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    • Adenocarcinoma of the Appendix 

      Sylla, Moussa; Ossibi, Pierlesky Elion; Tenkorang, Somuah; Dandakoye, Ismael; Majdoub, KarimIbn; Toughrai, Imane; Laalim, Said Ait; Mazaz, Khalid (Scientific Research, 2018-03)
      Objective: To report the experience of our department on adenocarcinoma of the appendix through a series of six (6) cases. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective study carried out from January 2010 to June 2015 ...
    • Adenocarcinoma of the Appendix in Young Men with Acute Appendicitis 

      Alexiou, K.; Ioannidis, Argyrios; Drikos, I.; Karanikas, I.; Fotopoulos, A.; Chorti, M.; Economou, N. (Scientific Research, 2014-05)
      Intoduction: The adenocarcinomas of the appendix are rare tumors of the gastrointestinal truct that often reveal no clear clinical symptoms and are not diagnosed in time. In this study, we analyze a rare case of an ...
    • Adult Cardiac-Related Deaths: A Reflection of Epidemiologic Transition of Diseases in the Developing World? 

      Thomas, Martins O.; Awolola, Nicholas A.; Olusoji, Olugbenga O. (Scientific Research, 2012-12)
      Background: Epidemiologic transition of diseases is taking place globally. Therefore, it is necessary that more work is done to unravel the situation in respect to cardiac diseases in the developing world. Aim: The research ...
    • Anaesthetic Challenges in Cardiac Interventional Procedures 

      Thangavel, Periyasamy; Muthukumar, Siva; Karthekeyan, Baskar R.; Vakamudi, Mahesh; Nayagam, Hemananand (Scientific Research, 2014-11)
      The increasing scope of interventions in the cardiac catheterization laboratory (CCL) and electrophysiological laboratory (EPL) has resulted in new challenges for the anaesthesia teams where they deal with different ...
    • Anesthesia Alert—A Preoperative Safety Concept for the Surgeon 

      Protyniak, Bogdan; Pearce, Paul; Giambarberi, Luciana; Kumar, Atul; Goldfarb, Michael A. (Scientific Research, 2015-04)
      Background: Advances in modern medicine and surgical technique have allowed patients with multiple comorbidities to undergo invasive surgery electively. This places additional stress on hospital resources to anticipate ...
    • Antibioprophylaxy by the Surgery Staff in the Teaching Hospital Gabriel Touré in Mali 

      Dembélé, Bakary Tientigui; Traoré, Alhassane; Togo, Adégné; Kanté, Lassana; Diakité, Ibrahim; Traoré, Amadou; Cissoko, Bourama Emmanuel; Konaté, Madiassa; Karembé, Boubacar; Coulibaly, Yacaria; Keita, Soumeila; Keita, Mamby; Diallo, Souleymane; Diallo, Gangaly (Scientific Research, 2015-03)
      This prospective survey was conducted from February to December 2014 about the use ceftriaxone (ceftriaz) for antibioprophylaxy concerning 300 patients by the surgery staff in the Gabriel Touré Teaching Hospital in Mali. ...
    • Assessment of Relationship between Pain and Anxiety Following Dental Extraction—A Prospective Study 

      Sharma, Shalender; Majumder, Kaberi; Rao, J. K. Dayashankara; Arya, Varun; Siwach, Vijay; Gulia, Sunil (Scientific Research, 2015-07)
      Objective—Anxiety and expected dental pain are the main reasons for avoiding any dental treatment by general population. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the various factors which can increase the anxiety and its ...
    • Assessment of the Left Ventricle Wall Motion Using Tagged Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data (tMRI) 

      Alenezy, Mohammed D. (Scientific Research, 2015-11)
      In this paper, the Radial Strain (RS) and Strain Rate (SR) was calculated using tagged MRI (tMRI) data. Using tagged magnetic resonance imaging (tMRI), the left ventricle short axis of five healthy adults (three men and ...
    • Atherosclerotic Descending Aortic Aneurysms. Pros and Cons of Surgery 

      Krylov, Vladimir P.; Titov, Leonid P.; Gaiduk, Valentina N.; Reut, Leonid I.; Smaliakou, Аleksey L.; Mankevich, Nadezhda V. (Scientific Research, 2015-09)
      Within the last few years, there has been a strong trend to rethink the issue of management of atherosclerotic descending thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). When etiopathogenetic associations among changes ...
    • Bradyarrythmias: A Study of Anthropometric, Demographic and Comorbidity Profiles in an African Population 

