Influence of Vitamin D Deficiency on the Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity and the Ways of Its Corrections

O. Synenky Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital Introduction. Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is a global problem of humanity. In Ukraine it is registered in 81.8 % of the adult population. In its turn, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common disease among the rheumatic diseases of the population of the Lviv region, therefore, the study of Read More …

Functional Dyspepsia: Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment

A. Svintsitskyi Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv Introduction. Functional dyspepsia (FD) is common in the worldwide population. In developed countries, dyspeptic disorders occur in 30.0-40.0% of the population and is responsible for 4,0-5,0% of all appeals to general practitioners. In this case, the lion’s share (60.0-65.0%) refers to FD. Women are more likely to suffer Read More …

Pain in the Foot: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment

A. Yatskevych Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Deformation and foot pain are significant causes of the patient’s medical care. The pain in the foot combined with the violation of its structure is the basic indicators for the operational treatment in about one third of patients in orthopedic hospitals. The effectiveness of its treatment Read More …

Transformation of the Nosological Forms into Syndromes: Are Such Aspirations of Some Clinicians Progressive?

D. Zerbino Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Each disease consists of predictors, symptoms, syndromes, which form the signs of the disease. However, the syndrome is not identical with the disease, it is not a nosological unit. It can be a manifestation of various diseases. Syndrome is a collection of different symptoms. Often syndromes Read More …

Modern Advances and Evidence Аccording to the Results of the European Congress of Cardiologists in Amsterdam (30.08–04.09.2013)

A. Faynyk, M. Faynyk Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. According to the President of the European Congress of Cardiologists (European Society of Cardiology, ESC) Professor Panos Vardasa, despite the progress of medicine, the diseases of cardiovascular system is now the number one killer of the population of Europe. Clinical trials based on the Read More …

Modern View on the Dilated Cardiomyopathy

І. Yuzych Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a chronic disease caused by various conditions which lead to the ventricular dilatation, which decreases their contractile ability of the myocardium. DCM occurs more frequently in men than in women, and is the most common in the age 20-60 years. About one Read More …

European Society of Cardiology Guidelines on the Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease (2013)

Processed by the Master of Medicine O. P. Fayura Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. In 2013 the updated guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology for the treatment of stable ischemic (coronary) heart disease were published. The new document, in comparison with the same recommendations of 2006, introduced a number of significant changes Read More …