Research Article

Diagnostic Value of 123-I-MIBG Cardiac Scintigraphy for the Prediction of Conversion from Idiopathic REM Sleep Behavior Disorder to Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and the Differential Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) is a physiologic analogue of noradrenaline, used to determine the location, integrity, and function of postganglionic ... Read more


Review Article

Antibiotic Resistance: An Important Issue for Public Health Safety

Antibiotic resistance has emerged as one of the greatest difficulties facing drug therapy in recent years. Initially, the mass production and therapeu... Read more


Case Report

Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis: Literally an Orphan Disease in Brazil: Case Report

Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis (CX) is an exceedingly rare autosomal recessive lipid storage disorder due to homozygous mutation of the mitochondrial ... Read more


Research Article

Effects of Pasteurization and High Pressure Treatments on Two Bacteriophages (Φ Apr-1 and Φ Apr-2) Active against Lactococcus Lactis from Buffalo Milk

Water buffalo mozzarella is a worldwide highly valued Italian stretched-curd cheese, produced with "wild" starter cultures with bacteriophage contami... Read more


Research Article

Dielectric Materials with Memory I: Minimum and General Free Energies

A general tensor isothermal theory of free energies and free enthalpies for dielectrics is presented, corresponding to linear constitutive relations w... Read more


Questionnaire Validation

Validation of the Portuguese Version of Hyperacusis Questionnaire and Comparison of Diagnostic Skills with Loudness Discomfort Levels

Hyperacusis is a condition entailing increased sensitivity or unusual intolerance to ordinary environmental sounds that would not usually be bothersom... Read more


Review Article

Neuromodulation on Tinnitus Perception and Distress

Tinnitus is defined as a cortical phantom sound perception in the absence of an appropriate external stimulus. It has an estimated prevalence of 10% t... Read more


Case Reports

Iatrogenic Ulnar Nerve Palsy Post Supracondylar K-Wire Insertion: Case Report and Review of Literature

Ulnar nerve damage is a recognised complication of Kirschner wires (K-wire) pinning of supracondylar fractures, and can occur as an iatrogenic consequ... Read more


Research Article

A Study of Nuclear Medicine Contrast Retention in Vascular Access Ports

Vascular access ports were investigated to determine the retention rate of injected radiotracers during PET scan acquisition. A total of 30 ports were... Read more


Research Article

Investigation of MRI Contrast Release from Vascular Access Ports after Priming

Vascular ports designed for venous access were injected with gadolinium contrast and imaged using MRI. Incrementally, the ports were flushed with sali... Read more