2015, Volume 22, Issue 4

Posterior Pelvic Exenteration for Atypical Recurrence after Surgically Treated and Irradiated Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial carcinoma is the fifth most common malignancy in women worldwide and the most common gynaecologic cancer in developed countries, being associated with increased fat consumption, obesity and exposure to unopposed estrogens (1,2,3). Endometrial cancer is usually diagnosed in an […]

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Intraoperative Monitoring of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve During Thyroidectomy

Following thyroidectomy, the preservation of the recurrent laryngeal nerve is the gold standard. Visual identification of the recurrent laryngeal nerve is mandatory during thyroidectomy. That technique has decreased the rate of permanent palsy during thyroid or parathyroid surgery (1). However, […]

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Controversies and challenges of chronic wound infection diagnosis and treatment

Over the last decade, chronic wounds such as venous or arterial ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure sores, and non-healing surgical wounds were brought into the spotlight of the medical community, due to their increasing prevalence and to their significant economic […]

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Alternative Pathways of Delivering Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Single Center 10 Year Experience on 400 Consecutive…

Heart failure (HF) can be either induced or aggravated by the existence of left ventricular (LV) intraventricular dyssynchrony (IVD). Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can potentially correct LV-IVD in well-characterized populations (see current Guidelines). CRT has demonstrated clear benefits in both […]

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Peripheral Arterial Disease in Hemodialysed Patients

There is increased evidence that the prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in hemodialysed patients is higher than in general population [1,2]. According to ACC/AHA (American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association) guidelines, the following risk factors are associated […]

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Identification of Osteoarthritis with Multiple Joint Involvement in Elderly Institutionalized Patients Concomitant with…

Related to the rehabilitation of patients with osteoarthritis, kinesiotherapy addresses the methods, procedures and methodology that will be used depending on the anatomic, functional and clinical stage of the disease and its location after setting treatment goals. Furthermore, priorities of […]

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Advanced Genital Prolapse – Mesh Surgical Treatment

Genital prolapse is a frequent pathology in women associated with different urological and gynecological complications affecting women `s normal life [1]. It is defined as pelvic organ slipped from their anatomical position through vagina. The pelvic structures which might slip […]

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Parathyroid Hormone-Related Bone Loss in End-Stage Renal Disease: Where to Measure?

Renal osteodystrophy is almost universally found in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Although bone biopsy is the gold standard for assessment of bone status it is infrequently used. Guidelines (KDIGO, 2009) recommend the use of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), […]

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Transoral Approach of the Parapharyngeal Tumors

Parapharyngeal space has the shape of a reversed pyramid with the base at the cranial surface delimited by temporal and sphenoid bone and and the top pointing to the large horn of the hyoid bone.[1] Styloid diaphragm divides the parapharyngeal […]

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Age-Dependent Prevalence of Persistent Wheezing Phenotypes in Romanian Children

Asthma is a heterogeneous group of disease entities with common characteristics such as intermittent respiratory symptoms (wheezing, tightness, cough, dyspnea), reversible airway obstruction and bronchial hyperresponsiveness [1]. Wheezing, caused by airflow restriction through narrowed airways, is the main clinical sign […]

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The Rehabilitation of Elderly Institutionalized Patients with Osteoarthritis (Multiple Joint Involvement) Using…

Osteoarthritis, as a major cause of disability and due to the high prevalence among chronic diseases, represents one of the most important public health problems worldwide [1]. The limitation of physical function and the restriction of independence produce negative effects […]

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

Indexing

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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