Cirrhosis: Reviewing the Literature and Future Perspectives

Cirrhosis: Reviewing the Literature and Future Perspectives

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

In-Stent Restenosis After Carotid Artery Stenting: From Diagnosis to Treatment

In-Stent Restenosis After Carotid Artery Stenting: From Diagnosis to Treatment

August 23, 2016 at 8:16 AM 0 comments

*Giuseppe Di Gioia, Domenico Scordino, Cosimo Marco Campanale, Marco Miglionico, Antonio Creta, Claudio Proscia, Laura Ragni, Iginio Colaiori, Germano Di Sciascio Department of Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Cardiology, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Rome, Italy *Correspondence to dottgiuseppedigioia@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 12.02.2016Read More

Hepatitis C: Is Regression of Advanced Fibrosis Possible After Treatment?

Hepatitis C: Is Regression of Advanced Fibrosis Possible After Treatment?

August 23, 2016 at 8:15 AM 0 comments

*Federico Sáez-Royuela, Ester Badia Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hospital Universitario de Burgos, Burgos, Spain *Correspondence to fsroyuela@gmail.com Disclosure: Federico Sáez-Royuela has received lecturing fees from Janssen-Cilag S.A. and Merck Sharp & Dhome Corp. Ester Badia has received lecturing fees from Janssen-Cilag S.A. and Gilead Sciences, S.L. Received: 22.01.16 Accepted:Read More

Chronic Total Occlusion in Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Review of Possible Interventions and Results With a Case Study

Chronic Total Occlusion in Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Review of Possible Interventions and Results With a Case Study

August 23, 2016 at 8:14 AM 0 comments

*Sergey N. Furkalo Department of Endovascular Surgery and Angiography, National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology of AMS of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine *Correspondence to furkalosn@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflict of interest. Received: 26.01.16 Accepted: 15.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[3]:133-139. Abstract Within 10 years following a coronary artery bypass graftRead More

How I Treat: Lung Cancer

How I Treat: Lung Cancer

April 5, 2016 at 8:59 AM 0 comments

*Antonio Rossi Division of Medical Oncology, S.G. Moscati Hospital, Avellino, Italy *Correspondence to arossi_it@yahoo.it

Big Data and Cardiology: Time for Mass Analytics?

Big Data and Cardiology: Time for Mass Analytics?

April 5, 2016 at 8:58 AM 0 comments

*Rahul Potluri,1 Ignat Drozdov,2 Paul Carter,3 Jaydeep Sarma4 1. ACALM Study Unit in collaboration with Aston Medical School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK 2. Bering Limited, London, UK 3. Royal Free London NHS Trust, London, UK 4. North West Heart Centre, University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester, UK *Correspondence to rahulpotluri@outlook.comRead More

Regorafenib in Advanced and Refractory Gastrointestinal Cancers

Regorafenib in Advanced and Refractory Gastrointestinal Cancers

April 5, 2016 at 8:57 AM 0 comments

*Ewen D. Legg Halcyon Medical Writing LTD., Thurso, UK *Correspondence to ewen.d.legg@gmail.com Disclosure: Medical writing assistance was funded by Bayer. Received: 08.02.16 Accepted: 09.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:18-25. Abstract The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium (ASCO-GI), held in San Francisco, California, USA, provided a forum for leadingRead More

Editor’s Pick: Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis: A Viable Option for Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

Editor’s Pick: Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis: A Viable Option for Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

April 5, 2016 at 8:56 AM 0 comments

In this edition’s Editor’s Pick, Ponce et al. tackle the various complexities of urgent-start peritoneal dialysis in both acute and chronic kidney failure in light of the current use of haemodialysis, extending their study beyond the controversies and limitations of its use. This in-depth review focusses on the available evidenceRead More

Patient Insight and Treatment Expectations in Erectile Dysfunction

Patient Insight and Treatment Expectations in Erectile Dysfunction

April 5, 2016 at 8:55 AM 0 comments

*Hartmut Porst Private Institute of Urology, Andrology and Sexual Medicine, Hamburg, Germany. *Correspondence to Porst20354@aol.com Disclosure: Hartmut Porst is an Investigator, Speaker, and Consultant for Auxilium, Eli Lilly, Menarini/Berlin Chemie, and Sanofi. Received: 11.01.16 Accepted: 29.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:34-41. Abstract In the literature, a strong preference towards pharmacological management withRead More

The Multifactorial Background of Emerging Viral Infections with Neurological Manifestation

The Multifactorial Background of Emerging Viral Infections with Neurological Manifestation

April 5, 2016 at 8:54 AM 0 comments

Timothy G. Gaulton,1 *Glen N. Gaulton2 1. Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Center for Global Health, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA *Correspondence to gaulton@mail.med.upenn.edu Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts ofRead More