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Kloppel, Gunter - - 2009
* Context.--Distinguishing chronic pancreatitis from pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a well-known challenge, at both the clinical and the morphologic level.
Ottenhof, Niki - - 2009
* Context.--Pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis with a 5-year survival of less than 5%. Early detection is at present the only way to improve this outlook. This review focuses on the recent advances in our understanding of pancreatic carcinogenesis, the scientific evidence for a multistaged tumor progression, and the ...
Shi, Chanjuan - - 2009
Context.--Approximately 5% to 10% of individuals with pancreatic cancer report a history of pancreatic cancer in a close family member. In addition, several known genetic syndromes, such as familial breast cancer (BRCA2), the Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and the familial atypical multiple mole melanoma syndrome, have been shown to be associated with ...
Capelli, Paola - - 2009
* Context.--Pancreatic endocrine neoplasms (PENs) are diagnostically challenging tumors whose natural history is largely unknown. Histopathology allows the distinction of 2 categories: poorly differentiated high-grade carcinomas and well-differentiated neoplasms. The latter include more than 90% of PENs whose clinical behavior varies from indolent to malignant and cannot be predicted by ...
Hruban, Ralph - - 2009
Popper, Helmut - - 2009
Leblebici, Berrin - - 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and the associated features of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) which plays a significant role in the chronic pain syndromes, and also to compare the pain variables in solitary osteoarthritic (OA) patients versus osteoarthritis plus FMS patients, in a group of ...
Adam, Mehmet - - 2009
Intermittent hydrarthrosis (IH) is a monoarticular disease of unknown etiology, characterized by episodic effusions, and it usually affects middle-aged women. Acute phase reactants are within normal range during attacks. Although this non-destructive disease has no definite treatment, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, intraarticular steroids, and radioactive and surgical synovectomy have been used. ...
Aydeniz, Ali - - 2009
Undifferentiated connective tissue diseases (UCTD) are heterogeneous disorders characterized by a wide variety of signs and symptoms. Approximately 30% of cases of the disease will evolve to defined connective tissue disease; however, 70% will maintain an undifferentiated clinical course or go to complete remission. The most characteristic symptoms of UCTD ...
Bahadir, Cengiz - - 2009
Congenital anomalies of the odontoid process have been described in the literature. Os odonteideum is a seperate odontoid process from the body of the axis. It is the most common anomaly of the odontoid process. It may cause cervical instability, atlontoaxial dislocation and myelopathy. Os odontoideum must be distinguished from ...
Karakus, Dilek - - 2009
Although many of parasitic infestations are known to cause arthritis development, articular findings related to parasitosis is rarely discussed in literature. The protozoa, Giardia lamblia is often known as gastroenteritis agent, on the other hand rarely causes reactive arthritis. The clinical presentation related to articulation are arthritis and arthralgia. In ...
Kaya, Taciser - - 2009
An orthosis is a device applied to the body externally to relieve pain, stabilize or immobilize, prevent or correct deformity, improve function, positioning, supporting and asist weak muscles. It can be applied to any part of the body, such as the hand, elbow, shoulder, head, neck, back, hip, knee, ankle ...
Nacir, Baris - - 2009
Pregnancy-related low back pain is a common problem during pregnancy. More than half of all pregnant women experience low back pain at some time during pregnancy. The pain can vary from a mild discomfort to being severe and disabling. In one-third of these women, pain is a severe problem compromising ...
Tatlican, Semih - - 2009
Behcet's disease (BD) is a systemic vasculitis affecting all vessel types. The etiology and pathogenesis of the disease are not clearly known. Tumor necrosis factor [alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) is a major proinflammatory molecule that has been shown to have a critical role in the pathogenesis of BD. This role was also ...
Sivas, Filiz - - 2009
Objective: The present study aimed to investigate the effect of grip strength on dominant and non-dominant forearm, hip and lumbar bone mineral density (BMD) measurements in postmenopausal women.
Solak, Ozlem - - 2009
Objective: To investigate Human Parvovirus (HPV) B19 IgG and IgM antibody levels and B19 viral DNA using PCR method in the serum of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients to determine the role of B19 in the ethiopathogenesis of RA.
Yazgan, Pelin - - 2009
Objective: In Turkey, the illiterate patients may not be able to complete many self-administered questionnaires. The aim of this study was to adapt the self-administered Boston questionnaire (BQ) for the assessment of the severity of symptoms and functional status (BQ-SS, BQ-F) in carpal tunnel syndrome to the illiterate Turkish population ...
Kiralp, Mehmet - - 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the epidemiologic features of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and the effectiveness of the treatment approaches and to investigate its effects on working life.
Justman, Stewart - - 2009
Gillick, Muriel - - 2009
Miller, Franklin - - 2009
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Farrell, Ruth - - 2009
Meisel, Alan - - 2009
Dresser, Rebecca - - 2009
Kaebnick, Gregory - - 2009
Blacksher, Erika - - 2009
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