Acta Medica International, Vol 3, Issue 2, Jul-Dec, 2016

Acta Medica International is an international, peer reviewed, research journal published biannually. The main aims of this journal are to publish novel and interesting observations and advance scientific knowledge in all branches of medical science. Acta Medica International provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of peer-reviewed, original articles, review articles, case reports, short communication, letters to the editor, short communications, book reviews, invited guest editorials, pictorial essays & journal scan etc. in the field of all branches of medical science.

ISSN : [ISSN:Print -2349-0578, Online - 2349-0896] ; Frequency : Rapid at a time publication - Biannual (2 issues/year)

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. SK Jain, MBBS, MS
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Contents from Vol 3, Issue 2, Jul-Dec, 2016

Guest Editorial

Zika: From Lush Forest to Pandemic

Indu Saxena; Manoj Kumar; Sanjeev Kumar Jain
Original Article

Banu Öndeş

Comparison of Infants of Adolescent and Advanced Age Mothers in Spontaneous Vaginal Deliveries Occured between 2003 and 2013

Banu Öndeş; Münevver Uluba; Sibel Cevizci

Seroprevalence of Transfusion Transmitted Infections

Seroprevalence of Transfusion Transmitted Infections in Healthy Blood Donors in Specific Class of Kuppuswamy’s Socio-Economic Status Scale

Jyotsana Khattri; Seema Awasthi; Faiyaz Ahmed; Ashutosh Kumar; Shyamoli Dutta; Priti Vyas; Ankita Mittal

Neurons from the sensory cortex of animals

Profound Hypothermia Provides Neuroprotection Following Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: Ultrastructural Observations

Charilaos-Panagiotis Koutsogiannidis; Antonia Charchanti; Theodore Xanthos; Olga G. Ananiadou; George E. Drossos; Elizabeth O. Johnson

Afshan Channa

First Rank Symptoms in Mania: An Indistinct Diagnostic Strand

Afshan Channa; Sameeha Aleem; Harim Mohsin

Suruchi Jamkhedkar

Developmental Disorders- Genetic View

Suruchi Jamkhedkar

A round to oval eosinophilic cytoplasmic

The Importance of Eosinophilic Cytoplasmic Inclusion Bodies in Melanocytes as a Clue to Distinguish between Benign and Malignant Melanocytic Lesions

Azita Nikoo; Maryam Abdollahi; Zahra Hallaji

Muhammad Aslamkhan

Pre-Blood-Donation Screening of Volunteer Prisoners for Hepatitis B and C in Prisons of the Punjab, Pakistan

Muhammad Imran Qadeer; Muhammad Aslamkhan; Muhammad Shoaib Akhtar; Fazal Ellahi

Rare Cytogenetic Abnormalities Showing both MLL Rearrangement and Philadelphia Chromosome Positive in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients

Angel Beula P. R; Prasanna Kumari

Elaa Maamar

Molecular Characterization of Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases, Ampccephalosporinases and Carbapenemases in Klebsiellapneumoniae Causing Bacteremia at Charles Nicolle Hospital of Tunisia

Elaa Maamar; Samia Hammami; Sana Ferjani; Zaineb Hamzaoui; Asma Jlizi; Saidani M; Slim A; Boutiba-Ben Boubaker I

Elham Ataei

Relation between Changing ECG and Location of Aneurysm in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Mohamad Reza Najarzadegan; Javad Shahab; Mohamad Reza Shalbafan; Mehdi Rahimpour; Elham Ataei

PCR Hybridization strip

Isolation, Identification and Drug Resistance Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Recent Diagnostic Modalities at Teaching Hospital in Moradabad (UP)

Sudhir Singh; Umar Farooq; Sana Nudrat

Mohammad Reza Najarzadegan

Serum HSP27 Antibody Titers in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia

Mohammad Kiani; Naghmeh Mokhber; Majid Ghayour Mobarhan; Lida Jarrahi; Mohammad Reza Najarzadegan; Elham Ataei; Mehdi Rahimpour; Farzad Akbarzadeh

Celina Stafie

Immune Correlations in Chronic Child Urticaria

Celina Stafie; Cristina Dascalu; Mihaela Moscalu; Monica Ungureanu

Ivana Stašević Karličić

Translation to Serbian, Transcultural Adaptation and Validation of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM- ICU)

Ivana Stašević Karličić; Milena Stašević; Slobodan Janković; Slavica Đukić Dejanović; Aleksandra Dutina; Igor Grbić

Mohsen Bakhshandeh

A Prospective Study on Hypopituitarism after Radiotherapy in Non Pituitary Brain Tumors

Jalal Ordoni; Mohsen Bakhshandeh; Afshin Rakhsha; Samira Azghandi; Parastoo Hajian

Juan Acosta

Preventing Pertussis in the Early Infant: Development and Results of a Prenatal Vaccination Program

Juan Acosta; Carme Benages; Miguel Angel Díaz; Manel Xiberta; Félix Muñiz

Nasopalatine foramen

Anatomical Variation in the Dimension of Nasopalatine Canal on Cone Beam Computed Tomography CBCT Images among Sulaimani Population

