November Yearly Archives

Development of community based rehabilitation in Thailand: A case study in Samut Sakhon Province

Article Abstract Aims: To set up and conduct a community-based rehabilitation (CBR) in the urban area based on significant variables and particular conditions of previous meta-analysis studies. Methods: This study is participatory action research (PAR). The one particular community in Samut Sakhon Province, Thailand was purposively selected. The 13 CBR research participants were purposively and voluntarily recruited including officials of local, regional government and community …

Emerging Therapies for the Treatment of Cholangiocarcinoma

treatment of cholangiocarcinoma

Article Abstract Introduction: Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a cancer arising from the epithelium of intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts caused by the malignant transformation of hepatic biliary cholangiocytes [1][2]. Cholangiocarcinoma can occur anywhere from the small peripheral hepatic ducts to the distal common bile duct. The three primary types of CCA and their relative frequency are intrahepatic (10%), distal (40%) and perihilar (50%), the latter being …

Recurrent Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Article Abstract: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is an acute encephalopathy that manifests as headache, visual disturbance, altered mental state, and seizures. Introduction: Headache with visual changes is a common presentation with a broad differential and it is important not to miss serious causes. Neuroimaging is becoming more readily available, leading to quicker diagnosis of intracranial pathology. Article Citation: Ng M, Saber S, Stratton R. …

Interview with Dr. Fahmi Hussein Kakamad Reviewer of International Journal of Case Reports and Images (IJCRI)

Dr. Fahmi Hussein Kakamad,

Dr. Fahmi Hussein Kakamad Reviewer of International Journal of Case Reports and Images Dr. Fahmi H. Kakamad, born 1985, currently he is the director of Kscien Organization for Scientific Research— An organization for embedding and improving research cultures in developing countries. His research interest is field of surgery. He has published more than 40 papers in national and international journals. Dr. Fahmi Hussein Kakamad is …

Macrophage Activation Syndrome: A Nearly Fatal Presentation, and Review of Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines

Macrophage Activation Syndrome

Article Abstract Introduction: Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a rare but life-threatening systemic inflammatory complication, usually arising from superimposed viral infections or flares of underlying rheumatological conditions. It is characterized by an uncontrolled immune response, involving the expansion of T-Cells, Macrophages, and the hypersecretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines. The pathophysiology of this disease is not fully understood, and the diagnostic criteria have been debated. In 2016, …

Ocular Flutter as The First Sign of a Breast Carcinoma

Article Abstract Introduction: Ocular flutter is a rare ophthalmic finding and can be the presenting sign of potentially serious disease. The most common etiology is a paraneoplastic disorder and therefore, a workup for a malignancy should always be initiated. Case Report: We present a case of a 48-year-old female who presented with a two-month history of progressive anorexia, wasting, vomiting and vertigo and recently associated …

The Plasma Membrane and the Cytoskeleton: A Gateway to Cells for Pathogens or New Targets with Therapeutic Potential?

Article Preview In the last century, several contributions were made on the organization and structure of the basic components of the cell, such as the plasma membrane. The fluid mosaic model proposed that the lipid bilayer functioned as a two-dimensional solvent, of neutral character and with little influence on the function of membrane proteins . However, we now know that the plasma membrane contains a …

No Printing, No Scanning: Edorium Journals Introduces A New Process For Submitting Author Agreement Forms

Edorium Journals is publisher of open access scientific journals. We strive to provide a holistic service to the scholarly community with our specialty journals, open access publication model, high quality reviews and personalized services. The scope of journals covering medical and surgical specialties and basic sciences makes Edorium Journals a preferred choice for scholars to publish their research. Authors who publish with Edorium Journals retain …

Interview with Professor Steven Provyn the Editor-in-Chief of Edorium Journal of Anatomy and Embryology

Professor Steven Provyn Editor-in-Chief of Edorium Journal of Anatomy and Embryology Steven Provyn was born on 12th August 1972 in Brussels Belgium, married to Annabelle Arnolis (pharmacist), is father of a son Louis and a daughter Julie. In 1995, he earned postgraduate degree in Physiotherapy from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Since 2000, he started as a voluntary scientific collaborator during two years followed by an …

Interview with Dr. Zoka Milan the Editor-in-Chief of Edorium Journal of Anesthesia

