International Journal of Clinical and Developmental Anatomy

Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2015

  • Appendix: Between the Older Concepts and New Frontiers

    Wajid Ali Chatha

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2015
    Pages: 85-88
    Received: 15 November 2015
    Accepted: 15 December 2015
    Published: 5 January 2016
    Abstract: Appendix has long been thought of as an organ serving no useful purpose in the body. The newer researches prove to the contrary, as with the advent of the newer histological techniques and surgical avenues, it has been found to have very useful functions. The position of the tip of the appendix determines its clinical presentation in case of any di... Show More
  • The Role of Cymbopogon Citratus Extract in Protecting the Liver Against Injurious Effect of Dimethylnitrosamine in Rats

    Naglaa Ali Saber Sarg, Usama Fouad Ahmed, Ali Mohamed Ali, Saleh Sayed Idris

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2015
    Pages: 89-95
    Received: 7 February 2016
    Accepted: 14 February 2016
    Published: 26 February 2016
    Abstract: Background: N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a potent hepatotoxin that induces fibrosis of the liver. Cymbopogon citratus, a plant that is widely cultivated to be eaten either fresh with food or dried in tea or soft drink has been reported to possess a number of medicinal and aromatic properties. Aim of the work: This work is aimed to study the pro... Show More