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Therapeutic Options for the Management of the Cardiorenal Syndrome
Patients with heart failure often present with impaired renal function, which is a predictor of poor outcome. The cardiorenal syndrome is the worsening of renal function, which is accelerated byExpand
Spontaneous uterine rupture in a primigravid woman in the early third trimester attributed to adenomyosis: A case report and review of the literature
We report a rare case of spontaneous uterine rupture of an unscarred uterus caused by adenomyosis in the early third trimester. A 33‐year‐old primigravid woman was referred to our department becauseExpand
Necrotizing Fasciitis Complicating Pregnancy: A Case Report and Literature Review
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, life-threatening surgical infection in pregnancy with high rates of morbidity and mortality. A 15-year-old primigravid woman, at 28 weeks of gestation with noExpand
Intraabdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor: Report of a case and literature review.
INTRODUCTION Desmoplastic small round cell tumor is a rare malignancy with poor prognosis that predominantly affects young males. Its etiopathogenesis is still unknown and diagnosis can be achievedExpand
An immunohistochemical analysis of sex-steroid receptors, tumor suppressor gene p53 and Ki-67 in the normal and neoplastic uterine cervix squamous epithelium.
INTRODUCTION Malignant transformation of sex-steroid dependent tissues is associated with the loss of expression of sex steroid receptors as well as of the tumor suppression gene p53. The aim of thisExpand
The prognostic role of preoperative serum CA 125 levels in patients with endometrial carcinoma.
PURPOSE Previous studies have shown that elevated preoperative serum CA 125 levels strongly correlate with various clinical and pathological variables and prognosis of patients with endometrialExpand
Transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration of benign ovarian cysts
Abstract In our study, we evaluate the diagnostic and therapeutic efficacy of transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration of benign ovarian cysts in selected patients. A total of 46 women with benignExpand
The Expression of Omental 11β-HSD1 Is Not Increased in Severely Obese Women with Metabolic Syndrome
Objective: Plasma cortisol in obese subjects does not differ from that in normoweight subjects. Extra-adrenal cortisol production by 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11β-HSD1) can result inExpand
A case of severe ADAMTS13 deficiency presenting as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in pregnancy.
INTRODUCTION Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare life-threatening disorder characterized by thrombocytopenia and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia. It is caused by the absent or severeExpand
Expression of phosphorylated Akt, mTOR and MAPK in type I endometrial carcinoma: clinical significance.
BACKGROUND/AIM The Akt/mTOR and MAPK pathways are frequently activated in various tumor types but data on endometrial carcinoma are limited. The aim of the present study was to investigate theExpand