Mar 23, 2018

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Functional Improvement with Continuous Intrathecal Morphine Infusion in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Abstract: Aim of the Study: To investigate the long-term (24 months FU) results of continuous intrathecal morphine infusion on functional abilities and quality of life in patients suffering from chronic low back and leg non-cancer pain...


Mar 23, 2018

Austin ENT: Open Access

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis: A Review

Abstract: Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP) is a benign tumor of the respiratory tract caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). It is considered as a manageable rather than a curable disease because of its high recurrence...


Mar 23, 2018

Journal of Family Medicine

Psychometric Properties of Two Questionnaires Measuring Emotional Divorce in Iranian Context

Abstract: Introduction: Research on emotional divorce as a period prior to the legal divorce is of great importance especially in countries where divorce is a taboo. This study aimed to assess the reliability and validity of two questionnaires evaluating emotional divorce in Iranian context...


Mar 23, 2018

Austin Journal of Clinical Case Reports

Resolution of Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Development of Pulmonary Hypertension with Change of Thyroid Function from Hypothyroidism to Hyperthyroidism in a Patient with Thyrotoxicosis: A Case Report

Abstract: Background: Both thyrotoxicosis and hypothyroidism could be associated with significant cardiovascular abnormalities. We report a patient with thyrotoxicosis who first developed reversible cardiomyopathy associated with...


Mar 23, 2018

Austin Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension

Renal Diseases and Islamic Religious Beliefs and Practices

Abstract: Today, the studies about connections between medicine and religious beliefs have been developed and discussed in prevention, treatment, and control of diseases. The quantity and quality of the...


Mar 23, 2018

Austin Pediatrics

Fish Hook Injuries in Children

Abstract: Introduction: Fishing is a common recreational activity among the children and young adults all over the world. This study was done to determine the efficacy of various techniques used for fish hook removal, the anatomical areas...


Mar 23, 2018

Austin Pharmacology & Pharmaceutics

Nanoerythropoietin

Abstract: This singular subject emphasis on erythropoietin nanoparticles including original research articles on cytoprotective effects of Nanoerythropoietin and its advantages. Moreover, the special issue includes papers on the action of Nanoerythropoietin as a chemo...


Mar 23, 2018

Austin Endocrinology and Diabetes Case Reports

N-Acetylcysteine, Anti-CD4/CD8 Antibodies, and Physical Exercise Reduces Histopathological Damage in Salivary Glands of Spontaneously Diabetic Mice

Abstract: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of NAC, anti-CD4/ CD8, on salivary glands of spontaneously diabetic mice, mainly observing the action of this therapy on the recovery of glandular homeostasis...


Mar 22, 2018

Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

Association between Allergic Conjunctivitis and Cytokine Related Genetic Polymorphisms in a Pediatric Population

Abstract: Purpose: Cytokines play important role in inflammatory and allergic diseases. Recent studies have demonstrated that IL-4 and IL-10 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are associated with allergic diseases such...


Mar 22, 2018

Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum: Peau D'orange and Angioid Streaks

Abstract: A 43-year-old lady with pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) presented for fundus exam. Her parents noticed rash-like lesions on the side of her neck when she was 9-years-old. She was diagnosed with PXE by skin biopsy...


Mar 22, 2018

Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

Visual Acuity Following Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation as Primary Surgical Treatment for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Abstract: Purpose: The aim of this study was to report the effect of TSCP as primary surgical treatment for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) on eyes with good pre-treatment visual acuity...


Mar 22, 2018

Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology

Is Amblyopia Really Rare in Brown Syndrome?

Abstract: Purpose: Evaluating the sensory status and accompanying horizontal and vertical deviations in Brown syndrome cases...



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