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Diagnosis of Varicella Zoster Virus Meningitis/Meningoencephalitis by the Meningitis Encephalitis Panel That Detects DNA by PCR: A Case Series
Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) is an unusual cause of meningitis/meningoencephalitis in a healthy population. We report three cases in which the diagnosis of VZV meningitis/meningoencephalitis was made ...
A Double Phase Culture System: An Economic and Time Saving Protocol for In Vitro Propagation of Plant
Low cost and time saving tissue culture techniques by improving process efficiency and better utilization of resources without compromising the quality of the plants are of high priority for commercia...
Self-Reports of Corrective Experiences by Suicide Attempters in a Video Self-Confrontation
Addressing suicide processes in their own rights and not only as a part of another disorder opens a door to new interventions. Thus, any monitoring of and reflecting on suicide processes should be hel...
Nephropathy Associated With Prolong Lithium Administration
Lithium carbonate is often used for treatment of bipolar disorder, but caries various side effects affecting kidney function such as polyuria, impaired renal concentrating ability, impaired urinary ac...
Sub-Laminar Wiring in Spinal Fractures - A Viable Alternative
In Sri Lanka toddy tapping is a common form industry in the coast line villages. Falls from palm trees of forty feet is a common occupational hazard. Spinal fractures are common in these patients....
A Modified Functionally Generated Path Technique (FGP) for Making Posterior Unit Metal-Ceramic Crown
Conventional techniques for construction accurate fixed prostheses have been unsuccessful in producing a prosthesis that can be inserted without intraoral occlusal adjustment. Successful oral rehabili...
Trigeminal Neuralgia - A Case Report with Review of Literature
Trigeminal neuralgia also known as ‘Fothergill’s disease’ or ‘tic douloureux’ is a very peculiar disease. The severe pain is paroxystic and can be triggered by a mild cutaneous stimulus on t...
Human Osteoblast Growth and Maturation in Response to Metformin and the Thienopyridone, A769662
Metformin (Met) is a biguanide drug widely used in the treatment and management of non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. In recent years it has emerged that Met, by stimulating adenosine monophosph...
Thoracic Aortic Laceration Resulting in Death, Six Days after a Motor Vehicle Accident: A Case Study
Blunt traumatic aortic rupture (BTAR) resulting from an intimal fracture following a motor vehicle accident is quite rare. Although a standard chest x-ray is an initial gold standard screening test, ...
Effect of Inter and Intra Row Spacing on Tuber Yield and Yield Components of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) in Guji zone, Southern Ethiopia
Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) production plays an important role in improving household income and nutrition and thereby contributes to food security. Despite of this, the current productivity of the ...
Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of Larynx: Case report
Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare form of laryngeal cancer which corresponds only 2-3% of all laryngeal cancers. This type of laryngeal cancer is presented mostly with hoarseness and dyspnea. On the end...
Prevalence of Thyroid Abnormalities among Adults with HIV Infection in Oman
Thyroid dysfunction is a common endocrinopathy in HIV and occurs in 35% of all HIV infected adults. A retrospective cross-sectional design was used for the study. Adults with HIV infection attending t...
Comparative Analysis of Chemical, Fungal and Enzymatic Degradation of MCP
In general three different methods are used for the cleanup of pesticides. These include chemical, microbial and enzymatic methods. Therefore, the present study is an endeavor to compare the efficien...
Severe Residual Tricuspid Regurgitation with a Flail Leaflet Following Endovascular Pacing Wire Removal
A 71-year-old man with a dual chamber pacemaker presented for a pacemaker lead extraction under general anesthesia. Two months prior to this admission, he had pyrexia and chills and was admitted to ou...
A Case Report of a Paediatric Intestinal Evisceration by Road Traffic Accident in Nepal
Road traffic accidents are on a rise with the number of vehicles increasing on the roads every day. With it the morbidity and the mortality associated with such accidents including both the people ins...
Collodion Baby- A Case Report
The term “collodion baby” refers to a clinical entity used for newborns who are encompassed by a translucent, tight and parchment paper- like skin sheets, so called Collodion membrane, on the enti...
Side Effects of Phenytoin in the Oral Cavity: A Review
The purpose of this article is to share with professionals in dentistry and related personnel in the health area, the oral findings in epileptic patients under treatment of phenytoin. Epilepsy contrib...
