Case Report

Meropenem at Recommended Dose Can Cause Potential Risk for Seizure in Hemodialysis Patient

Dosage adjustment of meropenem is usually recommended in hemodialysis patient and about 30% of meropenem is cleared during regular hemodialysis session.

Published on 30 Sep, 2019


Case Study

A Lipoma in the Neck

The case of a patient with a lipoma in the neck is reported, with a different approach for its removal in an aesthetic facial rejuvenation surgery.

Published on 17 Sep, 2019


Research Article

A Simplified Technique for Western-Blot Analysis of Whole-Cell or -Tissue Protein Extracts

Western-blot analysis is a very powerful and widely used technic for protein analysis and quantification.

Published on 09 Jul, 2019


Review Article

Gut Microbiota and Metabolic Syndrome (Diabetes)

Role of Gut Microbiota (GM) in the emerging of Metabolic Syndrome (MS) related pathologies including type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolism of lipids and carbohydrates or obesity have been discussed in recent years.

Published on 20 Jun, 2019


Case Study

Primary Chronic Pyelonephritis: A Case Report

A 69-year-old woman with renal insufficiency and hypertension was misdiagnosed for 25 years.

Published on 13 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Three Dimensional Radiographic Bone Fill Evaluation Using Octacalcium Phosphate-Coated Deproteinized Bovine Bone Material (Ti-Oss Bone Graft) and Demineralized Freeze Dried Bone Allograft (DFDBA) in Three Walled Defects

Introduction: The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the defect resolution and the amount of bone fill in three wall intra bony defects treated by Open Flap Debridement (OFD) with octacalcium phosphate-coated deproteinized bovine bone material (Ti-oss) and DFDBA bone graft in regeneration of human intra bony defects using CBCT.

Published on 31 May, 2019


Research Article

Vitamin D Deficiency in Saudi Men with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) remain major health problems.

Published on 11 May, 2019


Case Report

Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System Mimicking a Prion-Like Disease

We describe a patient with a 2 month course of dementia, Parkinsonism and myoclonus highly suggestive of a prion disease.

Published on 11 Apr, 2019


Review Article

Praziquantel Treatment is Recommended: Active Schistosoma mansoni Infection among Patients Diagnosed with Oesophageal Varices at a Tertiary Referral Hospital, North-Western Tanzania

Background: The role of Schistosoma mansoni infection as one of the aetiological factors of oesophageal varices has received insignificant attention in clinical practices.

Published on 25 Mar, 2019


Research Article

Adequacy of Adverse Scarring Consent and Management in Private Cosmetic Piercing Services

Background: Hypertrophic and keloid scarring can occur following cosmetic procedures such as piercings.

Published on 15 Feb, 2019


Mini Review

Lycopene and Cardiovascular Disease: An Overview

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is a major cause of mortality and disability in Western countries.

Published on 12 Feb, 2019


Research Article

Intravenous Site Complications for Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: An Observational Study

Objective: This article explores the factors contributing to intravenous (IV) site related complications in patients receiving chemotherapy related to different variables such as different sizes of cannula, types of chemotherapy, duration of infusing the chemo and locations of the insertion of cannula in a large teaching hospital over an eight-month period.

Published on 08 Feb, 2019


Review Article

An Analysis of the Link between Aspartame and Cancer and Its Public Health Implications

There have been conflicting reports that artificial sweeteners, including aspartame, increase the risk of malignancy despite their beneficial weight loss marketing.

Published on 05 Feb, 2019


Research Article

Biosynthesis of Cerebroside by Termitomyces clypeatus Using Serine as a Precursor

Cerebrosides A and B (A-B) are sphingolipids with high neuro protective activities.

Published on 01 Feb, 2019


Mini Review

Evaluation of Neuroprotective Properties of Ellagic Acid and Caffeic Acid Phenethylester

In recent times naturally occurring therapeutically active biomolecules and secondary plant products have gained attention largely due to their potent therapeutic actions.

