Table of contents (Vol 12, No 2)
RESEARCH

Early endoscopic intervention in acute gastrointestinal bleeding may reduce the need for blood transfusion
 

This study assesses the time to perform an endoscopic procedure in patients presenting with acute GIB in relation to the need for blood transfusion.

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By Mutaz Ferman, Sheikh M, Shawki M, Leung E, Al-Ansari M

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REVIEW

Endogenous vascular repair system in cardiovascular disease: The role of endothelial progenitor cells
 

This review explores progenitor endothelial cell dysfunction as a cause of altered vascular reparation in cardiovascular disease, and suggests how to improve it.

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By Alexander E Berezin

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Renal tubular acidosis in pediatrics: A review article
 

This review links many syndromes associated with renal tubular acidosis. It explores different aspects in management of different subtypes.

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By Leena Moshref, Rana H Moshref, Osama Y Safdar

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CASE STUDY

Bilateral duplicated crura of the thoracoabdominal diaphragm
 

This case report explains the bilateral variation in the diaphragmatic crura so as to plan surgeries in the thoraco-abdominal region.

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By Lydia S Andrade, Robert Kevin Fernandez, Antony Sylvan D'souza

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SHORT COMMUNICATION

Are we facing NOVICHOK nerve agent threat?
 

In this short communication, we wanted to interlink some important insights into nerve agents and novichoks.

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By Kamil Kuca, Eugenie Nepovimova

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