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A case of diffused malignant mesothelioma of the peritoneum in a 64-year-old man is presented. This mesothelioma, of the papillary type, was complicated, after a year without significant clinical symptoms, by the development of ascites and obstructive upper bowel ileus. Physiological-anatomical and clinical aspects, as well as special radiologic findings(More)
Perioperative management of microsurgery is not well standardised. Due to a lack of evidence, different regimes are established in different microsurgical centres. However, trends towards less aggressive perioperative interventions can be identified in recent years, since treatment algorithms without systematic evidence are being progressively abandoned.(More)
Testing of a method of bacteriuria diagnosis which would be feasible for outpatient routine work and highly reliable while requiring little cost and effort, revealed the clear superiority of examining the uncentrifuged urine in the counting chamber over the sedimentation method. Whereas the accuracy of the sedimentation method in bacteriuria diagnosis is(More)
The multiplicity of antibiotics currently available for the treatment of bacterial infections in outpatients and inpatients has led to considerable confusion and uncertainty in recent years. An attempt is made to establish indications for the use of the various groups of antibiotics, paying due regard to cost as well as other aspects. This means drawing a(More)
A case of Waldenström's macroglobulinemia in a 63-year-old man is presented. The clinical course was complicated by pulmonary infiltration classified by biopsy as immunocytoma. The clinical findings and therapeutic possibilities in this rare case of Waldenström's macroglobulinemia with with pulmonary complications are discussed in the light of the(More)