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)…

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
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…