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Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Aboriginal Child at School     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Acta Universitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Adeptus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
African Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
AFRREV IJAH : An International Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Agriculture and Human Values     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Akademika : Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Aldébaran     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Altre Modernità     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Amaltea. Revista de mitocrítica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Imago     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Review of Canadian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Anabases     Open Access  
Analyse & Kritik. Zeitschrift f     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Antik Tanulmányok     Full-text available via subscription  
Antipode     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
Anuario Americanista Europeo     Open Access  
Arbutus Review     Open Access  
Argumentation et analyse du discours     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Ars & Humanitas     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Asia Europe Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Behaviour & Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Behemoth     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bereavement Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Cahiers de praxématique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Child Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Choreographic Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Chronicle of Philanthropy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Claroscuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Co-herencia     Open Access  
Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Cogent Arts & Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Colloquia Humanistica     Open Access  
Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Congenital Anomalies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cornish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Creative Industries Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Critical Arts : South-North Cultural and Media Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Crossing the Border : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cultural History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49)
Culturas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Culture, Theory and Critique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Daedalus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Dandelion : Postgraduate Arts Journal & Research Network     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Digital Humanities Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 54)
Diogenes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
Dorsal Revista de Estudios Foucaultianos     Open Access  
e-Hum : Revista das Áreas de Humanidade do Centro Universitário de Belo Horizonte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Early Modern Culture Online     Open Access   (Followers: 38)
Égypte - Monde arabe     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Eighteenth-Century Fiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
En-Claves del pensamiento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Études arméniennes contemporaines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études de lettres     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
European Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
European Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Expositions     Full-text available via subscription  
Fronteras : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Frontiers in Digital Humanities     Open Access  
Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
German Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Germanic Review, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Globalizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Gothic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung     Hybrid Journal  
Habitat International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Heritage & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
History of Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription  
Human Affairs     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Human Nature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Human Performance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Human Remains and Violence : An Interdisciplinary Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Human Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
humanidades     Open Access  
Humanitaire     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Hungarian Cultural Studies     Open Access  
Hungarian Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Inkanyiso : Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Inter Faculty     Open Access  
Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
International Journal of Heritage Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Humanities of the Islamic Republic of Iran     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
International Journal of Listening     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of the Classical Tradition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Interventions : International Journal of Postcolonial Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
ÍSTMICA. Revista de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jangwa Pana     Open Access  
Jewish Culture and History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Journal de la Société des Américanistes     Open Access  
Journal des africanistes     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal for Cultural Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal for General Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal for Learning Through the Arts     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal for New Generation Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism     Hybrid Journal  
Journal for Semitics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal Of Advances In Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Aesthetics & Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Journal of African American Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of African Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of African Elections     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Arts & Communities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Cultural Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Cultural Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 25)
Journal of Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Family Theory & Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Franco-Irish Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Happiness Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Journal of Interactive Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Intercultural Communication Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Intercultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Interdisciplinary History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Labor Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Medical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 33)
Journal of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Modern Jewish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Open Humanities Data     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Semantics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Visual Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Journal Sampurasun : Interdisciplinary Studies for Cultural Heritage     Open Access  
Jurisprudence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Jurnal Sosial Humaniora     Open Access  
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
La lettre du Collège de France     Open Access  
La Revue pour l’histoire du CNRS     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Lagos Notes and Records     Full-text available via subscription  
Language and Intercultural Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Language Resources and Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Law and Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Law, Culture and the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Le Portique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Leadership     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Legal Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Legon Journal of the Humanities     Full-text available via subscription  
Letras : Órgano de la Facultad de Letras y Ciencias Huamans     Open Access  
Literary and Linguistic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Litnet Akademies : 'n Joernaal vir die Geesteswetenskappe, Natuurwetenskappe, Regte en Godsdienswetenskappe     Open Access  
Lwati : A Journal of Contemporary Research     Full-text available via subscription  
Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Medical Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Medieval Encounters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Médiévales     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez     Partially Free   (Followers: 1)
Memory Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Mens : revue d'histoire intellectuelle et culturelle     Full-text available via subscription  
Messages, Sages and Ages     Open Access  
Mind and Matter     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Mneme - Revista de Humanidades     Open Access  
Modern Italy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Motivation Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Mouseion     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Mouseion: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Museum International Edition Francaise     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
National Academy Science Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Nationalities Papers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Natures Sciences Sociétés     Full-text available via subscription  
Neophilologus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
New German Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)

