Adjustment disorder after botulinum toxin injection in an adolescent palatal myoclonus case: The importance of informed consent in the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders in children and adolescents
Publication date: Available online 12 October 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Yusuf Öztürk, Zehra Topal, Nuran Demir, Ali Evren Tufan (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - October 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Hepatitis E virus isolated from chronic hepatitis B patients in Malaysia: Sequences analysis and genetic diversity suggest zoonotic origin
Conclusion: Comparative analysis of the human HEV ORF-2 nucleotide sequence suggest zoonotic origin. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - October 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Utility of diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) in assessment of liver fibrosis
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Doaa M. Emara, Marwa M. Reda, Doaa A. Elwazzan Objectives: hepatic fibrosis occurs due to chronic liver injury. Early fibrosis can be reversed by treatment with specific antifibrotic therapy in addition to removal of the cause if possible, that is why, identification of the early liver fibrosis is important. MRI DWI is a non-invasive non-contrast imaging technique which help in diagnosis of different stages of hepatic fibrosis. Aim of the work: was to study the predictive value of diffusion weighted MRI for assessing liver f...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - October 9, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Additive manufacturing applications in medical cases: A literature based review
Conclusion Paper deals with the literature review of the Medical application of Additive Manufacturing and its future. Medical models which are customised and sourced from data of an individual patient, which vary from patient to patient can well be modified and printed. Medical AM involves resources of human from the field of reverse engineering, medicine and biomaterial, design and manufacturing of bones, implants, etc. Additive Manufacturing can help solve medical problems with extensive benefit to humanity. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - October 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of the popliteus musclotendinous injuries as a part of the posterolateral corner injuries of the knee
Conclusion MRI imaging is crucial in the evaluation of the different sites and patterns of injuries of the popliteus musclotendinous complex when suspecting PLC injury. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - October 1, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Association of IL-23R gene single nucleotide polymorphism; rs 11209026 with incidence and severity of ankylosing spondylitis in a cohort of Egyptian patients
Conclusions:In Egyptians, IL-23R single nucleotide polymorphism (rs11209026) appears to be associated with ankylosing spondylitis occurrence not severity, while higher levels of IL-23 might be associated with disease severity. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - September 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Serum cobalamin and red cell folate levels of anti-psychotic treatment and treatment na ïve psychiatic patients in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria
Conclusion All patients had Serum cobalamin levels within the reference interval, the same can be said of the RBC folate levels of the greater percentage (95.5%) of psychiatric patients on psychotropic drugs. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - September 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Endoscopy audit over 10years in a community hospital in Egypt
Conclusion Continuous audit over 10years can enhance endoscopy performance, improve the quality of endoscopic procedures and lead to better outcomes. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - September 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Perceptions of caretakers with different socioeconomic status about the harmful outcomes of fever in under-five children in Dodoma region, central Tanzania: A cross-sectional study
Conclusion Many caretakers are concerned about the occurrence of harmful effects of fever for their under-five children. Study findings suggest that promoting enrolment in secondary education or above and participation in the labour market particularly in non-farm activities of women would be valuable to the health of under-five children in central Tanzania. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 31, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Association between alcohol intake and subjective cognitive complaints in southwest Nigeria: a cross-sectional observational study
Conclusion High intake of alcohol is associated with higher risk of SCCs in men. This relationship is independent of cardiovascular risk factors. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Forensic dissection of lip print as an investigative tool in a mixed Egyptian population
Conclusion: The lip print pattern can differ due to gender and geographical origin in Egyptian subjects. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Otosclerosis and complications of stapedectomy: CT and MRI correlation
Publication date: Available online 10 August 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Heba Ibrahim Ali, Nivan Hany Khater (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 11, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Physiological variables and molecular study of KLK2 and KLK3 among patient with benign prostatic hyperplasia
This study includes 60 patients with prostatic hyperplasia with an average age of 64years old and 30 samples as a control with same age group. The study obtained that there was significant association (P≤0.05) between PSA (KLK3) and prostatic hyperplasia. Result also mentions that there was significant decrease in testosterone level and significant increase in dihydrotestosterone level. The present study for KLK2 and KLK3 genes showed molecular variation in both genes, varied between polymorphism and allele polymorphism. PCR amplification of specific primers of KLK2 gene showed polymorphisms ranged between 14%, 8%, 10%,...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Prevalence of Toxocara spp. eggs in soil of public areas in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Bahman Maleki, Ali Khorshidi, Mohammad Gorgipour, Aliyar Mirzapour, Hamidreza Majidiani, Masoud Foroutan Toxocariasis is a zoonotic and widespread infection which manifest as a spectrum of syndromes in humans such as visceral, neural, ocular, covert and asymptomatic. Herein we aimed to design a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the prevalence of Toxocara spp. eggs in soil depositories in Iran. English (PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar, Web of Science, Science Direct, EBSCO, and Ovid) and Persian (Scientific Inform...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

