Fabienne C. Fierz

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Acute esophageal variceal bleeding in patients with portal hypertension remains a complication with a high mortality today. In cases refractory to standard therapy including endoscopic band ligation and pharmacological therapy, traditionally balloon tamponade has been used as salvage therapy. However, these techniques show several important limitations.(More)
Background. In advanced cutaneous melanoma, new systemic therapies include immunotherapy by checkpoint inhibition and targeted inhibition of the mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway; these are becoming increasingly well established. We describe the clinical presentation of uveitis in three patients with concomitant systemic melanoma treatment. History(More)
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