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2014 - Volume 4 [Issue 13 (01-10 May)]

Contents

Original-research-article

Mild-Tourniquet Induced Ischaemia-reperfusion Injury Results in Changes to Haematological, Haemostatic and Inflammatory Parameters

 

Rebecca J. Edge1,2*, Peter Ella-Tongwiis1, Robert C. Coleman1 and Stephen F. Hughes1

1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chester, UK.
2Manufacturing, Science and Technology Department, Astra Zeneca, Speke, UK.

 

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) Yusuf Kenan Coban, Inonu University Medical faculty, Turkey.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3610

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2470-2482

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/8387

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Original-research-article

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among 16-21 Years Urban Cameroonian Using NCEP ATPIII and IDF Criteria

 

M. C. Ngo-Song1, B. G. AzantsaKingue1,2, P. C. Fouejeu-Wamba1, P. J. Abega-Ebene1, J. L. Ngondi1* and J. E. Oben1

1Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Po Box 8418, University of Yaoundé 1, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
2Biotechnology Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, P.O: 63 Buea, Cameroon.

 

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) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Joan-Josep Cabré, University Rovira i Virgili. Spain.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3615

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2483-2493

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/5747

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Original-research-article

Association of MMP 9-1562 C/T Single Nucleotide Polymorphism with the Susceptibility to Lung Cancer Disease in South Iranian Population

 

Mohammad Jafari1, Aliyar Pirouzi1, Mehdi Mohsenzadeh1, Ali Asghar Kusari1 and Samaneh Hajihosseini2*

1Cellular and Molecular Gerash Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
2Genetic Division, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Isfahan University, Isfahan, I.R, Iran.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Venkateswara Rao Gogineni, Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Peoria, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3616

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2494-2502

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6795

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Original-research-article

High Frequency of Non-B Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Subtype Specific Mutations at the Protease Gene among Treatment-naive HIV-1 Infected Individuals in Jos, Nigeria

 

Joseph A. Anejo-Okopi1*, Harris Onywera2, Augustine O. Ebonyi1,3, Oche O. Agbaji1,4, Patricia A. Agaba1,5, Ameh James6, Kennedy Were2, Newton Otecko2, Preston Owiti2, Samson E. Isa1,4, Solomon A. Sagay1,7, Stephen Oguche1,3, David E. Jatau8, Steve O. Olonitola8, Lohya Nimzing1,9 and John A. Idoko4,10

1AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria Department, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria.
2HIV-research Laboratory, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya.
3Department of Pediatrics, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.
4Department Medicine, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.
5Department Family Medicine, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.
6Medical Research Council Unit, Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia.
7Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.
8Department of Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello Universit,y Zaria, Nigeria.
9Department of Medical Laboratory Science, University of Jos, Nigeria.
10Director General, National Agency for Control of AIDS, Abuja, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Marianna Mazza, Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

(2) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Julius Nwobegahay, Yaounde Military Hospital, Cameroon.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3719

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2503-2516

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7449

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Original-research-article

Characteristics of a Transcultural Ethical Framework for Cross-border Reproductive Tourism: Insights from Existing Studies

 

Raywat Deonandan1* and Sarah Taber1

1Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Daniel Laubitz, Steele Children's Research Center, Dept. of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3738

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2517-2525

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7394

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Original-research-article

Association between Anthropometric Indices, Plasma Insulin, Lipids and Lipoproteins in Overweight and Obese Nigerians

 

M. O. Ebesunun1*, A. O. Akinade2 and O. O. Oduwole3

1Department of Chemical Pathology and Immunology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Nigeria.
2Department of Chemical Pathology University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria.
3Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London, UK.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) William Ebomoyi, Department of Health Studies, College of Health Sciences, Chicago State University, USA.

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

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Roger Sodjinou, University of Montreal, Canada.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3739

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2526-2535

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7075

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Original-research-article

Factors Associated with a Low CD4 Count among HIV-1 Infected Patients at Enrolment into HAART in Jos, Nigeria

 

Augustine O. Ebonyi1,2*, Oche O. Agbaji1,3, Joseph A. Anejo-Okopi1, Stephen Oguche1,2, Patricia A. Agaba1,4, Solomon A. Sagay1,5 and Prosper Okonkwo6

1AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN), Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria.
2Department of Paediatrics, University of Jos/ Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria.
3Department of Medicine, University of Jos/ Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos. Nigeria.
4Department of Family Medicine, University of Jos/ Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria.
5Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Jos/ Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria.
6AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN), Abuja, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Philippe E. Spiess, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Huldah Ijeoma Nwokeukwu, Nigeria.

(2) Agnieszka Kałwa, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Poland.

