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Leiomyoma in a female urethral diverticulum
Neoplasms arising within urethral diverticula are rare. It is important to know if a diverticulum is fi lled by tumor, but traditional diagnostic methods, such as voiding cystourethrography, cannot detect a tumor ...
Preclinical and clinical evidence of nephro- and cardiovascular protective effects of glycosaminoglycans
Despite advances in pharmacological treatment, diabetic nephropathy is still the leading cause of end-stage renal disease and an important cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetics. Glycosaminoglycans are long, ...
Is low-level laser therapy effective in acute or chronic low back pain?
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on pain and functional capacity in patients with acute and chronic low back pain caused by lumbar disk herniation (LDH). ...
Anesthesia and surgical collaboration on an extremely low birth weight infant undergoing ligation of patent ductus arteriosus
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is one of the most common congenital cardiac anomalies in infants. Spontaneous closure of ductus arteriosus takes long time in preterm infants. Early ligation is advised in very low birth ...
Effects of raloxifene on serum macrophage colony-stimulating factor and interleukin-18 levels in postmenopausal women younger than 60 years
Objective: Macrophage colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF) and interleukin-18 (IL-18) are cytokines expressed predominantly in atheromatous plaque, and overproduction of these has been found to be associated with coronary artery ...
Acute tumor lysis syndrome secondary to a single-dose methylprednisolone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
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Protein Z G79A polymorphism in patients with severe sepsis
The aim of the study is to investigate whether the presence of a protein Z polymorphism is a risk factor for the development and outcome of sepsis. Sepsis is a clinical syndrome characterized by the presence of systemic ...
Home-based exercise and patellar bracig in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome
Objective: The quadriceps muscle group plays an important role in patellar stabilization. This study was designed to investigate the effect of a quadriceps exercise program along with a patellar brace in reducing pain ...
Postpartum thyroiditis and hypothalamo-hypophysial insufficiency in the same woman with successive pregnancies: A case report
Objective. Although the incidence of postpartum autoimmune disorders of endocrine glands are not rare, the presence of two different entities in the same patient with two different pregnancies is uncommon. Methods. We ...
Intraarticular levobupivacaine or bupivacaine administration decreases pain scores and provides a better recovery after total knee arthroplasty
Purpose The aim of this prospective randomized blinded controlled study was to compare the efficacy of the two local anesthetics, intraarticular bupivacaine and levobupivacaine administration, versus control for ...