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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410104

Forced Mid-Expiratory Flow Can Predict Ventilatory Limitation and Exercise Capacity

Mandeep Hundal, Christian Ghattas, Lori Lyn Price, Peter Lacamera and John Unterborn

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: April 03, 2019

Exercise limitation associated with most lung diseases is multifactorial and is due to complex interactions between impaired ventilatory, cardiovascular, and peripheral muscle responses. Cardiopulmonary exercise tests (CPETs) are often required to ascertain the primary cause of exercise limitation particularly in patients with multiple co-morbidities. CPETs are generally offered only at tertiary care medical centers. To evaluate if forced expiratory flow from 25% to 75% of vital capacity (FEF25-75%) can be used to predict both reduced exercise capacity and ventilatory limitation to exercise......

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410142

Long-Term Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcome in Patients with CRT and Functional Mitral Regurgitation: MitraClip versus Optimal Medical Therapy

Arianna Cirasa, MD, Antonio Popolo Rubbio, MD, Paolo Zappulla, MD, Angelo Di Grazia, MD, Daniela Dugo, MD, Salvatore Scandura, MD, Sarah Mangiafico, MD, Carmelo Grasso, MD, Corrado Tamburino, MD, PhD, Davide Capodanno, MD, PhD and Valeria Calvi, MD, PhD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 03, 2019

This study sought to evaluate the clinical outcome in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) patients with residual moderate-to-severe functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) who underwent percutaneous treatment with the Mitraclip System or were managed with medical therapy alone. Significant FMR can persist in 20-25% of patients after CRT and its management can be a challenge, due to the advanced heart failure (HF) and a variety of concomitant comorbidities. From a single center, two different groups of patients with CRT (MitraClip and no-MitraClip group) were compared. Clinical follow-up was ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3308.1510038

The Burden of Allergic Rhinitis and Impact of GRAZAX Grass Allergy Immunotherapy Treatment on Quality of Life in Germany and The Netherlands: Results from A Qualitative Study

Germain N, Gerth van Wijk R, Aballea S, Abetz-Webb L, Domdey A, Romano M and Toumi M

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 03, 2019

Allergic rhinitis is a major chronic respiratory disease that affects between 10% and 30% of adults and up to 40% of children globally. The purpose of this study was to understand the impact of allergic rhinitis and subsequent GRAZAX grass allergy immunotherapy (AIT) treatment on adults' and adolescents' quality of life. Clinicians treating allergic rhinitis in the Netherlands and Germany recruited adults and adolescents who had received at least 3 years of GRAZAX® treatment. Telephone interviews were conducted with patients to explore their experience of allergic rhinitis and AIT. Interview ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510066

Total Talar Extrusion with Medial Malleolar Fracture

Rajesh MB, Chamma R and Ranganathan A

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 30, 2019

Total extrusion of the talus with disruption of all the ligaments is called "missing talus". It is a rare injury, associated with severe soft tissue damage and/or fracture. It is a tri-articular dislocation involving talotibial dislocation from above, subtalar joint below and talonavicular joint anteriorly. We present a report of a patient treated with immediate reimplantation and K-wire stabilisation leading to a successful outcome. A 57-year-old tourist had a closed anterolateral extrusion of the talus with a displaced medial malleolar fracture. There was no associated talar fractures. Initi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510052

Multi-Center Study on the Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Herpes Simplex Virus Type-2 Co-Infection among Pregnant Women in Nigeria

Olayemi MATTHEW, Teclaire NDOMB, Joseph ONAKEWHOR, Bitrus MATAWAL, Esosa OSAGIE, Alashle ABIMIKU and Man CHARURAT

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 30, 2019

Substantial proportions of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa are associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection hence the magnitude of infection in the population suggests the expected course of HIV epidemic. We determined prevalence of genital herpes as a result of HSV-2 and its associated factors among pregnant women in Nigeria. A total of 2,362 sera of pregnant women aged 18-49 years attending two different antenatal clinics in two communities in Nigeria were analysed using ELISA specific for IgG antibodies to HSV-2 (Kalon Biological Ltd, U.K). HIV antibodies were scre...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510124

Performance-Determining Coordinative and Conditional Abilities in the Fire Brigade Sport Discipline "100 m Obstacle Course" within Elite Female Athletes

