Clinical Reviews and Opinions

  • Abbreviation: Clin. Rev. Opinions
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2553
  • DOI: 10.5897/CRO
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 42

Table of Content: October 2010; 2(3)

October 2010

Retrospective analysis of leptospirosis among children – clinico- microbiological and therapeutic aspects for the cases

These case capsules provide a nice record of the identification of leptospirosis in Coimbatore among children in isolation, sensitive serological analysis and complete haematogram. Eight cases that were clinically suspected showing general body signs (jaundice, decreased urine output and arthralgia) were well studied in this investigation. As per this study, the cases had fever, puffiness, respiratory anguish and...

Author(s): Nagarajan Prabhu, Danialas Joseph Pushpa Innocent and Chinnaswamy Periyasamy

October 2010

Osteopontin a new probable marker for atherosclerosis in obese women?

Obesity is associated with a state of chronic, low-grade inflammation characterized by abnormal cytokine production and macrophage infiltration into adipose tissue, which may contribute to the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. It was emphasized that inflamation takes part in all stages and complications of atherosclerosis. Osteopontin (OPN) is a multifunctional protein involved in various...

Author(s): G. Gürsoy, S. Alagöz, Y. Acar, B. DemirbaÅŸ, H. Çetiner and Z. Kiliç