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Use of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in Hysterical Catatonia: Case Reports of Two Women, One Young and One Elderly

A 62-years-old female patient with a diagnosis of conversion disorder and somatization disorder and a 20-years-old female patient with a diagnosis of conversion disorder were treated on electroconvulsive therapy. Electroconvulsive therapy was performed in 8 sessions with anaesthesia. 62-years-old patient began to recover after the sixth session of electroconvulsive therapy once every two days. Complete remission in catatonic symptoms also sustained during follow-up. The catatonic symptoms of the 20-years-old patient were completely terminated after the second session of the ECT once every two days. The treatments were completed in 8 sessions.
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Dental Implant Complications –Systemic Diseases- PART-I

Although dental implants have been a successful option for replacement of lost dentition for nearly five decades, their use in the medical and dental treatment plan is still in its youth. Literature on the medical implications of dental implants is surprisingly sparse, with a need for organization. This review is an attempt to begin the process of documenting the science behind this complex, yet critical topic.
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Parenteral Nutrition in the Newborn: Associated Disorders and Nutritional Aspects

Severe prematurity at birth is an indicator of additional attention for the multidisciplinary team, since the newborn in this condition did not have the opportunity to develop organic systems under ideal conditions (intrauterine). Several factors may induce premature birth, malformation of organs or metabolic disruptions, however, additional attention has been given to inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) and deficiency/excess of key nutrients.
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Hepatic Dysfunction as Presenting Manifestation of Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Hepatic dysfunction is rarely the presenting feature of malignancy, however it is important to recognize early on as the quick institution of chemotherapy could potentially reverse the liver disease.
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Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy and Factor V Leiden

Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is an entity that is caused by circulatory insufficiency which affects the proximal portion of the optic nerve. NAION is characterized by the following triad: abrupt and painless loss of vision, optic disc smelling and nerve fiber bundle defects in the visual field of the affected eye.
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Lead (Pb) Toxicity Trigger Schizophrenia in Battery Workers of North Region of India

Total production of Pb acid batteries in India is about 8 million per year and nearly 10,000 Kg of Pb is consumed in the production of batteries.
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Presentation of the HoNOS-Secure French Version, an Outcome Measure for Users of Secure and Forensic Mental Health Services

Despite a number of instruments designed for the assessment of dangerousness, standardized outcome measures for forensic psychiatric patients are lacking, especially in other languages than English.
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Food Energy Cost of Overweight and Obesity: A Model to Estimate the Amount of Food Expended for Excess Body Weight in a Community

Over-consumption of food energy entails body fat accumulation, overweight, obesity and increased risks of diseases. It is also indirectly associated with poor body condition followed by forced rest periods and limitations of activities and tasks. At community or global level, excess body weight could indirectly influence the environment by advancing food demand and the pressure on food production resources.
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Immunodeficiency and Microbial Infections

Immunodeficiency refers to failure of immune system to encounter infections by different microbial pathogens such as fungi, bacteria, viruses and protozoan. This is called acquired or secondary immunodeficiency syndrome (SIS).
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Reduced Ischemia in the Medial Vestibular Nucleus after Premedication of Cilostazol and Ginkgo Biloba Extract in Global Hypoperfusion Rat Model

The aim of this study was to determine preventive effects of premedication with combination of cilostazol and ginkgo biloba extract during vertebrobasilar ischemia (VBI) induced by global hypoperfusion in rats.
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Mthfr c677t, Homocysteine and Risk of Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis: A Pooled Analysis of Published Epidemiological Studies

This meta-analysis aimed to comprehensively assess the literature examining a possible link between the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T gene mutation and homocysteine and the risk of splanchnic vein thrombosis (SVT).
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Case Studies of 17 Patients

This retrospective review of 17 patients suggests an increased risk of adverse events including premature death with opiate discontinuation long after withdrawal stage. The results are consistent with previously reported yet not fully understood – opiate associated neuro protective mechanism – against premature death for some vulnerable subgroups.
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Complications Following Dental Extractions in a Mobile Dental Clinic

The developments in the medicinal field led to demographic changes characterized by a growth in the elderly population. The proportion of patients with mobility limitations is higher in this population. Since the need for dental treatments does not skip any population group, a special facility had to be developed in order to solve problems of availability and accessibility.
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Guillain-Barr´E Syndrome with Bilateral Extensor Plantar Reflexes

Guillain-Barr´e syndrome (GBS) usually presents with lower motor neuron (LMN) symmetrical weakness, areflexia, and hypotonia. GBS has rarely been reported with up going plantars’ response. We report a case of GBS with up going plantars during the course of the disease.
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Copper Deficiency Myeloneuropathy Mimicking Subacute Combined Degeneration Following Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery (BS) is a potential cause for malabsorption resulting in nutritional deficiency-related neuropathies and myelopathy.
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Editorial Board Members Related to disorders

Ahmed Ragab Gaber Ahmed

Faculty of Science
Beni-Suef University
Egypt

MENG-YANG ZHU

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
United States

XU-FENG HUANG

Professor
School of Health Sciences
University of Wollongong
Australia

Bassam R. Ali

Professor
Department of Pathology
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
UAE University
United Arab Emirates

QIANG LIU

Professor
School of Life Science
University of Science and Technology
China

Saber Mohamed Abd-Allah

Associate Professor
Department of Theriogenology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Egypt

PRABHAKARAN

Professor
Department of Surgery
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Julie Teruya-Feldstein

Director
Hematopathology
Immunohistochemistry Laboratory
United States

Liang Zhong

Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders Program
National Heart Centre
Singapore

Roy G Beran

Professor
Department of Neurology
University of New South Wales
Australia
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