Dr. Julius J. Deren

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Cardiovascular pathology is frequent in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction is its common findings. The aim of the study was to assess the systolic and diastolic function of the left ventricle (LV) in SLE patients without clinically evident cardiovascular disease, using pulsed Doppler echocardiography. Another(More)
Helicobacter pylori is present in the antral region of the stomach in a majority of patients with gastritis type B. The specific mechanism whereby the organism participates in the development of disease remains uncertain. Since the organism is not invasive, we postulate thatH. pylori produces a chemoattractant that recruits inflammatory cells to the antral(More)
A subset of individuals, including those with Addisonian pernicious anemia, are subject to the development of atrophy of the acid-pepsin secreting portion of the stomach in association with antiparietal cell and antiintrinsic factor antibodies. Remarkably, however, the antral portion of the stomach is preserved (type A gastritis of Strickland and McKay)(More)
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