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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... and assessed the strategies used to treat CKD (stages 1-5D) patients. Summary: In study 1, we prospectively determined correlations among biochemical values, physical specimens, and LVMI using echocardiography in hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients (stage 5D). In study 2, biochemical...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 26
Published: 11 December 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06145-1
... and requires specific attention by clinicians and other involved health care providers and illustrates the evolution of an integrated strategy for offloading the diabetic foot. Offloading Modalities Many different casts, walkers, shoes, surgical techniques, and other offloading modalities have been...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 48
Published: 24 March 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02777-8
... over many decades. A risk of death from tattooing remains associated with severe infection, i.e. sepsis. Preventive strategies may rely on focused preventions, and sterility and preservation of ink is essential, rational and knowledge-based. The chemical and particle contents of ink nanoparticles...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 77
Published: 30 September 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02447-0
... response is established may be a useful strategy to prevent early childhood allergic disease in children at high hereditary risk. Further work is needed to establish the optimal period of supplementation and whether longer term benefits exist. Burden of Allergic Disease in Childhood The incidence...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 75
Published: 15 August 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02333-6
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Series: Biovalley Monographs
Volume: 3
Published: 28 August 2012
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9066-2
... to develop an original strategy aimed at determining whether neurosteroidogenesis may be an endogenous mechanism involved in the protection against neurodegenerative processes. The first step was to stably transfect SH-SY5Y cells with key proteins of AD such as the human native tau (hTau40), mutant tau...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 96
Published: 16 March 2012
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9895-8
... to produce IL-4 in response to IL-25 and IL-33 [ 7 , 8 ]. Although these cells remain to be detected in man, it is likely that these cells provide a key bystander role in initial allergic sensitization and are thus a target of anti-IL-4 strategies. IL-4 Receptors and Cellular Targets The role of IL-4...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 39
Published: 31 August 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9567-4
... cytokines and chemokines into the surrounding tissue ( 16 , 17 ). Figure 1 summarizes the critical steps in the induction of the allergic immune response. Interference with the receptor-ligand binding process represents a strategy for the development of antiallergic drugs. In humans, high-affinity...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 23
Published: 13 March 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9078-5
... types require adjuvant therapy. To plan a surgical strategy, then eurosurgeon has to acquire enough knowledge of the effect of adjuvant therapies and biological behavior of the GCTs. Germinoma can be cured by low-dose radiotherapy in combination with chemotherapy, and nowadays needs only to be biopsied...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 23
Published: 13 March 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9078-5
... Abstract With the development of diagnostic, radiologic, and therapeutic modalities, strategies for management of central nervous system (CNS) germinoma are changing gradually. The author advocates that typical germinomas can be diagnosed based on their typical clinical and radiological...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 22
Published: 16 October 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8605-4
... Abstract A new treatment strategy using the gamma knife is proposed, based on evaluation of long-term resultsof gamma knife radiosurgery for residual or recurrent craniopharyngioma after microsurgery. A total of98 of 107 patients were followed up for a mean of 65.5 months after radiosurgery...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 21
Published: 15 September 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8371-8
... of hearing and tumor growth. Both events mayoccur in an independent way in the middle-term period.This information has to be given to the patient, and a carefulsequential follow-up may be adopted when the wait andsee strategy is chosen. ...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 20
Published: 22 February 2007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01416-7
... Abstract In this paper, pathological aspects of diagnosis, classification, treatment strategy andinterstitial radiotherapy for craniopharyngiomas have been discussed and reviewed. The classificationbased on the location of squamous cell nests is useful for clinical evaluations and/orsurgical...
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Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 6
Published: 15 May 2006
EISBN: 978-3-318-01336-8
... ofGamma Knife radiosurgery. Outcomes were excellent in 45, good in 23, fair in 4, poor in 3and death in 16. A new treatment strategy has been proposed, in which small residual orrecurrent tumors at the so-called ‘R-site’ (tumor origin) are targets for Gamma Knife radiosurgery,as an alternative to total...
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