(3) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3740

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2536-2545

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/8469

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Original-research-article

An Evaluation of QuantiFERON-TB Gold in-Tube and Immunological Tests for TB Diagnosis in Iraqi Patients

 

Mohemid M. Al-Jebouri1* and Nuha M. Wahid2

1Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Tikrit, Tikrit, Iraq
2Kerkuk Teaching Hospital, Kerkuk, Iraq.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) E. Umit Bagriacik, Department of Immunology, Gazi University, Turkey.

Reviewers:

(1) Akan Out, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.

(2) Dibyajyoti Banerjee, India.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Anonymous.

(5) Anonymous.

(6) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3741

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2546-2554

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7832

Review History


Original-research-article

Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Possible Protective Role of Grape Seed Extract Proanthocyanidins

 

Sahar A. El-Dakroory1, Rasha El-Ashry2, Abeer Mesbah3 and Reham M. El-Farahaty3*

1Department of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Mansoura University, Egypt.
2Department of Pediatric Oncology, Mansoura University, Egypt.
3Department of Clinical Pathology, Mansoura University, Egypt.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Gaetano Santulli, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY, USA.

(2) Oswin Grollmuss, Heart Center Marie Lannelongue, Faculty of Medicine, University Paris XI, France.

(3) Philippe E. Spiess, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Shaoling wu, The Affiliated Hospital of medical Colleg,Qingdao University, China.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3758

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2555-2567

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6088

Review History


Review Article

Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction in the Initiation and Propagation of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

 

Sofia Zyga1*, Colin A Hutchison2, Stephanie Stringer3, Andrea Paola Rojas Gil4, Georgia Christopoulou5, Paraskevi Giata5 and Maria Malliarou5

1Nursing Department, University of Peloponnese, Greece.
2 Renal Institutes of Birmingham, University of Birmingham and University Hospital Birmingham, UK.
3Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Birmingham, UK.
4Biology and Biochemistry, Nursing Department, University of Peloponnese, Greece.
5Nursing Department, Technological Institution of Larisa, Greece.

 

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) Ivano Baragetti, Bassini Hospital, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3765

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2568-2580

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6823

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Original-research-article

Refractive Errors and Spectacle Use Behavior among Medical Students in a Nigerian Medical School

 

Emmanuel Olu Megbelayin1*, Uduak Edet Asana2, Dennis George Nkanga2, Roseline Ekanem Duke2, Affiong Andem Ibanga2, Bassey Archibong Etim2 and Sunday Nnamdi Okonkwo2

1Department of Ophthalmology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria.
2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross-River State, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Anonymous.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

(3) Prasunpriya Nayak, NRI Medical College& General Hospital, India.

(4) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3766

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2581-2589

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7518

Review History


Original-research-article

Excess Lifetime Cancer Risk due to Gamma Radiation in and Around Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company in Niger Delta, Nigeria

 

H. U. Emelue1*, N. N. Jibiri2 and B. C. Eke3

1Department of Physics, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, P. M. B. 1033, Owerri, Nigeria.
2Department of Physics, University of Ibadan, P. M. B. 16, Ibadan, Nigeria
3Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 1526, Owerri, Nigeria.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

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

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3767

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2590-2598

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7180

Review History


Original-research-article

Patient Delay in Accessing Breast Cancer Care in a Sub Saharan African Country: Uganda

 

Moses Galukande1*, Florence Mirembe2 and Henry Wabinga3

1Moses Galukande, Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda.
2Florence Mirembe, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda.
3Henry Wabinga, Department of Histopathology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Jia Xu, University of Texas-M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, USA.

Reviewers:

(1) Gloria Barone, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Italy.

(2) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3768

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2599-2610

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/7293

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Original-research-article

Hepatic Antioxidant Effect of Paroxetine in Rats Exposed to Chronic Restraint Model

 

Sahar Mohamed Kamal1*

1Pharmacology department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams university, Cairo, Egypt.

 

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) Leandro da Costa Lane Valiengo, Institute of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

(2) Yasuhiro Kaneda, Japan.

(3) Alexadre R. M. Schier, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil.

(4) Anonymous.

(5) Anonymous.

(6) Sílvia Fernanda Cal, Brasil.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3779

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2611-2620

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/8559

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Case Study

Gastrointestinal Pain Suspected a Stressor Leading to the Onset of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Case Report

 

Roshni Shah1*, William Azkoul1, Daniel Cole1, Mourad David1 and Shukri David1

1Providence Heart Institute, 16001 W. 9 Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48075. USA.

 

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) E. Umit Bagriacik, Department of Immunology, Gazi University, Turkey.

Reviewers:

(1) Anonymous.

(2) Nilda Espinola Zavaleta, Mexico.

(3) Anonymous.

(4) Anonymous.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/3780

 

[Abstract]    Full Article - PDF    Page 2621-2626

DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2014/6616

Review History

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