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Series: Else Kröner-Fresenius Symposia
Volume: 1
Published: 22 April 2010
10.1159/000312646
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9244-4
... associated with a functional decline in many tissues and organs, including impairment of immune function, muscle atrophy, skin wrinkling, bone fragility, decreased cognitive function, cardiac dysfunction, and increased cancer incidence. One common property shared by many of these age-related conditions...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 30
Published: 16 February 2012
10.1159/000333384
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9911-5
... Abstract Coma and other states of impaired consciousness are common in stroke patients. Sudden disturbance of consciousness can be the predominant clinical syndrome in the brainstem stroke, particularly in the case of basilar artery occlusion. Clinicians need to thoroughly investigate...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
10.1159/000516733
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... be mechanisms to deprive iron. Its absorption is compromised by reduced gastric acid (hypochlorhydria) and by dietary inhibitors in foods (e.g., phytates, fiber, oxalate, excess zinc). Reduction and impairment of the intestinal surface also can be a cause. Table 1. The six possible causes of nutrient...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 134
Published: 20 September 2001
10.1159/000060132
EISBN: 978-3-318-00747-3
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 44
Published: 20 May 2019
10.1159/000494958
EISBN: 978-3-318-06463-6
... expanded in the 1970s, is the most prominent formulation intended to capture the phenomenology of cognitive impairment attributable to subcortical involvement. Despite criticism highlighting its imprecision, subcortical dementia has endured as a useful general concept assisting the classification...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 37
Published: 18 June 2003
10.1159/000072036
EISBN: 978-3-318-00971-2
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 24
Published: 12 February 2009
10.1159/000197886
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9016-7
... Abstract Vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is the modern term related to vascular burden of the brain,reflecting all encompassing effects of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) on cognition. VCI include alllevels of cognitive decline from mild deficits in one or more cognitive domains to a broad...
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Series: Contributions to Microbiology
Volume: 15
Published: 17 June 2008
10.1159/000136358
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8549-1
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 61
Published: 26 September 2002
10.1159/000066812
EISBN: 978-3-318-00870-8
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 44
Published: 28 May 2013
10.1159/000350010
EISBN: 978-3-318-02404-3
...%. The disease burden includes stigmatization, depression, impaired quality of life, lack of self-confidence, embarrassment and self-consciousness. To the best of our knowledge, the extent to which this chronic disease may exert an influence upon the life course of affected individuals has, to date, not been...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 30
Published: 16 February 2012
10.1159/000333412
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9911-5
... Abstract The term post-stroke dementia (PSD) is used to define any dementia occurring after stroke irrespective if the leading cause is vascular, degenerative or mixed. PSD is a frequent condition after stroke and its prevalence ranges from 6 to 32%. However, not all cognitive impairment cases...
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Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 45
Published: 14 February 2008
10.1159/000115190
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8428-9
... Abstract Ischemic stroke and vascular cognitive impairment are leading causes of long-term disabilityand constitute a major public health burden and a significant economic burden tohealth systems. An increasing body of evidence demonstrates that disorders of glucosemetabolism including diabetes...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 61
Published: 26 September 2002
10.1159/000066832
EISBN: 978-3-318-00870-8
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 61
Published: 26 September 2002
10.1159/000066799
EISBN: 978-3-318-00870-8
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series: Clinical & Performance Program
Volume: 5
Published: 07 May 2001
10.1159/000061838
EISBN: 978-3-318-00651-3