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Biliary Sludge and Gallstones in Pregnancy: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Natural History
Cholesterol cholelithiasis is more common in women than in men [1-5]. This difference begins at puberty and continues throughout the childbearing years. Most of the epidemiologic studies have shown aExpand
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Desferioxamine increases iron depletion and apoptosis induced by ara‐C of human myeloid leukaemic cells
We investigated whether changes in iron metabolism and the transferrin receptor (TRF‐R) expression were involved in the antileukaemic effects of arabinoside cytosine (ara‐C). Treatment with 100 n MExpand
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Efficacy and safety profile of amifostine in the preoperative combined therapy of esophageal cancer patients.
The aim of this study was to assess the protective effect and the safety profile of amifostine in 16 esophageal cancer patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemo-radiation therapy (group A) compared to 21Expand
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Prenatal diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders by cordocentesis at 12 weeks' gestation
Prenatal diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders is accepted to be a useful procedure to avoid births of infants with homozygous diseases. Advances in sampling and molecular techniques, such as polymeraseExpand
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Biliary sludge and gallstones in pregnancy: Incidence, risk factors, and natural history
‘preterm’ GMs than during ‘writhing’ GMs of full-term newborns. The percentage of co-activation during ‘preterm’ GMs varied considerably. The polyEMG of ‘writhing’ GMs of two preterms, who wereExpand