Mar 19, 2018

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Oral Health Literacy a Vital Determinant of Oral Health

Abstract: Healthy living in 21st century needs variety of abilities and competencies, essentially literacy skill [1]. Literacy represents a constellation of skills including reading, writing, listening, basic...

Mar 19, 2018

Austin Neurology & Neurosciences

Fungal Infections of the Central Nervous System

Abstract: Development of fungal CNS (Central Nervous System) infections is primarily determined by the immune status of the host. They are more frequently encountered in immuno-compromised individuals like recipients of...

Mar 19, 2018

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Exercise in Health and Disease: Overview of Contributions and Challenges

Abstract: A brief review of the literature on exercise in achieving health benefits and evolution of sedentary behavior is provided. The contributions of programmed exercise activities for proven benefits (life expectancy, cardiac rehabilitation, hypertension, obesity) and limitations...

Mar 16, 2018

Austin Emergency Medicine

Lung Ultrasound and Septated Posterior Pneumothorax in Patients with the B'-Profile of the BLUE-Protocol

Abstract: The B'-profile of the BLUE-protocol describes abolished lung sliding with lung rockets at the anterior chest wall. It indicates pneumonia or ARDS. We explain abolished lung sliding by pleural symphysis...

Mar 16, 2018

Austin Critical Care Case Reports

The Treatment of Pleuropulmonary Fistula Caused by Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatolithiasis in a 10 Year-Old Girl

Abstract: Introduction: Pseudocyst formation and pancreaticopleural fistula are a rare complication of acute and chronic pancreatitis...

Mar 16, 2018

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Effect of Three Different Polishing Techniques on Surface Roughness and Bacterial Adhesion of Two Composite Resin

Abstract: Background and Aim: Resin composites are widely used in restorations. The adhesion of bacterial plaque to restorations depends on the surface properties and the composition of materials. As the Streptococcus Mutans has a major role in primary and secondary caries...

Mar 16, 2018

Austin Tropical Medicine & Care

Management of Dengue Fever with Severe Thrombocytopenia in a Patient While on Warfarin: A Case Report

Abstract: Background: Dengue fever is the most prevalent mosquito borne viral disease in South and Southeast Asia. Managing a dengue infection with severe thrombocytopenia is a challenge especially when complicated by other...

Mar 15, 2018

Austin Journal of Orthopedics & Rheumatology

Failure Causes in Total Hip Replacements: A Review

Abstract: There are many different materials, shapes, and sizes of hip implants that surgeons should research to decide which is best for each patient. There have been advances in these prostheses in the previous 30 years that allow...

Mar 15, 2018

Austin Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Sorafenib Decreases Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase Gene Expression in Hepatocellular Carcinoma HepG2 Cells

Abstract: Aim: Sorafenib, a multi-kinase inhibitor, is the only first-line oral drug for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We recently reported that sorafenib enhances the anti-tumor effects of hepatic arterial infusion...

Mar 14, 2018

Annals of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

Nail Layering Phenomenon and Its Neutraceutic Therapy

Abstract: Nail layering phenomenon was common among the slavery laborers. The nail plate separated into two layers due to destruction of the sealing parts, hyponychium and the onychodermal band. The upper layer became very thin, brittle, flat, or even spoon-like...

Mar 13, 2018

Austin Critical Care Case Reports

Analysis of Post-Operative Systemic to Pulmonary Artery Shunt Failure

Abstract: Background: Systemic to pulmonary artery shunts are utilized in the palliation of children with congenital heart disease and limited or ductal dependent pulmonary blood flow...

Mar 12, 2018

Austin Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy

The Imaging and Dosimetry for Targeted Ra-223 Treatment for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Abstract: Prostate cancer at stage IV spreads to bone frequently, which occurs in up to 90% [1]. Bone metastasis is a substantial source of morbidity since it is related to bone pain and skeletal-related events...