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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410050

General and Oral Aspects in Apert Syndrome: Report of a Case

Villarreal-Becerra Einer, Luis Sanchez-Soler, Angel Espias-Gomez, Leonard RH Jr, Julio Herrero-Payo and Eduardo Chimenos-Kustner

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 26, 2015

Background:The present paper describes the general and oral manifestations in a 32-year-old man previously diagnosed with Apert syndrome. Clinical examination revealed features of acrocephalosyndactyly. The patient was found to have a flattened occiput with frontal prominence, abnormal contour of head (brachycephaly), shallow and downward slanting orbits with bilateral proptosis, hypertelorism, re...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410049

Sural and Radial Sensory Responses in Patients with Sensory Polyneuropathy

Ying Guo, J Lynn Palmer, Xun S Brown and Jack Fu

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 21, 2015

The amplitude of Sensory Nerve Action Potentials (SNAPs), as an indicator for the amount of peripheral sensory nerve axon, is important in the diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy. Since the sural and radial nerves are at low risk for compressive injury, the sural and radial SNAPs are especially useful in the electrodiagnosis of polyneuropathy....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410048

Hepatic Arterioportal Fistulae: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature

Thanh Tran, Marc Burrell and William M. Lee

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 20, 2015

Hepatic arterio portal fistulae are inappropriate connections between the hepatic artery and portal vein and are obscure causes of acquired portal hypertension. There have been a small number of cases reported since it was first described in 1892 by Sachs. These fistulae can cause significant morbidity and mortality as a result of the portal hypertension, but unlike cirrhosis, are potentially cura...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3419/2/3/1022

Laparoscopic-Assisted Surgery for Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Originating from the Descending Colon: A Case Report and Literature Review

Keiji Matsuda, Takahiro Yagi, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Yoshihisa Fukushima, Takuya Akahane, Ryu Shimada, Atsushi Horiuchi, Keisuke Nakamura, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Tamuro Hayama, Junko Tamura, Hisae Iinuma, Shoichi Fujii, Keijiro Nozawa, Takuo Tokairin, Yuko Sasajima, Fukuo Kondo and Yojiro Hashiguchi

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 30, 2015

Primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) localized in the large intestine is extremely rare. We report a first case of MFH in colon that underwent a laparoscopy-assisted colectomy. A 74-year-old female had a 3-month history of blood stool. Barium enema study showed protrusion in the descending colon. Colonoscopy revealed submucosal tumor-like lesion with central ulceration. A biopsy was obtain...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510009

Prostate Cancer Survivorship: A Systematic Review

Sanchia S Goonewardene, Young A and R. Persad

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 08, 2015

Background: Due to advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment, the number of prostate cancer survivors is increasing. Yet, with this expanding cohort of patients, very little has been done to develop services. Objective: A systematic review was conducted to explore prostate cancer survivorship issues. This analysis will inform development of interventions. Discussion: The literature is reviewed...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410036

Relationship between Full-Thickness Macular Hole and Retinal Break/Lattice Degeneration

Jinglin Zhang, Yonghao Li, Xiujuan Zhao, Yu Cai, Xiling Yu and Lin Lu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 02, 2015

The pathogenesis of full-thickness Macular Hole (MH) is not clearly understood but is believed to involve anteroposterior traction and/or tangential traction exerted by the posterior vitreous cortex at the fovea. Retinal Break (RB) and lattice degeneration are one of the most important abnormalities of vitreous and vitreoretinal interface. To figure out the relationship between the full-thickness ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510004

Caregiver Abuse of Chicago Chinese Older Adults in a Community-Dwelling Population

Xin Qi Dong and Ge Li

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 05, 2015

Elder abuse, also referred to as elder mistreatment or elder maltreatment, is an important public health and human rights issue. The prevalence of elder abuse ranges from 2.2% to 61.1% around the world. The 2008 US National Elder Mistreatment Study suggests that more than 10% of the community-dwelling aging population reported elder abuse or potential neglect in the past year. Existing literature ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510005

Should We Use Various Obesity Measures Interchangeably?

Shuman Yang

Article Type: Short Note | First Published: August 18, 2015

In clinical setting or clinical research studies, convenient obesity measures such as body weight and Body Mass Index (BMI) are commonly used to quantify obesity status of patients or research participants. Although these obesity data are easy and cheap to collect, they may have problems as compared to other obesity measures....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510006

Should Potential Micronutrient Deficiencies be evaluated when designing Weight Loss Interventions for Obese Individuals?

Nath A, Shope TR, and Koch TR

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: August 21, 2015

Malnutrition is considered to be a condition that develops when individuals do not receive adequate quantities of energy-providing nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and water. Inadequate intake does not permit the maintenance of physiologically normal tissue and organ function. Dietary intake could be an origin for obesity, as well as an origin for the development of micronutrient deficiencies. The N...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410058

Ovarian Stromal Hyperthecosis and Hyperandrogenemia Refractory to Hormonal Suppression

Gregory M Gressel, Natalia Buza, Shirley M McCarthy and Pinar H Kodaman

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 26, 2015

Ovarian stromal hyperthecosis (OSH) is an uncommon clinical entity. According to the 2014 WHO classification of gynecologic tumors, it has been documented in one-third of patients older than age 55 years of age in autopsy studies. This disorder usually presents in the second or third decade of life with menstrual irregularity as well as signs of virilization. Presentation in the post-menopausal pe...

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