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Sleep endoscopy – a new challenge for the anaesthetist in the diagnostics and treatment of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

The obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSA) is characterized by repeated episodes of partial or complete occlusion of the upper airways during sleep. Patients with OSA have an...

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Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Issue: 2/2018

Specialization: Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Inten Intensive Care Medicine

Palliative care in the home for the elderly

Palliative care in the home for the elderly

The number of elderly patients in palliative care in the home is increasing. Palliation in the care of the elderly is specific e. g. there are more non-oncological diseases in...

Full article   Geriatrics and Gerontology Issue: 2/2018

Specialization: Geriatrics General practitioner for adults Orthopaedic prosthetics
Hyponatremia in older patients, specifics in diagnostics and treatment

Hyponatremia in older patients, specifics in diagnostics and treatment

Decreased serum sodium concentration is a rather frequent electrolyte disorder in elderly patients. The reason for this is rather frail serum sodium homeostasis, frequent...

Full article   Geriatrics and Gerontology Issue: 1/2018

Specialization: Orthopaedic prosthetics General practitioner for adults Geriatrics
Hypothalamic inflam­mation and somatic dis­eases

Hypothalamic inflam­mation and somatic dis­eases

The hypothalamus represents a key structure involved in maintenance of homeostasis. Several factors, such as long-term increases in plasma levels of saturated fatty acids or pro...

Full article   Czech and Slovak Neurology and Neurosurgery Issue: 3/2018

Specialization: Paediatric neurology Neurosurgery Neurology
Ibuprofen versus pivmecillinam for uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women—A double-blind, randomized non-inferiority trial

Ibuprofen versus pivmecillinam for uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women—A double-blind, randomized non-inferiority trial

In a multicenter trial, Ingvild Vik and colleagues studied a non-antimicrobial treatment for urinary tract infections in women.

Full article   PLOS Medicine Issue: 5/2018

Specialization: Internal medicine
Parallel altitudinal clines reveal trends in adaptive evolution of genome size in

Parallel altitudinal clines reveal trends in adaptive evolution of genome size in

Genome size in plants can vary by orders of magnitude, but this variation has long been considered to be of little functional consequence. Studying three independent adaptations...

Full article   PLOS Genetics Issue: 5/2018

Specialization: Medical genetics Reproduction medicine
 

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