Effects of Replacing Maize Bran with Maize Cob on Nutrients Utilization, Rumen Metabolites and Microbes of Red Sokoto Bucks
The experiment examined the effects of replacements levels of maize cob for maize bran on nutrients utilization, rumen metabolites and microbes of 24 Red Sokoto goats. Maize cob replaced maize bran at...
Mushroom Spores in the Stool Mimicking Parasite Ova
The mushroom Agaricus blazei Murill from the Brazilian has been used as health food for the prevention of a range of diseases, including infection, allergy, and cancer. In this brief communication, I ...
Study of Zinc Oxide Nanofluids for Heat Transfer Application
This paper describes preparation of zinc oxide (ZnO) based nanofluids in polymer matrix. The rheological properties of nanofluid were studied and were applied in heat transfer application....
Age Determination of Barbus Arabicus (Trewavas,1941) in Saudi Arabia Using the Vertebral Bones
Barbus arabicus is an endemic freshwater fish of the Arabian Peninsula. The present study investigated the B. arabicus age using vertebral growth rings as a means of age determination. A total of 305...
Radiographic Evaluation of the Appearance and Closure Time of Growth Plates of Radius and Ulna Bones in Nigerian Indigenous Dogs
Growth plates are specialized cartilages extending longitudinally between the epiphysis and metaphysis of immature long bones. The aim of this study was to evaluate the appearance, sequential thicknes...
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treated by mesylate Imatinib to the Teaching Hospital of Brazzaville.
The significant advanced into the comprehension of some mechanism of carcinogenesis of GIST and, thanks to the program GIPAP (Glivec International Patient Assistance Program); our patients should bene...
Use of Zygomatic Implants for Atrophic Maxilla Rehabilitation - A Clinical Case Report of Unilateral Zygomatic Implant
Traditionally the atrophic maxilla has been treated with autologous bone grafts, alloplastic grafts, and techniques such as sinus lift. Now a day the use of zygomatic implant allows us to make a prost...
Basal Cell Adenoma of the Parotid Gland: Case Report
Basal cell adenomas are rare form of monomorfic adenomas of the parotid gland. This rare form of the tumors are mostly seen on suprafacial part of the parotid gland. Basal cell adenomas are well demar...
Caries Incidence in Children of Primorsko Goranska County, Croatia
The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of caries in a 6-year follow-up study, to determine the Treatment Needs Index for dental caries, and the restorative Care Index....
Zirconia based Crowns for Esthetic Rehabilitation of Severely Discolored Teeth: A Case Report
According to studies, the smile is the first contact in human relationship. With the “media smile” in our society today, esthetic concerns of our patients are increasing. Despite the long-term rel...
Poststroke Amnesia
Studies investigating the time course of poststroke memory function are scarce specially because the stroke does normally not affect structures involved in memory [1]. However, amnesia has been repeat...
Metformin like Stress Response Modulating Effects of Turmeric Curcuminoids in Mice
The aim of the study was to compare the protective efficacies of a single and repeated daily oral doses (5, 20, 80, and 320 mg/kg) of a Curcuma longa extract (C. longa) enriched in curcuminoids (95.4%...
Tubular Apocrine Adenoma - Case Report and Systematic Review
Tubular apocrine adenomas are relatively rare, benign, skin adnexal tumors with a limited number of cases reported in the literature. Herein is offered an additional case, as well as a thorough review...
Early Peripheral Blood Blast Clearance: A New Chemosensitivity Indicator for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a highly heterogeneous disease, and cytogenetics and molecular markers play important roles in the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of AML. Although cytogenetic kary...
Suicidal Ligature Strangulation without a Knot - A Case Report
Strangulation is a form of death due to asphyxia. Suicide by ligature strangulation is rare & very unique. In suicidal strangulation, the signs of venous congestion are very well developed above the l...
Henoch-Scholein Purpura Nephritis in Children: A Severe IgA Mediated Glomerulonephritis
Henoch-SchÖlein purpura nephritis (HSPN) and IgA nephropathy (IgAN) are common in children and characterized by IgA deposits in glomeruli. HSPN shows more severe glomerular lesions than IgAN; however...
