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2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 2, June
Treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding from esophageal varices by sclerosis and endoscopic ligation: Benefits and complications

ABSTRACT Introduction. Esophageal varices, hepatic encephalopathy, and ascites are the major complications of liver cirrhosis as a result of portal hypertension. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) from ruptured esophageal varices is…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 2, June
Risk of recurrent thrombosis related to antiphospholipid antibodies, soluble cd40l and p-selectin seric levels in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome

ABSTRACT The objective of the study was to evaluate the prognostic value of P-selectin and sCD40L levels related to the evolution of recurrent thrombosis in patients withantiphospholipid syndrome (APS). Material…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 2, June
Enzymatic activity of the pancreas as a risk factor of edematous pancreatitis development providing of genetic determination of IL-4 production

ABSTRACT Introduction. The mechanism of the immune system involvement in the pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis and exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis, especially regarding the influence of genes IL-1, IL-4, IL-6, TNF-…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 2, June
Effect of APO-1 / FAS, CTLA-4 and BCL-2 genes polymorphisms on the risk of goiter nodular forms with autoimmune thyroiditis occurrence among the bukovinian population

ABSTRACT Introduction. Autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT) is one of the unsolved problems of modern endocrinology, as the issue of its insufficient etiology and pathogenesis comes now clear. Cytokines play an important…