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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 55
Published: 29 November 2021
10.1159/000517646
EISBN: 978-3-318-06608-1
... chapter to deal with in detail. We do not consider products with another intended primary use, such as moisturizer or colour comments, which are, in themselves “secondary sunscreens,” defined specifically in Australia [AS/NZS 2604:2012 Sunscreen products – Evaluation and classification] or Canada...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 29
Published: 12 January 2021
10.1159/000510190
EISBN: 978-3-318-06852-8
... Abstract Introduction: To date, the microbiota associated with persistent endodontic infections has only been analyzed in patients who did not receive any antibiotic therapy for at least 3 months before endodontic treatment. In this clinical study, secondary endodontic infections...
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Series: Monographs in Clinical Cytology
Volume: 26
Published: 05 October 2020
10.1159/000455738
EISBN: 978-3-318-06604-3
... Abstract The pancreas is infrequently the site of secondary involvement by solid or hematopoietic malignancies. While carcinomas and melanoma are the most common malignancies to secondarily involve the pancreas, the literature is replete with reports of uncommon and rare entities metastasizing...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
10.1159/000493238
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
... restriction should not be used in hypovolemic patients, and it is particularly difficult to maintain in hospitalized patients with very elevated urine osmolalities secondary to high AVP levels (e.g., >500 mOsm/kg·H 2 O) because urine solute-free water excretion is very low; additionally, if the sum...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491041
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHP) is a frequent complication of kidney diseases. At variance with all the other forms of SHP, which are compensatory conditions, renal SHP has many pathogenetic peculiarities, which have been only in part defined. Furthermore, in the long course...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2018
10.1159/000486077
EISBN: 978-3-318-06339-4
... Abstract The interplay between vitamin D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) represents one of the most important metabolic mechanisms of regulation of the calcium/phosphorus homeostasis. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is therefore a major complication that arises as a result of reduced vitamin D...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 46
Published: 23 May 2016
10.1159/000443915
EISBN: 978-3-318-05840-6
... Abstract Adrenal failure secondary to hypothalamic-pituitary disease is a common although underestimated and underdiagnosed condition, with serious consequences. Corticotropin deficiency can be isolated or more frequently occur in association with other pituitary hormones deficiencies. The most...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 56
Published: 21 March 2016
10.1159/000442800
EISBN: 978-3-318-05830-7
... Abstract Purpose: To analyze the ability of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) to detect the presence of myopic choroidal neovascularization (CNV) and to describe structural features of myopic CNV on OCT-A. Methods: Patients with CNV secondary to high myopia (>6...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 55
Published: 27 October 2015
10.1159/000431194
EISBN: 978-3-318-05565-8
... Abstract Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is a significant cause of vision loss in all age groups. The most common cause of CNV is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). However, CNV can also occur as a secondary manifestation of various inherited and acquired conditions, including...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 113
Published: 17 April 2015
10.1159/000367880
EISBN: 978-3-318-02691-7
... Primary malnutrition Secondary malnutrition Management Prevention Key Messages • Malnutrition is responsible for almost one third of all deaths in children <5 years of age and causes impaired intellectual capabilities among those who survive • Primary malnutrition, commonly...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/000357248
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
... role of the current NET therapies in this context. Finally, practical clinical suggestions regarding the management of diabetes secondary to GEP NET are provided as well. Neuroendocrine Tumors: Classification, Clinical Features and Current Therapeutic Strategies Neuroendocrine tumors (NET...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/000357255
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
... This volume comprehensively describes the pathophysiological pathways that may lead adult patients suffering from different endocrine and pancreatic disorders to develop secondary diabetes. Drugs or procedures used to treat some of these conditions may also have diabetogenic consequences...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 22
Published: 10 April 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02598-9
EISBN: 978-3-318-02598-9
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 4
Published: 27 February 2014
10.1159/000355973
EISBN: 978-3-318-02564-4
... which nourishes photoreceptors and the retinal pigment epithelium. The purpose of this study was to investigate the eye vascular involvement in patients with RP secondary to a suspected connective tissue disease by measuring choroidal and macular thickness using enhanced depth imaging-spectral domain...
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Series: Frontiers of Oral Biology
Volume: 16
Published: 27 June 2012
10.1159/000337543
EISBN: 978-3-318-02108-0
... to induce Shh in the epithelium. These interactions are essential for normal growth and development of this region; in the absence of normal Shh signalling, mice develop a cleft of the secondary palate. Growth and patterning of the secondary palate are closely linked, with successive rugae forming within...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 16
Published: 17 June 2009
10.1159/000223695
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9162-1
... Abstract Secondary osteoporosis is more difficult to define in children than in adults but clearer definitions have recently been provided by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry. Whereas in adults, osteoporosis is defined on the basis of reduced bone density on scanning...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 163
Published: 15 June 2009
10.1159/000223802
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9203-1
... Abstract Secondary hyperparathyroidism is a serious complication of chronic renal disease when function decline and is characterized by abnormalities in serum calcium and phosphate profile, along with a decline in calcitriol synthesis. A reduced density of specific receptors for vitamin D...
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