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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 56
Published: 05 July 2023
10.1159/000526194
EISBN: 978-3-318-07040-8
... with needles designed for both cosmetic and decorative applications. Decorative tattoo needles are more affordable cost-wise. Cosmetic tattoo needles have equivalent properties of those needles used in medical applications (injectable needles) or acupuncture. Steel is a highly developed engineering...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 56
Published: 05 July 2023
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-07040-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-07040-8
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 122
Published: 03 September 2021
10.1159/000514773
EISBN: 978-3-318-06647-0
... growth, immediate functions, and length of hospital stay, but also to long-term health and quality of life. In this book, we present guidance for the practical application of nutritional care of preterm infants, based on a critical evaluation of current clinical and scientific evidence. Leading...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 92
Published: 14 January 2020
10.1159/000499544
EISBN: 978-3-318-06528-2
... during pregnancy, parents and caregivers who have a role in feeding the infant, and the infant in later childhood and beyond. Nutrition education interventions that hold promise in the promotion of healthy infant growth are designed on the basis of applicable theory of health behavior, focus on multiple...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 27
Published: 24 September 2018
10.1159/000487840
EISBN: 978-3-318-06369-1
... and/or excessive medical interventions and their consequences. Quaternary prevention is also applicable to dentistry as visiting a dentist does not necessarily improve a patient's oral health and the restorative treatment by itself does not cure the disease [ 4 , 5 ]. Quaternary prevention is of particular...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486988
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
... application in radiotherapy planning in the work by Monz et al. [ 2 ]. Successive refinements of the method led to the implementations in products of RaySearch (Stockholm, Sweden) and Varian (Palo Alto, CA, USA). In essence, the method combines 3 elements: (1) every solution it presents is Pareto-optimal...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 6
Published: 26 April 2018
10.1159/000485064
EISBN: 978-3-318-06313-4
... and it is possible to foresee new, interesting and promising applications in the fields of regenerative medicine. Original Concept of ESWT on Ischemic Organ Dysfunction Chronic Inflammation Plays a Crucial Role for Developing Cardiovascular Diseases-Impact of ESWT on Suppressing Inflammatory Reaction...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 6
Published: 26 April 2018
10.1159/000485070
EISBN: 978-3-318-06313-4
... cardiovascular disorders. Furthermore, LESW has been proposed to use in the urology field including erectile dysfunction, nonbacterial chronic prostatitis, and chronic pelvic pain syndromes. This chapter describes the biological effect of LESW and its current application and potential development in functional...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 190
Published: 29 May 2017
10.1159/000468909
EISBN: 978-3-318-06061-4
... Abstract Coupled plasma filtration and adsorption (CPFA) is a detoxification system that combines a plasma adsorption circuit and a continuous renal replacement therapy circuit. Its main application is for sepsis and septic shock with or without acute renal failure. Several recent studies have...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 190
Published: 29 May 2017
10.1159/000468911
EISBN: 978-3-318-06061-4
... blood treatments for specific purposes, and better understanding of their basic aspects may further expand the potential for their clinical application. In this chapter, the basic principles applying to sorbents are discussed, including composition and structure, along with the fundamental mechanisms...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 60
Published: 24 April 2017
10.1159/000459707
EISBN: 978-3-318-06042-3
... if a statistically significant result is likely to be clinically important, a 3-step approach may be useful, focusing on CIs and the proportion of eyes with clinically meaningful changes in vision. Application of clinical trial results to clinical practice requires critical analysis of the extant literature and good...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 42
Published: 29 November 2016
10.1159/000448549
EISBN: 978-3-318-05946-5
... geriatric concepts and examples of care models, and subsequently use a patient case to illustrate their applications at the patient level. At the system level, we discuss how HIV service networks can use components of geriatric care models to meet the needs of aging HIV-infected patients. Lastly, we...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 186
Published: 14 August 2015
10.1159/000431167
EISBN: 978-3-318-05567-2
... were found in these patients. Serious complications specific to the superficialized artery access may be prevented by application of the buttonhole method. In recent years, the patient population with severe arteriosclerosis, heart failure, and/or diabetes mellitus has increased. Such patients...
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Series: Frontiers of Oral Biology
Volume: 17
Published: 30 July 2015
10.1159/000381691
EISBN: 978-3-318-02461-6
... to natural bone, limit their clinical application. Bone is a kind of organic-inorganic composite where apatite nanocrystals are precipitated onto collagen fibre networks. Thus, one way to address these problems is to mimic the natural composition of bone by using bioactive ceramics via material designs based...
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Series: Aesthetic Dermatology
Volume: 2
Published: 22 December 2014
10.1159/000362747
EISBN: 978-3-318-02317-6
... Abstract This chapter summarizes the basic science of radiofrequency (RF) and its application in aesthetic medicine. The main parameters of RF including RF frequency, waveform, power, pulse duration, and penetration depth are described, and its application for treatment is analyzed. Monopolar...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 27
Published: 15 September 2014
10.1159/000363674
EISBN: 978-3-318-02559-0
... the potential to transform DSD care and support for patients, families and physicians worldwide. Since the original description in 1989 that defined distance or distributed learning as ‘the application of telecommunications and electronic devices which enable students and learners to receive instruction...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
10.1159/000348602
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3
... be used for real-time assessment of both anatomy and function. In this chapter, the current status of (clinical) applications of NIR fluorescence imaging using indocyanine green during HPB surgery is evaluated. NIR fluorescence imaging combines the use of NIR fluorescent contrast agents and specially...