Dler Abdurrahma Mohammed

Asem Anwar

The Effect of Clomiphene Citrate versus Tamoxifen versus Letrozol on Endometrial Thickness and Blood Flow in Ovulation Induction in Women with Polycystic Ovaries

Asem Anwar; Haitham Torky; Osama Dief; Ahmed Abd Elwahed; Hesham Abou Senna

Mona Porjorat

A Comparative Study of Attachment Style and Personality Traits in Women with Marital Infidelity Experience and Those Who Didn’t Have Such an Experience

Mona Porjorat

Muhammad Mudasir Firdosi

Socio-demographic Profile and Psychiatric Comorbidity in Patients with a Diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – A study from Kashmir Valley

Muhammad Mudasir Firdosi; Mushtaq Ahmad Margoob

The used Lux meter

The Associations between Daylight Sufficiency in Hospital Wards and Patient Satisfaction with Mental Healthcare Services: An Egyptian Sample

Kareem Eldaly; Nevin Zaki; Lamis El-Gizawi

RFLP results for wild-typeCYP3A4 after digestion with BsmA I

Frequency Evaluation of the CYP3A4*4 Polymorphism in Iranian Healthy Volunteers

Shirin Lotfipanah; Leila Saremi; Nooshin Asgari; Massoud Houshmand

Simulator planning

Results of 2 Dimensional Postoperative Radiotherapy Treatment in Carcinoma Buccal Mucosa Patients: A Regional Cancer Centre Experience

Pooja Nandwani Patel; Maitrik Mehta; Sumit Goyal; Mehul Gohil; U. Suryanarayana

Zaynab Saad Abdul Ghani

Inhibition of Cancer Cells Line by Biosurfactant Produced from Leuconostocmesenteroidesssp Cremoris

Jehan Abdul Satt Salman; Mohammed F.Al Marjani; Zaynab Saad Abdul Ghani

Cross sectional image of CT scan along with reconstructed images with contouring of target and organ at risk

Study of Variation of dose Due to Interfraction Organ Movement in Interstitial Brachytherapy: A Single Institute Experience

Shikha Dhal; Sumit Goyal; Harshvardhan Reddy; Ankita Parikh; Sonal Patel Shah; U. Suryanarayana

Simi Paramban

Effectiveness of Benson’s Relaxation Therapy on Reduction of Stress among Primigravid Mothers

Simi Paramban; Sireesha Bala; Krishna Sowmya J; M. V.Raghave Rao; Praveen Kottath Veetil

Skiagram showing 2D portal for laryngeal cancer patient

Larynx Preservation Rate in Laryngeal Cancer Patients Treated with Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy: An Institutional Review of 250 Patients

Sumit Goyal; Pooja Nandwani Patel; Mehul Gohil; U. Suryanarayana
Review Article

Routine referral pathways for psychosis

Implementation of Integrated Care Pathways for Persons with Psychosis in Ontario, Canada: Barriers and Opportunities

Farooq Naeem; Selim Asmer; Tariq Munshi; Jennifer Wong; Tariq Hasan; Shanaya Rathod

Donatella Marazziti

Current Treatment Strategies of Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder

Donatella Marazziti; Federico Mucci; Liliana Dell’Osso

Alessandra Mosca

Prostate Cancer and Androgen Deprivation Therapy: Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Psychological Side Effects

Alessandra Mosca; Alessandro Volpe; Debora Beldì; Cristina Bozzola; Romeo Palma; Sara Rubinelli; Loredana Pagano; Francesca D’Avanzo; Florian Stratica; Oscar Alabiso; Carlo Terrone

Wendy C. Gómez García

Pediatric Palliative Care: Comprehensive Support for Children

Wendy C.Gómez García

Ameen Marashi

Using Steroids in Diabetic Macular Edema: A Guide for Steroid Application in Clinical Practice

Ameen Marashi
Case Report

Echocardiography study depicts 67x65 mm sized left ventricular apical located multilocular cystic lesion with its internal echogenic septations

Asymptomatic Isolated Cardiac Hydatid Cyst with Pulmonary Artery Extension

Hadi Sasani; Eray Darıcı; Canan Akman; Ilhan Sanisoğlu; Cengiz Dibekoğlu

Intraventricular Meningioma: An Unusual Finding

Calcified Intraventricular Meningioma in 82-years-old Woman: An Unusual Finding

Mohamed Kilani; Atef Ben Nsir; Marwa Zemmeli; Maher Hadhri; Mohamed Najib Hattab

PA X-ray chest graphy showed right pleural effusion

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and Gastric Metastasis: A Very Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Nergis Ekmen; Hadi Sasani; Levent Erdem; Özkan Demirhan; Gülen Bülbül Doğusoy

Tomography image showing a 16x45 mm left Para-aortic mass

Surgical Staging and Recurrence Management of Ovarian Granulosa Cell Tumor

Díaz- de la Noval; Choqueneira Dionicio

Hemanth Vudayaraju

Meckel’s Diverticulum (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors)-Two Rare Case Reports

Hemanth Vudayaraju; Milap Shah; Sowmya Korukonda
Letter to Editor

VG Hufnagel

Ethics in Female Reconstructive Surgery

VG Hufnagel