2016, Volume 23, Issue 3

Crohn’s Disease or Intestinal Tuberculosis. A Diagnostic Challenge

TB usually affects the lungs but many other organs may be involved. Intestinal tuberculosis primarily involves the distal ileum and cecum, followed by the jejuno-ileum, colon and rectum. The development of strictures and fistulas mimic Crohn’s disease, and generalized colonic […]

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The Vasopressin System in Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance – a Mini-Review

Metabolic syndrome (MetS), type 2 diabetes, and consequent cardiovascular complications are serious healthcare problems worldwide [1,2]. The prevalence of MetS or its components around the world is variable in different ethnic populations [3,4], and this can be explained by interactions […]

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Recent Advances in the Genetics of Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas

Pheochromocytomas (Pheos) and paragangliomas (Pgls) are rare neuroendocrine tumors, with the same embriologic origin. Based on WHO classification, chromaffin tumors of the adrenal medulla are called Pheos, whereas tumors arising from extra-adrenal chromaffi n cells, along the autonomous nervous chains, […]

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Vitamin D Levels Correlate with Wheezing and Asthma Recurrence in Children

Vitamin D is a secosteroid with a pivotal role in the calcium and phosphate metabolism, two ions that are essential for bone mineralization, neuromuscular activity and general cell functions. Sources of vitamin D are either endogenous (production in the skin […]

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A Long Term Clinical Comparison in Cases of High Volume Benign Prostatic Obstruction – Bipolar Plasma Enucleation Versus…

Despite the constant technological advances achieved during the past decades, large size benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) pathology continues to raise questions concerning the most appropriate therapeutic approach. Interestingly enough, the classical open prostatectomy still represents the standard option for this […]

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Outcome of Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treated with the ALL-BFM 95 Protocol during 2001-2014 at the Pediatric…

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is responsible for 25% of all childhood cancers. The outcome has dramatically changed during the last decades, reaching an overall survival rate of approximately 80% in high-income countries and lower rates in low and middle-income countries […]

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Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Echocardiography – a Useful Non-Invasive Method in Predicting Significant Coronary Artery…

Echocardiography is the first cardiac imaging technique used to evaluate patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). However, in the absence of wall motion abnormalities, conventional echocardiography at rest provides little information. Patients presenting with low risk ACS usually have […]

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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
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CME Credits: 10 (Romanian College of Physicians)

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