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Anna Kępczyńska-Nyk, Marta Muszel, Mikołaj Radziszewski, Kamil Wocial
19-year-old hirsute woman with obesity, skin lesions with features of acanthosis nigricans around neck, armpits, thoracic cage and wrists escalating for couple of months, elevated testosterone and insulin plasma levels was admitted to hospital to perform diagnostic approach. The final diagnosis was hyperandrogenism-insulin resistance-acanthosis nigricans syndrome (HAIR-AN syndrome), considered as a subtype of policystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and impaired glucose tolerance. HAIR-AN is characterized by coexistence of: hyperandrogenism (HA), insulin resistance (IR) and acanthosis nigricans (AN)...
September 29, 2016: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
B Ün, K S Dolapçıoğlu, A Güler Okyay, H Şahin, A Beyazıt
AIM: In this study, we aimed to evaluate two cardiovascular risk markers, hs-CRP and visseral adiposity index, in patients with policystic ovary syndrome in association with clinical and laboratory findings. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Study group included 75 patients who were diagnosed as PCOS according to the criteria of AE-PCOS 2006 and control group included 75 non-PCOS patients who were subsequently admitted to outpatient clinic for smear control, with urinary or vaginal symptoms...
September 2016: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Sebastiano Pantè, Viviane Di Dio, Antonella Putorti, Antonella Salvo, Nicola Barbera, Giusi Catalfamo, Grazia Leonello, Claudio Mastrojeni
INTRODUCTION: The PLD, included in the group of malformative lesions of ductal plate, is characterized by progressive development of multiple parenchymal cysts. Different surgical treatments have been proposed for symptomatic patients with PLD: percutaneus aspiration, fenestration, hepatic resection and liver transplantation. The aim of this report is to outline the treatment of polycystic liver disease with laparoscopic fenestration. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Of thirteen patients with PLD, in all cases associated with polycystic kidney disease, 7 patients underwent to laparoscopic treatment of cysts fenestration, and 6, asymptomatic and not amenable to surgical treatment, underwent to clinical follow-up...
May 2014: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
Aleksandra Tubić-Pavlović, Dragana Radović-Janosević, Aleksandra Petrić, Milan Stefanović
BACKGROUND/AIM: There are many specificities of merital infertility and sometimes surprising connections between some thinks with no connections at first sight. Examinations of these patients imply diagnostic actions such as the blood basal hormone sample, doing hysterosalpingography, ultrahysterosonography, ultrasound examinations, and sometimes laparoscopy and hysteroscopy if there are necessary. The aim of the study was to determine the characteristics of the connection between policystic ovary (PCO) syndrome (Sy) and congenital Müllerian ducts abnormalities...
June 2014: Vojnosanitetski Pregled. Military-medical and Pharmaceutical Review
Monika Miklaszewska, Katarzyna Zachwieja, Izabela Herman-Sucharska, Dorota Drozdz, Jolanta Fijak-Moskal, Aleksandra Gergont, Kinga Kowalska-Duplaga, Marta Cieszkowska, Bernadetta Pacia-Medrek, Jacek A Pietrzyk
UNLABELLED: Ciliopathies are phenotypically and genetically heterogeneous disorders that share ciliary dysfunction as a common pathological mechanism. Ciliary dysfunction results in a broad range of malformations including renal, hepatic and pancreatic cysts, visceral abnormalities, retinal degeneration, anosmia, cerebellar or other brain anomalies, polydactyly, bronchiectasis and infertility. The paper presents a familial case of oral-facial-digital syndrome type 1 in 14 year old girl suspected to polycystic kidney disease...
2014: Przegla̧d Lekarski
B Yildirim, O Celik, S Aydin
PURPOSE: The aim of the current study was to evaluate potential relationships between serum adropin levels and metabolic parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty women with PCOS and 20 healthy, age and body mass index (BMI) matched controls were included in the study. All subjects underwent venous blood drawing on the early follicular phase after an overnight fasting. Serum adropin levels were measured with enzyme immunosorbent assay (EIA)...
