Next Generation Sequencing: A Tool for This Generation of Nephrologists

Next Generation Sequencing: A Tool for This Generation of Nephrologists

April 5, 2016 at 8:53 AM 0 comments

Lea Landolt, Philipp Strauss, Hans-Peter Marti, *Øystein Eikrem Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway *Correspondence to oystein.eikrem@uib.no Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 10.12.15 Accepted: 28.01.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:50-57. Abstract The emergence of next generation sequencing (NGS) techniques has made the sequencing ofRead More

The Role of Gender in Chronic Kidney Disease

The Role of Gender in Chronic Kidney Disease

April 5, 2016 at 8:52 AM 0 comments

Idan Goldberg,1 *Ilan Krause1,2 1. Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel. 2. Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel. *Correspondence to ilank2@clalit.org.il Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 09.02.16 Accepted: 16.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:58-64. Abstract Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is aRead More

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Never-Smoking Welding Worker

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Never-Smoking Welding Worker

April 5, 2016 at 8:51 AM 0 comments

*Jordan Minov,1 Jovanka Karadzinska-Bislimovska,1 Engin Tutkun,2 Kristin Vasilevska,3 Snezana Risteska-Kuc,1 Saso Stoleski,1 Dragan Mijakoski1 1. Institute for Occupational Health of Republic of Macedonia, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia 2. Ankara Occupational Diseases Hospital, Ankara, Turkey 3. Institute for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia *Correspondence to minovj@hotmail.com Disclosure: The authorsRead More

The Rise and Fall of Routine Manual Thrombectomy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

The Rise and Fall of Routine Manual Thrombectomy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

April 5, 2016 at 8:50 AM 0 comments

Vincent Floré, *Stephen P Hoole Department of Interventional Cardiology, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK *Correspondence to s.hoole@nhs.net Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 26.01.16 Accepted: 03.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:71-75. Abstract Manual thrombectomy (MT) with an aspiration catheter is frequently used in primary percutaneous coronaryRead More

Treatment Opportunities for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Treatment Opportunities for Colorectal Liver Metastases

April 5, 2016 at 8:49 AM 0 comments

*Tormod Lund Surgical Department, Vestre Viken Hospital Trust, Drammen, Norway. *Correspondence to tolund@vestreviken.no Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.02.16 Accepted: 10.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:76-83. Abstract Colorectal liver metastases (CLM) are the most common hepatic malignancy and are caused by disseminated tumour cells (DTCs) seeded earlyRead More

Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Comprehensive Review

Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Comprehensive Review

April 5, 2016 at 8:48 AM 0 comments

Partha Pal,1 *Sayantan Ray2 1. Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India 2. Department of Endocrinology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER) and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, India *Correspondence to sayantan.ray30@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 17.11.15 Accepted: 02.02.16 Citation:Read More

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): The Search for a Cure

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): The Search for a Cure

April 5, 2016 at 8:47 AM 0 comments

Alabagi Abdulla, Charity Reynolds, *H Hesham A-Kader Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA *Correspondence to heshamh@aol.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 23.11.15 Accepted: 18.02.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:93-100. Abstract An alarming rise of obesity and, along withRead More

Primary Paraganglioma of the Thyroid Gland: Clinical and Immunohistological Analysis with a Literature Review

Primary Paraganglioma of the Thyroid Gland: Clinical and Immunohistological Analysis with a Literature Review

April 5, 2016 at 8:46 AM 0 comments

*Julien Feghaly,1 George Astras,2 Marios Loizou,3 Giannis Panayiotou,3 Ariana Mooradian1 1. St. George’s University of London (Cyprus), Nicosia, Cyprus 2. Oncology Department, American Medical Center, Nicosia, Cyprus 3. General Surgery Department, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus *Correspondence to feghaly.julien@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 14.12.2015Read More

Outcomes of Salvage Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer with Clinical Nodal Relapse: Results of a Multicentric, Retrospective Study

Outcomes of Salvage Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer with Clinical Nodal Relapse: Results of a Multicentric, Retrospective Study

April 5, 2016 at 8:45 AM 0 comments

Marco Oderda,1 Steven Joniau,2 Guglielmo Melloni,1 Marco Falcone,1 Stefania Munegato,1 Lorenzo Tosco,2 Fabio Zattoni,3 Robert Jeffrey Karnes,3 *Paolo Gontero1 1. Department of Urology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy 2. Department of Urology University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium 3. Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA *Correspondence to paolo.gontero@unito.it Disclosure:Read More

How I Treat: Multiple Sclerosis

How I Treat: Multiple Sclerosis

January 26, 2016 at 9:09 AM 0 comments

*László Vécsei Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary *Correspondence to vecsei.laszlo@med.u-szeged.hu