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Volume: 23
Published: 31 December 1974
10.1159/000286615
EISBN: 978-3-318-06166-6
... Abstract Despite the omnipresence of threatening experiences, the human species displays remarkable resilience in adaptation. This has been significantly neglected until recent years in both clinical observation and systematic research. The present paper summarizes some information on coping...
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... Abstract Acquired hemophilia A is a rare immune coagulopathy causing life- or limb-threatening bleeding episodes.Responsible autoantibody inhibitors against factor VIII coagulant protein appear spontaneouslyin subjects with previously normal hemostatic function. Despite the fact that hemostatic...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 26
Published: 11 December 2017
10.1159/000480060
EISBN: 978-3-318-06145-1
..., Medicaid beneficiaries and for those residing in the lowest quartile of income regions [ 4 ]. Stratification of Amputation Risk: The Importance of Classification From the perspective of a vascular surgeon, for nearly half a century, care for patients with threatened limbs due to chronic limb...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 200
Published: 07 August 2023
10.1159/000527573
EISBN: 978-3-318-07124-5
... Abstract Sepsis is a life-threatening syndrome initiated by a dysregulated host response to infection. Maladaptive inflammatory burst damages host tissues and causes organ dysfunction, the burden of which has been demonstrated as the paramount predictor of worse clinical outcomes...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 200
Published: 07 August 2023
10.1159/000527648
EISBN: 978-3-318-07124-5
... administration. While this approach has undoubtedly improved patient outcomes, it has significant limitations. First, mortality from sepsis remains unacceptably high. Second, emerging pathogen resistance to antimicrobial therapies threatens a return to the pre-antimicrobial era of patient care. Lastly, the early...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 96
Published: 30 June 2022
10.1159/000519393
EISBN: 978-3-318-07015-6
... Abstract Deficiency or excess of specific micronutrients is common in preterm infants and can have many effects on health outcomes, ranging from life-threatening electrolyte disturbances to long-term effects on growth, brain development, bone health, and the risk of retinopathy of prematurity...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
10.1159/000493247
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
... restriction or an oral bolus of a hypertonic saline solution. Severe EAH (with encephalopathy) is a life-threatening emergency and should be urgently treated with intravenous 100 mL boluses of 3% saline until the resolution of encephalopathy symptoms. The prevention of EAH is evolutionarily rooted...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 99
Published: 29 May 2024
10.1159/000534960
EISBN: 978-3-318-07336-2
... and disability worldwide, further widening global disparities. Moreover, these changes have significantly affected Earth’s land, water, and atmosphere, threatening the gains made thus far. In particular, animal food sources disproportionally impact the environment. Food systems will need to evolve to decrease...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 97
Published: 07 May 2012
10.1159/000335612
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9971-9
... Abstract Epidemiologic investigations of cutaneous adverse drug reactions (cADR) are important to evaluate their impact in dermatology and health care in general as well as their burden for affected patients. Few epidemiologic studies have been performed on frequent non-life-threatening cADR...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334455
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Laryngomalacia is the most common congenital laryngeal abnormality, as well as the most common cause of stridor in infants. Laryngomalacia presents as a wide spectrum of disease from mild noisy breathing with feeding to life-threatening airway obstruction and failure to thrive...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 29
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000506552
EISBN: 978-3-318-06734-7
...-VEGF agents. Meanwhile, the search for a systemic approach to the prevention and treatment of diabetic retinopathy included evaluation of metabolic control by the DCCT, UKPDS, and numerous other intervention trials, while protocols to screen for sight-threatening lesions were developed and implemented...
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... to make HCT awidely available treatment modality for patients with life-threatening bone marrow disorders - provideda suitable histocompatible donor can be identified. HCT is a paradigm for successful translational research:from curative concept to cure. ...
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... systemic activationmay evoke the generation of pathologic levels of kinins and a consumption of contact factors, which canboth contribute to the progression of the disease and cause life-threatening complications. The presentreview aims to give an update on the role of the contact system in infectious...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 44
Published: 20 May 2019
10.1159/000494957
EISBN: 978-3-318-06463-6
... Abstract Elements of “frontal” syndromes and executive dysfunction have been pondered by humans since ancient times, perhaps because executive dysfunction often threatens the very characteristics that make us human. This chapter provides a historical account of scientific advancements related...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131753
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... keratinocytes from pathogenic autoantibodies by preventing theautoantibody-induced of apoptosis and oncosis. This anti-apoptotic action of IVIg helpsexplain how IVIg works in severe, life threatening dermatologic conditions that are resistantto traditional systemic treatments, such as toxic epidermal necrolysis...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
10.1159/000493234
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
... presentations to life-threatening conditions, a comprehensive understanding of its possible causes and of the frequencies of occurrence of the various types of hyponatremia in distinct clinical settings is essential for successful disease management. In this chapter, the diverse etiologies of hyponatremia...