An overview about mitochondrial DNA mutations in ovarian cancer
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Iyer Mahalaxmi, K.S. Santhy Background Ovarian tumour is the second most common form of cancer affecting female reproductive system and the most lethal of the gynaecological malignancies. Since past decades, tremendous efforts have been made to illuminate the molecular basis for initiation and progression of ovarian carcinoma. A low quantity of dysfunction in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is considered to be a risk factor for variety of cancer types. Mitochondrial dysfunctions have been allied with varied metabolic diseases and fo...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

64 MS-CTU: Review of techniques and spectrum of the ureteric diseases
Conclusion CTU is very sensitive tool of imaging and could be confidently considered the one-stop shop imaging tool for accurate diagnosis of the different ureteric lesions. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Job Stress and Burnout Syndrome among Critical Care Healthcare Workers
Conclusion Critical care HCWs had high BOS. The study concluded that reducing intragroup conflict, improving skills utilization, and raising job satisfaction are crucial to reduce BOS among critical care HCWs. More attention and psychological support is recommended to critical care HCWs. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Hepatitis-C Virus Infection and Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids among Nurses and Paramedical Personnel at the Alexandria University Hospitals, Egypt
Conclusion Prevalence of HCV infection among HCWs is similar to that among general population in the country. Nurses and housekeepers are frequently exposed to BBF. Adherence to infection control measures according to the National Guidelines is crucial to reduce HCV transmission. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of selective peripheral neurotomies in the treatment of refractory lower limb spasticity in adults
Conclusions Selective peripheral neurotomies could effectively improve muscle tone, muscle power, functional performance & range of motion in patients with refractory focal and multifocal spasticity in the lower limbs. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 9, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Rolling up the pieces of a puzzle: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in Iran
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Masoud Foroutan, Sahar Dalvand, Ahmad Daryani, Ehsan Ahmadpour, Hamidreza Majidiani, Shahram Khademvatan, Esmaeil Abbasi Toxoplasmosis is a neglected parasitic disease with global distribution in warm-blooded vertebrates and high prevalence among different human societies. We contrived a systematic review and meta-analysis on the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in Iran. Following the general methodology recommended for systematic reviews and meta-analysis, four English and three Persian electronic databases were explored up to Apr...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Ultrastructural alterations of renal tissue in a male patient with Fabry ’s disease
Conclusion The ultra-structure of the kidney clearly showed the intra-cytoplasmic glycosphingolipid accumulation in renal cells, responsible for progressive decline in renal function which could lead to kidney failure. The final diagnosis of Fabry’s disease was confirmed. In the present case-study, electron microscopy proved to be a valuable diagnostic aid. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Role of static fluid MR urography in detecting post urinary diversion complications
Conclusion Comprehensive T2-weighted MR urography is an effective imaging method for the visualization of the urinary system and detection of early and late postoperative complications in patients with urinary diversion. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Socio-demographic and clinical factors predicting time to presentation for children with pneumonia in Ilorin, Nigeria
Conclusion Infancy and families with few children are socio-demographic features that are likely to determine early-to-intermediate presentation of children with pneumonia while high respiratory rates and bronchopneumonia are disease related factors that predict early presentation. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Attitudes towards menopause and depression, body image of women during menopause
Publication date: Available online 13 June 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Nülüfer Erbil (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Superimposed effect of ovariectomy on type 2 diabetes mellitus in Wistar rats
Conclusion We concluded that metabolic disturbances induced by diabetes might be getting worse after ovariectomy via intensification of oxidative stress and inflammatory state. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life and associated factors among patients with diabetes mellitus in Botswana
Conclusions: Diabetic patients in Botswana have relatively poor HRQOL. The fact that most patients present late with complications calls for policy attention to diagnose diabetes mellitus early and prevent associated complications, ultimately improving health-related quality of life among diabetes mellitus patients. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 11, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Sharp foreign body ingestion by a young girl
Publication date: Available online 9 June 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Riyadh Mohamad Hasan A 16year old patient had ingested two sewing needles about 4.5cm long accidentally that eventually resided in extra intestinal tract position, and being asymptomatic, she ignored the problem for a long period about 2years. She only consulted the hospital after having symptoms. The needles were located by X-ray imaging and retrieved with the aid of C-arm fluoroscope at a laparotomy. Her postoperative period was uneventful. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Ameliorative effect of apelin on streptozotocin-induced diabetes and its associated cardiac hypertrophy
Conclusion This study suggested that apelin can ameliorate diabetes and its associated myocardial hypertrophy through mainly its anti diabetic, anti hyperlipidemic and anti oxidative stress properities. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Tracheotomy as a surgical access for removal of bullet in the trachea: A case report
We report a case of a gunshot injury to the trachea which requires a tracheotomy for a successful bullet removal. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Spontaneous de novo vaginal adenosis resembling Bartholin ’s cyst: A case report
Conclusion Excision and histology is required in suspicious cases of paravaginal cyst to rule out vaginal adenosis, a potential precursor of vaginal adenocarcinoma. Counseling and follow up will help detect early occurrence of adenocarcinoma. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Screening for psychological distress among High School Graduates Accepted for Enrollment at Alexandria Faculty of Medicine: Academic year 2016/2017
Conclusion Nearly half of the prospective medical students might have some sort of psychological distress before starting their study in the Faculty of Medicine. They should be investigated to verify diagnosis and start intervention to minimize its adverse effects on academic performance and advancement at the faculty. Stress management courses should be considered for all medical students. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Sleep restriction progress to cardiac autonomic imbalance
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Arbind Kumar Choudhary, Tanwir Alam, Anup Kumar Dadarao Dhanvijay, Sadawarte Sahebrao Kishanrao Previous studies have shown that night shift work is thought to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and inadequate sleep is a common feature of night shift work. Since it’s more difficult to maintain adequate sleep duration among night watchmen during their working schedule, hence the purpose of our present study was to investigate whether mental stress or fatigue over restricted sleep period in night shift, affects HRV...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - June 2, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

