2016, Volume 23, Issue 2

Carcinosarcoma of the Uterine Corpus – a Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature

Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumors (MMMT) also referred to as carcinosarcomas are very rare and extremely aggressive tumors of the uterine corpus accounting for less than 1% of all gynecologic malignancies, 2-5% of all uterine malignancies and more than 15% of […]

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A Rare Tumor – Primary Leiomyosarcoma of Pulmonary Artery. Case Presentation

Pulmonary artery sarcomas (PA) are uncommon the first case was documented in 1923 by Mandel Staam. Leiomyosarcoma, fibrosarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma are the most often histologically confirmed incidences. PA tumor is frequently misinterpreted as thrombo-embolism, as its correct diagnosis is difficult. […]

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The Role of the Extraperitoneal Drainage in the Corrective Surgery of the Intraoperative-Discovered Accidental Lesions of the…

Up to date, one of the most well-known and used classification for defining bile duct lesions belongs to Bismuth [1] and was later assumed by laparoscopic surgery as well. In this classification, the author is taking into consideration the remaining […]

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Genome-Wide Association Scan for Variants Associated with Early-Onset Prostate Cancer in Romania

Prostate cancer incidence varies more than 25-fold worldwide, largely due to the widespread practice of prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and subsequent biopsy [1]. It is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer of men (914.000 new cases per year, accounting […]

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Blood Pressure Control and Quality of Life in Hypertensive Patients Treated with Amlodipine/Valsartan Fixed Dose Combination…

High blood pressure is the world’s most common cause of death, estimated to affect at 4 out of 10 Romanian adults [1-3]. Despite the availability of a wide range of antihyper-tensive drugs, about 70% of treatment hypertensive pa-tients fail to […]

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Is Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation a Suitable Reconstructive Option for Extensive Defects in Burned Patients?…

Vascularized composite tissue allotransplantation (VCA) is a recent reconstructive entity that bases on the restoration of deformity by the allotransplantation of a vascularised tissue unit with more components (skin, muscle, bone, cartilage, bone marrow, tendon, nerve). Since the field emerged […]

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Can Complementary Feeding Patterns Influence Rapid Weight Gain in Infancy?

Current knowledge based on large randomized con-trolled trials documented so far that early protein intake from milk products, in the first six months of life, is associated with various changes in later outcomes regarding body weight or body composition [1,2]. […]

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Burden of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC), is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. There is epidemiologic evidence that in patients with IBD, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) occurs more frequently than in the […]

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The Role of Capsule Endoscopy in Obscure GI Bleeding: Experience of a Tertiary Center in Romania

Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding OGIB represents about 5% of those patients with gastrointestinal bleeding of any type. It is defined as persistent or recurrent bleeding of unknown origin (i.e., recurrent or persistent iron-deficiency anemia, positive fecal occult blood test, or visible […]

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Implications of Interleukins in Liver Fibrosis and Sustained Virological Response in Patients with Viral Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of progressive hepatic disease with a high impact on human health worldwide. Patients with chronic hepatitis C have an increased risk of complications with need of hospitali-zation for different associated pathology. Liver […]

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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 and INDEX COPERNICUS

CNCSIS Category B+ journal
COD 475 pozitia 230

CME Credits: 10 (Romanian College of Physicians)

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