Andy Petroianu

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BACKGROUND Despite the rich vascular arcade of the stomach, gastric ischemia represents an important medical challenge and can be the consequence of obstructive or non-obstructive vascular processes of pathological or iatrogenic origin. AIM To assess the effects of acute gastric ischaemia on the different regions of the stomach. METHOD Fifteen New(More)
INTRODUCTION Intussusception in adult is rarely caused by idiopathic conditions. Main causes are inflammatory diseases, benign or malignant tumors and motility disorders. As a benign cause, lipomas appear as a particularly rare gastrointestinal intraluminal tumor occurring with highest incidence in the colon, mostly in the caecum and ascending colon. (More)
INTRODUCTION Complications arising from the use of central venous catheters are numerous, but cardiac tamponade is a complication well defined, very rare and often fatal. The mortality rate is 47-77% in the literature. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report a case of successful diagnosis and treatment of cardiac tamponade by parenteral nutrition in a 31-year-old(More)
RATIONALE To assess the importance of the new radiographic sign of faecal loading in the cecum for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis, in comparison with other inflammatory diseases, and to verify the maintenance of this radiographic sign after surgical treatment of appendicitis. METHODS 470 consecutive patients admitted to the hospital due to acute(More)
RATIONALE Alcoholics are more likely to have infections, mainly in the respiratory system. Alcohol seems to inhibit the immune system. Despite the extensive literature related to alcoholism, data related to the immune system are still not conclusive. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to verify the influence of acute alcohol intake on colloid(More)
Background-The most common incisions for parotidectomy consist of opening or pre periauricular extended to the submandibular or cervical region. They can accompany themselves ragged scars, causing local skin deformities. Aim-The purpose of this study was to evaluate the treatment of parotid surgical diseases using periauricular incision. Method – Thirty(More)
It has been shown that vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) injected into the nucleus tractus solitarius inhibits alanine absorption across the jejunum. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of VIP injection into the nucleus tractus solitarius on jejunal absorption of electrolytes in the rat. Fifty-three Wistar rats were submitted(More)
Although splenectomy is helpful in the management of selected patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), in most cases this procedure is accompanied by a greater morbidity and mortality, mainly due to sepsis. Thus, it may be proposed that a conservative procedure that reduces the spleen size may have an effect similar to that of total spleen ablation(More)
It has been shown that vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) injected into the nucleus tractus solitarius and into the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus inhibits alanine absorption across the jejunum. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of VIP injection into the nucleus tractus solitarius on jejunal absorption of glucose in the(More)