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[Elective surgery in recurrent colon cancer with peritoneal seeding: when to and when not to proceed].
Peritoneal carcinomatosis occurs in about 10% of patients with colon cancer. Patients with progressive disease develop complications, with a median survival of 9 months. Our goal is to present a newExpand
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Mesenteric cystic neoformations: Report of two cases
The authors present two case reports of mesenteric cystic neoformations which they themselves observed and, with the help of the literature regarding this pathology, discuss the problems of bothExpand
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Mediterranean diet and colorectal cancer: A systematic review.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, especially in developed countries where an estimated 60% of all cases occur. There is evidence of a higher risk for CRC in WesternExpand
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Influence of coffee and caffeine consumption on atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patients.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Coffee and caffeine are widely consumed in Western countries. Little information is available on the influence of coffee and caffeine consumption on atrial fibrillation (AF) inExpand
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Does stem cell therapy induce myocardial neoangiogenesis? Histological evaluation in an ischemia/reperfusion animal model
Background In an experimental model in the rabbit, a myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury was obtained. Subsequently, the effects of homologous bone marrow stem cell (BMSC) administration wereExpand
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Cardiac involvement in systemic sclerosis: identification of high-risk patient profiles in different patterns of clinical presentation
Cardiology Division, Azienda Ospedaliera Modena, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Department of Surgical, Medical and Dental Department of Morphological Sciences related to Transplant,Expand
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Adherence to Mediterranean diet and intake of antioxidants influence spontaneous conversion of atrial fibrillation.
BACKGROUND AND AIM The Mediterranean diet (MedD) has long been associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular disease. Little information is available on association between MedD, vitamins intakeExpand
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Lack of evidence for an association between seminoma and human papillomavirus infection using GP5+/GP6+ consensus primers
Testicular germ cell tumors account for about 1% of all cancers. The incidence of these tumors is increasing and they represent the most common solid malignancies of young men aged 15–40 years withExpand
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Impact of obesity on heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in cardiac surgery patients.
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Mediterranean diet impact on cardiovascular diseases: a narrative review
&NA; Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for more than 17 million deaths per year worldwide. It has been estimated that the influence of lifestyle on CVD mortality amounts to 13.7% for smoking,Expand
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