American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Study of the Exogenous Peptide Effect on the TGF-β1 Expression – A Risk Factor for the Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence

    Vadym Shypulin, Oksana Stoliarova, Volodymyr Konovalenko, Oleksiy Tatskyy, Gennadiy Didenko, Sergii Konovalenko

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 73-78
    Received: 20 June 2019
    Accepted: 22 July 2019
    Published: 6 August 2019
    Abstract: An article deals with the influence of the transforming growth factor beta-1 (TGF-β1) on the carcinogenesis of hepatic cells, as well as attention is given to the role of this factor in the hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) progression. We monitored two groups of patients: in the treatment group, patients were administered cancer vaccine therapy and a... Show More
  • Interest of the D-dimers Assay in the Medical Care of Thromboembolic Disease: Experience of the Hematology Laboratory of the Military Hospital Avicenne of Marrakech

    Maryam Mouamin, Asmaa Allali, Ghali Boufrioua, Jihane Belkhair, Hicham Yahyaoui, Mustapha Ait Amer, Mohamed Chakour

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 79-83
    Received: 22 June 2019
    Accepted: 23 July 2019
    Published: 10 August 2019
    Abstract: The objective of our study is to show the benefits of D-dimers (DD) dosing in the diagnostic care of thromboembolic disease. A retrospective study conducted over a 2-year period (2016-2017), including all DD dosing requests sent to the hematology laboratory at the Avicenne Military Hospital, excluding patients under 18 years of age. The quantitativ... Show More
  • Impact of the Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine Introduction in the African Meningitis Belt, 2010-2017

    Andre Arsene Bita Fouda

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 84-92
    Received: 8 July 2019
    Accepted: 30 July 2019
    Published: 16 August 2019
    Abstract: Meningococcal meningitis remains a burden in the African meningitis belt. Before 2010, Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A (N. meningitidis A) was the predominant pathogen causing deathly epidemics. The meningococcal A conjugate vaccine (MACV, MenAfrivac®) protects against N. meningitidis A. It was introduced in 2010 into highest meningitis risk hea... Show More
  • A Study to Assess the Significance of Urinary Collagen IV Excretion to Predict Preeclampsia in Early Pregnancy

    Kaneez Fatema, Fatema Jebunnesa, Salima Akter, Towhidul Alam Chowdhury, Liaquat Ali

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 93-98
    Received: 7 November 2018
    Accepted: 22 August 2019
    Published: 10 September 2019
    Abstract: It was a prospective study with a case control design. The purpose of the study was to measure the urinary collagens IV (U-coll IV) and microalbumin (MA) level in early pregnancy and to explore the role of excretion U-coll IV in prediction of preeclampsia (PE). A total number of 119 pregnant women at 10-14 weeks of pregnancy were selected on the ba... Show More