International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Translocator Protein 18 kDa Involved in the Cognitive Impairment Induced by Isoflurane Inhalation Anesthesia

    Rui Zhang, Shanshan Zou, Lingzhong Meng, Ming Ding, Huirong Han

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 101-106
    Received: 23 August 2016
    Accepted: 6 September 2016
    Published: 14 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20160206.11
    Abstract: Background. Translocator protein 18 kDa (TSPO) plays a key role both in microglial activation and neuroinflammation. Postoperative cognitive decline (POCD), a notable hazard to both patients and society, maybe contribute to deficiently controlled neuroinflammatory processes initiated by anesthesia and surgery. So far it is unclear that whether TSPO... Show More
  • Myelomeningocele and Urinary Lithiasis - Case Report

    Rogério Saint-Clair Pimentel Mafra, Rafael Morroni de Oliveira, Arthur Guilherme Lobato de Castro, Luiz Ronaldo Alberti

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 107-109
    Received: 1 June 2016
    Accepted: 25 August 2016
    Published: 17 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20160206.12
    Abstract: Myelomeningocele is a congenital malformation of central nervous system associated with urinary tract anomalies in several cases. This case report describes a 19 years old, female patient, admitted in Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte Hospital where she was previously diagnosed with lumbar myelomeningocele associated, lately, with several kidneys and bl... Show More
  • Analysis of Results of the Surgical Treatment of the Spinal Cord Injury (Step by Step)

    Mykola Salkov, Vitaliy Tsymbaliuk, Lydmila Dzyak, Anatoly Son, German Titov, Alexander Rodinsky, Andrey Botvinnikov, Nataly Zozylia, Margaryta Salkova

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 110-116
    Received: 6 December 2016
    Accepted: 26 December 2016
    Published: 17 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20160206.13
    Abstract: Purpose. Substantiation of the reasonable period of the surgical intervention with due account for the analysis of the surgical treatment. Methods. The research is based on the follow-up of 200 patients with spinal cord injury. In accordance with the goal of this research, all patients with spinal cord injury were allocated to four clinical groups ... Show More
  • Choosing an Optimal Suture Material for Prehepatic Portal Hypertension Modeling

    Nikolay Olegovich Arefyev, Dmitry Victorovich Garbuzenko, Linar Rinatovich Khasanov

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 117-121
    Received: 29 October 2016
    Accepted: 21 November 2016
    Published: 18 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20160206.14
    Abstract: If the catheter size, the thickness of a thread, the place for ligation were determined for the partial portal vein ligation (PPVL), the question of the suture material remains open. The aim of the study was to determine the optimal suture material (silk or prolene) for PPVL. The experiment was performed on 25 male adult outbred rats. The PPVL was ... Show More