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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 64
Published: 25 August 2009
10.1159/000235779
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9168-3
... Abstract The human gastrointestinal tract is colonized by 100 trillion microorganisms, including both beneficial and potentially pathogenic species. A zwitterionic polysaccharide (PSA) from the gastrointestinal microorganism Bacteroides fragilis has been shown to be the archetypal molecule...
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Published: 08 March 2017
10.1159/isbn.978-1-910797-44-0
EISBN: 978-1-910797-44-0
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 41
Published: 17 June 2008
10.1159/000139874
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8525-5
... Abstract The proper management of prostate cancer is dependent on appropriate risk categorization, basedon pretreatment prostate-specific antigen (PSA), clinical stage and Gleason score (GS). The use ofradiotherapy in low-risk (T1-T2a, PSA ! 10 ng/ml and GS ≤ 6) and intermediate-risk (T1/T2...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 99
Published: 21 October 2013
10.1159/000353255
EISBN: 978-3-318-02481-4
... leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men in the United States, with an estimated 241,740 new cases and 28,170 deaths in 2012 [ 1 ]. In men with metastatic disease, primary androgen ablation can initially decrease levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and help relieve symptoms. In some subgroups...
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Series: Contributions to Oncology
Volume: 47
Published: 06 January 1995
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03430-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-03430-1
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 41
Published: 17 June 2008
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-8525-5
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8525-5
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 36
Published: 07 January 2002
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00695-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-00695-7
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 107
Published: 29 April 2013
10.1159/000346493
EISBN: 978-3-318-02325-1
..., polysaccharide A (PSA) which displays immunomodulatory activity and suppresses intestinal inflammation [ 17 , 18 ]. PSA shapes host immune responses by inducing IL-10 and IFN-γ from CD4 T cells through TLR2 signaling [ 16 , 18 ]. Monocolonization of mutant B. fragilis lacking PSA into germ-free mice resulted...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 41
Published: 17 June 2008
10.1159/000139876
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8525-5
... Abstract Background: Within 5 years following radical prostatectomy, between 15 and 60% of patients withpT3 prostate carcinomas show an increasing prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level as a sign of localand/or systemic tumor progression. Apart from a large number of retrospective investigations...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 33
Published: 22 January 2018
10.1159/000480910
EISBN: 978-3-318-06202-1
... to neurostimulation or other morbidities associated with age may limit the effect on tremor, and therefore the reduce quality of life. Stimulation of the posterior subthalamic area (PSA), comprising the zona incerta, the radiatio prelemnicalis, and cerebello-thalamic fiber tracts, has been suggested to suppress...
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Published: 30 April 1996
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-04356-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-04356-3
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 34
Published: 25 September 2000
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00488-5
EISBN: 978-3-318-00488-5
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 47
Published: 26 February 2015
10.1159/000369403
EISBN: 978-3-318-02775-4
... tests. The following tests are generally recommended: complete blood count, chemistry tests, liver function test, evaluation of sexual hormone levels, prolactin level, thyroid function, and 25-OH vitamin D, vitamin B12, zinc, iron and ferritin, creatine kinase, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 44
Published: 28 May 2013
10.1159/000350194
EISBN: 978-3-318-02404-3
... employment and income [ 3 ] and increased depression [ 4 ]. Psoriasis is associated with a seronegative inflammatory arthritis, psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in 7-26% of patients [ 5 ]. Furthermore, epidemiological studies have linked psoriasis to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease including...
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Series: Monographs in Virology
Volume: 22
Published: 01 November 2001
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00723-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-00723-7
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 107
Published: 29 April 2013
10.1159/000346491
EISBN: 978-3-318-02325-1
... of in vitro studies (e.g. [ 34 , 35 ]). In mice, the immunomodulating effect of Bacteroides fragilis can be mimicked by oral administration of the active component (PSA) in purified form [ 36 ]. Apparently, PSA when administered orally can reach the relevant niches within the intestine and interact...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 42
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000437185
EISBN: 978-3-318-05590-0
... ], a palliative one-time dosage of 8 Gy was given right before the start of ipilimumab treatment. Ipilimumab showed a beneficial impact on prostate-specific antigen (PSA), but adding RT did not impact this trend significantly. A phase III trial with almost 800 randomized patients confirmed these results...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 64
Published: 25 August 2009
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9168-3
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9168-3