etiology and treatment of cataract

Yasemin Benderli Cihan*

Among eye diseases, cataract is the most commonly encountered lens disease and the leading cause of reduced vision. Cataract caused by radiation develops due to neck & head, central nervous system tumors, eye localized tumors and total body irradiation. Today, the only treatment of cataract is...

02/07/2018
Case Report

The management of Irvine-Gass Syndrome in a patient using Inhaler Steroid

Ayse Gul Kocak Altintas*, Cagri Ilhan and Mehmet Citirik

Irvine-Gass syndrome, is one of the most common causes of painless decrease in vision following even uneventful cataract surgery. It usually responds well to medical therapy, but, there are no widely acceptedconsensus on the efficacy of various therapeutic options for the treatment of Irvine-G...

02/08/2018
Research Article

Reaction of Psidium guineense and Psidium guajava genotypes to infection of Meloidogyne enterolobii

Romulo M de Moraes Filho*, Edilton de Albuquerque Cavalcanti Jr., Jackeline Gade A Rossiter, Angelica Virginia Valois Montarroyos and Luiza Suely Semen Martins

Psidium guajava (guava) is an important crop and economic resource in many tropical countries and Brazil stands out as one of its major commercial producers. The guava crop has been severely attacked by the plant parasitic nematode Meloidogyne enterolobii which has caused drastic reduction of ...

02/06/2018
Case Report

Trauma to the neck: Manifestation of injuries outside the original zone of injury-A case report

Alexander Christakis, Brian Tashjian, Anne M Gilroy and Stephen O Heard*

A 53-year-old male presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with multisystem trauma and respiratory distress following a blunt-force injury to his anterior left neck. CT imaging showed extensive subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum. A chest X-ray showed elevation of the left hemidiap...

02/06/2018
Research Article

Differences between traditional Visualization and Virtual reality on motor performance in novel climbers

Barca Martín A, Ochoa de Ocariz LA, San Juan-Sanchez I and De la Vega R*

Abstract

This paper analyses the effect of virtual reality visualization (VRV) on climbers, with respect to the traditional visualization methodology. The study sample was made up of 21 novel climbers: Control Group CG (N=7), Traditional Visualization Group TVG (N=7) and Virtual Reali...

02/02/2018
Research Article

Electrocardiographic criteria in founder mutations related to Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Stefan Peters*

Founder mutations are rare causes in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy including TMEM43 und phospholamban mutations. The incidence is approximately 1%. P.S358L TMEM43 mutations cause aggressive, in most cases biventricular arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy [1], with the necessity of primary prophylact...