Published on 16 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Surgical Management of the Adult Ductus, the Giant Ductus, the Recanalized and Calcified Ductus using Normothermic Cardiopulmonary Bypass without Circulatory Arrest: Review of 20 Years’ Experience

Background: Use of trans pulmonary approach under normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass without circulatory arrest has been poorly documented for the giant ductus, adult ductus, recanalized and calcified ductus as an alternative to decrease the high perioperative complication rate associated with division and suture.

Published on 01 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Differential Diagnosis of a Female Young Adult with Generalized Weakness, Hypokalemia, Hypomagnesemia and Inappropriate Kaliuresis and Clinical Diagnosis of Gitelman’s Syndrome

We present the case of a 23-year-old female patient referred to the emergency department due to persistent generalized muscle weakness and whole-body fatigue gradually deteriorating during the last three months.

Published on 19 Nov, 2018


Case Report

Giant Porcelain Left Atrium with a Large Neo-Vascularized Intracavitary Thrombus in a Patient with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis

Giant left atrium with massive calcification of its wall causing “porcelain atrium” with co-existent neo vascularized left atrial “ball valve” thrombus is a rare aspect of rheumatic mitral valvular disease.

Published on 25 Nov, 2018


Letter to Editor

ER-Mitochondria Contact Sites and Mitochondrial Mass a Mid-Term Regulation of Bio Energetic

Mitochondrial activities are tightly regulated, regarding cell status like differentiation state, cellular fate and energetic requirements, at cellular and body levels.

Published on 13 Nov, 2018


Research Article

Ascending-to-Supraceliac Abdominal Aortic Bypass for Complex Coarctation, Recoarctation and Aortic Arch Obstruction in Adults: A 20-Year Postoperative Appraisal

Background: Use of the supraceliac segment of abdominal aorta for ascending aorta-to-abdominal aorta bypass has been poorly documented for coarctation of aorta and interrupted aortic arch presenting in adults as an alternative to decrease the high complication rate associated with anatomic repair.

Published on 29 Oct, 2018


Case Report

Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation Following Bentall’s Procedure for Annuloaortic Ectasia

We report three male patients aged 28, 30 and 35 years respectively undergoing Bentall’s procedure for annuloaortic ectasia with severe aortic regurgitation and acute type A aortic dissection who developed refractory ventricular failure unresponsive to medical management.

Published on 17 Oct, 2018


Case Report

Operative, Echocardiographic and Angiocardiographic Details of the Vertical Vein in Repaired Supracardiac Obstructive Totally Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: Pre- and Post-Adjustable Vertical Vein Ligature

A 2-years-old child with obstructive supracardiac Totally Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC) underwent rechanneling of supracardiac TAPVC with an unligated vertical vein for post bypass supra-systemic pulmonary artery pressure.

Published on 02 Oct, 2018


Research Article

Evaluation of 4-Methyloctanoic Acid Compound in Goat Meat

In this experiment, 4-methyloctanoic acid concentrations were measured in kidney and body fat from goats harvested at 9 months of age.

Published on 02 Oct, 2018


Clinical Image

Infammatory Tinea Barbae – Still a Difficult Diagnostic Problem

Tinea barbae is a disease of males and almost always occurs in farmers, veterinarians and others with exposure to large animals [1,3].

Published on 12 Sep, 2018


Clinical Image

Colo-Colonic Intussusception, a Rare Condition in Adult Patient

This is the case of a 61 years female patient, fit and well, admitted acutely to A/E with a picture of weight loss, abdominal pain and vomiting in a setting of bowel obstruction.

Published on 15 Aug, 2018


Case Report

Laparoscopic Treatment of a Giant Type IV Hiatal Hernia with Intrathoracic Gastric Volvulus: A Case Report

Introduction: Few cases of intrathoracic gastric volvulus associated with para-oesophageal hernia have been reported and most of these cases were treated with open approach.

Published on 13 Aug, 2018


Mini Review

The Role of the Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae in Production of Fermented Products - Mini Review

For thousands of years, the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been an extensively microorganism used by humans in elaboration of food and beverages, mainly associated with fermentation processes [1].

