The ‘Nucleolus’ Hypothesis of Autoimmune Diseases and Its Implications

The ‘Nucleolus’ Hypothesis of Autoimmune Diseases and Its Implications

June 1, 2017 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Wesley H. Brooks,1 Yves Renaudineau2,3 1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA 2. INSERM ESPRI, ERI29/EA2216, LabEx IGO “Immunotherapy Graft Oncology”, Réseau épigénétique et réseau canaux ioniques du Cancéropole Grand Ouest, European University of Brittany, Brest, France 3. Laboratory of Immunology and Immunotherapy, Brest University Medical SchoolRead More

Pain During Illusory Own Arm Movement: A Study in Immersive Virtual Reality

Pain During Illusory Own Arm Movement: A Study in Immersive Virtual Reality

June 1, 2017 at 8:18 AM 0 comments

Alessandro Zanini, Martina Montalti, Barbara Caola, Antony Leadbetter, *Matteo Martini School of Psychology, University of East London, London, UK *Correspondence to m.martini@uel.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The authors are thankful to Cameron Magrath and Jackson Davies for their help with data collection. Support: ThisRead More

Paradigm Shift for Thrombolysis for Patients with Acute Ischaemic Stroke, from Extension of the Time Window to the Rapid Recanalisation After Symptom Onset

Paradigm Shift for Thrombolysis for Patients with Acute Ischaemic Stroke, from Extension of the Time Window to the Rapid Recanalisation After Symptom Onset

June 1, 2017 at 8:17 AM 0 comments

Hye Seon Jeong, *Jei Kim Department of Neurology and Daejeon-Chungnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Hospital and School of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea *Correspondence to jeikim@cnu.ac.kr Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 01.02.16 Accepted: 14.06.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:98-103. Abstract Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) and intra-arterial thrombolysisRead More

Climate Change: What Can Doctors Do?

Climate Change: What Can Doctors Do?

March 2, 2017 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

*Thomas Micklewright GP Registrar and Medical Leadership Fellow, Health Education North West, Manchester, UK *Correspondence to t.micklewright@nhs.net Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 14.10.16 Accepted: 19.12.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[1]:12-14. Abstract Global warming remains one of the largest global threats to our health. The size of theRead More

Editor’s Pick: 3D Printing for Biomedical Applications: Where Are We Now?

Editor’s Pick: 3D Printing for Biomedical Applications: Where Are We Now?

March 2, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

Estomba et al. discuss the applications for additive manufacturing printing technology across the field of medicine, particularly those of three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting. 3D printing has the potential to become a game changer in medicine and surgery by improving the procedural planning of surgical interventions and by helping young doctors toRead More

Hide and Seek: The Game Between Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Cells and B Cell Receptor Signalling Inhibitors

Hide and Seek: The Game Between Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Cells and B Cell Receptor Signalling Inhibitors

March 2, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

*Kumudha Balakrishnan,1 Krishna Bojja,1 William Decker,2 Michael J. Keating3 1. Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA 2. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA 3. Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA *Correspondence to kbalakr@mdanderson.orgRead More

Haemangioma: A Review of the Literature and an Unusual Case Report

Haemangioma: A Review of the Literature and an Unusual Case Report

March 2, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

*Ajaya Kumar Consultant Neurosurgeon, Muthoot Healthcare, Kerala, India *Correspondence to drajayakumara@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 09.06.16 Accepted: 02.12.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[1]:31-35. Abstract Haemangiomas are benign tumours growing by vascular endothelial hyperplasia, commonly occurring in females. The main types diagnosed in children are infantile haemangiomaRead More

Transcatheter Repair of Congenital Heart Defects in the Young

Transcatheter Repair of Congenital Heart Defects in the Young

March 2, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Sonia A. El-Saiedi, Wael A. Attia, Rodina Sobhy Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt *Correspondence to sonia.el-saiedi@kasralainy.edu.eg Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: Special thanks goes to our patients who formed the basis of our experience, the catheterisation laboratory nurses, technicians,Read More

Anaesthesia Techniques in Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Brief Review

Anaesthesia Techniques in Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Brief Review

March 2, 2017 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Mehmet Aksoy, Ilker Ince, Ali Ahiskalioglu Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey *Correspondence to drmaksoy@hotmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 12.01.16 Accepted: 26.07.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[1]:45-49. Abstract Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an alternative, less invasive method toRead More

New Drug Treatments for Osteoarthritis: What is on the Horizon?

New Drug Treatments for Osteoarthritis: What is on the Horizon?

March 2, 2017 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Fiona E. Watt,1 Malvika Gulati2 1. Arthritis Research UK Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK 2. Department of Rheumatology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK *Correspondence to fiona.watt@kennedy.ox.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Support:Read More