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British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research

2013 - Volume 3 [Issue 4 (October-December) ]

Contents

Review Article

HbS Protection from P. falciparum Infection

 

Sandro Eridani1*

1Department of Medico-Surgical Physiopathology, University of Milano L.I.T.A. Via Fratelli Cervi, 93 20090 - SEGRATE (I), Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2427

 

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Review Article

Purpose in Life/Ikigai and Moderate Exercise may Prevent and Improve Violent Behavior: with Consideration of the Traits of Neurotransmitters and Hormones

 

Riichiro Ishida1*

1321-8 Akasabi, Nishikan-ku, Niigata 953-0042, Japan.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2410

 

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Review Article

Takayasu’s Arteritis: A Review Article

 

J. Al-Bishri1*

1Department of Internal Medicine, Taif University Consultant Rheumatology, Al Hada Hospital; P.O. Box 11135, 21944 KSA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3150

 

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Original Research Article

A Study to Evaluate the Symptomatic Efficacy and Safety of LafaxidTM (Lafutidine 10mg) in Patients with Acid Peptic Disorders in India

 

Bhupesh Dewan1* and Deepashri Shah1

1Medical Department, Zuventus Healthcare Ltd., Office No. 5119, Oberoi Garden Estate, Chandivali, Andheri (E), Mumbai-400 072, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2328

 

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Original Research Article

Early-onset CMT1B due to the MPZ mutation c.320A>T associated with collateral inclusion body myopathy and Deafness

 

Josef Finsterer1*, Christine Haberler2 and Michaela Auer-Grumbach3

1Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Postfach 20, 1180 Vienna, Austria.
2Institute of Clinical Neurology, Medical University Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, Austria.
3Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 2, 8036 Graz, Austria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2944

 

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Original Research Article

The Association of Interpleural Ropivacaine and Epidural Following Major Thoracic Surgery: A Randomised Clinical Trial Investigating Pharmocokinetics and Benefits

 

J. P. Gékière1*, S. Mathoulin-Pélissier2,3,4, A. Avril5, M. Molimard6, A. Doussau2,4 and Y. Kabbani1

1Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Institut Bergonié, 229 cours de l’Argonne, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France.
2Clinical and Epidemiological Research Unit, Institut Bergonié, 229 cours de l’Argonne, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France.
3University of Bordeaux Segalen, Bordeaux, France.
4Inserm CIC –EC07 and centre Inserm U897, Bordeaux, France.
5Surgical Oncology, Institut Bergonié, 229 cours de l’Argonne, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France.
6Department of Pharmacology, Université Bordeaux Segalen, France.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2754

 

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Original Research Article

CT Findings of Pulmonary Involvement in Antiphospholipid Syndrome

 

Argyris Tzouvelekis1, Panagiotis Skendros2, Panagiotis Prassopoulos3, Ioannis Mitroulis2, Eirini Apostolidou2, Adina Thomaidi4, Konstantinos Ritis2, Demosthenes Bouros1 and Anastasia Oikonomou3*

1Department of Pneumonology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.
2First Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace. Greece.
3Department of Radiology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.
4Department of Cardiology, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3007

 

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Original Research Article

Rationalization of Traditional Uses of Berberis lycium in Gastrointestinal Disorders

 

Muhammad Shafeeq ur Rahaman1, Mueen Ahmad Chaudhary1*, Bashir Ahmad1 and Alamgeer Alamgeer2

1Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan.
2Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2678

 

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Original Research Article

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in Brazilian Women without Metastasis to Axillary Lymph Nodes: Ten-Year Survival and Prognostic Factors

 

Ana Lucia Amaral Eisenberg1*, Isabella Vitral Pinto2 and Sergio Koifman3

1National Cancer Institute (INCA), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Address: Rua Cordeiro da Graça, 156, Santo Cristo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, CEP: 20220-400.
2Department of Pharmaceutical Care, Ministry of Health, Brasília, DF, Brazil.
3National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Rua Leopoldo Bulhões, 1480, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; CEP: 21041-210.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2544

 

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Original Research Article

Kidney Dysfunction and Long-Term Outcome in Post-PCI Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Treated by High-Dose Tirofiban: The Role of Creatinine Clearance

 

Paolo Emilio Puddu1*, Michele Schiariti1,2, Domenico Cuturello1, Loredana Iannetta1, Angela Saladini2 and Raffaele Bugiardini3

1Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Laboratory of Biotechnologies Applied to Cardiovascular Medicine, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy.
2Sant’Anna Hospital, Catanzaro, Italy.
3Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2764

 

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Original Research Article

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Injury and Risk Factor Study

 

Ludmila M. Cosio-Lima1*, Katy L. Reynolds1, Joseph J Knapik2, Richard S. Shumway3 and Whitney Irwin4

1Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, University of West Florida, Bldg. 72/220, Pensacola, FL 32514. USA.
2U.S. Army Institute of Public Health, Aberdeen Proving Ground MD 21009. USA.
3U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT 06320. USA.
4U.S. Coast Guard, Air Station, Atlantic City, NJ 08234. USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2877

 

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Review Article

Brachial Plexopathies

 

Josef Finsterer1*, Raffi Topakian2, Julia Wanschitz3, Stefan Quasthoff4, Gerd Bodner5, Wolfgang Grisold6 and Wolfgang N. Löscher3

1Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna.
2Neurological Department, Wagner-Jauregg Krankenhaus, Linz.
3Neurological Department, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck.
4Neurological Department, Medical University Graz, Graz.
5Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Radiology. Medical University of Vienna, Vienna.
6Neurological Department, Kaiser-Franz-Josef Spital, Vienna, Austria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3031

 

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Original Research Article

Impact of TGIFLX Expression on the Regulation of BCL2 and BAX in Prostate Cancer Cell Line (LNCaP)

 

Reza Raoofian1,2, Majid Mojarrad2 and Mansour Heidari1,3*

1Department of Medical Genetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2Department of Medical Genetics, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
3Department of Ophthalmology, Eye Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2904

 

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Original Research Article

The Role of Electron Microscopy in the Assessment of Dermatomyositis: A Retrospective Pilot Study on Skeletal Muscle Biopsies

 

Hisham Alkhalidi1*

1Department of Pathology (32), College of Medicine, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2863

 

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Original Research Article

Investigation of the Effects upon Keratometry by Second Generation Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses

 

Ozlem G. Sahin1* and Elçin Koç2

1Department of Uveitis, The World Eye Center, Ankara, Turkey.
2Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/1788

 

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Original Research Article

KvLQT1 and KCNE1 K+ Channel Gene Polymorphisms in Long QT Syndrome

 

Sameera F. Qureshi1, Altaf Ali1, Amol P. Jadhav 1, Ananthapur Venkateshwari2, M. P. Jayakrishnan3, Calambur Narasimhan4, Jayaprakash Shenthar5, Kumarasamy Thangaraj6 and Pratibha Nallari1*

1Department of Genetics, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad-500007, Andhra Pradesh, India.
2Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases, Osmania University, Begumpet, Hyderabad-500016, Andhra Pradesh, India.
3Institute of Maternal and Child Health, Calicut Medical College, Calicut 8, Kerala, India.
4Care Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
5Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research, Jayanagar 9th Block, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore 560069, Karnataka, India
6Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500 007, Andhra Pradesh, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2993

 

