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Series: Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposia
Volume: 4
Published: 05 June 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02348-0
... [ 4 ]. In this article, we described the existence of a defense system in humans (without calling it ‘innate immunity') before first studies on the discovery of the innate immune receptor Toll were published [ 5 , 6 ]. Interestingly enough, our article appeared just a few months before Matzinger...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 178
Published: 01 February 2013
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9989-4
... integrated in a few NHIS, and an easy accessible tool for describing the public health aspects and monitoring the trends in intimate partner violence (IPV) in different European countries is still missing. It is essential to have access to reliable and comparable data to conduct analyses of health...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
... cholangiopancreatography, have been described in detail. Early publications on the cytology of the pancreas described the cytological features of ductal adenocarcinoma and its distinction from pancreatitis. As experience increased, the 1980s and 1990s saw numerous publications describing the cytological features...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 56
Published: 05 July 2023
EISBN: 978-3-318-07040-8
... implementation. It describes hygienic standards for facilities, instruments, tattoo ink handling, and tattoo procedures. Informed consent is included. It is generic and covers all sorts of tattooing. Medical tattooing is performed in hospitals, private clinics, and in tattoo parlors. Hospitals have their own...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
..., supraorbital neuralgia, and migraine headaches. Supraorbital and infraorbital arrays are the most common electrode configurations, although preauricular, mandibular branch, and subcutaneous peripheral nerve field stimulation arrays have also been described. Trigeminal branch stimulation may be used as a stand...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 87
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-05956-4
.../stunting and overweight. Ken K. Ong described that mortality from noncommunicable diseases is higher in UK 65-year-olds who had experienced early life growth stunting - this has important implications for long-term health in current childhood populations in whom stunting remains common. Conversely...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Abstract Urticaria and angioedema are ancient diseases. Many different names have been used to describe them, and many different theories have been postulated to explain their origin and pathogenesis. The current classification and nomenclature of urticaria and angioedema have evolved over...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
... Abstract Non-bizarre delusion, defined as a false belief possible although highly unlikely, is the main manifestation of delusional disorders, previously known as paranoia. Based on the predominant delusional themes, 5 main subtypes may be described - erotomanic, grandiose, jealous, persecutory...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 80
Published: 24 July 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06065-2
.... The first surgeries for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were palatal procedures. Fujita et al. [ 1 ] described uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) as a procedure to remove tonsils and tissues of the palate and pharynx to treat OSA. Although the procedure frequently reduced the severity, significant apnea often...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 92
Published: 14 January 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06528-2
... The final day of the workshop addressed the teaching of Nutrition Education to Health Professionals. Dr. Martin Kohlmeier discussed the inadequate preparation of most medical students in achieving basic nutritional competencies. He described the Nutrition in Medicine project – computer-based...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Abstract Over the last 2,000 years a variety of terms have been used for the description of phenomena possibly related to allergy. Many have been forgotten, while some of them have remained. In Greco-Roman literature the term ‘idiosyncrasy' was used to describe an individual characterization...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 93
Published: 26 February 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06649-4
... restricted microbiome dominated by Bifidobacteria that utilizing human-milk oligosaccharides. Weaning triggers an expansion in species diversity with abilities to break down complex carbohydrates from the diet. Robertson then describes new theories and observations regarding “the microbiome...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 44
Published: 20 May 2019
EISBN: 978-3-318-06463-6
... and neglect relate conceptually, but may be functionally dissociable. Patients with neglect, acting as if the world-space they perceive is full, do not phenomenally experience the omissions or absences so patently obvious to an observer. From the late 19th century, hemi-inattention was described according...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 27
Published: 24 September 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06369-1
... been based around the clinical consequences of the disease: soft, leathery, firm and hard dentine. The 3 main carious tissue removal options are described as: (1) selective removal of carious tissue (to both soft and firm dentine), (2) stepwise removal, and (3) non-selective removal to hard dentine...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 16
Published: 17 June 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9162-1
... parathyroid hormone secretion and eventually results in a specific action within the target organs, mainly bone and kidney. This chapter describes the physiology of these humoral factors and relates them to the pathological processes that give rise to disorders of calcium and bone metabolism. It details...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 18
Published: 17 November 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02736-5
...-subject variability. Patient characteristics that can describe patterns in the variability of pharmacokinetic parameters can be used to predict these pharmacokinetic parameters in other patients within the same population. The distribution volume of a drug is the main driver of peak concentrations...