Sophia Lichan, Robert Prill and Sven Michel

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 30, 2019

Fire brigade sport is a common sport in parts of Europe, with a growing body of popularity. In sports science, no research has been carried out in this field up to date. In consequence, there are no structures for talent scouting in firefighting sports. "100 m obstacle course" is one out of the four disciplines in this sport. For an efficient scouting of talents and training in general the necessary conditional and coordinative abilities must be identified. Dynamic balance, short sprint and motor differentiation ability seem to be promising abilities for determining completion performance....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510123

The Association between Dietary Protein Intake Frequency, Amount, and State of Energy Balance on Body Composition in a Women's Collegiate Soccer Team

Ashley Delk-Licata, Christian E Behrens, Dan Benardot, Brenda M Bertrand, Paula C Chandler-Laney, Jose R Fernandez and Eric P Plaisance

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 30, 2019

Although protein consumption has been documented to influence body composition in humans, the effect on fat-free mass and fat mass, as influenced by the timing, frequency, and state of energy balance during the day when protein is consumed has not been fully investigated. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess whether the amount and frequency of dietary protein intake, and the state of energy balance when consumed, are associated with body composition of collegiate women's soccer athletes....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3674/1510071

The Quantum Entanglement Dynamics Induced by Non-Linear Interaction between a Moving Nano Molecule and a Two-Mode Field with Two-Photon Transitions Using Reduced Von Neumann Entropy and Jaynes-Cummings Model for Human Cancer Cells, Tissues and Tumors Diagnosis

Alireza Heidari, Jennifer Esposito and Angela Caissutti

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 30, 2019

In the current study, an analytical model is presented to analyze interaction between a moving 6-Methoxy-8-[[6-Methoxy-8-[[6-Methoxy-2-Methyl-1-(2-Methylpropyl)-3,4-Dihydro-1H-Isoquinolin-7-yl]Oxy]-2-Methyl-1-(2-Methylpropyl)-3,4-Dihydro-1H-Isoquinolin-7-yl]Oxy]-2-Methyl-1-(2-Methylpropyl)-3,4-Dihydro-1H Isoquinolin-7-ol and a two-mode field in the presence of two-photon transitions and in the coupling regime dependent on intensity for human cancer cells, tissues and tumors diagnosis. After identifying the initial condition of the nano molecule and the field, explicit form of state vector of t...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410261

Efficacy and Tolerability of the Nasal Airway Stent in the Treatment of Snoring

Takao Miyoshi, MSc, Ikumi Sasaki, MT, Fumika Koike, MSc, Saki Oyama, MT, Wakaba Furuie, MT, Miho Akaza, MD, PhD, Tetsuo Sasano, MD, PhD, Meiyo Tamaoka, MD, PhD, Yasunari Miyazaki, MD, PhD, Naohiko Inase, MD, PhD and Yuki Sumi, MD, PhD

Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: March 30, 2019

The nastent classic, a nasal airway stent (NAS), is a tube-shaped medical device that is positioned from the nose to the soft palate near the uvula. It is expected to reduce snoring by preventing the narrowing and obstruction of the airway and reduce apnea/hypopnea index (AHI) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Out of 23 subjects recruited, 18 completed the study. Most of the subjects showed improvements of snoring measured as the percentage of snoring time in their total sleep time, average snoring volume, maximum snoring volume, and snoring index (SI, percentage of snoring time ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5807/1510085

Clinical and Genetics Findings in Mobius Syndrome: Role of Hoxa1 and Hoxb1 Mutations

Lineu Perrone Jr, Felipe Perozzo Daltoe, Luiz Carlos Areas Araujo, Fabio Daumas Nunes, Marina Helena Cury Gallottini and Andrea Mantesso

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 14, 2019

Mobius syndrome (MBS) is a rare congenital neurological disorder typically characterized by the absence or underdevelopment of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves, causing a loss of facial expression and strabismus. Other cranial nerves may be affected in addition to other structures such as the jaw, limbs, and anterior chest. While the primary cause of MBS has not yet been identified different hypotheses have been enumerated, including a possible genetic alteration. The Hoxb1 gene may be a good candidate as mutations of the gene in animals yield a phenotype closely resembles features of the clinic...

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