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Hichem Jerraya, Slim Jarboui, Hassen Daghmoura, Abdeljelil Zaouche
Introduction. Inflammatory pseudo-tumors (IPT) of the liver are rare and difficult to diagnose, because mimicking malignant tumors. Aim. We report a case of IPT of the liver wich diagnosis was made on clinical, radiological and evolutif features. Observation. A 15-year-old man had a 4-month history of abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant with fever and cought. Two successives ultrasonographies revealed a hypoechoic lesion occuping the segment VIII with 8 cm of diametre. Physical examination was normal...
2011: Case Reports in Medicine
F Gorlero, D Lijoi, M Glorio, E Mistrangelo, A Nicoletti, S Ferrero, N Ragni
AIM: The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the surgical feasibility of a new device for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence, named tension-free vaginal tape (TVT)-secur. Fifteen patients underwent the TVT-secur procedure. METHODS: The mean operation time was 13 minutes (range, 7-21). There was no intraoperative complication. Duration of surgery was shorter in the second half of cases than in the first eight procedures. RESULTS: The number of technical difficulties experienced by the surgeon was significantly higher in the first 8 procedures than in the following 7 cases; these difficulties included bleeding reducing the identification of anatomical structures, dislocation or removal of the mesh tape during the removal of the inserter, need to repeat the procedure...
December 2008: Minerva Ginecologica
Vladana Milosković
INTRODUCTION: Sarcoidosis is mostfrequent in women of reproductive age, and therefore appearance of sarcoidosis in pregnant women is not rare. The diagnosis during pregnancy is difficult, and radiography should be avoided. CASE REPORT: The aim of this work is to present a woman who presented with sarcoidosis 40 days after delivery. The patient (S.R.), was 26 years of age, a retailer and a smoker 6 pak-years. She was admitted complaining of exhaustion, fever, dispnea, chest pains and dry cought...
2005: Medicinski Pregled
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