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Interleukins in preeclampsia.
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is a multisystemic disorder of unknown etiology. Recently, endothelial damage has been implicated in its cause. The objective of this study was to determine the role ofExpand
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Serum concentrations of interleukin 6, osteocalcin, intact parathyroid hormone, and markers of bone resorption in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To analyze serum concentrations of interleukin 6 (IL-6), osteocalcin, intact parathyroid hormone (PTH), and type 1 collagen carboxyterminal telopeptide (ICTP) as well as the urinaryExpand
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A clinico-epidemiological study of HIV seroconcordant and serodiscordant couples
Background: The aim of the present study was to assess the epidemiological and risk factors that are likely to influence HIV transmission among married couples and to study the pattern of sexuallyExpand
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Cytoplasmic colloid inclusions in thyroid lesions: a cytomorphological study based on fine needle aspiration
Introduction:  Intracytoplasmic lumens (ICL) with or without magenta material and transgressing vessels are features of Hürthle cell neoplasms (HCN). After detection of intracytoplasmic colloidExpand
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Retrospective utilization patterns of antidepressant medications
To investigate the prevailing prescribing practices in the treatment of depression and to determine whether these practices reflects research findings. Patient profiles were reviewed retrospectivelyExpand
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Urine levels of type 1 collagen cross-linked N-telopeptides and deoxypyridinoline correlate with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to find out whether spot urinary concentrations of type 1 collagen cross-linked N-telopeptides (NTx) and deoxypyridinoline (Pyrilinks-D) can differentiate betweenExpand
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Reference intervals for some serum biochemical markers of bone metabolism in Kuwait.
Using the Hitachi 717 Selective Multichannel analyser, we established reference intervals for serum albumin (37-9 g/l); measured serum calcium (2.14-2.54 mmol/l); corrected serum calcium (2.25-2.60Expand
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Serum B2-microglobulin concentration correlates with urinary concentrations of type 1 collagen cross-linked N-telopeptides and deoxypyridinoline in rheumatoid arthritis.
BACKGROUND Determination of serum ss2-microglobulin concentration, an invasive procedure, has been advocated for monitoring patientsA centAA response to treatment in rheumatoid arthritis. The objectExpand
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