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Acute kidney injury in severe sepsis
(Oxford University Press, 2015-10-22)
Characterisation of myocardial structure and function in adult-onset growth hormone deficiency using cardiac magnetic resonance.
Growth hormone (GH) can profoundly influence cardiac function. While GH excess causes well-defined cardiac pathology, fewer data are available regarding the more subtle cardiac changes seen in GH deficiency (GHD). This ...
Role of chemokines in ectopic lymphoid structures formation in autoimmunity and cancer.
Ectopic (or tertiary) lymphoid structures (ELS) are organized aggregates of lymphocytes resembling secondary lymphoid organs and developing in chronically inflamed nonlymphoid tissues during persistent infections, graft ...
Inflammasomes: a novel therapeutic target in pulmonary hypertension?
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a rare, progressive pulmonary vasculopathy characterized by increased mean pulmonary arterial pressure, pulmonary vascular remodelling and right ventricular failure. Current treatments are ...
The association of lyme disease with loss of sexual libido and the role of urinary bladder detrusor dysfunction.
PURPOSE: The primary aim was to carry out a pilot study to compare the loss of sexual libido between a group of Lyme disease patients and a group of matched controls. The secondary aim was to evaluate whether loss of libido ...
Urinary bladder detrusor dysfunction symptoms in lyme disease.
PURPOSE: Symptoms of urinary bladder detrusor dysfunction have been rarely reported in Lyme disease. The aim was to carry out the first systematic study to compare the prevalence of such symptoms in a group of Lyme disease ...