Rom J Intern Med 2016 Jan-Mar;54(1):66-9
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Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2018 Sep 7;160(9):1773-1777. Epub 2018 Jul 7.
Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55902, USA.
Purpose: Patients over the age of 80 years when diagnosed with an unruptured intracranial aneurysm (UIA) pose unique decision-making challenges due to shortened life-expectancy and increased risk of treatment. Thus, we investigated the risk of rupture and survival of a consecutive series of patients who were diagnosed with an UIA after the age of 80 years.
Methods: Data of consecutive patients with an UIA were reviewed, and patients were included in our study if they were first evaluated for a UIA by the senior author during their ninth decade of life. Read More
Nat Microbiol 2018 Jun 7;3(6):670-677. Epub 2018 May 7.
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA.
Ebola virus (EBOV) in humans causes a severe illness with high mortality rates. Several strategies have been developed in the past to treat EBOV infection, including the antibody cocktail ZMapp, which has been shown to be effective in nonhuman primate models of infection and has been used under compassionate-treatment protocols in humans . ZMapp is a mixture of three chimerized murine monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that target EBOV-specific epitopes on the surface glycoprotein. Read More
Iran J Kidney Dis 2018 03;12(2):107-111
Departement of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Egypt.
Introduction: Early diagnosis of minimal change disease (MCD) is challenging in nephrotic children. CD80 is a protein expressed on the surface of podocytes associated with nephrotic syndrome and it is implicated in the induction of proteinuria. This study aimed to investigate the use of urinary CD80 for the diagnosis of MCD. Read More
Med Glas (Zenica) 2017 Feb;14(1):126-131
Department of Neurology, General Hospital ''Dr Josip Benčević'', Slavonski Brod; School of Medicine, University Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Osijek; Croatia.
Aim To investigate influence of therapy with new generation antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in fastening of posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) remission comparing to therapy with standard AEDs, as well as the time to remission in the presence of psychiatric comorbidities. Methods The study was conducted during the 1988-2008 period and included 113 patients (47 females and 67 males) with PTE and 113 patients (93 females and 20 males) suffering from complex partial seizures (CPS) of temporal lobe origin. In both patient groups, epileptic seizure phenotype, brain magnetic resonance imaging (1. Read More
J Parasit Dis 2016 Dec 28;40(4):1411-1413. Epub 2015 Jul 28.
Research Center of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
infection distributed widely in tropical and subtropical areas, especially in the developing countries and affects more than one billion of people. Ascariasis commonly has higher infection rates compared to other parasite species and because of poor sanitation the parasite can be seen in 100 % of the population. depending on the provocation by anesthetic agents or intestines becomes hostile, such as with inflammation and obstruction, may cause migration and varies complications such as coming up to the mouth or blocking some ducts. Read More