Background: Clinicians have at hand several indices to evaluate disease activity and functionality in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), in order to evaluate the prognostic and the treatment of AS patients. Objectives: to examine the...
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Self-harm is a rare pathology, often seen in psychiatric patients but more frequently in the penitentiary environment. Of the many possible forms of self-harm, foreign bodies (FB) ingestion is by far the most usual in the...
Correlation between macular changes and the peripapillary nerve fiber layer in primary open angle glaucoma
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness and the early diagnosis is crucial for treatment and follow-up in the progression of the disease. Objective: To evaluate the changes in mean macular thickness and volume and compare them...
Abstract Sinusoidal hemangioma is a rare type of cavernous hemangioma with different clinico-pathological aspects. They are usually localized in the extremities with interest in the subcutaneous layer. The new imaging techniques...
The economic analysis of two treatment procedures for incisional hernias – alloplastic versus tissular
Incisional hernias are a common complication of abdominal surgery. Research shows that their incidence reaches 10%-11% of the total number of patients subject to laparotomy. Recurrent hernias are the main complication of...
Abstract Introduction: Cardiac rehabilitation is a way of improving the quality life of heart failure patients. Aim: Determining the effect of physical activity on the quality of life of patients with heart failure. Methods:...
Prognostic scoring systems-validation and their utility in patients with abdominal sepsis in colon peritonitis
Aim: The purpose of this article is to analyze and validate the CR-POSSUM score in patients with peritonitis of colonic origin, considering mortality forecasting ability. Methods: We conducted a prospective longitudinal study of...
Transient reactive papulotranslucent acrokeratoderma (TRPA) is an unusual skin condition characterized by the rapid and transient development of symmetric, edematous white papules with eccrine duct prominence on the palms after...
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