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    Traumatic Injuries Requiring Simultaneous Emergent Operative Procedures, Knife Wounds to the Top of the Skull and the Abdomen

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    Published On: November 21, 2017 | Pages: 083 - 084

    Author(s): L Ray Matthews*, Moungar Cooper, David Carney, Omar Danner, Jonathan Nguyen, Keren Bashan Gilzenrat, Carolyn Moore, Kahdi Udobi, Ed Childs, Peter Rhee and Assad Taha
    The simultaneous commencement of operative interventions by two or more surgical teams in the multiply injured patient is gaining more acceptance. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Corticoid Injection for Subacromial Impingement Syndrome Treatment

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    Published On: November 15, 2017 | Pages: 080 - 082

    Author(s): Manh Nguyen Huu, Dung Tran Trung*, Thanh Ma Ngoc, Quyet Tran, Trinh Le Khanh, Hanh Tran Thi My and Dat Tran Tien
    Objective: Evaluate the treatment result of corticoid injection for subacromial impingement syndrome Patients and method: 30 patients with shoulder pain for at least 3 months, diagnosed subacromial impingement syndrome, excluded rotator cuff tear and labral lesion. A single injection into subacromial space with Methylprednisolone acetate 40 mg. Evaluate the result ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Bovine Aortic Arch and early Atherosclerosis: When one plus one equals three

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    Published On: September 05, 2017 | Pages: 076 - 079

    Author(s): E Chatzistamatiou*, G Moustakas, I Babatseva-Vagena, C Danelatos, A Androulakis, C Avgeropoulou, D Tousoulis and I Kallikazaros
    Despite that even normally functioning bicuspid aortic valves can have abnormal transvalvular-fl ow patterns, resulting in regional increases in wall shear stress and aortic dilatation, most often are preserved during ascending aorta replacement. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis of foot web by Curvularia lunata

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    Published On: August 04, 2017 | Pages: 074 - 075

    Author(s): Mohammed Rasheeduddin* and Visalakshi P
    A case of cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis of the foot affecting interdigital spaces between toes in a 31 year old immunocompetent male with no history of diabetes is illustrated. Fugal elements were found in direct microscopic examination of skin scrapping. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Splenic Tuberculosis - A Rare Case Report

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    Published On: June 24, 2017 | Pages: 072 - 073

    Author(s): Mona Ahmed Amin Soliman*
    Splenic tuberculosis (splenic TB) is extremely rare. It is likely to be misdiagnosed as carcinoma of spleen, splenic abscess, lymphoma, or others. The misdiagnosis rate is high if there is no tuberculosis history in other organs. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Ortner’s Syndrome: A cause of unilateral vocal cord paralysis

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    Published On: June 23, 2017 | Pages: 069 - 071

    Author(s): Vanitha Palanisamy*, Kevin Suresh Doshi, Tengku Ezulia Tengku Nun Ahmad, Mohd Zulkifl ee Abu Bakar and Raman Rajagopalan
    Ortner’s syndrome is rare syndrome characterised by hoarseness of voice due to recurrent laryngeal nerve involvement in cardiovascular disease. This report presents a case of left laryngeal paralysis caused by an aortic arch aneurysm and to highlight the importance of an otorhinolaryngology evaluation along with a thoracic radiologic study. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Anal Eroticism with plastic bottle ways of management: A Case Report

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    Published On: June 23, 2017 | Pages: 065 - 068

    Author(s): Mathi M, Arun A, Nelson R, Andre Das and Umaparan G*
    Foreign bodies in the rectum often pose a challenging diagnostic and management dilemma that begins with the initial evaluation in the emergency department and continues through the post extraction period. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    SUT Stroke Specific Genogram: Application of Genogram on Screening for Individual at Risks of Stroke in Rural Thai Community

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5282.000049

    Published On: June 21, 2017 | Pages: 058 - 064

    Author(s): Naruemol Singha-Dong* and April Bigelow
    Background: Non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and stroke are on the rise throughout the world. Further, there is a large proportion of individuals that have hyperlipidemia and hypertension that is not diagnosed, treated or controlled in low and middle income countries (LMICs). ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Atypical Imaging Appearances of First Branchial Cleft Anomalies: Two Pathologically Proven First Branchial Cleft Anomalies Containing Fat on Imaging

