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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410111

Tension Free Vaginal Tape Erosion into the Urinary Bladder: A Case Report

Priyanka Singh and Han How Chuan

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 28, 2017

The Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) is the most commonly performed procedure for the management of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). There is insufficient data on the occurrence of complications and their management. The incidence of tape erosion and infection is observed to be higher with synthetic non-absorbable slings....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4053.1510018

Corticosterone Response in Sleep Deprivation and Sleep Fragmentation

Yonglin Gao, Brandon Akers, Michael B Roberts and Rif S El-Mallakh

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 23, 2017

Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep deprivation is understood to be associated with more severe negative effects than REM fragmentation. Comparison of the corticosterone response between these patterns of sleep disruption has not been well characterized. Black Swiss mice were exposed to 1-day and 3-day periods of REM deprivation with inverted flower-pot method or REM fragmentation using the moving bar ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510034

Cricoid Pressure during Rapid Sequence Induction - Time to Let Go and Grab the Ultrasound?

RA Fearnley, S Badiger, CA Oti and I Ahmad

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 20, 2018

Accurate localisation of the cricoid cartilage is a key step in the successful application of cricoid pressure during rapid sequence induction. Poorly localised pressure is unlikely to confer any protective benefit to our patients and may have deleterious effects on laryngoscopy. We postulated that the use of ultrasound would greatly improve the accuracy of cricoid cartilage localisation prior to ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510054

A Retrospective Study of Catheter-Related Thrombosis Using the Central Vein Catheters for the Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Shinichiro Koketsu, Shinichi Sameshima, Takashi Okuyama, Hiroshi Shigematsu and Masatoshi Oya

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 22, 2018

Leukocyte apheresis is a therapeutic option for moderate-to-severe active ulcerative colitis in Japan. It causes fewer complications, however, leukocyte apheresis requires the use of a relatively large caliber of peripheral venous line for hemodialysis. We reluctantly used a large caliber catheter with a double-lumen into the central vein. Catheter-related thrombosis and infection cases were occas...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510053

Association of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Subjects in Yaounde Cameroon Using a Panel of Serum Biomarkers (PGII, HpIgG): A Case Control Study

Ebule IA, Djune FAK, Njeambosay BA, Doh GN, Metaghue G, Majuikouo L, Befolo MHDM, Nkayo M, Tanni B, Heugueu C, FEUATSAPK C, Noah ND, Paloheimo L and Syrjanen K

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 30, 2017

Infection to Helicobacter pylori has been associated to many gastrointestinal diseases including gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, atrophic gastritis and gastric cancer. Chronic infections are frequent and severe in patients with diabetes mellitus (DMT2), probably due to the impairment of their immune status. The link between H. pylori infection and diabetes mellitu...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510052

Atrophic Gastritis and Gastric Cancer Risk amongst Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Subjects and Controls in Yaounde Cameroon Using a Panel of Serum Biomarkers (PGI, G-17)

Ebule IA, Djune FAK, Njeambosay BA, Doh G N, Befolo MHDM, Nkayo M, Metaghue G, Majuikouo L, Tanni B, Heugueu C, FEUATSAPK C, Noah ND, Paloheimo L and Syrjanen K

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 30, 2017

Gastric inflammation is a precursor to many gastrointestinal disorders including, peptic ulcer disease, atrophic gastritis and gastric cancer. Gastritis is frequent and usually severe in patients with diabetes mellitus (DMT2), probably due to the impairment of their immune status. Atrophic gastritis is usually accompanied by low hydrochloric acid, low pepsinogens and hypergastrinemia and is the most significant risk condition for gastric cancer....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510051

The Role of Wide Area Transepithelial Sampling WATS 3D as an Adjunct to Standard Forceps Biopsy in Barrett's

Meghana Vellanki and Steven Clayton

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 30, 2017

Barrett's esophagus requires surveillance to monitor for dysplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma. New methods have been developed to detect dysplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma. One of these methods, the wide area transepithelial sampling 3D brush biopsy (WATS 3D) is a computer-assisted brush-biopsy technique that uses an abrasive sampling instrument to detect dysplasia or esophageal adenocarci...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510065

Association between Intervention Delivery Approach for Postnatal Depression and its Subsequent Adherence

Omobolanle Omisade, Alice Good and Tineke Fitch

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 12, 2018

Recent research on providing support for women with postnatal depression indicates that many women poorly comply with treatment or show only moderate improvement in depression. This paper reviews evidence on the association between intervention delivery approach for postnatal depression and its subsequent adherence....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510037

Differential Risky Behaviors among HIV Positive and HIV Negative People

Celine Nguefeu Nkenfou, Josiane Gouekem, Antoine Socpa, Blandine Nkenfou Kampa, Elvis Ndukong Ndzi, Alexandre Nkoum and Alexis Njolo

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 28, 2017

HIV positive and HIV negative people were recruited in the capital city of Cameroon. Data were collected through a structured questionnaire, pretested and validated, before and after the knowledge of HIV status. The information collected include: Age at first sexual intercourse, number of sexual partners, usage of condoms and frequency of sexual intercourses....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410061

Novel Description of Nash's Rectal Funnel for Drainage of Pelvic Collections Following Colorectal Surgery

O Pickering, A Leonard, A Clarke and GF Nash

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 12, 2018

The Nash rectal funnel is a soft silastic hollow apparatus which can easily be inserted through the anus to open the blown rectal cross-staples after instillation of local anaesthetic jelly (Instillagel). It is introduced on the ward with the patient in the lateral position. The wider flange is folded over your finger and introduced without discomfort. ...

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