Jul 01, 2016

Austin Journal of Forensic Science and Criminology

The Difficult Task of Interpreting Cut Marks, Gunshot Wounds and Ligature Marks on the Skin: A Cautionary Note

Abstract: The morphological assessment of skin injuries is a stronghold of forensic pathology and relies upon standard "rules" for a correct interpretation. But are these parameters reliable? When is the interpretation dangerously difficult...

Jul 02, 2016

Tuberculous Granuloma of the Brain

Tuberculous Granuloma of the Brain

Abstract: Tuberculous granuloma of the brain is a bacterial infection involved the brain that causes severe morbidity and mortality. The patient in this case presented with repeated attacks of seizures, fever, intermittent loss of conscious and signs...

Jul 02, 2016

Austin Palliative Care

Palliative Care - An Ideal Environment for Interprofessional Education and Practice

Abstract: Palliative care involves an interprofessional collaborative approach in working with patients and their families and caregivers by providing patient-centered and individualized pain relief compassion, caring, and overall minimization of...

Jul 02, 2016

Annals of Obesity & Disorders

Internal Hernia and Biliary Tract Lithiasis after Rouxen-Y Gastric Bypass: the Diagnostic Dilemma and its Therapeutic Approach

Abstract: Two of the most common surgical long-term complications after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) are Small Bowel Obstruction (SBO) due to Internal Hernia (IH) and Biliary Tract Lithiasis (BTL). Due to elevated cholestatic...

Jul 02, 2016

Austin Dental Sciences

Palatal Depth in Normal Occlusion and Class-I with Dental Crowding for a Group of Yemeni School Children

Abstract: Information about palatal dimensions in human populations is important for clinical orthodontics. This study was designed to evaluate the palatal dimensions of Yemeni children aged (10-15 years). The sample was gathered from primary...

Jul 04, 2016

Austin Journal of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Computational Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with ENAM Gene

Abstract: Background: ENAM gene encodes the protein enamel in; the largest in the enamel matrix of developing teeth. Defect in the enamel in protein may lead to enamel hypoplasia, increasing susceptibility to dental caries and Amelogenesis...

Jul 04, 2016

Journal of Bacteriology and Mycology

Biofilms, Chronic Infection and the Host-Pathogen Relationship

Abstract: Biofilms develop where there is a liquid or solid and air interface meaning that they form ubiquitously within the human body. Consequently, biofilms are often a feature of infection, in particular...

Jul 04, 2016

Journal of Blood Disorders

Pseudotumour Cerebri in a Patient with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia on Treatment with All Transretinoic Acid- A Case Report

Abstract: Acute promyelocytic leukemia is a highly curable subtype of acute myeloid leukemia and 85% of these patients achieve long term survival with current therapy. We present the case report of a female patient with acute promyelocytic...

Jul 04, 2016

Austin Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Myasthenia Gravis: An Updated Review

Abstract: Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease caused by autoantibodies directed at the Neuromuscular Junction (NMJ) causing muscle weakness and fatigability. The disease is further characterized by having either a...

Jul 04, 2016

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

A Prospective Randomized Comparison between the Glidescope® Ranger Single use Video Laryngoscope and Direct Vision Laryngoscopy (DVL) by Skilled Providers for Urgent and Emergent Intubation Outside the Operating Room

Abstract: Objective: The objective of our study was to discover if skilled anesthesia residents, clincal training years CA-2 and higher, would realize the same benefits lay providers and non-anesthesioligist physicians do with the Glidescope® for difficult intubations....

Jul 04, 2016

Austin Neurology

The Role of Genetic Variation in Haemorrhagic Stroke: An Update

Abstract: Diseases are known to have a genetic background and some diseases can be rare to common or even restricted to one's family/ lineage/ethnicity. Stroke is more of a heterogeneous disorder owing to multiple factors affecting its...

Jul 04, 2016

Austin Palliative Care

Distribution and Estimation of Imatinib Loaded Pegylated PPI Dendrimeron BDF1 Hybrid Mice-Bearing K-563 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Abstract: The Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Bio Distribution (BD) of Imatinib loaded PEGylated PPI dendrimer formulations with different drug release rates were studied on BDF1 hybrid mice-bearing k-563 acute lymphoblastic leukemia....

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