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2014 - Volume 4 [Issue 2 (11-20 January)]

Contents

Review Article

Distinct Genetic Backgrounds in Quantitative Traits Preceding Type 2 Diabetes: One Reason for Missing Heritability

 

Piers R. Blackett1* and Dharambir K. Sanghera2**

1Department of Pediatrics, 1200 Children’s Ave, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA.
2Department of Pediatrics, 940 Stanton Young Blvd, D317 BMSB, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Jimmy T. Efird, Department of Public Health Director of Epidemiology and Outcomes Research East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Patimah Ismail, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

(3) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2282

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 590-620

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5155

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Review Article

A Review of Solasodine Rhamnosides Therapy for In-Situ Squamous Cell Carcinoma on the Penis

 

Bill E. Cham1*

1Australasian Medical Research, Devil’s Point Road, Republic of Vanuatu.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Jimmy T. Efird, Department of Public Health, Director of Epidemiology and Outcomes Research East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

(2) Anonymous

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

(4) Guadalupe González Ochoa, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico.

(5) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2283

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 621-631

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/4677

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Review Article

Potential Mechanisms Underlying the Facilitation of Fear Memory Extinction by Cotinine

 

Valentina Echeverria1,2,3* and Alex Iarkov1

1Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines Florida 33744, USA.
2Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA.
3Department of Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33647, USA.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) E. Umit Bagriacik, Immunology Research Center, Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology Besevler, 06560 Ankara-Turkey.

Reviewers:

(1) Sushil Jha, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.

(2) Andrew Chih-Wei Huang, Fo Guang University, Taiwan.

(3) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2284

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 632-648

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5219

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Original-research-article

Does the Osteoporosis Dose of Denosumab Really Cause Clinically Significant Hypocalcaemia in CKD 4 and 5

 

Petko Ivanov1*

1Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot street, Liverpool, L7 8XP, UK.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Philippe E. Spiess, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Office 12538, Tampa, FL 33612, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Sheng-hui Wu, Vanderbilt University, USA.

(2) Anonymous

(3)Paolo Brunamonti Binello, University of Genova, Italy.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2285

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 649-659

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6300

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Original-research-article

Roles of CD5+, CD19+, CD41a+, CD55+ and CD59+ in Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

 

Fatma Kaya1, Ilhami Berber2*, Mehmet Ali Erkurt2, Ismet Aydogdu3 and Ismail Reisli4

1Department of Internal Medicine, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Turkey.
2Department of Hematology, Inonu University Medical Faculty, Turkey.
3Department of Hematology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Turkey.
4Department of Pediatric Immunology, Selcuk University, Meram Medical Faculty, Turkey.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Giuseppe Derosa, University of Pavia, Italy.

(2) Chan-Min Liu, School of Life Science, Xuzhou Normal University, PR China.

(3) Anonymous

Reviewers:

(1) Trine Mogensen, Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, Denmark.

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

(4) Anonymous

(5) Anonymous

(6) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2286

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 660-670

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5325

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Original-research-article

Automatic Extraction of the Aorta and the Measurement of Its Diameter

 

Nobuhiko Mukai1*, Yoshihiro Tatefuku1, Youngha Chang2, Kiyomi Niki1 and Shuichiro Takanashi3

1Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo City University, Tokyo, Japan.
2Knowledge Engineering, Tokyo City University, Tokyo, Japan.
3Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, Japan.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Gaetano SantulliColumbia University Medical Center 10032, Manhattan, New York, USA.

(2) Chryssoula Staikou, Assistant Professor in Anaesthesiology Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and Department of Anaesthesia, Aretaieio Hospital, Athens, Greece. Working Address: Aretaieio University Hospital, 76 Vass Sophias, 11528, Athens, Greece.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

(4) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2287

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 671-682

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5050

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Original-research-article

Mild Hypothermia Attenuates the Excitatory Amino Acids Overflow and Diminishes the Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity during Reperfusion after Asphyxial Cardiac Arrest in Rats

 

S. Hachimi-Idrissi1,3*, T. Zgavc2, I. Smolders2, S. Sarre2, L. Huyghens3 and Y. Michotte2

1Emergency Department and Cerebral Resuscitation Research Group of the Ghent University, De Pintelaan, 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Analysis, “Vrije Universiteit Brussel”, Laarbeeklaan, 103, B-1090, Brussels, Belgium.
3Critical Care Department, and Cerebral resuscitation Research Group of the “Vrije Universiteit Brussel”, Laarbeeklaan 103, B-1090, Brussels, Belgium.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) C. Fourtounas, Department of Nephrology, Patras University Hospital, Rio- Patras 26500, Greece.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Midori A. Yenari, University of California, USA.

