2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 1, March
Preoperative diagnostic difficulties ileocecal valve adenocarcinoma – A case report

ABSTRACT Introduction. Ileocecal valve adenocarcinoma is a very rare cause of bowel obstruction, very difficult to diagnose prior to surgical intervention for emergency indication. Most of the patients are symptomatic…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 1, March
Nonoperative management for splenic lesions in polytraumatized patients – Case report and literature review

ABSTRACT  Introduction. Nonoperative management (NOM) of blunt splenic injuries was first used in the 1970’s for pediatric patients. The high rate of overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI) in children deter- mined…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 1, March
Cytokines cascade changes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis depending on endothelial no-synthase (T-786C) genes polymorphism

ABSTRACT Introduction. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a mul- tifactorial disease with genetic factors involvement. Objective: to evaluate the alleles and genotypes fre- quency of eNOS gene T-786C polymorphism (rs 2070744)…