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2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 3, September
Prognostic markers in acute pancreatitis

ABSTRACT Background. We have studied R122H-polymorphism of the PRSS1 gene and N34S-polymorphism of the SPINK1 gene in patients with various forms of acute pancreatitis. On this basis, new methods for…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 3, September
Caspase-dependent mechanisms and antioxidant defense in the thyroid tissue of patients with nodular goiter with autoimmune thyroiditis and thyroid adenoma according to allelic status of BCL-2 (RS17759659), CTLA-4 (RS231775), APO-1 / FAS (RS2234767) genes

ABSTRACT Introduction. In the process of their vital activity, the cells are exposed to many damaging factors of endogenous and exogenous nature. It is undoubtedly that various toxic influences or…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 3, September
Beneficial effects of triple antihypertensive therapy with amlodipine, valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide on copper status in a trial of geriatric patients in Southwestern Romania

ABSTRACT Background. Inadequate mineral status involving the biometals copper and zinc is linked to cardiovascular homeostasis, anemia and arterial hypertension. In our previous studies, we revealed that long-time therapy with…

2017, Vol. 52, Nr. 3, September
Dermatological manifestations of HIV-infection/AIDS

ABSTRACT Introduction. Nowadays, HIV/AIDS is one of the most urgent medical and social problems. That’s why it is important to study the regional peculiarities of dermatological manifestations of HIV/AIDS for…

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