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SCREENING TESTS OF HEPATOBILIARY DISEASE

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SCREENING TESTS OF HEPATOBILIARY DISEASE

Screening tests of hepatobiliary disease may be divided into two categories: (1) tests of biliary obstruction and/or cholestasis and(2) tests of hepatocellular damage, based on the mechanisms responsible for the abnormal test. However, none of the tests is specific either category, and it is the overall pattern and the relative magnitude of abnormalities in these…

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Clinical symptoms of Esophageal Disease

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Clinical symptoms of Esophageal Disease

Dysphagia is the sensation that food is hindered sticking in its normal passage from the mouth to the stomach. Dysphagia is divided into two distinct syndromes: that resulting from abnormalities affecting the pharynx and UES(oropharyngeal dysphagia) and that caused by any of a variety of disorders affecting the esophagus itself(esophageal dysphagia). Oropharyngeal dysphagia is usually…

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome and the Kidney

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome and the Kidney

Patients with the antiphospholipid syndrome may develop venous or arterial thrombosis, and recurrent fetal loss. This disorder may be associated with systemic disorders such as systemic lupus erythemaatosus or other autoimmune diseases, certain infections, and drugs, or it may occur alone as a primary disease. It is associated with a false-positive result of a Venereal…

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Cardiac Tumors

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Cardiac Tumors

Primary cardiac tumors are extremely rare, with a prevalence of less than 0.3% in most pathologic series. Myxoma is the most common primary tumor of the heart and is usually benign. These tumors are frequently isolated lesions, arising most often in the left atrium in the region of the fossa ovalis. Less commonly , myxomas…

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RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY

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RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is a rare heart muscle disease that may affect both ventricles and is characterized by small ventricular cavity size, diastolic dysfunction, and elevated ventricular filling pressures. Systolic function is usually normal, especially early in the coarse of the disease. Restrictive cardiomyopathy may result from various systemic disorders, as well as exposure to several…

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The Man From the Turkish Slave !

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The Man From the Turkish Slave !

IT was then that Peter heard the noise. It was a high whistling, surging note, and then, suddenly, a steady menacing roar and hiss which grew louder every second. He looked towards the harbour. up higher. Racing in through the harbour mouth, piling headland, and higher as it funnelled past the home of the was…

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Freeze Frames Stopping Time !

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Freeze Frames Stopping Time !

In 1931, almost exactly one hundred years after Plateau, an engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology named Harold Edgerton combined the stroboscope and the camera. He created an electronic version of the strobe in which the rotating disc was replaced by a special lamp. The lamp emits brief and rapid flashes of light….

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The Drunkard !

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The Drunkard !

Father was stepping out like a boy, pleased with everything the other mourners, and the fine houses along Sunday’s well, I knew the danger signals were there in full force: a sunny day, a fine funeral, and a distinguished company of and public men were bringing out all the natural vanity and flightiness of Father’s…

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A Municipal Report!

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A Municipal Report!

I must tell you how I came to be in and digression brings as much to me as it does to you, i was traveling elsewhere on my own business, but I had a commission from a Northern to stop over there and establish personnal be- literary the publication and one of its contributors, Azalea…

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The Story-Teller !

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The Story-Teller !

It was a hot afternoon, and the railway carriage was correspondingly sultry, and the next stop was at Templecombe, nearly an hour ahead. The occupants of the carriage were a small girl, and a smaller girl, and a small boy. An aunt belonging to the children occupied one corner seat, and the further corner seat…

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