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Media reports of intraoperative alertness have aroused uncertainty in patients. These include for example: "Problems during full narcosis – patients became restless during surgery". ... [more]

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Adults with ADHD often have other conditions as well. For more than 80 percent of these patients another psychiatric condition is present. These comorbidities make it difficult to treat the ... [more]

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Gezundheit! Image of the Week – May 21, 2018 - CIL:40324 - http://cellimagelibrary.org/images/40324

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Ventricular fibrillation – Using ultrasound to detect its causes

Ventricular fibrillation is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the heart muscle exhibits a rapid, erratic beat and the heart will no longer pump blood. The cause might be a circulatory system disease or heart attack. Researchers in ... [more]
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Personalized cancer medicine – Best possible treatment with TherapySelect

Medicine is getting more and more personalized. This is particularly interesting for oncology, since a cancer is as individual as the respective patient. When choosing a therapy, both the characteristics of the tumor and the personal characteristics ... [more]
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PD Dr. med. Johannes W. Dietrich has edited the Flexikon article Pickardt Syndrome
The term Pickardt Syndrome refers to a rare form of tertiary Hypothyroidism that is caused by interruption of portal vessels connecting hypothalamus and pituitary.

Etiology
Occlusion of portal vessels may origin from tumors or thrombosis. The most ... [more]