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  • September 19, 2021

Huge mediastinal bronchogenic cyst revealed by hemoptysis and resected by uniportal VATS: A case report

Bronchogenic cysts are rare unusual congenital cysts, resulting from abnormal budding of the primary tracheobronchial tube and can be located either in the mediastinum or in the pulmonary parenchyma. They remain asymptomatic in most adults unless they are large to compress adjacent structures or infected. …..

Proposal on the combination of therapeutic alternatives for the treatment of pain in Primary Health Care

September 2, 2021 Advances in Health Care & Medical Education No Comments

Introduction: The fight against pain is a concern of medicine since the emergence and development of the human being, as evidenced by several researchers. The scientific literature currently shows that a correct biopsychosocial assessment, an adequate and individualized comprehensive therapeutic plan and multidisciplinary management improve …..

Comparison of Post-op quality of vision of spheric IOL and aspheric hydrophilic acrylic yellow tinted intraocular lens implantation following phacoemulsification cataract surgery

August 12, 2021 Advances in Health Care & Medical Education No Comments

Purpose: To compare the post-op visual quality of spheric and aspheric acrylic yellow tinted intraocular lens following phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Place of study: Al-Majeed Laser Eye Hospital. Methods: Total 60 subjects (aged 40-65years) with age related mature cataracts were included. Data was assembled by non-probability …..

Unmasking normocalcaemic hyperparathyroidism (nPHPT) resulting in severe hypercalcaemia from lack of monitoring during in the COVID pandemic

Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common endocrine disorder in the older person although the incidence of normocalcaemic primary hyperparathyroidism (nPHPT) remains largely unknown. Whilst the majority of patients with PHPT asymptomatic, we describe a case of severe symptomatic hypercalcaemia from undiagnosed nPHPT whilst on calcium …..

Regulation of ACE-2 enzyme by hyperoxia in lung epithelial cells by post-translational modification

April 27, 2021 Advances in Health Care & Medical Education No Comments

Background: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) occurs in premature neonates with respiratory distress who require supplemental oxygen in the first days after birth. BPD involves uniform arrest of alveolar development and variable interstitial cellularity and/ or fibroproliferation. Previous studies by our lab showed that the enzyme, angiotensin …..