European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021

  • Expert Opinion: Brivaracetam in Management of Epilepsy

    A. V. Srinivasan, Kumar Gaurav, Arundhati Ghosh, Sukhpreet Singh

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 86-93
    Received: Aug. 24, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2021
    Published: Nov. 19, 2021
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    Abstract: Epilepsy is prevalent with about 50 million patients affected worldwide. There are many treatment gaps in the management of epilepsy in India. Within Anti-epileptic drugs (AED), Brivaracetam, which is a high-affinity, selective, and reversible ligand for synaptic vesicle 2A is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for monotherapy as well as ... Show More
  • Quality of Life in Patients with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer Managed with Modern Radiotherapy: Impact on Bowel Habit, Sexual Function and Urinary Symptoms

    Isis Vargas, Andrea Araujo, Juan Guillermo Cataño, Ricardo Sánchez, Juan Carlos Galvis, Valeria Restrepo-Parra

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 94-98
    Received: Aug. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 27, 2021
    Published: Nov. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: The increase in the diagnosis of tumors in early stages, associated with similar life expectations among the different treatments, create a challenge for both patients and treating doctors when choosing the best therapeutic option. The objective is to assess the impact on the quality of life in the sexual, intestinal and urinary fields i... Show More
  • The Nature of Changes in the Hemostatic System in Liver Cirrhosis

    Tugushev Aliy Saitovich, Cherkovska Olga Stepanivna

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 99-110
    Received: Aug. 31, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2021
    Published: Nov. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: The nature of violations of the hemostatic system in liver cirrhosis is complex, often unpredictable and concerns all its links – vascular-platelet, coagulation and fibrinolysis. It is now well established that patients with cirrhosis may experience both bleeding and thrombosis. The mechanisms of blood clotting disorders in this case are very compl... Show More
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Task-Shifting and Its Impact on Time-to-Surgery in Western Uganda

    Michael Flores, Daniel Kisitu, Connor Peck, Michael Amick, Kristin Yu, Adrienne Socci

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 111-117
    Received: Sep. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 14, 2021
    Published: Nov. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: High rates of orthopaedic injury in Uganda place large burdens on its few orthopaedic surgeons. Although “task-shifting” of procedures to other providers is practiced, its specific role in orthopaedic surgical care is not well documented. The current study assessed the prevalence of orthopaedic task-shifting, and its impact on time-to-s... Show More
  • Prevalence of Virulence Genes and Associated Risk Factors of Helicobacter pylori Infection Among Adults in Gastric Cancer Risk Region of North Central, Nigeria

    Azebi Ayibatari, Raphael Peter Galleh, Anowai Clementina Ogo, Abbas Abel Anzaku, Adamu Ishaku Akyala

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 118-125
    Received: Oct. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 03, 2021
    Published: Nov. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is the causative agent of chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer diseases with associated risk factor of developing gastric cancer and mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma if left untreated. In this study, we evaluated the prevalence of virulence genes and associated risk factors of H. pylori ... Show More
  • Hemophagocytic Syndrome Secondary to Cytomegalovirus Infection in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

    Elizabeth Castro, María Cepeda, Diego Ospina

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 126-131
    Received: Sep. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2021
    Published: Nov. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Hemophagocytic Syndrome (HPS) or Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis is characterized by a dysregulation of the immune system with activation of macrophages and T lymphocytes, the product of an uncontrollable and excessive inflammatory response to different stimuli. The case of a patient with a history of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) under cur... Show More
  • Research on Quality Evaluation Method of New Medical Achievements

    Peng Ruan, Manoch Prompanyo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 132-137
    Received: Apr. 12, 2021
    Accepted: May 10, 2021
    Published: Nov. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: in order to explore the general quality evaluation model of new medical achievements. New drugs are the most common and main form of medical achievements. Mastering the quality evaluation indicator and quality evaluation model of new drugs will also have important reference value for other medical achievements. Methods: the quality chara... Show More
  • Relationship of Pre-pregnancy BMI, Gestational Anaemia and Weight Gain During Pregnancy with Birth Outcomes of Selected Indian Women

    Mythili V., Anusuya Devi K., Latha Maheswari S.

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 138-145
    Received: Jul. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 09, 2021
    Published: Nov. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Maternal weight before and throughout pregnancy is clearly tied to maternal and neonatal health outcomes, and excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is linked to a diversity of short and long term maternal and child complications. The focus of this research is to determine the relationship between pre-pregnancy BMI and gestational weight gain in m... Show More
  • Coping Strategies for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, and Their Relation with the Personality Profile

    Rodrigo Noronha da Fonseca, Charles Peter Tilbery, Wilze Laura Bruscato

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 146-154
    Received: Oct. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2021
    Published: Dec. 07, 2021
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    Abstract: The present work was the result of a research project to obtain the title of Master in Health Sciences at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de São Paulo. Objective: To identify the coping strategies used by patients with SPMS, and their relation with the personality profile. Methods: This is a cross-sectional, descriptive, observational... Show More
  • HELLP Syndrome with Unusual Features in a Rare Setting

    Collins Amadi, Bright Amadi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 155-160
    Received: Nov. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 10, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: HELLP (Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, and Low Platelet) syndrome is a rare disorder exclusively associated with pregnancy. It occurs mostly during the antepartum period in about 70% of cases but could also occur during the post-partum period in about 30% of reported cases especially during the first 48 hours following delivery. The syndrome is ... Show More