Christian Theimer

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This study investigated how 50 preschool children (25 girls, 25 boys) evaluated the appropriateness of excluding boys and girls from two types of activities (doll play, truck play) and two types of future roles (playing a teacher, playing a firefighter) across different exclusion contexts. Children judged straight-forward exclusion from activities on the(More)
BACKGROUND Even though the presence of antithyroglobulin antibodies (TgAbs) represents a significant problem in the follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), the current guidelines on the management of DTC that have been published in recent years contain no text concerning the methods to be used for detecting such antibody-related(More)
Differentiated thyroid cancer is a rare malignancy, but leaves numerous survivors for life-long follow-up. The cornerstone in current guidelines for follow-up is by measuring the thyroid specific tumour marker, thyroglobulin in serum. Most patients can be followed by this method, but some thyroid cancer patients have antithyroglobulin antibodies in serum,(More)
BACKGROUND Reliable and precise CA 19-9 testing is required for the long-term follow-up of patients with pancreatic carcinoma during therapy. The aim of this longitudinal proficiency study was to evaluate the comparability, linearity, and precision of CA 19-9 determinations performed in different laboratories using currently available test systems under(More)
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