2015, Volume 22, Issue 2

Talking About Malpractice: A Possible Future Case

The medical profession is certainly there for thousands of years, the first documented therapeutic methods being used since prehistoric times. Although to date there has been significant advance in this area, current treatments are not infallible, which means that in […]

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An Unusual Presentation of Primary Cutaneous Aggressive Epidermotropic CD8+ T Cell Lymphoma

Primary cutaneous aggressive epidermotropic CD8+ T cell lymphoma is an extremely rare type of cytotoxic lymphoma reported for the first time by Berti et al. in 1999, (1) who described the tumor as a distinct clinico-pathologic entity with an aggressive […]

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Cytoreductive Surgery for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Endometrial Cancer – A Case Report and Literature Review

Endometrial cancer is one of the most common malignancies of the genital tract in women, with an increasing incidence in the last few years. The reported incidence in the United States surpassed 40.00 cases/year while the death rate reached almost […]

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Histopathology and Forensic Diagnostics Difficulties in a Patient with Multiple Affections and Double Cranio-Cerebral Injuries

This paper is a case presentation. This case was chosen because it presented several problems with indicating, with certainty, the cause of death and therefore establishing the tanato-generating mechanism. The patient is a female from the rural environment who dies […]

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Gastrointestinal Angiodysplasia in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and Hepatic Cirrhosis

Angiodysplasia (AD), gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE or watermelon stomach), radiation-induced vascular ectasia and Dieulafoy’s lesions are considered sporadic lesions and they can induce gastrointestinal bleeding (1). AD is the most common vascular abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract, probably the […]

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Impedance Cardiography: The Next Technology in Obstetrics?

Impedance cardiography (ICG) is a noninvasive modality to assess hemodynamic parameters. It uses changes in impedance across the thorax. It can evaluate the thorax fluid capacity which includes extravascular, intravascular and chest water content and, indirectly, represents the degree of […]

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Laparoscopic Management of Concomitant Gallstones and Common Bile Duct Stones – Current Practice and Our Experience

Despite many advances in the last decades the optimal treatment for concomitant gallstones and common bile duct (CBD) stones is still controversial. While for the asymptomatic gallbladder stones the need for surgery is still under debate, there is large consensus […]

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Renal Artery Stenosis – Review Upon Current Diagnosis and Endovascular Treatment in Light of Recent Studies

Renal artery stenosis represents the main cause of secondary hypertension and, due to its progressive profile, leads to end-stage renal disease and important cardiovascular events (1). Despite the large number of trials in this particular field of interest, RAS therapy […]

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Nutritional Impact on Cardiovascular Risk in Chronic Hemodialysed Patients – A Systematic Review

Protein-energy malnutrition is a frequent clinical condition in chronic hemodialysis patients (1). The causes of protein-energy malnutrition are: interaction between blood and dialyzer with subsequent activation of the complement, amino acids and peptides losses when undergoing hemodialysis, metabolic acidosis, chronic […]

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Experimental Research on the Interactions between Selective COX-2 Inhibitors and Antidepressants

Several studies have suggested an association between depression and inflammation (reviewed in 1, 2, 3, 4). Treatment with pro-inflammatory agents (Calmette-Guerin bacillus, endotoxins) causes depressive symptoms (5, 6, 7). Non-steroidal antiinflammatory agents, NSAIDs, particularly the COX-2 selective ones (e.g., celecoxib) […]

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Botulinum Toxin Type A – Possible Anti-Nociceptive Effect on Mice

Botulinum neurotoxin has been used in the treatment of various groups of cronic neuromuscular diseases, which include neuromuscular junction signaling, non-neuromuscular transmission, cholinergic, or non-cholinergic. Having specificity on releasing neurotransmitter vesicles with acetylcholine in the synaptic gap, the main usage […]

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Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysfunction: A Possible Prognostic Marker in Patients with Arterial Pulmonary Hypertension

In the past two decades, the association between the cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction and the cardiovascular mortality has been well documented. This association indicates that individuals with abnormal autonomic function tests are candidates for close surveillance. In type 2 diabetes it […]

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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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