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Original Research Article

Knowledge of Hypertension and other Risk Factors for Heart Disease among Yoruba Rural Southwestern Nigerian Population

 

O. O. Oladapo1,2*, L. Salako3, L. Sadiq 4, K. Soyinka5 and A. O. Falase1

1Cardiovascular Unit, Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria;
2Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
3University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
4Country office, World Health Organization, Lagos, Nigeria.
5Primary Health Egbeda Local Government, Oyo State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2685

 

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Original Research Article

Distribution of Telomere Length in the Cord Blood of Chinese Newborns

 

Shi-Ni Lim1, Zaheedah Yahya2, Dimphy Zeegers2, Thiha Moe3, Ei Ei Phyo Kyaw3, George SH Yeo3, M Prakash Hande2 and Ene-Choo Tan1,4*

1KK Research Centre, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore.
2Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
3Maternal-Fetal Medicine, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore.
4Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2676

 

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Original Research Article

Trichoepithelioma Multiplex: A Study of the Relationship between the Anatomical Location and the Histopathological Features

 

Daniela Tenea1* and Melanie Louw2

1Department of Dermatology, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.
2Division of Anatomical Pathology, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2930

 

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Case Study

Acute Propafenone Toxicity Discovered after Unknown Onset of Symptoms

 

Engin Deniz Arslan1*, Görkem Alper SolakoÄŸlu1, Fevzi Yılmaz1, Åžükran Koca1 and Cemil Kavalcı1

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Turkey.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2548

 

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Review Article

Androgen Ablation Therapy and Prostate Cancer: An Update

 

Maxwell Omabe1*, Martin Ezeani2 and Odii Benedict Onyekachi3

1Cellular and Molecular Pathology Division, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Health Science, Ebonyi State University, Nigeria.
2Department of Neurosciences, University of Susex, United Kingdom.
3Cellular Pathology and Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Life Science, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2637

 

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Original Research Article

Higher Serum Insulin Concentrations Positively Influence the Bone Mineral Density in African American Adolescents

 

Ambika P. Ashraf1*, Jessica Alvarez2, Carrie Huisingh3, Krista Casazza4 and Barbara Gower4

1Department of Pediatrics/Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Children's Hospital, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, USA.
2Division of Endocrinology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA.
3Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.
4Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2720

 

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Original Research Article

Prediction of Stature from Hand Anthropometry: A Comparative Study in the Three Major Ethnic Groups in Nigeria

 

A. I. Numan1*, M. O. Idris1, J. V. Zirahei1, D. S. Amaza1 and M. B. Dalori1

1Department of Human Anatomy, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B.1069, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/1932

 

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Original Research Article

Treatment Strategies for Childhood Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome

 

Hala Salah El-Din Talaat1, Samar Sabry1, Mohammed Farouk Mohammed1* and Ashraf Ayad2

1Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
2Ministry of Health and Population, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3264

 

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Original Research Article

A Study on Association of Serum Osteocalcin and Adiponectin with Diabetic Markers in Genetically High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Population

 

K. Subhash Chandra Bose1*, Maninder Bindra1, Shachin K Gupta2 and Prerna Vyas1

1Department of Biochemistry, L. N. Medical College & Research Centre, Kolar Road, Bhopal – Madhya Pradesh, India.
2Department of Medicine, L. N. Medical College & Research centre, Kolar Road, Bhopal – Madhya Pradesh, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3016

 

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Original Research Article

Knowledge and Use of Disinfection Policy in Some Government Hospitals in South-East, Nigeria

 

A. N. Oli1*, J. N. Nweke1, M. C. Ugwu1, L. O. Anagu1, A. H. Oli2 and C.O. Esimone1

1Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Agulu Campus, Nigeria.
2Institute of Human Virology Laboratory, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2478

 

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Original Research Article

Clinical, Endoscopic, Pathological and Serological Findings of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Saudi Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Diseases

 

Maha A. Abo-Shadi1*, Tarek A. El-Shazly2 and Mariam S. Al-Johani3

1Department Microbiology and Immunology, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
2Department Internnal Medicine, Mansoura university, Egypt
3Department of Biology, Taibah University, KSA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2650

 

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Original Research Article

Evidences for Deleterous Role of Free Radicals in Experimental Varicocele Using Animal Model

 

L. C. Saalu1, G. G. Akunna1* and O.S. Ogunmodede1

1Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, Lagos State University, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2617

 

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Original Research Article

Advantage of Systematic Blood Cell Count 2 Days Post-delivery for the Diagnosis of Postpartum Maternal Anaemia

 

N. Charafeddine1, O. Picone1, E. Bony1, J. F. Dreyfuss2, F. Zraik-Ayoubi3 and J. M. Ayoubi1,4*

1Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hôpital Foch, Suresnes, France.
2DRCI, Hôpital Foch, Suresnes, France.
3Unilabs France, Paris, France.
4Université Versailles St Quentin en Yvelines, UFR Paris Ile de France Ouest, France.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3044

 

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Original Research Article

Variables Linked to Attempted Suicide in the Psychiatric Field: A Case Control Study

 

E. di Giacomo1,2*, E. D. Giampieri2 and M. Clerici1,2

1Department of Neurosciences and Biomedical Technologies. University of Milano Bicocca; via Cadore, 48 - 20052 Monza (MI)-Italy.
2Psychiatric Department– San Gerardo Health Care Trust, via Pergolesi, 33 – 20052 Monza (MI)-Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2994

 

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Original Research Article

Prevalence of Malaria Parasitaemia and Its Association with ABO Blood Grouping among Students of Igbinedion University Okada, Nigeria

 

F. D. Otajevwo1*

1Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Western Delta University, Oghara, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/1745

 

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Original Research Article

Causes and Differentials of Infant Mortality in the Pediatrics Wards in Fallujah General Hospital

 

Samira T. Abdulghani1*, Asmaa Abid Hameed2 and Zuhair T. Alfayadh2

1Fallujah General Hospital, Fallujah, Iraq.
2Fallujah Health sector, Fallujah, Iraq.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2333

 

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Original Research Article

A Comparative Evaluation of Lafutidine and Rabeprazole in the Treatment of Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer: A Double-blind, Randomized Study in Indian Patients

 

Sanjay Kumar1, Bhupesh Dewan2* and Deepashri Shah2

1Global Liver and Gastroenterology Centre, Bhopal, India.
2Medical Department, Zuventus Healthcare Ltd., Mumbai, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3173

 

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Original Research Article

Pattern of Cutaneous Pathology among a Cohort of HIV/AIDS Patients Accessing Care in a Rural/Suburban Adult ART Clinic in Nigeria

 

T. A. T. Salami1*, G. M. Adewuyi2, P. Echekwube1 and C. Affusim3

1Departments of Medicine, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital Irrua and Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Edo State, Nigeria
2Departments of Medical Microbiology, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital Irrua and Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
3Departments of Family Medicine, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital Irrua and Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma Edo State Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2651

 

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Original Research Article

Analysis of Violence in a Crowded Emergency Room

 

Serkan Emre Eroglu1*, Ozge Onur1, Ezgi Sağıroğlu1, Arzu Denizbasi1 and Haldun Akoglu1

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Marmara University Pendik Research and Training Hospital, 34890, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3177

 

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Original Research Article

Inspiratory and Expiratory Resistances During Exercise

 

