American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Protective Effect of Cocoa Seeds Extract Application on PCNA Expression in Albino Mice Receiving DMBA Exposure

    Junia Kirana, Khairuddin Djawad, Siswanto Wahab

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 102-107
    Received: 28 February 2017
    Accepted: 24 March 2017
    Published: 2 June 2017
    Abstract: Skin cancer incidence is directly proportional to malignancies in other organs and represents a health problem. This study aims to evaluate the protective effect of topical cocoa extract application on PCNA expression in mice receiving DMBA exposure. This study was conducted in Animal Laboratory for DMBA administration and cocoa extract application... Show More
  • The Correlation of Blood Lipid Profile and its Ratio, Cystatin C and Homocysteine of Thyroid Dysfunction

    Hou Zhenjiang, Mu Zhaoxin, Zhang Jingyu, Fan Hong, Hou Jianzhang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 108-114
    Received: 19 May 2017
    Published: 6 June 2017
    Abstract: This thesis aims to discuss the correlation of blood lipid and its ratio, Cystatin C(CysC) and Homocysteine (Hcy) of thyroid dysfunction patients, who are hyperthyroidism, subclinical hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism. The authors choose each 60 patients of four groups of thyroid dysfunction and the control group to mea... Show More
  • Ermete: A Decision Support System for an Innovative Management of Knowledge and Prescription in Laboratory Medicine: A Trial of Two Italian Local Health Authorities

    Alessandro Camerotto, Vincenza Truppo, Alessia Pozzato, Simone Bedendo, Gabriele Angiolelli, Arianna Lucchiari, Massimo Tosini, Alessandra Saggin, Francesco Noce, Stefano Rigo, Alessio Gasparetto, Roberto Mencarelli

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 115-122
    Received: 9 June 2017
    Accepted: 9 June 2017
    Published: 22 June 2017
    Abstract: Laboratory tests play an important role in the diagnostic process. Unfortunately, their utility is at present affected by a significant rate of inappropriate prescriptions. The current strategies to solve the problem are not adequate. The aim of this study is to propose a structural solution through the Health Information Technology. Between the ye... Show More
  • 3DCRT Versus RapidArc in Terms of Iso-Dose Distribution, Dose Volume Histogram (DVH) and Organs at Risk for Esophageal Cancer (EC) Dosimetric Study

    Saud. H. Allehyani, Huda. A. Sharyan, Aida. R. Tolba, Rmadan. A. Hassan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 123-133
    Received: 10 May 2017
    Accepted: 19 May 2017
    Published: 28 June 2017
    Abstract: Purpose: To compare (3D-CRT) to RapidArc planning using (LNAC of 6 MV) in terms of dosimetric outcomes of iso-dose distribution, dose volume histogram (DVH), PTV and at risk organs in 5 patients with Esophageal cancer (EC). Methods: Plans were created for 5 patients with EC who had received radical RapidArc treatment from 2012 to 2014 at KAMC (King... Show More
  • Interleukin-12 and Interleukin-4 Levels of Multibacillary Leprosy Patients Before and After Rifampicine Ofloxacine Minocycline Combined Therapy

    Suci Budhiani, Sri Vitayani Muchtar, Safruddin Amin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 134-137
    Received: 18 February 2017
    Accepted: 6 March 2017
    Published: 3 July 2017
    Abstract: Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which is an obligate intracellular bacteria. This study aims to determine the interleukin-12 and interleukin-4 levels of multibacillary leprosy patients before and after Rifampicine Ofloxacine Minocycline (ROM) combined therapy for three months. The research used an analytic ob... Show More
  • The Use of Novel and Unique Biofield Energy Healing Treatment for the Improvement of Poorly Bioavailable Compound, Berberine in Male Sprague Dawley Rats

    Alice Branton, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 138-144
    Received: 20 May 2017
    Accepted: 1 June 2017
    Published: 14 July 2017
    Abstract: Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid based herbal medicine, is widely used as nutraceutical supplement for the prevention and treatment of various diseases viz. hypolipidemic, hypoglycemic, antiarrhythmic, antineoplastic, etc. The intestinal absorption and oral bioavailability of berberine is very low and almost negligible in humans. In this study, ... Show More
  • A Preliminary Study of Comparison of Preventive and Therapeutic Effect of Green and White Tea Against Rifampicin-Induced Chronic Hepatotoxicity in Rats

    Elham Serki, Mina Hemmati, Alireza Pourtalebi-Firoozabadi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 145-150
    Received: 10 June 2017
    Accepted: 19 June 2017
    Published: 17 July 2017
    Abstract: Many different dietary supplements are currently marked for the management of hepatic illness, but the evidence for effectiveness is mixed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of white and green tea extracts in a rifampicin-induced hepatic damage model of rats. In this study 55 male wistar albino rats were divided into 11 groups of 5 a... Show More
  • Correlation Between Levels of 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D and Degree of Anemia in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

    Elena López-Ramiro, Mercedes Rubert, Emilio González-Parra, Ignacio Mahillo, Concepción de la Piedra

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 151-156
    Received: 16 May 2017
    Accepted: 27 May 2017
    Published: 18 July 2017
    Abstract: Introduction: Vitamin D exercises pleiotropic effects independently of calcium and phosphorous homeostasis. Purpose: To analyze the possible correlation between levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) and other parameters of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Patients and methods: One hundred and forty-five patients with stage-5 CKD were ... Show More