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Dual or single hepatitis B and C virus infections in childhood cancer survivors: long-term follow-up and effect of interferon treatment.
We conducted a long-term prospective study of 89 cancer survivor children who had acquired hepatitis B virus (HBV) and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV) during treatment for neoplasia, the aim being toExpand
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Serum HCV RNA Levels Correlate with Histological Liver Damage and Concur with Steatosis in Progression of Chronic Hepatitis C
The role of HCV RNA levels and host factors in the severity of liver injury was studied. Enrolled were 298 consecutive liver biopsy-proven chronic hepatitis (CH) C patients (179 men; median age: 52Expand
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[Syndrome X and microvascular angina].
The term X syndrome is used to indicate a group of patients who present anginous symptoms and ischemic-type electrocardiographic alterations which appear during exercise tolerance tests, dipiridamolExpand
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Anal transitional zone adenocarcinoma following restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis: case report and review of literature.
Conservative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the intervention of choice for severe ulcerative colitis (UC) requiring surgery. Sporadically, the occurrence ofExpand
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[Postoperative treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in a patient operated for oral cancer].
A case of alcohol withdrawal occurred in a patient affected by cancer of the oral cavity is reported. The patient underwent resection of the floor of the oral cavity, partial glossectomyExpand
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Steatosis is a determinant of fibrosis progression in chronic hepatitis C and is correlated both with body composition and viral factors
The knowledge of factors which induced progression of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) is of pr ima~ importance for cfinical, prognostic and therapeutic implications. The aim of this study was to evaluateExpand
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Prospective validation of the International Warfarin Pharmacogenetics Consortium algorithm in high-risk elderly people (VIALE study)
We assessed the predictive accuracy of the Warfarin Pharmacogenetics Consortium (IWPC) algorithm in a prospective cohort of 376 high-risk elderly patients (≥65 years) who required new treatment withExpand
Periprocedural management of antithrombotic therapy and open issues in cancer patients.
Perioperative management of patients who are receiving anticoagulant or antiplatelet drugs and require surgical or invasive procedure is a dilemma for clinicians. The discontinuation exposes theExpand
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[Role of EUS in a diagnostic and staging algorithm of pancreatic carcinoma: the surgeon point of view].
Survival of pancreatic cancer is improved by surgery and is related to R0 resection. An accurate diagnosis and a careful staging are mandatory. Differential diagnosis must be estabilished between theExpand