Heterogeneity of lymphocytes as central operating units of the immune system
Immune response is divided into natural and adaptive although such strict division is rather contentious as one type of immunity influences another one and vice-versa; moreover...
Systemic inflammatory response with high CRP values as the dominant symptom of multiple myeloma
A man aged 60 years was examined for intense inflammatory response, night sweats, subfebrile and later febrile temperatures and a weight loss of 18 kg in 7 months. CRP was 270...
Authors: Zdeněk Král, Zdeněk Adam, František Folber, Mojmír Moulis, Miroslav Tomíška, Lucie Říhová, Martin Štork, Alena Buliková, Luděk Pour, Marta Krejčí, Viera Sandecká, Renata Koukalová, Zdeněk Řehák, Zdeňka Čermáková
Why not to interfere with LDL-cholesterol freefall and why not to talk badly about statins
Thanks to new drugs and treatments it is now possible, and therefore also advisable, to achieve very low LDL-cholesterol levels. This is primarily the inhibition of the...
Chronic non-healing wounds in geriatrics
Chronic non-healing wounds represent a frequent comorbidity among geriatric patients. Non-healing wounds increase patients‘ morbidity and mortality and significantly decrease...
Authors: Vojtěch Mezera, Ivo Bureš
Do the test results of cognitive function and activities of daily life of seniors correlate with the state of vitamin D supply to the organism?
Introduction: Till recently, the main effect of Vitamin D (calcitriol) was accounted for its role in regulation of calcium levels. But at the present time several other...
Authors: Emmanuela Fernandová, Hana Matějovská Kubešová
Is functional dyspepsia really that frequent?
The literature shows, that the prevalence of functional dyspepsia is between 11 and 29.2 % in general population. The first goal of this study was to present a narrative review...
Authors: Vít Navrátil, Pavol Dvoran, Vladimír Ďurana, Jiří Ehrmann, Vlastimil Procházka
Weber-Christian disease: a case report
Weber-Christian disease is a rare disease from the group of chronic fibrosing conditions characterized by inflammation of the adipose tissue – panniculitis and fibrosing...
Authors: Kristína Brázdilová, Daniel Čierny, Katarína Hrubišková, Lukáš Plank, Zdenko Killinger, Juraj Payer
Multiple neuroendocrine tumor of the small bowel: a case report and a review of literature
Primary malignant tumors of small bowel constitute only about 1–2% of all gastrointestinal neoplasms. Although neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are relatively rare, they still...
Authors: Lumír Kunovský, Milan Dastych, Oldrich Robek, Roman Svaton, Jakub Vlazny, Jakub Husty, Michal Eid, Karolina Poredska, Petr Kysela, Zdeněk Kala
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