Oct 04, 2016

Advance Research in Textile Engineering

Super-Hydrophobic/Oleophobic Textiles

Abstract: Super hydrophobic structured surfaces are often observed in nature. For example, the surfaces of the lotus leaf and rose petal have been extensively used as model surfaces to fabricate biomimetics...

Oct 04, 2016

Austin Environmental Sciences

Super-Hydrophobic/Oleophobic Textiles

Abstract: Earthworms are one of the most important soil animals which have an ability to maintain the soil fertility and can play a major role in sustainability. Since long, earthworms have been known as...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Journal of Surgery

Is Injectable Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate Effective as Gap Filler for Medial Open Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy?

Abstract: We aimed to evaluate whether using novel injectable gel-type beta Tricalcium Phosphate (β-TCP) as gap filler for Medial Open Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy (MOWHTO) is effective. Consecutive 28 patients who...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Journal of Nursing & Health Care

Perceived Social Support in Women with Low Risk Pregnancy

Abstract: Introduction: Social support refers to behaviors of solidarity from different people including neighbors, family, friends or anyone else who is able to provide assistance. This occurs in the population with frequency from 42.0 to 87.0%....

Oct 03, 2016

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Next Generation Antimyeloma Agents: A Review

Abstract: Multiple myeloma is still an incurable disaese despite major advances in treatment seen in the past decade. An increased knowledge about the myeloma pathogenesis led to a discovery of new potent drugs. Our goal is to...

Oct 03, 2016

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Subacute Encephalopathy with Transhemispheric Transition of a Focal Lesion Following Intrathecal Methotrexate Injection in Pre-B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Case Report

Abstract: Intrathecal injection of methotrexate (MTX) is important in the treatment of meningeal leukemia to prevent relapse in the central nerve system in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). However, intrathecal injection of MTX sometime induces subacute encephalopathy....

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Arthritis

Liposomes as Delivery System of Chondroitin Sulfate to the Arthritic Joint by Intra-articular Administration

Abstract: Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent rheumatic disorder affecting the musculoskeletal system; osteoarthritis is a degenerative form of arthritis that results in gradually breakdown of joint cartilage; osteoarthritis can be...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Journal of Infectious Diseases

Serotype Changes in Adult Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the Vaccine Era with Special Reference to Serotype 6E

Abstract: Background: Despite the decreased incidence of pediatric Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) due to Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine serotypes with the advent of pneumococcal vaccines, pediatric IPD cases due...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

Pre Analytical Errors as Quality Indicators in Clinical Laboratory

Abstract: The ISO 15189: 2012 standard for laboratory accreditation defines the preanalytical phase and recognizes the need to evaluate, monitor and improve all the procedures and processes in the initial phase of the Total Testing Process,...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Journal of Anatomy

Molecular Control of the Mode of Cell Division: A View from Mammalian Lung Epithelial Stem Cells

Abstract: Proper control of epithelial stem cells is essential for development of mammalian lung [1,2]. In the lung, congenital defects of stem cells lead to the development of different types of fetal abnormalities,...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Public Health

Engaging Low-Skilled Adults in Online Participatory Learning

Abstract: Participatory learning and online learning are increasingly appealing as pedagogical approaches that can positively affect learners. Participatory learning engages students as active participants in the full educational program,...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Food Sciences

Polyphenolic Reductants in Cane Sugar

Abstract: Limited information is available to understand the chemical structures of cane sugar extracts responsible for their redox reactivity. This study employed Fremy's salt to test the hypothesis that hydroquinone/catechol-semiquinonequinone...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Pediatrics

Maternal Beliefs Surrounding Infant Feeding, but Not Maternal BMI or Hospital Experience, Predict Breastfeeding Exclusivity and Behavior

Abstract: Background: Overweight/Obese (OW/Ob) women are at risk for breastfeeding failure. How maternal BMI affects lactation support received inhospital, or maternal attitudes and beliefs surrounding infant feeding remains...

Oct 03, 2016

Austin Journal of Radiology

MRI of Incidental Osteochondral Lesions of the Anterior Femoral Condyle: Are they caused by Repetitive Patellar Impaction?

Abstract: Objective: Osteochondral lesions of the anterior femoral condyle are frequent incidental findings. However, little is known about these lesions. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the location, prevalence and pattern of these lesions....

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