Ann Thorac Surg 2005 Nov;80(5):1981-2; author reply 1982
Rev Med Chil 2020 Aug;148(8):1202-1206
Departamento de Gastroenterología, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
Chylous Ascites (CA) and chylothorax (CTx) are associated with obstruction, disruption or insufficiency of the lymphatic system. We report a 68-year-old male, with a history of alcoholic cirrhosis, who had recurrent events of CTx and CA. After a complete study, no other etiologies other than portal hypertension were found. Read More
Neurosurg Focus 2021 01;50(1):E6
1Neurosurgery Department and.
Primary intraosseous meningiomas (PIMs) are rare tumors that present with a variable radiological appearance and a clinical behavior that is considerably different from that of intracranial meningiomas. Treatment of PIMs consists of complete resection, which may be difficult to achieve due to the lack of clear tumor margins on conventional imaging studies. PET/CT using 68Ga-DOTA-conjugated peptides has been used for the diagnosis and treatment planning of different types of meningiomas due to these tracers' affinity to somatostatin receptors, which are found in most meningiomas. Read More
Probl Endokrinol (Mosk) 2020 Oct 24;66(5):70-78. Epub 2020 Oct 24.
Endocrinology research Centre.
Background: Children with congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI), a severe orphan disease, are still one of the most demanding patients in the endocrinology practice. The use of first- and second-line drugs is not always effective and has a number of restrictions. Lanreotide - long-acting somatostatin - represents an alternative insulinostatic therapy. Read More
Probl Endokrinol (Mosk) 2020 Aug 4;66(1):93-103. Epub 2020 Aug 4.
Endocrinology Research Centre.
Background: The registry is the main source of information about patients with acromegaly for assessing the quality of medical care, effectiveness of treatment, determining the compliance of real clinical practice with existing standards and patient management protocols.Aims: To evaluate epidemiological, demographic and clinical characteristics of acromegaly in Russian Federation and effectiveness of treatment modalities.Materials And Methods: The object of the study was the database of the united Russian registry of patients with pituitary tumors with specific analysis of patients with acromegaly only. Read More
AJP Rep 2020 Oct 3;10(4):e403-e407. Epub 2020 Dec 3.
Division of Neonatology, Center for Maternal-Fetal, Neonatal and Reproductive Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan.
Congenital complete atrioventricular block (CCAVB) associated with congenital chylothorax is a rare finding that has been reported in only one case in the literature. We report here the case of an infant with CCAVB complicated by congenital chylothorax. We present the case of a male neonate with a birth weight of 2114 g. Read More