Feb 08, 2019

Austin Journal of Surgery

Retroperitoneal Teratoma in a Child with Clinical and Operative Photos

Abstract: Retroperitoneal teratoma are rare lesions seen in 3.5-4% of all germ cell tumors in children and 1-11% of primary retroperitoneal neoplasms. Germ cell tumors are congenital tumors containing derivatives of all the three germ layers...

Feb 08, 2019

Thrombosis & Haemostasis: Research

Major Depression is Associated with High Platelet Activity and Reactivity

Abstract: Objective: Depression exists in mild, moderate and severe depressive attacks. Evidence show that the condition is a risk factor for the expansion of Cardiovascular Disease (CHD). Platelet reactivity is associated with CHD and may well be a thinkable connection between Major Depression (MD) and CHD...

Feb 08, 2019

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Olaparib Induced Moderate Killing of ATM-Deficient Mantle Cell Lymphoma Cells In Vitro and In Vivo

Abstract: The Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated (ATM) gene is frequently inactivated in lymphoid malignancies such as and Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) and is associated with defective apoptosis, especially in response to standard cytotoxic chemotherapy...

Feb 08, 2019

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

High Prevalence of Bone Pain and Fractures in Young Transfusion Dependent Patients with ß-Thalassemia at Southern Pakistan

Abstract: Standard thalassemia management is focused primarily on blood transfusions and iron chelation. Thalassemia caregivers grossly underestimate chronic pain due to bone and mineral related disorders...

Feb 08, 2019

Annals of Thyroid Research

Comparison of Thyroid Panel by Immunoassay and Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry during Transition from Euthyroid to Hyperthyroid State

Abstract: Accurate measurement of thyroid hormones (TH) is critical for thyroid disease management. Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) was shown to be superior to Immunoassay (IA) in states of hypothyroidism and protein binding interference...

Feb 06, 2019

Austin Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension

Alendronate Associated Minimal Change Disease

Abstract: Kidney injury associated with bisphosphonates is well known in literature, though it is more common with intravenous bisphosphonates. Case reports about focal segmental glomerulosclerosis are reported with oral and intravenous bisphosphonates...

Feb 06, 2019

Austin Journal of Reproductive Medicine & Infertility

Protein/Creatinine Ratio in Random Urine Sample for Quantitation of Proteinuria Compared with 24 Hour Urine Collection in Patients with Pre-Eclampsia

Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic value of protein/creatinine (p/c) ratio in a single voided urine sample for quantitation compared to those of 24h urine sample in patient with pre-eclampsia...

Feb 06, 2019

Austin Journal of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Novel Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma in Young Adult with Sickle Cell Disease

Abstract: Hepatospenic T-cell Lymphoma (HSTL) is rare & an aggressive type of extranodal lymphoma, the disease represent 1-2% of all peripheral T-cell lymphoma [1]. Its incidence might be underestimated, because the disease may mimic other conditions & the diagnosis is sometimes difficult to be established...

Feb 06, 2019

Austin Journal of Clinical Case Reports

Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis the Great Imitator: A Case Report with Literature Review

Abstract: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is a rare form of chronic pyelonephritis, which frequently has a pseudotumoral appearance, we report the case of a 50-year-old postmenopausal woman with a history of recurrent urinary tract...

Feb 06, 2019

Austin Journal of Clinical Pathology

Role of Apoptosis in Human Diseases

Abstract: Apoptosis emerged as an accurate control of cell death, which is essential for development, differentiation, and homeostasis in organisms. However, under pathological conditions apoptosis can be related to disorders such as developmental abnormalities, cancer, autoimmune diseases,...