Serum Amyloid- Associated Protein

Serum Amyloid- Associated Protein AA protein is composed of protein which is derived from larger precursor protein in the serum called SAA (serum amyloid- associated protein) with molecular weight of 8.5-kD . AA Amyloidosis- It is a disease characterized by the...

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring • Use of drug measurements in body fluids as an aid to management of patients receiving drug therapy for the cure, alleviation or prevention of disease, whilst minimising the risk of toxicity • TDM is never sole basis for individualisation...

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Aneurysm What is it? It is a blood-filled bulge in the wall of a blood vessel. It may involve the aortic arch, thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta, or a combination. It is most commonly caused by atherosclerosis (plaque build-up). The plaque deposits beneath the...

DISORDERS (Part 1)

DISORDERS Some Disorders of Human Development Anencephaly Lack of a forebrain due to failure of the cranial roof to form, leaving the forebrain exposed. The exposed tissue dies, and the fetus is born (or stillborn) with only a brainstem. Live-born anencephalic infants...