Arthur T. Johnson1*, Prakash Chapain1, Darnell Slaughter1, Sally Gallena2 and Jafar Vossoughi3

1Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.
2Loyola University Maryland, 8890 McGaw Rd., Columbia, MD 21045, USA.
3Engineering and Scientific Research Associates, Olney, MD 20832, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2409

 

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Original Research Article

Effectiveness and Compliance of Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs) on Malaria Parasitemia among Pregnant Women attending Antenatal Clinics in Port Harcourt, Rivers State

 

Michael N. Wogu1*, Florence O. Nduka1 and MacDonald D. Wogu2

1Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Parasitology Unit, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. P.M.B 5323, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria.
2Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences, Benson Idahosa University, Edo State, Nigeria. P.M.B 1100, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2737

 

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Original Research Article

Evidence of Interaction between PTPN22 and p53 codon 72 Polymorphisms on Susceptibility to Immune Related Diseases

 

F. Gloria-Bottini1*, P. Saccucci1, M. L. Manca-Bitti2, N. Rapini2, A. Neri1, L. Coppeta1, G. Renzetti3, E. Bottini1 and A. Magrini1

1Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.
2Pediatric Diabetology Unit, Tor Vergata University Hospital, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.
3ASL Sondrio, Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2888

 

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Original Research Article

Long-Term Mortality of 306,868 Patients with Multi-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease: CABG versus PCI

 

Jimmy T. Efird1,2,3*, Wesley T. O’Neal1,2,3, Stephen W. Davies1,2,4, Whitney L. Kennedy1,3, Lada N. Alger2, Jason B. O’Neal5, T. Bruce Ferguson1 and Alan P. Kypson1

1East Carolina Heart Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.
2Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.
3Center for Health Disparities Research, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, USA.
4Department of General Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
5Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3380

 

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Original Research Article

Molecular and Biochemical Study of Superoxide Dismutase Gene Polymorphisms in Egyptian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with and without Retinopathy

 

Ahmed A. Sayed1*, Yousef Aldebasi2, Sanaa O. Abd-allah3, Saad M. El Gendy4, Amr Saad Mohamed3 and Mona S. Abd El-Fattah5

1Clinical Pathology Department (Biochemistry), Al-Azhr University, Egypt.
2Optometry Department, Applied Medical Science College, Qassim University, KSA.
3Chemistry Dept., Cairo University, Egypt.
4Optometry Department, Applied Medical Science College, Qassim University, KSA.
5Immunology and allergy center, Al-Azhr University, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/957

 

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Original Research Article

Improvement of Left Ventricular Mass Following Balloon Angioplasty of Native Coarctation of the Aorta: Midterm follow-up in Cairo University, Children’s Hospital

 

Mohammed Farouk1*, Ahmed El Ayadi1, Sonia El Saeidy1, Faten Abdel Aziz1, Ahmed Fathi2 and Amal EL Sisi1

1Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
2Al Sahel Hospital, Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3262

 

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Review Article

The Roles of β-Adrenergic Receptor Blockers in Interstitial Cystitis

 

Khanh vinh quốc LÆ°Æ¡ng1* and Lan Thi Hoàng Nguyá»…n1

1Vietnamese American Medical Research Foundation, Westminster, California, United States.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2938

 

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Case Study

Anesthesia-Induced Rhabdomyolysis During Corrective Spine Surgery: A Case Report

 

Anuradha Patel1 and Sergey Pisklakov1*

1Department of Anesthesiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07101.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3165

 

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Original Research Article

In Vivo Antitumor Activity of Metal Silver and Silver Nanoparticles in the L5178Y-R Murine Lymphoma Model

 

José H. Lara-González1, Ricardo Gomez-Flores1*, Patricia Tamez-Guerra1, Enriqueta Monreal-Cuevas1, Reyes Tamez-Guerra1 and Cristina Rodríguez-Padilla1

1Departamento de Microbiología e Inmunología, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, San Nicolás de los Garza, NL. México.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3108

 

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Original Research Article

Phase II Study of Docetaxel with Radiation Therapy for Post Prostatectomy Rising PSA

 

Gregory P. Swanson1*, Anand B. Karnad1, Carol A. Jenkins1, Chul S. Ha1 and Joseph W. Basler1

1University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3406

 

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Case Study

Nail Shedding: A Case Report

 

Nikolaos K. Sferopoulos1*

1G. Gennimatas Hospital, 54635 Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3519

 

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Original Research Article

The Impact of Health Education Intervention on Perception and Treatment Seeking Behaviour About Childhood Infections among Caregivers in Rural Communities in Western Nigeria

 

O. M. Fatugase1, O. E. Amoran1* and O. K. Fatugase1

1Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3408

 

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Original Research Article

Determinants of in-Hospital Mortality in a Gastroenterology Unit in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa): An Advocacy for a Social Security Policy

 

Alassan Kouamé Mahassadi1*, Aboubacar Demba Bangoura1, Henriette Ya Kissi1, Dorcas Akadjé1, Stanislas Doffou1, Mamert Fulgence Yao-Bathaix1, Alain Koffi Attia1 and Thérèse Aya Ndri-Yoman1

1Service d’hépato-gastroentérologie, CHU de Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2630

 

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Original Research Article

The Effects of Fish Oil Supplementation on Lipid Levels in Non-Hemodialysis Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

 

Paul La Bounty1, Rodney G. Bowden1*, Erika Deike2, Jennifer J. Moreillon1, Jackson O. Griggs3, Ronald L. Wilson4 and Brian D. Shelmadine1

1Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA.
2Texas Lutheran University, San Antonio, TX, USA.
3Family Health Center, Waco, TX, USA.
4Central Texas Nephrology Associates, Waco, TX. USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3273

 

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Original Research Article

Docosahexaenoic Acid Reduces Cyto-Genotoxicity of Cytosine Arabinoside in Normal Mouse Bone Marrow

 

Muthana Ibrahim Maleek1*

1Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Wassit, Kut, Wassit, Iraq.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3752

 

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Original Research Article

Gender Disparities in Open Globe Injuries: Ten-Year Review of an Urban Population

 

Parisa Emami-Naeini1, Alain M. Bauza1, Paul D. Langer1, Marco A. Zarbin1 and Neelakshi Bhagat1*

1The Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, New Jersey Medical School, Doctors Office Center, Suite 6100, Newark, NJ 07101-1709.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3333

 

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Case Study

Interventions and Neonatal Outcomes in Patients with Premature Rupture of Fetal Membranes at and Beyond 34 Weeks Gestational Age at a Tertiary Health Facility in Nigeria

 

Adetunji O. Adeniji1* and Oluseyi O. A. Atanda2

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3428

 

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Case Study

Severe Symptomatic Hypocalcemia after Denosumab Administration in an End-Stage Renal Disease Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis with Controlled Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

 

Mohit Agarwal1*, Éva Csongrádi1,2, Christian A. Koch1, Luis A. Juncos1, Vonda Echols1, Mihály Tapolyai3 and Tibor Fülöp1

1Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA.
2Department of Medicine, Medical and Health Science Centre University of Debrecen, Hungary.
3Fresenius Medical Care, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2989

 

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Original Research Article

Tea Consumption and Health Beneficences of Green Tea Drinking- A Community-based Cross-sectional Study in Urban Chinese Men

 

Fu Chaowei1, Liu Jianxiang1, Luan Rongsheng2, Chen Kun3, Wang Hongqiang4, Liu Li4 and Xu Biao1*

