International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021

  • Septic Shock Secondary to Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Caused by Pasteurella multocida: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

    Bianca Varda, Zaid Ansari, Syed Zaidi, Layth Al-Jashaami

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Dec. 18, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2021
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a bacterial infection in the peritoneum commonly seen in the setting of cirrhosis and ascites. SBP is typically caused by gram-negative bacteria. Pasteurella is an organism typically associated with skin and soft tissue infections secondary to bites or scratches from domestic animals. We performed a litera... Show More
  • New Obesity Index Associated with Fitness Among Korean Adults

    Nam Lyong Kang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 5-12
    Received: Dec. 21, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2020
    Published: Jan. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The aim of this paper was to introduce a new obesity index associated with fitness and determine effective exercises for reducing the obesity in common Korean adults using a new kind of waist-to-height ratio (WHT2R). Objectives: This cross-sectional study was performed using the public-use releases of the 2017 survey of national physica... Show More
  • Long Term Efficacy and Safety of Herring Roe Oil in the Treatment of Psoriasis, a 39-week Open-label Extension Study

    Kaare Steinar Tveit, Karl Albert Brokstad, Rolf Kristian Berge, Per Christian Saeboe, Hogne Hallaraaker, Stian Brekke, Nils Meland, Bodil Bjoerndal

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 13-20
    Received: Dec. 22, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2021
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: The effect of omega-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acid supplements in patients with Psoriasis vulgaris has previously been investigated, but interventions varied in source, composition, dose, administration route and duration of treatment. The observed beneficial effects in patients with Psoriasis vulgaris using herring roe oil (HRO) as a dietary supple... Show More
  • Multiple Myeloma Treatments, Outcomes, and Costs of Health Care Resource Utilisation During 2009-2016, Based on Multiple Data Sources from a Hospital District in Finland

    Saku Torvinen, Ville Vihervaara, Tatu Miettinen, Jari Jokelainen, Melissa Bauer, Anu Marttila, Klaus Tamminen, Jonna Salonen

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 21-30
    Received: Dec. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Multiple myeloma (MM) is one of the most prevalent hematologic cancers. Treatments of MM have been improved by availability of novel therapies but require regular hospital visits and intense patient follow-up. In this real-world study, patient characteristics, first four treatment lines (1L–4L), and associated outcomes and costs were assessed among... Show More
  • Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Induced Cardiomyopathy: A Concise Review

    Pramod Theetha Kariyanna, Andrew Doodnauth, Mrinali Shetty, Benjamin Ramalanjaona, Naseem Hossain, Yuvraj Singh Chowdhury, Nimrah Hossain, Apoorva Jayarangaiah, Adam Budzikowski

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: May 14, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 09, 2020
    Published: Feb. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine are commonly used for the treatment of malaria and autoimmune conditions. Most recently, hydroxychloroquine has been implicated in the treatment armamentarium of Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) caused by SARS-associated coronavirus-2. A rare, underreported side effect of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine... Show More