Oct 31, 2017

Austin Journal of Surgery

Leukocyte Count, CRP and Bilirubin Level in Complicated and Non-Complicated Appendicitis: Cross Sectional Study

Abstract: Background: Undoubtedly, one of the most frequently observed pathology in abdominal surgery is appendicitis, which presents a diagnostic challenge for the majority of general surgeons during their work, regardless of several diagnostic modalities applied...

Oct 31, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Neurology

CNS Bacterial Coinfections: An Uncommon Association of Tuberculous and Pyogenic Bacteria

Abstract: Background: Pyogenic bacteria-tuberculosis coinfections in the CNS are uncommon, but some isolated cases have been reported. In contrast with other coinfections, they also can be observed in non-immunosuppressed patients...

Oct 31, 2017

Annals of Depression and Anxiety

Divergent Hypertension-Inducing Manifestations between Anxiety and Depression: A Cardio (Anxiety) Vascular (Depression) Perspective

Abstract: High blood pressure, an important risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease, seems to be more prevalent in patients with comorbid psychopathology Among all psychiatric...

Oct 31, 2017

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - International

Effects of Maneuvers on Breathing-Swallowing Coordination and Swallowing Kinetics in Dysphagia Patients

Abstract: Objective: We monitored swallows before and after the 'humming swallow' and the 'forehead exercise' in dysphagia patients and evaluated whether these maneuvers were effective...

Oct 31, 2017

Austin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism

The Starving Brain: Overfed Meets Undernourished in the Pathology of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's Disease (AD)

Abstract: Type II Diabetes affects 400 million people worldwide (IDF, 2013). The pathology is paradoxical: internal starvation activated by overfeeding. Hyperinsulinemic impairments of glucose homeostasis are treated with antihyperglycemics exacerbating cell starvation...

Oct 31, 2017

Journal of Pediatrics & Child Health Care

Can Neonatal Morbidity and 2 Year Outcome Predict Cognitive Delay at 5 Years in Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Infants?

Abstract: Aim: To identify factors associated with cognitive delay in Asian ELBW survivors and evaluate the ability of significant delay at 2 years in predicting cognitive delay and need for rehabilitative services at 5.5 years...

Oct 31, 2017

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Trigeminal Trophic Syndrome: A Case Report

Abstract: Trigeminal Trophic Syndrome (TTS) is a rare neurological condition that occurs as a result of a lesion affecting the peripheral or central nervous system trigeminal pathway, such as might occur...

Oct 30, 2017

Austin Cardiology

Actomyosin Function in Left and Right Ventricles of Failing Human Hearts is Identical

Abstract: Human systemic blood system offers larger resistance to the blood flow than pulmonary system: the Left Ventricle (LV) pumps blood more forcefully than the Right Ventricle (RV). The difference in pumping action may arise from the more...

Oct 30, 2017

Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

Women's Central Obesity Predicts Metabolic Syndrome

Abstract: Background: Metabolic Syndrome (MS) has become a major public health problem worldwide. It is a group of interrelated disorders, including obesity, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension, that together increases...

Oct 30, 2017

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Raising the Self Esteem with the Oral Rehabilitation of a Child with Incontinentia Pigmenti Syndrome

Abstract: Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is a rare X-linked dominant syndrome that mainly affects the skin, eyes, hair, central nervous system and teeth. Although dermatologic manifestations are among the most important aspects for the...