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Effect of N-acetylcysteine on plasma cysteine and glutathione following paracetamol administration
SummaryThe effect of oral N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) on plasma sulphhydryls has been studied in healthy volunteers.Following NAC 30 mg·kg−1, total NAC in plasma (i.e. free NAC and NAC as disulphides)Expand
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Serum alpha‐L‐fucosidase. A useful marker in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma
Background and Methods. The value of serum alpha‐L‐fucosidase activity in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) was investigated by determining the enzyme activity levels in 21 patientsExpand
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Transthoracic ultrasound in the evaluation of pulmonary fibrosis: our experience.
The purpose of this study was to identify the ultrasonographic features of mild, moderate and severe pulmonary fibrosis. Between December 2005 and November 2007, transthoracic ultrasonography (US)Expand
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Role of thoracic ultrasound in the assessment of pleural and pulmonary diseases.
Although numerous studies have been conducted on the use of ultrasonography (US) for the examination of thoracic structures, this procedure is not as widely accepted as abdominal US. The newerExpand
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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for the study of peripheral lung lesions: a preliminary study.
The use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for the study of peripheral lung lesions has never been systematically investigated. We evaluated the CEUS patterns of 98 peripheral lung lesions beforeExpand
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Clinical application of transthoracic ultrasonography in inpatients with pneumonia
Eur J Clin Invest 2010; 41 (1): 1–7
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Serum alpha-L-fucosidase activity and early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective study of patients with cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND Serum alpha-L-fucosidase activity is considered a marker of hepatocellular carcinoma. To the authors' knowledge, its clinical usefulness in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinomaExpand
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Ultrasound signs of pulmonary fibrosis in systemic sclerosis as timely indicators for chest computed tomography
Objectives: Systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients in the early stages of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) often have few or no symptoms, normal to borderline pulmonary function tests, and negative chest X-rayExpand
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[Pulsed-wave color Doppler echography of the intrarenal vessels in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and incipient nephropathy].
Diabetic nephropathy affects a subset of about 40% patients with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM); it also develops in a less defined percentage (30-50%) of patients with nonExpand
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[Ureteral jet during medical treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy].
By Color-Doppler ultrasound it's possible to visualize urine flow from ureter into the bladder. Aim of the study was to image these ureteral jets in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)Expand
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