Lege Artis Medicinae - 2002;12(01)

Lege Artis Medicinae

JANUARY 20, 2002

[The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in surgical oncology]

PÉLEY Gábor, KÖVES István, SINKOVICS István, FARKAS Emil, DUBECZ Sándor, KOVÁCS Tibor, KERESZTES Sándor, VÁMOSI-NAGY István

[Regional lymphadenectomy (or lymph node dissection) is the integral part of the surgical treatment for most solid malignant tumors. The purpose of this procedure is twofold: firstly, to achieve locoregional control of the disease and secondly, the staging of the disease. The subsequent complication and morbidity rate of regional lymphadenectomy can be significant: the tumor can disseminate after surgery in a number of patients conventionally staged as node negative (pN0). In the 90’s, a new... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JANUARY 20, 2002

Lege Artis Medicinae

JANUARY 20, 2002

[Technical modifications for improving the success rate of PEG tube placement in patients with head and neck cancer]

TALLER András, HORVÁTH Emília, ILIÁS Lajos, KÓTAI Zsuzsa, SIMIG Mária, ÉLÕ János, HARSÁNYI László

Lege Artis Medicinae

JANUARY 20, 2002

Lege Artis Medicinae

JANUARY 20, 2002

[Vitamin D: biological and clinical effects]

LAKATOS Péter, SPEER Gábor

[The hormone-like effects of vitamin D and its mechanism of action were extensively investigated during the last decade. The key to these effects lies in the receptor, in the interaction of the D hormone/receptor complex and in the regulator effects of vitamin D/receptor complex on other genes. The details of the vitamin D receptor structure became known during the last years. This new data shed light on a number of new aspects of vitamin D action, of which some have already gained clinical... tovább »