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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5807/1510006

On Emerging Clinical Dental Specialties and Recognition

Ronald S Brown

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: July 24, 2015

Dentistry is mainly a surgical clinical profession and dental clinicians are primarily involved in the surgical management of oral diseases and conditions. There are a few American Dental Association (ADA)-recognized non-surgical dental specialties such as Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, and Public Health Dentistry. These non-surgical dental specialties are mainly s...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410040

Favorable Plaque Sealing Process after Implantation of Endeavor Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent into Chronic Total Occlusion of Sirolimus Eluting Stent

Minoru Ichikawa and Yoshiyuki Kijima

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 23, 2015

We here report a case with in-stent chronic total occlusion (CTO) of sirolimus-eluting stent (SES). The SES-CTO lesion was successfully treated with additional implantation of Endeavorzotarolimus-eluting stent (E-ZES) into the lesion. During the follow up period of 50 months, coronary angioscopy and optical coherence tomography revealed the favorable plaque sealing process after E-ZES implantation...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510006

Family Therapy in Developing Countries Primary Care

Alain Quinet, Sarah Shelmerdine, Patrick Van Dessel and Jean-Pierre Unger

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 23, 2015

Purpose: Mental health and psychosomatic problems are both widespread and disabling in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). There is a clear need for strategies to strengthen first line services for their treatment. Family ('systemic') therapy has been shown to be effective in this setting but there is a dearth of research investigating its use. Methods: A family therapist, psychiatrist by trai...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3672/1410012

Hemolysis of Some Elderly MDS Cases Might be Related to Prolonged Parvovirus B19 Infection

Nagahito Saito, Kiminari Ito, Katsuhiro Higashiura, Rinji Murakami, Naotaka Miyoshi, Toshiaki Nakagawa, Maneo Yamamoto, Chiko Ueno, Kenta Honma, Makio Ishikawa, Kazunori Ehata, Tomoyuki Yanami, Katsumi Katagiri and Hong Kean Ooi

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 27, 2015

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a hematological disorder due to abnormal maturation and differentiation of stem cells. It is clinically manifested as cytopenia and commonly seen in elderly persons. Some MDS cases are known to show longitudinal hemolysis, which is attributed to various factors. Human parvovirus B19 (B19V) had been found in blood for transfusion and is also capable of infecting im...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410039

Ranolazine: Beyond the Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris

Nicola Vitulano, Pio Cialdella, Massimo Gustapane, Lorenzo Vitulano, Daniela Pedicino and Gemma Pelargonio

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 18, 2015

The aims in the treatment of angina are relief of pain and prevention of disease progression through risk reduction. A number of patients may have contraindications or remain unrelieved from anginal discomfort with conventional drugs. Among newer alternatives, ranolazine indirectly prevents the intracellular calcium overload involved in cardiac ischemia and it is a considered as a valid addition t...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5777/1510004

Early Stage Tibia Osteomyelitis Despite The Use of Hydroxyapatite Schanz Screws: A Case Report

Ali Cagri Tekin, Murat Cakar, Mujdat Adas, Mehmet Kursad Bayraktar, Haluk Cabuk, Ali Yuce and Yusuf Ozcan

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 16, 2015

In a 7-year old patient with a right cruris Grade 1 open fracture, an external fixator was applied using hydroxyapatite-covered Schanz screws. After 6 weeks the fixator and screws were removed. Two months after the removal of the fixator, the patient presented with pain in the proximal of the medial pin site and osteomyelitis was determined in the proximal right cruris. Surgical debridement was ap...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510001

Factors Associated with Changes in HIV-Testing Uptake among Young Women (15-24 Years) in Tanzania: Analysis of 2003-04, 2007-08 and 2011-12 Tanzania HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Survey

Michael J. Mahande, Habib O. Ramadhani and Rune N. Phimemon

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 16, 2015

HIV counselling and testing (HTC) is an integral component of HIV preventive strategies. Despite an increase in the number of HTC sites, HIV testing uptake among young women in Tanzania is relatively low compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study aimed to explore the factors associated with changes in HIV testing uptake using Tanzania HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Surveys of 20...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510002

Ectopic Ventricular Activity in a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program: Significance and Prognosis

Jose Esteves da Costa, Afonso Rocha and Fernando Parada

Article Type: Short Review | First Published: August 07, 2015

Ventricular premature complexes (VPCs) are a frequent finding, even in patients without heart disease. There is an age-dependent increase in prevalence, and might be present in many structural heart diseases. VPCs are present in about 1% of routine ECGs, in up to 80% of 24-hour Holters and might be transiently present in 80 to 90% of patients after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The mechani...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510007

Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) Surgery. Results at 24-Month Follow-Up

Rosita Aniuliene, Povilas Aniulis, Lina Slabsyte and Titas Telksnys

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 09, 2015

Women pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common pathology in urogynaecology. Given the fact that women's lifespan is increasing and society is aging, this disorder is becoming more relevant, moreover, it is embarrassing for the women involved. Literature points out that pelvic organ prolapse is common in middle age women and occurs in 50% of parous women, however, not all women require surgical inte...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410039

Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes - Time to Realign Clinical Priorities

Soon H Song

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: August 05, 2015

Traditionally considered as a disease of the middle-aged, type 2 diabetes (T2D) has become increasingly more prevalent in children, adolescence and young adults below the age of 40. Of concern, this evolution of young-onset T2D is a global phenomenon. Obesity is a major predisposing factor as the age of onset is inversely associated with body mass index, reflecting the consequences of sedentary li...

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