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Sonoelastographic Assessment of the Gender Related Changes in the Achilles Tendon

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.501
Synopsis: 
The effect of gender on the Achilles tendon's elastic property is not a significant co-variable in the young, healthy sample. Muscle strength may play a more important role in the Achilles tendon's injury rather than in tendon's elasticity.

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Objective: The objective of this study is to assess the gender related differences in the elasticity and thickness of the Achilles among healthy young participants.

Methods: Forty-eight volunteers, which were healthy adults between the ages of 20 and 25 years, included the study. Metabolic equivalents (MET) scores, tendon thickness and shear wave velocities (SWVs) were compared between males and females.

Accepted: 
06 Oct, 2017
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e-Published: 12 Jul, 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.

Age and Gender Differences of Orthostatic Hypertension in Children

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.316
Pages: 
583–87
Synopsis: 
We report the results of a retrospective cross-sectional study of 2089 children referred for syncope of unknown origin and pre-syncope symptoms. We noted that orthostatic hypertension existed in 23.84% out of these 2089 children. Orthostatic hypertension frequency was higher in males and those ≥ 12 years of age. In orthostatic hypertensive children, head-up tilt test positive rate was higher in females and those ≥ 12 years of age. Since orthostatic hypertension, as an orthostatic blood pressure regulation disorder, is not as well studied as orthostatic hypotension, we believe that our findings could be of interest to the readers of your journal.

ABSTRACT

Background: Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a common orthostatic blood pressure (BP) regulation disorder. Orthostatic hypertension (OHT), on the other hand, is not so common but has relevancy with autonomic neuropathy and diabetes. Orthostatic hypotension is prevalent in females and elderly person. But prevalence of OHT in age and gender is poorly studied.

Accepted: 
02 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2015

Gender Differences in Alcohol Consumption Among Students from the North of Kosovo and Metohija

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.094
Synopsis: 
Alcohol consumption in our community is most prevalent among men and young persons. According to the results of worldwide research, alcohol use is more common in students in comparison to their peers from the general population.

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Objective: The study aimed to explore gender differences in patterns of alcohol consumption among students at the time before enrolling in university and in the year preceding the research, the age of initial alcohol use, as well as the length of alcohol consumption.

Accepted: 
26 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 14 May, 2015

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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.

The Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms in a Trinidadian Cardiac Population

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.149
Pages: 
620–7
Synopsis: 
The prevalence of depressive symptoms in persons with self-reported cardiovascular disease was examined in a Trinidadian population. Forty-seven per cent of participants were identified with high depressive symptoms compared to 32% of participants with no self-reported cardiovascular illness.
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Accepted: 
27 Sep, 2013
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

The Prevalence of Type D Personality in a Trinidadian Cardiac Population

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.148
Pages: 
468–74
Synopsis: 
Type D personality was investigated in persons with selfreported cardiovascular disease in a Trinidadian cardiac population. Forty-two per cent of participants were identified as Type D as compared to 26% of participants who did not report having a cardiovascular illness.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The current study investigated the prevalence of Type D personality in persons with selfreported cardiovascular disease and the interactions of Type D personality, reported cardiovascular disease and gender in a Trinidadian cardiac population.

Accepted: 
27 Sep, 2013
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e-Published: 26 Aug, 2013
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