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Gastroenterologic and radiologic approach to obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: how, why, and when?
Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a common clinical condition that is increasingly seen in an aging population and frequently requires hospitalization and intervention, with significant morbidity andExpand
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Thoracic, abdominal and musculoskeletal involvement in Erdheim-Chester disease: CT, MR and PET imaging findings
AbstractBackgroundErdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare, non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis with characteristic radiological and histological features. This entity is defined by a mononuclearExpand
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Left ventricular diastolic function in type 2 diabetes mellitus and the association with coronary artery calcium score: a cardiac MRI study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare cardiac MRI-derived parameters of left ventricular (LV) diastolic function between uncomplicated type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) and normoglycemicExpand
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ras oncoproteins in human plasma from lung cancer patients and healthy controls.
In order to explore the significance of ras oncoproteins in plasma in the carcinogenic process, we have examined samples from 40 Polish human lung cancer patients prior to treatment. They wereExpand
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Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging assessment of diastolic dysfunction in a population without heart disease: a gender-based study
ObjectivesAsymptomatic left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction is increasingly recognised as an important diagnosis. Our goal was to study the prevalence and gender differences in subclinical LVExpand
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Cytogenetic damage and ras p21 oncoprotein levels from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), untreated lung cancer and healthy controls.
The purpose of the present communication was to determine in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), untreated lung cancer and healthy controls if there was a possible associationExpand
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Ras p21 protein levels in human plasma from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) compared with lung cancer patients and healthy controls.
To explore the value of an increase in ras p21 proteins in plasma as a biomarker for the carcinogenic process or for the general disease state, we have directly analysed for ras p21 proteins, plasmaExpand
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Left atrial dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus: insights from cardiac MRI
AbstractObjectivesThe left atrium (LA) modulates left ventricular filling through reservoir, conduit and booster pump functions. Only limited data exist on LA involvement in type 2 diabetes mellitusExpand
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Examination of ras oncoproteins in human plasma from healthy controls and workers exposed to petroleum emissions, including benzene-related compounds.
Ras oncoproteins in blood plasma from workers exposed to petroleum emissions and unexposed controls were examined from Polish and Estonian samples. Twenty-four workers and 35 unexposed controls wereExpand
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Relations between Cardiac and Visual Phenotypes in Diabetes: A Multivariate Approach
Cardiovascular disease and diabetes represent a major public health concern. The former is the most frequent cause of death and disability in patients with type 2 diabetes, where left ventricularExpand
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