(3) Ryszard M. Pluta, NINDS, USA.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2288

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 683-698

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/3399

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Original-research-article

Women Attending Hospital in Malawi for Miscarriage: A Qualitative Study of Perceptions of Miscarriage

 

Suzanna Lake1*, Harriet Rhodes1, Susannah Waite1, Caroline Fox2, David Lissauer2, Bonus Makanani3, Jonathan Ives4 and Christine MacArthur4

1University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B152TT, England.
2School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England.
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Blantyre, Malawi.
4School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Salomone Di Saverio, Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Esperanza Diaz, University of Bergen, Norway.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2289

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 699-710

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6402

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Original-research-article

Diagnostic Scores for Appendicitis: A Systematic Review of Scores’ Performance

 

Chumpon Wilasrusmee1,3, Thunyarat Anothaisintawee2,3, Napaphat Poprom1, Mark McEvoy4, John Attia4 and Ammarin Thakkinstian3*

1Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
3Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
4Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle, NSW, UK.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Masahiro Hasegawa, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu City, Mie, 514-8507, Japan.

Reviewers:

(1) Michael D. Klein, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, USA.

(2) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2290

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 711-730

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5255

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Original-research-article

Comparative Effects of Garcinia kola and Coffee Diets on Learning and Memory in Mice

 

A. U. Nmaju1, S. A. Bisong2*, A. A. Nwankwo1, I. E. Joshua2 and E. E. Osim2

1Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Abia State University Uturu, Nigeria.
2Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Salomone Di Saverio, Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Anonymous

(3) D. Suresh Kumar, India.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2291

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 731-746

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5352

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Original-research-article

Pattern of Aeroallergen Sensitization in Atopic Dermatitis Patients at University Clinic in Jeddah-Saudi

 

Amal A Kokandi1*

1Rabegh College of Medicine, King AbdulAziz University, Saudi Arab.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) E. Umit Bagriacik, Immunology Research Center, Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology Besevler, 06560 Ankara-Turkey.

(2) Pasquapina Ciarmela, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Ben C. L. Chan, Institute of Chinese Medicine, Chinese University of Hong, China.

(2) P. C. Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2292

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 747-754

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5903

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Original-research-article

Microsatellite Instability within the CD30 Gene Promoter Distinguishes between Normal and Neoplastic Cells in Lymphoma

 

Alexander J. Rea1,2, Maria Franchina1, Dominic V Spagnolo3,4, Daniela Ulgiati1 and Lawrence J. Abraham1,2*

1School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia.
2Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease, University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia.
3School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.
4Path West Laboratory Medicine WA, Perth, Australia.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Pasquapina Ciarmela, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy.

(2) Salomone Di Saverio, Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Ann Mohrbacher, University of Southern California, USA.

(3) Anonymous

(4) Raquel Athayde Kriedt, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

(5) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2293

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 755-765

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6420

Review History


Original-research-article

Relationship between Glycated Haemoglobin, Fasting Plasma Glucose, Packed Cell Volume and Albumin Creatinine Ratio in Diabetic Patients in South-South Nigeria

 

C. L. Sakpa1 and J. O. Idemudia2*

1Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
2Department of Chemical Pathology, college of Medicine, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Gaetano Santulli, Columbia University Medical Center 10032, Manhattan, New York, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Nadeem A. Kizilbash, Northern Border University, Saudi Arabia.

(2) Ng Zhi Xiang, University of Malaya, Malaysia and MAHSA University, Malaysia.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2294

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 766-775

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/4713

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Original-research-article

Evaluation of Commercial Rapid Diagnostic Test Kit for Tuberculosis: Further Evidence Supporting Negative Policy on the Use of Serological Tests for Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnosis in Developing Countries

 

Ameh James1*, Kingsley Ochei1,2, Nnamdi Emenyonu3, Saffiatou Darboe4 and Lovett Lawson3

1Family Health International 360 Plot 1073-A1, J.S. Tarka Street, Area 3, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
2General Hospital, Wuse, Abuja, Nigeria.
3Zankli Medical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.
4Medical Research Council Unit, Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara, Gambia.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Nurhan Cucer, Erciyes University, Medical Biology Department, Turkey.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2295

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 776-784

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5802

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Original-research-article

Treatment Non-Compliance of Psychiatric Patients and Associated Factors: Are Patients Satisfied from Their Psychiatrist?

 

Iram T. Kassis1, Suhaila Ghuloum1,2, Hanan Mousa1 and Abdulbari Bener2,3,4*

1Department of Psychiatry, Rumeilah Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.
2Department Psychiatry and Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar.
3Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.
4Department of Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Paulo Ricardo Gazzola Zen, Medical Genetics, Departament of Clinical Medicine Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), RS, Brazil.

(2) Salomone Di Saverio, Emergency Surgery Unit, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous

(2) Anonymous

(3) Anonymous

(4) Anonymous

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/2296

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 785-796

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6127

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