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Jul 28, 2022Open    Access

Acute Mesenteric Thrombosis in COVID-19: A Case Report

Sakit Fouad, Krimou Hicham, Errabi Nizar, Cisse Mohammed, El Kaoukabi Abdessamad, Belhamidi Said, Zinbi Ali, Zainoun Brahim, Menfaa Mohammed, Hasbi Samir, Choho Abdelkarim
Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with a high incidence of thromboembolic events. Patients with severe form have a higher risk as well as those with embolic factors (high age, obesity, diabetes, etc.). Acute mesenteric thrombosis is among the complications to be feared during this pandemic even in patients who do not have embologenic factors. The objective of this study is to discuss and understand the mechanism of occurrence of acute mesenteric thrombosis during COVID-19 infection. The ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

May 27, 2022Open    Access

Quality of Life and Associated Factors in Patients Infected with Hepatitis B and C Virus in a Moroccan Region: A Cross-Sectional Study

Diagne Bineta Jho, Abid Hakima, Ibtissam El Harch, Soumaya Benmaamar, Bourkhime Hind, Bahra Nassiba, Baldé Mamadou Saliou, Condé Passy, Nada Otmani, Mohammed El Abkari, Mohamed Amine Berraho, Nabil Tachfouti, Samira El Fakir
Introduction: Hepatitis B or C virus infection is one of the most common liver infections leading to altered health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients. The goal of this study was to assess the quality of life of patients infected with hepatitis B or C virus and to determine the factors that might be associated with worse outcomes. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in patients aged 18 years and over followed on an outpatient basis at the teaching hospital Hassan II in Fez fo...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jan 25, 2022Open    Access

A Lesson Learned from a Rare Case of Missing Guide Wire

Ng Kwang How, Anwar Irawan Ruhani
Central venous catheterization via the Seldinger technique is a minimally invasive procedure which is increasingly and widely performed. It is associated with immediate and delayed complications which might cause significant morbidity and mortality. The retained guidewire is a rare, potentially serious but completely avoidable complication. We reported a 74-year-old gentleman who presented with upper gastrointestinal bleeding and was successfully resuscitated. Central venous catheterization was ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Dec 15, 2021Open    Access

Newly Discovered Rope Worm Infections: First Case Report in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Ali Sher, Saif A. Latif
Rope worms are anaerobic worms that were discovered in 2009 during the cleansing of the colon by coffee or cleansing enemas. They are rope-like meter-long intestinal parasites and look like twisted fibres of rope attached to the intestinal wall. Thousands of people have passed the rope worms in their stool all over the world. Aim: This study aimed to find the cause of intestinal blockage by the worm passing in stool, identify them and treat the patient. Morphology: The rope worms look like a rop...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Aug 19, 2021Open    Access

Prematurity: Epidemiological Profile and Risk Factors for Prematurity at the CHU Marrakech

Fatima Zahra Mouad, Fatiha Bennaoui, Nadia El Idrissi Slitine, Fadl Mrabih Rabou Maoulainine
Prematurity is the leading cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity. Objective: To study the epidemiological aspects and the etiological factors of prematurity. Material and Methods: A retrospective study about the newborn with prematurity and hospitalized in the neonatal and neonatal resuscitation department of the Mohammed VI university hospital during the period was from January 2019 to December 2019. Results: 585 newborns were collected including 110 premature newborns (18.8%). The average ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

May 13, 2021Open    Access

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Secondary to Varicella Zoster with Acute Liver Failure

Satesh Ramasundram, Chong Kah Kian
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an aggressive and life threatening syndrome of excessive immune activation. This condition can be inherited or secondary to other diseases. The therapeutic success is directly related to the rapid diagnosis with the patient who have high clinical suspicious index such as febrile illness with cytopenia, liver enzyme derangement, raised serum ferritin and low fibrinogen levels. Infection is a common trigger both in those with a genetic predisposition and...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Dec 31, 2020Open    Access

Experience of Treating 69 Cases of Gastroc Ardical Syndrome with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Yanzhi Wang, Binglin Liu, Zhenchao Liu, Guang Liu, Donghao Zhou
Aims: To explore the clinical efficacy of TCM in the treatment of gastroc ardical syndrome, and to summarize the experience of TCM treatment of gastroc ardical syndrome. Method: A retrospective summary of 69 patients with gastroc ardical syndrome treated by Binglin Liu, an old expert in Linyi Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, according to the patient’s clinical symptoms and prescriptions, summarizes the TCM classification and treatment methods of this disease. Results: The TCM syndromes ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020

Nov 11, 2020Open    Access

The Association between Pathologies of Voice and Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)

Rasan Burhan, Jalal Moradzadeh, Ethan Smallwood, Thomas Kiwanuka, Samuel Ajayi
Voice and speaking are integral parts of a person’s self-identity and ability to communicate on a day-to-day basis. There have been numerous studies investigating the link between gastro-esophageal reflux disease and its concomitant association with a range of other disorders across the breadth of medicine. In this review, we will focus on the relationship between conditions which contribute to pathologies of voice and GORD. These will include Laryngopharyngeal reflux, Globus Pharyngeus and Paro...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020

Aug 18, 2020Open    Access

Metabolic Alkalosis Associated Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders Revealing an Upper Digestive Tract Condition

Ameth Dieng, M. A. Ba, A. T. Lemrabott, M. Diop, A. Sy, M. Ndongo, B. Ndiaye, M. S. Diawara, M. Faye, Mo Faye, B. Ba, N. Keita, S. Diagne, M. M. Cissé
We report a case of a 66-year-old female patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy, who was referred in Nephrology Department for the management of a renal impairment associated-severe hyponatremia, hypokalemia and hypochloremia that occurred after vomiting episodes evolving since 1 month. On admission, the patient was calm with a psychomotor retardation occurring in a context of moderate dehydration. Arterial blood gas analysis outlined a severe metabolic alkalosis. An extra-renal cause of these met...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020

Apr 24, 2020Open    Access

Reversing Back to the Basic: Infection Control Strategies

Mohammad Miah, Syeda Nafisa, Tara Bartley, Sandeep Kaur, Ahmed Ashoub
Healthcare-associated infections are estimated to cost the NHS approximately £1 billion a year. In addition to increased costs, each one of these infections means additional use of NHS resources, greater patient discomfort and a decrease in patient safety. In the wake of the growing burden of healthcare- associated infections (HCAIs), the increasing severity of illness and complexity of treatment, superimposed by multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogen infections, healthcare practitioners (HCPs) are...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020


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