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Chronic Persistent Hypokalaemia in Children

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.494
Synopsis: 
This study evaluated the causes of chronic persistent hypokaelemia in children at the University of Jordan. The most common cause of normotensive hypokalaemic metabolic alkalosis was Bartter syndrome.The most common cause of hypokalaemic metabolic acidosis was distal renal tubular acidosis.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Chronic hypokalaemia is a cause of morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study is to determine the aetiology of chronic hypokalaemia in children at a tertiary care hospital setting.

Methods: Retrospective medical record review of consecutive cases of persistent chronic hypokalaemia of more than three months duration.

Accepted: 
30 Mar, 2017
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e-Published: 27 Apr, 2017

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Treatment of Hepatitis C According to Regional Treatment Guidelines

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.497
Synopsis: 
The interferon-free regimens DAAs-based treatments have demonstrated the potential to cure HCV infection in adults with very high percentages and with good tolerability.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Was present a general overview of the current treatments for HCV infection in adults.

Methods: A review study was conducted, Databases such as PubMed, MEDLINE and Scopus were used as information sources to identify and analyze the current information about the treatment for HCV infection in adults

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 25 Jan, 2017

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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.

Surgical Management of Exertional Anterior Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2006.135
Pages: 
529–32
Synopsis: 
Data from a series of athletes presenting with leg pain were analysed. The diagnoses included exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the leg, medial tibial stress syndrome and stress fracture of the tibia. The diagnosis and surgical management of exertional anterior compartment syndrome are discussed in detail.

ABSTRACT 

Objective: To describe the characteristic presentation of exertional leg pain in athletes and to discuss the diagnostic options and surgical management of exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the leg in this group of patients.

Methods: Data from a series of athletes presenting with exertional leg pain were analysed and categorized according to aetiology.

Revised: 
13 Sep, 2012
Accepted: 
25 Sep, 2012
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e-Published: 14 Nov, 2013
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