Jun 21, 2017

Austin Journal of Orthopedics & Rheumatology

Evaluation of Efficacy of Intra-Articular Corticosteroid in Treatment of Early Stages of Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder Joint

Abstract: This study was conducted to evaluate clinical outcomes of intra-articular injection of corticosteroid in patients with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis.....

Jun 21, 2017

Journal of Dentistry & Oral Disorders

The Morphology of Collected Dental Implant Prosthesis Screws Surface after Six Months to Twenty Years in Chewing

Abstract: There is no consensus among manufacturers and clinicians about the effects of long-term use and the loosening mechanisms of prosthetic retaining screws in implant-supported prostheses. The purpose of this work is study the state....

Jun 21, 2017

Austin Physical Medicine

Effects of Increases in Plantar Flexor Strength on Gait Impairment after Stroke: Study Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract: Gait abnormalities following stroke are often disabling. Reduced ankle dorsiflexion, knee flexion, or hip flexion torques are often postulated causes of compromised toe clearing during the swing phase of gait, leading to an increased risk for falls. Conversely, gait asymmetry and reduced...

Jun 21, 2017

Austin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism

Dilated Cardiomyopathy due to Hypocalcemia Secondary to Congenital Hypoparathyroidism in a Newborn with DiGeorge Syndrome

Abstract: Hypocalcemia is a rare but reversible cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) with limited cases being reported in the literature. Vitamin D deficiency is main cause of hypocalcemia in almost all reported cases. ...

Jun 21, 2017

Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular Disease & Stroke

Confounding Imaging Findings in Subacute-Chronic Cerebral Infarction

Abstract: Imaging findings which appear during the course of subacute and chronic cerebral infarct and which can lead to confusion for diagnosis is presented in a series of six patients. These include: luxury perfusion, fogging effect, hemorrhagic transformation, Wallerian degeneration, diaschisis, laminar cortical necrosis and encephalomalacia with exvacuum dilation...

Jun 20, 2017

Annals of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

Mechanisms of Twinning IX: Influence of Prior Lactation

Abstract: Prior studies have emphasized the apparent role of insulinlike growth factor in promoting twinning. In light of the known elevation of this growth factor during bovine lactation, a study was now designed to evaluate the possible role of this biochemical phenomenon in human double ovulation.....

Jun 20, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

Cilioretinal Artery Sparing Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Abstract: A 55 years old male presented with sudden acute onset of right eye vision loss of one day duration. He had right side ischemic stroke and hypertension for one year duration. His condition was controlled with regular medication....

Jun 20, 2017

Austin Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

A Review of End-Of-Life Ethics in Critical Care and Iranian Cultural Perspective of Islamic Faith

Abstract: End-of-life care is an area of continuing development in light of new technologies that allow doctors to extend life beyond what was previously possible. With this ability come concerns over when it is appropriate to engage such life support measures....

Jun 20, 2017

Austin Palliative Care

Interdisciplinary Protocols for Timely Assessment and Management of Delirium Symptoms

Abstract: An interdisciplinary taskforce was convened for protocol development. Protocols and data collection were implemented for three years in three sequential phases. Length of stay, discharge disposition, and frequency....

Jun 20, 2017

Austin Tuberculosis: Research & Treatment

Isoniazid Drug Resistance: Computational Study to Understand the Mechanism of Over Expressed UDPGalactopyranose Mutase Enzyme in Causing Drug Resistance in Tuberculosis

Abstract: Isoniazid (INH), one of the effective anti-tuberculosis drugs, has been extensively used in TB control but several clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) have shown resistance to INH. Besides, mutation in different MTB enzymes such as KatG, NAT, InhA, KasA, AhpC etc, over expression...

Jun 20, 2017

Sarcoma Research - International

Clinical and Radiological Complete Response with Gemcitabine in a Locally Advanced Angiosarcoma

Abstract: Angiosarcoma (AS) is a rare malignant mesenchymal tumor arising from endothelial cells of body vessels. This article reports a case of a locally advanced angiosarcoma of the face in a 64-year-old female diagnosed in April 2015...

Jun 20, 2017

Austin Pediatrics

Sleep, Fatigue and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Abstract: Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) experience neurodevelopmental decline over time. They also tend to have short duration, poor quality sleep and elevated fatigue levels. This study aimed to describe sleep and fatigue in children and adolescents with SCD and their association with neurodevelopmental measures....

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