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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 32
Published: 03 July 2013
10.1159/000346408
EISBN: 978-3-318-02309-1
... prognosis. However, only up to 20-25% of patients are eligible to causal treatment. Further, care in a specialized stroke unit improves prognosis in all patients independent of age and stroke severity. Even when it is not possible to prevent tissue loss, the surviving brain areas of functional brain...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 7
Published: 09 September 2019
10.1159/000500390
EISBN: 978-3-318-06540-4
... Abstract Proteins are the basic elements used by living organisms to perform the biological functions, and protein structure can reveal the detailed working mechanisms of the biological reactions. In Leptospira , approximately 49 protein structures in different forms and conformations have...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 33
Published: 22 January 2018
10.1159/000480748
EISBN: 978-3-318-06202-1
... Abstract The neural connections of the basal ganglia provide important insights into their function. Here, we discuss the current perspective on basal ganglia connections with the cerebral cortex and with the cerebellum. We review the evidence that the basal ganglia participate in functionally...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 33
Published: 22 January 2018
10.1159/000480766
EISBN: 978-3-318-06202-1
... of the basal ganglia, discussing the findings, potential challenges and the expected improvements in surgical outcomes deriving by the routine use of tractography in functional neurosurgery. Introduction Movement disorders are a group of syndromes characterized by an impairment of the regulation...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 33
Published: 22 January 2018
10.1159/000481102
EISBN: 978-3-318-06202-1
... aspects, advantages, and disadvantages of each frameless system are reviewed. Frameless stereotaxy is a safe, accurate, and effective technique for functional stereotactic approaches and provides a viable alternative to the frame-based systems. Introduction Fundamental to the principle...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 26
Published: 16 October 2017
10.1159/000479350
EISBN: 978-3-318-06113-0
... Abstract The limited effect of fluoride on root caries has prompted the study of new preventive therapies, which involve recently developed functional peptides, lasers, phosphate-based technologies, among several other approaches. Most of the specific peptides currently investigated have been...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 88
Published: 30 May 2017
10.1159/000455219
EISBN: 978-3-318-06031-7
... Abstract The complex and diverse intestinal microbiome is recognized as important in promoting human health. An altered gut microflora, referred to as dysbiosis, is increasingly recognized as having an etiologic role in a variety of conditions, including functional gastrointestinal disorders...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 88
Published: 30 May 2017
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06031-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-06031-7
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 39
Published: 03 August 2016
10.1159/000445418
EISBN: 978-3-318-05865-9
... functional systems affected by MS, i.e. cerebellar, pyramidal, sensory, bowel and bladder, visual, brainstem, mental or cognitive function and mobility [ 6 ]. Grades from 0 to 3.5 are based on impairments of the functional systems, midscale scores from 4.0 to 7.0 are the result of progressive limitation...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 86
Published: 28 June 2016
10.1159/000442723
EISBN: 978-3-318-05483-5
... Abstract Over 50% of all infants present with one or more functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) during the first months of life. The literature on the effect of partially hydrolyzed formula (pHF) in the management of FGIDs was reviewed. There is insufficient evidence to recommend pHFs...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 86
Published: 28 June 2016
10.1159/000442729
EISBN: 978-3-318-05483-5
... and cardiovascular disease. Several components in breast milk may be responsible for these different outcomes, but bioactive proteins/peptides likely play a major role. Some proteins in breast milk are comparatively resistant towards digestion and may therefore exert their functions in the gastrointestinal tract...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 181
Published: 15 January 2016
10.1159/000440916
EISBN: 978-3-318-05621-1
... that provide an indirect measure of brain functioning have been examined, including tests of olfactory processing [ 8 ] and cognitive performance [ 7 , 9 ]. However, neuroimaging permits a more direct assessment of the structure and functioning of the brain in vivo, and thus has particular potential...
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Series: Fast Facts Collection 2006-2015
Published: 09 November 2015
10.1159/000491364
EISBN: 978-1-910797-09-9
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Book: Cornea
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 6
Published: 11 August 2015
10.1159/000381489
EISBN: 978-3-318-05453-8
... Abstract The ocular surface (OS) is a functional unit comprising the eyelids and blink reflexes, tear film and tear glands, the conjunctival mucus membrane and substantia propria, and the corneal epithelium and Bowman's zone. Its health is crucial for vision. The OS can be affected by a variety...