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Journal Cover Comprehensive Therapy
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   ISSN (Print) 0098-8243 - ISSN (Online) 0098-8243
   Published by Springer-Verlag Homepage  [2353 journals]
  • Editorial
    • Pages: 173 - 173
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8012-9
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Aortic Stenosis
    • Authors: Wilbert S. Aronow
      Pages: 174 - 183
      Abstract: Patients with aortic stenosis (AS) have an increased prevalence of coronary risk factors, coronary artery disease, and other atherosclerotic vascular disease and an increased incidence of coronary events and death. Statins may reduce the progression of AS. Angina pectoris, syncope or near syncope, and heart failure are the three classic manifestations of severe AS. Prolonged duration and late peaking of an aortic systolic ejection murmur best differentiate severe AS from mild AS on physical examination. Doppler echocardiography is used to diagnose the presence and severity of AS. Once symptoms develop, aortic valve replacement (AVR) should be performed in patients with severe or moderate AS. Warfarin should be administered indefinitely after AVR in patients with a mechanical aortic valve and in patients with a bioprosthetic aortic valve who have either atrial fibrillation, prior thromboembolism, left ventricular systolic dysfunction, or a hypercoagulable condition. Patients with a bioprosthetic aortic valve without any of these four risk factors should be treated with aspirin 75–100 mg daily.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8021-8
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Pulmonary Embolism—A State of the Clot Review
    • Authors: Ledys DiMarsico; Tyler Cymet
      Pages: 184 - 191
      Abstract: Abstract The assessment for pulmonary emboli is still Stone Age. History and physical findings are not sensitive or specific making it difficult to establish the diagnosis. PE is still potentially fatal. Death most often results from the severity of the clot, although delay in treatment may play a role. Clots, including deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary emboli, are the first disease that falls clearly under the Hospitalist specialty. An argument over what imaging is ideal continues to rage on, without any clear leader at this point. The CT scan and Ventilation/Perfusion scan are the two modalities being used most often. However without the use of a pretest probability the sensitivity and specificity can go down to less than 80%. The many new anticoagulants and oral therapies have widened the armamentarium, without increasing the success of therapy.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8015-6
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Clinical Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Bacterial Endocarditis
    • Authors: Patricia Dandache; Wilbert S. Aronow; George Sakoulas
      Pages: 192 - 207
      Abstract: Infective endocarditis (IE) represents the top of the pyramid of the relationship between humans and bacteria in that it is a less common form of infection than other localized infections in specific organ systems, but it may carry considerable morbidity and mortality. In a time when the practice of medicine is performed at the organ-system level through subspecialists, systemic diseases causing dysfunction in multiple organ systems like IE may be difficult to diagnose. The salient features of IE may present atypically or be obscured by the presence of preexisting and coexisting diseases. Early diagnosis of IE is important because of its high risk of morbidity and mortality. Management of the patient with IE is complex and requires interventions by internists, infectious disease specialists, cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons. It represents one of only a few situations where bactericidal therapy is important to treatment efficacy. As such, the development of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria has the potential to impact the management of endocarditis most significantly. This review will touch on several aspects of endocarditis, including pathogenesis and treatment.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8020-9
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Primary Care Patients
    • Authors: David Bronson; Kathleen Franco; Kumar Budur
      Pages: 208 - 215
      Abstract: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common psychiatric condition. PTSD patients can present with a wide variety of symptoms, and these patients are also at a higher risk of other physical, psychiatric, and substance abuse problems. Recent advances in the treatment of this condition can help the majority of patients with PTSD. Early detection, initiation of appropriate treatment, and timely referral are crucial in the proper management of PTSD.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8018-3
