A Historical Review of Enzymatic Debridement

Medical Education Manager, Advance Wound Care| Wound Management Division, Smith & Nephew, Fort Worth, TX, USA

The following is an update to a book entitled, “A Historical Review of Enzymatic Debridement”, which I wrote in 2003. Since its publication, while the relevant clinical evidence has remained consistent, the amount of biochemical research and knowledge gained has been impressive. In the first chapter a sampling of the typical topical enzymatic debriding agents that have been used in wound care are review Readmore

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Update on COVID-19 Infections and the Promising Role of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapies in their Management

1 Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Oncology Center, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, P.O. Box: 15215, Dammam 31444, Saudi Arabia
2 Section of Cytogenetics, Department of Pathology,King Fahad Specialist Hospital, P.O. Box: 15215, Dammam 31444, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Research and Studies, General Directorate of Health Affairs in Riyadh Region, Ministry of Health, Riyadh 12822, Saudi Arabia

The pandemic of COVID-19 has adversely affected almost every aspect of our lives but the world health and economic sectors suffer most of the repercussions of this disease. The search for a cure for this rapidly spreading virus which is causing massive life losses around the globe requires clear understanding of the immunopathogenesis of this virus as well as the mechanisms of actions of the various ther Readmore

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COVID-19: Perspective, Patterns and Evolving strategies

Department of Medicine, Hindu Rao Hospital & NDMC Medical College, New Delhi, India

The Global Virome: The viruses have a global distribution, phylogenetic diversity, and host specificity. They are obligate intracellular parasites with single- or double-stranded DNA or RNA genomes, and afflict bacteria, plants, animals, and human population. The infecting virus binds to receptor proteins on the host cell surface, followed by internalisation, replication, and cell lysis. Readmore

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Living with COVID-19: The Nemesis, the Hubris, and the Elpis

Senior Chief Medical Officer and Consultant, Department of Medicine, Hindu Rao Hospital and NDMC Medical College, New Delhi, India

The immuno-thrombo-inflammatory disease: COVID-19 is an acute immuno-thrombogenic inflammatory viral disease manifested by dysfunctions related to multiple organs involved in its pathogenesis. Its incidence and prevalence of is related to environmental viability of the virus, various transmission factors associated with the agent and the host, possible modes of transmission, period of infectiousness, and Readmore

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