07/27/2020
Research Article

Evaluation of Single Bilateral Intratesticular Injection of Cetrimide for Nonsurgical Sterilization of Adult Male Albino Mice

Haben Fesseha* and Guesh Negash

Abstract

Nonsurgical fertility control is increasingly advocated as more cost-effective than surgical sterilization to manage stray animal populations in a different part of the world. An experimental study was conducted from December 2018 to April 2019 at Mekelle University to evalua...

07/24/2020
Review Article

Leakage after sleeve gastrectomy: Endoscopic stenting VS surgical intervention

Mohamed Salah Abdelhamid*, Ahmed Zaki Gharib, Mohammed Abdelaal Mohammed and Tarek Mahmoud Ibraheem El Gindy

Abstract

Background: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is becoming more popular in the treatment of obesity. LSG is safe with a low morbidity. The complications rarely result in morbidity and even mortality. Leaks are the major complication associated with LSG wit...

07/24/2020
Review Article

Anticipation of difficulty during laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Mohamed Salah Abdelhamid*, Ahmed Zaki Gharib, Mohammed Abdelaal Mohammed and Mahmoud Negida

Abstract

Background: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures worldwide, it is accepted as the gold standard in the treatment of symptomatic gallstones for its minimal invasiveness, less pain and early recovery.

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07/22/2020
Research Article

Expectations versus reality: Improvement of symptom control and quality of life of oncology patients using medical cannabis

Lea Ochayon*, Hana Spiro and Ilana Kadmon

Abstract

Aim: To compare the expectations and the reality of oncology patients in terms of to the use of medical cannabis, including symptom control and related quality of life.

Research question: Is there a difference between oncology patie...

07/24/2020
Research Article

Serological and virological profile of patients with chronic hepatitis B infection in Eritrea

Mohammed Elfatih Hamida*, Saud Mohammed Raja, Yemane Seyoum, Isam Mohammed Elkhidir and Freweini Tekle

Abstract

Background: Hepatitis B virus infection is a major cause of liver associated morbidity and mortality with diverse spectrum of disease. It is estimated about 15% to 40% of patients with hepatitis B virus infection progress to chronic hepatitis and about 15% to...

07/22/2020
Research Article

A Comprehensive review on genomic diversity and epidemiology of COVID-19

Zeshan Haider Raza*, Muhammad Ahmed Ihsan, Sahrish Khan, Haroon Zafar and Tayyaba Rehman

Abstract

A respiratory outbreak of COVID-19 started from Wuhan, China and on 30 January 2020, WHO declared this infection to be epidemic, implementing public health emergency worldwide. On 11th March 2020, observing its prevalence in the whole world and WHO declared as a pandemic. Man...

07/21/2020
Research Article

Stress evaluation of maxillary central incisor restored with different post materials: A finite element analysis

Samarth Kumar Agarwal*, Reena Mittal, Romil Singhal, Sarah Hasan and Kanchan Chaukiyal

Abstract

Introduction: With the availability of different post systems and various studies on the strength of teeth restored with posts, the controversy as to which post systems provide better stress distribution of post and longevity of tooth has not been resolved. T...

07/17/2020
Research Article

The practice of self-medication in children by their mothers in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Astrid Mukemo Katumbo, Thierry Sonny Tshiningi, Judith Sangwa Sinanduku, Loriot Kayinga Mudisu, Peggy Mulunda Mwadi, Olivier Mukuku*, Oscar Numbi Luboya and Françoise Kaj Malonga

Summary

Self-medication is a common practice in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). There are few studies on mothers’ practice of self-medication in children in DRC. Trying to draw an inventory of this practice, we carried out a survey of self-medication of children under 12 yea...

07/20/2020
Review Article

Biomarkers in acute kidney injury

Nehomar Pajaro Galvis*, Jorge Rico-Fontalvo, Rodrigo Daza-Arnedo, Maria Ximena Cardona-Blanco, Emilio Abuabara-Franco, Victor Leal-Martínez, Jose Cabrales-Juan, José Correa-Guerrero, José Bohórquez-Rivero, José Sáenz-López, José Restom-Arrieta, Milton Rivera-Moreno, Estefany Rivera-Moreno, Maria Monterrosa-Robles, Alonso Pomares-Lara, Dayana Ayola-Rosales and Ana Alonso-Henriquez

Abstract

Acute kidney injury is a common condition associated with high morbidity and short-term mortality. Its pathophysiology varies according to the numerous conditions associated with its genesis. Biomarkers allow detecting changes at the level of kidney function; therefore, they ...

07/16/2020
Research Article

Premaxillary osteotomy in children with bilateral cleft lip and palate: Skeletal and dental changes

Mireia Aznar Gomez*, Lluisa Tobella Camps and Alejandro Rivera Baró

Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate changes in children with bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) who premaxillary osteotomy and secondary alveolar bone grafting as compared to children with BCLP who are not indicated for surgery, and to determine variables that differenti...

07/15/2020
Case Report

Unusual cause of parietal thoracic pain: A case report

Mohamed Labied*, Hayat Lhajoui, Najwa Touil, Omar Kacimi and Nabil Chikhaoui

Abstract

We report the radio-clinical observation of a 21-year-old patient, referred for anterior chest parietal discomfort evolving for 3 months ago, with the notion of trauma.

The chest CT (computed tomography) scan detected a costal cartilage fracture without associated t...

07/21/2020
Case Report

When conservative treatment in trachea laserations?

Ahmet Nurdağ, Kenan Can Ceylan* and Şeyda Örs Kaya

Summary

Introduction: The tracheobronchial injuries are usually fatal and some of the lucky people can reach emergency services without dying in the place of trauma. They can cause severe symptoms which can be lifetreathing. This type of injuries must been taken caref...

