American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Fire Needle Acupuncture Treatment for Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

    Jihe Zhu, Blagica Arsovska, Kristina Kozovska

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 60-63
    Received: 1 February 2017
    Accepted: 4 March 2017
    Published: 22 March 2017
    Abstract: Lateral epicondylitis i.e. tennis elbow is a medical term for inflammation of the elbow on the lateral (outer) epicondyle. The condition usually occurs during excessive use of the arm, forearm and the muscles in that area which result with pain in the elbow. Fundamentally the condition appears when there are strong, monotonous and long movements of... Show More
  • Bleeding Complications in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in the Post Clinical Trial General Practice

    Subhash Edupuganti, Catherine Xie, Mary Wyrzykowski, Elizabeth Wey, Ming Xie

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 64-68
    Received: 31 January 2017
    Accepted: 14 February 2017
    Published: 10 April 2017
    Abstract: Dabigatran, apixaban and rivaroxaban are direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) recently approved for patients with venous thromboembolism. Therapy-induced hemorrhage remains a major complication in these patients. This study retrospectively reviews the hemorrhagic complications associated with DOACs in the general practice and the related clinical imp... Show More
  • Side Effects of Immunosuppressive Regimens After Renal Transplantation and Multiple-Sample Assessment of Quality of Life

    Siwen Wei, Na Yi, Lidao Bao

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 69-74
    Received: 11 April 2017
    Published: 12 April 2017
    Abstract: Influences of the side effects and interferences of immunosuppressants on the quality of life (QOL) of renal transplant recipients have been discussed. 72 renal transplant recipients were surveyed utilizing 25-item health status questionnaires, and modified transplant symptom occurrence and symptom distress scales. The results showed that the frequ... Show More
  • Personalized Medicine, Genomics and Enhancement: Monuments to Neoliberalism

    Charles Joseph Kowalski, Adam Joel Mrdjenovich

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 75-92
    Received: 24 March 2017
    Accepted: 6 April 2017
    Published: 30 April 2017
    Abstract: This essay explores the meanings, possibilities, limitations, and some of the relationships between three currently much discussed – and debated – topics: personalized medicine, genomics, and enhancement. We believe, and gather in one place some of the literature supporting the view that all three are largely the product of the current dominant ide... Show More
  • The Influence of D-Asparagine on the Glial Cicatrix Formation in Experimental Spinal Stroke

    Chitanava Tamara, Egiev Ivan, Chechelian Valerii, Dzhopua Maksim, Trofimenko Artem, Zanin Sergey, Turovaya Alla, Kade Azamat

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 93-96
    Received: 27 February 2017
    Accepted: 5 April 2017
    Published: 9 May 2017
    Abstract: The effect of D-asparagine administered exogenously on the glial cicatrix formation was studied in experimental spinal stroke model in rats, which was conducted by photothrombosis of vessels in thoracic spinal cord. The experiments were carried out on three groups of animals: group №1 (n = 20) which was a control group; №2 group (n = 20) which incl... Show More
  • Chemopreventive Effects of Cocoa Extract Application Towards Expression of Bcl-2 and Mda on Albino Mice Skin Induced by Dmba-Tpa

    Khairuddin Djawad, Munawar Ambar, Siswanto Wahab

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 97-101
    Received: 21 March 2017
    Accepted: 31 March 2017
    Published: 18 May 2017
    Abstract: This research aims to determine the effect of topical cocoa extract application through ekspression of Bcl-2 and MDA on albino mice skin that induced by DMBA-TPA. The research was conducted at Animal Laboratory for application of DMBA, MDA-TPA and cocoa extract and Biomolecular Laboratory of Medical Faculty of Hasanuddin University Makassar as the ... Show More