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Portopulmonary hypertension and hepatopulmonary syndrome: a clinician-oriented overview
Liver disease and portal hypertension can be associated with pulmonary vascular complications, including portopulmonary hypertension (POPH), characterised by an elevated mean pulmonary arteryExpand
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High Diversity of vacA and cagA Helicobacter pylori Genotypes in Patients with and without Gastric Cancer
Background Helicobacter pylori is associated with chronic gastritis, peptic ulcers, and gastric cancer. The aim of this study was to assess the topographical distribution of H. pylori in the stomachExpand
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Pulmonary vascular complications in portal hypertension and liver disease: a concise review.
Chronic liver disease and/or portal hypertension may be associated with one of the two pulmonary vascular complications: portopulmonary hypertension and hepatopulmonary syndrome. These pulmonaryExpand
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Salmonella sp group A: a rare cause of bacterascites. A case report.
Bacterascites (BA) is a minimally studied and defined entity. Its prognosis and clinical course are not well defined, and currently there are no management guidelines. We present a rare cause of BAExpand
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Xanthelasmas and xanthomatas striatum palmare in primary biliary cirrhosis.
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease that usually affects middle-aged women. The cause of PBC remains unknown, although genetic and immunologic factors appear toExpand
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Liver transplantation for neurologic Wilson's disease: reflections on two cases within a mexican cohort.
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation (LT) in Wilson s disease (WD) is mostly indicated when progressing liver disease or acute liver failure occurs. In patients with neurological manifestations, thisExpand
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Patogénesis de la miastenia gravis
La miastenia gravis es un trastorno neuromuscular, autoinmune y adquirido, caracterizado por debilidad y fatigabilidad de los musculos esqueleticos. En los ultimos 20 anos se han generado importantesExpand
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Cardiac conduction disturbances in mixed connective tissue disease.
BACKGROUND Myocardial involvement occurs in about 20% of patients with mixed connective tissue disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of conduction disturbances, theirExpand
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Hepatoblastoma in adult age. A case report and literature review.
Hepatoblastoma (HB) rarely occurs in adults. We report herein the unusual case of a 19-year-old, otherwise healthy woman with no history of liver disease who presented with upper abdominal pain andExpand
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A giant hepatic hemangioma treated successfully with hepatic enucleation.
A giant hepatic hemangioma treated successfully with hepatic enucleation. Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the conception and design, analysis and interpretation of data, andExpand
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