Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: Another Burden on Cirrhotic Liver

    Aliae AR Mohamed-Hussein, Mohamed-Eltaher AA Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2-1, April 2016
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Jul. 04, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 06, 2015
    Published: Sep. 08, 2015
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systemic Disease
    Abstract: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) may cause aggressive deterioration in the course of liver cirrhosis and may have an impact on the development of hepatic cell failure in patients with concomitant diseases. Patients and Methods: 34 patients with OSAS and compensated cirrhosis as well as 30 compensated cirrhotic patients were followed for 1 ye... Show More
  • Sleep Related Conditions with Myasthenia Gravis: Evidence, Causes and Implications

    Sherifa Ahmed Hamed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2-1, April 2016
    Pages: 6-16
    Received: Aug. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 17, 2015
    Published: Sep. 08, 2015
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systemic Disease
    Abstract: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease caused mainly by antibodies against skeletal muscle nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) at the postsynaptic membrane resulting in depletion of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction (NMJ). Muscle fatigue is the cardinal symptom of MG. Respiratory muscle weakness and breathing problems are ... Show More