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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410060

Preoperative Imaging in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis is Associated with Low Negative Appendectomy Rate

Oystein Hoydahl, Hartwig Korner and Tom-Harald Edna

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

Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency worldwide, but the diagnosis continues to challenge clinicians. In the light of the constantly increasing demand for evidence-based treatment and avoiding unnecessary surgery, the traditional rates of negative appendectomies up to as high as 25% are no longer considered acceptable. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410059

Management of Incisional Hernias at a Tertiary Centre

Jacob A Akoh

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

All patients with incisional hernias who underwent repair at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth between 2009 and 2011 were included in the study. A retrospective review of elective and emergency cases; operative details of the index procedure and hernia repair; and postoperative events and outcome was performed. Analysis was performed using an Excel pivot table and tests of statistical significance perf...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510082

The Effects of Pre-Exercise Blood Glucose on Responses to Short Duration High Intensity Exercise

Emma Swanwick and Martyn Matthews

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 08, 2018

Carbohydrate ingestion prior to exercise has been the subject of much debate over the last few decades with a range of individual responses observed with different carbohydrate loads, across a time period of 15-75 minutes pre-exercise. It has been argued that pre-exercise carbohydrate feeding, and subsequent insulin response, added to the onset of moderate intensity exercise can lead to hypoglyca...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510081

Effects of a Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Intervention on Athletes Psychological Responses Following Injury: A Pilot Study

Scott Rollo, Jill Tracey and Harry Prapavessis

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 15, 2017

Participation in sport is associated with the possibility of athletic injury. The 2013-2014 Statistics Canada Community Health Survey indicated 33.5% of injuries were a result of participation in sport and exercise. Additionally, an estimated eight million sports injuries are treated annually in Europe and over 3.3 million athletic related injuries are reported in the United States annually....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510080

Influence of 7-Day Simulated Microgravity on Human Mechanical Properties Calf and Architecture and the Effect of Electromyostimulation Training

Yuri A Koryak

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 27, 2017

A number of studies have indicated that sudden exposure to microgravity environment causes a decrease in the tone of the skeletal muscles, reduction of muscle strength, perceptual and coordination disorders in the neuromuscular systems, shift of the spinal reflex mechanisms and degradation of joint position sense....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510079

A Step towards a Field Based Agility Test in Team Sports

David Drake, Rodney Kennedy, Jonny Davis, Matthew Godfrey, Simon MacLeod and Amy Davis

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 23, 2017

Agility perfos makinrmance tests are limited by the requirement for force plates, timing gates or expensive camera systemg application into practice challenging. The primary aim of this study was to assess the inter-rater reliability of a field based 1v1 agility test encompassing perceptual-action performance. A secondary aim was to assess the relationship between the 1v1 agility tests with a range of physical performance tests including a commonly used Y step test....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510078

Plantar Fibromatosis: An Unusual Cause of Plantar Pain

Filipa Vieira, Clarissa Canella, Flavia Costa, Alessandro Severo and Edson Marchiori

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 22, 2017

Ledderhose's disease or plantar fibromatosis is a rare benign condition characterized by local proliferation of fibrous nodular tissue within the plantar aponeurosis. The diagnosis of this disease is based on clinical examination but imaging is often required to confirm the diagnosis or reveal alternative diagnosis. Because the cause of Ledderhose disease is still unknown....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3235.1510030

The Key Role of Multislice Computed Tomography for Direct Aortic Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Giuseppe Bruschi, Fesc Paola Colombo, Bruno Merlanti, Diana Artioli, Stefano Nava, Francesco Soriano, Oriana Belli, Francesco Musca, Luca Botta, Giuseppe Tata, Ettore Colombo, Fabrizio Oliva and Claudio F Russo

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

Retrograde femoral implantation is considered the less invasive approach for TAVI, however TAVI patients are also often affected by severe iliac-femoral arteriopathy, rendering the trans-femoral approach either unemployable or are deemed to carry a high risk of vascular injury....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510021

Medical Presentations of Psychosis - Mimics and Life-Threatening Illnesses

Scott Sulik, Carly Eastin, Kimberly Nordstrom and Michael P Wilson

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

Disordered cognition, commonly but inaccurately referred to as "psychosis", is a challenging symptom to evaluate and manage in the critical care or emergency department setting. Although exacerbation of a primary psychiatric disorder may indeed be associated with psychosis, a large number of medical illnesses may present similarly. Often, there is no single test to establish a definitive diagnosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510013

Muscle Activation Patterns in Wheelchair Basketball Athletes with and without Physical Disability

Matthew Hanks and Gretchen Oliver

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

Wheelchair basketball is a highly competitive sport that uses primarily upper extremity and lumbo-pelvic musculature to accomplish all tasks of the sport (i.e., wheelchair propulsion, dribbling, passing, shooting, and rebounding). Free throw execution is one of the basic skills first introduced when learning the sport of wheelchair basketball, and the mechanics utilized during a free throw attempt...

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