Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017

  • A Study of Infective Endocarditis in Malta

    Annalisa Montebello, Anette Portelli, Maria Alessandra Zammit, Tonio Piscopo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 98-104
    Received: 15 August 2016
    Accepted: 7 October 2016
    Published: 30 October 2017
    Abstract: Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life threatening infection, especially if diagnosis and subsequent treatment are delayed. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the clinical features and management of infective endocarditis in Malta. Patients admitted to Mater Dei Hospital (MDH) between January 2008 and December 2015 with a diagnosis of... Show More
  • A Rare Case of Chiari Malformation Type 4

    Kelvin Nemayire, Kantenga Dieu merci Kabulo, Nathaniel Zimani, Nyararai Togarepi, Musara Aaron, Kazadi Kaluile Ntenga Kalangu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 105-108
    Received: 27 August 2017
    Accepted: 27 September 2017
    Published: 7 November 2017
    Abstract: The Chiari malformations are a family of conditions characterized by developmental or, less commonly, acquired displacements of the cerebellum. The original 19th century description by Hans Chiari delineated 4 types, but only types 1 and 2 are more than just curiosities. In his initial description, Chiari classified the hindbrain malformations into... Show More
  • Review on Epidemiology of Camel and Human Brucellosis in East Africa, Igad Member Countries

    Wubishet Zewdie Wakene, Gezahegn Mamo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 109-115
    Received: 24 April 2017
    Accepted: 5 June 2017
    Published: 8 November 2017
    Abstract: Camel production is expanding in pastoral areas of the Eat African region {IGAD member countries} as a result of recurrent drought and its less susceptibility to drought relative to other livestock. It is an important domestic animal and the source of milk during dry season. Camel brucellosis is prevalent in the region. From review high prevalence ... Show More
  • Basic C-peptidemia and Diabetic Patients Classification

    Deh Zhou Patricia, Koffi Dago Pierre, Kouassi Joël-Brice, Montéomo Gnaté François, Kouassi Franck, Yao Assita, Hué Adélaïde, Abodo Jacko Rhedoor, Yapi Ahoua, Lokrou Adrien

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 116-119
    Received: 1 September 2017
    Accepted: 30 September 2017
    Published: 13 November 2017
    Abstract: Diabetes is a real public health problem in the world. In Africa in general and in Côte d'Ivoire in particular, the management of diabetes is complicated by socio-economic difficulties. After the diagnosis of diabetes, its typing is carried out on the basis of clinical criteria. With the discovery of many subgroups of diabetes especially in Africa,... Show More
  • Nutritional Status and Feeding Practice of Children 6-59 Months Old, Metekele Zone of Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Northwest Ethiopia

    Mahari Tadele Wuneh, Yonas Deressa Guracho

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 120-129
    Received: 27 January 2017
    Accepted: 13 February 2017
    Published: 10 January 2018
    Abstract: Introduction: Malnutrition has been responsible, directly or indirectly, for 60% of all deaths annually among children. Over two-thirds of these deaths, which are often associated with inappropriate feeding practices, occur during the first year of life. Objectives: To assess child feeding practices of Gumuz mothers and its correlation with the nut... Show More