Post Tagged with: "Diagnosis"

Dermoscopy of Inflammatory Conditions: The Journey So Far

Dermoscopy of Inflammatory Conditions: The Journey So Far

Dermatology November 2, 2017 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*Balachandra S. Ankad, Savitha L. Beergouder Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, India *Correspondence to drbsankad@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.06.17 Accepted: 12.09.17 Citation: EMJ Dermatol. 2017;5[1]:98-105. Abstract The use of dermoscopy in general dermatological practice has recently increased. Its non-invasive nature meansRead More

How I Diagnose Hypereosinophilic Syndromes

How I Diagnose Hypereosinophilic Syndromes

European Medical Journal, Hematology August 31, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

*Simon Kavanagh, Jeffrey H. Lipton Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada *Correspondence to simon.kavanagh@uhn.ca Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 21.02.17 Accepted: 07.08.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[3]:15-20. Abstract Hypereosinophilic syndromes are a group of disorders characterised byRead More

Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Allergy & Immunology August 3, 2017 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

Zhi-qiang Tu, *Wei-qi Zhang Department of Pediatrics, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China *Correspondence to zhangwq2016@126.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 02.02.17 Accepted: 16.06.17 Citation: EMJ Allergy and Immunol. 2017;2[1]:100-105. Abstract One of the complications of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA)Read More

Cirrhosis: Reviewing the Literature and Future Perspectives

Cirrhosis: Reviewing the Literature and Future Perspectives

European Medical Journal August 23, 2016 at 8:17 AM 0 comments

*Xavier Verhelst, Anja Geerts, Hans Van Vlierberghe Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium *Correspondence to xavier.verhelst@uzgent.be Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 07.01.16 Accepted: 09.02.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[3]:111-117. Abstract Cirrhosis is the final stage of chronic liver disease and has many causes,Read More

Editor’s Pick: Clinical Significance of Apathy in Parkinson’s Disease

Editor’s Pick: Clinical Significance of Apathy in Parkinson’s Disease

Neurology July 12, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

The significant health burden that apathy creates for patients with Parkinson’s disease is  revealed in the following article by Muhammed and Husain; also highlighted are the difficulties of a therapeutic approach towards tackling a lack of motivation. This is an important issue for clinical neurologists who must be careful notRead More

Editor’s Pick: PSMA-Specific Ligands in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Editor’s Pick: PSMA-Specific Ligands in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Urology April 26, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

In this review, Wei Jin and colleagues from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri, USA, have summarised the ligands associated with prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), which is a widely used biomarker and antigen in prostate cancer diagnosis. This topic is one of the most attractive and promising subjects in the diagnosis and therapyRead More

Utility of Exosomes in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Utility of Exosomes in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

European Medical Journal, Oncology January 26, 2016 at 9:02 AM 0 comments

Leo I. Amodu, Asaph Levy, Crystal Kyaw, Darshan Padmanabhan, Alexandra Osman, Mukesh Tiwari, Jeffrey Nicastro, Gene Coppa, Ernesto Molmenti, *Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo Center for Diseases of the Pancreas, Department of General Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York, USA *Correspondence to Hrilo@nshs.edu Disclosure: TheRead More

A UK Best Practice Model for Diagnosis and Treatment of Axial Spondyloarthritis

A UK Best Practice Model for Diagnosis and Treatment of Axial Spondyloarthritis

Rheumatology July 28, 2015 at 9:18 AM 0 comments

Rebecca Adshead, *Hasan Tahir, Simon Donnelly Rheumatology Department, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health Trust, London, UK *Correspondence to hasan.tahir@bartshealth.nhs.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Funding: None. Received: 03.11.14 Accepted: 18.02.15 Citation: EMJ Rheumatol. 2015;2[1]:103-110. Abstract Objectives: To examine the combined effectiveness of a care pathwayRead More

Advances in the Diagnosis of HIV-Associated Tuberculosis

Advances in the Diagnosis of HIV-Associated Tuberculosis

Respiratory May 19, 2015 at 9:21 AM 0 comments

Ankur Gupta-Wright,1 *Stephen D. Lawn1,2 1. Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK 2. The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South AfricaRead More

Diagnosis and Management of Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection: A Short Review

Diagnosis and Management of Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection: A Short Review

Hepatology January 27, 2015 at 9:28 AM 0 comments

Javier Martínez González, *José Luis Lledó Navarro, Enrique Rodríguez  de Santiago, Agustín Albillos Martínez Gastroenterology and Hepatology Service, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain *Correspondence to jllledo63@yahoo.es Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 31.10.14 Accepted: 05.12.14 Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2015;3[1]:63-69. Abstract Occult hepatitis B virus infection (OBI) isRead More