Apr 28, 2017

Annals of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

Hospital Malnutrition in Pediatric Patients: A Review

Abstract: Malnutrition is common in pediatric inpatients, and nutritional status often deteriorates in the hospital. Although the prevalence of hospital malnutrition is high, this condition is ignored and consequently, not treated. The first step to...

Apr 28, 2017

Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

The Impact of Eye Loss and Prosthetic Eye Wear on Recreational, Occupational and Social Areas of Functioning

Abstract: Two hundred and seventeen anophthalmic patients who had worn a prosthetic eye for at least two years and were older than 16 years responded to an invitation to complete an anonymous questionnaire. Descriptive and...

Apr 28, 2017

Austin Journal of Radiology

CBCT: An Effective Tool in Endodontics

Abstract: An appropriate identification of root canal plays an important role in successful endodontic diagnosis and treatment. 2-dimensional radiographs have limited scope in the identification of canals in...

Apr 28, 2017

Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Neuroprotection at a Retinal Synapse: A Novel Role for Starburst Amacrine Cells

Abstract: Neuroprotection refers to measures that prevent loss of neurons and/or function associated with age, trauma or disease [1]. The neurotransmitter, Acetylcholine (ACh), has been reported...

Apr 28, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Medicine

Restless Legs Syndrome as an Atypical Case of PANDAS?

Abstract: Background: Restless legs syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease or Wittmaack-Ekbom syndrome, is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to move the body to stop uncomfortable or odd sensations....

Apr 28, 2017

Austin Surgery Case Reports

Isolated Perforation of Ascending Colon Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Case Report with Review of Literature

Abstract: Introduction: Large bowel perforations are rare but are associated with high morbidity and mortality. The common causes for large bowel perforation are colon carcinoma and diverticulosis. Mortality and morbidity is related to...

Apr 28, 2017

Austin Aging Research

Nanotechnology-Based Polyphenol Delivery: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy for the Treatment of Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disorder

Abstract: Age is the major risk factor for the development and progression of Neurodegenerative Diseases (ND). The extension of lifespan is considered a leading cause of the increase in ND prevalence, especially in developing...

Apr 28, 2017

Journal of Dental Applications

Non-Syndromic Multiple Supernumerary Teeth in a Child: A Rare Case Report

Abstract: Supernumerary teeth are defined in the literature as an increase in the number of teeth in a normal given individual relative to first dentition or permanent dentition. Multiple supernumerary teeth are present in cleidocranial...

Apr 28, 2017

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Akinetic Mutism due to Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Pregnancy

Abstract: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinical entity diagnosed with characteristic clinical and radiological findings, which typically resolves with treatment. The prevalence of PRES in pregnancy is not clearly...

Apr 28, 2017

Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Time Heals: An Investigation into How Anophthalmic Patients Feel about Eye Loss and Wearing a Prosthetic Eye

Abstract: An anonymous questionnaire was completed by 217 anophthalmic patients who had worn a prosthetic eye for at least two years and were older than 16 years. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to investigate...

Apr 28, 2017

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Riga-Fede Disease (Dentitia Praecox): Report of Two Cases with Literature Review

Abstract: The term Riga-Fede disease has been used to describe chronic traumatic ulceration that occurs on the ventral surface of the tongue by natal and neonatal teeth in infants. In order to be termed as Riga-Fede disease, this lesion should...

Apr 28, 2017

Journal of Family Medicine

Effects of Long-Term Walking on Baropodometric Parameters and Manual Muscle Strength

Abstract: Longitudinal study that assessed 25 male participants. Five assessments were made: baseline 20 days before the event (A0) and the remainder (A1, A2, A3 and A4) during the walk at the end of each day. For the...

Apr 28, 2017

Journal of Schizophrenia Research

The Dyadic Complexity of Stressor-Related Disorders in Patients with Schizophrenia and their Caregivers

Abstract: Stress impact in patients with schizophrenia is decisive on their well-being; however, there is not much evidence of the more complex aspects about the interaction with the caregivers, about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder symptoms...

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