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: The Role for Dose Escalation
    • Authors: Michael J. Swartz; Kristin Janson; Theodore L. DeWeese; Danny Y. Song
      Pages: 216 - 222
      Abstract: Recent technological advances in radiation treatment delivery have allowed relatively higher doses of radiation to be delivered safely to the prostate. Emerging data suggest improvements in disease control with higher doses of radiation in subsets of patients with prostate cancer.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8014-7
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Treatment of Heart Failure with Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
    • Authors: Wilbert S. Aronow
      Pages: 223 - 230
      Abstract: Underlying causes and precipitating causes of heart failure (HF) should be treated when possible. Persons with HF and normal left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) should have maintenance of sinus rhythm, treatment of hypertension, myocardial ischemia, dyslipidemia, and anemia, slowing of the ventricular rate below 90 bpm, and reduction of salt overload. First-line drug treatment in the management of these persons is the use of loop diuretics combined with beta blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. If persons are unable to tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough, angioneurotic edema, rash, or altered taste sensation, angiotensin II type I receptor antagonists (ARBs) should be given. If HF persists despite diuretics, beta blockers, and ACE inhibitors or ARBs, isosorbide dinitrate plus hydralazine should be administered. Beta blockers, verapamil, diltiazem, and digoxin may be used to slow a rapid ventricular rate in persons with supraventricular tachyarrhythmias. Digoxin should not be used in persons with HF in sinus rhythm with normal LVEF. Exercise training should be encouraged in persons with mild to moderate HF to improve functional status and to decrease symptoms.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8019-2
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    • Authors: José Luis Puglisi; William H. Wehrmacher; Harry Messmore; Donald M. Bers
      Pages: 231 - 236
      Abstract: Abstract Better recognition of primary pulmonary hypertension can produce better treatment by comprehensive therapists.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8017-4
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Diagnosis and Management of Pleural Effusions: A Practical Approach
    • Authors: Enrique Diaz-Guzman; Raed A. Dweik
      Pages: 237 - 246
      Abstract: Pleural effusion is defined as an abnormal amount of pleural fluid accumulation in the pleural space and is the result of an imbalance between excessive pleural fluid formation and pleural fluid absorption. Although the list of causes of pleural effusions is extensive, the great majority of the cases are caused by pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and malignancy. In this article, we provide an overview of the most common causes of pleural effusions likely to be encountered by the general practitioner, and a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of this common condition.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8016-5
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Lower Extremities
    • Authors: Wilbert S. Aronow
      Pages: 247 - 256
      Abstract: Smoking should be stopped and hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and hypothyroidism treated in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the lower extremities. Statins decrease the incidence of intermittent claudication and improve exercise duration until the onset of intermittent claudication in persons with PAD and hypercholesterolemia. Antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin or clopidogrel, especially clopidogrel, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and statins should be given to all persons with PAD. Beta blockers should be given if coronary artery disease is present. Exercise rehabilitation programs and cilostazol increase exercise time until intermittent claudication develops. Chelation therapy should be avoided. Indications for lower extremity percutaneous transluminal angioplasty or bypass surgery are (1) incapacitating claudication in persons interfering with work or lifestyle, (2) limb salvage in persons with limb-threatening ischemia as manifested by rest pain, nonhealing ulcers, and/or infection or gangrene, and (3) vasculogenic impotence.
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8013-8
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Book Reviews
    • Authors: William H. Wehrmacher; Harry L. Messmore
      Pages: 257 - 258
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8011-x
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • CME Questions
    • Pages: 259 - 266
      PubDate: 2007-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8024-5
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 4 (2007)
       
