Novel Peri-Vascular Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Neointimal Hyperplasia Associated with Ptfe Dialysis Graft Failure

Intimal hyperplasia (IH), that leads to hemodialysis access dysfunction, is a major problem affecting patients undergoing renal dialysis. This work aimed at developing a novel approach that entails peri-vascular delivery of cytotoxic agents such as paclitaxel for the inhibition...

Vascular Disruptive Agents for the Treatment of Cancer

Tumour survival and growth is critically dependent on an independent blood supply. As such tumour vasculature presents an ideal target for cancer therapy that is widely applicable, accessible and genetically stable rendering it less prone to resistance. Two approaches...

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics will focus on The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors. Articles will focus on: Targeting aberrant signaling in myeloid malignancies: promise versus reality; The development and use of imatinib for the treatment of...

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2020

Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The #1 annual internal medicine guide that clinicians turn to first―extensively revised...

Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

INTRODUCTION BREAST CANCER IS A LIFE-THREATENING disease that affects approximately 22,460 individuals in Canada each year. (1) Breast cancer is defined as cancer that has a site of origin in tissues of the breast, usually occurring in the ducts...

Expanding Access to ART in South Africa: The Role of Nurse-Initiated Treatment (Issues IN Medicine) (Antiretroviral Therapy )

The South African government’s recent policy decision to expand access to HIV care rapidly and ‘ensure that all the health institutions in the country are ready to receive and assist patients and not just a few accredited ARV centres’...

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Antituberculosis Treatment Induced Hepatotoxicity (Report)

In 1993, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis (TB) to be a ‘global emergency’ with more than a third of the world’s population infected. Globally, 8.9 million new cases of TB occur annually, of which 1.8 million (20%)...

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (Salt, Diet and Health: Neptune’s Poisoned Chalice: The Origins of High Blood Pressure.) (Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults.) (Editorial)

SALT AND BLOOD PRESSURE A number of years ago, I covered my food with a heavy dose of salt before taking a single bite. After a while, my blood pressure began to rise, and I considered how foolish I...

Comparison of 0.2 % Glyceryl Trinitrate and Open Lateral Internal Anal Sphincterotomy in Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissures (Report)

Byline: Ahmed Mushtaq Khan, Khurshid Ali Bangash, Ahmed Hussain Mishwani and Riaz Anwar Bashir Abstract

Monitoring the South African National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme, 2003-2007: the Iedea Southern Africa Collaboration (Original Articles) (Report)

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that in 2007, 9.7 million people in low–and middle-income countries needed antiretroviral treatment (ART), (1) 9% of whom were living in South Africa. (2) By the end of 2007, the South African National...

Dental Phobia in Patients Seeking Dental Treatment (Report)

Byline: Shaila Tahir, Farkhanda Ghafoor, and Aman-Ullah Khan Abstract

A Pivotal Role for Pneumolysin in the Immunopathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease (Original Articles)

The pneumococcus remains an extremely important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. While the microorganism has a number of significant virulence mechanisms, many recent studies have focused on pneumolysin, which is recognised to be one of the most important...

Clinico-Pathological Profile and Treatment Outcome in Smear Negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients at a Teaching Hospital (Report)

Byline: Iffat Shabbir, Amir Nazir, Rizwan Iqbal, Saulat Ullah Khan and Kashif Munir – Email: Abstract

Atherosclerosis, (Vascular Thickening) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions

Atherosclerosis is a degenerative disease due to the thickening of arterial wall.Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside the arteries.Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart and other parts of the body.Plaque...

Laparoscopic Total Extra Peritoneal Mesh Repair and Open Lichtenstein Mesh Repair for the Treatment of Inguinal Hernia (Report)

Byline: Kirshan Lal, Zameer Hussain Laghari and Ahsan Laghari ABSTRACT

Treatment of Modalities for Reconstruction of Pilonidal Sinus Defects (Clinical Report)


Diagnosis and Treatment of Fournier’s Gangrene: Two Cases and Literature Review (Clinical Report)

Byline: Ju Wang – Email:, Tian-Fu Wang, Dan Liu and Hong-Yu Wang ABSTRACT

Recent Developments in Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (Report)

Introduction It has been estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that more than one third of the entire world’s population, or approximately 2 billion persons are infected and can be considered carriers of TB. From this vast pool...

Comparison of Tolterodine with Estazolam Versus Tolterodine Alone for the Treatment of Women with Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Nocturia: A Non-Randomized Prospective Comparative Study (Report)

Byline: ZhengYong Yuan, ChangXiao He, HanHui Wang, YingChuan Huang, Dong Li, ShouYang Ren, XueFei Li and Hong Shen Abstract

Diagnosis and Treatment of Carotid Body Tumors (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Byline: Halil Basel, Hasan Ozturk, Cemalettin Aydin, Cemil Goya and Ekrem Bayar ABSTRACT