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COVID-19 related research

A Multicountry Level Comparison of BCG Vaccination Policy and COVID-19 Cases and Mortality
Moses Katbi, Oluwatosin Adeoye, Adefisayo Adedoyin, Adeoye Adegboye, Iyiola Faturiyele, Maryam Bello, Rose Khatri and Michele Russel
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510131
Dynamics of COVID-19: Modelling and Analysis
Umair Ali Wani, Aadil Bakshi and Moazam Ali Wani
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510128
Epidemiological Trends, Characteristics, and Distribution of COVID-19: Lessons from SARS and MERS Outbreaks and Way Forward
Amen Bawazir, Nagarajkumar Yenugadhati, PhD, Omar B Da’ar and Hoda Jradi
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510127
Transmission and Control Efforts of COVID-19
Adekunle Sanyaolu, Chuku Okorie, Sadaf Younis, Henry Chan, Nafees Haider, Abu Fahad Abbasi, Oladapo Ayodele, Stephanie Prakash and Aleksandra Marinkovic
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510126
Oxidative Stress Associated with SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) Increases the Severity of the Lung Disease - A Systematic Review
Samir Derouiche
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510121
Further Evidence of a Possible Correlation between the Severity of Covid-19 and BCG Immunization
Serge Dolgikh
Full article:90464112 | HTML:90464113 | DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510120
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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410109

A Series of Erector Spinae Plane Blocks Reduced Pain and Opioid Consumption in Patients with Post Herpetic Neuralgia: Two Patient Cases

Yuvaraj Kotteeswaran, MD, Varuna Manoo, MD, Alexander McLaren-Blades, MD, Michael Kahn, MD, Alexander Huang, MD and Hance Clarke, MD, PhD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 26, 2020

Intense, refractory neuropathic pain is an unfortunate complication following a Herpes Zoster (HZ) infection/ rash and is regarded as post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). The risk of PHN increases with age. The erector spinae plane (ESP) block has been demonstrated to block transmission through the thoracic and lumbar spinal nerves. This report describes two patients that were able to significantly reduce their chronic pain medications following a series of ESP blocks....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510073

Primary Melanoma of the Bladder at Puerperium: Case Report

Rubio Galisteo JM, Gomez Gomez E, Valero Rosa J, Salguero Segura J, Pineda Reyes B, Gonzalez T, Barbudo Merino J, Ruiz Garcia JM and Requena Tapia MJ

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 19, 2020

Primary malignant melanoma of the urinary bladder is a sporadic disease and very little described in the literature. A 39-years-old female at the end of her pregnancy without previous history of skin disease was presented with hematuria after cesarean and with constitutional syndrome. After the study, the patient was diagnosed with metastatic bladder melanoma. Other locations of primary injury were ruled out. The patient died a month and a half after the diagnosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710045

Knowledge and Perceived Susceptibility of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) among Saudi Female Teachers

Ibtisam AL-Tamimi, MD, MPH and Amen Bawazir, MD, PhD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 18, 2020

The purpose of this study was to examine the current knowledge levels, health beliefs, personal risk factors, and health-promoting behaviors related to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) among female Saudi teachers in Riyadh city. This study featured a cross-sectional descriptive design. A survey method was used to collect data from 400 women teachers who were randomly selected from ten public schools in five regions of Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. A pretested questionnaire was used to collect data......

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710035

Blindness Following Trauma of Midfacial Fractures: A Retrospective Study of Clinical Cases and Review of Literature

Nikolaos Kolomvos, Georgios Giannoulis and Nikolaos Papadogeorgakis

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 06, 2020

Blindness is a complication of midfacial trauma and the cause of it may be retrobulbar or intraorbital hematoma, which could be responsible for a direct or indirect damage to the optic nerve, traumatic loss or rupture of the orbital globe. In the international literature, the reported incidence of blindness subsequent to craniofacial injuries, particularly in orbito-frontal, orbito-naso-ethmoidal, zygomatico- orbital and Le Fort II and III fractures ranges from 1-5%....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710037

