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Series: Aesthetic Dermatology
Volume: 5
Published: 09 February 2021
10.1159/000491846
EISBN: 978-3-318-06690-6
... in water, but also exhibit biologic activity and regulate a number of cell functions. Structural modifications of these very large compounds have created GAG analogs that can penetrate to the dermis, where they can exert their effects. Peptides Peptides can be subdivided into 4 categories: (1...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485529
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... Abstract Hearing implant technology is evolving at a rapid rate and more than ever patients with hearing loss are benefiting from these emerging hearing devices. Active middle ear implants are alternatives to hearing aids and bone conducting devices, offering patients an expanded range...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 20
Published: 28 September 2015
10.1159/000382100
EISBN: 978-3-318-05497-2
... Abstract Immunotherapy of neuroblastoma is emerging as an important treatment option to further improve outcome for patients suffering from this challenging pediatric malignancy. In this short overview, current concepts in passive and active immune therapy approaches for neuroblastoma...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 23
Published: 19 June 2013
10.1159/000350590
EISBN: 978-3-318-02207-0
... is to review the literature on the oral pharmacokinetics of, primarily, fluoride but also other active ingredients, mainly anti-plaque agents. Elevated levels of fluoride have been found in saliva, plaque and the oral soft tissues after use of fluoridated toothpaste, which persist at potentially active...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 23
Published: 19 June 2013
10.1159/000350480
EISBN: 978-3-318-02207-0
... Abstract The intra-oral retention or substantivity of active ingredients in toothpastes is important for their effectiveness, and this is influenced by product-related and user-related factors. Product-related factors include the formulation and the compatibility of active and other agents...
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Series: Developments in Biologicals
Volume: 135
Published: 18 April 2013
10.1159/000171017
EISBN: 978-3-318-02366-4
... fatal disease in both humans and animals make Hendra and Nipah “overlap agents” and significant biosecurity threats. The development of effective vaccination strategies to prevent or treat henipavirus infection and disease has been an important area of research. Here, henipavirus active and passive...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 55
Published: 29 September 2010
10.1159/000321974
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9559-9
... Abstract Menstrual cycle irregularities are often observed among physically active women and athletes who participate in physical activity ranging from recreational to competitive exercise training. Further, such irregularities have been casually linked to an energy deficiency where caloric...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9471-4
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318518
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... Abstract Currently, there are two active middle ear implants available commercially: the Vibrant Soundbridge system and the Carina system. A third active middle ear implant, the Esteem, is under clinical evaluation. All devices are indicated for patients with moderate-to-severe hearing loss...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318519
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... Abstract Background: Some patients with chronic middle ear disease and multiple failed revisions, who also need a hearing aid, may benefit from an active middle ear implant. An advantage of an active middle ear implant is that the ear canal is unoccluded. Methods: Following extensive...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318520
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... Abstract Background: Although the function of active middle ear implants in cases of intact ossicular chains and ventilated middle ears is well known, information about sound transfer function to the inner ear in cases of chronic middle ear effusion and defective middle ear structures...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318522
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... Abstract Background/Aims: To evaluate gain at threshold level and speech recognition performance of 54 subjects with mild-to-severe symmetrical sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) that received the active middle ear implant system Vibrant Soundbridge (VSB). Methods: Pre- and postoperative...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318524
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... Abstract Active middle ear implants do not produce acoustic sounds but, rather, micromechanical vibrations. The stimulating signal does not leave the transducer as sound, but as a mechanical vibration, directly coupled to the auditory system and bypassing the normal route via air. In this paper...
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... Abstract The management of patients with active bleeding starts with a comprehensive clinical assessment inorder to determine the likelihood of a hemorrhagic disorder. Typically, such disorders are characterizedby spontaneous bleeding, excessive or prolonged bleeding following trauma or minor...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 41
Published: 17 June 2008
10.1159/000139867
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8525-5
..., in the treatment decision-makingprocess. Taking all these factors into consideration, the data support active surveillance as an appropriatechoice in patients with well or moderately differentiated, low-volume prostate cancer whohave a life expectancy of less than 10 years. Men with higher-grade tumors and longer...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131453
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract Pemphigus is an autoimmune disease of the skin and mucous membranes and is mediatedby IgG autoantibodies against desmoglein (Dsg), a cadherin-type cell-cell adhesionmolecule in desmosomes. Recently, an active disease mouse model of pemphigus vulgaris(PV) was generated with a unique...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 51
Published: 31 May 2007
10.1159/000103007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01459-4
... of dietary calcium,milk avoidance and excessive consumption of carbonated beverages), lack of weight-bearingphysical activity, obesity and high exposure to trauma may influence fracture risks in thegeneral pediatric population. ...
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