Immunological Genetic Variants Underlying Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a common chronic gynaecologic disease defined as presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity, primarily on pelvic peritoneum and ovary, which affects 3-20% of women in t...
Adopting Stabilized Earth Construction to Address Urban Low-cost Housing Crisis in Jos, Nigeria
Shelter is one of the basic needs of mankind, while housing is a form of shelter which has profound impact on health, welfare and productivity of individuals. In developing nations (such as Nigeria), ...
Evaluation of the Stability, pH, Density and Sedimentation of Green Tea and Green Tea Plus Ginger Mouthwash: A Phytochemical Study
Dental plaque is the chief pathologic agent for the commencement of gingivitis. Diseased gingiva if left untreated may result in a compromised periodontium. The progression of gingival diseases can be...
A Giant Ovarian Tumour (7.5kg) During Pregnancy with its Successful Perinatal and Surgical Outcome
Here we are reporting an unusual case of a large ovarian tumour during pregnancy. A 26 years female with 8 months of amenorrhea presented with chief complaint of pain in abdomen and an ultrasonography...
A Study on the Executive Dysfunction in Alcohol Dependent Persons in Barak Valley and its Adjoining Areas
To compare the executive dysfunction of alcoholic dependent cases with age-matched controls. Fifty alcohol dependent cases along with fifty healthy relatives of the patients selected randomly were inc...
Extra-Anatomical Iliac-Popliteal Bypass for Post-Radiotherapy Occlusion of the Left Femoral Bifurcation
This article presents a case of extra-anatomical bypass surgery after previous local resection of a sarcoma and subsequent radiotherapy of the proximal left thigh....
Parkinson’s Disease in the Very Old – Clinicopathological Observations
The incidence of Parkinson syndrome (PS) increases dramatically after age 80 years. As the number of the very old (>80 years) is rising in the population, the number of PS cases would increase....
Reactive Amyloidosis in a middle aged female with Behcet’s disease – Case report
Behcet’s disease is a multisystem vasculitis typically characterized by recurrent oral aphthae and genital ulcerations. Renal involvement in Behcet’s disease is less frequent and often less severe...
Human body via art
The human body is the entire structure of a human being and comprises a head, neck, trunk (which includes the thorax and abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet. Every part of the body is composed of ...
Transient Drug-Induced Myopia
Myopia (nearsightedness) is a refractive error, a condition in which the cornea and lens of the nonaccommoding eye have too much plus power for the length of eye. As a result, images of distant object...
Urinary Beta2-Microglobulin is a Sensitive Indicator for Renal Tubular Injury
After filtration through the glomeruli of the kidney, β2-microglobulin is reabsorbed by the renal proximal tubules. Increase in urinary β2-microglobulin indicates tubular dysfunction, and measuremen...
Role of memory formation (with emphasis on Hippocampal memory formation) and retrieval in cognitive learning
We are virtually learning all the time from our sensory stimuli. Sometimes we do it consciously and sometimes unconsciously. Basically, we absorb certain information from outside, convert them to suit...
Preparation and Characterization of Biodegradable Glimepiride Loaded PLA Nanoparticles by o/w Solvent Evaporation Method Using High Pressure Homogenizer: A Factorial Design Approach
Glimepiride is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, one of the third generation sulfonylurea drugs having poor aqueous solubility, slow dissolution rate and low elimination half life. T...
Crouzon Syndrome - A Case Report of Rare Genetic Disorder with Review of Literature
In 1912, a French neurologist, Octave Crouzon (1874-1938) first described the crouzon syndrome and in 1937 Atkinson reviewed eighty six cases that were published and found about 67% of the cases were ...
Feticide with Intracardiac Potassium Chloride to Reduce Risk of Hemorrhage in Medical Termination of Pregnancy
Medical termination of pregnancy in second trimester can lead to increased risk of hemorrhage in presence of various conditions like placenta previa which is the most common cause of obstetric hemorrh...
Intraorbital Abscess Concomitant with Subperiostial Abscess in a Two Year-Old Boy. A Rare Case Report
Sinusitis is common among children and it can lead to orbital complications. Here, we present a case of 2 year-old boy that, following ethmoidal sinusitis, developed symptoms and radiological features...
