BMC Research Notes

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List of Papers (Total 4,974)

Cystoid macular edema associated with preservative-free latanoprost after uncomplicated cataract surgery: case report and review of the literature

Background Cystoid macular edema associated with latanoprost administration has been reported in patients after complicated cataract surgery with coexisting risk factors. We present the first case of preservative free latanoprost associated cystoid macular edema that occurred many months after uncomplicated cataract surgery. Case presentation A 65-year old Caucasian female ...

Epidural spinal angiolipoma: a case series

Background Spinal angiolipomas (SAL) are rare benign tumors, commonly presenting with slow progressive spinal cord compression. There are only about 170 cases identified so far. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become the modality of choice for SAL. The purpose of this article is to report three cases of SAL and their characteristic MRI features. Case presentation Three cases ...

Catestatin, vasostatin, cortisol, and pain assessments in dogs suffering from traumatic bone fractures

Background Traumatic bone fractures cause moderate to severe pain, which needs to be minimized for optimal recovery and animal welfare, illustrating the need for reliable objective pain biomarkers for use in a clinical setting. The objectives of this study were to investigate catestatin (CST) and vasostatin (VS) concentrations as two new potential biomarkers, and cortisol ...

Patients’ perspective of disease and medication adherence for type 2 diabetes in an urban area in Bangladesh: a qualitative study

Background Patients’ perspective of diabetes and adherence to its prescribed medications is a significant predictor of glycemic control and overall management of the disease. However, there is a paucity of such information in Bangladesh. This study aimed to explore patients’ perspective of diabetes, their experience of taking oral hypoglycemic medications and explore factors that ...

Lung adenocarcinoma with thyroid metastasis: a case report

Background The metastases of a primary lung cancer over the thyroid gland are extremely rare. We report on an unusual presentation of thyroid metastasis of lung cancer in order to improve the management of similar cases. Case presentation Three years ago, a Moroccan male 59-year-old was admitted for dyspnea, dry cough, and chest pain. He had smoked about 30 cigarette packs a year. ...

Primary pain generator identification by CT–SPECT in a patient with low back pain: a case report

Background Chronic low back pain is one of the most common conditions encountered in the middle-age population. Identifying the primary pain generator is notoriously difficult. The computed tomography–single-photon emission computed tomography (CT–SPECT) is emerging as a new diagnostic modality for this purpose. Case presentation This 68-year-old Caucasian male presented with ...

Injuries in male and female semi-professional football (soccer) players in Nigeria: prospective study of a National Tournament

Background Research on the epidemiology of football injuries in Africa is very sparse despite its importance for injury prevention planning in a continent with limited sports medicine resources. The vast majority of studies available in literature were conducted in Europe and only a very few studies have prospectively reported the pattern of football injury in Africa. The purpose ...