The effect of the essential oils of lavender and rosemary on the human short-term memory
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): O.V. Filiptsova, L.V. Gazzavi-Rogozina, I.A. Timoshyna, O.I. Naboka, Ye.V. Dyomina, A.V. Ochkur The research results of the effect of essential oils on the human short-term image and numerical memory have been described. The study involved 79 secondary school students (34 boys and 45 girls) aged 13 to 17years, residents of the Ukrainian metropolis. Participants were divided into three groups: the control group, “Lavender” group, in which the lavender essential oil was sprayed, and “Rosemary” group, in wh...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - May 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Verification of brain ring enhancing lesions by advanced MR techniques
Conclusions Characterization of ring enhancing lesions of the brain has increased accuracy by applying advanced MRI techniques. In this study, MR Spectroscopy combined with DTI and MR perfusion sequences in some cases improved verification of different ring enhancing brain lesions. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - May 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Unmet need for postpartum family planning in Alexandria, Egypt
Conclusion Integration of family planning education during antenatal, natal and postnatal care services in Egypt should be actively initiated. Women with unmet need for PPFP in general and those with intention to use a contraceptive in particular should be targeted for recruitment efforts and services in any program tackle the problem of family planning and rising fertility in Egypt. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - May 8, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Evaluation of sensitivity and specificity of bone marrow trephine biopsy tests in an Indian teaching hospital
Conclusion BMB (aided with I.H.C) is a gold standard test for detecting different haematological and non hamatological disorders. In our study the sensitivity and specificity of BMB test was 84% and 90% respectively. When performed in association with BMA in the same sitting, significantly augments the chances of reaching a correct diagnosis. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - May 5, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