Dr. Zoka Milan Editor-in-Chief of Edorium Journal of Anesthesia I conducted my first research project over 30 years ago as a fourth-year medical student. My first study was honoured with an award for best student research. It gave me confidence to continue with clinical studies. I enjoyed doing them concurrently with other challenging clinical work. Apart from research and clinical work, I was involved in …

Pre-Hospital Use Of High-Frequency QRS Analysis In Healthy Volunteers And Patients With Symptoms Of Coronary Artery Disease In Acute Care Settings

Article Abstract Aims: This study was performed to compare the difference in the incidence of abnormal high frequency QRS (HF-QRS) 12-lead finding and standard ECG ST-T segment changes, as an indicator of myocardial ischemia, between patients admitted to the accident and emergency (A&E) department for ischemic heart symptoms and a control group consisting of A&E departmental employees. Methods: The study group consisted of 24 patients …

Comparative Study Of Two Automated Pre-Transfusion Testing Systems (Microplate And Gel Column Methods) With Standard Tube Technique

Article Abstract Aims: Clinically significant antibodies may become undetectable and still provoke transfusion reactions. Hemolysis has been reported among transfusion recipients with anti-Kidd that was undetectable by gel column but detectable by other methods. Methods: We compared two automated technologies – microplate (MP) and gel column (GC) methods – with manual methods in ABO/RhD typing, irregular antibody screening, identification, titration, and detection threshold of mixed-field …

Interview with Professor Cees Th. Smit Sibinga the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology

Professor Cees Th. Smit Sibinga Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology Professor Cees Th. Smit Sibinga has organized 28 international symposia on Transfusion Medicine in Groningen. He was the chairman of the organizing committee of the 1986 12th International Scientific Meeting Society for Low Temperature Biology in Groningen, the 1990 3rd WAA congress and vice-chairman of the 1994 International Congress of ISBT …

Edorium Journals and ALPSP: One More Step Towards Excellence in Knowledge Escalation.

Edorium Journals was started with an aim of providing barrier free knowledge across the world in the fields of bio-medical research and development. Edorium Journals publishes more than 100 high quality open access journals in the medical and surgical specialties and basic sciences. From the very first day Edorium Journals’ highly specialized team is working rigorously with a single objective of providing high quality, personalized …

The Future Of Academic And Scholarly Publishing

The role of the internet in democratizing access to information globally has made us aware of the power of technology to advance society. Most forms of information have transitioned to open online access in some form or the other but the glaring hole in this participation has been left by none other than the gamut of academic papers. The majority of advances and knowledge generated …

A Rare Case Of Large Fetal Intracranial Tumor: Teratoma

Article Abstract Introduction: Fetal intracranial tumors represent only 10% of all antenatal tumors; teratoma being the most common accounting for approximately half of all reported cases followed by astrocytoma, lipoma, choroid plexus papilloma, craniopharyngioma, and primitive neuroectodermal tumor. Usually these tumors clinically manifest in the third trimester of pregnancy, which otherwise nowadays often recognized earlier in pregnancy by ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging. Majority of …

Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor (Supar) Is Prospective Biomarker To Evaluate Treatment Progress In Children With Pulmonary Tuberculosis During Maintenance Phase

Article Abstract Aims: Childhood pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is still a major problem in developing countries. One of the difficulty in TB management is lack of biomarkers to evaluate treatment response.This study aimed to investigate the role of plasma soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) as a biomarker to evaluate response to anti tuberculosis treatment in children with pulmonary TB. Methods: Twenty five children aged 2–10 …

Locate Open Access Versions Of Paywalled Papers With Unpaywall

The paywalled mega-journals of the previous decade have transited to a more open model today. But it is many-a- times difficult to find a complete copy of the article of your choice straight-away. Recent technological advancements have come up with a browser plug-in that spots the paper you are searching for, and then scans the web to find out if it is available for free …

I4OC- An Inititative To Widen Open Access To Scholarly Research

Open access journals are scholarly articles and research which are available online to the public for free. These are vital resources used by scientists and academicians to widen their comprehension of the current advancements in their respective disciplines. Thousands of open access journals are available in a variety of disciplines today. This article discusses the I4OC, an initiative taken recently to increase open access to …

