Medical Practice and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Med. Pract. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2596
  • DOI: 10.5897/MPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 44

Table of Content: January 2013; 4(1)

January 2013

Normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism in type 2 diabetes with associated comorbidities: A diagnostic approach

We report the case of a 57 year old lady, known to be diabetic for last 4 years getting treated with oral hypoglycemic agents. She reported to the medical outpatient department (OPD) of a tertiary medical care hospital with the history of pain abdomen, nausea, and loss of appetite since 3 months. On examination, she was conscious and well oriented, afebrile, with pulse rate of 86 min-1, blood pressure of 130/84 mmHg,...

Author(s): Bilal Bin Abdullah, Nida Nausheen, Md Zoheb, Nivesh Seehra and Syed Mustafa

January 2013

An under-utilized opportunity: The wearable cardioverter-defibrillator (WCD)

Sudden cardiac death is often precipitated by unstable ventricular arrhythmias. These arrhythmias are particularly amendable to defibrillation. The risk of these arrhythmias is highest immediately following an acute myocardial infarction, especially if there is impaired left ventricular function. Many patients with depressed left ventricular function receive an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for prophylaxis...

Author(s): Sachin Kumar Amruthlal Jain, Alehegn Gelaye, Timothy R. Larsen and Shukri David