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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 61
Published: 27 May 2021
10.1159/000511821
EISBN: 978-3-318-06854-2
... Abstract Integrated intraoperative anterior segment optical coherence tomography is an extremely valuable tool that can be used by corneal surgeons when performing pediatric lamellar corneal transplant surgery. This chapter will demonstrate its use in infants and children with a variety...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 46
Published: 22 December 2014
10.1159/000366535
EISBN: 978-3-318-02763-1
... Abstract Organ transplant recipients (OTRs) have a 65- to 250-fold increased risk of the development of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in the wake of immunosuppression. The combination of ultraviolet light and properties of immunosuppressive drugs potentiate skin cancer formation. Due...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 53
Published: 22 April 2014
10.1159/000358531
EISBN: 978-3-318-02585-9
... RPE on aged or AMD Bruch's membrane are enhanced greatly (200%) if a biologically synthesized extracellular matrix (bovine corneal endothelial cell extracellular matrix) is laid down on Bruch's membrane prior to transplantation. Transplanted RPE survival is enhanced even more (400-1,000%) if Bruch's...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 178
Published: 30 May 2012
10.1159/000337887
EISBN: 978-3-318-02163-9
... Abstract The prevalence of end-stage renal disease continues to rise, and patients are treated for increasing periods of time with hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and transplantation. Transition from one treatment modality to another is common, and the astute clinician should be aware...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 43
Published: 29 February 2012
10.1159/000335144
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9856-9
... Abstract Organ transplant recipients (OTR) are at significantly increased risk to develop a wide variety of skin cancers, particularly epithelial skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma and Kaposi’s sarcoma. In addition, melanoma, skin adnexal neoplasm and cutaneous lymphomas are more common in OTR...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 43
Published: 29 February 2012
10.1159/000335148
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9856-9
... Abstract Transplantation is the treatment of choice for many different organ failures. Despite growing experience in surgery and immunosuppression protocols, the long-term mortality of the procedure remains much higher than in the general population. Second only to cardiovascular diseases...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 43
Published: 29 February 2012
10.1159/000335152
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9856-9
... Abstract Solid organ transplant recipients (SOTR) have an increased risk of skin cancer due to their long-term immunosuppressive state. As the number of these patients is increasing, as well as their life expectancy, it is important to discuss the screening and management of skin cancer...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 43
Published: 29 February 2012
10.1159/000335153
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9856-9
... Abstract It is on the tip of everyone’s tongue in the transplant community that recent improvements in short-term survival of solid organ allografts have not translated into the expected increase in long-term survival. Besides chronic immune-mediated damage to the transplanted organ, the poor...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 43
Published: 29 February 2012
10.1159/000335799
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9856-9
... Abstract Skin cancers remain the most commonly diagnosed neoplasms among organ transplant recipients (OTRs), comprising nearly 40% of all posttransplant malignancies. The occurrence of skin tumors has a considerable impact on the quality of life and the overall survival of OTRs. Ultraviolet...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 176
Published: 23 January 2012
10.1159/000333774
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9821-7
... Abstract Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been demonstrated to be present in a significant number of ESRD patients, and infection with this virus has been shown to have a detrimental impact on patient survival in both the dialysis and transplant patient populations. Studies have shown...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314397
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... Abstract This review examines the utility of flexible bronchoscopy (FB) in paediatric lung transplant recipients and other immunosuppressed children, including indications and contraindications, risk-benefits and potential complications of bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and transbronchial biopsy...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 162
Published: 28 October 2008
10.1159/000170864
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8959-8
...) antibodies with subsequent improvement in rates of transplantation for highly HLA-sensitized patients as well as a potent anti-inflammatory effect that is beneficial in the treatment of antibody-medi-ated rejection. These advancements have enabled patients previously considered poor or unreasonable...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 150
Published: 12 May 2006
10.1159/000093613
EISBN: 978-3-318-01347-4
... Abstract For suitable patients, renal transplantation is still the most preferable renal replacementmodality, offering the best outcome in terms of survival and quality of life [Meier-Kriesche, H.U.et al: Semin Dial 2005;18:499-504]. The shorter the period on dialysis, the better...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 150
Published: 12 May 2006
10.1159/000093618
EISBN: 978-3-318-01347-4
... Abstract Failed transplantation is an increasingly common cause for starting dialysis treatment.As with all patients approaching dialysis there is a need for adequate physical and psychologicalpreparation and yet whilst by definition these individuals are known to health professionalsthis...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088574
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
... Abstract Respiratory disease is a major cause of morbidity andmortality in cystic fibrosis (CF). Recent advances in diseasemanagement include improved management of respiratoryfailure, non-invasive ventilation and terminal care. Lung transplantation offers a chance of improved survival...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 23
Published: 03 September 2001
10.1159/000059286
EISBN: 978-3-318-00718-3
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