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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510043

A Novel ATP1A2 Mutation in Pediatric Hemiplegic Migraine

Christopher J Butler and Andrew Mallick

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 02, 2018

Migraine is a common pediatric disorder presenting with unilateral frontal headache. Hemiplegic migraine is a rare and clinically challenging subtype of migraine with aura. There are two different subtypes of hemiplegic migraines; they can occur as either sporadic or familial forms. Recently our understanding of the genetics underlying hemiplegic migraine has rapidly evolved. Familial hemiplegic migraine has been associated with pathogenic mutations in three independent genes. Migraine is a common pediatric disorder typically presenting with severe unilateral frontal headache which can be asso...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510067

Childhood Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Oral Manifestations and Dental Care

Rafaela Brito Vasconcelos, Gabriela Brito Vasconcelos, Michele Gomes do Nascimento and Viviane Colares

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 01, 2018

Oral manifestations may be the first clinical signs of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) diagnosed by a pediatric dentist. The aim of the present study was to describe oral manifestations and dental care for patients with ITP. A narrative review of the literature was performed, involving a search in the MEDLINE (PubMED) electronic database for relevant articles published in English using the following keywords: "Purpura, Thrombocytopenic, Idiopathic", "Hematologic diseases" and "Dental care". No restrictions were imposed with regard to the year of publication. The inclusion criteria we...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510055

Screening Colonoscopy Adverse Events in Aging Adults: Does Frailty Matter?

Toosizadeh N, Ehsani H, Taleban S, Golden T, Tirambulo C and Mohler J

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 01, 2018

Socio-demographic data, the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI), and UEF clinical frailty syndrome classification (non-frail versus pre-frail/frail) were assessed prior to colonoscopy, and acute colonoscopy outcomes were stratified into three severity categories. Logistic regression and ANOVA/ANCOVA were employed. 41% of non-frail had one or more complications, versus 70% of pre-frail/frail group. Those in the pre-frail/frail group had nearly three times the number of acute colonoscopy complications (OR 2.84, p = 0.01) when compared to the non-frail. Chronological age, and comorbidity score (CCI)...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410077

Iatrogenic Nerve Injury Resulting in Respiratory Failure after Mediastinoscopy

Dustin Hang, Herodotos Ellinas and Sylvia Y Dolinski

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 01, 2018

Acute respiratory failure is divided into four categories: hypoxemic (type I), hypercarbic (type II), perioperative (type III) and shock (type IV). We present a case of perioperative respiratory failure in a patient with iatrogenic phrenic nerve injury after mediastinoscopy and the implications for a high index of suspicion as well as appropriate diagnostics. Of the four types of respiratory failu...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410239

Paucisymptomatic Migrated Intrauterine Contraceptive Device to the Sigmoid Colon: A Case Report

Abdelwahed Yahmadi, Hakim Zenaidi, Najeh Hsayaoui, Saber Rebii, Choaouki Mbarki, Hajer Bettaieb, Hedhili Oueslati and Ayoub Zoghlami

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 31, 2018

Migration of intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) to adjacent organs is rare but the most serious complication. Withdrawal of any migrated IUCD is advisable even if asymptomatic and Laparoscopic removal remain the gold standard, however sometimes finding the device intra-operatively is challenging for the surgeon. We report a case of laparoscopic removal of migrated IUCD to the sigmoid colon. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410076

Quality of Life and Anxiety Status following Donor Liver Transplantation

Ayten Saracoglu, Fisun Bulutcu, Levent Oklu, Ercument Yentur, Yaman Tokat and Yildiray Yuzer

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 31, 2018

Anxiety disorder, which is encountered in surgical patients receiving general anesthesia is a psychological and physical condition, characterized by sudden onset of hazard perception and extensive fear, and may lead to panic disorder. In this study, we aimed to determine anxiety levels of liver transplantation donors via a questionnaire and reveal their quality of life and anxiety status during the 1st postoperative day and month....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510118

Electric Stimulation of Human Nasal Conchae towards Reproduction of Olfactory Sensations

Kasun Karunanayaka, Sharon Kalu Ufere, Hanis Camelia and Adrian David Cheok

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: October 31, 2018

The human nose is a complicated and smart part of the chemosensory system. Humans have multifaceted olfactory bulbs and orbitofrontal cortices, which provide them with more sensitive and dynamic abilities for the sense of smell, and as such humans could detect at least 1 trillion different smells. In the olfactory epithelium, odour molecules bind to olfactory receptors which are expressed in olfactory sensory neurons in the nose. Once an odorant binds to the receptor, the olfactory receptors trigger a series of signals to the cells interiors that ultimately results in the opening and closing o...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510048

Adrenocortical Carcinoma in a Young Patient: Report of a Rare Case and Review of the Literature at King Abdulaziz University Hospital

Sultan Almuallem, Shahad Abualhamael, Hala Mosli, Hisham Mosli and Murad Aljiffry

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 31, 2018

Adrenocortical tumors are rare neoplasms with poor prognosis and with an incidence of one in one million population. They are categorized as either functional (hormone-secreting) or silent and as either benign or malignant. We are reporting a very rare case of huge (16 cm) adrenocortical carcinoma in a 19-years-old male patient who presented with a progressively increasing right abdominal mass and...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5734/1510066

Microbiological Evaluation of Biofilm Formation on the Fixed Twin Block Appliance: A Clinical Trial

Vanashree Vilas Takane, Roopa Jatti, Kishore Bhat, Divya Keshan, Kanhoba Keluskar and Amit Jaisinghani

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 31, 2018

Fixed twin block-a fixed functional appliance, used in orthodontic therapy serves as a surface for microbial colonisation. The microorganisms organised as biofilms are protected from harmful environmental factors and an increased risk of disease may be its direct consequence. The employment of fixed acrylic based Twin Block appliance can represent a factor promoting the colonisation of the oral ca...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510034

Kambo: A Shamanistic Ritual Arriving in the West - Description, Risks and Perception by the Users

Jan M Keppel Hesselink

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 31, 2018

The impact of priests and their institutions is vanishing in our culture. This depletes the society from religious experiences. However, many are looking into new ways of experiencing the essence of life. One of the new sources inspiring people to reconnect with themselves and with nature can be found in shamanism. Since some decades now rituals from the Amazon based on herbal products such as Ayahuascaare increasingly seen in Europe and the United States....

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