Indian journal of dermatology
Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell neoplasm seen usually in patients over 50 years of age. Some cases may be asymptomatic initially and are detected during a routine test like complete blood count. They only require a close follow-up and monitoring. However, around 1% of these monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance progress to multiple m...
Expert review of clinical immunology
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by inflammatory synovitis and is mediated by several cytokines; this includes interleukin-6, whose receptor has been successfully targeted by the humanized monoclonal antibody tocilizumab. Intravenous tocilizumab (TCZ-IV) is registered for use in RA (alone or as combination therapy), systemic juvenile idio...
Indian journal of orthopaedics
Subcutaneous indwelling closed suction drainage method is a reasonable option after TKA for reduction of postoperative bleeding and transfusion rate.
Journal of cutaneous pathology
Subcutaneous myxopapillary or sacral ependymoma are rare tumors mostly developing in children or adolescents. The majority occurs in the sacrococcygeal region. There are numerous clinical and histopathological differential diagnoses. Owing to the fact that there have been rare reported cases that followed an aggressive course and in which the patie...
Pediatric blood & cancer
Unplanned primary surgery should be avoided to try to minimize potential long term sequels due to secondary surgery or radiotherapy. Biopsy with molecular analysis and staging should be performed at diagnosis to inform treatment recommendations. Patients with metastases should be treated aggressively as for other metastatic EWS. Further studies are...
APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica
Brucellosis is a world prevalent endemic illness that is transmitted from domestic animals to humans. Brucella spp. exploits urease for survival in the harsh conditions of stomach during the gastrointestinal infection. In this study, we examined the immune response and the protection elicited by using recombinant Brucella urease (rUrease) vaccinati...
0.10), with the latter having slightly lower body weight 38 days post-weaning (p = 0.03). However, acute oxytocin administration did not result in any noticeable physiological changes 4 or 28 h post-weaning. Hence, the use of a single administration of oxytocin prior to weaning in pigs is not recommended, at least not in the conditions studied here...
The American journal of clinical nutrition
In both sexes, a single MRI scan at the level of L3 is the best compromise site to assess total tissue volumes of SM, VAT, and SAT. By contrast, L3 does not predict changes in tissue components. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT01737034.
Glycemic control did not differ based on insulin delivery system.
Journal of surgical oncology
SSTS have a favourable prognosis, which is mainly determined by tumour-associated factors. Adequate surgical margins are important for local control, whereas radiotherapy has a secondary role. The data support current surveillance schemes, with a closer follow-up the first 2 years after surgery.