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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 198
Published: 07 May 2019
10.1159/000496717
EISBN: 978-3-318-06424-7
... Abstract Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the correlation between aortic calcification and demographic and biochemical parameters in hemodialysis patients. Summary: Calcification scores of the aortic arch and abdominal aorta were determined from multi-slice...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 195
Published: 22 May 2018
10.1159/000486942
EISBN: 978-3-318-06350-9
... of beta-blockers using our outpatient dialysis database. From 389 dialysis patients registered in our database, subjects taking beta-blockers were extracted and matched with patients not taking beta-blockers using propensity scores based on 39 variables. Cardiovascular mortality, mortality of heart...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 102
Published: 08 August 2011
10.1159/000327791
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9780-7
.... The modified MedDietScore The Mediterranean Diet Score Over the past few years, dietary pattern analysis and composite diet indices have been proposed for use in the field of nutritional epidemiology in order to evaluate adherence to a specific dietary pattern or dietary recommendations [1, 6 - 8...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 41
Published: 09 May 2011
10.1159/000323308
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9687-9
... Abstract The SCORAD (Index) is the best validated scoring system in atopic dermatitis (AD). Modification of the SCORAD Index has led several times to incorrect use of the system. To measure the extent of AD, the rule of nines is applied on a front/back drawing of the patient’s inflammatory...
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Series: Developments in Biologicals
Volume: 132
Published: 08 August 2008
10.1159/000317167
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9596-4
... in a population of Canadian Holstein bulls. A selective DNA pool was constructed based on the estimated breeding values (EBVs) for somatic cell score (SCS). Gene segments were amplified from this pool in PCR reactions and the amplicons sequenced to reveal polymorphisms. A total of four SNPs, including one...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 33
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000351891
EISBN: 978-3-318-02459-3
... to predict stroke recurrence after TIA. This has led to the development of scores, initially for long-term prognosis such as the Stroke Prognosis Instrument (SPI) or the Hankey score, which both have shown a good predictive value at 1 or 2 years after TIA. Risk factors such as age, hypertension...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 72
Published: 10 August 2011
10.1159/000324771
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9723-4
... Abstract Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical outcomes of acute pharyngo-tonsillitis by a scoring system and the impact of causative pathogens. Methods: The patients with acute pharyngotonsillitis were evaluated for causative pathogens and her clinical symptoms...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 78
Published: 19 April 2016
10.1159/000442127
EISBN: 978-3-318-05802-4
... Carcinoma, with Increasing Complexity Paralleling Increasing Clinical Usefulness These echelons consist of (1) univariate and (2) multivariate identification of prognostic factors (see next section); (3) combining these factors into a summary index, score or nomogram, providing a user-friendly tool...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 156
Published: 10 May 2007
10.1159/000102074
EISBN: 978-3-318-01456-3
... Abstract Severity scoring systems were first introduced to intensive care units (ICUs) in 1980.The basis for their development was the intention to provide information on the prognosis ofpatients, the efficacy of therapeutic interventions, stratification for clinical studies, workloadand...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 39
Published: 03 August 2016
10.1159/000445413
EISBN: 978-3-318-05865-9
... Abstract Background: Randomized controlled trials represent the most useful tool to evaluate the effectiveness of a treatment in medical research. When designing a clinical trial, the choice of end points, assessment tools, and scores is crucial as they represent the prerequisites...
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