2014: Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology
R Torra
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a systemic disorder mainly involving the kidney. It affects one in 400-1000 live births. Early hypertension and progressive renal failure due to massive enlargement of cysts and fibrosis are hallmarks of the disease. ADPKD accounts for ~5-10% of cases requiring renal replacement therapy. But not only the kidneys are affected in ADPKD: cysts also occur in other organs such as the liver, pancreas, arachnoid membrane and seminal vesicles. Non-cystic manifestations of the diseases are intracranial aneurysms, hernias and valvular abnormalities...
June 2014: Minerva Endocrinologica
M Del Gaudio, M Ravaioli, G Ercolani, M Cescon, A Amaduzzi, F Neri, S Pellegrini, G Feliciangeli, G Lamanna, C Morelli, G Liviano D'Arcangelo, G Comai, M Cucchi, S Stefoni, A D Pinna
BACKGROUND: Combined liver-kidney transplantation (LKT) is considered to be a safe procedure, but the appropriate immunosuppressive regimen is unclear. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between January 1997 and October 2011, 55 patients were listed for LKT: 45 (82%) were effectively transplanted, 5 (9.2%) died whereon here the waiting list, 3 (5.5%) temporarily out of waiting list, 1 (1.8%) was on waiting list and 1 (1.8%) refused LKT. Five LKTs treated with cyclosporine (CyA) were excluded from the analysis...
June 2013: Transplantation Proceedings
Ljiljana Lukić, Djordje Mitrović, Sandra Kovačević, Momir Stanišić, Snežana Pelemiš
INTRODUCTION: Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) patients maintained with hemodialysis have more severe anemia than patients with other kidney diseases. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to compare the improvement of anemia in BEN patients and those with other kidney diseases during treatment with human recombinant erythropoietin (rHuEpo). METHODS: The study involved 240 patients on regular hemodialysis for more than one year. Out of them 146 had BEN and 94 other kidney diseases (21 glomerulonephritis, 20 hypertension, 18 diabetes, 10 policystic kidney disease, 5 obstructive nephropathy, 18 other diseases)...
July 2012: Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo
Esteve Cugat, Noelia Pérez-Romero, Fernando Rotellar, Miguel A Suárez, Mikel Gastaca, Vicente Artigas, Jorge-Juan Olsina, José Noguera, Sagrario Martínez, C Moreno-Sanz, Joan Figueras, Javier Herrera, Hermógenes Díaz, Jordi Caballé, Fernando Pereira
BACKGROUND: To present the data of laparoscopy in liver surgery and to assess the real indications and outcomes of this kind of approach. METHODS: From February 2000 to March 2008, a prospective study was performed on 182 patients from 15 Spanish surgical centres. RESULTS: A total of 308 lesions was collected. The mean age was 57 years old, and 61.5% were female. Among patients with cystic lesions we found: 45 simple cysts, 19 policystic diseases, 12 hydatidic cysts and 2 cystoadenomas...
May 2010: Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences
Radoje Colović, Nikica Grubor, Marjan Micev, Vitomir Ranković, Slavko Matić, Stojan Latincić
BACKGROUND: Serous microcystic adenoma is a rare benign tumor of the exocrine pancreas originating from the ductal system and composed of a large number of small cysts covered by cuboid cells, filled with clear serous fluid and separated with fibrocolagenous stroma. Most frequently it appears in women in 7th and 8th decades, in the distal pancreas. It shows a very low malignant potential. In 2/3 of patients symptoms are uncharacteristic and in 1/3 they are absent When localised within the head of the pancreas it rarely causes an obstructive jaundice...
November 2008: Vojnosanitetski Pregled. Military-medical and Pharmaceutical Review
Iván García Martínez
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2008: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
D Arsene, Alina Georgescu, L Dănăilă, Carmen Ardeleanu
We present a giant tumor of the skull base compressing the brain in a 40-years-old man. The tumor was policystic at imaging. Its histopathology, immunohistochemical profile and long evolution suggest an endolymphatic sac tumor (ELST), a rare case of neoplasia. Since the patient had multiple otolaryngological procedures in his medical history, a possible traumatic pathogenesis could be suspected. On the other way, some immunohistochemical aspects found in our case may imply a histogenesis divergent from that currently accepted...
