HIV-Infected Patient with Refractory Giardiasis and Lingua Villosa Nigra: A Case Report
Nina Yancheva, Nina Tsvetkova, Maria Nikolova, Ivo Alexiev and Tatyana Tchervenyakova
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 22, 2016
Giardia lamblia is a protozoan parasite that can cause diarrhea in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients. The most frequent complaints associated with Giardia infection are loose, bulky, frothy and/or greasy stool with the absence of blood or mucus, flatulence, bloating, anorexia, cramps and foul belching. We report the case of a 34-year-old HIV-infected male patient with refractory giardiasis. He had two relapses of giardiasis with nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, bloating, foul belchi...
Hypothesizing that a Pro-Dopaminergic Regulator (KB220z TM Liquid Variant) can Induce 'Dopamine Homeostasis' and Provide Adjunctive Detoxification Benefits in Opiate/Opioid Dependence
Kenneth Blum, Debra Whitney, Lye Fried, Marcelo Febo, Roger L Waite, Eric R Braverman, Kristina Dushaj, Mona Li, John Giordano, Zsolt Demetrovics and Rajendra D Badgaiyan
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: August 16, 2016
In order to explore the initiation of detoxification of addictive patients to opiates/opioids (along with some other anti-withdrawal agents), we developed a protocol to be utilized in treatment centers particularly with heavily dependent opiate/opioid subjects. Out of 17 subjects, only three received Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Bup/nx) along with KB220Z. In this pilot, we first used a dose of KB220Z of 2 oz twice daily before meals along with clonidine and benzodiazepines and other anti-nausea and s...
Recovery of an Under-Deployed Renal Artery Stent Responsible for a Complication of Renal Artery Stenosis
Husain Alturkistani, Youri Kaitoukov, Patrick Gilbert and Vincent Oliva
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 08, 2016
A 74-year-old male patient presented to our emergency room (ER) with recurring episodes of flash pulmonary edema (dyspnea worsened by lying down) and hypertension resistant to medical treatment. He had a history of left nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and right renal artery angioplasty. We hereby report a case of a complication of renal artery stenosis in a patient with a single kidney secondary to an under-deployed renal artery stent that was retrieved....
A Rare Case of Primary Mucosal Melanoma of the Palate
Elzbieta Sierko, Aleksander Nobis, Dominika Hempel, Marek Z Wojtukiewicz and Ewa Sierko
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 03, 2016
Melanoma usually occurs on the skin. Only 1% of all melanomas affect mucosal membrane of the head and neck with 1951 cases reported from 1945 to 2011 in the world. The article describes the case of the 65-year-old patient suffered from the palate melanoma that was irradiated on tumor area. The other therapeutic options for melanoma patients were discussed....
An Underdiagnosed ARVC Case until the Age of 67-Years with Two Large Aneurysms in the Right Ventricle
Kevser G Balci, Mustafa M Balci, Samet Yilmaz and Ramazan Akdemir
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 01, 2016
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a cardiomyopathy that manifests with ventricular tachycardia (VT), ventricular fibrillation (VF) and sudden cardiac death (SCD). Hence immediate intervention is necessary for this type of presentation. A 67-year-old man was admitted to our emergency department with palpitation. Electrocardiogram (ECG) showed VT. Despite amiodarone and lidocaine administration VT persisted....