Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Association Between Prostatic Volume, Metabolic Syndrome and Left Ventricular Mass: A Cross Sectional Study

    Ebenezer Adekunle Ajayi, Patrick Temi Adegun, Ganiyu Olusola Akanbi, Akande Oladimeji Ajayi, Peter Olufemi Areo, Felix Olukayode Aina, Samuel Ayokunle Dada

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 121-126
    Received: 11 April 2017
    Accepted: 20 April 2017
    Published: 1 June 2017
    Abstract: Ageing in men is associated with increased prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with both entities possibly representing downstream manifestations of a common pathogenesis. There is paucity of data on the association of BPH and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). This study evaluated relationship between ... Show More
  • Bone Marrow Metastases as an Initial Presentation of Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report

    Molina-Arrebola María-Angustias, Fernández-Caballero Mariana, Avivar-Oyonarte Cristóbal, Jiménez-Cortés María-Carmen, Hidalgo-Rico María-Angeles

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 127-130
    Received: 13 February 2017
    Accepted: 24 April 2017
    Published: 14 June 2017
    Abstract: Bone marrow metastases as the initial presentation of a solid tumour are uncommon, especially if the primary neoplasm site cannot be identified during the diagnosis presentation despite laboratory testing and imaging techniques. In these situations, bone marrow examination can lead to a final diagnosis of the primary malignancy. We report an unusua... Show More
  • Novel Discovery of the Relationship of Clinical Phenotype of Coronary Heart Disease with Retinol Binding Protein 4, Lipoprotein-Related Phospholipase A2

    Liu-qiang Lv, Yang-zhang Tang, Shi-qiang Wang, Gui Ren, Yu-Chen Lo, Hiroshi Honda, Edward J. Parish

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 131-134
    Received: 2 May 2017
    Accepted: 18 May 2017
    Published: 29 June 2017
    Abstract: To investigate the correlation between retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4), lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 (LP-PLA2), we studied the clinical phenotype of coronary heart disease (CHD) and the severity of coronary artery disease. Our studies showed that the changes of retinol binding protein 4, LP-PLA2 serum concentration has a relation with t... Show More
  • Intravascular Leiomyomatosis and the CT Appearance: A Case Report and Review of Literature

    Shanrong Shu, Ruiman Li, Xuesong Gao

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 135-138
    Received: 4 May 2017
    Accepted: 14 June 2017
    Published: 4 July 2017
    Abstract: Intravenous leiomyomatosis (IVL) is a benign smooth muscle tumor which may cause fatal outcome. Furthermore, the clinical manifestations are variable and nonspecific, typically resulting in misdiagnosis. Computerized Tomography (CT) played a vital role in the diagnostic process and pre-surgical assessment. Here we describe one case of IVL extending... Show More
  • Multisystem Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis with Fatal Outcome in Adult Patient: A Case Report

    Veljko Flego, Darian Volaric

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 139-142
    Received: 21 May 2017
    Accepted: 28 June 2017
    Published: 26 July 2017
    Abstract: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disorder characterized by abnormal proliferation of cells with a Langerhans cell phenotype, which comprises a wide range of clinical presentations. The reported patient is a 55-year old female with multy-sistem LCH and pulmonary tuberculosis. During diagnostic processing, infiltrates of Langerhans cells... Show More
  • Psychological Statuses of Premenopausal Women Before and After Hysterectomy

    Yongmei Li, Ni Wang, Lin Li, Jichang Li

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 143-148
    Received: 1 August 2017
    Published: 2 August 2017
    Abstract: Objective: This paper aims to explore the trend, extent and impacting factors of the change in the psychological status of women before and after hysterectomy. Methods: A prospective study was performed to investigate the psychological statuses of 98 female subjects who underwent hysterectomy upon admission and three months after the hysterectomy. ... Show More