Lege Artis Medicinae - 2008;18(05)

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008

[RETREATMENT OF CHRONIC HEPATITIS C IN PREVIOUS NONRESPONDERS]

TORNAI István

[Only approximately 50% of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1, the prevailing genotype in Hungary, show a sustained virologic response (SVR) when treated with the combination of peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. The number of patients who do not respond to this treatment is continuously increasing. The appearance of increasingly efficient treatment modalities was seen in the past 15 years, but now no new drugs are expected for a few years. There is a growing need for... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008

[THE REAL FACE OF JUVENILE POLYPOSIS SYNDROME - MALIGNANCY IN A DISEASE PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT TO BE BENIGN]

TAM Beatrix, SALAMON Ágnes, BAJTAI Attila, NÉMETH Annamária, KISS János, SIMON László

[INTRODUCTION - The majority of colorectal cancer cases is sporadic, but familial and autosomal dominant forms should also be considered. Juvenile polyposis syndrome is an autosomal dominant condition caused by mutations in the SMAD4 or the BMPR1A gene. Typically, numerous hamartomatous polyps develop in the upper gastrointestinal and the colorectal area. In contrast to earlier opinions, some of these polyps may transform malignantly, like in the case presented here, at the age of 34-35 years... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008

Lege Artis Medicinae

MAY 26, 2008