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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 150
Published: 12 May 2006
EISBN: 978-3-318-01347-4
... variablemanifestations are different stages of one nosological entity: this opinion relies mainly onstrong connections in pathophysiology. In our view, the frequency, pathology, animal models,etiology and pathogenesis often show a bimodal configuration with suggests that peritonealsclerosis is actually two distinct...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... these activities in Myanmar to understand its potential on the consumer market. Smart Food was promoted in different countries through social media competitions in Mali, cooking shows in Kenya and India, recipe development by popular chefs in Paris and London, as well as school feeding programs in Tanzania...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 21
Published: 11 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06123-9
... genetic test results in several countries and point out similarities and differences. Introduction Genetic testing has become an increasingly important part of medical diagnostics as well as medical research. Through several providers and laboratories, it is offered to the broad public within...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 42
Published: 06 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06089-8
... communication act associated with religious spiritual thoughts, although it has also been described in mental disorders. Glossolalia state is a special mental state, completely different from aphasia. Aphasia is characterized by some phonological and grammatical rules; however, these are related...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 51
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05905-2
... the ages of 20 and 70 years, that the capacity to dissipate heat was compromised as early as the age of 40 years, and declined progressively thereafter. Meanwhile, a slightly different approach is needed in the case of children. Araki et al. [ 31 ] and Shibasaki et al. [ 32 ] suggested that maturation...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 39
Published: 03 August 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05865-9
...% and the proportion of infectious diseases changed from 43.2 to 70.4%. Methodological Characteristics Phase III studies represented 84.1% (n = 122) versus 15.9% for phase II studies (n = 23). We did not identify any difference in the type of phase by continent (p = 0.15), but there was a difference with time...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 30
Published: 10 December 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05637-2
..., the hormonal pattern is similar in these two conditions, with an overlap of baseline testosterone and gonadotropins. Even if several tests have been proposed for this differential diagnosis, such as testing daily urine excretion of FSH and LH, LH pulsatility assessment, prolactin response to different...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 4
Published: 27 February 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02564-4
... Abstract The purpose of this study was to develop a method of segmentation using ‘en face' spectral domain-optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) (‘en face' C-scans) to evaluate different patterns of the choroidal neovascular network (CNV) due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 76
Published: 05 August 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02409-8
... country are likely to share some common elements but may also differ in other target areas. Developing Systems to Provide a National Sports Nutrition Program Various countries have developed a national approach to sports nutrition targeting the preparation and support of Olympic athletes. Different...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 181
Published: 13 May 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02390-9
... response by podocytes to TNF-α. Lab Invest 2011;91:413-425. 39. Garside H, Stevens A, Farrow S, Normand C, Houle B, Berry A, Maschera B, Ray D: Glucocorticoid ligands specify different interactions with NF-κB by allosteric effects on the glucocorticoid receptor DNA binding domain. J Biol Chem 2004;279...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 178
Published: 01 February 2013
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9989-4
... Abstract Data from a number of different data sources can illustrate the magnitude and nature of violence against women. Some European countries have access to nationwide register data that complement the information obtained by surveys. Danish data on intimate partner violence (IPV...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 30
Published: 22 June 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02184-4
... Abstract Central nervous system has a profound role in regulation of gastric mucosal integrity. Different neuropeptides such as peptide YY, amylin, leptin, ghrelin, opioids (e.g. β-endorphin, deltorphin II, endomorphins), nociceptin, nocistatin, TLQP-21 and substance P were shown to protect...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 165
Published: 04 May 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9473-8
... renal vasoconstriction and, finally, experimental studies suggest that immune-mediated injury may be a more likely cause of tubular cell dysfunction than ischemia. These lines of evidence suggest that the pathogenesis of AKI is complex, does not simply involve ischemia, and may differ according...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 165
Published: 04 May 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9473-8
... Abstract The different methods for anticoagulation of the extracorporeal circuit for renal replacement therapy (RRT) vary in safety profile, bleeding being the most important side effect. Avoiding severe bleeding is a key aim of RRT prescription. The present paper is a clinical review comparing...
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Book Chapter
Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 162
Published: 28 October 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8959-8
.... However, compared to the ABO-I-RIT group, the inci-dence of acute antibody-mediated rejection (acute AMR) or chronic AMR was significantly higher in the ABO-C and ABO-I-SPX groups. Conclusions: Alth ough long-term outcome of the ABO-I-SPX group was excellent and showed no significant difference compared...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 22
Published: 16 October 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8605-4
... Abstract Long-term results of gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas are presented and treatmentstrategies for different adenoma types are discussed. Two hundred and sixty-seven patients with pituitaryadenoma have been treated by gamma knife radiosurgery during the past 12 years...