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Sleep-disordered breathing in 3,680 Greek children
The goal of the present investigation was to describe the prevalence of and clinical factors associated with sleep-disordered breathing in children and adolescents. Children and adolescents (3,680 in all, 1-18 years old) ...
Amyloid cardiomyopathy presenting as persistent symptomatic pleural effusions
A 73-year-old male presented with dyspnea and bilateral transudative pleural effusions that persisted despite aggressive diuresis. No etiology had been established despite an extensive workout. The only abnormal finding ...
Tuberculous disseminated lymphadenopathy in an immunocompetent non-HIV patient: A case report
Introduction. In cases of patients with disseminated lymphadenopathy, the differential diagnosis has to include both benign and malignant causes, including sarcoidosis, metastatic disease, lymphoma and, although rarely ...
Ocular disease awareness and pattern of ocular manifestation in patients with biopsy-proven lung sarcoidosis
Purpose: The aim of this research is to study the patterns of ocular involvement in patients with biopsy-proven lung sarcoidosis and estimate the level of patients' awareness of possible ocular complications of sarcoidosis. ...
Nocturnal change of circulating intercellular adhesion molecule 1 levels in children with snoring
Hypoxia promotes adherence of leukocytes to endothelial cells by inducing expression of adhesion molecules like intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1). Increased serum levels of circulating ICAM-1 (cICAM-1) have been ...
Insulin causes a transient induction of proliferation via activation of the PI3-kinase pathway in airway smooth muscle cells
Insulin regulates glucose metabolism and activates cell growth. As the respiratory system is an alternative route for insulin administration in patients with diabetes mellitus, we studied the effect of insulin on rabbit ...