Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015

  • Good Outcome in Isolated Basilar Artery Dissection

    Yordan Spirdonov, Plamen Getsov, Grigorii Nedelkov, Evguenia Vassileva, Marko Klissurski, Marin Daskalov

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015
    Pages: 26-28
    Received: 9 December 2014
    Accepted: 19 December 2014
    Published: 27 February 2015
    Abstract: Isolated basilar artery dissection is a rare vascular pathology with varied clinical presentations and prognoses. We report a case of a 54-year-old woman, presented with subarachnoid hemorrhages (Hunt-Hess grade II). Brain computed tomography demonstrated a perimesencephalic pattern of haemorrhage. Magnetic resonance angiography revealed an isolate... Show More
  • Acute Pericarditis and Viral Infection

    Beatriz Cruz Barcelos, Luis Felipe Silveira Santos, Nathalia Antônio Monteiro de Castro, Ana Paula Silveira Menezes, Tufik José Geleilete, Reinaldo Bugarelli Bestetti, Rosemary Aparecida Furlan Daniel

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015
    Pages: 29-31
    Received: 7 February 2015
    Accepted: 2 March 2015
    Published: 8 March 2015
    Abstract: Introduction: Hantaviruses is a disease of fever character caused by the virus, RNA from simple tape, of the Bunyaviridae family. Hantaviruses may occur in two clinical types: 1) hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Europe and Asia; 2) cardiopulmonary syndrome by hantaviruses only in Americas. Acute pericarditis is a clinical syndrome with the ... Show More
  • Laboratory Dilutions of Thioridaxine with Potential to Enhance Antibiotic Sensitivity in a Multidrug Resistant Escherichia Coli Uropathogen

    Otajevwo F. D., Iyabor F. O.

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015
    Pages: 32-40
    Received: 14 December 2014
    Accepted: 29 December 2014
    Published: 9 March 2015
    Abstract: This research effort seeks to use doses of thioridaxine to enhance antibiotic sensitivity in a MDR Escherichia coli strain. Five axenic (pure) strains of Escherichia coli coded EC1 to EC5 were obtained from five infected midstream urine samples among several other urine samples inoculated on sterile Cystine Lactose Electrolyte Deficient (CLED) agar... Show More
  • A Novel Intervention to Increase Male Involvement in Prevention of Parent to Child HIV Transmission

    Isichei Christian, Courtney Snelling Jennifer, Onwuezobe Caroline, Oyebode Tinuade, Mercy Isichei, Njab Jean, Adeyanju Segun, Johnson Rotimi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015
    Pages: 41-51
    Received: 4 March 2015
    Accepted: 13 March 2015
    Published: 19 March 2015
    Abstract: Background: Prevention of Parent To Child Transmission (PPTCT) of HIV is a major intervention to stop the spread of HIV. Rates of ... Show More