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["Fast track" colorectal surgery].
Many factors have effect on the enhanced recovery after colon surgery. Not only the technical skill but the perioperative events needed to be optimized by the pre- and postoperative issues. ArticlesExpand
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Typing of urinary JC virus DNA offers a novel means of tracing human migrations.
Although polyomavirus JC (JCV) is the proven pathogen of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, the fatal demyelinating disease, this virus is ubiquitous as a usually harmless symbiote amongExpand
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Plasma somatostatin levels in ulcerative colitis.
The circadian (24 hour) rhythmicity of somatostatin in healthy subjects and patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) was studied and established. UC patients were found to have a higher 24-hourExpand
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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
BACKGROUND/AIMS Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are the most frequent non-epithelial tumors of the alimentary tract. The interstitial cells of Cajal or more primitive progenitor mesenchymalExpand
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Possible role of human papilloma virus infection in response to neoadjuvant therapy in patients with esophageal cancer.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection in esophageal cancer cases has been found in 0-70%, depending on different methods and geographical variances. Complete pathological response hasExpand
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Special wound healing methods used in ancient Egypt and the mythological background
The Egyptian civilisation is one of the oldest in history and was renowned for its scientific and artistic achievements, and medicine was no exception. The ancient Egyptians were masters in applyingExpand
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Isolated massive pleural effusion caused by pancreatico-pleural fistula.
BACKGROUND Massive pleural effusions are uncommon but well-documented complications of chronic pancreatitis, usually caused by the development of a pancreaticopleural fistula. The mechanism of theExpand
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Urinary excretion of retinol-binding protein in type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetic patients with microalbuminuria and clinical diabetic nephropathy
The urinary excretion of retinol-binding protein (RBP) was studied in 101 insulin-dependent diabetic patients allocated to three groups according to 24-h urinary albumin excretion rate (UAE) (medianExpand
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Detection of Human Papillomavirus Type 16 in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Colon and Its Lymph Node Metastases with PCR and Southern Blot Hybridization
The etiological role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in a number of squamous malignant tumors is well known. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of colon is a rare disease with uncertain etiology. OurExpand
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