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Elevated blood levels of Hcy (homocysteine) are associated with endothelial dysfunction in the systemic and coronary arterial beds. We wished to know if similar changes could be detected in the pulmonary circulation, using non-invasive tests. We studied ten normal young men aged 23-31 years, in whom acute hyperhomocysteinaemia was induced by oral ingestion(More)
A case report of an 11-year-old Caucasian female who presented with a Class II div I anterior open bite malocclusion. Overjet is 6 mm and the anterior open bite 2 mm. There was a history of digit sucking till she was eight years old. She was successfully treated by non-extraction with pre-adjusted Edgewise appliances and high-pull headgear for a period of(More)
OBJECTIVE Renal 11 beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11BHSD2) is a key molecular player in the renin- angiotensin- aldosterone system (RAAS). We hypothesize that decreased renal 11BHSD2 activity, as measured by increased urinary free cortisol to cortisone (UFF/UFE) ratio using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GCMS), may be an important(More)
Case report of an adult Caucasian female aged 23 years and nine months who complained of some difficulty in chewing and talking. Patient was diagnosed to have a mild Class III skeletal malocclusion with an anterior open bite of 4 mm. Treatment included combined orthodontic and orthognathic surgical approach. Surgery included surgically assisted maxillary(More)
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