Published on 10 Aug, 2018


Letter to Editor

Little John, What Did You (Did You Not) Learn at School?

It is a fact that during the last decades the medical sciences made giant steps forward.

Published on 10 Aug, 2018


Short Communication

Zinc and Mossy Fiber LTP in the Mammalian Hippocampus: A Perspective

The role of zinc, one of the most abundant metals present in mammalian central nervous system, in various synaptic transmission and plasticity processes has been widely studied.

Published on 10 Aug, 2018


Review Article

“Survival of the Fittest” Does Obesity Trait Evolved Over Time Confers Survival Advantage to Critically Ill Patients?

There is a steady increase in prevalence of obesity over last 2-3 decades to the extent of global epidemic.

Published on 17 Jul, 2018


Editorial

New Trends in the Diagnosis of Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms (CPNs): Is It the Time of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Guided Needle-Based Techniques?

Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms (CPNs) have been increasingly detected over the past two decades due to the widespread use of cross-sectional abdominal imaging.

Published on 10 Jul, 2018


Letter to the Editor

Immature Scars

Surgery has made great progress in prolonging human lives in conjunction with other fields of medical science by saving numerous lives from the abyss of death.

Published on 08 Jul, 2018


Letter to the Editor

Rheumatoid Nodules Presenting in a Healthy Female Patient: Isolated Finding or Early Sign of a Systemic Disease to Come – Single Case Report

We report a case of a 28-year-old female patient with rheumatoid nodules, confirmed by histopathological examination, with clinical or serological evidence of rheumatoid arthritis or any other systemic disease.

Published on 08 Jul, 2018


Research Article

Thromboembolic and Bleeding Complications following St. Jude Medical Valve Replacement

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate the thromboembolic and bleeding complications following St. Jude Medical (SJM) mechanical heart valve replacement, maintaining an optimal target International Normalized Ratio (INR) between 2.5 to 3.5 in a rheumatic population.

Published on 08 Jul, 2018


Commentary

Importance of Post Instructions for Removable Denture Users

There is no doubt that patients, Dentists and Lab Technicians are careful and precise in every step of dentures fabrications.

Published on 04 Jul, 2018


Short Communication

The Effect of Antioxidant Supplementation on Male Reproduction - Mini Review

In organism, there is a lot of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS), which are important in energy metabolism, immune reaction and are signal molecule of cell regulation [1].

Published on 04 Jul, 2018


Review Article

Essential Oils: Brief Background and Uses

Essential oils are aromatic essences extracted from natural sources and when they are concentrated they can be used in pharmaceutical, food applications, perfumery, sanitary and beauty products.

Published on 20 Jun, 2018


Review Article

Correcting Ω6/Ω3ratio Through Combating Oxidation is the Key to the Success for Better Health

In human nutrition, we need to balance ω6/ω3 ratio in our foods.

Published on 04 Jun, 2018


Case Report

Carcinoid Tumor of the Middle Ear: A Case Report

Primary carcinoid of middle ear is a kind of neuroendocrine tumor, and it is rarely discovered clinically.

Published on 15 Jun, 2018


Case Report

Retroperitoneal Abscess due to Lost Gallstones Mimicking Sarcoma Case Report and Literature Review

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) has become a standard treatment for symptomatic gallstone disease.

Published on 05 Jun, 2018


Short Communication

Glioblastoma E PIM Kinase

Glioblastoma (GBM) is a malignant astrocytic tumor (grade IV, according to the WHO classification) and the most aggressive and undifferentiated primitive brain tumor.

Published on 05 Jun, 2018


Case Report

A Mycotic SMA Aneurysm Secondary to Aortic Valve Endocarditis Causing Ischemic Strictures and Ischemic Colitis

Visceral aneurysms of mycotic origin are uncommon, yet potentially lethal conditions that require rapid diagnosis and intervention to reduce serious complications such as ischemia, hemorrhage, and mortality.

Published on 24 May, 2018





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