1School of Public Health and Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China.
2Huaxi School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China.
3School of Public Health, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China.
4Unilever Research China, 99 Tian Zhou Road, Shanghai 200233, China.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3412

 

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Original Research Article

Investigation of Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Potential of Chloroform and Petroleum Ether Extracts of Selected Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh

 

A. H. M. Zulfiker1,3*, P. P. Roy3, M. A. M. Momin2, M. S. Khan2, I. J. Bulbul3, T. Ahmed2 and M. S. Rana2

1Division of Molecular and Gene Therapies, School of Medical Science and Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, QLD., 4222, Australia.
2Department of Pharmacy, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
3Department of Pharmacy, School of Science & Engineering, Southeast University, Banani, Dhaka-1213, Bangladesh.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3012

 

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Review Article

Review: Predictive and Prognostic Features and Their Impact on Outcome for Early-stage Breast Cancer in Mid-Western Ireland

 

K. I. Quintyne1,2*, B. Woulfe1,3, J. C. Coffey2,4 and R. K. Gupta1,3

1Mid-Western Cancer Centre (MWCC), Mid-Western Regional Hospital (MWRH), Limerick, Ireland.
2Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland.
3Stokes Research Institute, University of Limerick, Ireland.
4Department of Surgery, Mid-Western Regional Hospital (MWRH), Limerick, Ireland.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3413

 

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Policy Article

 Policy Paper

 

The Necessity of Randomized Clinical Trials

 

Janus Christian Jakobsen1,2*and Christian Gluud1

1The Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical Intervention Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2Emergency Department, Holbæk Hospital, Denmark.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3208

 

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Original Research Article

Incidence of Clavicular Fractures and Its Management in Northern Ghana

 

Kuubiere B. Callistus1 and Alhassan Abass1*

1Department of Human Biology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3321

 

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Case Study

Concepts, Aims and Drawbacks in Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Results of an International Questionnaire

 

Gregor Slavicek1*, Florian Slavicek1, Alexandra Makarevich2, Ivan Makarevich2 and Ksenia Bulatova3

1Steinbeis Transfer Institute Biotechnology Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Steinbeis University Berlin, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany.
2Clinic Novodenta, Cuvazovscogo 2, 144010 Moscow, Russian Federation.
3Vladimir Novikov`s Dental Clinic, Lopukhinskiy per., 3/3, 119034 Moscow, Russian Federation.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2728

 

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Case Study

US and MR Findings in Primary Vaginal Leiomyoma: A Case Report

 

Paola Cramarossa1*, Leonardo Resta2, Arnaldo Scardapane3, Doriana Scardigno1, Maria Teresa Achilarre1, Vera Loizzi1 and Gennaro Cormio1

1Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Obstetrics and Neonatology (DIGON), University of Bari, Bari, Italy. Azienda Consorziale Universitaria Policlinico di Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11. 70124 Bari BA, Italy.
2Department of Anatomopathology of University of Bari, Bari, Italy. Azienda Consorziale Universitaria Policlinico di Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11. 70124 Bari BA, Italy.
3Section of Diagnostic per Imaging, Di.M.I.M.P. University of Bari, Bari, Italy. Azienda Consorziale Universitaria Policlinico di Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11. 70124 Bari BA, Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3692

 

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Short Communication

The Impressive Healing Power of Autologous Fibroblasts Isolated from Early Cultures of Skin Biopsies for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Preliminary Results Regarding 2 Cases

 

George Topakas1, Irene Karchilaki1, Ιoannis Dontas2, Panagiotis Pachantouris2, Eleftherios D. Voyatzoglou3, Penelope Sotiriou4, Andriana Donou3, Aliki Iniotaki1, Paraskevas Theodossiou2 and Chariclia V. Loupa3*

1Immunology and National Histocompatibility Department, ‘G. Gennimatas’ General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
22nd Department of Surgery, ‘G. Gennimatas’ General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
3‘Demetrios Voyatzoglou’ Diabetic Foot Clinic, ‘A. Fleming’ General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
4Department of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3816

 

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Review Article

Examining the Link between Equity-Centered Health Policies, Autonomy and Decision-Making Process in Low and Middle Income Countries

 

Manuel Espinoza1* and Baltica Cabieses2

1Departamento de Salud Pública, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Sub-departamento de Estudios y Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias, Departamento de Asuntos Científicos, Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile.
2Facultad de Medicina Universidad del Desarrollo Clínica Alemana Chile; Department of Health Sciences, University of York, England.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3025

 

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Original Research Article

Study of the Factors Influencing Mortality from the Cerebral Stroke in Patients of Different Ages

 

Vazgen Martirosyan1 and Julia Krupskaya1*

1Department of Nervous Diseases and Neurosurgery, Rostov State Medical University, Rostov-on-Don 344000, Russia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3991

 

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Original Research Article

Dietary Pattern Low in Fruits Explains Variations in Inflammation and in Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Disease in Latinos Diagnosed with Type-2 Diabetes

 

Mariana C. Calle1,2,3*, Sonia Vega-López 3,4, Sofia Segura-Pérez 3,5, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla 2,3,6 and Maria Luz Fernandez 2,3

1Department of Health Sciences, Worcester State University, USA.
2Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, USA.
3Connecticut NIH EXPORT Center for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos, USA.
4Arizona State University, USA.
5Hispanic Health Council, USA.
6School of Public Health, Yale University, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4248

 

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Original Research Article

Hepatoprotective and Antioxidant Effect of Hibiscus Polyphenol Rich Extract (HPE) Against Carbon Tetrachloride (CCL4) –Induced Damage in Rats

 

Adewale Adetutu1* and Abiodun O. Owoade1

1Department of Biochemistry, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3762

 

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Original Research Article

The Effect of Solar-Geomagnetic Activity During Hospital Admission on the Prognosis of Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Myocardial Infarction

 

J. Vencloviene1,3*, R. Babarskiene2, B. Kaminskaite2 and D. Vasiliauskas3

1Department of Environmental Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Vileikos St. 8, Kaunas, 44404, Lithuania,
2Department of Cardiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivieniu St. 2, Kaunas, Lithuania
3Institute of Cardiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivieniu St. 2, Kaunas, Lithuania.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4101

 

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Original Research Article

Economic Burden of Diabetic Tuberculosis Patients

 

Daud M. I. Aweis1* and Syed Azhar Syed Suleiman2

1Pharmacy and Medical Supply Division, Ahmadi Hospital, Kuwait Oil Company.
2School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, USM, 11800 Penang, Malaysia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3394

 

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Study Protocols

Study Protocol

 

Study Protocol: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Nortriptyline Added to a Smoking Cessation Intervention Conducted among Prisoners

 

Robyn L. Richmond1*, Tony G. Butler1, Kay A. Wilhelm1, Devon Indig2, Vicki A. Archer2 and Alex D. Wodak3

1University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
2Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Sydney, Australia.
3St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3354

 

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Original Research Article

Somatostatin Infusions Reduce Post-Operative Bile Leak after Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: An Observational Preliminary Study

 

Pitiakoudis Michael1*, Zezos Petros2, Kouklakis Georgios2, Fotakis Stelios1, Romanidis Konstantinos1, Nagorni Eleni-Aikaterini1, Tsalikidis Christos1, Botaitis Sotirios1, Iatrou Christos3, and Simopoulos Constantinos1

12nd Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Dragana, 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece.
2Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Dragana, 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece.
3Department of Anesthesiology, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2581

 

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Editorial Commentary

 

Editorial Commentary on “Somatostatin Infusions Reduce Post-Operative Cholorrhoea after Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: An Observational Preliminary Study”

 

W. Y. Lau1*
Peer reviewer

S. Di Saverio2*
Editor

1Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
2Maggiore Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy.

