Daily Archives: May 3, 2019

Diagnostic challenges between Chiari malformation and neurocysticercosis

The development of hydrocephalus with reaccumulation of fluid in the surgical site.

Diagnosis of neurocysticercosis can be challenging due to a wide variety of symptoms depending on the location, developmental stage, and the number of cysts when symptomatic. However, uninflamed extraparenchymal cysts are isodense to cerebrospinal fluid and may

Improving outcomes after liver transplantation using body-temperature organ preservation

OrganOx metra(TM) normothermic liver perfusion device

The global shortage of livers for transplantation has necessitated the use of increasingly marginal organs. Many countries have seen a recent increase in deceased organ donors but many of these additional donors are sub-optimal with significant co-morbidities,

Bacteriocin AS-48: a potent drug against sleeping sickness

Graphical abstract about AS-48 activity against Trypanosoma brucei.

African trypanosomiasis has been a historical scourge on the African continent and one of the major causes of poverty. It is responsible for sleeping sickness in humans (HAT), and it avoids the development of agriculture based on