Acute Mastoiditis Following Leech Therapy in the Treatment of Acute Otitis Media
Hirudotherapy (Leech therapy) was first used by Avicenna in 1020 [1]. It was believed that Hirudo medicinalis balanced the ‘biological humours’ by removing blood from patients. In 12th century, Ab...
A Strange Case of Ovarian Cancer’s Recurrence: Is the Follow up Safe and Effective?
We present a case of a woman, with a previous diagnosis of ovarian cancer. She underwent an istero-annessiectomy and bilateral iliac lymphadenectomy and adjuvant complete cycle of chemotherapy. During...
Traumatic Dissection and Thrombosis of the Mid Renal Artery with Endovascular Repair and Review of the Literature
We report a case of a 48‐year old male status post motor vehicle accident who was found to have a left renal artery dissection (RAD) and thrombosis that underwent endovascular repair with a Viabahn ...
On Chronophysiomics: Prospects to Optimize Appetite and Health
This editorial describes evolving chronophysiomical mediations of appetite and food intake (AFI). Chronophysiomics is a multiscience involving integrated chronophysiology and functional omics biotechn...
Autologous Bone Marrow Therapy to Operative Site Following Modified Radical Mastectomy to Prevent Flap Complications
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, second to lung cancer, with approximately 40,000 deaths caused by breast cancer annually. Breast cancer is also a global health prob...
Cold-Shock Stress Induces Formation of a Biopolymer Flocculant by Bacillus alvei NRC-14 under Static Incubation Conditions
Bacillus alvei NRC-14, a soil bacterial isolate, was found to exhibit multiple-adaptive response when exposed to abiotic stress factors. In the present study, chemical and flocculation properties of a...
Monitoring the Production of Selected PAHs on PM10 from Thermally Active Dump Hermanice Ostrava (Czech Republic)
Black coal mining in the Ostrava-Karvina district is responsible for the creation of at least six mining diggers. The material that touched both carbon and aggregates from the mined areas. As a result...
Pathogenic variants in KPTN gene identified by Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing
Status epilepticus is not rare in critically ill intensive care unit patients, but its diagnosis is often delayed or missed. The mortality for convulsive status epilepticus is dependent on the underly...
Knee Infection Caused By Candida Albicans Following A Knee Arthroscopy - A Case Report
Candidiasis is a disease caused by the infection of a fungus, Candida albicans, which is more commonly observed at the skin, oral and genital mucosa, and less frequently (and secondary to its dissemin...
A Survey of Some Varieties of Canarium Schweinfurthii (Atili) Grown in Some Parts of Jos East LGA, Plateau State, Nigeria and their Antibacterial Activities
A survey was undertaken in Fobur district of Jos-East Local Government Area of Plateau State to document the varieties of Canarium schweinfurthii and their antimicrobial activities. Three (3) villages...
A Novel Potential Strategy for Enhancing Antigen Presentation of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells Propagated ex-vivo Using A Ribonuclease Enzyme System
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is considered a major health problem as it is the fifth most common neoplasm in the world. It represents one of the most resistant types of malignancy, as systemic the...
Acetabular Reconstruction Using Massive Allografts for Combined Cavitary and Segmental Defects
Acetabular reconstruction in cavitary, segmental defects and pelvic discontinuity is a technically challenging surgical procedure. Today in orthopaedic surgery there are some available solutions to fa...
Development of B1 Nested PCR for Assessing the Prevalence of Zoonotic Protozoan Disease Agent Toxoplasma Gondii among Food Animals from Karnataka State, Southern India
Toxoplasmosis is a pandemic zoonotic disease infecting wider range of warm blooded animals including man, marine mammals and birds. The present study was aimed for direct detection of natural infectio...
Court Obstetric – Pediatric Issues: Evidence-Based Practice
The article reviews the impact (or lack of it) of Evidence-Based Practice on obstetric - pediatric jurisprudence within the remit of the Bolam test. It briefly reviews the judicial outcome of the clas...
Immune Properties Corroborated By A. Rubens Sea Star Igkappa Gene
The sea star Igkappa gene was showing 2 Ig sites after its (star sea) immunization to Horse- radish peroxides (HRP), observed in 2013-14. The gene showed a specific immune response to the enzyme HRP a...
