Apr 11, 2017

Austin Hypertension

The Status of Bradykinin System in Relation to Hypertension

Abstract: It is proposed here that a deficiency in Bradykinin (BK) might be a significant factor in the pathophysiology of hypertension. In this regard, it is suggested that the role of renal BK is to excrete the excess of sodium. Therefore, a reduction in....

Apr 11, 2017

Austin Hypertension

Anomalous Right Coronary Artery from the Left Sinus of Valsalva

Abstract: A 42-year-old man with normal resting electrocardiogram, who presented with chest tightness. Computed tomography angiography showed that the anomalous origin of the RCA from the left sinus....

Apr 11, 2017

Journal of Community Medicine & Health Care

Gender and Socio-Cultural Perspectives through Femicide Case Studies

Abstract: Femicide has been defined as the murder of a woman because she is a woman and has devastating consequences for the individual well-being, safety and health of those affected and for the whole society. Socio-cultural and legal....

Apr 10, 2017

Austin Journal of Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome

Gut Microbiota and Obesity

Abstract: Obesity has been linked with the imbalances in the composition of gut microbiota which may be either species or genus specific. Gut microbiota has extremely complex composition comprising of more than thousands of different...

Apr 10, 2017

Annals of Carcinogenesis

Effectiveness of Newly Developed Water-Equivalent Mouthpiece during External Beam Radiotherapy for Oral Cancer

Abstract: The objective of this study was to research the effectiveness of newly developed water-equivalent mouthpiece during external beam radiotherapy for oral cancer. In external beam radiotherapy for cancer of the tongue, floor of the...

Apr 10, 2017

Austin Dental Sciences

Mouthguard Thermoforming of Utilizing Characteristic of Elastomer

Abstract: Mouthguards can reduce the risk of sports-related injuries such as tooth fracture or avulsion. When forming a mouthguard, the elastomer sheet is molded over a working model using a vacuum or pressure-forming process, both of...

Apr 06, 2017

Austin Emergency Medicine

A Mindful Resident Combating Fatigue and Anxiety with Reflection and Mental Presence

Abstract: Getting up early in the morning, skipping breakfast, running to the car and rushing to reach the floors is the typical way to start the day as a resident physician. Subsequent rounding, making sure all...

Apr 06, 2017

Gerontology & Geriatrics: Research

Geriatric Women Sexuality Challenges Affecting Libido: A Case Study

Abstract: Hispanic geriatric woman sexuality and libido are affected by hormonal imbalances; for example, low estrogen level causes physiological concerns such as, vaginal atrophy and vaginal dryness, among other symptoms....

Apr 06, 2017

Journal of Family Medicine

A Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening: Collaboration between a Primary Care Clinic and Research Team

Abstract: Multiple randomized controlled trials have demonstrated that mailed fecal testing programs are effective in increasing colorectal cancer screening participation. However, few healthcare organization in the US have Implemented such programs.....

Apr 06, 2017

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Dental Implants in Osteoporotic Patients Taking Oral Bisphophonates: A Literature Review

Abstract: Objective: Osteoporosis is a systemic disorder characterized by generalized decrease in bone mineral density that can eventually result in fragility fracture. Bisphosphonates have been used in the treatment of osteoporosis for many years....

Apr 06, 2017

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Anaesthesia Related Death in Prader Willi Syndrome: Appropriate Management and Medical Liability

Abstract: Prader - Willi syndrome (PWS) is a complex multisystem genetic disorder associated with a constant chromosomal abnormality. The anesthesiological care of patients with PWS include a careful approach to the potential difficulties....

Apr 06, 2017

Austin Journal of Biomedical Engineering

Another Application of Fisher's Scheme

Abstract: Fractal Image Compression (FIC) is one of the effective techniques for compression of natural and still images. In FIC method an image is partitioned into non-overlapping-range blocks and overlapping domain blocks. All the....

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