Cynthia Petrovanu

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Though commonly used to assess response to therapy, the prognostic value of interim FDG-PET/CT in Primary Mediastinal Large B-cell Lymphoma (PMBCL) is unclear. We conducted a retrospective study on 36 consecutive patients treated at our institution for a PMBCL between 2006 and 2014. All patients with a positive interim FDG-PET/CT had undergone histological(More)
UNLABELLED Lipid metabolism disorders--breast cancer risk association in postmenopausal women was searched in many studies; the HDL-cholesterol value triggered most of controversies. Some authors plead for increased breast cancer risk in overweight/obese postmenopausal women if HDL is higher while others plead for higher risk if HDL is lower then in general(More)
What does obesity mean? One of the people's health markers is the nutritional steady-state, the mean ponderal equilibrium. The normal weight means the longest life expectancy assuring body weight, from all points of view. The body weight increasing means adipose tissue accumulation and the onset of obesity. Obesity quantification could be made by BMI (body(More)
UNLABELLED Our study is a part of a national study initiated by ARSO (Romanian Association for Study of Obesity). We selected a statistically representative sample (1500 cases). Study was built upon a questionnaire, made by primary care physicians. Anthropometrical data evaluated the obesity (weight, waist circumference and body mass index, BMI) and we(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To analyse obesity and metabolical complications (cardiovascular disease) in an obese population, Iasi county compared to the nonobese population of the same locality. MATERIAL AND METHOD Cross-sectional study on two groups: group 1--the witness group--48 cases normal weight and group 2--the study group--50 obese patients. RESULTS AND(More)