Lege Artis Medicinae - 2017;27(08-09)

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

[United Nations program to reduce premature cardiovascular mortality by 2025 and the estimation of the success of the program]

KISS István, KÉKES Ede, SZEGEDI János

[Worldwide surveys show that cardiovascular (CV) mortality is the decisive element of total mortality. Between 1990 and 2013, the absolute number of CV deaths increased by 40.8%. Within this, ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, such as the two main elements of mortality, have also increased to such an extent. Compared to the increase in absolute deaths, the age-standardized mortality rate per 100,000 population declined by 21.9%. The cause of the paradox is the development of therapy and... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

[Cardiovascular screening and risk stratification]

VÉRTES András

[Cardiovascular diseases are still leading cause of death in developed countries. A possible background, atherosclerosis, might appear even in childhood, and deteriorate during the years without any symptoms. The cardiovascular prevention is a complex activity, which can be observed in population or/and in individual level. The conventional screening means the assessment of higher cholesterol level, blood pressure or other risk factors in healthy population without symptoms. The point of... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

[Dementia and pseudodementia - depression as a risk factor of dementia]

NÉMETH Attila

[Dementia and depression have the highest annual costs for brain disorders (mental and neurologic disorders) in Europe. The prevalence of these disorders is very high in the old age. The depression is common and an underrecognized part of the dementia syndrome because of similar symptomatology and the comorbidity. The correct differential diagnosis is important in the therapeutic approach. The pseudodementia of depression can be improved by antidepressants. The author reviewed the... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

[Effective fulvestrant treatment of indolent breast cancer in a patient with low compliance - a case report]

HÓDI Veronika

[In the explosive development of treatment of oncological patients, there are still patients who are not always cooperative even in their own treatment. The case report exemplifies that even in this case the endocrine treatment has its place in the hormone receptor positive breast cancer. ]

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

[Advance directive]

KŐMÜVES Sándor

[In the first step the work defines the institution of advance directive, places advance directive in the context of advance care planning, and demonstrates the advantages of advance care planning. Then the forms of the advance directive are presented and related Hungarian health care sections are interepreted in the context of these back-ground conditions. In the third step decision making capacity is defined, its standards are set out, the role of substituted decision maker is delineated. In... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Lege Artis Medicinae

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017