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During nine months of training preceding the 1988 Olympic Games, six elite male rowers were regularly subjected to an investigation to changes in the rest values of the free testosterone/cortisol ratio (FTCR). In addition, the rowers were subjected to an exercise test on rowing ergometer. When comparing the FTCR levels through the season with the initial(More)
Mono-therapy with pegylated interferon (peg-IFN) has shown that a lower-than-standard dose yields the same sustained viral response (SVR) rates as standard doses for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection caused by genotypes 2 or 3. Our aim was to see if a fixed, lower-than-standard dose of peg-IFN alfa-2a (135 microg weekly) in combination with(More)
Fifty consecutive patients with genotype 2 or 3 chronic hepatitis C were treated with peg-IFN alfa-2a 135 microg weekly and ribavirin (11 mg/kg body weight) daily during 24 weeks. Rapid viral response treatment week 4, end-of-treatment response, and sustained viral response were analyzed by two different HCV RNA quantitation methods, the Cobas Amplicor(More)
Reconstructive surgery does not always provide for sufficient functional, cosmetic und esthetic results of bone defects, loss of soft tissues and sense organs. 57 patients were treated by the "Bochum study group for oro-facial rehabilitation" from 1990 to 1992 using implant-retained prostheses. The advantages of the "Snap-Button-System" used for retention(More)
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