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5282.000048

    Published On: June 20, 2017 | Pages: 055 - 057

    Author(s): Akash Meesa, Priyanka Meesa, Indu Rekha Meesa* and Suresh K Mukherji
    Branchial anomalies (BA) are developmental lesions that are believed to be either vestigial remnants resulting from incomplete obliteration of the branchial apparatus or the result of buried epithelial cell rests. They are classified as either first, second, third, or fourth according to their proposed pouch or cleft of origin and are relatively common findings. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Lower Member Amputation in Patient with Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty

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    Published On: June 20, 2017 | Pages: 053 - 054

    Author(s): J Passini Sánchez*, FJ Pérez Lara, R Marín Moya and H Oliva Muñoz
    In recent years the incidence of both amputations as total joint replacement surgery of lower limbs has been increased. So it is not rare to fi nd both circumstances in the same patient. We discuss about the technical problem of this eventuality. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Synovial Sarcoma of Thyroid Gland: Case Report and Review of Literature

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5282.000046

    Published On: June 15, 2017 | Pages: 051 - 052

    Author(s): Ashraf H Hassouna* and Asmaa I Salama
    Synovial sarcoma accounts for 5 to 10% of soft tissue sarcoma. It occurs mainly in young adults, where 90% of cases occur before 50 years. Over 80% of cases arise in deep soft tissue of extremities, especially around the joints [1]. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Isolated Rupture of the Superior Rectus Muscle following Blunt Trauma – A Case Report

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    Published On: June 02, 2017 | Pages: 047 - 050

    Author(s): Dean van der Westhuizen*, Anthony Murray, Hamzah Mustak and Nagib du Toit
    We report the rare case of a left isolated superior rectus muscle (SRM) rupture due to a bizarre mechanism of injury, where a universal serial bus (USB) fl ash drive entered the orbit during a motor vehicle accident leading to rupture of the SRM 7mm from the limbus. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Aggressive Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Hispanic and African American Critically Injured Trauma Patients Reduces Health Care Disparities (Length of stay, Costs, and Mortality) in a Level I Trauma Center Surgical Intensive Care Unit

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    Published On: April 27, 2017 | Pages: 042 - 046

    Author(s): L Ray Matthews*, Yusuf Ahmed, Omar Danner, Michael Williams, Carl Lokko, Jonathan Nguyen, Keren Bashan-Gilzenrat, Diane Dennis-Griggs, Nekelisha Prayor, Peter Rhee, Ed W Childs, Kenneth Wilson and William B Grant
    Background: Socioeconomics only account for 18% of all healthcare disparities. Healthcare disparities in the intensive care unit (ICU) have been well documented and persist in spite of previous government and medical interventions. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Psychotherapy of Anxiety: Value Oriented Approach

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    Published On: April 25, 2017 | Pages: 037 - 041

    Author(s): Ilya V Zakharov*
    The article outlines the principal theses of the concept of psychotherapy of anxiety disorders, based on changing the client’s perception on his problem and revising the system of values. Model of “anxiety-centered” behavior is reviewed and ways of transformation of client’s self-evaluation and lifestyle that are to manage the anxiety are described. Changing the “refe ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Outcomes of a Pregnancy with Asthma - A Case Report

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    Published On: April 24, 2017 | Pages: 035 - 036

    Author(s): Astrit M Gashi*
    Asthma is a chronic lung disease. The prevalence of asthma in pregnancy is 1-4%. Asthma can have a negative impact on maternal and fetal health. But it depends if treated adequately or not, during pregnancy. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    High Dose Vitamin D, Digoxin, and BiDil Reverse Congestive Heart Failure in a Critically ILL Trauma Patient and a Severely Obese Male Patient

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    Published On: April 07, 2017 | Pages: 031 - 034

    Author(s): L Ray Matthews*, Yusuf Ahmed, Omar Danner, Carolyn Moore, Carl Lokko, Jonathan Nguyen, Keren Bashan-Gilzenrat, Diane Dennis- Griggs, Nekelisha Prayor, Peter Rhee, Ed Childs, Kenneth Wilson
    Presently, the prevalence of congestive heart failure in the United States is 6.5 million people. We report two cases of severe congestive heart failure patients with a very poor prognosis, treated successfully with a combination of high dose vitamin D, digoxin, and BiDil (Matthews’ Two Inotrope Protocol). ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Patients Admitted to Tertiary Health Care Center: Cancer Screening Program Awareness Study

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    Published On: April 03, 2017 | Pages: 028 - 030

