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The records of 40 patients with cancer and 684 patients without cancer admitted to a medical critical care unit were reviewed for the purpose of comparing survival. Patients with cancer had a higher mortality (55%, 22/40) than the patients without cancer (17%, 118/864). Patients with cancer and respiratory failure had a higher mortality (75%, 18/24) than(More)
The prospective studies included 178 patients (43 men and 135 women) aged 30 to 68 years, treated because of rheumatoid arthritis (R.A.). All of them were subjected to systemic cryotherapy, considerin the total antioxidant states in the serum registered before and after the cryotherapic treatment. Fluctuations of serum antioxidants were referred to selected(More)
In a group of 112 patients aged 65 to 72 years with chronic gastritis (48 persons), a peptic ulcer (30 persons), a duodenal ulcer (34 persons) bacteriological examinations were conducted aiming at determining the sensitivity to antibiotics of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) strains isolated from the month (gingival pockets), the stomach or duodenal mucous,(More)
The analysis included 80 patients (48 men and 32 women) aged 65 to 87 years, treated because of cancer of the stomach (34 causes) or of the large bowel (46 causes). In all the patients as well as in a control group made up of persons who were treated because of non-neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract the determinations were conducted of(More)
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