2017 Volume 24

Another Onset Mode for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Emergency Lab, Ultrasound or Both? Case Report and Literature Review

Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic autoimmune disease, with complex etiology and multiple genetic, immunologic, hormonal factors[1]. The onset could be insidious, like in the most patients or acute, with synovitis and extra-articular manifestations, encountered in 10% of patients[1]. We report […]

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Hypospadias – the Surgical Treatment Performed in “Grigore Alexandrescu” Emergency Clinical Hospital for Children

Hypospadias represents one of the most frequent con-genital anomalies, in 1 out of 300 male newborns, involving significant biological and socioeconomical implications. Furthermore, recent studies show an increase in its incidence, even after ajusting it according to race, geographic region […]

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Essential Aspects in Ensuring the Efficient Management of Ovarian Tumors in Children in Case of an Acute or Chronic Setting

Considering the unspecific signs and symptoms asso-ciated to ovarian tumors, a proper diagnostic procedure must be followed in order to establish the most suitable therapeutic approach. Furthermore, there is no correlation between the clinical presentation of the patient and the […]

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Radionuclide Imaging. An Update on the Use of Dynamic Renal Scintigraphy

Renal scintigraphy is a nuclear medicine technique that uses medical radioactive isotopes for the evaluation of the renal function. Functional data complete clinical and anatomical data obtained through other imaging techniques and can assist the clinician in the diagnostic and […]

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The Impact of Testicular Cancer on Fertility – Literature Review

Testicular cancer has an increased incidence among young males (15-35 years old)[1]. The incidence in testicular cancer for this category of patients is quite high, 7.52 new cases for 100000 people. The predominant histopathological subtypes among fertile-aged young males are […]

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The Diagnosis of Urological Neoplasm in Dialysis Patients – a Brief Review

The ideea of this review arised from a small lot of patients recently evaluated by a joint team of urologists and nephrologists in one of the largest dialysis departments in Bucharest, Romania. We decided to review the existing medical literature […]

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Important Aspects to Take Into Consideration When Administering Cytotoxic Chemotherapy. A Review

In the last decade, huge efforts have been made to optimize and personalize oncological treatment. Many novel therapies and better combinations of older ones have been implemented. Even if novelty is always exciting, one has take into consideration that the […]

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The Versatility, Plasticity and Esthetic Aspect of Latissimus Dorsi Muscle-Cutaneous Flap in Breast Reconstruction – Case Report

In the last decades, the approach manner of the defects of the soft parts post-mastectomy developed significantly together with the innovative surgical techniques of oncoplastic surgery. Among these techniques, the reconstruction of the breast with LD flap and implant continues […]

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Complicated Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax – Challenges to Overcome: Case Report and Literature Review

The studies concerning spontaneous pneumothorax in children offer a limited amount of information about the best approach with regard to the patients who require surgical treatment of this condition. The less severe forms respond to conservative treatment which consists of […]

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Versatility of the Cross-Finger Flap for Reconstruction of the Thumb

It is well known that the thumb is responsible for 40% of the hand function. Th erefore, preserving its length and mobility represents the main objective of the plastic surgeon while choosing the most appropriate reconstruction technique[1]. When resurfacing of […]

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Complex Treatment of a High-Energy Proximal Femur Fracture in a Young Adult – a Case Presentation

Highly comminutive proximal femur fractures in yo-ung healthy adults often occur after high energy trau-ma, such as traffic accidents[1]. The classification of fracture type poses a difficulty, as highly comminuted fractures don’t necessarily respect the anatomical regions of the proximal […]

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How Complicated a Complicated Case Can Become?

The incidence of work related injuries is high worldwide. More than 300 million accidents happen during work and are responsible for almost 2 millions of deaths. The incidence of crush syndrome is 2-15% in all trauma patients and frequently can […]

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Optimizing the Surgical Approach in Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis – the Utility of Different Types of Surgical Incisions

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is the most common surgical indication for children during the first six months of life[1]. In infants with HPS, the pyloric canal is elongated, its muscular walls severely thickened with an edematous mucosa. As a result, […]

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Predictive Factors in Compressive Neuropathies Treatment Outcome

Peripheral nerve damage may lead to substantial mor-bidity, and the costs associated with these conditions can be elevated for both the individual and society. Nerve entrapment syndromes represent a common occurrence, but sometimes are not correctly diagnosed. They appear more […]

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How Can the Number of Diseased People Be Reduced in General by Implementing One Health Concept (ONE HEALTH WHITE BOOK)

From our point of view, the living environmentrefers to the sum total of events that take place around-the-clock in a living area that includes the soil alongside air, and water, including all living creatures(plants, animals and humans), plus the invisible […]

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A Curious Case of Rhinophyma in a 73-Year-Old Patient

Rhinophyma is a benign tumor characterized by a pro-gressive hypertrophy of the nose soft tissues, with a re-ddish and bulky appearance, affecting most frequently elderly Caucasian males[1], which may also cause functional airway obstruction. It is believed to be the […]

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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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