Lege Artis Medicinae - 2004;14(07)

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

[ENDOTHELIUM PROTECTION IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS]

KÉKES Ede

[The author presents a review about the fundamental principles of normal endothelial function and the main causes for the development of endothelial dysfunction. First of all, endothelial dysfunction results in structural alterations in the wall of the vessel - the „vascular remodelling” in hypertension - and that is the base of hypertensive microangiopathy and target organ damage. In patients with high blood pressure the reactivity of vessels is impaired by the endothelial dysfunction. The... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

[PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF URINARY INCONTINENCE]

SIMON Zsolt

[One of the forms of conservative treatment of incontinent patients is pharmacological therapy. The choice of medicine for the conservative treatment of an incontinent patient is based on the diagnosis formulated by applying the appropriate diagnostic procedures. As far as pharmacological treatment is concerned, it is for the treatment of incontinence caused by idiopathic and neurogenic involuntary detrusor contraction. There are medicines for everyday clinical practice, partly uroselective... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

[FIRST EXPERIENCES WITH INFLIXIMAB THERAPY IN CROHN’S DISEASE - RESULTS OF A HUNGARIAN MULTICENTRE STUDY]

NEMESÁNSZKY Elemér, SIMON László, SALAMON Ágnes

[INTRODUCTION - In recent years a number of clinical trials have been proved that infliximab, a monoclonal chimeric antibody against tumour necrosis factor (one of the proinflammatory cytokines) is an effective induction and maintenance therapy in severe and fistulizing Crohn’s disease. The authors summarize the results of the first Hungarian, open, multicenter clinical trial with biological treatment of Crohn’s disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS - Overall 74 patients in 9 study-centers were... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

[LATE COMPLICATION OF EXTRANODAL LYMPHOMA FOLLOWING DERMATOMYOSITIS]

VÁNCSA Andrea, GERGELY Lajos, DANKÓ Katalin, PONYI Andrea, CONSTANTIN Tamás

[INTRODUCTION - Intramuscular follicular Bcell lymphoma is a rare entity of malignant lymphomas complicating the disease course of dermato/polymyositis. CASE REPORT - The authors report a female patient who was diagnosed with dermatomyositis in 1963 (age of 36). She was given steroid and hydroxychloroquine therapy. In 1973 she was treated with steroid for Boeck sarcoidosis. In 1999, she was treated for steroid therapy again for reoccurence of dermatomyositis. In 2000, a histological diagnosis... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

[THE GENETICS OF DIABETES MELLITUS]

KORÁNYI LÁSZLÓ, PÁNCZÉL Pál

[The number of diabetic patients will be doubled in the coming decades reaching 300 million for year 2025. The number of type 1 diabetics will also be increased but the majority of it will result from the increased number of type 2 diabetics. All types of diabetes are the consequence of a combination of genetic susceptibility and environmental factors, meaning that the prevention of diabetes epidemic cannot be done without the clarification of the genetic background. Significant progression has... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 20, 2004

[THE PSYCHO-SOCIAL BACKGROUND FACTORS OF INDUCED ABORTIONS BASED ON A REPRESENTATIVE NATIONAL SURVEY]

KOPP Mária, GYŐRFFY Zsuzsa, LŐRINCZ Jenő, ÁDÁM Szilvia

[INTRODUCTION - In Hungary the number of induced abortions is three times higher than in European Union countries. The exploration of the bio-psycho-social factors in the background of abortions may serve as an instrument to develop effective prevention. METHODS - The Hungarostudy 2002 national representative study included 12,634 interviewed subjects. The sample represents the Hungarian population above the age of 18, according to gender, age and geographical location. The aim of the health... tovább »