Morphine versus Fentanyl Used Spinally for Post Cesarean Section Analgesia: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Finding appropriate analgesic for cesarean section with maximum pain relief and minimal untoward effects is very important to aid mother’s recovery. So, this study was carried out to compare morphin...
Ageing Associated Changes in Macromolecule Synthesis in the Endocrine Organs as Revealed by Microscopic Radioautography
The endocrine system of men and experimental animals consists of several endocrine organs. The term “Cell Ageing” initially means how the cells change due to their ageing. It contains 2 meanings, ...
CT Gently: Personalizing CT and CBCT Imaging for the Children
Medical imaging procedures such as computed tomography (CT) and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) have been widely used in the diagnosis, detection and treatments of cancers worldwide. The achieved...
Determination of the Availability of Payment for Conservation and Improvement Activities of Wetlands Ecosystem of the Huaraz City, Peru
Contingent Valuation Method (CVM) was used with the purpose of determining the willingness to pay (WTP) of the citizens of Huaraz city – Peru (Ancash Region) in order to estimate a financial fund to...
Homicide-Suicide of an Older Couple Involving Complex Suicide: An Unusual Case
Homicide-suicide is defined by a homicide committed by someone who subsequently commits suicide. “Dyadic death” term has been also used for these deaths as these incidents often involve a pair of ...
Stent Fracture Following Recanalization of a Totally Occluded Artery: A Word of Caution
Although the dissection and re-entry strategy using the Crossboss and the Stingray system has increased procedural success, there is lack of evidence about the midterm efficacy of this approach. This ...
Adult Alveolar Paranasal Rhabdomyosarcoma; A Rare Aggressive Disease with Pulmonary, Brain and Skeletal Metastasis: Review of an Institutional Experience
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is predominantly seen in children, most commonly occurring in the head and neck region while extremity tumors are more common in adults. An adult onset RMS of nasal cavity and p...
Current Perspectives in the Management of Hypertension
Hypertension, more precisely, systemic arterial hypertension is one of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases worldwide. High blood pressure is the most common modifiable risk factor for cardiov...
Skin Tissue Engineering: Principles and Advances
In today’s world, there is a strong demand of skin substitute in the world because of large skin defects resulting from burns, trauma, genetic defects and other diseases that can lead to skin necros...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in Context of Intervention Temporary Pacemaker Implantation versus Conservative Medical Management a Single Centre
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate w...
Structural and Optical Characteristics of Cu Doped Sno2 Nanostructures
Copper doped tin oxide nanostructures were prepared by sol-gel method. Before that tin oxide and copper nanoparticles were synthesized using sol-gel and their structural and Optical properties were st...
A Case Report of Psychosis in a Patient of Myxedema: Myxedema Madness
Myxedema is one of the most important causes of organic psychosis and sometimes can be missed. There are some cases showing extreme degree of hypothyroidism leading to psychiatric illnesses like mania...
Association of Begomovirus with Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) leaf curl virus disease in southern India
A severe leaf curl disease of Okra with high disease incidence and loss of production was observed during field survey of various locations of Southern India, and causal organism was identified as Beg...
A Rapidly Progressive Hydatid Disease Imitating Metastatic Malignancy: An Unusual Multi-Organ Presentation. Report of a Case and Review of Literature
Hydatid disease is still a major health and socio-economic problem in endemic regions. It is the most frequent parasitic infection that commonly affects the liver and rarely involves multiple organs. ...
History of Nazi Dental Gold: From Dead Bodies till Swiss Bank
The SS Reichsfürher Heinrich Himmler, on the 23rd of September 1940 gave the SS doctors orders to collect the golden teeth in the mouth of the dead. Everybody knows that....
In vitro Antioxidant and Antimycobacterial Activity of Seeds of Piper longum Linn: A comparative Study
Piper longum, belonging to the family Piperaceae, have been reported to have pharmacological and clinical importance. The present study was undertaken to compare the in vitro antioxidant and antimycob...
Concepts of Process Validation in Solid Dosage Form [Tablet] An Overview
Drugs having an important role in curing the various diseases in health care. Therefore, drugs must be manufactured to achieve a predictable therapeutic response with highest quality levels. End produ...
