Petechial Rash and Thrombocytopenia after the Booster Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine: A Case Report and Literature Review
Selia Chowdhury, Samia Chowdhury, Nurjahan Shipa Chowdhury, Athanasios Patousis, Anna Gerothanasi and Panagiotis Patousis
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 25, 2022
Since December 2020, the Pfizer-BioNTech BNT16B2b2 mRNA vaccine has been widely used to prevent COVID-19 infection. Vaccination is now widely regarded as the most effective way to reduce the pandemic's morbidity and death. Except for mild and infrequent adverse effects, almost all vaccinations are considered safe. One of the documented adverse effects of the COVID-19 immunizations is vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenic purpura. We discuss the case of a 25-year-old gentleman who received an u...
Immuno-Therapy in Lung Cancer - How Does Immuno-therapy for Lung Cancer Change Patients' Vision?
Tshetiz Dahal, MBBS
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 23, 2022
Survival rates of metastatic lung cancer including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and poor lung cell cancer (SCLC) are poor with a survival rate of less than 5%. The use of cell-oriented therapies has improved the overall survival of the median (OS) in a limited group of NSCLC patients whose tumors undergo certain genetic mutations. However in a large group of NSCLC and SCLC cell mutations are not available to lead to targeted targeted treatment. Recent positive results from new medical rese...
Expression Pattern of IL-6 and Interferon Gamma (IFN-γ) from Chronic Hepatitis B Genotype D Patients from Nepal
Smita Shrestha, Mukunda Sharma and Krishna Das Manandhar
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 09, 2022
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Genotype D has been associated with chronicity leading to Liver cirrhosis and Hepatocellular carcinoma. The Genotype is one of the most common genotypes detected in Nepal. However, the expression analysis for cytokines like IFNγ and IL-6 which could help in boosting the immunity in patients has not been done. The study aims to investigate the expression of IFNγ and IL-6 in chronic HBV patients with Genotype D. Sera samples from 43 Hepatitis B infected patients were coll...