Table of contents (Vol 10, No 8)
EDITORIAL

Antibiotic stewardship, antimicrobials resistance, and rational use of medicine
 

This editorial highlights the antibiotic stewardship, antimicrobials resistance, and rational use of medicine.

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By Mainul Haque

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Nano imaging: A novel era of cancer Nano medicine in 21st century
 

The present editorial discusses about Nano imaging: A novel era of cancer Nano medicine in 21st century.

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By Behzad Foroutan

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RESEARCH

Unguided bronchoscopic biopsy: Does yield increase with operator experience
 

This study aims to determine the effect of on- job experience on the yield of unguided bronchoscopic biopsies.

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By Tyagi Rahul, Chawla Naveen, Gurjeet Singh Chowdhary, Hande Vivek

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Ultrasound cervical length in predicting preterm birth
 

The aim of this study was to evaluate the importance of cervical length measured in the first trimester (11–14 Weeks of amenorrhea “WA”) and the second trimester (20–24 Weeks of amenorrhea” WA”) in an asymptomatic population of singleton pregnancies to assess the risk of spontaneous preterm birth compared to the digital assessment.

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By Achour Radhouane, Ben Jemaa Nadia, Ksibi Imen, Meriem Cheour, Bouriel Ines, Ayari Feirouz, Samia Kacem, Neji Khaled

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Patient age at diagnosis and the clinicopathological features of breast cancer in women
 

The present research study compares the clinico-pathological features of Breast Cancer in young women (≤39 years) with older women (≥40 years) and draw conclusions.

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By Edmund Muonir Der, JNA Clegg-Lamptey, EK Wiredu

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Amelioration of quality of life and lung function of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by pranic healing as adjuvant therapy
 

The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of Pranic Healing (PH), as a complementary therapy to improve lung function, physiological condition and quality of life of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients.

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By Jois Nagaraja Srikanth, Mysore Srinivasachar Ananthakrishna, Gurumurthy Parthasarathi, Sindaghatta Krishnarao Chaya, Rajendra Rajgopal, Mahadeva Renuka Devi, Lancy D’Souza, Devidas Holla Amrutha, Padukudru Anand Mahesh

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Reduction of breast tumor burden in mice by a prenylated flavonoid, Artonin E
 

The aim of this study is to investigate the inhibitory effect of Artonin E in female mice bearing 4T1 mammary tumour. The result of this study identifies Artonin E as a potential agent to treat breast cancer and reduce occurrence of metastasis.

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By Imaobong Christopher Etti, Rasedee Bin Abdullah, Najihah Mohd Hashim, Arifah Kadir, Swee Keong Yeap, Dahiru Sani, Faiqah Ramli, Ibrahim Malami, Peter Waziri

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The report of double lumen tube anaesthesia in National Cancer Centre of Mongolia
 

The aim of this study is to report the use of a double lumen tube during thoracic surgery for lung isolation in the Mongolian people during clinical practice.

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By Batnasan Bolormaa, Damdin Avirmed, Ruvjir Sanduijav, Ganbold Batzolboo

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REVIEW

Additively manufactured custom load-bearing implantable devices
 

This review explores differences between mechanical properties of traditionally manufactured components and additively manufactured ones: it identifies causal factors for these differences, and outlines the need of further research for load-bearing devices.

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By Elisabetta M Zanetti, Alessandra Aldieri, Mara Terzini, Michele Calì, Giordano Franceschini, Cristina Bignardi

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BRIEF REPORT

An unusual case of neonatal mastocytoma
 

Mastocytosis is a group of disorders characterized by the accumulation of mast cells in various tissues. This case study reports an interesting case of cutaneous mastocytoma in a 3-month-old infant.

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By Guglielmo Pranteda, Francesca Magri, Flavia Pigliacelli, Marta Muscianese, Andrea d’Arino, Giulia Pranteda, Giulia di Silvio, Ugo Bottoni

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“Urgent Dental Care” – A preclinical patient case scenario as an aid to clinic preparation for treating a patient with urgent dental care needs
 

A case scenario developed to demonstarte the students competance in critical thinking, oral pathology, electronic health record and time management.

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By Gary L Drahos

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CASE STUDY

Pharmacokinetic study of intravenous posaconaozle in a critically ill patient with multiple organ failure
 

This case study determines the dosage recommendation of intravenous posaconazole in critically ill patients with multiple organ failure. Lower dose of intravenous posaconazole can be applied to the patient with close therapeutic drug monitoring.

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By Suthinee Taesotikul, Pitchaya Dilokpattanamongkol, Wichit Nosoongnoen, Panadda Panusitthikorn, Porpon Rotjanapan

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Commentary

A new view of genetic mutations
 

This study determines high diversity of CSP-RNA and isoform variants suggests the occurrence of mechanisms other than A-to-I and C-to-U conversion to underlie protein diversity.

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By Jean-François Picimbon

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