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BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection is a world-wide common disease and leads to many gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses. It is suggested that one of these respiratory illnesses is lung cancer. METHODS Forty-three patients with non-small cell lung cancer and 28 control subjects have been included to this study. H. pylori status of the patients(More)
AIM It has been reported that people with asthma may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders due to direct involvement of common inflammatory mediators. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is also characterized by inflammation, In this study, we hypothesised that the prevalence of MetS would increase in patients with asthma. Based on(More)
Abschliel3end wird der Fall einer 45jfihrigen Patientin mit pulsierenden Ohrgerfiuschen und progredienter Schalleitungsschwerh6rigkeit seit 10 Jahren gezeigt. Dabei wurde die Operation zur radikalen Mastoidektomie erweitert, da der Tumor sich im Epitympanon und im Antrum Mastoideum ausdehnte. Diese M6glichkeit stellt einen Vorteil der Technik nach Farrior,(More)
BACKGROUND Impaired lung function and insulin resistance have been associated and thereby have also been indicated to be powerful predictors of cardiovascular mortality. Therefore, the co-existence of insulin resistance and impaired lung function accompanied with cardiovascular risk factors should induce cardiovascular mortality even in patients without(More)
Methotrexate is the folic acid analogue drug that used in various dermatological disorders, especially in psoriasis. Cutaneous and systemic side effects can be seen during methotrexate treatment. A 58-year-old female patient presented with persistent cough last one month. The patients past medical history was remarkable for psoriasis, for which she was on(More)
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