Apr 12, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Case Reports

Fecaloma Resulting in Bowel Obstruction and Death: Case Report and Review of Literature

Abstract: Fecaloma is a mass of accumulated fecal matter being impacted most commonly in the sigmoid colon and rectum. It is usually seen in patients with chronic constipation, Chagus disease, and psychiatric illness. Patient's presents.....

Apr 12, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Case Reports

Acute Pancreatitis: A Complication of Jejunostomy Tube

Abstract: We have seen cases in the past where gastrostomy tube migration resulted in pancreatitis by obstruction of the sphincter of Oddi. We report a case of a 60-year-old male who presented to the hospital for malfunctioning jejunostomy....

Apr 12, 2017

Austin Hematology

Coagulation Profile, Platelets and Endothelial Activation Markers among Patients with Steady State Sickle Cell Anemia

Abstract: Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA) causes multiple organ damage resulted from small blood vessels that leads to many vascular complications as acute chest syndrome, cerebral vascular accidents and....

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Dental Sciences

Furry Tongue: A Mirror of Health

Abstract: A 27 year old male patient visited the department of oral medicine and radiology with a chief complaint of a discolouration on the tongue surface since a month. Patient was medically fit. Personal revealed...

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Placenta Previa Percreta: An Essential Diagnosis not to Miss!

Abstract: A 34-year-old woman, II-gravida I-para, presents at 12 weeks of gestation for painless vaginal bleeding with a transvaginal ultrasound showing a low-lying placenta. The patient had a history of a prior...

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Surgery Case Reports

A Rare Cause of Colonic Obstruction: Transverse Colon Stricture after Blunt Trauma

Abstract: Eighty percent of trauma cases are blunt trauma cases. Hollow organ injury is observed in 1% of patients with blunt abdominal trauma [1]. Intestinal organ injuries usually give signs and symptoms...

Apr 11, 2017

Journal of Endocrine Disorders

Diabetic Nephropathy from RAAS to Autophagy: Old & New Players

Abstract: Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) is a leading cause of end-stage renal disease. Diabetic nephropathy occurs in up to half of patients with diabetes mellitus and currently accounts for over 45% of new...

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Journal of Radiology

Estimation of Absorbed Dose Distribution in Different Organs during the CT Scan: Monte Carlo Study

Abstract: This work aimed to validate the accuracy of a Monte Carlo source model of the Ge Lightspeed CT scanner using organ doses measured in specific human adult phantoms. The x-ray output of the Ge Lightspeed multidetector...

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Journal of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Sex Determination Using Cheiloscopy

Abstract: Human identification is a process based on scientific principles of the theory of uniqueness. Theory of uniqueness is a strong point used in the analysis of fingerprints to convince the court of law. Likewise even the lip print is unique...

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Both Senkyunolide I and Ligustrazine Suppress Retinal Spreading Depression

Abstract: Senkyunolide I (SEI) and ligustrazine are two active components of Chuanxiong Rhizoma that is commonly prescribed for migraine therapy; however their action in early stage of migraine are not fully understood. This...

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Journal of Gastroenterology

Worse Outcomes among African Americans with Liver Cancer: What Might Cause the Disparity?

Abstract: Liver cancer remains an important cause of cancer mortality in the United States. Incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common histological cell type of liver cancer, has increased over the past 30 years....

Apr 11, 2017

Annals of Agricultural & Crop Sciences

A Study on Sustainability of Unregistered Agricultural Holdings in Bulgaria

Abstract: The issue of adequate assessment of diverse aspects of sustainability of agricultural holdings is among the most topical academic and practical problems around the globe. In Bulgaria there have been no comprehensive studies....

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