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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410083

Cadaver Pylorus Simulates Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

Paul A Brisson, Cayla C DeLuca, Kaitlyn Lemes and Samuel C Purkey

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

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is a disorder of infants that results in an abnormal thickening of the pyloric sphincter. Surgical division of the pyloric muscle fibers under general anesthesia is the standard treatment. There is currently no realistic simulation model of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. Surgeons learn the procedure on live infants. Our objective was to determine if an adult embalmed cadaver pylorus, a readily available resource at most medical schools, could serve as a simulation model of HPS for the performance of an open infant pyloromyotomy....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410082

Evaluation of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Hepcidin and Conventional Biochemical Markers as Predictors in Disease Severity of Intra-Abdominal Inflammation

Mehmet Ilhan, Recep Ercin Sonmez, Gizem Oner, Murat Kose, Tufan Tukek and Cemalettin Ertekin

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 06, 2018

Hepcidin is an iron-regulating protein that also behaves as an acute-phase reactant during the inflammation process. The aim of the current research was to assess the efficiency and usability of serum hepcidin levels in determining the severity of intraabdominal inflammation, and to compare hepcidin with other acute phase reactants....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510040

Effects of the Miyakejima Volcano Eruption on Public Health

Mikio Shiozawa, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Naohiro Sata, Yoshikazu Yasuda and Hideo Nagai

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: August 06, 2018

In June 2000, the Miyakejima volcano suddenly erupted, forcing evacuation of all inhabitants. We undertook this study to evaluate the effects on the health of inhabitants after their returning to the island 4 years after the eruption. We examined 269 inhabitants, who visited the Miyakejima Central Clinic, and specifically discussed symptoms related to exposure and anxiety related to the disaster....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3308.1510031

Vitamin D Levels in Patients with Anaphylaxis with or without Asthma Compared to the General Population

Farrukh Sheikh, Agha M Rehan Khaliq, Qasim A Sheikh, Abdul Hadi Al Qahtani, Samia Al Hashim, Rand Arnaout and Rashid Amin

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 06, 2018

Vitamin D has immunomodulatory properties. Most of the evidence points towards a causal association between low vitamin D levels and the development of asthma and allergy but the results are not conclusive. We studied the vitamin D levels of patients with anaphylaxis and compared them to previously published vitamin D levels in the Saudi population....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510100

Ellis Van Creveld Syndrome - A Diagnosis to be Considered in Every Case of Polydactyly

Praneet Lale, Neeraj Aggarwal, Mridul Agarwal, Raja Joshi and Reena Joshi

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

1 year 2-months-old female child presented to our institution with complains of rapid breathing, failure to gain weight and increase precordial activity. There is no history of consanguineous marriage. Antenatal, natal and post-natal history were not contributory. Elder sibling had similar history. On general examination patient had a short stature with bilateral postaxial polydactyly of hands and feet (Figure 1a and Figure 1b). Cardiovascular examination revealed increased precordial pulsations, loud P2, Ejection systolic murmur of grade 3/6 at left upper sternal border, grade 4/6 pansystolic...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510034

Hypertension: Drug Adherence and Social Factors

Ana Correia de Oliveira and Paulo Santos

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: August 04, 2018

Hypertension is the most prevalent cardiovascular risk factor in the world, increasing significantly with aging. The treatment of arterial hypertension leads to the reduction of the risk of cardiovascular events, such as stroke and heart disease. In the adult population, the prevalence of hypertension is about 30 to 45%, varying between countries. In 2010, more than 1.3 billion adults age ≥ 20-years-old were hypertensive worldwide, representing an estimated global age-standardized prevalence of hypertension of 31.1%....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510059

Management of Keloid Scars: Surgical Versus Medical Therapy

Abdulhadi Jfri and Ali Alajmi

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

Keloids are benign fibroproliferative tumors that occur as a response to any kind of injury to the skin to susceptible individuals. Keloid tissue extends beyond the margins of the wound which distinguish it from hypertrophic lesions. Keloids tend to grow symptomless, but still can often cause pain or itching. They have a functional, aesthetic, or psychosocial impact on patients, as highlighted by quality-of-life studies....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ijtd-2017/1710004

Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis among Secondary School Students in Ifedore Local Government, Ondo State, Nigeria

Akinneye JO, Fasidi MM, Afolabi OJ and Adesina FP

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 04, 2 018

Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis) is water borne parasitic disease caused by a blood fluke (trematode) of the genus Schistosoma. Adult schistosome worms live in mammalian host and the intermediate host is aquatic snail. Schistosomiasis ranks second to malaria in terms of prevalence and persistence with grave public health and socio-economic importance in endemic communities. This study assessed the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among students of five selected secondary schools in Ifedore Local Government of Ondo State. A total of four hundred and thirteen (413) students urine samples were...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510101

'Stick to it' - Exercise Programmed Adherence as the Main Determinant of Successful Weight Loss Interventions

Santiago Tavares Paes and Renato Marques Bianchini

Article Type: Perspective Article | First Published: August 04, 2018

The regular practice of physical exercise can improve the functioning of energetic systems, increasing metabolic efficiency, which reduces the progression of the pathological effects of obesity. The increase in energy expenditure secondary to physical exercise occurs by stimulating the metabolic reactions and the enhancement of energy substrate use by active exercised muscles. There are many metabolic factors activated by exercise....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510100

What Factors Can Increase the Metabolic Effects of Regular Practice of Physical Exercises in Obesity?

Santiago Tavares Paes

Article Type: Communication | First Published: August 04, 2018

Physical exercise has been used as an important tool in the prevention and treatment of obesity by developing physical qualities that positively alter body composition, metabolic activity and by attenuating the comorbidities associated with excess weight. An inverse association has been demonstrated between physical activity level and development of obesity....

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