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Pharmacoepidemiology of peptic ulcer in Smolensk: 15 years later

Objective. To study management of patients with peptic ulcer based on outpatient card data and to evaluate changes in methods for diagnosis of H. pylori and treatment prescriptions compared with 2004– 2005. Materials and Methods. A total of 100 outpatient cards of patients aged 18 years and older who came to outpatient clinic visit for peptic ulcer over the period of 2015–2018 were analyzed. The results of this study were compared with the data from the pharmacoepidemiological study «Ulcer», which was performed in 2004–2005 in Smolensk.

Acute liver failure in adults

This article summarizes data on etiology, epidemiology and clinical presentation of acute liver failure. The review provides statistics on the incidence rates of acute liver failure in patients with different underlying diseases, describes the most …

Review of the Guidelines of the Spanish Society of Chemotherapy on antibiotic selection in the treatment of acute invasive infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

P. aeruginosa is not only intrinsically resistant to many groups of antimicrobials, but is also extremely capable in acquiring resistance to almost all antibacterial agents that are used for the therapy of infections caused by this pathogen, making …

Current approaches to prophylaxis and treatment of travelers’ diarrhea

Travelers’ diarrhea is the most common infectious disease in this subpopulation and usually develops within the first week of travel. This review presents summarized data on epidemiology and etiology of travelers’ diarrhea. Nonspecific precautions …

Daptomycin in the treatment of infective endocarditis

This review characterizes daptomycin as a highly effective lipopeptide antibiotic being active against Gram-positive microorganisms, including multidrug resistant strains. The data reflecting the up-to-date daptomycin-based approaches to …

Problems of Management of β-herpesviral Infections

The article presents the current classification of herpesviruses, clinical features of infections caused by β-herpesviruses, as well as methods of laboratory diagnosis and treatment of these infections.

Diagnosis, Treatment Strategy, and Predictors of Septic Complications in Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Analysis of diagnosis and treatment strategies in 25 patients with necrotizing pancreatitis hospitalized to Emergency Care Clinical Hospital (Smolensk) over the period of 2008–2011 is presented in this paper. Rationale for the use of morphologic and …

Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 1 Infection

Legionella spp. is an uncommon but important causative pathogen of respiratory tract infections occurring both sporadically and in epidemics. An interest in it has emerged recently after outbreak of legionellosis in Sverdlovsk region. In this …

Use of Tinidazole in the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis is a common disease of female genital tract. It is characterised by substitution of lactobacteriae, which are predominant part of normal vaginal flora, with Gardnerella vaginalis and anaerobes, and has serious social and medical …

The Role of Chlamydophila pneumoniae in the Human Bronchopulmonary Diseases

So-called atypical respiratory pathogens in general and Chlamydophila pneumoniae in particular, are now well recognized as a common cause of acute upper and lower respiratory-tract infections, especially communityacquired pneumonia. Furthermore C. …