International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Hypocalcaemia and Stridor: An Unusual Presentation of Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

    Naouel Guirat-Dhouib, Fatma Derbali, Afifa Charfi, Lobna Aissa, Zohra Sassi, Hammouda Taieb, Ezzeddine Chouaibi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 78-80
    Received: 11 May 2017
    Accepted: 8 September 2017
    Published: 1 November 2017
    Abstract: The differential diagnosis of stridor in the pediatric population is broad and should include hypocalcaemia with resultant laryngospasm. We present the case of a 10-year-old Tunisian girl, with no particular family or personal history, who presented with stridor secondary to profound hypocalcaemia. The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis was made after... Show More
  • Anterior Ectopic Anus in Scrotum with Subcoronal Hypospadias in a Neonate: A Case Report

    Prashant Patil, Abhay Gupta, Shahaji Deshmukh, Prasad Bansod

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 81-84
    Received: 30 September 2016
    Accepted: 14 January 2017
    Published: 10 November 2017
    Abstract: Ectopic anus is an atypical uncommon variant of broad spectrum of anorectal malformation. We present a case of a 22 day old neonate with anus placed within scrotum. After surgical intervention a neoanus was created within sphincter complex and good functional result was achieved. Patient had urethral injury intraoperatively which was managed by ure... Show More
  • Prevalence and Intensity of Gastro-Intestinal Helminthiasis Among School Age Children in Nkondjock, Littoral-Cameroon

    Ngangnang Ghislain Roméo, Vincent Khan Payne

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 85-89
    Received: 27 February 2017
    Accepted: 24 March 2017
    Published: 11 November 2017
    Abstract: Gastro-intestinal helminthiasis is an infection which affects at least one person in two in the world and mainly school age children. Our study was conducted with the objective of determining the prevalence and intensity of these infections among pupils in Nkondjock Sub-Division. So, 417 faecal specimens randomly collected from 185 (44.3%) boys and... Show More
  • Assessment of Immunomodulatory Activity of the Biofield Energy Treated Novel Herbomineral Formulation After Oral Administration in Female Sprague Dawley Rats

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Cathryn Dawn Nykvist, Celine Lavelle, Daniel Paul Przybylski, Dianne Heather Vincent, Dorothy Felger, Douglas Jay Konersman, Elizabeth Ann Feeney, Jay Anthony Prague, Joanne Lydia Starodub, Karan Rasdan, Karen Mie Strassman, Leonid Soboleff, Maire Mayne, Mary M. Keesee, Padmanabha Narayana Pillai, Pamela Clarkson Ansley, Ronald David Schmitz, Sharyn Marie Sodomora, Sambhu Charan Mondal, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 90-99
    Received: 30 October 2017
    Accepted: 14 November 2017
    Published: 30 November 2017
    Abstract: The use of an herbomineral formulation in the healthcare sector for different chronic diseases is gaining popularity due to its fewer side-effects, high safety profile, and cost effectiveness. A new proprietary herbomineral formulation was formulated, consisting of four essential ingredients viz. herbal (ashwagandha root extract) and minerals (zinc... Show More
  • Clinical Mimicry and Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: A Case Report with a Point to Ponder

    Ghazal Ahmed, Dharmendra Kumar Mishra, Shrenik Balegar, Mohammed Zahir

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 100-102
    Received: 26 February 2017
    Accepted: 3 May 2017
    Published: 4 December 2017
    Abstract: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a very rare cutaneous neoplasm which usually affects the torso. The clinical presentation is nonspecific and can mimic many benign as well as malignant skin lesions. We present a case with clinical diagnostic dilemma which was located over an unusual site to be suspected as DFSP with deceiving feature of co... Show More
  • Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Initiation of Complementary Feeding Among Under Two Years Children in Fiche Town, North Showa Zone, Ethiopia

    Rebik Shukure

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 103-109
    Received: 4 February 2017
    Accepted: 27 February 2017
    Published: 14 December 2017
    Abstract: Background: - Healthy complementary feeding is critical for the achievement of a healthy growth and development of children. In Ethiopia inappropriate complementary feeding practices, combined with poverty, are major determinants of the high prevalence of malnutrition among young children. Community based a prospective cross- sectional study was co... Show More
  • The Role of Predictors Parameters in the Management Policy and Outcome of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia with the Lack of Resources in Single Pediatric Surgery Unit

    Mohammed Joudi Aboud

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 110-118
    Received: 3 April 2017
    Accepted: 21 April 2017
    Published: 8 January 2018
    Abstract: Background: The objective of this study is to have the interest to know how far the present study underscores the improved survival rate for patients with CDH and risk factors affecting the outcome with the lack of many essential facilities. Our inquiries: shall we proceed without ECMO and related resources! Patients and Methods: The records of pat... Show More