Review Article

Strategic Plans for Diagnosis, Treatment and Control of Hypertension

M Mohsen Ibrahim*

Two major challenges face the practicing physicians and medical community regarding the management of hypertension. First is accurate diagnosis and finding who is the truly hypertensive patient in need of life-long treatment. Second is to improve blood pressure control through addressing hyper...

Research Article

“Iliosacral bridging” - A new alternative minimal invasive fixation of unstable pelvic ring fractures

Siekmann H*, Becherer L, Neef R, Kunath T and Florian Radetzki

Introduction: Fractures of both the anterior and posterior pelvic ring are common injuries in polytrauma and the elderly that extend beyond those of simple low-impact trauma. While conventional X-rays predominantly show the ventral aspect of the injury, computed tomography oft...

Research Article

Emergency laparoscopic left sided colonic resection with primary anastomosis: Feasibility and Safety

Mohamed Abdelhamid*, AM Rashad, MA Negida, AZ Garib, SS Soliman and TM EL-Gaabary

Patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery had a lower incidence of major complications, such as anastomotic leak, intra-abdominal bleeding, abscess, and evisceration. Controversies about the operative management of left colonic emergencies are decreasing. Nowadays there is worldwide shifting to...

Research Article

Micronutrient deficiency, a novel nutritional risk factor for insulin resistance and Syndrom X

Christopher Edet Ekpenyong*


Emerging evidence indicates that micronutrient deficiency could play a significant role in the pathogenesis and progression of many chronic diseases including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obesity, dyslipidemia, hyperuricemia, kidney disease, cancer, anemia and other cardi...


Is there an ideal blood pressure during cardiopulmonary bypass to prevent postoperative cerebral injury? – What does the recent evidence say?

Ahmed Zaky*

Post cardiac surgery stroke is a devastating complication with an incidence as high as 50%1. The association between intra-operative mean arterial blood pressure (MAP- better called linear blood pressure) during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and the development of postoperative stroke-as diagno...

Review Article

Herbal approach for obesity management

Preeti Singh*

Heftiness, a mind boggling interchange among ecological and hereditary factors and is related with critical horribleness and mortality. Utilization of herbs for the administration of heftiness in the ongoing occasions is pulling in consideration.A web and manual based writing overview was led ...

Case Report

Cranioplasty with preoperatively customized Polymethyl-methacrylate by using 3-Dimensional Printed Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol Mold

Mehmet Besir Surme*, Omer Batu Hergunsel, Bekir Akgun and Metin Kaplan

Cranioplasty is a reconstructive procedure for the repair of skull defects or deformities. Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) is a commonly used alloplastic material when autologous bone is unavailable.However, manual shaping of bone cement for frontal and orbital bone defects is challenging and ma...

Review Article

Neuroscience, Rehabilitation and New Technologies: Perspectives and critical points for a synergistic development

Alessandro Giustini*

The growth of Rehabilitation, in all of its field and mainly in neuro-rehabilitation applications and settings, is showing increasingly strong interaction with the growth of technology and its innovative applications.

Nevertheless, is should be stressed that the use of machinery has...

Research Article

Some aspects of quality of ambulance care and completeness of information in the transfer forms of emergency patients who arrived in ambulances at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Gangadevi Nandasena and Chrishantha Abeysena*

Objective: To describe some aspects of the quality of ambulance care and completeness of information in the transfer forms of emergency patients who arrived in ambulances to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL).

Methods: This was a descriptive...

Research Article

Effects of intraoperative epidural anesthesia during hepatectomy on intraoperative and post-operative patient outcomes

Christopher Mallard, Brad Withers, Brooke Bauer, Paul A Sloan, Sean Dineen and Annette Rebel*

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of intraoperative epidural anesthesia combined with balanced general anesthesia on intraoperative hemodynamics and fluid requirement, and on postoperative patient outcome.

Design: Th...

