2014, Volume 21, Issue 3

The Use of Ultrasonic Aspirator in the Surgery of the Fibrous Dysplasia Involving the Skull Base

Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia is a non-malignant disease. It appears due to the mutations of the GNAS gene that results in inhibition of the differentiation and proliferation of bone-forming stromal cells and leads to the replacement of normal bone and marrow […]

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POSTERIOR PELVIC EXENTERATION FOR ADVANCED, UNRESPONSIVE TO RADIATION THERAPY CERVICAL CANCER – A CASE REPORT

Although pelvic exenterations represent aggressive surgical procedures which might associate physical and psychological problems and a worsened body image, they are the only potential solution with curative intent in centro-pelvic tumors originating from both digestive and gynecologic tract. (1,2,3) In […]

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The Use of Coblation in the Surgery of the Juvenile Angiofibroma

Coblation is a surgical technology which consists in delivering radiofrequency energy to soft tissue. This technology uses radiofrequency in a bipolar mode with a conductive solution, such as saline (1). It energizes the ions in the saline to form localized […]

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Narrow Band Imaging – From Technological Progress to Superior Urothelial Cancer Diagnostic

Bladder cancer represents the most common malignancy of the urinary tract and the 7th most frequent cancer in men and 17th in women. The prevalence of this malignancy varies between regions and countries. In Europe for example, the highest age-standardized […]

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Multiple Benefic Effects of the Systemic Exposure to the Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate

In the twentieth century, the widespread use of quinacrine by the U.S. military as malaria prophylaxis was accompanied by other observations suggesting efficacy for treatment of rheumatologic diseases [1]. During the 1950s, the hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) derivative of quinacrine showed a […]

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HYPONATREMIA IN PREDIALYSIS HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS: AN UPDATE ON CLINICAL DATA AND MANAGEMENT

Hyponatremia, with an incidence of 15 – 22%, is considered when serum sodium levels are < 135 mEq/L (in institutionalized geriatric patients, in 1 – 4% to 7 – 53% cases there have been reported values below 130 mEq/L) [1-3]. […]

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PERFORATORS OF THE CALF ARTERIES – ANATOMICAL STUDY

In reconstructive surgery, perforator flaps have a short history. Not more than 27 years ago, Nakajima et al. described the six types of perforator vessels known at present: direct cutaneous, direct septocutaneous, direct cutaneous branch of muscular vessel, perforating cutaneous […]

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Split-thickness Skin Grafting in the Treatment of Surgically Operated Diabetic Foot. A Retrospective 2-Year Study (2010-2011)

Diabetes mellitus is a major health problem with significant impact on the quality of life, due to both its complications and comorbidities and due to the costs it generates. There is widespread agreement that the incidence of the disease has […]

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Dispersion of Ventricular Repolarization in Relation to Blood Pressure Values in Essential Hypertension

Hypertension associates with sudden cardiac death, its relationship with ventricular arrhythmias being demonstrated by numerous studies (1). Multiple mechanisms were proposed in order to explain this association, involving both structural and electrophysiological myocardial changes. The electrical ventricular remodeling includes non-uniform […]

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ISSN-online 2360-2473
ISSN-L 1223-0472
ISSN-print 1223-0472

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The Modern Medicine / Medicina Moderna is indexed by EBSCO, DOAJUEFSCDI, and INDEX COPERNICUS

CNCSIS Category B+ journal
COD 475 pozitia 230

CME Credits: 10 (Romanian College of Physicians)

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