The effects of valproic acid on the mRNA expression of Natriuretic Peptide Receptor A and KQT-like subfamily Q-1 in human colon cancer cell lines
Conclusion The alteration of NPR-A and KCNQ1 genes were more ordered among SW-480 cancer cells. The expressional changes of KCNQ1 and NPR-A among VPA treated human colon cancer cells follow the same pattern in similar combinations. VPA could regulate the expression of KCNQ1 through altering the mRNA expression of NPR-A. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - April 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Assessing prescriber ’s awareness of essential medicine list, hospital drug formulary and utilization of standard treatment guidelines in a tertiary healthcare facility in North-Central Nigeria
Publication date: Available online 26 April 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Abdullahi Hassan, Gobir Abdulrazaq Abdullahi, Abubakar Aisha Ahmed, Adamu Sabiu, Uwaya John, Gwamna Ezekeil, Yahaya Aliyu Ibrahim (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - April 26, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Liver enzyme elevations in a cohort of HIV/AIDS patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy in Namibia: Findings and implications
Conclusions First line ART commonly induces mild self-limiting liver enzyme elevation in Namibian HIV patients especially in the first 3months. Consequently, there is a need to monitor ALT levels for at least 3months after initiation mainly in high risk patients to reduce side-effect concerns. This is already happening. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - April 13, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Protective role of Spondias mombin leaf and Cola acuminata seed extracts against scopolamine-induced cognitive dysfunction
This study sought to investigate the protective effect of hydroethanolic leaf extract of Spondias mombin (SM) and Cola acuminata seed extract (CA) against scopolamine-induced cognitive dysfunction. SM or CA (50, 100 or 200mg/kg, p.o.) or SM+CA (50mg/kg, p.o.) was administered to rats for 3 consecutive days. One hour post-treatment on day 3, scopolamine (3mg/kg i.p) was administered and 5min later, the Y-maze test or Morris water maze test (MWM; days 3–7) was conducted. The rat’s brains were isolated for the estimation of oxidative-nitritive stress status following the MWM task. The antioxidant capacity of SM an...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - April 10, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Natural pomegranate juice reduces inflammation, muscle damage and increase platelets blood levels in active healthy Tunisian aged men
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Ammar Achraf, Chtourou Hamdi, Mouna Turki, Osama Abdelkarim, Fatma Ayadi, Anita Hoekelmann, Sourou Yaich, Nizar Souissi Currently, it’s well established that aging is associated with various health problems that may interfere with the maintenance of a good nutritional status. Otherwise, pomegranate (POM) was shown to prevent or treat various disease risk factors in adults. However, its efficacy is still not well widespread in elderly population. Therefore, the purpose of the present study is to investigate the effect of ...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - April 10, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Sexual function of pregnant women in the third trimester
Conclusions Sexual function of pregnant women in the third trimester were negatively effected. Health professionals should be trained to evaluate sexual difficulties in pregnant women and to recommend possible solutions. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - April 10, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Broken Heart Syndrome – An intra operative complication
We report a case of Broken Heart Syndrome in a 56year old Postmenopausal woman suffered while undergoing simple biopsy procedure for vocal cord polyp that lead to physical, mental and financial burden both for the patient as well as the doctors. A team of cardiologists based on clinical and echocardiographic findings made the diagnosis of this case. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - March 9, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Antidiabetic medication adherence and associated factors among patients in Botswana; implications for the future
Conclusion Adherence to antidiabetic medication was found to be suboptimal in a setting where medicines are provided free of charge. Only HIV positivity was found to be significantly associated with better adherence, probably due to effect of greater psychosocial support and counselling as part of HIV treatment. There is a need to carry out studies to further improve understanding of factors associated with medication adherence that are pertinent to Botswana and similar settings given the growing prevalence of diabetes. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - March 7, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

IGF-I and IGFBP-3 levels and their correlations with carcinoembryonic antigen in colorectal cancer patients
Conclusions IGF-I/IGFBP-3 ratio seems to be increased in the colorectal cancer patients. When considered with the moderate correlation levels of these peptides with CEA, this increase in IGF-I/IGF-BP3 ratio may be useful in monitoring carcinogenesis in colorectal cancer patients among with CEA but more detailed and extensive studies in larger study groups needed to be carried out. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - March 7, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Is sdLDL a valuable screening tool for cardiovascular disease in patients with metabolic syndrome?
Publication date: Available online 27 February 2017 Source:Alexandria Journal of Medicine Author(s): Radwa Momtaz Abdelsamie Zaki Khalil, Dalia Ahmed Mohamed Al-Azab, Ola Abdelmoneim Akl Many patients with cardiovascular disease have their low density lipoprotein cholesterol within normal range. This raises the question about the most important lipoprotein to use as a marker of atherogenecity. In fact, small dense low density lipoprotein has recently been suggested as a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease. Among high risk patients, those with metabolic syndrome represent an important target population. Different me...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - February 27, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

A comprehensive in vitro biological investigation of metal complexes of tolfenamic acid
Conclusion It can be postulated that metal complexes of tolfenamic acid have auspicious pharmacological effects: antimicrobial, cytotoxicity, and antioxidant potency. Hence, these complexes might have better therapeutic responses in future; notwithstanding, it needs further detailed analysis in other pharmacological perspectives. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - February 24, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Group B streptococcal carriage, antimicrobial susceptibility, and virulence related genes among pregnant women in Alexandria, Egypt
Conclusion Introduction of GBS screening in Egyptian pregnant women is recommended. Penicillin or ampicillin is still the antibiotic of choice for intrapartum prophylaxis. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - February 20, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Is canscore a good indicator of fetal malnutrition in preterm newborn
Conclusion FM is common in preterm babies. BMI and PI are simple and easy tools to use in assessing FM in preterm babies. They are also better identifiers of FM in preterm newborns compared to CANScore. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - February 16, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research

Role of MRI in differentiating benign from malignant breast lesions using dynamic contrast enhanced MRI and diffusion weighted MRI
Conclusion DWI improves the diagnostic ability of the DCE-MRI of the breast. It is a better method for detecting breast lesions than either T1- or T2-weighted imaging, but it is better to be performed in conjunction with contrast enhanced MRI. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - February 15, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research