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Major salivary gland sonography in Sjögren's syndrome: diagnostic value of a novel ultrasonography score (0–12) for parenchymal inhomogeneity
Objective: To validate ultrasonographic criteria for examination of the major salivary glands in the diagnosis of primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Method: A total of 209 consecutive patients withExpand
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Correlation between procalcitonin and intra-abdominal pressure and their role in prediction of the severity of acute pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Early assessment of disease severity and vigilant patient monitoring are key factors for adequate treatment of acute pancreatitis (AP). The aim of this study was to determine theExpand
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Neuroendocrine dysfunction in patients recovering from subarachnoid hemorrhage
OBJECTIVE: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a recently identified risk factor for hypopituitarism, particularly growth hormone (GH) and corticotrophins deficiencies. The aim of our study was toExpand
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Echocardiographic study of early left ventricular remodeling in highly trained preadolescent footballers.
Almost all the studies of athlete's heart have been carried out on adult and older adolescent players; hence the limited data on the cardiac response to exercise in the beginning of the active sportsExpand
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Screening for diabetes among Roma people living in Serbia.
AIM To investigate the prevalence of diabetes in the Roma population in Serbia. METHODS We screened 11 urban and 8 rural Roma communities from October 2006 to May 2008 for the presence of diabetes.Expand
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Insulin-sensitive obese children display a favorable metabolic profile
Most of what is known about the metabolically healthy obese phenomenon is derived from studies in the adult population and no standardized criteria to identify these individuals exist to date. TheExpand
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Nondiabetic patients with either subclinical Cushing's or nonfunctional adrenal incidentalomas have lower insulin sensitivity than healthy controls: clinical implications.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to estimate insulin sensitivity (IS) in nondiabetic patients with adrenal incidentalomas (AI): nonfunctional adrenal incidentalomas (NAI) and patients with AI andExpand
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Improvement of Ventricular-Arterial Coupling in Elderly Patients with Heart Failure After Beta Blocker Therapy: Results from the CIBIS-ELD Trial
AbstractᅟThe interaction between the heart and the arterial system (ventricular-arterial coupling - VA) is an important determinant of cardiovascular performance. Vascular stiffness (Ea) and leftExpand
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Current status and perspectives of interventional clinical trials for glioblastoma – analysis of ClinicalTrials.gov
The records of 208.777 (100%) clinical trials registered at ClinicalTrials.gov were downloaded on the 19th of February 2016. Phase II and III trials including patients with glioblastoma were selectedExpand
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Phosphorylation of leukocyte glucocorticoid receptor in patients with current episode of major depressive disorder
The impaired glucocorticoid receptor (GR) signaling has long been considered one of the cornerstones in understanding the pathophysiology of depression. Since the phosphorylation of GR is veryExpand
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