Non-Transfusion-Dependent Thalassaemia: A Panoramic Survey from Pathophysiology to Treatment

Non-Transfusion-Dependent Thalassaemia: A Panoramic Survey from Pathophysiology to Treatment

December 13, 2016 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

Abdul-Hamid A. Bazarbachi,1 Bachar F. Chaya,1 Hassan M. Moukhadder,2 *Ali T. Taher2 1. Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon 2. Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon *Correspondence to ataher@aub.edu.lb Disclosure: Ali T. Taher receives research fundingRead More

Clinical Management of Drug-Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease: Why Current Approaches May Need to Be Changed to Optimise Quality of Life

Clinical Management of Drug-Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease: Why Current Approaches May Need to Be Changed to Optimise Quality of Life

December 13, 2016 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Jean-Francois Daneault,1 Gloria Vergara-Diaz,1,2 Sunghoon Ivan Lee1,3 1. Motion Analysis Laboratory, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2. Escuela Internacional de Doctorado, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain 3. Advanced Human & Health Analytics Laboratory, College of Information and Computer Sciences, University of MassachusettsRead More

Occupational Allergies: A Brief Review

Occupational Allergies: A Brief Review

December 13, 2016 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*Mohammad Reza Masjedi,1,3 Kayvan Saeedfar,2 Javid Masjedi3 1. Pulmonary Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2. Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3. Tobacco Control Research Center, Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association, Tehran, Iran *CorrespondenceRead More

Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy

Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy

December 13, 2016 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

*Esther Helen Steveling-Klein Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland *Correspondence to esthersteveling@gmail.com Disclosure: Esther Helen Steveling-Klein received travel support from ALK-Abello. Received: 17.05.16 Accepted: 08.08.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[4]:78-87. Abstract Allergen-specific immunotherapy remains the only causal treatment of allergic disease to date. Its efficacy in symptom reductionRead More

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

December 13, 2016 at 8:20 AM 0 comments

Iciar Martín-Timón, Cristina Sevillano-Collantes, Juan José Marín-Peñalver, *Francisco Javier del Cañizo-Gómez Endocrinology Department, University Hospital Infanta Leonor, School of Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain *Correspondence to fjcanizog@salud.madrid.org Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 07.06.16 Accepted: 29.09.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[4]:89-97. Abstract People with Type 2 diabetes mellitusRead More

Role of Coagulation Factor Concentrates in the Operating Room

Role of Coagulation Factor Concentrates in the Operating Room

December 13, 2016 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Cheng-Hock Toh,1,2 Yasir Alhamdi1 1. Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK 2. Roald Dahl Haemostasis and Thrombosis Centre, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK *Correspondence to Toh@liverpool.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 24.05.16 Accepted: 19.08.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[4]:98-105. Abstract TheRead More

Gene Delivery from Stents for Prevention of In-Stent Restenosis

Gene Delivery from Stents for Prevention of In-Stent Restenosis

December 13, 2016 at 8:18 AM 0 comments

*Ilia Fishbein,1,2 Ivan S. Alferiev,1,2 Michael Chorny,1,2 Robert J. Levy1,2 1. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 2. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA *Correspondence to fishbein@email.chop.edu Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.04.16 Accepted: 24.08.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[4]:106-113. Abstract The increasing sophistication ofRead More

Revolution of Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents: An Analysis of Market Leaders

Revolution of Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents: An Analysis of Market Leaders

December 13, 2016 at 8:17 AM 0 comments

*Ashok S. Thakkar,1 Bhargav A. Dave2,3 1. Clinical Research, Meril Life Sciences Pvt., Ltd, Vapi, India 2. Manish Therapy Services, Madison Heights, Texas, USA 3. Department of Physical Therapy, Srinivas University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India *Correspondence to drashokthakkar@gmail.com Disclosure: Ashok S. Thakkar is an employee of Meril Life Science Pvt., Ltd.Read More

Ethical Issues on Awake Thoracic Surgery for Seriously Chronically Ill Patients

Ethical Issues on Awake Thoracic Surgery for Seriously Chronically Ill Patients

August 23, 2016 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

*Gabor Kiss Consultant in Anaesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Félix Guyon, Saint Denis (La Réunion), France *Correspondence to gaborkiss2001@hotmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 31.03.16 Accepted: 12.07.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[3]:12-14.

Endoscopic Management of Sessile Serrated Polyps of the Colon

Endoscopic Management of Sessile Serrated Polyps of the Colon

August 23, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

Karen Ma, *Joshua Melson Division of Digestive Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA *Correspondence to Joshua_Melson@rush.edu Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 04.04.16 Accepted: 13.07.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[3]:16-20.