Vallecular Cyst in a 1 Month Old Infant
Vallecular cyst (VC) is a rarely seen but life threatening cause of upper respiratory system obstruction in newborns and infants. Nearly 10.5% of congenital laryngeal cysts are VC [1]. Tsai, et al. re...
A Study of Activity Concentrations in Water Samples from Kurigram, Bangladesh
The radioactivity levels in 45 water samples collected from tube-wells, shallow pumps, ponds and the river from different places of Kurigram district in the northern region of Bangladesh have been det...
Benchmarking the Hygiene of Utensils in Butcheries or Retail Stores
This study is benchmarking the hygiene of utensils (knives, cleavers, trays) for butchery stores within supermarkets. Aerobic Plate Count, Coliform count and E.coli count were used as indicators. Sa...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However, most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate ...
Antimicrobial Effect of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesised with Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract on Periodontal Pathogens
Nano silver particles have been widely used in biomedical applications for diagnosis and treatment. Green synthesis of nanoparicles by using Ocimum sanctum results in rapid, economical and ecofriendly...
Public Mental Health Stigma and Mass Shootings
Mass shootings exert a strong influence on public policy and on public perception despite the fact that they are relatively rare. Mass shootings are defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FB...
Optimization of biodiesel production from waste cooking oil by alkaline catalysts
Biodiesel is a renewable and clean energy which can be used exclusively or in mixtures with petroleum-derived fuels. In this study, biodiesel was produced from waste cooking oil using two catalysts in...
Assessment of Hospital Liquid Waste Management in Public and Private Hospitals in Tamale Metropolis, Ghana
In developing countries, hospital liquid waste management is an issue of major concern. The main objective of this study was to assess the types and current management practices of hospital liquid was...
A Rare Case of Vanishing Lung Syndrome
Vanishing lung syndrome (VLS) or idiopathic giant bullous emphysema is a rare condition characterized by giant bulla in one or both upper lobes of the lung, occupying at least one third of hemithorax....
High Signal Intensity in the Dentate Nucleus on Unenhanced T1-Weighted MR Images in Melanoma Patients Receiving Macrocyclic Gadolinium-Based Contrast
The aim of the study is to evaluate possible gadolinium brain deposits on Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI), in patients with localized melanoma receiving repeated doses of a gadolinium based contrast a...
Esthetic Restoration of Two Severely Decayed Maxillary Central Incisors: A Case Report
Materials selection is the second in the series on crowns and other extra-coronal restorations. Some of us are less than inspired by dental materials science. Restoration of an anterior root-filled to...
Disappearance of a Gouty Nodule after Hemodialysis Initiation
A 51-year-old Japanese male received hemodialysis to chronic kidney disease (CKD) due to nephrosclerosis and gout. When he was 47-year-old, he has visited our hospital for the gouty attack. Laboratory...
Chrome Tanned Leather Waste Dechroming Optimization for Potential Poultry Feed Additive Source: A Waste to Resources Approach of Feed for Future
In this study chrome tanned leather waste dechroming optimization for potential poultry feed additive source were investigated. Recovery of chrome waste would have environmental and economic benefits ...
Parietal Bone Metastasis of Rectal Adenocarcinoma as an Initial Diagnosis of Recurrence: Case Report
The most common metastatic sites of colorectal cancer are the regional lymph nodes, liver, lung, and peritoneum. Parietal bone metastasis without vertebral bone metastasis from colorectal cancer is an...
Self-Report Justifications for Serial Sex Murder: An Exploratory Study of Neutralization Techniques
Thirty-eight out of seventy-five convicted serial sex murderers returned a survey which asked them to indicate their reasons for committing the crime of first degree murder along with at least one sex...
Cancer informatics: a powerful approach to cancer research in the post-genomic age
Traditionally, the cancer biology has been an experimental science. However, with the advent of post-genomic age, the trend is shifting. The informatics approach is playing an increasingly important r...
Severe Hypoglycemic Coma Event on MRI: Specific Brain Necrosis
With the widespread of sale and use of oral hypoglycemic drugs or insulin, hypoglycemic coma event have become a common medical emergency. Some patients with severe hypoglycemic coma led to prolonged ...
The Antioxidant Flavonoids, Orientin and Vicenin Enhance Repair of Radiation-Induced Damage
Orientin (Ot) and vicenin (Vc), two water soluble flavonoids isolated from the Indian Holy Basil, are potent radioprotectants, but the mechanisms of protection are not fully understood. In the present...
