Review Article

Physiological Adaptations of Apnea-Conditioned Athletes and their Implications for Synchronized Swimmers' Performance

Apneas form an essential tool for training in aquatics including swimming, fin swimming and synchronized swimming (SS). We examine the direct response... Read more


Research Article

Hip Arthroscopy Learning Curve and its Association with Early Postoperative Pain Scores

To describe the learning curve of hip arthroscopy based on postoperative pain scores. Hip arthroscopy is technically demanding and entails a learning ... Read more


Case Report

Does Long-Term Alendronate Therapy May Lead to Atypical Femoral Fracture near the Hip Prosthesis?

Osteoporotic fractures are a major public health problem, affecting millions of people worldwide, with oral bisphosphonates favored for their preventi... Read more


Research Article

Risk Factors and Consequences of Conversion in Laparoscopic Appendectomy

No studies in Australia have explored risk factors for Laparoscopic (LA) to Open Appendectomy (OA) conversion. Differences in outcome following a Midl... Read more


Case Report

How to Evacuate Surgical Smoke While Using Laparoscopic Coagulation Shears

During laparoscopic surgery, the production of smoke by energized dissecting devices is a problem because it can obstruct the view of the operative fi... Read more


Review Article

Gitelman Syndrome: What the Clinician Needs to know

Gitelman syndrome has a prevalence of 1-10/40,000, representing the most common inherited disease of renal tubules. It is due to inactivating mutation... Read more


Review Article

Sepsis, Inflammation, Trauma and Emergency Medicine

Sepsis, a common condition encountered in hospital environments remains an important cause of death at intensive care units and emergency departments.... Read more


Case Report

Clincial Response of Central Nervous System Melanoma to Anti-PD1 Therapy in 2 Melanoma Patients

The development of Central Nervous System (CNS) disease, especially Leptomeningeal Disease (LMD), is a devastating complication in patients with metas... Read more


Original Research

Qualitative and Quantitative Study of Verbal Behavior Style in Interviews with Patient's Companion in Family Medicine: Understanding and Measuring

To describe the communication or verbal behavior of physician-patient-companion in the triadic consultations, and doctor-patient in the dyadic consult... Read more


Research Article

On the Dynamics of Tensegrity Bridges

This paper describes the nonlinear dynamics of planar tensegrity bridges designed for minimal mass. The three-dimensional bridge benefits by the plana... Read more