      Thomas, Martins O.; Ogunleye, Ezekiel O.; Olusoji, Olugbenga O.; Olugbemi, Augustin; Ojo, O. O. (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      Background: Bradyarrhythmias are a group of cardiac rhythm disorders that are characterized by bradycardia and they are cosmopolitan in distribution. Their demographic, anthropometric and comorbidity attributes are yet ...
    • Cardiac Immobilization in Beating Heart Surgery Using Pericardial Bands 

      Sirivella, Srikrishna; Gielchinsky, Isaac (Scientific Research, 2012-06)
      A novel technique of stabilization of the coronary targets with autogenous pericardial bands is described in off pump coronary revascularizations. Pericardial bands are placed across the coronary targets and snared to the ...
    • Cardiac Surgery during Pregnancy-Our Experience 

      Kanhere, Vivek M.; Kanhere, Anjali V.; Chakravarty, Devashish; Pendse, Nikhil; Pendse, Milan; Khan, Munir A.; Shrivastava, Anita; Narkhede, Vinod (Scientific Research, 2017-08)
      Background: Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) continues to be endemic in developing countries like India, thus a number of female patient present with valvular heart disease complicating pregnancy. Surgery is lifesaving in ...
    • Cardiomyopathies in Tropical Countries: Causes and Nosological Perspective 

      Touze, Jean-Etienne; Fourcade, Laurent (Scientific Research, 2013-11)
      Background: Cardiomyopathy is the main cause of heart failure in developing countries, mainly in Africa. In those areas the concept of “tropical cardiomyopathy” is still used to design all unexplained cardiomyopathy. The ...
    • Child Abdominal Trauma Due to Attack of Cattles While Working on Farms in Burkina Faso 

      Ouedraogo, Souleymane; Zaré, Cyprien; Zida, Maurice; Savadogo, Julien T.; Windsouri, Mamadou; Ouangre, Edgar; Bandre, Emile; Traore, Simon S. (Scientific Research, 2017-11)
      Introduction: Cattle are strong animals very often used in agriculture in rural Africa. Unpredictable in their behavior, they regularly inflict injuries to farmers, some of whom are children in rural Africa. Objective: ...
    • Combined Antero-Posterior Inverted-U Metaphyseal and Open-Wedge Medial-Epiphyseal Osteotomy for Advanced Blount Disease 

      Ogbemudia, Alfred O.; Bafor, Anirejuoritse; Ogbemudia, Ehimwenma J.; Edomwonyi, Edwin (Scientific Research, 2015-04)
      Background: Blount disease is frequently associated with deformities that may not be adequately corrected by a single metaphyseal osteotomy. This study evaluated the outcome of a combined metaphyseal and epiphyseal ...
    • Comparison of Double-Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Needlescopic Cholecystectomy 

      Ko, Kenju; Yamada, Shigetoshi; Hayashi, Ken; Tsunoda, Akira; Kusanagi, Hiroshi; Kano, Nobuyasu (Scientific Research, 2013-12)
      Purpose: Recently, reduced port surgery is becoming popular for laparoscopic surgery. “Reduced” means reducing the size or number of ports, but it is controversial as to which procedure is better. We evaluated double-incision ...
    • A Comparison of Perioperative Blood Transfusions and Other Complications Following Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous Flaps versus Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flaps 

      Amaratunga, Rajith A.; Soliman, Bishoy; Lam, Thomas C. (Scientific Research, 2017-03)
      Objective: Abdominal based free flaps such as the Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous (TRAM) flap and Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flap are essential tools in the reconstructive armamentarium ...
    • Consistent Condom Use among HIV Positive Women Attending Comprehensive Care Centre of Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kenya 

      Macharia, Anne G.; Kombe, Yeri; Mwaniki, Peter (Scientific Research, 2015-09)
      Background: Condoms offer protection against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission when used correctly and consistently. Many HIV infected people do not use condom regularly, thus leading to new HIV infections ...
    • Dengue Vaccines: Challenge and Confrontation 

      Perng, Guey C.; Lei, Huan-Yao; Lin, Yee-Shin; Chokephaibulkit, Kulkanya (Scientific Research, 2011-11)
      Dengue has been recognized as one of the most important vector-borne human diseases. The disease is induced by dengue virus infection resulting from the bite of an infected Aedes spp. mosquito after imbibing the tainted ...
    • Determination of Accuracy of Nursing Diagnoses Used by Nursing Students in their Nursing Care Plans 

      Aydin, Nursel; Akansel, Neriman (2013)
      Aim: The aim of this study was to determine and evaluate appropriateness of nursing diagnoses with NANDA taxonomy used by second year nursing students in their nursing care plans. Methods: Retrospective design. Findings: ...