 

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Review Article

Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis from Thyroid Malignancy: Unusual Presentation with Ominous Implications

 

Norman Oneil Machado1*, Pradeep J. Chopra1, Zaid R. Raouf1, Naveed J. Khatib1 and Sinnakirouchenan2

1Department of Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.Oman.
2Department of Anesthesiology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3312

 

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Original Research Article

Health Literacy and Socioeconomic Characteristics among Older People in Transitional Kosovo

 

Ervin Toçi1,2*, Genc Burazeri1, Kristine Sorensen1, Naim Jerliu1,3, Naser Ramadani3, Enver Roshi2 and Helmut Brand1

1Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands.
2Institute of Public Health, Tirana, Albania.
3Institute of Public Health, Pristine, Kosovo.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3972

 

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Original Research Article

Cerebral FDG Metabolic Pattern in Pediatric Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Retrospective Study

 

Nghi C. Nguyen1*, Kaveh Vejdani1 and Thomas J. Geller2

1Department of Radiology, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA.
2Department of Neurology, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4069

 

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Original Research Article

Use of Staphylococcal Protein-A and Streptococcal Protein-G for Detection of Red Blood Cells (RBC) Antibodies and Comparison with Other Techniques

 

Angel Alberto Justiz Vaillant1*, Patrick Eberechi Akpaka1, Norma McFarlane-Anderson2 and Monica P. Smikle3

1Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, Unit of Pathology/Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies.
2Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
3Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3616

 

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Original Research Article

Correlation of Glu298Asp eNOS Polymorphism with Serum NO Levels in Egyptian Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

 

Sahar Abdel-Maksoud1, Sally Ibrahim1, Feeby Samir1, Khaled Abou-Aisha1 and Mohamed Z Gad1*

1Clinical Biochemistry Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, The German University in Cairo, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3981

 

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Case Study

Oesophageal Carcinoma: An Atypical Presentation – A Case Report

 

S. Shambhu1* and C. M. Cheshire1

1Department of General Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom, England.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3272

 

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Case Study

Iatrogenic Horner’s Syndrome Associated with Branchial Cleft Cyst Surgery

 

Mehmet Demir1*, Erhan Ozdal1, Mahmut Odabasi1 and Efe Can1

1Sisli Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3811

 

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Case Study

Biphasic Pulmonary Blastoma: a Case Report and Literature Review

 

Tanae Sghiri1*, Imane Ouafki1, Amina Mouhtaram1, Youssef Bensouda1, Saber Boutayeb1, Hind Mrabti1 and Hassan Errihani1

1Department of Medical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology Rabat, Morroco.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4095

 

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Review Article

de Novo Radio Frequency Ablation Therapy: Application of Unexplored Electromagnetic Spectral Resources of mm-Wave/THz Band in Clinical Ablation Procedures – A Review

 

Perambur S. Neelakanta1* and Bharti Sharma1

1Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4368

 

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Review Article

Perspectives of Fullerene Derivatives in PDT and Radiotherapy of Cancers

 

Marina A. Orlova1,2*, Tatiana P. Trofimova1,2, Alexey P. Orlov2 and Oleg A. Shatalov2

1Department of Chemistry, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119234, Russian Federation.
2Federal Research Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology FSI, Moscow 117997, Russian Federation.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3453

 

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Original Research Article

Brain Imaging and Overall Survival after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

 

Bihong T. Chen1*, A. Orlando Ortiz2, Andrew Dagis3, Cheryl Torricelli1, Pablo Parker4 and Harry Openshaw5

1Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, City of Hope National Medical Centre, Duarte, CA 91010, USA.
2Department of Radiology, Winthrop-University Hospital, 259 First Street, Mineola, NY 11501, USA.
3Department of Information Science/Biostatistics, City of Hope National Medical Centre, Duarte, CA 91010, USA.
4Department of Hematology, City of Hope National Medical Centre, Duarte, CA 91010, USA.
5Division of Neurology, City of Hope National Medical Centre, Duarte, CA 91010, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4171

 

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Case Study

Three Distinct Episodes of Thumb Felon in a Fur Industry Worker

 

Nikolaos K. Sferopoulos1*

1G. Gennimatas Hospital, 54635, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4176

 

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Original Research Article

Genome-Wide Analysis of DNA Copy Number Changes in Liver Steatosis

 

Félix Royo1, Amaia Zabala2, Nerea Paz3, Francesco Acquadro4, José J. Echevarria5, Iñaki Zabalza6, Juan C. Cigudosa4, José L. Zugaza3,7 and Luis A. Parada8*

1CIC bioGUNE-CIBERehd, Par. Tec. Bizkaia, Derio, Spain.
2CIC bioGUNE, Par. Tec. Bizkaia, Derio, Spain.
3Department of Genetics, Physic Anthropology and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena s/n, 48940 Leioa, Spain.
4Molecular Cytogenetics Group, Spanish Nacional Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain.
5Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Galdakao-Usansolo Hospital, Basque Country, Spain.
6Department of Pathology, Galdakao-Usansolo Hospital, Basque Country, Spain.
7Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, Bizkaia Science and Technology Park, Bg 205, Zamudio, Spain. IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, Spain.
8Institute of Experimental Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, National University of Salta, 4400-Salta, Argentina.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2543

 

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Review Article

Dissecting Biology of Solid Tumour: The Microenvironment and Cancer Progression

 

Maxwell Omabe1 and Odii Benedict Onyekachi2

1Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Division of Chemical Pathology, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Health Science and Technology, Ebony State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
2Cellular Pathology and Molecular Genetics Group, Department of Life Science, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2866

 

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Review Article

ECT as Used in Psychiatry Temporarily Opens the Blood"Brain Barrier: Could This be Used to Better Deliver Chemotherapy for Glioblastoma

 

Richard E. Kast1*, Piotr Lewczuk2, Marc"Eric Halatsch3, Georg Karpel-Massler3, Eric L. Altschuler4 and Tom Bolwig5

1IIAIGC Headquarters, Dean of Studies, 22 Church Street Burlington, VT 05401, USA.
2Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, and Friedrich"Alexander Universität Erlangen"Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany.
3Department of Neurosurgery, University of Ulm School of Medicine, Albert-Einstein-Allee 23, D"89081 Ulm, Germany.
4Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New Jersey Medical School, University Hospital, Newark, NJ, 07103, USA.
5Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4498

 

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Original Research Article

An Alternative Certification Examination ‘ACE’: Can Post Graduate Methods Be Used to Assess Clinical Skills in Medical Under Graduates

 

M. Morris1*, M. Bennett2, M. Hennessy1, K. C. Conlon1,3 and P. F. Ridgway1,3

1Education Division, School of Medicine, University of Dublin, Trinity College. Dublin 2, Ireland.
2Emergency Department, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin 24, Ireland.
3Department of Surgery, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Tallaght Hospital Campus, Dublin 24, Ireland.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4074

 

