2018 Volume 25

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome – a Surgical Emergency

Over the past six decades, abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) remained a very controversial subject, both in surgical and non-surgical specialties. Doctors failed to understand why critically ill patients died in the ICU with distended abdomens without fi nding any cause […]

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Intestinal Obstruction Secondary to Postoperative Peritoneal Adhesions: the Tolerability of the Conservative Treatment

The present study aims to determine the mean duration of the conservative management that can be tolerated by the patients with intestinal obstruction secondary to the postoperative peritoneal adhesions, in order to postpone the surgical intervention. Material and method: The […]

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Adult ADHD, Comorbidities and Impact on Functionality in a Population of Individuals with Personality Disorders DSM IV and DSM 5 Perspectives

The presence of depression, substance use disorders other than alcohol and alcohol use disorders are not signifi cant in the differentiation of ADHD patients from the population of personality disorder nonADHD patients. The overall severity and the impact on functionality […]

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Open Fractures – Time from Trauma to Efficient Surgical Debridement Is the Key Factor for Post-Traumatic Infection

Open fractures represent a challenging aspect of modern traumatology with high individual and social impact especially due to septic complications which require prolonged hospitalization, repeated surgery and considerable costs. That is why medical research is directed to establishing the most […]

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Hypercholesterolemia, as a Predictor Factor of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

Dyslipidemia constitutes a well-known factor that can lead to acute pancreatitis. Hypertrigliceridemia and hypercholesterolemia are part of dyslipidemia. In a prospecitve study, we analyzed the role of hypercholesterolemia in triggering episodes of acute pancreatitis and the capacity of cholesterol blood […]

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Postoperative Peritoneal Adhesion Syndrome – a Challenging Issue in Laparoscopic Surgery

The presence of the peritoneal adhesions during surgery represents an element that can negatively influence the intra- and postoperative evolution of the patients. This article aims to evaluate the impact of the peritoneal adhesions on the postoperative recovery of the […]

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The Labyrinth Behind an Acute Respiratory Failure

Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure may have different causes. Case presentation: We present the case of a 42-year-old woman, with history of recent thyroidectomy and a late history of sleeve gastrectomy, who presented for acute dyspnoea. The chest X-ray revealed hydropneumothorax, […]

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A Case of Neurodegenerative Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a myeloproliferative neoplasm of pathologic dendritic cells (DC). This is supported by the clonality of these cells, the recurrent mutations in BRAF-V600E and other MAPK pathway genes, the identification of the BRAF-V600E mutation in hematopoietic […]

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Another Approach of Resistant Hypertension: What to Do When the Pharmacological Treatment Fails?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an important risk factor for elevated blood pressure (BP), especially in patients with resistant hypertension (RHT)[1]. HT physiopathology in OSA patients involves aspects such as secondary sympathetic hyper reactivity because of intermittent hypoxia, decreased barometric […]

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X-linked Lissencephaly: a Smooth Brain and a Rough Journey for a 15-Year-Old-Patient

The cerebral cortex shows a precise layering of multiple neuronal types with distinct form and function, essential for the cognitive functions that define us as humans. Remarkably, cortical neurons are not formed in the cortex itself but in specialized proliferative […]

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Aggressive Nasal Type Extranodal Natural killer/T-cell Lymphoma Presenting as Refractory Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis…

We present a rare case of nasal type extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma mimicking granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), in order to highlight the difficulties in the differential diagnosis of destructing nasal lesions. Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type is a rare type of […]

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Unusual Combination of Posterior Femoral Head Dislocation and Ipsilateral Intertrochanteric Open Fracture: Case Report

The combination of posterior femoral head dislocation with ipsilateral intertrochanteric fracture is an extremely rare occurrence, therefore, few reports exist. The posterior femoral head dislocation is an injury most common encountered in road traffic accident (dash-board) and may associate various […]

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Results in Breast Reconstruction – Retrospective Study

In the last century, the breast reconstruction after mastectomy has become an important element of the multicentric treatment of the patients suffering from breast cancer. Breast reconstruction was initially developed to reduce the complications of mastectomy and the deformations of […]

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Symptoms of Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in a Sample of Personality Disorder Patients

ADHD and personality disorders are known to have clinical presentations that sometimes share different symptoms. Their characteristics are pervasive, relatively stable over the years. This study tries to determine the prevalence of attention deficit and hyperactivity/im-pulsivity symptoms in a population […]

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Endometriosis-Associated Infertility

Endometriosis is definined as the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterine cavity and it presumably affects 10-15% of reproductive aged women. The prevalence of endometriosis appears to be higher in women in Philippines, Indian, Japanese and Korean origin[1]. Clinical […]

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Management of Hypertension in the Elderly by Modern Methods

An increasing public health concern is the hypertensi-on in the elderly (above the age of 65 years)[1], which is under-recognized as a major contributor to premature disability and institutionalization[2]. Numerical increase in older people and consequently the consumption of drugs, […]

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Update on Rehabilitation Protocol Following ACL Reconstruction

Anterior cruciate ligament lessions represent one of the most frequently met injuries of the knee, with an increasing incidence depending on the statistics, most of them occuring in athletes or young adults[1-5]. The re-construction of the anterior cruciate ligament can […]

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Methods of Transvaginal Ultrasound Examination in Endometriosis

“Endometriosis is a chronic, hormone-dependent condition with a nonspecific clinical picture, including chronic pelvic pain, a disturbing symptom that causes the patient to seek specialist medical advice”[1]. It is a chronic, often progressive, condition that affects women of reproductive age […]

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Renal Artery Thromboembolism in Paroxysmal Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

Renal thromboembolism is a rare, but severe condition in non-valvular paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, that could remain underdiagnosed. Due to atrial fibrillation the embolus is organized in left atrium and auricle then reach the renal artery with subsequently ischemia. Renal colic […]

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Intravascular Papillary Endothelial Hyperplasia – Case Report

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH), first described by Pierre Masson in 1923 is an uncommon benign vascular lesion that involves the skin or the soft tissue[1]. IPEH represents 2-4% of vascular tumors arising in the skin and soft tissue[2]. 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 and INDEX COPERNICUS

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CME Credits: 10 (Romanian College of Physicians)

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