Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 13, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Hepatitis B Prevalence and Risk Factors in Chronic Liver Disease Patients at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Sidama Region, Ethiopia

    Bezaye Lemma Deregasso, Robel Habtamu Ababiya*, Rediet Ajebu Nurfeta, Tsion Habtamu Ababiya, Lijalem Abera Tema, Bemnet Gossaye Teka, Selamawit Seifu Hailu, Dereje Kebede Shane

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Nov. 22, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 22, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
    Abstract: Background: Chronic liver disease (CLD) is a progressive deterioration of liver functions for more than six months, which includes the synthesis of clotting factors, and other proteins, detoxification of harmful products of metabolism, and excretion of bile. Viral hepatitis is one of the main causes of CLD. Objective: The main objective of this stu... Show More
  • Case Report

    Kyphoplasty Cement Embolization and Successful Cement Retrieval from Tricuspid Valve Entrapment

    Todd Boscarello*, Robby Boparai, Maximillian Whooley, Zoe Anderson, Ben Bosse, Karthik Raghuram, Alexander Vogel

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: Jan. 03, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 16, 2024
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
    Abstract: This case report details successful percutaneous management of cement embolization, a known complication of kyphoplasty, in a 60-year-old female with osteoporotic compression fractures undergoing T7 and T8 vertebral augmentation. Kyphoplasty, a procedure involving the injection of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) cement into the vertebral body, can r... Show More