Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021

  • Adolescent Haematocolpos: Seek and You Shall Find

    Volha Pankevich

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 112-115
    Received: Jun. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 28, 2021
    Published: Jul. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: An adolescent girl presented to the emergency department with a history of abdominal pain, dribbling, and inability to pass urine for the last 24 hours. The initial observations and examination of respiratory, cardiovascular, ears, nose, and throat (ENT), central nervous system (CNS) and musculoskeletal systems were normal. No onset of menses repor... Show More
  • Bacteremia in Critically Ill Patients with SARS-CoV 2 Infection

    Cabello-Modesto Daniel, Garcia-Briones Alondra, Gutierrez-Villaseñor Alan Omar, Aguilar-Zapata Daniel, Romero-Gonzalez Juan Pablo, Gonzalez-Chon Octavio, Juárez-Hernández Eva, Santillan-López Gloria, Sosa-Garcia Jesus Ojino

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 116-120
    Received: Jun. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2021
    Published: Jul. 06, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Since December 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the dead of 1 million people, from these critically ill patients have an increased risk of bacteremia. Material and Methods: This observational, retrospective, single-center study included 129 critically ill COVID-19 patients with a bacteremia. We studied the clinical characteristics... Show More
  • Herpes Simplex Virus and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Present State of Clinical Evidence

    Stephanie Toscano Kasabkojian, Gabriela Pacheco de Oliveira, Francine Papaiordanou, Analia Luiza Porto Viana, Antonio Carlos Amedeo Vattimo, Andrea Bauer Bannach, Stevin Zung

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 121-128
    Received: Jun. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2021
    Published: Jul. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Alzheimer´s disease (AD) and dementia have a probably multifactorial pathogenesis and, accordingly to several studies, human herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infection may be related. The purpose of this review is to assess the updated clinical evidence towards the association between herpes infection and AD. We performed a PubMed/MEDLINE databa... Show More
  • Epidemiological Profile of Pressure Ulcers in the Emergency Department of the University Hospital Center of Hospital du Mali

    Bakary Dembélé, Abdoulaye Zié Kone, Yacouba Lazare Diallo, Sow Djénéba Sylla, Mody Traore, Mamadou Hema Ouattara, Ousmane Attaher, Boubacar Togola

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 129-132
    Received: Jul. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 16, 2021
    Published: Jul. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Pressure ulcers are skin lesions of ischemic origin linked to compression of the soft tissues between a hard surface and the bony protrusions. In 2016, 5.17% of patients developed preventable pressure ulcers in hospital. From this study, the Hôpital du Mali reinforced the care teams and involved carers in pressure ulcer prevention act... Show More
  • Severity-related Changes in Laboratory Results During Early Follow-up in COVID-19 Patients Treated with a Novel Cocktail of Stem Cells

    Rivero-Jimenez Rene Antonio, Villegas-Valverde Carlos Agustin, Torres-Zambrano Gina Marcela, Abdelrazik Abeer, Haider Muhammad Touseef, Castillo-Aleman Yandy Marx, Ventura-Carmenate Yendry, Abdel Hadi Loubna, Bencomo-Hernandez Antonio Alfonso

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 133-141
    Received: Jul. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 26, 2021
    Published: Aug. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: Background and aims: Laboratory tests may play an important role in the follow-up of COVID-19 patients acting as indicators of risk for severity and death. This study aims to explore the significance of certain laboratory tests in the management of COVID-19 patients treated by an autologous novel stem cells cocktail plus standard care. Methods: The... Show More
  • Clinical Presentations, Outcome and Cost of Illness of Dengue in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Bangladesh: An Observational Study

    Nur Jahan Aktar, Milton Barua, Amanat Ullah, Abdus Sattar, Shoman Sarkar, Sujat Paul, Shofiur Rahman, Mitan Chakma, Mahmudul Islam Talukder, Mahatabur Rahman, Mohammad Faisal Kabir

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 142-150
    Received: Jun. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 12, 2021
    Published: Aug. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Dengue is a fast-emerging viral disease in many parts of the world, having a potential to present with a varied spectrum of clinical manifestations with atypical presentations being more frequent. This study was conducted to evaluate the clinical features, outcome and Cost of Illness (COI) of dengue cases admitted in a tertiary-care gov... Show More
  • Sigmoid Volvulus Through a Transomental Internal Hernia: A Novel Observation Misdiagnosed Simple Sigmoid Volvulus

    Eugene Gaudens Prosper Amaye Dieme, Yameogo Bonaventure, Cheikh Hameth Badji, Mamadou Dembele, Magatte Faye, Birame Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 151-154
    Received: Jul. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 02, 2021
    Published: Aug. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Sigmoid volvulus is the torsion of sigmoid colon around its mesenteric axis. It is a common cause of colonic obstruction in our regions. It requires a prompt and emergency management due to the high risk of occurrence of strangulation. As for internal hernia, it is a protrusion of a hallow viscus through an intraperitoneal defect. Its incidence is ... Show More
  • The Characteristics of Risk from Viewpoint of Prescription Drugs in Rehabilitation Patients

    Nanba Yoshifumi, Asonuma Yohei, Nagato Saki, Watanabe Juna, Asano Yuka, Takata Teruhiko

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 155-158
    Received: Aug. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 19, 2021
    Published: Aug. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Purpose: Investigating using medicines in rehabilitation patient to understand risks predicted from the effects of those drugs to promote safe rehabilitation. Subjects & Methods: 1039 patients (age mean 75.6±16.91), 392 males (74.05±17.49) and 647 females (76.54±16.60), who receive PT, OT and ST at four medical institutions. The survey items includ... Show More