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Original Research Article

Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data 3 (RAPID3) is a Valid Index for Routine Care in Patients with Osteoarthritis

 

Alfredomaria Lurati1* and Magda Scarpellini1

1Rheumatology Unit, Fornaroli Hospital, Magenta, Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3526

 

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Original Research Article

The State of Anorectal Zone as a Marker of Functional and Organic Gastrointestinal Disorders

 

O. Platonova1*, O. Shadrin1, Yu. Chernienko2, T. Beregovaya3 and A. Kabanov3

1SI “Research Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology”, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2Medical Centre “Eden”, Kyiv, Ukraine.
3National University named after T. Shevchenko, Institute of Biology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3216

 

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Original Research Article

Enhancement of Intestinal Motility and Transit Time in Streptozotozin-Induced Diabetic Rats Treated with Ocimum gratissimum

 

Okon Uduak Akpan1*, Obembe Agona Odeh2, Ita Sunday Otu1 and Osim Eme.E2

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
2Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4241

 

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Health-Related Quality of Life in Assyrian/Syrian and Swedish-Born Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

 

Marina Taloyan1*, Nuha Saleh-Stattin1, Sven-Erik Johansson1,2, Lars Agréus1 and Per Wändell1

1Karolinska Institutet, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Sweden.
2Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne, Lund University, Sweden.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4065

 

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Tissue Biomarkers in the Early Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma among Egyptian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C: A Possible Genetic Profile

 

Hassan El-Garem1, Hanan Abdel- Hafez1*, Ahmed Foaud1, Wafaa Al Akel1, Mohey EldienAtia2, Mona Salah3, Hany Khatteb4, Heba Osman1, Khaled Ragab2 and Naglaa Zayed1

1Endemic Medicine and Hepatology Department Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
2Tropical Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Egypt.
3Clinical Pathology Department,Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
4Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4187

 

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Original Research Article

Dioscorea alata L. Reduces Body Weight by Reducing Food Intake and Fasting Blood Glucose Level

 

Olubobokun Titilope Helen1*, Aluko Esther Olusola1, Iyare Eghosa E2 and Anyaehie Ugochukwu Bond2

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3791

 

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Original Research Article

An Open-Label, Multicenter Post Marketing Study to Assess the Symptomatic Efficacy and Safety of Troxipide [TroxipTM] in the Management of Acid Peptic Disorders in Indian Patients

 

Bhupesh Dewan1* and Deepashri Shah1

1Medical Department, Zuventus Healthcare Ltd., Mumbai, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4310

 

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Original Research Article

Pattern of Rheumatic Fever in Egyptian Children Younger Than 5 Years

 

L. A. Ibrahim1*, A. M. Fattouh1, H. S. Hamza1 and W. A. Attia1

1Pediatric department, Cardiology Division, Cairo University Children Hospital, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4324

 

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Original Research Article

Pattern of Energy Drink Consumption and Associated Adverse Symptoms among University Students

 

Adeyinka Orimoloye1, Lisa Hurlock1, Trevor S. Ferguson2 and Michael G. Lee1*

1Department of Medicine, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica.
2Tropical Metabolic Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4162

 

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Short Communication

Effect of Sitagliptin in Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Absolute Insulin Deficiency: A 48 Weeks Observational Study

 

Eiji Kutoh1,2* and Tadataka Hori1

1Biomedical Center, 1-5-8-613, Komatsugawa, Edogawa,Tokyo, Japan.
2Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gyoda General Hospital, Saitama, Japan.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4295

 

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A Recent Experience in an Egyptian Medical Center: Strategies for the Clinical and Genetic Diagnoses of Nephropathic Cystinosis

 

Mohammad Al-Haggar1*, Anna Taranta2, Paola Bencivenga2, Nermin Ahmad3, Hany Abo Hadid4 and Yahya Wahba1

1Department of Pediatrics, Genetics Unit, Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt.
2Department of Nephrology and Urology, Division of Nephrology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.
3Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt.
4Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology Unit, Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4630

 

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Original Research Article

Seroprevalence of Blood-borne Viral Infections in Post HAART Era at a Tertiary Care Hospital in South India: A Five Year Trend Analysis (2008-2012) and a Comprehensive Review

 

K. V. Ramana1*, G. Sateesh Kumar Reddy1, Sanjeev D. rao1 and Anand Kalaskar1

1Department of Microbiology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Andhrapradesh, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3759

 

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Original Research Article

The Effect of Atorvastatin (Lipitor) on the Duration of Survival of Allogeneic Skin Graft and the Growth of B16F10 Melanoma Cells in Mice

 

Nabil Zeidan1, Fadi El-Rami1, Nayla S. Al-Akl1 and Alexander M. Abdelnoor1*

1Department of Experimental Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3338

 

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Original Research Article

Prognostic Factors for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure – An Extended Evaluation of the SPICE-Study

 

Benjamin Mayer1*, Christian Holubarsch2, Rainer Muche1 and Wilhelm Gaus1

1Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, Ulm University, Schwabstr. 13, 89075 Ulm, Germany.
2Median Clinics Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Herbert-Hellmann-Allee 44, 79189 Bad Krozingen, Germany.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4141

 

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Original Research Article

Genetic, Environmental and Clinical Factors Related to Treatment Failure of Cervical Precancerous Lesions in a Cohort of Brazilian Women

 

Ilce Ferreira da Silva1*, Rosalina Jorge Koifman2, Virgílio Augusto Gomes Parreira3, Angélica Maria de Almeida Santos3 and Sergio Koifman2

1Fernandes Figueiras Institute/Fiocruz, Av. Rui Barbosa, #716, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
2National School of Public Health/Fiocruz,Rua Leopoldo Bulhões, #1480,Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Zip:21041-210, Brazil.
3Brazilian National Cancer Institute, Rua Equador, #831, Santo Cristo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Zip:20220-410, Brazil.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4316

 

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Original Research Article

The Effect of Electrolyte Concentration and Polymer Content on the Rheological Behavior of Magnesium Hydroxide Suspension

 

Eskandar Moghimipour1,2, Somayeh Handali2*, Anayatollah Salimi2 and Maryam Masoum3

1Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.
2Nanotechnology Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.
3Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4491

 

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Original Research Article

The Efficacy of Tramadol Combined with A Donor of NO, Glyceryl Trinitrate (GTN) Mixture on Cytokines, NF-KB Expression and Oxıdative Stress Marker in the Rat Model of Formalin-Induced Inflammation

 

Selda Sen1*, Firuzan Kacar Doger2, Mustafa Ogurlu1, Osman N Aydın3, Zerrin Akcal1, Serdar Sen4 and Aslıhan Karul5

1Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department, Adnan Menderes University, Medical Faculty, Aydın, Turkey.
2Pathology Department, Adnan Menderes University, Medical Faculty, Aydın, Turkey.
3Anesthesiology and Reanimation /Algology Department, Adnan Menderes University, Medical Faculty, Aydın, Turkey.
4Thoracic surgery Department, Adnan Menderes University, Medical Faculty, Aydın, Turkey.
5Biochemistry Department, Adnan Menderes University, Medical Faculty, Aydın, Turkey.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4410

 

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Case Study

Gliomatosis Cerebri Type 1 Mimicking an Ischemic Stroke and Progressing to a Type 2: a Case Study and Literature Review

 

