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Published: 22 March 2011
10.1159/000322458
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9673-2
... is an acute deterioration in circulatory function due to an accentuation of both arterial vasodilation and cardiac dysfunction. The treatment of choice of tense ascites in cirrhosis is paracentesis associated with i.v. albumin infusion. Moderate sodium restriction and diuretics (spironolactone alone...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 55
Published: 27 October 2015
10.1159/000431143
EISBN: 978-3-318-05565-8
... Abstract The advantage of intravitreal injections is an immediate and increased therapeutic effect in the intended retinal tissue. The accuracy, precision and reproducibility of the delivered volume depend on the size of the syringe and the physician's manual experience. The eyelids...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 174
Published: 15 September 2011
10.1159/000329235
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9811-8
... cirrhosis with ascites is in effect equal to 18% after 1 year, rising to 39% at 5 years [ 1 ]. In almost half of the cases HRS, one or more precipitating factors can be identified, among which are bacterial infections (57%), gastrointestinal hemorrhage (36%) and therapeutical paracentesis (7%) [ 1 ]. HRS...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
... tuberculosis. J Clin Invest 1950;29:846-847. 4. Nelson WP 3rd, Rosenbaum JD, Strauss MB: Hyponatremia in hepatic cirrhosis following paracentesis. J Clin Invest 1951;30:738-744. 5. Elkinton JR, Squires RD: The therapeutic significance of hyponatremia in congestive heart failure. Trans Stud Coll...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 165
Published: 04 May 2010
10.1159/000313748
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9473-8
..., a rapid diagnosis of AKI leads to stop the progressive kidney damage on the basis of an appropriate therapeutic approach. Recent studies have demonstrated that by using a new biomarker, neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), it is possible to obtain an accurate and fast diagnosis of AKI...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 1
Published: 24 May 2012
10.1159/000336682
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9991-7
... agreed treatment regimen for RAO, although a number of therapeutic interventions have been proposed. Retinal Artery Occlusions Definition Retinal artery occlusions (RAO) are a group of diseases characterized by the sudden obstruction of the arterial blood flow in the retinal circulation...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
10.1159/000493216
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
..., Welt LG, Orloff J, Needham JW: Asymptomatic hyponatremia in pulmonary tuberculosis. J Clin Invest 1950;29:846-847. 4. Nelson WP 3rd, Rosenbaum JD, Strauss MB: Hyponatremia in hepatic cirrhosis following paracentesis. J Clin Invest 1951;30:738-744. 5. Elkinton JR, Squires RD: The therapeutic...
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Published: 22 March 2011
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9673-2
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9673-2
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458492
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
...-angle glaucoma. The therapeutic goal of new glaucoma surgical procedures should be to equal or surpass the efficacy of the gold standard, trabeculectomy with antifibrotics, or decrease intraocular pressure (IOP) to a lesser degree but with significantly fewer complications. Ab interno Schlemm's...
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Book: Cornea
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 6
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000381495
EISBN: 978-3-318-05453-8
... prevents the discernment of whether the BB has been successfully achieved. Parthasarathy et al. [ 17 ] described a technique for immediately determining the formation of the bubble, which we like to call the ‘bubble test'. A small air bubble is injected into the anterior chamber via a limbal paracentesis...
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Book: Cornea
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 6
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000381489
EISBN: 978-3-318-05453-8
... option to control the infection and re-form the globe. Therapeutic grafts are not without complications, such as recurrence of infection, intractable glaucoma and rejection, and should be used as a last resort [ 37 ] (fig. 16 b, c). Paracentesis. Paracentesis in the presence of active infection...
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Book: Glaucoma
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 8
Published: 30 September 2016
10.1159/000446147
EISBN: 978-3-318-05891-8
... of the angle. The so-called dynamic indentation gonioscopy is extremely useful and probably essential for a correct classification and a therapeutic approach to angle closure. During indentation, the pressure applied on the center of the cornea pushes the aqueous posteriorly, forcing the iris against...
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Series: Fast Facts Collection 2006-2015
Published: 03 November 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-1-908541-83-3
EISBN: 978-1-908541-83-3
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2012
10.1159/000334800
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9938-2
... surface. A contact lens is often applied to keep the eyelids open and blanch the conjunctiva. The focus of energy delivery is 1-1.5 mm behind the limbus and is offset from the aiming beam so that maximal therapeutic effect is at the level of the ciliary body. The potential benefits of the noncontact over...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 48
Published: 20 April 2011
10.1159/000324081
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9721-0
... Abstract Corneal dystrophies typically result in a gradual bilateral loss of vision in a primary ‘white eye’ – often in conjunction with epithelial defects in later stages. Treatment of corneal dystrophies needs to be stage-related. To ensure a stage-related therapeutic approach, an adequate...
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Book: Glaucoma
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 8
Published: 30 September 2016
10.1159/000446144
EISBN: 978-3-318-05891-8
... through a hydrated paracentesis. Patients were followed up after 1 day; 1, 2 and 4 weeks, and 3, 6 and 12 months. The primary outcome was absolute success at 12 months, defined as reaching a pressure between 6 and 18 mm Hg, without the need for additional IOP-lowering medication or interventions. Relative...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 165
Published: 04 May 2010
10.1159/000313751
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9473-8
... Table 1. Staging of CKD by degree of impaired eGFR Management of Chronic Cardiorenal Syndrome Therapeutic approaches to patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) are complex and include pharmacological and non-pharmacological management. Increasing survival remains the key endpoint and major...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458496
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
... the conjunctiva. The focus of energy delivery is 1-1.5 mm behind the limbus and is offset from the aiming beam so that the maximal therapeutic effect is at the level of the ciliary body. The potential benefits of the noncontact over the contact approach may include a more precise focus of laser energy...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 21
Published: 19 October 2011
10.1159/000331019
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9871-2
... and well-documented past. The first report of needle aspiration can be found in the writings of Abulcasis (936-1013 AD) in a book entitled The Method of Medicine , the most influential text of medieval Arab medicine. Abulcasis advocated puncture of the thyroid gland with a hollow needle for therapeutic...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 55
Published: 27 October 2015
10.1159/000431196
EISBN: 978-3-318-05565-8
... and anterior-chamber angle. Early recognition and therapeutic intervention are imperative in providing the best possible long-term visual and IOP outcomes in eyes with NV. Depending on the stage at detection and presence of concurrent ocular findings, treatment may include topical and oral IOP-lowering...