Cerebral and Cerebellar Ischaemia in Pituitary Apoplexy: A Case Report

Nimetullah Alper Durmus, Iddi Kassım Mkopi and Ali Kurtsoy

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 19, 2020

Pituitary apoplexy followed by cerebral ischaemia is very rare and life-threatening clinical syndrome. Ischemia is a rare complication after pituitary apoplexy. Cerebral ischemia due to pituitary apoplexy has been linked to two mechanisms; this can occur through one of two mechanisms- direct compression of the artery or vasospasm caused by vasoactive factors/agents released from haemorrhagic or necrotic material of the pituitary adenoma....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510135

Bromhexine Hydrochloride: Potential Approach to Prevent or Treat Early Stage Novel 2019 Coronavirus Disease

Dmitry Stepanov, DESA and Peter Lierz, MD

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: June 20, 2020

An emerging international outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has already become a problem for physicians and scientists globally. Although the majority of patients withstand the novel 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) without vital threats, many people develop severe respiratory failure, leading to fatal consequences. A clinical trial from Wuhan, China has demonstrated that 86% of the patients who required invasive ventilation and 79% among those who needed a non-invasive ventilatory...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510090

Hearing and Vision Impairment is Associated with Falls Risk among Older Adults

Wells TS, Karl JL, Bhattarai GR, Nickels LD and Yeh CS

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: June 11, 2020

The primary objective was to explore falls risk associated with hearing impairment (HI), vision impairment (VI), and hearing aid use among older adults. Participants (4,414) were categorized into six groups: no HI or VI, aided and unaided dual sensory impairment (DSI), aided and unaided HI only, and VI only. Falls risk included falling, being unsteady, and worried about falling. Individuals with DSI had the highest falls risk, generally followed by VI only and then HI only. The use of hearing ai...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410185

The Covid-19 Pandemic and Triggered Acute Myocardial Infarction among Non-Infected Individuals

Ayman Hammoudeh, MD, FACC, Hadi Abu-Hantash, MD, FACC, Ramzi Tabbalat, MD, FACC, Eyas Al-Mousa, MD, FACC, Eyadeh Madanat, MD, Raad Al-Muhaisen, MD, Mahmoud Fakhri, MD and Imad A Alhaddad, MD, FACP, FACC

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: June 18, 2020

We examined the exposure to various triggering events among adults who presented with AMI (including ST-segment elevation MI [STEMI] and non-ST-segment elevation MI [NSTEMI]) to 6 tertiary care centers in Amman, Jordan during the Covid-19 imposed lockdown period from March 4 through June 1, 2020. Patients were enrolled if they reported exposure to at least one Covid-19 lockdown-related triggering event. Data obtained from patients or their immediate family members included baseline clinical char...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410184

A Case Report of Aerococcus urinae Prosthetic Valve Infective Endocarditis Initially Misidentify

atalia Lattanzio, MD, Qassem Abdelal, MD, Stephen Bell, MD, Talal Alkayali, MD, Christian Lorenzo, MD, Ricardo Villasmil, MD, Wilhelmine Wiese-Rometsch, MD and Manuel Gordillo, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 18, 2020

Infective endocarditis (IE) is most commonly caused by species such as staphylococci, streptococcus and enterococci. When IE is caused by organisms such as Aerococcus urinae, misidentification of the organism in culture is common, resulting in misdiagnosis. We present a case of IE caused by Aerococcus urinae in a 67-year-old male with a bioprosthetic aortic valve whose culture initially grew micrococcus. Aerococcus urinae is a gram-positive catalase negative cocci that has been recognized as par...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510144

An Echocardiographic Image of a Massive RV Thrombus that Led to Circulatory Collapse in a Patient with COVID Pneumonitis

Shashank Danndhiganahalli, Nehal Patel and Nageswar Bandla

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: June 13, 2020

A 70-year-old gentleman with a background of ischaemic heart disease and esophagectomy was admitted to Critical Care Unit with hypoxemic respiratory failure secondary to COVID pneumonitis. Prior to Critical Care admission, he was discovered to have deep venous thrombosis and he was commenced on treatment dose low molecular weight heparin....

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