2008: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology, Revue Roumaine de Morphologie et Embryologie
Mieczyslaw Fryczkowski, Jacek Huk, Aleksandra Sitko-Saucha, Andrzej Kupilas
INTRODUCTION: Decortication of many cysts in patients with autosomal dominant policystic kidney disease (AD PKD) allows to reduce renal mass, decreases hydrostatic pressure in cysts; moreover it diminishes pain. METHODS: Between the years 2000-2005, 15 patients underwent laparoscopic cyst decortication (LCD) inculuding 5 (33.3%) men and 10 (66.7%) women. Patients age ranged between 41-73 years (mean 54 y.). Two patients underwent extraperitoneal and 13 transperitoneal LCD...
November 2007: Progrès en Urologie
José Antonio Bellido, Juan Palou, Marta Hübner, Mercé Pascual, Rosa Sagristá, Esther Martínez, Joaquín Martínez, Antonio Rosales, Humberto Villavicencio
OBJECTIVES: Patients with end stage renal disease in dialysis are a population susceptible to suffer various types of cancers, mainly in the kidney and urinary tract. These tissues suffer systemic carcinogenic effects, including all that result from chemical and immunological changes secondary to renal failure, from the treatment they receive and dialysis itself. In the present article we determine the clinical, epidemiological, and pathological characteristics of patients with chronic renal failure in dialysis who presented renal tumors during the evolution of their disease over the last ten years...
November 2007: Archivos Españoles de Urología
Francisco Javier Torres Gómez, Antonio Silva Abad, Gloria Reina Vinardell
OBJECTIVE: Renal autosomal recessive policystic disease is responsible for a great number of deaths among affected individuals (mainly prenatal and neonatal forms). METHODS: We report the necropsy studies of two successive newborns from the same mother with such disease. RESULTS: We analyze the macroscopic and microscopic characteristics of this cystic disease. CONCLUSIONS: Those children that make it through the breast-feeding period will surely suffer from the associated liver pathology...
September 2007: Archivos Españoles de Urología
F Diez-Caballero Alonso, R García-Miralles Grávalos
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2007: Actas Urologicas Españolas
O Stojceva-Taneva, G J Selim, K Zafirovska, M Polenakovic
The epidemiology data of renal replacement therapy are collected by national renal registries and extended to international registries as the European Renal Association Renal Registry. The extent and accuracy of data vary widely among countries. The aim of this study was to compare combined data from the national renal registries of Balkan countries contributing the ERA-EDTA Registry or from other sources, with combined data from renal registries of the Western and Northern European Countries and regions contributing the ERA-EDTA Registry...
December 2006: Prilozi
Magdalena Olszanecka-Glinianowicz, Michał Banaś, Barbara Zahorska-Markiewicz, Dorota Kuglin, Joanna Mokrzycka, Alicja Mentel
THE AIM: of the present study was to evaluate serum concentrations of adrenal and ovarian androgens and sex hormone-binding globulin in obese women without additional diseases and in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome with and without insulin resistance. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study group involved 73 obese women (39 with PCOS--A and 34 obese without additional diseases--B). The serum concentration of glucose and insulin were measured and the study group was divided on the basis of HOMA index into two subgroups: A I-PCO without insulin resistance (n=18, mean age 27...
November 2005: Endokrynologia Polska
G Azzario, O Paino, R Cenzato
''Pure'' Caroli's disease is rarely observed, usually presenting with symptoms of cholangitis: cases of pancreatitis seem most infrequent in the literature. A case of recurrent pancreatitis in Caroli's disease associated with renal policystic disease is presented: the rareness of this manifestation is stressed and the possible pathogenetic hypotheses are discussed, as well as indications for the selected treatment by endoscopic sphincterotomy.
March 1998: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica
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