Siegfried Hélage1*, Samir Benadjaoud1, Jérôme Hodel1, Sophie Gerber1 and Marc Zins1

1Department of Radiology, Hôpital Saint-Joseph, Paris, France.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3935

 

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Case Study

Listeria Meningitis After Infliximab in Ulcerative Colitis: Does the Risk of Treatment Outweigh the Benefit

 

Iyad A Issa1* and Ali Eid1

1Division of Gastroenterology, Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4691

 

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Short Communication

Association between ABO Blood Type and Cervical Dysplasia/Carcinoma in Jamaican Women

 

Angel Justiz Vaillant1*, Patience Bazuaye2, Norma McFarlane-Anderson2, Monica P Smikle3, Horace Fletcher4 and Patrick E. Akpaka1

1Department of Para-clinical Sciences. University of the West Indies. Trinidad and Tobago.
2Deparment of Basic Medical Sciences. University of the West Indies. Jamaica.
3Department of Microbiology. University of the West Indies, Mona campus, Jamaica.
4Faculty of Medical Sciences. University of the West Indies, Mona campus, Jamaica.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4156

 

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Original Research Article

Effect of Primary Tumour Resection on Patients Survival in Stage IV Breast Cancer

 

Timucin Erol1, Ersin Gurkan Dumlu2* and Atac Baykal3

1Turkish Religious Foundation Private 29, Mayis Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
2Department of General Surgery, Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
3Department of General Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4726

 

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Original Research Article

Changes in Some Testicular Biometric Parameters and Testicular Function in Cadmium Chloride Administered Wistar Rats

 

E. I. Ekhoye1*, E. K. Nwangwa1 and C. P. Aloamaka1

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Science, College of Health Science, Delta State University, P.M.B 001, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2821

 

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Original Research Article

The Use of Unconventional Substances and Tools in Narghile Smoking; a Pilot Study in Jordan

 

Najla S. Dar-Odeh1*, Mohammad M. Beyari2, Mariam Al-Abdalla1, Mohammad H. Al-Shayab1, Wakas S. Abdulrazzaq3, Shadi Jarar1, Malek Al-Issa1 and Osama A. Abu-Hammad4

1Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
2Faculty of Dentistry, Umm-Alqura University, Makkah, KSA.
3Intern, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan.
4Faculty of Dentistry, Taibah University, Al Madina, KSA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4718

 

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Original Research Article

Nodding Syndrome (NS) in Northern Uganda: A Probable Metabolic Disorder

 

David Lagoro Kitara1*, Amos Deogratius Mwaka2, Denis Arony Anywar3, Gilbert Uwonda3, Bernard Abwang4 and Edward Kigonya4

1Department of Surgery, Gulu University, Faculty of Medicine, P.0. Box166, Gulu, Uganda.
2Department of Internal Medicine, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Medical School, P.0. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.
3Department of Biochemistry and Biostatistics, Gulu University, P.0. Box 166, Gulu, Uganda.
4Uganda Ministry of Health, Headquarters, P.0. Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4357

 

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Original Research Article

KRAS Mutation is a Local Tumour Event and Not a Field Change in Pancreatobiliary Tumours

 

M. D. Chandrasegaram1*, D. Y. Chen1, C. P. Tan1, E. L. Neo1, P. M. Dolan1, J. W. Chen1, M. E. Brooke-Smith1, G. Cheetham2, A. Ruszkiewicz3 and C. S. Worthley1

1Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgery Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia.
2Department of Molecular Pathology,SA Pathology (Royal Adelaide Hospital site), Adelaide, Australia.
3Department of Tissue Pathology, SA Pathology (Royal Adelaide Hospital site), Adelaide, Australia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4604

 

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Original Research Article

Evolutionary Trends for Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment Using DOTS in Sierra Leone: 1992-2010 Database Study

 

Jia Bainga Kangbai1 and Mohamed Koroma2,3*

1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Community Health Sciences, Njala University, Sierra Leone.
2Department of Community Health and Clinical Sciences, School of Community Health Sciences, Njala University, Sierra Leone.
3Germany Leprosy Relief Association, Sierra Leone.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4057

 

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Case Study

Epidermoid Cyst: Case Report of an Unusual Location

 

Umberto Romeo1, Gaspare Palaia1*, Rossella Lo Giudice1, Gianluca Tenore1, Alessandro Del Vecchio1 and Antonella Polimeni1

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences “Sapienza”, University of Rome, via Caserta 6, Rome, Italy.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4122

 

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Original Research Article

Effect of Birth Weight and Mode of Feeding During Early Infancy on Clinical Indicators of Obesity and Lipid Profile in Adulthood

 

A. P. Kengne Nouemsi1*, D. Kuaté1, G. B. Azantsa Kingue2, J. Tchinda Nkougni2, J. L. Ngondi2 and Oben Julius2

1Department of Biochemistry, Laboratory of Biochemistry, Medicinal Plants, Food Sciences and Nutrition, University of Dschang,PO Box 67 Dschang, Cameroon.
2Department of Biochemistry, Laboratory of food Sciences and Metabolism, University of Yaounde I PO Box 812 Yaounde, Cameroon.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/2999

 

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Original Research Article

Behavioral Patterns and Expression of Genes Coding Serotonin Receptors in Rats with Ultrasound Induced Depression

 

A. Y. Morozova1*, E.A. Zubkov1, Z. I. Storozheva3,1, P. A. Koshkin2, I. I. Shepeleva2, Z. I. Kekelidze1 and V. P. Chekhonin1,2

1Department of Basic and Applied Neurobiology, VP Serbsky National Recearh Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry, 119991, Kropotkinsky Lane 23, Moscow, Russia.
2The Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov, Department of Medical Nanobiotechnology, Moscow, Russia.
3Research Institute of Normal Physiology.Anokhin RAMS, Laboratory of Functional Neurochemistry, Moscow, Russia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4994

 

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Original Research Article

Body Mass Index, Blood Pressure and Hypertension Subtypes among Untreated Hypertensive Cameroonians

 

Boris G. K. Azantsa1,3*, Raïssa F. Ntentié2,3, Mary-ann A. Mbong3, Anne-pascale N. Kengne3,4, Dieudonné Kuaté3,4, William Dakam5,3, Huguette C. M. Yangoua3, Laure J. Ngondi3 and Julius Oben3

1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of science, University of Buea, P.O. Box. 63, Buea, Cameroon.
2High Teacher Training College, University of Maroua, Cameroon.
3Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon.
4Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of science, University of Dschang, Cameroon.
5Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Science, University of Douala, Cameroon.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4685

 

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Original Research Article

Evaluation of a Difficult Airway Educational Intervention on Residents’ Performance of Endotracheal Intubation in the Emergency Department

 

Jennifer L. Avegno1, John F. Engle1, Leann Myers2 and Lisa Moreno-Walton1*

1Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans- Section of Emergency Medicine, USA.
2Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/3001

 

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Original Research Article

In vitro Antioxidant/ Radical Scavenging Activities and Hepatoprotective Roles of Ethanolic Extract of Cassia occidentalis Leaves in Sodium Arsenite-Treated Male Wistar Rats

 

Michael A. Gbadegesin1* and Oyeronke A. Odunola1

1Cancer Research and Molecular Biology Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4356

 

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Case Study

A Possible Effect of Concentrated Oolong Tea Causing Transient Ischemic Attack-Like Symptoms

