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Association of intestinal malrotation and Bochdalek hernia in an adult: a case report
BackgroundLate presentations of congenital diaphragmatic hernia are rare and differ from the classic neonatal presentation. The association with other congenital malformations in children, mainlyExpand
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Total tumor load assessed by one-step nucleic acid amplification assay as an intraoperative predictor for non-sentinel lymph node metastasis in breast cancer.
BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine the relationship between CK19 mRNA copy number in sentinel lymph nodes (SLN) assessed by one-step nucleic acid amplification (OSNA) technique, andExpand
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Gastric outlet obstruction in a patient with Bouveret’s syndrome: a case report
BackgroundGallstone ileus accounts for 1% to 4% of cases of mechanical bowel obstruction, but may be responsible for up to 25% of cases in older age groups. In non-iatrogenic cases, gallstoneExpand
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Adenocarcinoma of the ileum: A rare and challenging entity
Introduction Primary small bowel malignancy is unusual and accounts for 1–3% of all gastrointestinal tract neoplasms. Adenocarcinoma is one of the most common histologic types, but its frequencyExpand
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Diabetic retinopathy and associated conditions, what relations hip? A study in Portuguese patients with type 2 diabetes.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in adults in Western countries. There are few studies about this microvascular complication in the Portuguese population. The aim of the presentExpand
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Pneumoperitoneum in peritoneal dialysis patients
Pneumoperitoneum (PP) in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients is a rare complication; however it should be considered to avoid an unnecessary laparotomy and that will also compromise the dialyticExpand
[Diabetic retinopathy and associated conditions, what relationship? A study in Portuguese patients with type 2 diabetes].
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in adults in Western countries. There are few studies about this microvascular complication in the Portuguese population.Expand