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BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the most common second primary cancer. We investigated whether the TNF-alpha-308 and TNF-alpha-238 polymorphisms were associated with the susceptibility and severity of lung cancer as the second primary cancer (LC2). MATERIAL/METHODS This study included 104 patients from the group LC2. The control subjects included 2 groups. The(More)
Scuba diving has become increasingly popular in the last 20 yr. Although it is considered safe, accidents, sometimes with fatal outcomes, do occur. The incidence of diving-related CNS barotrauma is low and it has been reported very infrequently. The clinical presentation may range from minimal dysesthesias to complete quadriplegia, encephalopathy, or death.(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease and, apart from protecting patients, attention must be given to protecting the persons who come in contact with them, especially nurses and medical practitioners. A 43-year-old immunocompetent male nurse developed occupationally disseminated TB after contact with patients affected by active TB (culture positive)(More)
EINLEITUNG: Mitralklappenprolaps ist eine häufige Diagnose bei Patienten mit primärem Spontanpneumothorax. Es wird davon ausgegangen, dass der Mitralklappenprolaps und der primäre Spontanpneumothorax eine Manifestation von systemischen Anomalien des Bindegewebes sein könnte. Ziel dieser Studie war es, die Prävalenz von Mitralklappenprolaps bei Patienten(More)
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