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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 56
Published: 05 July 2023
10.1159/000521863
EISBN: 978-3-318-07040-8
... the correction of most subtle irregularities on the skin is possible through skillful pigmentation. Microblading describes a special technique in which the skin is carved with a certain “needle blade.” The ink is then applied on the fresh wound and massaged into the cuts in order to depose the pigments...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 7
Published: 06 April 2016
10.1159/000442225
EISBN: 978-3-318-05619-8
... Abstract The majority of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) tumors are considered to be congenital and benign. They are classified as either congenital hypertrophy of the RPE (CHRPE) or RPE hamartoma. CHRPE most frequently presents as an isolated, flat, darkly pigmented and well-delineated fundus...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 48
Published: 24 March 2015
10.1159/000370014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02777-8
.... In addition, these regulations would not lead to a healthier end product because the currently considered health problems associated with tattoos (affecting 6% of tattoos performed in Germany) could be caused by multiple additional factors, such as the tattooing technique and aftercare. The pigment itself...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369413
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... Abstract Humans are social animals that communicate disproportionately via potent genetic signals imbued in the skin and hair, including racial, ethnic, health, gender, and age status. For the vast majority of us, age-related hair pigment loss becomes the inescapable signal of our disappearing...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 53
Published: 22 April 2014
10.1159/000358531
EISBN: 978-3-318-02585-9
... Abstract Suspensions of human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelium (hES-RPE) and human fetal RPE resurface aged and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Bruch's membrane to a limited degree at day 21 in organ culture. Survival and differentiation of hES-RPE and human fetal...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 20
Published: 24 November 2009
10.1159/000262666
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9276-5
... and functional integrity of blood vessels in the body. These are the well-characterized proteins, vascular endothelial derived growth factor (VEGF) and pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF). Overexpression of VEGF, a potent endothelial cell mitogen, is potentiated in response to hypoxia, hyperglycemia...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 43
Published: 08 June 2009
10.1159/000223844
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9125-6
... Abstract The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is a monolayer of cells adjacent to the photoreceptors of the retina. It plays a crucial role in maintaining photoreceptor health and survival. Degeneration or dysfunction of the RPE can lead to photoreceptor degeneration and as a consequence...
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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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