The Impact of Vitrification in Artificial Reproductive Technology Programmes

The Impact of Vitrification in Artificial Reproductive Technology Programmes

November 30, 2017 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Manish Banker, Aditi Kotdawala, Reena Gupta Nova IVI Fertility, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, India *Correspondence to manish.banker@novaivifertility.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.04.17 Accepted: 22.08.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[4]:82-89. Abstract Cryopreservation is an integral part of the current methods of assisted reproductive technology (ART). In the past twoRead More

Renal Physiology and Robotic Urological Surgery

Renal Physiology and Robotic Urological Surgery

November 30, 2017 at 8:18 AM 0 comments

Kate Flavin,1 Venkat Prasad,1 Shanmugasundaram Gowrie-Mohan,1 *Nikhil Vasdev2,3 1. Department of Anaesthetics, Lister Hospital, Hertfordshire, UK 2. Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Department of Urology, Lister Hospital, Hertfordshire, UK 3. School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK *Correspondence to nikhilvasdev@doctors.org.uk Disclosure: The authors have declaredRead More

The Role of Insulin Resistance on FGF-21 and Inflammatory Markers in Obese Adolescents Undergoing Multicomponent Long-Term Weight Loss Therapy

The Role of Insulin Resistance on FGF-21 and Inflammatory Markers in Obese Adolescents Undergoing Multicomponent Long-Term Weight Loss Therapy

November 30, 2017 at 8:17 AM 0 comments

Raquel Munhoz da Silveira Campos,1 Lila Missae Oyama,2,3 Deborah Cristina Landi Masquio,4 Sofia Emanuelle de Castro Ferreira Vicente,2 Flávia Campos Corgosinho,5 Ana Claudia Pelissari Kravchychyn,2 Lian Tock,6 Sergio Tufik,7 Marco Túlio de Mello,8 *Ana R. Dâmaso2 1. Department of Physiotherapy, Therapeutic Resources Laboratory, Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar), São Carlos, Brazil 2. PostRead More

Proteomic Analysis of Antiprotease Immunoglobulin-E Anti-Sperm Autoantibodies in Chronic Urticaria After Vasectomy

Proteomic Analysis of Antiprotease Immunoglobulin-E Anti-Sperm Autoantibodies in Chronic Urticaria After Vasectomy

November 30, 2017 at 8:16 AM 0 comments

*David H. Dreyfus Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven; Gesher LLC, Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA *Correspondence to dhdreyfusmd@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The author acknowledges the assistance of Dr Silvia Pulido and Dr Alina Domagala in the laboratoryRead More

Role of Genetic Variations in Determining Treatment Outcome in Head and Neck Cancer

Role of Genetic Variations in Determining Treatment Outcome in Head and Neck Cancer

November 30, 2017 at 8:15 AM 0 comments

*Munindra Ruwali Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon (Manesar), India *Correspondence to munindraruwali@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.06.17 Accepted: 27.09.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[4]:114-121. Abstract Worldwide, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is responsible for >550,000 diagnoses and 380,000 deaths annually. ItRead More

Pathogenesis, Diagnostics, and Treatment of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: A 150 Year-Long Understanding of an Iron Overload Disorder

Pathogenesis, Diagnostics, and Treatment of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: A 150 Year-Long Understanding of an Iron Overload Disorder

November 30, 2017 at 8:14 AM 0 comments

Anastasia Asimakopoulou, Sabine Weiskirchen, *Ralf Weiskirchen Institute of Molecular Pathobiochemistry, Experimental Gene Therapy and Clinical Chemistry (IFMPEGKC), RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany *Correspondence to rweiskirchen@ukaachen.de Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The laboratory of RW is supported by a grant from the German Research FoundationRead More

Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Review

Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Review

November 30, 2017 at 8:13 AM 0 comments

Farrouq Mahmood,1 *Philip Helliwell2 1. Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Bradford, UK 2. Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Bradford, UK *Correspondence to p.helliwell@Leeds.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interests. Received: 28.02.17 Accepted: 15.08.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[4]:134-139. Abstract Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory condition belonging to the spondyloarthropathyRead More

How I Manage Myelofibrosis

How I Manage Myelofibrosis

August 31, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

*Anca Lupu President of the Romanian Society of Hematology; Vice President of the Romanian Society Haemostasis and Thrombosis; Head of Hematology Department, Colțea Clinical Hospital; Professor of Hematology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy ‘Carol Davila’, Bucharest, Romania *Correspondence to cercetarecoltea@yahoo.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received:Read More

How I Diagnose Hypereosinophilic Syndromes

How I Diagnose Hypereosinophilic Syndromes

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

Management of Multiply Relapsed Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: New Perspectives

Management of Multiply Relapsed Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: New Perspectives

August 31, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 13th June 2017, as a part of the 14th International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML) in Lugano, Switzerland Chairpersons: Eric Van Den Neste,1 Ruth Pettengell2 Speakers: Pier Luigi Zinzani,3 Eric van Den Neste,1 Ruth Pettengell,2 Amjad Hayat,4 Kai Hübel5 1. Department of Haematology, Cliniques Universitaires,Read More