Issue 2 Articles
Synchronous Lung Cancer with Bone Metastasis and Rectal Cancer: A Case Report
Case Report
The incidence of synchronous lung cancer and colorectal cancer is very rare. Therefore, physicians might lead to misdiagnosis as colorectal cancer with lung metastasis when lung lesion is found in a patient with colorectal cancer....
Severe Recurrent Hyponatremia and Acute Renal Failure Due to Shapiro’s Syndrome
Case Report
Shapiro syndrome is a rare disorder defined by the clinical trial of relapsing episodes of hypothermia, hyperhidrosis and agenesis of the corpus callosum. The exact mechanism that leads to hyperhidrosis crises is unknown and its treatment consists of con- trolling the periodic attacks. Severe temperature deregulation and hyperhidrosis are important...
Can Lung Ultrasound in Patients with Fever of Unknown Origin Detect Early Signs of COVID-19 Pneumonia?
Case Report
The increasing interest in Lung Ultrasound (LUS) over the last years led to a great diffusion and better experience in using this technique, which became an essential tool for clinicians. During the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, LUS is being extensively applied to the evaluation and monitoring....
A Study of the Prediction of Bowel Resection Due to Strangulated Small Bowel Obstruction
Review Article
1.1. Background: In this retrospective study, we aimed to assess the predictive factors for bowel resection due to Strangulated Small Bowel Obstruction (SSBO). 1.2. Methods: We enrolled a total of 109 patients diagnosed with SSBO at surgery. They were divided into two groups: those who underwent bowel resection and those...
An Unusual Case of Nasopharyngial Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma with In- tracranial and Orbital Extension: A Challenge for Innovative Conformal Radiotherapy Techniques
Case Report
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of nasopharynx is rare. When tumor is resectable, surgery alone or followed by radiotherapy is frequently used for treatment. In the other hand, when tumor is not resectable, only radiotherapy can allow for a protracted local control obtaining. However, achievement of an optimal dose distribution is not...