In-vitro anthelmintic efficacy of the 80% Hydro-alcoholextract of Myrsine africana(kechemo) Leaf on hookworm larvae
Helminthic infections are among the most common infections in human, affecting a large proportion of population all over the world. Among the most important helminthes found in Ethiopia are Ascaris, H...
Exploring the Transmissible Zoonotic Potential of Animal Prion Diseases
Mad Cow disease is a fatal and serious disease often found in Europe. Mad Cow disease, also known as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, is often characterized by vacuoles found within the cytoplasm of ...
Chlorinated Pyridazin-3-(2H)-ones as Novel Anti-Cancer Agents
Analogues of new lead structures, such as amido-2(5H)-furanones, bisarylated acrylic acids and 3(2H)-pyridazones, were prepared from mucochloric acid. Initially, these simple butenolides and analogues...
A Retrospective Review of Medullary Carcinoma Thyroid
Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumor of the parafollicular or C cells of the thyroid gland. The present study aims to determine the demographic, clinical and pathological character...
Super-Innervation of a Free Latissimus Dorsi Flap in Facial Reanimation: A Novel Strategy for Supplementing Muscle Innervation
The gold-standard for facial reanimation in facial palsy involves a first stage crossed facial nerve graft and a second stage free muscle flap transfer, with a single neurorrhaphy of the muscle flap n...
Variation of Noise with Some Scanning Parameters for Image Quality Test in a 128 Slice Computed Tomography Scanner Using Catphan700 Phantom
Dose and image quality in diagnostic radiology is still of most concern in current research works. In computer tomography (CT), image quality can be affected by physical components of the scanner such...
Cystic Neck Masses-A diagnostic and management challenge
Cervical metastasis is often the only presenting feature in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC). These metastases frequently undergo cystic degeneration, and may be diff...
Medico-Legal Implications of Assessing and Treating the Aftermath of Trauma
A case involving a road traffic accident resulting in severe personal injuries was illustrated in the context of the medico-legal trail towards compensation. Key clinical and medico-legal issues were ...
Cancer Stem Cells in Tumors Arisen from Digestive Organs
The digestive system encompasses several organs in which tumors occur with an elevated prevalence and mortality worldwide. Increasing evidence shows that cancer stem cells (CSCs) may play a critical r...
The Sea Star Igkappa Gene: Effects Against Human Cancerous Cells
It was shown 32 years ago that the sea star axial organ cells (AO cells) produced a spontaneous cytotoxicity against mouse cancerous cells. Recently, we discovered a sea star Igkappa gene with immune ...
Chronotherapeutic Drug Delivery of Pectin Vs. Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum Controlled Release Colon Targeted Directly Compressed Propranolol Hcl Matrix Tablets
The study has been designed to develop a delayed release matrix tablets by using various natural polymers. The polsaccharide Pectin was used in the formulation Vs. Xanthan gum and Guar gum. The perfor...
Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma of Submandibular Region
Salivary gland tumors are the 2-3% of all tumors and great majority of cases are pleomorphic adenomas. Pleomorphic adenomas are benign tumors but rarely seen as metastatic, recurrent or malign transf...
A Rare Cause of Palpitations
An 87 years lady presented to the Acute Medical Unit with palpitations and breathlessness. She was haemodinamically stable and ECG was normal in sinus rhythm but cardiac monitoring demonstrated runs o...
The Benefits of Brassica Vegetables on Human Health
Brassica or Cruciferous vegetables are the most important genus of the Brassicaceae family and consist of thirty-seven different species. Brassica vegetables contain low fat, high vitamin, mineral and...
Assessment of Waste Generation and Sanitation Strategies for Sustainable Environmental Management in Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria
The manuscript assessed waste generation and sanitation strategies with a view to establishing quality sanitation control for sustainable environmental management in the study area through questionnai...
Elastomeric Clay Nanocomposites Prepared by Colloidal Route: Study of Interrelationship of Structure and Physical-Chemistry Properties
Nanocomposites of SBR and NBR with Laponite were synthesized by the colloidal route and were homogeneous at the nanometer scale. ...
