Lege Artis Medicinae - 2021;31(11)

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[Cardiovascular prevention 2021 – Guidelines of European Society of Cardiology 2021. Special considerations]

VÁLYI Péter, KÉKES Ede

[On 31 August 2021, the European Society of Cardiology published its guideline “Prevention of cardiovascular disease in clinical practice”. This guideline provides a comprehensive review about risk factors of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, their assessment, potential modifiers, treatment and prevention of the cardiovascular dis­ease itself at societal and individual levels respectively. The previous guideline issued 2016, had to be updated due to the recent significant advances in risk... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[The history of acute stroke care in Hungary ]

BERECZKI Dániel

[Stroke is one of the most frequent causes of death and the most important cause of permanent disability worldwide and also in Hungary. The Hungarian medical literature has mentioned this disease and has been giving recommendations for its treatment since 1690. Initially folk medicines, herbal preparations and phlebotomy were used as standard therapy. Later, cooling the head joined these methods. Pharmacy preparations emerged at the middle of the 19th century. From the middle of the 20th... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[New approach in the treatment of elevated lipoprotein(a)]

KARÁDI István

[Lipoprotein(a) is a genetic trait, resembling the structure of low density lipoprotein (LDL). Due to its high atherogenicity it is an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic vascular diseases. External impacts (as dietary and lifestyle measurements) do not decrease its plasma level thus the primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention prefers primarily the drug therapy. How­ever, widely used lipid lowering agents do not have any impact on its plasma level. Recently, the PCSK9 inhibitor... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[Relationship of adolescents’ eating behavior and motivations with self-control and risk perception]

SZABÓ Katalin, PIKÓ Bettina

[Obesity and related diseases caused by unhealthy eating form a serious public health problem already in youth. In terms of prevention, it is essential to explore adolescents’ eating behaviors and factors influencing their diet. Our study aimed to explore adolescents’ eating behaviors, its motivations and their relation to self-control and risk perception related to eating behavior. Participants were 374 high school students (48% males; mean age: 16 years, S.D.=1.5) from Szeged and Bu­da­pest.... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[A practical demonstration of critically assessing health economic analyses]

MERÉSZ Gergô, DÓCZY Veronika, HÖLGYESI Áron, NÉMETH Gergely

[During the critical assessment of health economic analyses, it is useful to present their uncertainties within a standardized framework. The aim of this research is to demonstrate how to use the procedural framework to identify, quantify and interpret such uncertainties through the examples of cell and gene therapies. Based on the review of methodological documents used by the Di­vi­sion of Health Technology Assessment at the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition of Hungary (NIPN), and... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[Liquor-draining shunt and abdominal surgery]

VERTSE Gergely, TAKÁCS Tamás, SZELECZKY Márton, LESTÁR Béla, IMREH Domonkos

[Authors present three abdominal surgical cases of patients who underwent previous ventriculo- or lumboperitoneal shunt implantation. A laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy and a right hemicolectomy were performed. The recovery of all patients was uneventful. Abdominal surgery is safe in patients with persisting ventriculo- or lumboperitoneal shunt.]

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[Dr. Gizella Barát the first female dentist]

FORRAI Judit

[There is a long history of women in dentistry. Dr. Gizella Barát was the first female dentist in Hungary. She was among the first women admitted to the University in Hungary. Dr. Gizella Barát was a typical example of an emancipated, modern, wo­man, devoted to medical profession in the early 20th century. After graduation she was employed in the Polyclinic and started there her carreer at professor Armin Rott­mann. We follow her life’s story with existing however incomplete biographyc data.]

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021