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Successful Treatment of Multi-system IgG4-related Disease with Cyclophosphamide: A Case Report

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.451

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Accepted: 
08 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 12 Jan, 2016

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Risk Factors for Death of Elderly Patients with Acute Obstructive Suppurative Cholangitis

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.345
Pages: 
316-9
Synopsis: 
Shock, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography plus surgery, advanced age, low platelet count, presence of co-morbidities, door to treatment time > 24 hours, hypoproteinaemia and hyperbilirubinaemia were the independent risk factors for death of elderly patients with acute obstructive suppurative cholangitis.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: To identify the risk factors for death of elderly patients with acute obstructive suppurative cholangitis (AOSC).

Accepted: 
11 Dec, 2014
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e-Published: 01 Dec, 2015

Assessing Islet Function Using two-hour Postprandial C Peptide in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.025
Pages: 
605–609
Synopsis: 
The present study aimed at exploring the role of two hour postprandial C peptide (2HPC-P) for assessing islet β-cell function in T2DM in order to guide treatment selection for patients with newly diagnosed T2DM.

Abstract

Objective: This study aims to investigate the role of 2-h postprandial C peptide (2HPC-P) for assessing islet β-cell function in Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Accepted: 
30 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 04 Nov, 2015

Fluoroquinolones versus Β-Lactams Plus Macrolides for Community-acquired Pneumonia in Adults: A Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.011
Synopsis: 
In this meta-analysis, we compared fluoroquinolones monotherapy with ß-lactams plus macrolides combination therapy for the treatment of community acquired pneumonia (CAP)with respect to mortality, treatment success and adverse outcomes.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Several randomized trials have been done to compare fluoroquinolones alone with the combination therapy of β-lactams plus macrolides for treating community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults. However, the efficacy and safety between the two arms are still unclear.

Accepted: 
05 Feb, 2015
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e-Published: 14 Oct, 2015

Disclaimer

Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

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