Lege Artis Medicinae - 2013;23(10-11)

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[Cardiovascular risk factors and risk assessment]

KÉKES Ede

[The author summarises the most important cardiovascular risk factors. Concerning public health, the three most important synergistic factors are smoking, hypertension and abnormal cholesterol. Abnormal total lipid profile, visceral obesity, elevated glucose and uric acid levels and hypertonia all contribute to the global cardiometabolic risk. A number of studies and metaanalyses have confirmed the correlations of the risk factors and cardiovascular events (organ damage, clinical events,... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[Therapeutic options for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors]

TÓTH Miklós

[This paper provides an overview of the latest clinical advances regarding state-of-theart treatment of neuroendocrine tumours. The first-line treatment of any localized neuroendocrine tumour is surgical removal of the tumour. The only exceptions are certain small gastric carcinoids and small, hormonally inactive pancreatic tumours associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type I. The treatment strategies of disseminated neuroendocrine tumours should be based on a pathological diagnosis that... tovább »

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NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[Therapeutic strategies in rheumatoid arthritis]

VÁNCSA Andrea, SZEKANECZ Zoltán

[In this review, we follow the consecutive steps of the internationally accepted therapeutic strategy of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We summarise in brief the current European recommendations, and provide some advice on methotrexate (MTX) therapy. The initiation, maintenance and, if needed, switch of biological therapy is also discussed. Having reached remission or low disease activity (LDA), tapering or discontinuation of biologics may be considered. Finally, we review the possibilities and the... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[The possibilities and practice of immunoglobulin replacement in adults with antibody deficiency]

KRIVÁN Gergely

[Primary antibody deficiencies can occur at any age, but in a significant number of patients the correct diagnosis has not been established yet and thus their treatment has not been initiated. In patients with primary antibody deficiency, lifelong immunoglobulin replacement therapy has no alternatives. Immunoglobulin replacement therapy applied at adequate doses can prevent infections and provide a good quality of life for patients. In addition to intravenous preparations that have been used... tovább »

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NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[Titration of insulin glargin in type 2 diabetic patients treated with oral agents and with necessity of basal insulin in everyday medical practice ]

VÁNDORFI Győző, KOVÁCS GÁBOR

[INTRODUCTION - Early insulin treatment is a widely accepted option for combination glucose-lowering therapy, and its most common form is basal insulin supported oral therapy (BOT). Due to its 24-hour action and lack of peaks in plasma insulin concentrations, insulin glargine is an ideal choice for BOT. METHODS - We conducted a prospective, non-interventional study to evaluate the efficiency and safety of dose titration, the period of time necessary to reach the target fasting blood glucose... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[Haemangiomatosis]

HAJDU Mária, KRUTSAY Miklós, MAKKAI Erzsébet

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

[Who are the happy female physicians in Hungary?]

GYŐRFFY Zsuzsa

[BACKGROUND - The female Physicians’ well-being and happiness has become the latest researching field of the “Physicians studies”. In Hungary the researches haven't focused on this subject. Our aim was to examine the subjective well-being of the Hungarian female Physicians. METHODS - Representative, cross-sectional, quantitative survey on a representative sample of female Physicians (N=408). Modified version of WHO Well- Being Index was performed to measure of subjective Well-Being. RESULTS -... tovább »