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The prevalence of serum HBV-DNA and that of HBeAg was evaluated in 44 subjects (27 males and 17 females) aged between 3 and 59 years. They were divided in two groups: (A) chronic asymptomatic HBsAg carriers; and (B) chronic HBsAg carriers with a history of HBV infection. The patients had been chronic HBV carriers between 8 months and 15 years. All underwent(More)
To determine the level of tumor marker pyruvate kinase dimer (M2-PK) in the feces of patients with colorectal cancer and benign polyps, as well as in individuals with chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. Fecal M2-PK determination could be outlined as a highly reliable non-invasive approach to the diagnosis of colorectal carcinoma. The establishing of(More)
A case of a 36-year-old man with pancreatic somatostatinoma is reported. Such cases are very rare. The following signs were found; quick ESR, increased alpha 2- and beta-globulins, shortened Weltmann's coagulation band, increased serum bilirubin level, especially of the conjugated fraction, enzyme constellation of cholestasis and moderate liver cytolysis.(More)
A case of a woman with spontaneous pneumoperitoneum as result of pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis is reported. A brief review of this rare disease and its pathogenetic mechanisms is presented. The clinical course of the pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis was characterized by abdominal pain and distention, vomiting. The disease was proved by contrast X-ray(More)
The great diagnostic value of ultrasonic tomography in the diagnosis of liver, biliary, pancreatic, gastric, intestinal, abdominal and retroperitoneal disease is reviewed and proved. Best results can be achieved in the indications for its application and the potentialities of the method are well known. The sonographic results should always be assessed with(More)