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ea0022p30 | Adrenal | ECE2010

Primary adrenocortical sarcomatous carcinoma: case report

Kun Imre Zoltan , Szanto Zsuzsanna , Let Emilia , Bud Vasile , Milutin Doina

Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare disease, its estimated incidence being 1–2/million per year in general population. Age distribution shows two peaks: the first in early childhood (70% of patients having a benign evolution), and the second between 40 and 50 years of age (with a dismal prognosis).The 38-years-old male patient (C A) hospitalized in our Clinic in September 2008 presented hypertension (to 250/150 mmHg) for about 3 months, lumbar pain w...

ea0014p42 | (1) | ECE2007

Adhesion molecules s-VCAM-1 and s-ICAM-1 in members of families with familial combined hyperlipidemia

Karásek David , Vaverková Helena , Halenka Milan , Fryšák Zdenek , Novotný Dalibor , Budíková Marie

Objective: Familial combined hyperlipidemia (FCH) is the most common familial hyperlipidemia with a high risk of the early atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to compare levels of s-ICAM-1 and s-VCAM-1 in asymptomatic members of FCH families with healthy controls and to find out relation between s-ICAM-1, respective s-VCAM-1, and risk factors accompanying FCH. We also investigate association between adhesion molecules and intima-media thickness of common carotid artery ...