The Efficacy of Mastoid Cavity Obliteration by Conchal Cartilage in Canal Wall Down Mastoidectomy
A chronic discharging ear has been considered a real problem and a challenge for the otologists for a long period. The main objective in the surgery of aural cholesteatoma is to completely eradicate t...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However, most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate ...
Nutrients Utilization and Haematological Indices of Sokoto Red Goats Fed Maize Cob Replacing Maize Bran with Cowpea Husk Basal Diet
Experiment was conducted to determine the effects of feeding maize bran, maize cob and cowpea husk on feed utilization and hematological indices of Red Sokoto goats. Twenty four (24) bucks with averag...
Endoscopic Excision of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: A Case Series
To present our experience of excision of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) through an endoscopic approach.Retrospective case series review of six cases of JNA patients, encountered between 20...
Evaluation of Pharmacologically Interesting Dose Range of Ascorbic Acid in Mice
Ascorbic acid is the most abundant water-soluble naturally occurring organic compound with antioxidant properties. It serves as a cofactor for enzymes involved in hormone biosynthesis, and the regener...
A Case of Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens
A 50 yr old gentleman with a diagnosis of metastatic pancreatic cancer was admitted with a history of a swollen leg. ...
Isolation and Purification of Xanthine Oxidase from discarded Fish Liver Notopterous kapirat: an easy source of enzyme
Xanthine oxidase (XO) has clinical applications as it is an integral part in superoxide dismutase (SOD) diagnostic kit. This investigation deals with isolation, purification and determination of kinet...
Effects of Processing on the Nutrient and Anti-Nutrient Contents of Tiger Nut (Cyperus Esculentus Lativum)
The effects of germination and fermentation on the nutrient and anti-nutrient contents of tiger nut seed flours were investigated. The tiger nut seeds were sorted, cleaned and processed into raw, germ...
Frequency of Migraine, Presence of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Attachment Style: Comparative Study
In assessing the associations between pain frequency and neurotic behavior, in addition to psychiatric comorbidities, a difference in attachment style was observed in which individuals with chronic an...
Dry Socket Following Teeth Extraction: Effect of Excessive Socket Saline Irrigation
Alveolar osteitis, “dry socket”, is reported among the most common complications following teeth extraction. Many controversies are present in the literature of the pathogenesis of alveolar osteit...
Epidural Adhesiolysis in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain in Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and in Lumbar Radicular Pain: First Year of Experience in General Hospital Pula - Croatia, A Randomized Trial
To evaluate the efficacy and the feasibility of percutaneous adhesiolysis to reduce pain, to improve daily functions and reduce drugs intake in a patient with chronic pain....
Bacterial Biofilm: Dispersal and Inhibition Strategies
Bacterial biofilms are communities of microorganisms residing within a polysaccharide matrix. Dental plaque, slimy coating in tanks, and algal mats on bodies of water are examples of biofilms. It is w...
Reversible Blindness Associated with Preeclampsia – A Report of Three Cases
A large number of pregnancies are affected by hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Preeclampsia is a systemic disease and affects almost all organs of the body. When visual cortex is affected the pati...
Administration of Vasoconstrictor, But Not Volume Expander Prevents Maternal Hypotension During Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia For Elective Cesarean Section
To determine the best management option for preventing maternal hypotension after combined spinal-epidural anesthesia (CSEA) in elective cesarean section patients. A total of 240 full-term, single pre...
Efficacy of Subcutaneous Tocilizumab for the Treatment of Refractory Large Vessel Vasculitis in a Patient with Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Tocilizumab (TCZ), a specific IL-6 inhibitor, has been shown to be effective and well tolerated in the treatment of refractory large-vessel vasculitis with monthly intravenous (i.v) infusions of 8 mg/...
Cell-Mediated and Humoral Immune Responses in the Sea-Star Asterias Rubens (Echinoderm): Notion of Invertebrate Primitive Antibody
The axial organ is considered as ancestral lymphoïd organ. It contains T-like and B-like sea star lymphocytes and Phagocytes. It plays a fundamental rôle in the sea star cell-mediated immune respons...
Nurses are Vital to Improving Clinical Integrity and Documentation in Hospitals
Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist are needed to improve data integrity and documentation in a hospital setting because physicians are too busy and do not have time to search through ...