Nov 30, 2017

Austin Gynecology Case Reports

Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis Pregnancy: A Case Report

Abstract: Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) is the most common pregnancyrelated liver disease and is characterized by onset of pruritus and elevated serum transaminases and Bile Acids (BA) in the third trimester of pregnancy...

Nov 29, 2017

Austin Journal of Reproductive Medicine & Infertility

An Introduction and High Yield Summary of Female Contraceptive Methods

Abstract: Globally, contraceptive studies and their use are major challenges in the realm of public health. The ideal goal is to obtain a contraceptive method that is highly effective at minimizing unplanned pregnancies and nullifying the...

Nov 29, 2017

Austin Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Effect of Progestin-Dominant Combined Oral Contraception on Uterine Fibroid Development

Abstract: Background: Combined oral contraception blocks the endogenous ovarian steroid secretion that stabilizes the hormonal environment. Monophasic, progestin-dominant, contraceptives may lead to regression of estrogendependent diseases such as uterine fibroids and endometriosis...

Nov 29, 2017

Gerontology & Geriatrics: Research

Physician Referral Patterns Impact Survival of Older Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Abstract: Objective: Contact with Primary Care Physicians (PCP) has been found to be associated with improved outcomes, including decreased mortality, among women with breast cancer. The impact of the medical oncologist in the context...

Nov 29, 2017

Austin Journal of Anatomy

Promoting the Development of Core Competencies during Early Medical Education: Implementation of a Teaching Assistant Program in Anatomy Course

Abstract: Competency-based curricula that emphasize personal and professional development have been widely implemented in medical schools. To strengthen competency training during the early years of medical education, we established...

Nov 29, 2017

Austin Sports Medicine

Skeletal Muscle Adaptation to Endurance Exercise: Fibre Type Peculiarities

Abstract: High-volume endurance exercise programmes improve the energetic potential of skeletal muscle and result in the effective functioning of the contractile apparatus of muscle for longer periods of time. Endurance exercise...

Nov 28, 2017

Austin Emergency Medicine

"Question Based Way of Studying" Accident and Emergency: A Changing Concept in Medical Education

Abstract: Students used to read books. Lot of Text with big chapters. Most students nowadays don't prefer big Text Books and use them as a source of reference only. Smaller Concept oriented books mainly with...

Nov 28, 2017

Austin Journal of Orthopedics & Rheumatology

Medial Subtalar Dislocation in a Basketball Player: Case Report and Literature Review

Abstract: We report a case of purely ligamentous medial subtalar dislocations with closed reduction and conservative treatment, with a cast immobilization. Medial subtalar dislocations following sports injuries are uncommon and rarely reported...

Nov 28, 2017

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Regional Anesthetic Technique for a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and an Unusual Appearance of the Lower Extremity Nerves

Abstract: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is predominantly a neurocutaneous disorder, but can affect different organ systems; numerous considerations must be made in a NF1 patient who will undergo anesthesia. We report a...

Nov 28, 2017

Austin ENT: Open Access

Human Five Senses via Art

Abstract: We experience the world around us by our five main senses, namely, vision, hearing, touch, taste, and smell that are demonstrated in the following by artworks. Senses feed our brain with bits of...

Nov 28, 2017

Austin Ophthalmology

A Rare Case of Paediatric Interstitial Linear Keratitis

Abstract: Background: Linear interstitial keratitis is a rare clinical entity of unknown etiology. A handful of cases have been detailed in the last 30 years...

Nov 28, 2017

Austin Biology

Culture of the Cyanobiont Anabaena azollae Strasburger: Is it Possible?

Abstract: The culture of the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena azollae, the cyanobiont of the fern Azolla, is a long-time debate. Therefore, on the present research, the cyanobiont was cultured in three culture media...

Nov 24, 2017

Austin Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy

Radiation Dose Awareness among Radiology Staff

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to explore and compare the knowledge of radiation dose risk experienced in common radiology examination among radiology residents, Fellow, Radiologists, and technologists in different hospitals...