Lege Artis Medicinae - 2003;13(02)

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[Human genome project]

SASVÁRI-SZÉKELY Mária

[The main goal of the Human Genom Project is to reveal the complete structure of the human DNA, involving the sequence determination of the three billion basepairs. The program was launched in 1990, executed in laboratories of the public sector in several countries. Results of this project are made public on the Internet. In 1998 a private sector company, Celera, was founded with the same goal. In 2001 both projects announced the accomplishment of the first draft of the Human Genome. A whole... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[New molecular based methods for diagnosis, classification and prognosis of leukemias]

ZVARA Ágnes, HACKLER László ifj., PUSKÁS László G.

[Normal functions of the cell are based on the precise regulation of various genes. If this strict regulation and the hierarchy of genes becomes upset due to some flaws of the system, the result will be cellular dysfunction which may eventually lead to carcinogenic transformation. The two main challenges in the classification of cancers are the discovery of new molecular markers characteristic to defined disease groups and the classification of already diagnosed or new cases into existing... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[Diuretic treatment]

RADÓ János

[Diuretics are used almost in all fields of medical practice for treating patients in various conditions associated with or without oedema. They exert their effects through profound alterations in the fluid volumes, ion content of the body and in the osmoregulation. They act mainly on the kidneys but the functions of several other organs are also influenced including the heart and vessels, the lungs, liver and the brain. Summarising our knowledge on the diuretics is justified by the broadened... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[Urinary diversion - bladder replacement]

RÉPÁSSY Dénes

[Author gives a review of the surgical procedures, advantages and disadvantages of urinary diversion and bladder replacement techniques. Orthotopic bladder replacement is presented in detail, outlining also the complications. The questions affecting general practitioners, as well as gynaecologists, surgeons and internists are also discussed at length. The different techniques of bladder replacement have become widely accepted in Hungary within the past few years. It is important therefore that... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[Evaluation of bone mineral density in renal form of primary hyperparathyroidism]

CSUPOR EMŐKE, SZŰCS János, MÉSZÁROS SZILVIA, LAKATOS Péter, TÓTH EDIT, HORVÁTH CSABA

[INTRODUCTION - The most frequent manifestations of primary hyperparathyroidism are renal stones or calcipenic osteopathy. The aim of authors was to examine how bones are affected (change of bone mineral density and frequency of fractures) in the renal form of primary hyperparathyroidism. METHODS - Mean age of the patients was 57 years (26 -81 years), (4 men, 33 women). Bone mineral density was measured in the lower third of the radius, femoral neck and lumbar 2-4 vertebrae by densitometers.... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[Secondary prevention following ischemic stroke - A documentational process audit]

TÖRÖK Miklós, MIHÁLKA László, RÁCZ Sándor, FEKETE István, CSIBA László, BERECZKI Dániel

[INTRODUCTION - A previous stroke or a transient ischemic attack is an important risk factor for stroke, therefore measures for secondary prevention have great importance. Based on the results of multicenter randomized controlled trials guidelines for medical and surgical methods for secondary stroke prevention have been established in the last years. In our study - that can be considered a documentational process audit - we analyzed whether there was a change in the past 5 years in the... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

Lege Artis Medicinae

FEBRUARY 20, 2003

[Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae with coronary artery disease and its progression is dependent on the modifying effect of mannose-binding lectin]

RUGONFALVY-KISS Szabolcs, ENDRÉSZ Valéria, MADSEN Hans Ole, BURIÁN Katalin, DUBA Jenő, PROCHÁSZKA Zoltán, KARÁDI István, ROMICS László, GÖNCZÖL Éva, FÜST György, GARRED Péter