Oct 24, 2017

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Troubleshooting Complications of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy

Abstract: Intrathecal baclofen (ITB) is a well-recognised treatment for severe spasticity refractory to oral medications...

Oct 24, 2017

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Intrathecal Baclofen Preserves Walking Ability in Multiple Sclerosis Related Spasticity: A Case Report

Abstract: Spasticity was defined by Lance in 1980 as a motor disorder characterized by a velocity dependent increase in the tonic stretch reflex...

Oct 24, 2017

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Replacement: The Importance of Planning Ahead: A Case Report

Abstract: Intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy is an effective treatment for severe spasticity of both cerebral and spinal origin that was introduced by Penn and Kroin in 1985...

Oct 24, 2017

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Botulinum Toxin Treatment in the Healing of Pressure Ulcers Resulting from Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis

Abstract: Treatment of spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be complex and challenging...

Oct 24, 2017

Annals of Obesity & Disorders

Eight-Year Results of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Abstract: Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG) at 8 years follow-up....

Oct 24, 2017

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Blinatumomab Induced Response of Multiply Refractory Multiple Myeloma in the Context of Secondary Pre-B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Abstract: We report the case of a 70 year old female who developed Pre-B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) while undergoing lenalidomide therapy for multiple myeloma...

Oct 24, 2017

Austin Oncology Case Reports

Complete Remission and Extended Survival in a Patient with Recurrent and Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer-A Case Report

Abstract: Non-small cell cancer of the lung is an aggressive malignancy with a poor prognosis when it presents at an advanced stage...

Oct 24, 2017

Austin Journal of Otolaryngology

Dysphagia Caused by a Lingual Thyroid

Abstract: An ectopic thyroid is rare pathology without a specific etiology and it can produce dysphagia. This pathology was first described in 1869 for Hickman in a newborn....

Oct 23, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Neurology

The Effect of Pharmacotherapy Combined with Speech Therapy on Functional Recovery from Aphasia

Abstract: Typically, aphasia is a combined speech and language impairments after stroke. The case of current study was an adult male with a global aphasia caused by a cerebral thrombo-embolic infarction...

Oct 23, 2017

Austin Journal of Surgery

Giant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) of the Stomach and Huge Liver Metastase; Surgical Management

Abstract: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor's (GISTs) represent 85% of all mesenchymal neoplasm's that affect the Gastro Intestinal (GI) tract...

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