American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Psychosocial Impact of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Among Teachers in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

    Hyder Mirghani, Abdulateef Elbadawi, Talal Khalid Alanazi, Abdulaziz Hamoud Alanazi, Abdullah Gblan Alrashidy, Mohammed Saleh Alshehri, MeshalFaleh Alenezi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 18-21
    Received: 7 February 2017
    Accepted: 18 February 2017
    Published: 9 March 2017
    Abstract: In the present study, we aimed to study the psychosocial impact of irritable bowel syndrome among Saudi teachers in Tabuk. Across-sectional descriptive study was conducted among 362 teachers randomly selected from a total number of 60 schools in Tabuk City during the period January 2015 to June 2015. Participants were invited to sign a written info... Show More
  • In-Hospital Outcome of Right Ventricular Involvement in Patients with Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction

    Ahmad Bahie Elden, Mahmoud Ali Mahmoud Ashry, Mostafa Abdullah Haridi, Sara Hussein Abdelrazek

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 22-25
    Received: 12 March 2017
    Accepted: 20 March 2017
    Published: 13 April 2017
    Abstract: Aim of the Work: To study the in-hospital outcome of right ventricular involvement (RVI) in patients with acute inferior myocardial infarction (AIMI). Material and Methods: We conducted a short prospective study carried out on 60 patients with AIMI, classified into two groups; patients group: AIMI with RVI; inferior or infroposterior acute myocardi... Show More
  • Effect of Gonadal Hormones on Colonic Contractile Activity in Albino Rats

    Mohamad Yosof Rezk

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 26-36
    Received: 3 March 2017
    Accepted: 27 March 2017
    Published: 17 April 2017
    Abstract: Sex differences were reported in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. We aimed to demonstrate the effect of gonadal hormones on colonic contractile activity. In this study, we performed in vitro measurements of colonic contractile activity in longitudinal smooth muscle strips of female and male Albino rats. After administration of a gonadal hormone (estrogen ... Show More