SOCIAL AND HEALTH FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH CHILDREN’S IMMUNIZATION STATUS IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF DJOUGOU IN BENIN IN 2013

Noudamadjo A, Adédémy JD, Agossou J, Aniwanou B, Salifou S. ABSTRACT Introduction: In Benin, in recent years, many measles’ epidemics had been reported in some local governments, including the municipality of Djougou. Objectives: This study aimed to assess children’s immunization status and identify associated social and health factors. Methods: This research work was a cross-sectional,…

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EVALUATION OF ROLE OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING IN BREAST LESIONS: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY

Ishwar Charan, Namrata Jagawat, Akhil Kapoor, Vijay Haralgat Seetharamaiah ABSTRACT Background: There has been an increasing interest in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a non-invasive diagnostic modality for further characterizing suspicious breast lesions detected with mammography or ultrasound. This study was designed with the primary aim to study usefulness of MRI in patients presenting with…

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ETANERCEPT IN CHRONIC PLAQUE PSORIASIS

Ramasamy P.P, Bharathi .S, Swarnalakshimi .S, Madhavan.R. ABSTRACT Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease with frequent relapses and remissions. The introduction of biologicas increased the remission periods, decreases relapse and hence improve the quality of life. Method: The study includes 17 adult patients of chronic plaque psoriasis, who received etanercept subcutaneously at a dosage of 50 mg…

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SOMATIC COMORBIDITIES: HOW IMPORTANT ARE THEY FOR STIGMA AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF PATIENTS WITH REFRACTORY EPILEPSY

E. Viteva ABSTRACT Purpose: To assess the impact of somatic comorbidities on stigma and the quality of life of Bulgarian patients with refractory epilepsy. Methods: We have studied 92 adult patients with refractory epilepsy, without cognitive impairment, progressive somatic, neurological disease or recent seizures. All participants fulfilled a 3-item stigma scale and QOLIE-89 questionnaire. Results:…

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THE CHALLENGE OF REDUCING THE RATE OF BLOOD CULTURE CONTAMINATION IN A GERIATRIC HOSPITAL IN ISRAEL

Leibovitz Arthur, Zaidenstein Ronit, Heymann Anthony, Taichman Shoshana, Mizrahi Eliyahy, Molchanov Inna, Lubart Emily ABSTRACT This article describes our efforts to reduce the contamination rate in our geriatric hospital. Our program consisted of an educational stage and a second stage that screened the opinion of physicians of the geriatric hospital versus those of a general…

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FORMULATION OF CHLORPROMAZINE BIO-NANO GEL USING PRUNUS AMYGDALUS BIO-RETARDANT FOR BRAIN TARGETING VIA NASAL ROUTE

N.V. Satheesh Madhav, Deepika Raina ABSTRACT CNS disorders and diseases demand effectual delivery of drugs into the brain. However, transporting drugs to the brain still remains a difficult task due to the occurrence of a clenched blood-brain barrier (BBB). Many therapeutic agents may have been restrained because sufficient drug levels in the brain cannot be…

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IDENTIFICATION OF MIDDLE MESIAL CANAL IN MANDIBULAR SECOND MOLAR USING CONE-BEAM COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING –A CASE REPORT

Amruta R. Chougule, Neeta Shetty ABSTRACT Introduction: The root canal treatment of a mandibular molar with aberrant canal configuration can be diagnostically and technically challenging. Methods: This case report presents the clinical management of a mandibular second molar with three separate mesial canals including middle mesial canal, which was confirmed by cone beam computed tomography…

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