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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 26
Published: 11 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06145-1
... of vernacular in the medical literature. With its high rates of morbidity and recidivism, care of the complex diabetic foot may be aptly comparable to many forms of cancer. Therefore, our efforts should be not only to achieve rapid healing of open wounds but also to maximize the number of ulcer-free days...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 5
Published: 04 July 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05867-3
... of replantation and free tissue transfer. However, with the improvement of instruments and research [ 1 , 2 , 3 ], free flap survival has reached a plateau; therefore, emphasis is now put on improving the functional and aesthetic results, as well as decreasing donor site morbidity. Nowadays, reconstructive...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 32
Published: 03 July 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02309-1
... mechanisms of disuse muscle atrophy remain unclear, free radical scavengers are known to play an important role in the development of disuse muscle atrophy. One of the neuroprotective agents, edaravone, a free radical scavenger, succeeded in proving clinical usefulness in a phase III clinical trial in Japan...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 29
Published: 21 December 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9610-7
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 165
Published: 04 May 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9473-8
... after CPB are hemodynamic and inflammatory factors and the release of heme and labile iron contributing to oxidation from reactive oxygen species. The generation of reactive oxygen species is catalyzed by free labile iron which is most active at acid pH. To date, no simple, safe, and effective...
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Series: Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposia
Volume: 1
Published: 22 April 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9244-4
... Abstract For the past 50 years, free radicals have been presumed to be a causal factor of cellular and organismal aging due to their reactive nature. During aging and age-associated disease, there is evidence that free radicals can cause damage to cellular structures. Stem cells...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 163
Published: 15 June 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9203-1
... Abstract Ultrafiltration in peritoneal dialysis occurs through endothelial water channels (free water transport) and together with solutes across small pores: solute coupled water transport. A review is given of cross-sectional studies and on the results of longitudinal follow-up. ...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 36
Published: 16 June 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8523-1
... Abstract We here examine interindividual variability in reproductive aging in free-ranging female rhesusmacaques (Macaca mulatta). Our study site, Raccoon Key, is an island, about 81 hectares in area, situatedin the Gulf of Mexico. Our data were collected from 1992 to 1998; the last 7 years...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 158
Published: 16 August 2007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01494-5
... Abstract Acetate-free biofi ltration (AFB) is a hemodiafi ltration technique that, technically aswell as biologically speaking, has all the premises for being a perfectly biocompatible techniquecapable of satisfying even the demands of critical patients laden with comorbidities.Important...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 153
Published: 03 November 2006
EISBN: 978-3-318-01397-9
... Abstract Serum free light chain assay is a recently available test for diagnosis and monitoring ofpatients with plasma cell dyscrasias. In particular, this test is especially useful in patients thatwere previously difficult to follow with traditional laboratory methods. These patientsinclude...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 146
Published: 28 October 2004
EISBN: 978-3-318-01168-5
... Abstract Induction of tolerance has been a longstanding goal in transplantation. Recent preliminarystudies using a steroid-free lymphocyte depletion strategy have been met with great excitementand an equal degree of skepticism. Current studies in this area suggest that immunosuppressioncan...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 137
Published: 31 May 2002
EISBN: 978-3-318-00851-7
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