This book reflects a major medical problem which is still under thorough studies. There is a number of clinical cases corresponding directly or indirectly to a certain alteration of the immune system, thus leading to various pathologic conditions. The unique defense, what humans have with their immunity, is rather often affected by infections, tumor processes, organ, tissue and cell transplantation, allergy, autoimmune processes, as well as different influences by the environment.
Theoretically, use of
autologous HS could eliminate the risks of disease transmissions and immune reactions.
However, it is not always possible to obtain a sufficient amount of autologous HS for ex vivo
expansion of BMSCs. In fact, over 400 mL of peripheral blood is usually required to obtain
200 mL of autologous HS, which is only sufficient to support the growth of BMSCs for a few
passages. Therefore, collection of a sufficient amount of autologous HS is a considerable
burden for anaemic patients as well as for healthy female patients with a low body weight.
Some larger non-Planned Parenthood facilities report that they could serve some of the
patients who would be lost if Planned Parenthood clinics are excluded. However, they
are generally at, or close to, the limits of their capacity and will not be able to expand
much, if at all, due to other resource or staffing constraints. There is no evidence that
they are prepared to sustain the very large caseload increases that would be required to
fill the gaps left after Planned Parenthood affiliates are excluded.
Do you regard hypothyroidism as a more complex issue than just a simple prescription of levothyroxine tablet? Are you interested in getting more information on the management of thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy, at birth, in childhood or in subclinical states? Have you been thinking of performing thyroid ultrasound in hypothyroid patients by yourself, or perhaps you already do it and are not so sure about it? Than this book should give you some answers and help you form your own opinion. You will find there several excellent review articles from authors from all over the world....
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Unsuspected pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a case report
Cancers of the oropharynx often metastasize to upper and
middle jugular chain lymph nodes (Levels II and III), but can also
spread to retropharyngeal lymph nodes, which distinguishes them
from oral cavity tumors and must be considered when treating
oropharyngeal cancers. Tumors in this site are generally treated with
radiotherapy, as a single modality for T 1/2 or N 0/1 stages. Increas-
ingly, some of these cancers are associated with human papilloma
virus 16 infection, especially in nonsmokers.
The plate paintings continue to examine painting’s objectness and its
relationship to the image drawn on it. The plates break up the image
but at the same time have a unifying effect on the painting as a whole.
They provide a skeleton on which the paint can be applied like flesh.
These paintings, such as The Patients and the Doctors, 1978, and
Circumnavigating the Sea of Shit, 1979, have a surface which is rough
because of the plates and a three dimensional support which is thicker
than regular paintings. The paintings have a pronounced plasticity....
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Wertheim cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Protease inhibitor associated mutations compromise the efficacy of therapy in human immunodeficiency virus – 1 (HIV-1) infected pediatric patients: a cross-sectional study...
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: A novel mutation in the ADA gene causing severe combined immunodeficiency in an Arab patient: a case report
Patients and study design: The study was performed on randomly selected 50 pulmonary tuberculosis patients (mean age, 45.3 ± 3.8, 28 men and 22 women) who had been admitted to the Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoracic Tumor Research Institute during 12 months (April 2008 - April 2009). Pulmonary tuberculosis was diagnosed by the clinical parameters: presence of cough/expectoration, chest X-ray showing infiltrated and /or cavities, a minimum of one positive sputum smear and culture result for acid-fast bacilli.
Our aim was to evaluate the effect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease stage on
chest radiographic (CXR) findings among patients with HIV-related pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).
Data are from a prospective multicenter treatment trial for HIV-related TB. Baseline CXR findings
and CD4/ lymphocyte counts were compared among patients with HIV-related TB. Data from
published studies describing CXR findings in HIV-infected patients were reviewed and a pooleddata
analysis was conducted. Of 135 patients with culture-confirmed HIV-related TB, 128 had both
CXR and CD4/ lymphocyte data.
A young woman confronted with a diagnosis of systemic
lupus erythematosus (SLE) can expect lifelong complications
arising from the disease itself, as well as the therapies
used to treat this condition. About 50–70 per cent of SLE
patients experience inflammation of the kidneys. As such,
the young woman can expect to be treated with high
doses of corticosteroids, often accompanied by the alkylating
Asthma like symptoms spontaneously go into remission in
a substantial proportion of children 5 years and younger.
Therefore, the continued need for asthma treatment in this
age group should be assessed at least twice a year.
Component 4 - Manage Asthma Exacerbations:
Exacerbations of asthma (asthma attacks or acute
asthma) are episodes of progressive increase in shortness
of breath, cough, wheezing, or chest tightness, or some
combination of these symptoms. Severe exacerbations
are potentially life threatening, and their treatment requires
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học General Psychiatry cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Altered dendritic cell distribution in patients with common variable immunodeficiency...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Wertheim cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Management of HIV-1 associated hepatitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: role of a successful control of viral replication...
Many studies have shown that education and
counseling involving the entire family structure
help to alleviate some of the negative attitudes
towards patient with epilepsy or seizure
6 Parents or a child attendants are
usually not well counseled.
We believe that counseling skills are a weak
component in managing patients in all medical
disciplines and they need to be strengthened. The
art of counseling should be dealt with earlier
particularly at medical schools.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated tuberculosis (TB) remains a major global public
health challenge, with an estimated 1.4 million patients worldwide. Co-infection with HIV leads to
challenges in both the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. Further, there has been an increase in
rates of drug resistant tuberculosis, including multi-drug (MDR-TB) and extensively drug resistant
TB (XDRTB), which are difficult to treat and contribute to increased mortality.
Appropriate treatment of smear-positive cases can render most of them noninfectious rapidly, generally within two weeks. Generally, infectivity decreases many fold in the first 2 days in most individuals on standard short course chemotherapy. Therefore, the most effective intervention for reducing infectiousness is treatment of the case, and institution of a mechanism which will guarantee provision of the medications, i.e. the patient will be on DOT. Under these circumstances, it is perfectly reasonable to treat most patients as an outpatient with a plan to ensure treatment completion....