Category Archives: IJCM

International Journal of Clinical Medicine

Influence of Antiretroviral Therapy on the Metabolic Profile of People Living with HIV Followed at University Hospital, Cotonou, Benin

Author(s): Djimon Marcel Zannou, Angèle Azon-Kouanou, Manoela Christelle Ahomadegbe, Kuessi Anthelme Agbodande, Jocelyn Akakpo, Comlan Albert Dovonou, Kuassi Daniel Amoussou-Guenou, Yessoufou Tchabi, Gabriel Ade, Fabien Houngbe ABSTRACT Introduction: Since the advent of antiretroviral therapy, the vital prognosis of people living … Continue reading

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Shingles and Pericarditis: A Rare Combination

Author(s): Rakan M. Nasreddine:, Chirine A. Mollaei, Joudy N. Bahous, Eid E. Azar, Claude M. Afif ABSTRACT Clinical infection with varicella in both its’ forms, primary and reactivation, can be associated with a variety of complications. Cardiac complications, though very … Continue reading

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Ultrasound for Detection of Ascites and for Guidance of the Paracentesis Procedure: Technique and Review of the Literature

Author(s): Josh Ennis, Geoffrey Schultz, Phillips Perera, Sarah Williams, Laleh Gharahbaghian, Diku Mandavia ABSTRACT Objective: To review the use of ultrasound (US) for the detection of free intraperitoneal fluid (ascites) and for the procedural guidance of the paracentesis procedure. Methods: … Continue reading

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Effect of Music on State of Ischaemia in Stable Angina; a Randomized Controlled Trial

Author(s):Samitha Siritunga, Kumudu Wijewardena, Ruwan Ekanayaka, Premadasa Mudunkotuwa ABSTRACT Introduction: Ischaemic heart disease is the number one cause of deaths in the world. As these patients experience severe distress due to a number of associated reasons, it is important to … Continue reading

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Investigating the Relationship between Sleep Quality and Mental Health in Chemical Veterans in Comparison with Their Spouses and a Control Group

Author: Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini We studied  the relationship between sleep quality and mental health of veterans in comparison with that of their spouses and a control group. A considerable number of chemical veterans suffer from a range of physical and mental … Continue reading

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Standing on the Shoulders of the Giants: Stories of 3 Pioneers

The history of medicine and surgery is a rich source of interesting stories of genius and brave people who paved the way ahead of mankind towards the current status of medical and surgical practice. One has to admire the enthusiasms … Continue reading

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