American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014

  • The Evaluation of Carotid Intima Thickness in Clinical and Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Effects of Thyroid Hormone Treatment

    Ayşe Neslin Akkoca, Zeynep Tuğba Özdemir, Gül Soylu Özler, Laika Karabulut

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 59-63
    Received: 25 April 2014
    Accepted: 17 June 2014
    Published: 30 June 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140204.11
    Abstract: Objectives: In this study, our aim was to investigate the CA-IMT in clinical hypothyroidism(CH) and subclinical hypothyroidism(SCH) and the effects of L-thyroxine replacement. Materials and methods: The study group consisted of 20 patients with clinical hypothyroidism(CH group) and 20 patients with subclinical hypothyroidism(SCH group) and 20 patie... Show More
  • Comparison of LPA1 and LPA2 Receptor Expression with Proliferative and Prognostic Factors in Endometroid Carcinomas and Endometrial Hyperplasias

    Ayşegül Kaynar, Serdar Yanık, Ayşe Neslin Akkoca, Raziye Kurt, Ozan Turgut, Zeynep Tuba Özdemir, Nurdan Tatar, Ufuk Usta

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 64-69
    Received: 16 June 2014
    Accepted: 1 July 2014
    Published: 10 July 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140204.12
    Abstract: Objective: In this study we aimed to evaluate the staining patterns of lysophosphatidic acid in endometrial carcinomas(EC) and endometrial hyperplasias(EH). Materials and Method: Sixty diagnostic cases were included in this study in order to evaluate the staining patterns of lysophosphatidic acid in EC and EH. EC was diagnosed in 20 of the cases, E... Show More
  • Isolation and Serological Evidences in Suspected Leptospirosis Cases in and Around Chennai

    L. Suresh Babu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 70-73
    Received: 24 June 2014
    Accepted: 7 July 2014
    Published: 20 July 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140204.13
    Abstract: Leptospirosis is a zoonotic infection, which occurs mostly in persons venturing in aquatic environment, like farmers and sanitary workers. The objectives of the study were to isolate leptospires and to screen for leptospiral antibodies by MAT and IgM and IgG plate ELISAs to ascertain leptospirosis among suspected leptospirosis cases in and around C... Show More
  • Assessment of the Success Rate of Conservative Adhesive Resin Restoration (CAR) in First Permanent Molar Teeth Treatment in Hamadan, Iran

    Rezvan Rafatjou, Mahshad Nikfar, SHokoufeh Nobahar, Mohammadfoad Amini, Seyed-Mostafa Hosseini-Zijoud

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 74-78
    Received: 12 July 2014
    Accepted: 23 July 2014
    Published: 30 July 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140204.14
    Abstract: Background & aim: Dental caries is one of the most common childhood diseases in the world. Pit and fissure caries constitute more than 80% of all caries in children and adolescents. Although occlusal surfaces account for only 12.5% of tooth surfaces, approximately 60% of dental caries are observed in these surfaces. Caries preventive methods includ... Show More
  • Pattern of Acute Poisoning in Al Majmaah Region, Saudi Arabia

    Zeinab Abd Elmohdy Abd-Elhaleem, Badar AbdulMohsen Al Muqhem

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 79-85
    Received: 15 July 2014
    Accepted: 28 July 2014
    Published: 10 August 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140204.15
    Abstract: Background: Acute poisoning is a common situation in emergency departments all over the world. It may cause severe complications and death. Treatment of these cases requires great medical care and significant costs. There are many differences with respect to the pattern and cause of acute poisoning between geographical regions, even within the same... Show More
  • Tacrolimus in the Management of Large Facial Patch with Recurring Reversal Reaction: Outcome of a Pilot Clinical Trial Study on 5 Patients

    Delwar Hossain

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 86-89
    Received: 28 July 2014
    Accepted: 11 August 2014
    Published: 20 August 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140204.16
    Abstract: Background: Inflamed large facial patch, being compromising the appearance and beauty of a patient, is a source of embarrassment and distress, and affects anti-leprosy drive adversely in many ways in the field situation. Its management with oral prednisolone alone, the mainstay of treatment for reversal reaction, proved disappointing. Objective: To... Show More