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CSF biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease concord with amyloid-β PETand predict clinical progression: A study of fully automated immunoassays in BioFINDER and ADNI cohorts
We studied whether fully automated Elecsys cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) immunoassay results were concordant with positron emission tomography (PET) and predicted clinical progression, even with cutoffsExpand
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Technical performance of a novel, fully automated electrochemiluminescence immunoassay for the quantitation of β-amyloid (1–42) in human cerebrospinal fluid
Available assays for quantitation of the Alzheimer's disease (AD) biomarker amyloid‐beta 1–42 (Aβ [1–42]) in cerebrospinal fluid demonstrate significant variability and lack of standardization toExpand
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Cirrhotic Patients With or Without Hepatocellular Carcinoma Harbour AFP-Specific T-Lymphocytes That Can Be Activated in vitro by Human Alpha-Fetoprotein
Background: Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is re-expressed in 60%-70% of hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) and may therefore be a potential target for a prophylactic or therapeutic tumour-specificExpand
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Risk Factors Associated with Adverse Drug Reactions Following Hospital Admission
AbstractBackground: Since the 1970s, studies have examined potential risk factors associated with adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in a variety of settings. However, no pharmacoepidemiological studyExpand
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Potential of ultrasound diagnosis for parotid tumors: Analysis of qualitative and quantitative parameters
Objective Histology of parotid tumors determines the extent of surgery. The aim was to test ultrasound (US) contrast enhancer-kinetics to identify histologic entities, possibly being superior toExpand
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IL-6 pathway-driven investigation of response to IL-6 receptor inhibition in rheumatoid arthritis
Objectives To determine whether heterogeneity in interleukin-6 (IL-6), IL-6 receptor and other components of the IL-6 signalling pathway/network, at the gene, transcript and protein levels, correlateExpand
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Predictive factors of mortality after PEG insertion: guidance for clinical practice.
BACKGROUND Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is considered the preferred route for long-term enteral feeding. The aim of this study was to determine predictors of an increased mortality riskExpand
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Why do some apheresis donors donate blood just once?
Background and Objectives  More knowledge about the reasons for non‐return of blood donors (BD) would enable blood donation services (BDS) to improve the efficacy of recruitment and retentionExpand
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Gender-Based Differences in Drug Prescription: Relation to Adverse Drug Reactions
Background/Aim: The female gender appears to suffer from more adverse drug reactions (ADRs) than the male gender. So far, there has been no epidemiologic study analyzing gender-based differences inExpand
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Alterations of Taste Perception in Crohn's Disease and Their Dependency on Disease Activity and Nutritional Behavior
Background The pathogenesis of Crohn's disease (CD) is unknown. Besides immunoregulatory, genetic and environmental aspects, a nutritional impact is also encountered. Whether taste perception exertsExpand
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