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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-407X.1510015

Reference Intervals for TSH on the Architect Analyser Based on the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) Guidelines Derived from Healthy Multi-Ethnic Asians Attending a Community Health Fair

TC Aw, J Sickan, Shaoqing X Du, J Li, H Janel and A Beshiri

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

Thyroid diseases are prevalent in Malaysia. A community health survey was undertaken to improve community awareness of the risks of common non-communicable diseases such as thyroid disorders and the benefits of screening for prevention and early detection of these conditions. Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is the main biomarker and initial test for thyroid dysfunction. However, no formal refere...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/IACPH-2017/1710003

Serum Copeptin Levels in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ebru Sengul Parlak, MD, Habibe Hezer, MD, Emine Arguder, MD, Hatice Kilic, MD, Murat Alisik, MD, Gokhan Yalciner, MD, Mehmet Ali Babademez, MD, Ozcan Erel, MD and Hatice Canan Hasanoglu, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 21, 2019

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an important public health concern with numerous consequences at the societal level, including motor vehicle accidents, increased cardiovascular morbidity, metabolic dysfunction, and behavioral and cognitive deficit. OSA is characterized by a decrease in, or complete cessation of, airflow despite ongoing efforts to breathe, and is related to oxygen desaturation and sleep fragmentation....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410274

The Performance of Novel Wavelet for Lung Image Analysis

Donia Ben Hassen and Sihem Ben Zakour

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

Even the advancement in the medical image, chest radiography still the most common used and cheapest method in detecting lung diseases. The generated image allows physicians to screen the normal, benign and malignant tissues in the lung. In order to better classify and reduce noise in the image's information, the employ of preprocessing methods is unavoidable. A novel scheme for lesions classification in chest radiographs is presented in this paper by combining discrete wavelet analysis (WA), FCM algorithm and Support Vector Machine (SVM). The wavelet is engaged to reduce the redundant informa...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410273

Preterm Vaginal Delivery of Breech Presentation

Hanne Christensen

Article Type: Short Note | First Published: June 22, 2019

Very early preterm delivery is defined as delivery in week 23-28 GA. The incidence of preterm delivery in Denmark is about 5.6%. The incidence of breech presentation at date of delivery is 3-4% and there is an increase of breech presentation in lower gestational age. The few cases of extreme premature delivery have not been subjects to randomized controlled studies. In recent years retrospective multicentre studies comparing vaginal delivery versus cesarean section in breech presentation have not revealed significant difference in the degree of child mortality or morbidity....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410272

Basal-Like Breast Cancer: Main Features of a Very Particular Entity of Breast Cancer

Haddad S, Zemni I, Bettaieb I, Adouni O, Saadallah F, Slimane M, Chargui R and Rahal K

Article Type: Case Series | First Published: June 14, 2019

Molecular classification of breast cancer identified the basal like subtype, characterized by high heterogeneity and a very poor prognosis. These tumors are mainly triple negative, characterized by the expression of basal markers: CK5/6 and EGFR. In this study, we sought to investigate the features, outcome and therapeutic modalities of basal-like breast cancers (BLBC)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510134

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Nwabundo Anusim

Article Type: IMAGE ARTICLE | First Published: June 20, 2019

A 66-year-old male with a history of sarcoidosis, chronic kidney disease, hodgkin's and non-hodgkin's lymphoma presents with shortness of breath and lethargy after failing outpatient treatment of an upper respiratory tract infection. White count on admission was 2.6 (3.5 -10bil/l), with normal absolute neutrophil count (ANC) and hemoglobin was 9.9 (13.5-17 g/dl). During the course of his admission, he was found to have a fever of 101.5 and progressive pancytopenia {ANC 0.9 (1.6-7.2 bil/L)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510133

Cobra Head Sign

Yih Chyn Phan and Wasim Mahmalji

Article Type: IMAGE ARTICLE | First Published: June 20, 2019

A 62-year-old man was referred by his general practitioner to the urology outpatient clinic as his routine blood test showed a raised prostate-specific antigen (PSA) of 10 ug/l. On further questioning, he has minimal lower urinary tract symptoms and there was no symptom to suggest that he had a urinary tract infection recently. Examinations of his abdomen and male genitalia including a digital rectal examination were normal. As recommended by the latest National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), he underwent a MRI prostate....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410151

Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Spontaneous Echo Contrast in Patients on Oral Anticoagulation Undergoing Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Christian Grebmer, Carsten Lennerz, Amir Brkic, Patrick Blazek, Severin Weigand, Verena Semmler, Marc Kottmaier, Felix Bourier, Lena Friedrich, Elena Risse, Stephanie Brooks, Marie Kornmayer, Marta Telishevska, Tilko Reents, Christof Kolb, Gabriele Hessling and Isabel Deisenhofer

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 19, 2019

Spontaneous echo contrast (SEC) in the left atrial appendage (LAA) is associated with an increased risk of cerebral embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are increasingly prescribed as first-line therapy and have shown a comparable benefit-risk ratio compared to vitamin K antagonists (VKAs). The aim of this study was to investigate whether NOACs decrease the incidence of SEC compared to VKA. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-2951/1410150

Unroofed Coronary Sinus Syndrome Presenting with Early Pulmonary Hypertension

Maria E Franco-Fuenmayor, MD, Numra A Aleem, MD, Jorge D Salazar, MD, and Ashraf M Aly, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 13, 2019

Isolated partial or complete absence of the coronary sinus roof hemodynamically behaves like an atrial septal defect and rarely causes pulmonary hypertension. We report a case of unroofed coronary sinus (URCS) presenting with post-operative cyanosis due to pulmonary hypertensive crisis following surgical repair of a ventricular septal defect at 6 months of age. He had progressively decreased stamina with gradual increase in pulmonary pressure requiring surgical closure of the URCS by 6 years of age with resolution of symptoms and normalization of the RV pressure. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410271

Case Report: Necrotizing Fasciitis due to Cryptococcus Infection in Non-HIV Non-Organ Transplant

Rbab Taha, Mohamed Alama, Hessa Aljhdali, Ayaz khan and Reham Kaki

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 12, 2019

We are presenting 67-year-old female, known to have diabetes for 10 years, not compliance to medication. Presented with 3 weeks history of isolated right lower limb and left thigh pain. Then she started to develop redness and swelling in same areas. She had also History of dry cough for one week. Admitted as a case of necrotizing fasciitis based on clinical laboratory and radiological features. She was treated empirically with vancomycin and meropenem and went for debridement twice. Histopathology and culture showed Cryptococcus neoformans. Investigations were done to rule out other immune sys...

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