Aug 26, 2016

Austin Pediatrics

The Role of General Pediatrician in Children's Oral Health: A Review

Abstract: Oral health is an essential part of overall health and, thus, pediatricians have a responsibility to factor in oral health as part of providing holistic general health services for children. Coordination of care for oral health requires a...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Hematology

New Agents for B-Cell Malignancies: Convergence of Targeting B-Cell Receptor Signaling and FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designations

Abstract: The recent approval of several novel agents and new treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia; CLL has been recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology; ASCO as the...

Aug 26, 2016

Austin Leukemia

A New History: The 2016 Revision of the WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

Abstract: Classification is the language of medicine: diseases must be described, defined and named before they can be diagnosed, treated and studied. However, a critical feature of any classification of...

Aug 25, 2016

Austin Ophthalmology

Ab Interno Approach of Subconjunctival Filtration with Xen Gel Stent

Abstract: The XEN implantation is an ab interno technique of minimally invasive (or microincisional) glaucoma surgery (MIGS). It is a gelatin stent under investigation that would be implanted via a clear corneal incision without...

Aug 25, 2016

Austin Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension

Post-Percutaneous Renal Biopsy Observation Time; Single Center Experience

Abstract: Background: Percutaneous Renal Biopsy (PRB) should be performed to diagnose renal damage, to assess response to treatment and to predict prognosis.PRB is a safer procedure and mostly free of complications. Assessing...

Aug 25, 2016

Austin Journal of Radiology

Can Detachable Embolization Coils Decrease the Cost of Materials for Portal Vein Embolization Procedures?

Abstract: Rationale and Objectives: Preoperative Portal Vein Embolization (PVE) can induce hypertrophy of the Future Liver Remnant (FLR) prior to partial hepatectomy for malignancy. Beyond allowing better control during embolization,...

Aug 25, 2016

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Should a History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Alter Anesthetic Management?

Abstract: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) can be defined as a TBI that results in Loss of Consciousness (LOS) for = 30 minutes. mTBI affects more than 1 million people in the US annually with an additional 330,000 per...

Aug 25, 2016

Austin Oncology Case Reports

In-Vivo Dosimetry with Diode for the Treatment of Pelvic Malagnancies

Abstract: The ± 3% overall tolerance limit in absorbed radiation dose delivery has been recommended by The International Commission of Radiological Units (ICRU). In-Vivo Dosimetry (IVD) is one of the best Quality Assurance (QA) tool to check...

Aug 25, 2016

Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular Disease & Stroke

Increasing Access to Cost Effective Home-Based Rehabilitation for Rural Veteran Stroke Survivors

Abstract: Introduction: An estimated 750,000 Americans experience a stroke annually. Most stroke survivors require rehabilitation. Limited access to rehabilitation facilities has a pronounced burden on functional outcomes and...

Aug 24, 2016

Austin Immunology

From Bench to Bedside: The Growing use of Arabinoxylan Rice Bran (MGN-3/Biobran) in Cancer Immunotherapy

Abstract: MGN-3/Biobran is a denatured hemicellulose obtained by reacting rice bran hemicellulose with multiple carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes from Shiitake mushrooms. Over the last 24 years, our fundamental research objective has...

Aug 24, 2016

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Acute Necrotizing Periodontitis: A Case Report

Abstract: Necrotizing periodontal diseases are the most severe inflammatory periodontal disorders caused by bacterial plaque. The diagnosis is based on clinical and radiological features. Necrotizing periodontitis lesions are confined...

Aug 24, 2016

Austin Journal of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research Advances on Molecular Breeding of Groupers in China

Abstract: As a group of economically important fish in China, groupers (Epinephelus spp.) are facing with insufficiency of high-quality gametes and germ plasm resource degradation. This situation has severely restricted the healthy development...

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