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Zonulin Upregulation Is Associated With Increased Gut Permeability in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Relatives
Zonulin, a protein that modulates intestinal permeability, is upregulated in several autoimmune diseases and is involved in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diabetes in the BB/Wor animal model of theExpand
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Evaluating the Acute Abdomen in the Pregnant Patient.
Acute abdominal pain in pregnancy presents diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Ultrasound remains the primary imaging investigation of the pregnant abdomen because of its availability,Expand
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Imaging of stone disease in pregnancy
Renal colic is the most frequent non-obstetric cause for abdominal pain and subsequent hospitalization during pregnancy. Intervention is necessary in patients who do not respond to conservativeExpand
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Influence of serum proteins on fructosamine concentration in multiple myeloma.
Serum fructosamine levels in 36 subjects with various types of multiple myeloma and in 64 normal controls were evaluated by means of a Nitroblue tetrazolium colorimetric assay. Only the IgA myelomaExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging of small bowel neoplasms
Abstract Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is rapidly increasing clinical acceptance to evaluate the small bowel and can be the initial imaging method to investigate small bowel diseases. MRExpand
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MRI of the small-bowel: how to differentiate primary neoplasms and mimickers.
MRI of the gastrointestinal tract is gaining clinical acceptance and is increasingly used to evaluate patients with suspected small-bowel diseases. MRI may be performed with enterography orExpand
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Imaging for acute pelvic pain in pregnancy
AbstractAcute pelvic pain in pregnancy presents diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Standard imaging techniques need to be adapted to reduce harm to the foetus from X-rays because of theirExpand
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To evaluate the feasibility of magnetic resonance imaging in predicting unusual site ectopic pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study
ObjectiveTo evaluate the accuracy of pelvic MRI in the diagnosis of unusual ectopic pregnancy (EP), when ultrasound (US) examination is inconclusive.MethodsWe retrospectively reviewed the medicalExpand
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Acute abdominal and pelvic pain in pregnancy: MR imaging as a valuable adjunct to ultrasound?
BackgroundTo investigate the usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of pregnant women with acute abdominal and pelvic pain after sonographically (US) indeterminateExpand
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Diagnosis of Small-Bowel Diseases: Prospective Comparison of Multi-Detector Row CT Enterography with MR Enterography.
PURPOSE To prospectively compare the accuracies of computed tomographic (CT) enterography and magnetic resonance (MR) enterography for the detection and characterization of small-bowel diseases. Expand
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