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Latest Issue

Vol 71, Issue 1: 2024

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Original Articles


  • S-M Yuan
    Fabry disease is a rare inherited metabolic disorder caused by the deficient activity of α-galactosidase A. Cardiac involvement is frequent in Fabry disease. The patients may develop hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, arrhythmias, conduction abnormalities, valvular abnormalities and coronary heart disease. The diagnosis of Fabry disease is challenging due to the protean manifestations, which often lead to a delayed diagnosis. The management strategies, including enzyme replacement, anticoagulant treatment, pacemaker implantation and surgical interventions, warrant further elucidations.
  • M Yousefi, FA Noghabi, A Chopra, R Farrokhseresht, H Yousefi, N Kulkarni, E Golalipoor
    This articles reviews role of unimodular and multi-modular nonpharmacological interventions in rheumatoid arthritis. These may be effective add-on to standard care treatment. The role of dietary modification needs further study to form a guideline.
  • MA Brown, MÂ Naval Machado
    Crack cocaine users present poor oral health and are usually polydrug users or have a history of consuming other substances such as: cannabis, alcohol, tobacco, and opiates. Crack has an impact on the oral health of crack users, which also affects their quality of life.

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