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Carcinoid tumour of the appendix in children: a case report
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A case of a carcinoid tumour in the tip of the appendix of a thirteen year old girl which was diagnosed intraoperatively and received isolated appendicectomy due to the small size of the lesion is reported. Expand
Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: Anatomic or Functional Syndrome?
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It is concluded that physicians who encounter athletes with progressive lower leg pain should consider functional popliteal artery entrapment surgery, which can prevent the disease’s progression. Expand
Constipation of anorectal outlet obstruction: Pathophysiology, evaluation and management
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Assessment of patients with severe constipation includes a good history, physical examination and specialized investigations, which contribute to the diagnosis and the differential diagnosis of the cause of the obstructed defecation. Expand
Haemostasis impairment in patients with obstructive jaundice.
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The haemostasis impairment in obstructive jaundice is reviewed with special reference to the hepatic cirrhosis and failure, to systemic inflammation and sepsis that develops in cholestatic diseases, and finally in some other benign or malignant diseases. Expand
The Greek study in the effects of colchicine in COvid-19 complications prevention (GRECCO-19 study): Rationale and study design
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The GRECCO-19 trial aims to identify whether colchicine may positively intervene in the clinical course of COVID-19 and results will be disseminated through peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Expand
Effects of physical conditioning on lipids and arachidonic acid metabolites in untrained boys: a longitudinal study.
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The results showed that relative to the control group, the exercise group had a significant increase in HDL-C and 2,3-dinor-6-keto-PGF(1alpha) concentrations at the end of the 4th and 8th week of training, respectively. Expand
Anorectal incontinence. pathogenesis and choice of treatment.
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Complete functional and anatomical assessment of the anorectum, the anal sphincters, and the pelvic floor is mandatory in all patients with fecal incontinence for the appropriate diagnosis and identification of the cause, the type ofincontinence and the selection of the appropriate treatment. Expand
Cecal epiploica appendix torsion in a female child mimicking acute appendicitis: a case report
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An 8-year-old Greek girl, presented with signs and symptoms mimicking acute abdomen, is reported, the younger one among the other four with cecal epiploica appendix torsion that had been reported in the literature. Expand
Comparison of stroke among Christians and Muslims in Thrace, Greece.
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Lower diabetes and atrial fibrillation rates among the Muslims of Thrace, Greece, might account for their low incidence of stroke. Expand
Rupture of totally implantable central venous access devices (Intraports) in patients with cancer: report of four cases
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Port catheter rupture is a rare but dreaded complication associated with subcutaneous port catheter device placement for chemotherapy and should be managed by an experienced vascular surgeon and interventional radiologist, as in most cases the ruptured catheter can be retrieved by non operative interventional measures. Expand
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