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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410019

Unusual Case of Necrotizing Pneumonia

Rajapriya Manickam, Kabir Oladipo Olaniran and Raghu Loganathan

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 06, 2015

Coccidioidomycosis is caused by inhalation of Coccidoides spores which is endemic in south western parts of USA and an uncommon cause of pneumonia in non-endemic areas. We report a young Hispanic man who lives in New York presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis and severe pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3664/1410008

Micro and Nanofabrication: Is a Practical Three-Dimensional Cell Culture Platform for Drug Discovery Achievable?

Ze-Zhi Wu and William S. Kisaalita

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: April 06, 2015

It is a great challenge to simultaneously engineer the three MEFs in a single effort to create physiologically relevant cell culture microenvironments. A survey of the literature has shown that in such a scenario some MEFs may not be as important as others....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3672/1410007

Persistent Complement Activation is Associated with Insulin Resistance and Chronic Inflammation in Overweight Patients with Type 2 Diabetes with Dyslipidemia

Takayuki Fujita, Yusuke Murata, Seiichiro Hemmi, Mamiko Kajiwara, Minako Yabuki, Yoshinobu Fuke, Atsushi Satomura and Masayoshi Soma

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 31, 2015

Insulin resistance is a major player in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. C3 converts to C3a and acylation stimulating protein (ASP) by complement activation. ASP activates adipose tissue macrophages and accelerates continuous inflammation. Tissuebound C3a is known to induce insulin resistance. We examined the relationship between insulin resistance and complement activation by the in vivo alteration of ASP....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410024

Metastatic Gallbladder Cancer Masquerading as Primary Colon Malignancy

Zhifei Sun, Jonathan Galeotti, Shannon McCall and Christopher R. Mantyh

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 28, 2015

We report a 69-year-old female with personal history of gallbladder cancer who was referred to our institution with a circumferential obstructing intra-luminal colonic mass that possessed pathological features common to both primary colorectal as well as gallbladder cancer, which posed a significant diagnostic and treatment challenge. This case reviews the method and rationale for arriving at the final diagnosis of gallbladder cancer metastasis and highlights the importance of modern molecular diagnostics as well as close communication between the pathologist and surgeon in its process....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510003

The Relationship between Psychoactive Drugs, the Brain and Psychosis

Sutapa Basu and Deeptanshu Basu

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 26, 2015

This paper explores the interaction between four psychoactive drugs, namely MDMA (Ecstasy), Cocaine, Methamphetamine and LSD, with neurotransmitters in the brain with the aim of understanding what links exist between these drugs and Psychosis. The paper aims to go beyond existing research on drugs and psychosis which has been primarily limited to cannabis (Marijuana) and psychosis. The findings and conclusions drawn show that all the drugs explored have the potential to induce psychosis in abusers to some degree; the effects vary from drug to drug....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510002

Logistic Regression to Assess Risk Factors in Offspring from Brazilian Families with Alcohol and Drug Problems

Roberta Paya, Luca Gomes Santoro, Denise Leite Vieira and Neliana Buzi Figlie

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 26, 2015

A case-control study was conducted with a convenience sample; the participants were paired by sex and age. Three hundred five families with children and adolescents (4-18 years of age) were evaluated; 60% (n=183) were in the study group, and 40% (n=122) were in the control group. In the study group, 73% (n=133) of the families had fathers with drinking problems and 27% (n=50) had fathers with illicit poly-drug addiction....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410018

Preliminary Study of Expression of KL-6, FGF-10 and MMP-9 in the Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Jinxin Cao, Jinbai Miao and Hui Li

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 03, 2015

Pathogenesis of primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) is unclear and has been rarely reported in the literature. Thus, we measured expression of Krebs Vonden Lungen-6 (KL-6), firoblast growth factor-10 (FGF-10), and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) in PSP samples and evaluated their significance on the development and progress of the disease....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410017

International Journal of Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine - A New Place to Publish Basic and Clinical Lung Research

Haibin Wang

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: April 02, 2015

It is true that pulmonary medicine is already well served by several specialist journals, but it is also true that it remains difficult to publish the overwhelming amount of research articles in this rapidly growing field. This is particularly the case for the researchers from the developing countries, who contribute only a limited proportion to the total research output published in leading medical journals....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410016

Community Acquired Pneumonia

Sonia Akter

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 21, 2015

Community-acquired pneumonia is defined as an acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma in a patient who has acquired the infection in the community. CAP remains a common and potentially serious illness. It is associated with considerable morbidity, mortality and treatment cost, particularly in elderly patients. CAP causes problems like difficulty in breathing, fever, chest pains, and cough....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/2/2/1026

Effect of Sevoflurane and Desflurane on Erythrocyte Deformability during Ischaemia-Reperfusion Injury of Lower Extremity in Diabetic Rats

Muhammed Enes Aydin, Meral Erdal Erbatur, Faruk Metin Comu and Mustafa Arslan

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 28, 2015

It is known that blood viscosity and erythrocyte aggregation are increased and erythrocyte deformability is decreased in diabetic patients. Ischemia reperfusion injury (I/R) in lower extremity is a frequent and important clinical phenomenon. Blood rheology is known to be affected by numerous factor including anaesthetic drugs. Accordingly, we aimed to investigate the effects of sevoflurane and desflurane on erythrocyte deformability in infrarenal aorta of diabetic rats undergoing I/R....

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