Lege Artis Medicinae - 2000;10(06)

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[Infectiosus diseases - Past, present, future]

SZALKA András

[The complex interactions between microorganisms and humans include the well known, traditional infectious diseases and also the symbiotic relationship with the human endogenous normal flora. Forty years ago everybody was convinced that medicine would soon be able to eradicate most of the infectious diseases. Perception of victory over infectious diseases has been blunted in recent years by nosocomial infections and by the new and re-emerging diseases. The spectrum of infectious diseases is... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[Practical aspects of screening for microalbuminuria in diabetic patients]

JERMENDY György, FARKAS Klára, NÁDAS Judit, DARÓCZY Atilla, PÉTERFALI Éva

[INTRODUCTION - The importance of measuring microalbuminuria is well established, however, controversy still exists regarding the type of urine specimen to be used for detecting early renal impairment of diabetic patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS – To evaluate practical aspects, albumin concentration and albumin to creatinine ratio of first void urine samples as well as urinary albumin excretion in timed specimens were determined by immunoturbidimetric method 3 times within 3 weeks in 192 adult... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[Postnatal development of the human hippocampal formation]

SERESS László

[Jean Piaget's theory suggests that cognitive development proceeds in discrete steps. The first is the sensorimotor period that happens in the first two years of life. In recent years it became clear, that it is necessary to have an intact and mature hippocampus for adequate memory formation, both in experimental animals and humans. In the present study, the morphological development of the human hip pocampus was correlated with the developmental changes of intellectual development. Our results... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[Pathophysiology of myocardial ischemia and reperfusion]

PAPP Zoltán, ÉDES István

[Complete and long lasting loss of coronary circulation results in myocardial cell death (ischemic necrosis). Short lasting ischemia (few minutes) is well tolerated and it may bring certain protection against recurrent ischemia (ischemic preconditioning). Contractile force promptly diminishes following the onset of ischemia and the changes in the intracellular ATP or Ca2+ concentration do not explain this phenomenon. With the progression of ischemia, myocardial relaxation ceases and hypertonic... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[Cardiovascular risk management ]

KARLÓCAI Kristóf, CZURIGA István

[Recent success in the management of cardio vascular disease does not render prevention unimportant, rather emphasizes its importance. The process of prevention begins with setting the priorities, followed by determination of the risk of the patient based on clinical data. Life style, laboratory results and signs of subclinical atherosclerosis have great impact on the combined multifactorial risk. Professional advice to lifestyle modification can significantly reduce the risk. Additionally,... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[ Report on gastroenterological endoscopic activity in Hungary in 1999]

NAGY György, JUHÁSZ László

[ The Endoscopic Section of the Hungarian Gastroenterological Society has been monitoring the development of endoscopic activity in Hungary for a quarter of a century. [See LAM 1990; 1 (3): 180-81 and 1999; 9 (7-8): 574-6). So far, we have found a consistent increase in test numbers (1975: 24 379, 1980: 60 043, 1985: 112 367, 1990: 203 675, 1995: 293934) from year to year. 1999 was the first year in which, despite the industrial, large-scale upswing of some centers, the number of endoscopic... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[Gratitude money in Hungarian healthcare; Formation and legal situation]

NAGY András László

[The most interesting and most controversial part of the Thanksgiving Committee was written by György Ádám, a lawyer and the author of several books dealing with the phenomenon of parasolvency. The theoretical goal is to establish a legally free contractual relationship in the doctor-patient relationship in the foreseeable future. He adds that this has never been achieved in Hungary, as the development of medical incomes in the 18th century. they have been moving in a forced orbit since the end... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[ Relationship between suicidal ideation and health status among young women]

SUSÁNSZKY Éva, HAJNAL Ágnes, CSOBOTH Csilla

[Extreme cases of seeking medical attention are well known: some patients often and unnecessarily visit their doctor with even the slightest complaints, their symptoms are closely monitored and overestimated, while others are characterized by neglect of their health, lack of perception of symptoms, and their elimination. The perception and classification of bodily processes and symptoms, and within this, the self-assessment of health status are related to many factors: it is closely related to... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JUNE 01, 2000

[ The Hungarian Diabetes Society XV. Congress]

[According to the traditions of the Hungarian Diabetes Society, the congress is held every two years; this year, April 13-16. The venue of the event was Club Tihany. The host of the Congress did an excellent job of organizing; Thanks to the chief physician of the Internal Medicine and Diabetes Center of the Ferenc Csolnoky Hospital of Veszprém County, Győző Vándorfi and his colleagues, the event was held at a high standard and smoothly in terms of both scientific and social programs.]