Volume 6

Megacalycosis with Ipsilateral Segmental Mega-Ureter – A Rare Entity

1. Abstract Congenital megacalycosis of Pugivert is a rare clinical entity which denotes presence of dilated calyces most often without any functional abnormality and Segmental mega-ureter implies large, focal segmental ureteral dilatation producing a distorted ureter. Megacalycosis with an ipsilateral segmental mega-ureter is a rarer association of which only a few cases have been reported …

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The Assessment of the Whole-Body Vibration on Health Effects in Automobile Assembly Line Worker in South Korea

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: In general, whole-body vibration is one of the potential contributors to the development of back disorders of workers. In particular, it is thought that workers at the automobile assembly line are exposed to mechanically induced vibrations, either Whole-body Vibration (WBV) or Hand-arm Vibration (HAV). However, we can not assess the WBV …

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Cognitive Consequences After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

1. Abstract A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause temporary dysfunction of brain cells. More severe craniocerebral injuries can lead to bruising, perforation and tissue rupture, bleeding, and other physical damage to the brain that can lead to long-term complications or death (Bigler, 2016). Consequences of TBI can include physical, sensory, behavioral, and communication disorders, …

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Neurocysticercosis in an Immigrant, A Case Report from a Tertiary Hospital in Uganda

1. Abstract 1.1. Introduction: Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is one of the seven neglected endemic zoonoses targeted for elimination by the World Health Organization. NCC is a common primary cause of preventable epilepsy in many developing countries caused by the platyhelminth Taenia solium and yet the clinical diagnosis is often difficult as neurological presentation in non-specific. Herein, …

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Patients with Multiple Sclerosis and Short-Term Memory Difficulties

1. Abstract Μemory by itself as a function, loses its capabilities with a normal deterioration. However, there are acquired conditions that negatively affect the functions of memory, resulting in dysfunction of its stages. Thus possible damage to the structures of the hemisphere that controls these processes disrupts the comprehension, organization and categorization of the material …

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One Stage Operation in Bilateral Pulmonary and Spleen Hydatid Cyst in Uncommon Localization

1. Abstract The lung is the second most commonly organ which affected after liver chyst by echinococoss, and the bilateral involvement of lung is rare and Primary spleen hydatid cysts are very rare seen even in endemic country. We report the case of a 32-year-old man who presented with left thoracic and left upper abdominal …

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A Questionnaire On Adoptive Cell Therapy Among Syrian Medical Students

1. Abstract Adoptive Cell Therapy (ACT) is a type of immunotherapy, in which immune cells are implanted in patients to help them cure diseases (such as cancer). It is a new technique that has proven its effectiveness in treating different types of cancer, especially melanoma, breast cancer, and colon cancer. It has many factors that …

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