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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369403
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... this condition is socially accepted as a natural process in a man's life, for some individuals it might significantly impact quality of life, reducing self-esteem and increasing stress. This chapter encompasses the most important aspects of the practical evaluation (clinical features, trichoscopy, trichogram...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 62
Published: 19 June 2017
10.1159/000460748
EISBN: 978-3-318-06044-7
... the goal of any given sport. Indeed, playing sport requires a willingness to undertake a task using inefficient means [ 3 ]. One might summarize this by saying that in sports we try to be as efficient as possible in an inefficient system. Thus, the quickest way to score a goal in football, or a try...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 56
Published: 05 July 2023
10.1159/000526046
EISBN: 978-3-318-07040-8
... tattoo equipment will support the tattooist to reduce such health risks, also today unsafe equipment still might affect consumer health due to malpractice advertising and fraudulent CE certificates by questionable manufacturers and suppliers not being transparent to parlors and artists. For artists...
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Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 29
Published: 23 May 2014
10.1159/000362429
EISBN: 978-3-318-02600-9
..., and that any link between this clinical phenomenology and measurable neurobiological alterations is missing. Such a link might even be logically impossible assuming that similar facts observable or explorable on the behavioural, experiential, cognitive and affective levels can be caused by a plethora of very...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 27
Published: 24 September 2018
10.1159/000487843
EISBN: 978-3-318-06369-1
... of bacterial porphyrins, etc.) might be used, but should be critically evaluated towards their validity and patients' benefit. There is insufficient evidence to recommend a specific single carious tissue removal method. However, hand or chemomechanical excavation seem useful, as they reduce pain and discomfort...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 198
Published: 07 May 2019
10.1159/000496528
EISBN: 978-3-318-06424-7
... the dysutilization of iron for erythropoiesis. However, in these patients, the target Hb levels and the appropriate doses of ESA and iron preparations are not indicated clearly. Recent clinical trials have reported that higher Hb levels, the same as those in nonelderly CKD patients, might not necessarily improve...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000507020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
... of therapy that combined beta-cell and cardiovascular protection and which might reduce or delay the need for insulin therapy. The resulting wave of enthusiasm swept aside the voices of caution, and each of the three drugs went on to become a blockbuster despite yawning gaps in the evidence base. At the peak...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 24
Published: 14 December 2017
10.1159/000479765
EISBN: 978-3-318-06141-3
... breast cancer and infection may coexist [Demay, 1996]. The inflammatory process might alter epithelial cells present on the smear, which may show evident nucleoli and nuclear enlargement, thus aspirates from this kind of lesions frequently fall into the “atypical” (C3) or “suspicious” (C4) diagnostic...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 21
Published: 11 December 2017
10.1159/000481328
EISBN: 978-3-318-06123-9
... on. In the case of children and adolescents, the puberty status might also be taken into account. Review of Literature As you can see, the generation of hypotheses is not a trivial task. Before you can specify the measures of exposure and outcome, the confounders and the expected results, an extensive...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486981
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
... proteins and thus abnormal peptides presented on MHC-I molecules on cancer cells. When sensitised by vaccination the immune system might be able to recognise the altered epitopes and eradicate the tumours. The 2 main challenges for vaccine design are the choice of the antigen (e.g., dendritic cell-based...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485697
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... hemodialysis (MHD) patients. Higher doses of ESAs have been demonstrated to result in a higher risk for cardiovascular disease due to elevated blood pressure or increased thrombogenicity. In addition, a high dose of iron might enhance inflammatory responses to infection and impair the phagocytic function...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 75
Published: 15 August 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02333-6
... with more infections in the week or two afterwards compared to guys that might have trained for the marathon but didn't compete for reasons other than illness. Question 4: Are there any nutritional strategies to minimize the risk of infections for endurance athletes? Answer: There's only a few that we...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 178
Published: 30 May 2012
10.1159/000337891
EISBN: 978-3-318-02163-9
..., and then chooses an option. An example of a systematic decision might be whether to apply for a new job. Clearly, taking a systematic decision is more time consuming and requires greater effort; however, it is also established that making systematic decisions is associated with making better decisions, i.e...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 93
Published: 26 February 2020
10.1159/000503351
EISBN: 978-3-318-06649-4
... to effects of paternal nutrition mediated by epigenetic modifications in sperm. The epigenome is extensively remodeled in the early embryo. Attention has therefore focused on the periconceptional period as a time when differences in parental nutrition might influence the establishment of epigenetic marks...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 156
Published: 10 May 2007
10.1159/000102125
EISBN: 978-3-318-01456-3
... injury and raise the question as to whether CPBassociatedAKI may actually be, in a significant part, a form of pigment nephropathy wherehemoglobin is the pigment responsible for renal injury. If CPB-associated AKI is a pigmentnephropathy, alkalinization of urine with sodium bicarbonate might protect from...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 75
Published: 15 August 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02333-6
... Questions and Answers Question 1: Are there any nutritional strategies to prevent muscle mass loss without interfering with the healing process? Answer: I think there probably are, mainly speculative evidence, but still worth trying. First of all, additional leucine with the diet might...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 102
Published: 08 August 2011
10.1159/000327781
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9780-7
... when Aristotle died a year later, in 322 BC, and the Roman destruction of Carthage was almost two hundred years into the future. Philosophy did not interest the Romans very much, and that might have saddened him. You also doubt whether the later elevation of Aristotelian thought to authority in both...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 19
Published: 17 June 2010
10.1159/000316896
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9451-6
... contribution of cancer-associated adipocytes into tumor progression might be amplified in obese women and explains at least in part the poor prognosis observed in this subset of patients. The prevalence of overweight and obesity has been increasing worldwide over the past decades and reached alarming...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 198
Published: 07 May 2019
10.1159/000496527
EISBN: 978-3-318-06424-7
... a significantly higher removal of IL-6 than the high-flux dialyzer in that study. Thus, it is possible that HD treatment using the adsorptive membrane (AN69) might be appropriate for elderly HD patients. Moreover, in addition to the AN69 membrane, the polymethylmethacrylate membrane is recognized also...