    Author(s): Gamze Gokoz Dogu*, Aysegul Atceken, Gizem Cetinkaya, Merve Oner, Nazire Nagihan Yagın and Ahmet Ergin
    Background: Screening programs for detecting cancer early are critically important for a better prognosis and a long acting survival. In our country, second most common cause of death is cancers with the rate of 21.1 %. The aim of this study was to investigate cancer screening and awareness in healthy individuals in our region. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    The Erosive Oral Lichen Planus Treatment with Nd:YAG Laser Combined with Total Glucosides of Paeony

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5282.000039

    Published On: March 22, 2017 | Pages: 025 - 027

    Author(s): Lien Qi, Xing Wang* and Qian Deng
    Background: To investigate the clinical effect of Nd:YAG laser combined with total glucosides of paeony (TGP) for the treatment of erosive oral lichen planus (OLP). ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Vitamin D, Glutamine, Evidence-Based Medicine, and Close Staff Supervision Reduce Mortality Rate at a Level I Trauma Center

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    Published On: March 09, 2017 | Pages: 020 - 024

    Author(s): L Ray Matthews*, Yusuf Ahmed, Omar K Danner, Golda Kwaysi, Dianne Dennis-Griggs, Keren Aviva Bashan-Gilzenrat, Jonathan Nguyen, Ed W Childs, Nekelisha Prayor, Peter Rhee and Kenneth L Wilson
    Background: It has been estimated that over 400,000 patients die each year from medical errors in the United States. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of vitamin D (a steroid hormone and immune modulator) and glutamine supplementation, evidence- based medicine, and close staff supervision on hospital mortality rate in trauma patients. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Simultaneous Traumatic Avulsion of Flexor Digitorum Superficialis and Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tendons in Left Little Finger

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    Published On: March 02, 2017 | Pages: 018 - 019

    Author(s): Mohamed Maklad*, Emily West and Sherif Wilson
    Avulsion injuries of the fl exor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendon are common and widely reported [1-3]. Closed traumatic avulsion of the fl exor digitorum superfi cialis (FDS) tendon is, however, rare, with few reported series of isolated FDS ruptures [3-6]. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    An Unusual Case of Melioidosis with Psoas Abscess

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    Published On: February 22, 2017 | Pages: 015 - 017

    Author(s): Prijesh Janardanan*, PC Easaw and Abdul Rahiman
    Melioidosis is an infection caused by a gram negative bacterium .We report a case of FUO which upon investigation revealed muscle abscess and subsequent pus culture revealed melioidosis. This case is reported since melioidosis can often mimic other diseases and in rare instances present with psoas abscess. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Salivary Mucoceles in Children and Adolescents: A Clinicopathological Study

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    Published On: February 15, 2017 | Pages: 011 - 014

    Author(s): A Poulopoulos*, D Andreadis, E Parcharidis, I Grivea, G Syrogiannopoulos and A Kolokotronis
    Background: Mucoceles are cavities fi lled with mucous and often occur in the oral mucosa. When they develop in children may cause diagnostic and management concerns. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Medical Miracle in Indianola, Mississippi: The Untold Story of Dr. Clinton Battle and the Indianola Conjoined / Matthews Siamese Twins

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    Published On: February 10, 2017 | Pages: 008 - 010

    Author(s): L Ray Matthews*, Omar Danner, Zellie Orr, Jonathan Nguyen, Keren Bashan-Gilzenrat, Diane Dennis- Griggs, Yusuf Ahmed, Kenneth Wilson and Ed Childs
    Conjoined twins are very rare. The overall survival rate has been estimated to be approximately 25% to 50%. We report a case of conjoined twins delivered in Indianola, Mississippi in 1955 who made medical history. The Matthews’ conjoined twins were the fi rst in history to be separated and both survive. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Myxoid Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus in a Fertile Woman

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    Published On: February 07, 2017 | Pages: 004 - 007

    Author(s): Vito Leanza, Alfi o D’Agati, Gianluca Leanza, Carlo Pafumi*, Mayada Chammas and Antonio Carbonaro
    A 37 year old woman (G1P1 spontaneous delivery) was admitted to our university hospital for menometrorrhagia. The case history showed the patient had menometrorrhagia for six months; moreover, during the abdominal examination we found a mass occupying the hypogastric and mesogastric area. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Antipsychotics, Hypothermia, Undressing, and Death

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    Published On: January 23, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 003

    Author(s): Mary V Seeman*
    One of the lesser-known adverse effects of antipsychotic medication is hypothermia, a signifi cant and protracted plunge in body temperature. Known risk factors are older age and exposure to a new for-the-person antipsychotic drug. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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