Benedikt Sedlmaier

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The Gram-negative bacterium Helicobacter pylori is a causative agent of gastritis and peptic ulcer disease in humans. Strains producing the CagA antigen (cagA(+)) induce strong gastric inflammation and are strongly associated with gastric adenocarcinoma and MALT lymphoma. We show here that such strains translocate the bacterial protein CagA into gastric(More)
PURPOSE To define the role of olfactory bulb volume measurement by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for detecting olfactory dysfunction in comparison with objective olfactometry. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty patients with suspected olfactory dysfunction (16 women, 14 men; mean age 52 years, range 20 - 79 years) were examined by MRI and objective(More)
OBJECTIVE Laser Eustachian tuboplasty (LETP) with ablation of the epipharyngeal orifice of the Eustachian tube (ET) shows good results in clinical observation. However, to this day, there are no reports evaluating the surgical procedure with valid test methods. The purpose of this study was to test the effect of minimally invasive LETP by means of a(More)
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