Case Sudies

Asthma — diagnosis and over-diagnosis

By sa | Mar 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Introduction
For many years it has been pointed out that the diagnosis of asthma has been inaccurate and there is over-diagnosis by about 30 per cent.

The efficacy of omalizumab in treating severe asthma

By sa | Mar 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Discussion
These two cases are typical of severe, brittle asthma in patients who were at higher risk of sudden death.

Practical asthma management

By sa | Mar 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Discussion
Asthma is one of the major non-communicable diseases affecting over 300 million people, with an estimated global prevalence of 4.3 per cent in adults.

Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in triple-negative breast cancer

By sa | Mar 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Introduction
Breast cancer is classified into different subtypes, based on the expression of hormone receptors (oestrogen receptors (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR)) and cell surface human epithelial growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) protein.

Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in triple-negative breast cancer

By sa | Mar 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Introduction
Breast cancer is classified into different subtypes, based on the expression of hormone receptors (oestrogen receptors (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR)) and cell surface human epithelial growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) protein.

Current and new treatment options in management of metastatic melanoma

By sa | Mar 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Introduction
Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that accounts for approximately 50,000 deaths worldwide annually.4

Current and new treatment options in management of metastatic melanoma

By sa | Mar 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Introduction
Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that accounts for approximately 50,000 deaths worldwide annually.4

Post-mastectomy radiation therapy in patients with one-to-three axillary nodal metastases

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Discussion
Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women worldwide.

Post-mastectomy radiation therapy in patients with one-to-three axillary nodal metastases

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Discussion
Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women worldwide.

Non-cardiac chest pain: The role of the gastroenterologist

By sa | Feb 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A clinical overview of gastroenterology and chest pain

Non-cardiac chest pain: The role of the gastroenterologist

By sa | Feb 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A clinical overview of gastroenterology and chest pain

Assessing the efficacy of faecal microbiota transplant in recurrent C. difficile infection

By sa | Feb 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

An overview of the current and future applications for faecal microbiota transplant in treating C. difficile infection and the considerations for the physician and the patient

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