 

John W. Layher Jr.1, Jon S. Poling2, Mayumi Ishihara3, Parastoo Azadi3, Gerardo Alvarez-Manilla4 and David Puett5,6*

1Oconee Heart and Vascular Center, St. Mary`s Health Care System, Inc., Athens, GA 30606, USA.
2Athens Neurological Associates, Athens, GA 30606, USA.
3Division of Analytical Services, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA.
4Bioanalytical Lab, Pharmaceutical Product Development, Richmond, VA 23230, USA.
5Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA.
6Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4703

 

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Original Research Article

Demographic Characteristics and Dietary Pattern of the Elderly in Ondo State, Nigeria

 

I. O. Olayiwola1*, C. A. Olarewaju1, D. A. Adelekan1 and M. Arigbede1

1Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4111

 

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Original Research Article

Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Procalcitonin in Tuberculosis Patients

 

K. Rohini1*, Surekha Bhat2, P. S. Srikumar3 and A. Mahesh Kumar4

1Unit of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.
2Former Head in Foundation Science, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia.
3Unit of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.
4Pulmonologist, Madras Medical Mission Hospital, Chennai, India.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4413

 

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Original Research Article

Seroprevalence of Anti-HIV Antibodies in Women with Abnormal Pap Smears in Jamaica

 

Angel A. Justiz Vaillant1*, Patience E. Bazuaye2, Norma McFarlane-Anderson2, Monica P. Smikle3, Horace Fletcher4, Patrick E. Akpaka1 and Chalapathi Rao1

1Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, The University of the West Indies. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
2Department of Basic Medical Sciences. The University of the West Indies. Mona campus. Jamaica.
3Department of Microbiology, The University of the West Indies, Mona campus, Jamaica.
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4538

 

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Original Research Article

Two Eggs per Day Increase Plasma Lutein and Zeaxanthin in a Pediatric Population Characterized by Low Intake of Fruits and Vegetables

 

Martha Nydia Ballesteros2, Rosa M Cabrera2, Socorro Saucedo2 and Maria Luz Fernandez1*

1Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA.
2Centre for Food and Development, Hermosillo, Sonora, México.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4702

 

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Original Research Article

Comparative Study of Effect of Honey on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in Healthy Male and Female Subjects

 

Aluko Esther Olusola1*, Olubobokun Titilope Helen1, I. Bassey Enobong2 and Atang Dara Ezekiel1

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
2Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4152

 

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Study Protocols

Study Protocol

 

Text Message Intervention to Reduce Repeat Self-harm in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department-A Study Protocol

 

Vincent I. O. Agyapong1*, Ruth Buckmaster2, Patricia Mc Keever3, Jennifer W. O'Raghallaigh4, Patricia Houlihan5 and Siobhan MacHale4

1Department of Psychiatry, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
2Department of Psychology, University College Dublin, Ireland.
3Stepping Stone Accommodation Ltd., Fumbally Exchange, Fumbally Lane, Dublin, Ireland.
4Department of Psychiatry, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
5Emergency Department, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/5242

 

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Original Research Article

Correlation of FXIII Val34Leu Polymorphism with Decreased Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Egypt

 

Hatem Al-Kordy A. Amin1*, Mohamed I. Kotb-El-Sayed1, Abdullah A. Hashish3, Faten M. Mohamed2, Hanaa F. Abdel Aziz3 and Ola F. Leheta3,4

1Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Helwan University, Ain Helwan, Helwan P.O. Box 11790, Cairo, Egypt.
2Physiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.
3Clinical Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University Hospital, Suez Canal University Ismailia, Egypt.
4College of Medicine, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4730

 

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Original Research Article

Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation versus Acupressure on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting after Abdominal Hysterectomy

 

Asmaa M. El-Bandrawy1*, Hala M. Emara1 and Hassan O. Ghareeb2

1Departement of Physical Therapy for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.
2Faculty of Medicine, Departement of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4005

 

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Original Research Article

Outcomes of Patients with Unfavorable Prostate Cancer Treated with High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiotherapy

 

Antonio Cassio Assis Pellizzon1,2,3* and Ricardo Cesar Fogaroli1,2

1Radiation Oncology Department – Hospital AC Camargo, São Paulo, Brazil.
2Radiation Oncology Service - Instituto Arnaldo Viera de Carvalho, São Paulo, Brazil.
3Radiation Oncology Department and Prostate Institute, Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4892

 

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Original Research Article

Evaluation of Serum and Salivary IgG in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

T. J. Lasisi1*, A. Abdus-Salam2, O. A. Lasisi3 and E. E. U. Akang4

1Departments of Physiology & Oral Pathology, University of Ibadan, PMB 5017, Ibadan, Nigeria.
2Departments of Radiotherapy, University of Ibadan/University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria.
3Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ibadan/University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria.
4Departments of Pathology, University of Ibadan/University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4068

 

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Original Research Article

Accuracy of Risk Assessment Tool in Predicting Pneumonia’s Outcome among Egyptian Children: Hospital Based Study

 

Hanan Mosleh1*and John Rene Labib2

1Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
2Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4965

 

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Original Research Article

Entrance Surface Dose from Pediatric Diagnostic X-ray Examinations in a Developing World Setting: Are We ‘ALARA Principle’ Compliant?

 

Atalabi Omolola M.1, Akinlade BidemiI.2, Adekanmi Ademola J.1 and Samuel Olutayo A1

1Department of Radiology, College of Medicine/University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
2Department of Radiation Oncology, College of Medicine/University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/4119

 

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Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Occurring During Chemo-Radiotherapy in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma – A Case Report from Saudi Arabia

 

Khalid Riaz1, Muhammad M Fareed1*, Muhammad Shuja1, Farhan Khalid1, Mutahir Tunio1, Rashad Akasha1 and Abdullah Al Amro1

1Department of Radiation Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2299-2305    Article Metrics

 

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/5445

 

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Crude Aloe vera gel Reverses Polyphagia, Polydipsia, Hyperglycemia and Increases Body Weight in Alloxan - Induced Diabetic Rats

 

Nna Victor Udo1*, Akpan Ubom Paul2, Ofem Effiong Ofem1 and Osim Eme Effiom1

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
2Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2306-2316    Article Metrics

 

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/5406

 

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Original Research Article

Treatment of Pityriasis Versicolor. A Comparative Study of Topical 4% Potassium Hydroxide Solution Versus 1% Clotrimazole Solution

 

Hayder R. Al_Hamamy1, Husam Ali Salman1* and Ehsan J. Atiya2

1Department of Dermatology and Venereolgy, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad. Baghdad, Iraq.
2Department of Dermatology & Venereology, Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Medical City. Baghdad, Iraq.

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2317-2324    Article Metrics

 

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/5636

 

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Original Research Article

Comparison of Two Commercial Screening Kits for Detection of Anti-HCV Antibody among Adult Patients in Osogbo, Nigeria

 

M. A. Muhibi1*, V. O. Mabayoje1,2, O. Y. Aborisade1, P. S. Mabayoje3, C. A. Akinleye4 and A. O. Hassan5

1Haematology Department, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria.
2Department of Haematology, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria.
3Shell Medical, Warri, Ogunu , Delta State, Nigeria.
4Community Medicine Department, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria.
5Microbiology Department, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria.

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2325-2330    Article Metrics

 

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2013/5518

 

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