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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510026

Escape: A Study in Conversion Disorder

Richard Antony Alexander Kanaan, Dorota Jamroz

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 04, 2018

Culture is thought to be a key determinant of conversion disorder presentation, with culturally-normed social expectations being one possible influence, yet this is rarely studied. We present a case of a young woman from a cultural background where social expectations were strong, now living in Australia, who developed conversion disorder in the context of struggling against these expectations, and expressed this as a desire to escape....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510045

Effects of Aging on Performance during the Marathon Des Sables: Focus on Athletes Aged 53-80 Years

Lydia Tsoutsoubi, Leonidas G Ioannou, Tania Amorim, Georgios I Tsianos, and Andreas D Flouris

Article Type: Short Note | First Published: June 04, 2018

The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of aging and sex on athletic performance during the 7-day Marathon des Sables (MdS) in the Sahara Desert. Anonymous data for age, sex, and average running speed (km/h) for all the athletes who registered in the MdS during the period 2000-2015 were retrieved from the official website of the race and other endurance websites....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510044

Decreased Cervical Kinesthesia in Elderly Do Not Impair Their Balance Abilities

Juliana Lopes Aguiar, Delmas Luis Freitas Rodrigues, Givago da Silva Souza and Andre dos Santos Cabral

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 04, 2018

The perception of position and joint movement, muscular tension and length, adjacent static structures strength and compression such as dermis and epidermis are important variables utilized by central nervous system, both to elaborate and to correct the voluntary motor act, as well as to start motor patterns already set in neural engrams in ontogenetic development of central nervous system....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410089

The Protective Effect of Resveratrol on Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Tugba Karadeniz and Muammer Karadeniz

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: June 04, 2018

Based on the key role of hyperglycemia-caused oxidative stress in the formation of diabetic cardiomyopathy, increased antioxidant process would best restorative approach for control of diabetic cardiomyopathy. The increased nitrative stress and peroxynitrite, activation of iNOS and TGF-B1 play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of diabetic cardiomyopathy. Reduction of the expressions of the NOS-2 and TGF-B1 appears to be one of the important mechanisms for resveratrol effect on heart....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410119

Acute Mechanical Valve Thrombosis in the Setting of Unusual Aetiology

Zain Sharif, Cian O' Carroll-Lolait, David Moore and Bryan Loo

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 04, 2018

A 65-year-old caucasian man with a history of aortic valve replacement with a St. Jude bi-leaflet mechanical prosthesis in 1984, mitral valve replacement in 2004 with Edwards Starr Ball and Cage prosthesis, atrial fibrillation and ulcerative colitis presented to our emergency department with central chest pain radiating to his jaw with associated diaphoresis and nausea. Symptom onset was an hour pre-admission....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410118

Medically Managed Iatrogenic Aortic Dissection: A Safer Option for a Dangerous Condition?

Evan D Levine, Arber Kodra, Rachel M Bond, Fadi Khoury, Dan Inder S Sraow and Georges Y Nseir

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 04, 2018

Iatrogenic aortic dissection is a rare complication of both diagnostic and interventional coronary angiography. In the few case studies that have been reported in current medical literature, surgical management was generally opted for; however, with poor overall outcomes. Given these unfavorable outcomes, a different treatment strategy should be considered. We report a case of iatrogenic aortic dissection successfully treated with intensive medical therapy and utilization of a multi-modality serial imaging approach. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410117

Diagnosis and Endovascular Management of Segmental Heel Ischemia

Miguel Montero-Baker, Bernadino Castelo Branco Rocha, David G Armstrong, Kay R Goshima, John Miller and Joseph L Mills Sr

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 04, 2018

Diabetic foot ulcers are common, costly, frequently recurrent and chronic. Once infected they all too often are the precursors of major limb amputation. Increased pressure decreased angiogenic response, neuropathy, trauma and deformity all contribute in varying degrees to the pathogenesis of these ulcers. Patients with limited mobility are at higher risk of developing an even more morbid subtype of diabetic foot complication: The heel ulcer....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410116

What if the Ventricle was Innocent for Once? The Infrequent Case of a Guilty Atrium

Angelica Abbate, Giulia Teresi, Davide Piraino, Giuseppe Andolina and Pasquale Assennato

Article Type: Letter To Editor | First Published: June 04, 2018

An 82-year-old man with chronic atrial fibrillation was admitted to our department for progressive dyspnea, III NYHA class. Almost 10 years ago, he underwent replacing of mitral valve with a mechanical prosthesis CarboMedics size 31 (Sorin Group - Milan, Italy) due to severe mitral valve insufficiency and plastic of tricuspid valve due to moderate - severe insufficiency....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510093

Pseudotumor of the Hip after Arthroplasty

Ana Zao and Pedro Cantista

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: June 04, 2018

We present an 82-year-old woman with a history of hip arthroplasty due to femur fracture during a road accident 30 years ago. She was admitted to a hospital for fever, asthenia and a large swelling in the hip. Analytic study revealed microcytic anemia and the Computed tomography showed a 7.9 inches mass surrounding the arthroplasty. It was diagnosed a Pseudotumor associated with the hip arthroplasty....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410076

Appropriate Extension of Combined Hepatectomy for Radical Resection of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Shuai Xiang and Xiao-ping Chen

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

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma is a malignant tumor of the bile duct that affects bile duct confluence and its bifurcation. The anatomical location of hilar cholangiocarcinoma is complicated, and the operation is challenging. Most doctors used local bile duct resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma in the past....

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