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CD73 Plays a Protective Role in Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease with significant morbidity and mortality. Recent studies suggest that modulation of adenosine signaling, a potent immunosuppressive pathway,Expand
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Safety profile of paediatric percutaneous ultrasonography-guided renal biopsies.
INTRODUCTION Renal biopsy (RB) is a decisive diagnostic procedure for patients with renal disease. Our aim was to assess the safety of RB and the prevalence of associated clinical complications. Expand
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Costal cartilages--a clue for determination of sex.
Mineralization and ossification in the human costal cartilages were studied radiologically. The aim of our study was to evaluate differences between males and females with respect to patterns ofExpand
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Urinary N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (U-NAG) activity in children with vesicoureteral reflux.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to measure U-NAG in children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and examine the relationship between selected clinical parameters. BACKGROUND U-NAG/creatinineExpand
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Association of oesophageal atresia, anophthalmia and renal duplex
The authors report on a neonate with oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula associated with bilateral anophthalmia and duplication of the left kidney. The combination of oesophagealExpand
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Tumory močového ústrojí vzácná příčina hematurie u dětí
Hematurie je vždy zavažným přiznakem onemocněni mocoveho traktu. U děti je jeji přicinou větsinou zanětlive onemocněni nebo stav po poraněni mocoveho traktu. Na rozdil od dospělých jde u dětiExpand
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Increased urinary N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase activity in children with hydronephrosis.
OBJECTIVE Hydronephrosis leads to deterioration of renal function. As urinary N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (U-NAG) activity is considered a sensitive marker of renal tubular impairment, our aimExpand
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Sexual dimorphism of ossified costal cartilage. Radiograph scan study on Caucasian men and women (Czech population).
The aim of our study was to evaluate differences between males and females based on patterns of costal cartilage ossification and also with respect to ageing. We provided diagnosis of ossificationsExpand
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[Diverticulosis of the small intestine--case report].
The authors describe the case of a 86-year-old female patient admitted to hospital with acute abdomen of the inflammatory type. The condition developed in the course of cca three days with suddenExpand
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Forensic and clinical issues in the use of frangible projectile.
Frangible projectiles for firearms, which break apart on impact, are mainly used by law enforcement agencies for training purposes, but can also be used for police interventions. Apart from the usualExpand
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