Research Article

Is community based case detection of glaucoma relevant? Intraocular Pressure level and vertical Cup Disc ratio of participants at a screening programme in a rural setting in Nigeria

Elizabeth A Awoyesuku* and Ireju O Chukwuka

To determine the proportion of participants with elevated intraocular pressure and abnormal vertical cup disc ratio in a glaucoma screening event in a rural community in Nigeria.

Methods: 242 eyes of 121 participants at a one-day screening programme were examined. V...

Research Article

Value of ambulatory blood pressure measure in pregnancy hypertension

Ana Correia* and Fatima Leitao


It is still not well known the prognostic cardiovascular value of 24h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the pregnant woman with hypertension.

Objectives: Assess to the prognostic value of ABPM parameters in predicting maternofetal event.


Research Article

Diagnostic accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to differentiate benign and Malignant Parotid Gland Tumors

Sadia Ali, Adeena Khan*, Kiran Sarfaraz, Saba Akram, Mariam Javaid and Asma Bano

Objective: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to differentiate Benign and Malignant Parotid Gland Tumors taking histopathology as gold standard.

Place and duration of study: Department of Diagnostic Radiology, L...

Research Article

Influence of Histidine on the contractility and adrenaline inotropic effect in the experiments with myocardium of right ventricular of Non pregnant and Pregnant Rats

Victor Tsirkin*, Alexander Nozdrachev, Julia Korotaeva and Grigorij Khodyrev

It was investigated contractility and adrenoreactivity of intact myocardium strips of right ventricular in experiment with 60 rats. They were assessed by the force of induce contraction and its changes under the influence of adrenaline (10-9 or 10-5 g / ml). Found that these indicators do not ...

Case Report

Hyperkalemia: An archenemy in emergency medicine. Description of two case reports

C Naclerio*, A Del Gatto and A Cavallera

Potassium is an important ion capable to maintain intra-extracellular electric gradient. Variations in the intra-extracellular ionic flow may alter cells functions, skeletal and smooth muscle contractility and electric activity of myocardial cells.

In this study we demonstrated that...


Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES): Clinical successes and failures to date

Gad Alon

Non-invasive electrical stimulation in the form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) and functional electrical stimulation (FES) has been documented as an optional assessment and treatment technology for decades.In contrast, translation of the robust clinical evidence supporting the ...


Edible vaccines to combat Infectious Bursal Disease of poultry

Muhammad Sarwar Khan*

Poultry industry is a domineering section of agriculture sector in the world as it provides meat, income and employment. Of the poultry industry, broiler chicken is dominating, as US export was more than 41 billion pounds of chicken (about 16.5 percent of production) in 2017 [1]. In Pakistan, ...

Review Article

Review of Stereotactic and Neuronavigation Brain Biopsy Methods in the Dog

Felipe AS Abreu* and Samuel T Zymberg

Objective: To perform a review of brain biopsies in the canine species and determine if it is possible to compare the stereotactic and neuronavigation results.

Method: A search was performed in NCBI’s PubMed database for stereotactic or neuronavig...

Research Article

Primer Pairs for Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Bisulfite Sequencing Studies

Mehmet Karaca* and Ayse Gul Ince

Many agriculturally important properties such as heterosis, inbreeding depression, phenotypic plasticity, and resistance for biotic and abiotic stresses are thought to be affected with epigenetic components.New discoveries related with epigenetics are likely to have a major impact on strategie...

Case Report

Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome: A rare cause of skin appendageal tumor

Suganthan N, Pirasath S, Dikowita DD.

A 51-year-old women presented with asymptomatic multiple polypoidal nodules over scalp with simultaneous papularnodular skin eruptions involving nose, nasolabial folds and forehead for 40 years duration. Her daughter also noted to be having multiple papularnodular skin eruptions involving nose...

Research Article

Use of essential oils as new food preservatives (Case: Eucalyptus grandis and Eucalyptus crebra)

Sendanyoye Marcel*

This study purposed to study the Preservative agents that are required to ensure that manufactured foods remain safe and unspoiled; work was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of essential oils from two eucalyptus species, Eucalyptus grandis and Eucalyptus crebra in food preservatives; to run ...