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Tuberculosis of Testis: a Rare Disease

2017-03

Vasilica Minciuna, Ovidiu Gabriel Bratu, Octavian Cretu

Tuberculosis represents one of the most important pro-blems in public health. It is an intense studied infectio-us disease, in the past and also in present[2,3].

The incidence of tuberculosis is decreasing in most indistrualized countries due to the improvement of prevention and therapeutic means (BCG vaccination, antituberculostatic therapy)[3]. [...]

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Optimizing the Surgical Approach in Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis - the Utility of Different Types of Surgical Incisions

2017-03

Costin Datu, Olivia Stanciu, Mircea Andriescu, Catalin Chiriac-Babei

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is the most common surgical indication for children during the first six months of life[1]. In infants with HPS, the pyloric canal is elongated, its muscular walls severely thickened with an edematous mucosa. As a result, the pyloric relaxation is markedly restricted, causing upper digestive ob-struction[2]. [...]

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Predictive Factors in Compressive Neuropathies Treatment Outcome

2017-03

Roxana Maria Tomek-Enescu, Andreea Grosu-Bularda, Alexandru Stoian, Ioan Lascar

Peripheral nerve damage may lead to substantial mor-bidity, and the costs associated with these conditions can be elevated for both the individual and society.

Nerve entrapment syndromes represent a common occurrence, but sometimes are not correctly diagnosed. They appear more frequently and are better known in upper limb. Carpal tunnel syndrome has the higher prevalence, of 3.72% in USA[1]. [...]

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How Can the Number of Diseased People Be Reduced in General by Implementing One Health Concept (ONE HEALTH WHITE BOOK)

2017-03

Nicolae Manolescu, Mircea Ifrim

From our point of view, the living environmentrefers to the sum total of events that take place around-the-clock in a living area that includes the soil alongside air, and water, including all living creatures(plants, animals and humans), plus the invisible worldthat causes di-seases in humans and animals, consisting of both biotic factors(bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites) and abiotic factors(toxic and oncogenic chemicals). [...]

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Penile Neoplasia Forensic Approach

2017-03

Dan Spinu, Catalin Belinski, Ioana Oprea, Dragos Marcu, Dan Mischianu, Ovidiu Bratu

Penile cancer is a relatively rare neoplasia with the overall incidence of less than 1 from 100000 patients in Europe and USA[1,2]. The majority of them are common scuamous cell carcinoma 48-65% of the cases followed by basaloid carcinoma, warty carcinoma, verrucous carcinoma, papillary carcinoma which cover for more than 30% with the rest of 5% going to rare types of neoplasia or mixed types.

As in cervix carcinoma the role of HPV has been proved, infact there is a rare type of PC which is directly linked to HPV[3]. As such, the prevalence of penile neoplasia is related to that of HPV in general population. Strains 16 and 18 are the most common findings in penile carcinoma[4]. [...]

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