  • Editorial
    • Authors: Martin J. Szanto
      Pages: 113 - 113
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0015-z
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 3 (2007)
       
  • Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
    • Authors: Gayatri Gupta; Wilbert S. Aronow
      Pages: 114 - 119
      Abstract: Abstract Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration with a resulting increase in bone fragility and hence susceptibility to fracture. Calcium and vitamin D are the most commonly used therapies for osteoporosis, although their efficacy in osteoporotic fracture prevention remains uncertain. Biphosphonates are the most frequently prescribed medication for treatment of osteoporosis and are often considered as first-line therapy for the treatment of osteoporosis. Currently, hormone replacement therapy is only approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for short-term treatment of severe postmenopausal symptoms with the lowest dose used for the shortest time. In view of its lack of effect on the prevention of nonvertebral fractures, the use of raloxifene should be limited to women with spinal osteoporosis. Most experts agree that it is preferable to treat osteoporosis with a more potent agent than calcitonin and manage the pain separately. Currently, the FDA recommends the use of parathyroid hormone for treatment of osteoporosis for a maximum of 2 years because of the concern of development of osteosarcoma.
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0017-x
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 3 (2007)
       
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Authors: H. David Pettigrew; Suzanne S. Teuber; M. Eric Gershwin
      Pages: 144 - 149
      Abstract: Abstract Polyarteritis nodosa, as a diagnosis, has been progressively narrowed from a collection of ill-defined vasculitides to its current definition as a systemic transmural necrotizing vasculitis that usually affects medium-sized muscular arteries and sometimes small muscular arteries, commonly within the kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, skin, nerves, joints, and muscles. In this review, we will highlight the clinical features and classification of this disease and emphasize that more accurate diagnosis of subtypes leads to more effective treatment.
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0012-2
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 3 (2007)
       
  • Book Reviews
    • Authors: William H. Wehrmacher; Harry Messmore; Harry L. Messmore; Samuel Cukierman
      Pages: 164 - 165
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0018-9
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 3 (2007)
       
  • Cardiovascular Manifestations Seen in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    • Authors: Wilbert S. Aronow
      Pages: 82 - 86
      Abstract: Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have an increased prevalence of systemic and pulmonary hypertension, left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, LV systolic and diastolic dysfunction, and congestive heart failure, increased platelet aggregability, and increased susceptibility to thrombotic and embolic cardiac and cerebrovascular events. Patients with OSA have an increased prevalence of coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, nocturnal angina, and myocardial ischemia, arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death. Patients with OSA also have an increased prevalence of stroke. Treatment of OSA with continuous positive airway pressure improves cardiac efficiency in patients with heart failure, causes a reduction in the frequency of nocturnal ischemic ST-segment depression, relieves nocturnal angina, and causes a reduction in the occurrence of new cardiovascular events and an increase in the time to such events.
      PubDate: 2007-09-27
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-8004-9
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 2 (2007)
       
  • Editorial
    • Authors: Martin J. Szanto
      Pages: 1 - 1
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0005-1
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 1 (2007)
       
  • A Man with Tropical Travel History, Fever, and Pulmonary Infiltrates
    • Authors: Warangkhana Wongba; Muhamad Jaffer Ansari; Obiefuna Okoli; Sreesusmitha Garapati; Nkemaolam Iroegbu; Joel B. Spear
      Pages: 21 - 24
      Abstract: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) are one of the most serious complications of falciparum malaria. Pathogenesis of ARDS along with factors contributing towards the development and treatment of ARDS is discussed.
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0003-3
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 1 (2007)
       
  • Acute Retinal Necrosis Complicating Chickenpox in a Healthy Adult—A Case
           Report and Review of Literature
    • Authors: I. Tajunisah; S. C. Reddy
      Pages: 25 - 31
      Abstract: Acute retinal necrosis (ARN) is known to occur in conjunction with primary varicella or chickenpox infection. The majority of ARN cases reported in the literature were of milder form with mild to moderate vitritis, limited retinitis, and rare occurrence of retinal breaks or detachment that responded well to intravenous acyclovir, with or without oral prednisolone. We report a case of unilateral ARN with marked vitritis and retinal necrosis leading to retinal breaks following chickenpox in a 32-year-old healthy lady. This patient was successfully treated with intravenous acyclovir followed by oral acyclovir and orbital floor triamcinolone injections to contain the inflammation with barrier laser therapy to secure the retinal breaks with good visual outcome. This case is unusual in its severity, and to our knowledge, orbital floor triamcinolone therapy was not used earlier to contain ARN inflammation.
      PubDate: 2007-09-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12019-007-0008-y
      Issue No: Vol. 33, No. 1 (2007)
       
 
 
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