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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410036

Intravenous Immunoglobulins Efficacy in a Case of ALS with Myasthenic Symptoms

Giovanni Piccirillo, Francesca Trojsi, Maria Rosaria Monsurro, Bernardo Maria De Martino, Francesco Habetswallner and Gioacchino Tedeschi

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 23, 2015

Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular junction disease, for which the most specific test is an increase in anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies (anti-ACHR-Abs) titer. Myasthenic symptoms are rarely detected in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). We report the case of a patient with sporadic ALS who presented at onset clinical and instrumental features suggestive of a disorder ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410029

Alpha- and Beta-Cell Proliferation and Extracellular Signaling - A Hypothesis

Cyril J Craven

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 01, 2015

A model is offered towards an understanding of the cellular communications of two major cell types of the pancreas. The beta and alpha cells of the pancreas are considered to be coupled by the insulin and glucagon hormones that they produce, respectively. In this model, insulin stimulates the alpha cells to release glucagon and grow, especially by cell division, while glucagon similarly stimulates...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5742/1510006

Importance of Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening before and after Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Intravesical Bladder Instillation Treatment to Avoid Unnecessary Prostate Biopsy

Takehiko Okamura, Hidetoshi Akita, Kenji Yamada, Takahiro Kobayashi, Ryosuke Ando, Noriyasu Kawai, Keiichi Tozawa and Takahiro Yasui

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 29, 2015

The adverse effects of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) intravesical instillation therapy for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) vary widely, and can include BCG-induced prostatitis. In contrast, prostate cancer may occasionally develop along with bladder cancer. Therefore, if prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels increase after BCG therapy, a prostate biopsy should be performed to exclude ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410022

Electromyographic Amplitude Changes in the Laryngeal Adductors during Thyroidectomy with Vagal Nerve Stimulation: A Marker of Tensile Stress in the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve?

James C. Lee, Sze Ling Wong, William R. Johnson, Meei J. Yeung, Simon Grodski, Jonathan W. Serpell and Michael Bailey

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 30, 2015

Most Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsies (RLNP) occurs with visually intact nerves, indicating neurapraxia. However the mechanism of RLNP neurapraxia in intact nerves is not well understood. During thyroid surgery, Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve (RLN) palsy has occasionally been observed immediately following anteromedial rotation of the thyroid lobe (AMRT), upon identification but prior to dissection of...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3648/1410015

Transplantation of hBMSCs Loaded on Collagen Scaffolds for the Regeneration of Canine Tissue-Engineered Urethras

Jianjian Wu, Weisheng Jia, Wei Chen, Feng Zhou, Zhenqiang Fang, Xianglin Hou, Bing Chen, Gang Ye, and Jianwu Dai

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 21, 2015

A 5cm long urethra segment near the penis bone was excised surgically. A collagen scaffold seeded with hBMSCs was sutured to two ends of the host urethra for the urethral repair in the experimental group, whereas the unseeded scaffold was used in the control group. Retrograde urethrography was performed before the operation and at 6 months after the surgery. At 6 months postsurgery, the animals we...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3648/1410014

Genomic and Genotyping Characterization of Haplotype-Based Polymorphic Microsatellites in Prunus

Chunxian Chen, Clive H. Bock, Tom G. Beckman, Bruce W. Wood and William R. Okie

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 30, 2015

Efficient utilization of microsatellites in genetic studies remains impeded largely due to the unknown status of their primer reliability, chromosomal location, and allele polymorphism. Discovery and characterization of microsatellite polymorphisms in a taxon will disclose the unknowns and gain new insights into the polymorphic alleles....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3664/1410009

Titanates and Titanate-Metal Compounds in Biological Contexts

Yen-Wei Chen, Jeanie L. Drury, Whasun Oh Chung, David T. Hobbs and John C. Wataha

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: June 13, 2015

Metal ions are notorious environmental contaminants, some causing toxicity at exquisitely low (ppm-level) concentrations. Yet, the redox properties of metal ions make them attractive candidates for bio-therapeutics. Titanates are insoluble particulate compounds of titanium and oxygen with crystalline surfaces that bind metal ions; these compounds offer a means to scavenge metal ions in environment...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4142.1510002

A New Animal Model to Study Endogenous Cardiotonic Steroids and the Progression of Cardiovascular Events in Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

Estela S Estape, Ivette Torres-Negron, Lorena Gonzalez and Manuel Martinez Maldonado

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 30, 2015

The Dahl salt-sensitive rat is a well-established model to study essential hypertension. We fist described a subgroup of these rats based on the unique response pattern in systolic blood pressure during the fist weeks of exposure to a high salt diet that included cataract formation. We classified this group as cataractprone Dahl salt-sensitive rat. We also were able to predict and prevent cataract...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510009

Oral Health Care to HIV-Infected Children

Gerardo Rivera Silva and Hector R Martinez Menchaca

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: June 25, 2015

The prevalence of oral lesions in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children in developed countries is equivalent to 72%, meanwhile in developing countries it equates to 60%. For this reason health professionals should identify and treat the numerous oral manifestations in HIV-infected children. There are several oral lesions that could be present in HIV-infected children....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410035

Lymphoma or Pseudolymphoma, that is the Question

Yasar Albushra Ahmed and Mohamed Fatani

Article Type: Case report | First Published: June 23, 2015

Drug-induced pseudolymphoma syndrome refers to a benign, drug induced lymphocytic infiltrate in the skin that mimics malignant lymphoma histologically, clinically, or both. At times, exposure to medication may result in cutaneous inflammatory patterns that resemble lymphoma. These pseudolymphomatous drug eruptions may resemble either T-cell or B-cell lymphomas....

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