Prevalence Of Asymptomatic Malaria In Selected Communities In Benue State, North Central Nigeria: A Silent Threat To The National Elimination Goal

Article Abstract Aims: The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic malaria in six of our study communities. A cross sectional survey of 272 apparently healthy symptomless children and adults age 18 months to 55 and above were included in the survey. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), conventional microscopic examination of blood stained films as well as the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) …

Prophylactic Effect Of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy In Patients With High Risk Of Developing Peritoneal Carcinomatosis From Colorectal Cancer

Article Abstract Aims: Hyperthermic intrapritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) seems to be a promising solution against development of peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) complicating some cases of colorectal cancer (CRC). The aim of this study was to report the prophylactic effect of HIPEC against PC after radical resection of CRC. Methods: This prospective randomized comparative study included patients who presented to the Surgery Department of Zagazig University Hospitals with …

Academic Access with Browser Extensions

If you are looking for additional features in your browser, modification of content in your browser, or you long to integrate all your other services with your browser – welcome to the world of browser extensions. And now, this useful piece of software is set to join in the fray of catalysts in academic publishing. From searching for references, citations, and literature, to collaborations in …

Edorium Journals and Portico: Preserving Digital Content for the Future

Edorium Journals publishes many high quality bio-medical journals in electronic format. These journals are available in multiple electronic formats. Although reprints of articles can be ordered, the journals do not have a formal print version. When Edorium Journals was started, a policy for digital content preservation was formulated. The policy is reviewed and revised at regular intervals. The policy consists of self-archiving of the published …

The Equation: Ed + -orium = Edorium

Edorium Journals is an academic publisher of open access journals, founded with the objective of publishing high-quality, international scholarly journals while giving very efficient, personalized and courteous services. We envision Edorium Journals as a publisher of open access journals which are the most authoritative scholarly journals in their respective specialties. We also wish to develop Edorium Journals as a platform for international collaboration. The name …

How to Write a Flawless Manuscript

Flawless Manuscript

How to Write a Flawless Manuscript (A free eBook by Edorium Journals) Click here to download eBook Writing a scientific manuscript can be a very overwhelming and many times an intimidating task for new scholars. The eBook “How to write a flawless manuscript” will not only answer your question – How to write a research manuscript? – but also go one step further and give …

Edorium Journals Adopts Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License

From May 01, 2014 all journals of Edorium Journals group will publish new articles under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License. Before this we were publishing articles under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution 3.0 License. On November 25, 2013, Creative Commons unveiled the next generation of CC licenses — the version 4.0 CC license suite, to support the sharing of content. The new licenses are …

Doctor, Am I a Sinner?

“Doctor, am I a sinner?” Although it may sound weird and unbelievable, but this was the question one of my patients had asked during my initial days of private medical practice. You might be wondering as to what the patient was referring to. When I heard these words, I was as perplexed as you are now. source It all happened many years back when I …

Case Reports And Journals Of Case Reports

Edorium Journals publishes case reports journals, exclusively dedicated to publishing case reports and case series. Two of these journals for case reports accept papers in multiple specialties, while six case reports journals cover specialties of dentistry, medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, pathology and surgery and their related sub-specialties. A case report is a detailed written account of the presenting symptoms, past medical history, clinical signs, …

World’s First Series Of Open Access Peer Reviewed Scientific Video Journals

Open Access Video Journals Next Generation of Open Access Journals Open access journal publish peer reviewed manuscripts. The articles published in these academic open access journals are accompanied by figures, graphs and charts. Some journals sporadically publish videos submitted by authors as part of the manuscripts. As of today, there is no comprehensive series of open access journals for authors in which they can showcase …

A Recap of Our Services

Core Services The core service of Edorium Journals is publishing open access journals in medical and biomedical specialties. To see the complete list of open access journals published by Edorium Journals please click here. Manuscript submitted to journals published by Edorium Journals group are reviewed and accepted for publication based on the quality of work. The steps of academic journal publishing are: Manuscript pre-processing (content …

Good Lord! Another New Journal?

The words were not so dramatic, but they had the same connotation. Last week when we were considering the names of few specialists to invite for editorial board of Edorium Journal of Tropical Medicine, we were recommended the name of a physician. We contacted him expressing our interest, with a request to consider joining the editorial board. We received a reply with the statement “I …