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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510002

Six-Month Therapy with Metformin in Association with Nutritional and Life Style Changes Obesity in Children and Adolescents with Obesity

Maria Cristina Azcona-Sanjulian, Ana Catalan Lamban and Borja Lana Ruiz

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 13, 2015

Objective: To assess the effect of metformin on weight, BMI, body fat, and insulin sensitivity in obese children and adolescents. Methodology: The study was prospective, and included 21 patients with obesity (8 male, 13 female) with a mean age of 12.31 (3.87) years. Inclusion criteria were a fat mass percentage (FM%) of over 25% in males and over 30% in females, a BMI of greater than the 95th perc...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/2/1/1023

Cost - Benefit Analysis of Focused Pre-Operative Transthoracic Echocardiography in the Pre-Operative Clinic in Patients at Increased Cardiac Risk Presenting for Non-Cardiac Surgery - A Pilot Study

David Neale, Daryl Williams and David Canty

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: March 13, 2015

In a prospective observational study, focused transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) performed in the preoperative clinic on 100 patients with increased cardiac risk resulted in a change in management of 54% and a net reduction in use of hospital resources. The aims of this study are to apply a cost benefit analysis to demonstrate whether or not this translated into saving money for the hospital....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410021

Ocular Lyme Disease Simulating Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy

Mingwu Wang, Rahul N. Khurana, Jill J. Hopkins and Narsing A. Rao

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 12, 2015

A 27-year old man presented with ocular symptoms and signs of acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) who was also confirmed to have acute Lyme Disease (LD) by serology. The patient was treated timely for systemic LD and the APMPPE-like ocular findings regressed. Possible mechanism linking APMPPE and LD was discussed in conjunction with acute syphilitic posterior placoid...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410022

Double-Stenting of the Left Main Coronary Artery lesions: Safety, Clinical Outcome and Long Term Follow-up

William Ng and Robert Lundstrom

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 28, 2015

This study aimed to assess the safety & medium/long-term outcome of using double-stenting strategy on left main (LM) stem for the treatment of significant suboptimal angiographic result after initial left main coronary artery (LMCA) stent implantation. Between August 2005 & June 2010, patients undergoing PCI with double stenting of LMCA lesions comprised the study cohort....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410017

Congenital Retinal Macrovessel with Normal Visual Acuity: A Case Report

Harsimran K Bhatia, Shekhar Sharma and Laxminarayana P

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 12, 2015

Congenital retinal macrovessel is a large aberrant vessel discovered as an incidental finding. These aberrant vessels are mostly single, unilateral veins. CRMs do not affect vision unless there are associated foveolar cysts, foveal ectopic, pigmentary changes at fovea, macular haemorrhage, exudates, serous macular detachment or the macrovessel crosses the fovea. Thorough clinical evaluation and in...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3648/1410012

Analysis of the Methylation Pattern of SOX2 and OCT4 Genes in Astrocytomas

Wallax Augusto Silva Ferreira, Mariana Diniz Araujo, Nilson Praia Anselmo, Maria Lucia Harada and Barbara do Nascimento Borges

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 27, 2015

Astrocytoma is a common aggressive intracranial tumor and a formidable challenge in clinic. Association of the altered DNA methylation pattern of the promoter CpG islands has been found in many human tumors. OCT4 and SOX2 are essential transcription factors for embryonic development and play key roles in determining the fate of stem cells....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410026

The Evolution of Laparoscopy in the Management of the Ovarian Mass: Challenges Overcome, Challenges Remaining

Mohamad S Mahmoud

Article Type: Opinion | First Published: March 13, 2015

While laparotomy and ultrasound guided aspiration were still the common approaches for the management of ovarian cysts in the late 20th century, the introduction of laparoscopy in the surgical armatarium has begun changing this approach as early as the late 1960's. In his publication dated 1969, Dr Stepto from the royal college of obstetrics and gynecology describes his own techniques using laparo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410015

Primary Mediastinal Goiter Resected via Cervical Approach

Benito Vargas-Abrego, Pablo Alvarez-Maldonado, Rosa M Alcazar-Lopez, Francisco C Lorente-Ludlow and Carlos Nunez-Perez Redondo

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 24, 2015

Primary mediastinal goiter is a rare entity. In most cases their finding is incidental. Excision is mandatory because of the risk of compression of vital structures within the chest. We report the case of a primary posterior mediastinal goiter that was resected through a cervical approach....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410016

Nasal Mucosa Graft and Lamellar Keratoplasty as Treatment in Recurrent Pterygium

Ricardo Romero, Ricardo Romero-Fontenlos, Almudena del Hierro, Alvaro Arbizu, Margarita Sanchez-Orgaz and Ana Romero

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 02, 2015

Aim: We propose the use of lamellar keratoplasty associated with nasal mucosal graft for the reconstruction of the ocular surface in multiple recurrent pterygium. Methods: Our patient had undergone four operations of nasal pterygium excision on the right eye, using different surgical procedures: simple excision, excision plus conjunctival autograft, removal plus amniotic membrane graft, excision p...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/2/1/1022

Management of Anesthesia in A Patient with Myasthenia Gravis

Semih Baskan, Dilsen Ornek, Adem Guney, Fahri Acar, Ozlem Sacan and Mustafa Baydar

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 09, 2015

Purpose: This report describes the management of anesthesia in a patient with myasthenia gravis, undergoing thymectomy. Clinical features: The patient was a 22-yr-old female. Thoracic computed tomography revealed a thymoma and a right-side paratracheal lymph node 46x44mm in size. A thymectomy operation was required....

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