Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2013

  • Doppler Ultrasound Assessment in Women with Threatened Abortion

    Gustavo Romero-Gutiérrez, Antonio Abraham Huebe-Martínez, Immer Amaral-Navarro, Armando Saúl Ruiz-Treviño

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2013
    Pages: 24-28
    Received: Apr. 10, 2013
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    Published: May 02, 2013
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    Abstract: Objective: To determine which variables obtained by Doppler ultrasound are associated with the outcome of patients with threatened abortion. Study design: We carried out a cross-sectional study. The patient population included patients with pregnancy less than 20 weeks, who were hospitalized with the diagnosis of threatened abortion. Results: We fo... Show More
  • A Case of Clostridium Perfringens Sepsis in the 29 Week Pregnant Woman with Diagnosed Fetal Omphalosel

    Nezahat Gurler, Lutfiye Oksuz, Bahar Yuksel, Recep Has

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2013
    Pages: 29-31
    Received: Apr. 08, 2013
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    Published: May 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Although not common, postpartum and post-abortion infections caused by clostridia can be severe. Clostridial uterine infections start as localized chorioamnionitis as a result of an infection from the fetus and/or placental tissues. The infection may spread to the uterine wall and endometrial tissues, and, in the most severe cases, uterine necrosis... Show More
  • Neo-Revascularization as the Potential Treatment for Patient Suffering from Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Myth or Reality)

    Aris Lacis, Inguna Lubaua, Valts Ozolins, Eriks Jekabsons, Andis Lacis, Mara Ratniece, Andrejs Erglis

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2013
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: Apr. 28, 2013
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    Published: May 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Pulmonary arterial hypertension (APAH, IPAH) is a devastating, progressive disease with increasingly debilitating symptoms [1,2].Intrapulmonary delivery of autologous stem cells could be beneficial for pathogenetic treatment for patients with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension.Two patients with severe pulmonary artery hypertension received intr... Show More
  • Sepsis due to Vibrio Alginolyticus Isolated from Catheter of Young Patient with Hypercholesterolemy: the First Case from Turkey

    Lutfiye Oksuz, Nezahat Gurler

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2013
    Pages: 37-39
    Received: Apr. 09, 2013
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    Published: May 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Vibrio alginolyticus occasionally causes life-threatening infections in immunocompromised individuals. Bacteremia and necrotising fasciits caused by V.alginolyticus have been reported. We described a case of sepsis due to V. alginolyticus isolated from catheter of 19-year-old patient with hypercholesterolemy. Moreover the cases of invasive V.algino... Show More
  • Autoimmunity and Non-Accidental Injury in Children

    Michael D Innis

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2013
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: May 12, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Background: The Shaken Baby Syndrome conceived by Guthkeltch to explain bruises, fractures, retinal and cerebral haemorrhage and encephalopathy in children, called the “triad”, can be explained by an autoimmune reaction to antigens in a genetically susceptible child. Method: Children diagnosed as suffering from Non-accidental injuries were investig... Show More