07/15/2020
Case Report

Acute necrotising pancreatitis masquerading as psoas abscess: A report of two cases

Praveenkumar M Patil*, Kartik Sharma and Navneet Kaur

Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is commonly diagnosed clinically, with its classical presentation of upper abdominal pain, backed by raised serum levels of enzymes amylase and lipase. However, unusual presentation of this common surgical emergency as a psoas abscess is a rare finding whic...

07/15/2020
Research Article

Ground-state bands of doubly even 166Hf Nucleus

I Hossain* and Hewa Y Abdullah

Abstract

This study was carried out to investigate the rotational structure of even-even 166Hf isotopes using the phenomenological fitting, Sood’s semi-empirical formula. The rotational energies from the calculated values were compared to the experimental spectrum. The result sh...

07/14/2020
Research Article

Management of acute tongue swelling

Siew Min Keh, Mohammad Hasan, Vamsidhar Vallamkondu and Muhammad Shakeel*

Abstract

Background: Tongue swelling often presents as an acute upper airway obstruction.
Aim: To present a case series of patients presenting with an acute tongue swelling sharing our experience in managing these patients.

Subjects and method...

07/16/2020
Review Article

The mechanisms of cardiac myopathies, a kinetics approach: Leading review

Gerry A Smith*

The normal adult heart is a well maintained machine that has a mechanism for growth replacement of the sarcomere that is lost by natural degeneration. This process ensures the heart has the strength of contraction to function correctly giving blood supply to the whole body.

07/13/2020
Research Article

Non-force electromagnetic fields in nature and experiments on earth: Part 2

VV Aksenov*

The manifestation of non-force electromagnetic fields in nature and in experiments on Earth is interesting and important in the part that would confirm the numerous physical models that have been calculated and presented in the scientific literature [5,6,15,17].

07/13/2020
Research Article

Physical activity and health-related quality of life among physiotherapists in Hebron/West Bank

Mouath D Abushkadim, Akram Amro and Muntaser S Ahmad*

Abstract

Introduction: Physical activity (PA) directly affects Health-related quality of life. The aim of the study was to establish the relationship between physical activity levels of physiotherapists and their physical activity promotion strategies. in Hebron- West...

07/09/2020
Research Article

Determination of body image perception and life satisfaction in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Sevil Biçer* and Gökçe Demir

Abstract

Objective: This descriptive study was conducted in order to determine body image perception and life satisfaction of individuals undergoing hemodialysis treatment.

Material and methods: The population of the study consisted of indiv...

07/06/2020
Research Article

Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia: Factors predicting upstaging to carcinoma

Kristen Elstner*, Sinem Gultekin, Wendy Vincent and Sanjay Warrier

Abstract

Aim: Percutaneous core needle biopsy (CNB) is considered the gold standard technique for initial histological diagnosis of suspicious breast lesions seen on screening mammogram, but it is less reliable for diagnosing atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) due to s...

07/03/2020
Research Article

Biostatistical and mathematical analysis on Covid-19

Bin Zhao* and Jinming Cao

Abstract

Background: An infectious disease caused by a novel coronavirus called COVID-19 has raged across the world since December 2019. The novel coronavirus first appeared in Wuhan, China, and quickly spread to Asia and now many countries around the world are affect...

07/03/2020
Research Article

In silico comparative analysis of HIV protease inhibitors effect on 2019-nCoV coronavirus 3CLpro

Vandna Kumari and Shamsher Singh Kanwar*

Abstract

The novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV has become a bane to mankind and spread worldwide and infected many people. Thus, there is an urgent need of a cure for the severe pneumonia disease caused by this virus. In this study, in silico comparative analysis has been done for HIV prote...

07/02/2020
Case Report

An exceptional case of bilateral vestibular areflexia complicating acute otitis media

Chiraz Halwani, Sarra Zribi and Salem Bouomrani*

Abstract

Introduction: Bilateral vestibular areflexia is a rare pathological entity whose most frequent etiology is drug ototoxicity. We report an unusual case of bilateral vestibular areflexia complicating acute otitis media through which we raise the difficulties of...

07/07/2020
Case Report

Hemorrhagic shock due to irreducible uterine torsion in a third trimester twin pregnancy: A case report

Darido J*, Grevoul Fesquet J, Diari J, El Haddad C, Bouzid N, Abou El Hassan N, Khadam L and Rigonnot L

Abstract

Uterine torsion is a rare life-threatening event that happens at any age or any gestational age. By definition, it consists of a rotation of more than 45 degrees around the long axis of the uterus. The reported cases have variable presentations. The uterine torsion can happen...

07/02/2020
Research Article

Curettage is a risk factor for marginal umbilical cord insertion

Elie Nkwabong*, Simon Junior Mabol Mbeleck and Florence Tumasang

Abstract

Objective: To identify the risk factors for marginal cord insertion (MCI).
Material and Methods: This case-control study was carried out between 1st February and 30th June 2019. Singletons with and without MCI at delivery were recruited. Main variables...

07/02/2020
Editorial

Uterine Fibroid Embolization in time of Covid-19

Nestor Kisilevzky* and John C Lipman

The coronavirus pandemic has caused major changes in society around the world, especially in healthcare systems. Patients with various medical ailments and conditions who were scheduled to undergo elective treatments before the pandemic arrived, wonder now if they still should follow through with...

07/07/2020
Review Article

The rising role of mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of COVID-19 infections

Al-Anazi KA* and Al-Jasser AM

Infectious diseases are a leading cause of death worldwide [1,2]. The Mid-20th century witnessed most of the antimicrobial discoveries but recently there is dramatic shortage of new classes of antimicrobial agents due to failure to build a sustainable antimicrobial discovery platform [1-4]. For e...