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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510019

No Significant Difference in Outcomes for Surgical Treatment of Thyroid Cancer in Kidney Transplant Recipients - Analysis of the HCUP NIS Data

Darren B Abbas, MD, Eric Goldschmidt, MD, Christina Camick, MD, Weikai Qu, MD, PhD and Jorge Ortiz, MD

Article Type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE | First Published: December 13, 2019

Solid organ transplant recipients, and in particular Kidney Transplant (KTx) patients, are at increased risk for developing thyroid cancers due to immunosuppression and improved long-term survival post-transplant. Using the HCUP NIS database, we compared mortality rate, disposition, LOS, and total hospital charge between KTx and Non-KTx patients following thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer during 2008-2014....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510018

A Current Approach to Hyperprolactinemia

Lau CS and Aw TC

Article Type: REVIEW ARTICLE | First Published: December 04, 2019

Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary lactotrophs and is controlled by the influence of hypothalamic dopamine. PRL stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of mammary cells for lactation. There are many causes for hyperprolactinemia, including analytical, physiological, pharmacological, pathological and idiopathic causes. Macroprolactin is a significant analytical cause of hyperprolactinemia, and the most common cause of pathological hyperprolactinemia is prolactin secreting adenomas....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510017

Contribution of 99M TC-HMDP Bone Scintigraphy in the Diagnosis of Fibrous Dysplasia of Mccune Albright Syndrome in Infant: A Case Report

F Fokoue, S El Mselmi and N Ismaili Alaoui

Article Type: REVIEW ARTICLE | First Published: November 16, 2019

We report the case of an infant with McCune-Albright syndrome who was diagnosed with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia using 99m Tc-HMDP bone scintigraphy outside the clinical presentation, although not conventionally presented by the infant. The aim of this work is to show the interest of bone scintigraphy in the diagnosis of McCune Albright syndrome....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510016

Close Relationship of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and Glucose Dysregulation

Hiroshi BANDO, MD, PhD

Article Type: COMMENTARY | First Published: June 03, 2019

One of the recent crucial medical problems in the world has been diabetes mellitus, which is increasing in developed and also developing countries. Furthermore, dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) in the elderly has been also medical and social problems due to the extended life span....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4059/1710018

The Relationship of Self-Reported Psychosocial Protective Factors to Characteristics of Adolescent Psychiatric Patients

Shady S Shebak, MD, Tenzing Yangchen, MD, Katherine Shaver, MS and J Eric Vance, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 08, 2020

Studies of the phenomenon of psychosocial resilience in the lives of a subset of high-risk individuals have suggested that certain psychosocial protective (resiliency) factors moderate the impact of biopsychosocial risk factors as they contribute to the development of mental illness. Resilience can be defined by factors which are present in high-risk individuals who have escaped illness, but not necessarily present in low-risk individuals who have never been ill. Some studies have provided evidence that certain protective factors can moderate the progression and functional outcome of mental il...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710031

Management of Temporomandibudar Joint Ankylosis with Costo-Chondral Graft Application: Case Report and Review of Literature

Nikolaos Kolomvos, Agamemnon Chliaoutakis and Nikolaos Papadogeorgakis

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 12, 2020

The term ankylosis of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is derived from the Greek word meaning stiffening of a joint due to disease process and referred to describe a permanent movement disfunction of the mandible caused by the fusion of joint surfaces by bone, fibrous or mixed tissue, bilateral or unilateral. When the cause of the ankylosis is extra-articular is referred to as pseudoankylosis or false ankylosis, while when caused by intra-articular problems referred to as true ankylosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510033

Association of Eating Behavior and Parental Body Mass Index with Obesity of Primary School Children: A Case Study in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

Khue Minh Pham, Phuc Thanh Pham, Cuong Nam Nguyen and Nam Quoc Nguyen

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 13, 2020

Obesity in children has adverse effects on both health and psychology. Obesity is known to be influenced by environmental factors and genetic factors, as well as the interaction between genes and environment. Hai Phong city located in the northern part of Vietnam has rapid economic growth and urbanization. Along with the development, the percentage of obese children has increased. To date, there have been no studies on the relationship between risky factors and obesity in children in this city. The present study aimed to explore the association of eating behavior and parental BMI with obesity ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510032

Upper Gastric Obstruction Related to a Fibrous Scare after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band

Tresor Monsere Modia, MD, Marie Dior, MD, Msc, Daniela Calabrese, MD, Henri Duboc, MD, PHD and Benoit Coffin, MD, PHD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 06, 2020

A 31-year-old woman who carried a laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity presented chronic postprandial vomiting and lack of efficacy with weight recovery three years after surgery. The adjustable gastric band was removed but symptoms did not improve. Morphologic and functional tests demonstrated a functional obstruction 5 to 6 cm below the oeso-gastric junction, probably related to a fibrous scare, which could explain symptoms. Laparoscopic procedure confirmed the diagnosis, the scare was surgically removed and food intolerance symptoms resolved rapidly....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510072

Primary Thyroid Lymphomas: A Report of Five Cases

Hajar Haoufadi, Mohamed Chehbouni, Youssef Rochdi, Hassan Nouri and Abdelaziz Raji

Article Type: Case Series | First Published: February 12, 2020

Primary thyroid gland lymphoma is a rare condition, accounting for only 2% of extranodal lymphomas, usually occurring in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis. Among these lymphomas, B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma is the most frequently encountered, while Hodgkin’s disease and T-cell lymphomas are extremely rare. Through this paper, we report 5 primary thyroid lymphoma cases, diagnosed in our department in a period of 6 years (Jan 2012 to Dec 2017), all of them were B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas. Primary thyroid lymphoma is very uncommon, representing about 5% of all thyroid malignancies, its cli...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510110

Dog Scratch Fever Secondary to Capnocytophaga Species in a Patient Without Risk Factors

Linda C Klumpp, MD, Gustine Liu-Young, MD, James Craig, MD, Leonard Hamera, MD, Jeffrey Jordan, MD, Srinivas Dantuluri, DO and Sunoj Abraham, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 12, 2020

Capnocytophaga is a rare bacteria found in the saliva of canines. C. canimorsus is present in the oral cavity of 67-86% of dogs. In vitro growth requires specialized media. Patients who are immunocompromised are at greatest risk for infection. There are no clinical trials examining the duration of antibiotics. Capnocytophaga species is a very rare fastidious, slow growing gram negative rod found in the saliva of canines and felines. It belongs to the genus flavobacteriacea, a capnophilic facultative anaerobe. In vitro growth requires a specialized media containing, high iron and carbon dioxide...

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