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The Advantages of Type III Scaphoid Nonunion Advanced Collapse (SNAC) Treatment With Partial Carpal Arthrodesis in the Dominant Hand: Results of 5-year Follow-up

Giuseppe Rollo, Michele Bisaccia , Javier Cervera Irimia, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Andrea Pasquino, Alessandro Tomarchio, Lorenzo Roca, Valerio Pace, Paolo Pichierri, Marco Giaracuni, Luigi Meccariello ABSTRACT Introduction: The SNAC wrist (Scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse) is one of the complications following scaphoid fractures treated conservatively and one of the causes of wrist arthritis that the hand surgeon [...]

By | 2018-07-21T19:37:36+00:00 July 21st, 2018|Ahead of Print|Comments Off on The Advantages of Type III Scaphoid Nonunion Advanced Collapse (SNAC) Treatment With Partial Carpal Arthrodesis in the Dominant Hand: Results of 5-year Follow-up

Holt-Oram Syndrome in a Patient with Crohn’s Disease: a Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Panagiotis-Theofanis Arkoumanis, Antonios Gklavas, Margarita Karageorgou, Polyxeni Gourzi, Gerassimos Mantzaris, Malena Pantou, Ioannis Papaconstantinou ABSTRACT Introduction: Holt-Oram syndrome (HOS) is uncommon autosomal dominant disorder defined by congenital cardiac defects, some anatomical deformities in the upper limb and conduction abnormalities. Sequence alteration of TBX5 gene located on chromosome 12 has associated with HOS. Case report: We [...]

By | 2018-07-21T16:27:39+00:00 July 21st, 2018|Ahead of Print|Comments Off on Holt-Oram Syndrome in a Patient with Crohn’s Disease: a Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Clinical Characteristics of Type 2 Diabetics Who are at High Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Mohammed A. Alshehri, Sameer R. Alharthi, Ahmed A. Alsuwat MBBS, Khaled A. Alswat ABSTRACT Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated with insulin resistance and glucose intolerance. Recent reports have indicated that the majority of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are also having OSA. Aim/Objective: The primary goal of the study is to [...]

By | 2018-07-21T16:25:29+00:00 July 21st, 2018|Ahead of Print|Comments Off on Clinical Characteristics of Type 2 Diabetics Who are at High Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

An Infant With Neonatal Diabetes and Double Outlet Right Ventricle – Wolcott- Rallison syndrome

Ramush Bejiqi, Ragip Retkoceri, Naim Zeka, Rinor Bejiqi ABSTRACT Introduction: Wolcott–Rallison syndrome (WRS) is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder with infancy-onset diabetes mellitus, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, osteopenia, mental retardation or developmental delay, and hepatic and renal dysfunction as main clinical findings. Cardiovascular system is very rarely affected and there area limited number of publications where [...]

By | 2018-07-17T21:40:08+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Ahead of Print|Comments Off on An Infant With Neonatal Diabetes and Double Outlet Right Ventricle – Wolcott- Rallison syndrome

Successful Treatment of Cardiac Tamponade with Corticosteroids After Surgical Myocardial Revascularisation

Azra Avdic Salihovic, Edis Salihovic, Nedzad Kadric, Merima Ibisevic, Sevleta Avdic ABSTRACT Introduction: Pericardial effusion is a common complication after heart surgery and in about 10% of cases it complicates with pericardial tamponade. It is a condition that requires an urgent evacuation of fluid from a pericardial sac (pericardiocentesis or pericardial fenestration). Case report: This [...]

By | 2018-06-28T16:07:07+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Ahead of Print|Comments Off on Successful Treatment of Cardiac Tamponade with Corticosteroids After Surgical Myocardial Revascularisation

The Quality of Life and Degree of Depression of Patients Suffering from Breast Cancer

Mirhan Salibasic, Samir Delibegovic Abstract Introduction: Breast cancer and its treatment change the perception of mastectomized women of their physical appearance, which leads to depression and has a negative effect on the overall quality of life of those woman. Aim: We wanted to assess the quality of life and the degree of depression of patients [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:20:53+00:00 June 14th, 2018|72-3|Comments Off on The Quality of Life and Degree of Depression of Patients Suffering from Breast Cancer

Development of Posttraumatic Hydrocephalus Requiring Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt After Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Brain Injury: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Retrospective Studies

Reza Fattahian, Seyed Reza Bagheri, Masoud Sadeghi Abstract Background: Decompressive craniotomy (DC) is a known risk factor for the development of posttraumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) in the patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Herein, the present study reported the development of PTH requiring ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt after DC for TBI. Methods: Four databases (PubMed, Web of [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:20:53+00:00 June 14th, 2018|72-3|Comments Off on Development of Posttraumatic Hydrocephalus Requiring Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt After Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Brain Injury: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Retrospective Studies

Evaluating the Efficacy of Nanosil Mouthwash on the Preventing Pulmonary Infection in Intensive Care Unit: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Bahareh Khaky, Ahmadreza Yazdannik, Hosein Mahjoubipour Abstract Introduction: Oral and Oropharynx colonization and Micro-aspiration of discharges are two important processes in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). So, this study design to investigated the preventive effect of oral decontamination program by Nanosil mouthwash on incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Methods: 80 newly hospitalized patients who admitted in intensive care [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:20:53+00:00 June 14th, 2018|72-3|Comments Off on Evaluating the Efficacy of Nanosil Mouthwash on the Preventing Pulmonary Infection in Intensive Care Unit: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Death as a Consequence of Foreign Body Aspiration in Children

Fuad Brkic, Sekib Umihanic, Hasan Altumbabic, Almedina Ramas, Almir Salkic, Sefika Umihanic, Majda Mujic, Lejla Softic, Sabrina Zulcic Abstract Aim: To analyze the rate of mortality in children with foreign body aspiration (FBA). Methods: We outlined a retrospective review of hospital data of patients between 1971 and 2013. FBA occurring in children 0 year to [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:20:53+00:00 June 14th, 2018|72-3|Comments Off on Death as a Consequence of Foreign Body Aspiration in Children

Esterification of HDL cholesterol is Decreased in Diabetes Mellitus and CAD and Enhanced Following Treatment with Statins

Babak Bagheri, Asal Alikhani, Hossein Mokhtari, Mehdi Rasouli Abstract Background: The main goal of using statins is to reduce the level of plasma cholesterol, meanwhile they have a wide spectrum of actions. Objectives: To identify the effect of statins on fractional cholesterol esterification (FCE) as well as the complete profile of lipids and (apo)lipoproteins. Design [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:20:53+00:00 June 14th, 2018|72-3|Comments Off on Esterification of HDL cholesterol is Decreased in Diabetes Mellitus and CAD and Enhanced Following Treatment with Statins