There is a great difference between the superficial reading of a film and the proper
interpretation of a clinical scintigraphic image by an imaging specialist. Fully utilizing
the clinical image, the imaging specialist evaluates both the anatomical and the
physiological structure of the human body. First the specialist must appreciate the
patient’s clinical problem.Working from this clinical context, he then applies his understanding
of the pathophysiological basis of disease and his knowledge of how
such pathology may translate into various imaging patterns.
Exact evidence about incidence of sleep disorders in patients with epilepsy is not available,
but it is supposed, that the amount is higher in patients with epilepsy than in general
population. For example patients with partial epilepsy have twice higher appearence of
sleep disorders as in healthy group (39% vs 18%) (Bazil, 2003). According to this study
higher presence of sleep disorders did not correlate with antiepileptic therapy.
According to Foldvary-Schaefer (2002) patients with epilepsy have problems with
initialization of sleep and have worse quality of sleep.
Global funding for malaria control has risen
signiicantly in recent years. The Roll Back
Malaria Partnership estimates that interna-
tional funding has grown from $250 million
in 2004 to $700 million in 2007, with funding
expected to have reached $1.1 billion in 2008
alone, due largely to the Global Fund to Fight
AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; the World
Bank; the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative