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1. Rigato I, Bauce B, Rampazzo A, et al. Compound and digenic heterozygosity predicts lifetime arrhythmic outcome and sudden cardiac death in desmosomal gene-related arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2013; 6: 533-42. 2. Corrado D, Wichter T, Link MS, et al. Treatment of arrhythmogenic right ventricular(More)
BACKGROUND There is emerging evidence that strong primary care achieves better health at lower costs. Although primary care can be measured, in many countries, including Austria, there is little understanding of primary care development. OBJECTIVE Assessing the primary care development in Austria. METHODS A primary care assessment tool developed by(More)
Medical students are at risk for occupational needlestick injuries (NSIs) which can result in substantial health consequences and psychological stress. Therefore, an open online survey among final year medical students from Austria, Germany, and the United Kingdom (UK) was conducted. The aim of the study was to evaluate risk-awareness and reporting behavior(More)
BACKGROUND In autumn 2007, the Medical University of Graz (MUG) upgraded the status of general practice in medical training by integrating a compulsory five-week clerkship in general practice surgeries in the sixth and last year of the curriculum. In cooperation with the Styrian Academy of General Practice (STAFAM), more than 200 general practitioners (GPs)(More)
n engl j med 377;6 nejm.org August 10, 2017 598 increased difficulty of achieving a greater percent reduction in the average daily dose when starting with a higher dose at baseline. No interaction was seen between the number of relapses during the previous 2 years and treatment effect. Overall, the results of the modeling were inconsistent among end points(More)
To the Editor: In their review article, Kotchen et al. (March 28 issue)1 incorrectly interpret the findings of a Cochrane report2 on dietary salt and cardiovascular disease. They state that the report “concluded that reducing dietary salt intake did not decrease the risk of death or cardiovascular disease.” In fact, the cited Cochrane review reports a(More)
After lung resection, early extubation and the rapid return of the patients ability to cooperate is the predominant goal. Propofol anaesthesia is characterised by rapid awakening and recovery of cognitive and psychomotor functions and is consequently desirable for such operations. Experience so far in lung surgery, however, is limited. Besides the level of(More)
In einer prospektiven randomisierten Studie wurde die postoperative Lungenfunktion nach lungenresezierenden Eingriffen (Keilexzisionen, Lobektomien) untersucht. Die Narkose wurde als total intravenöse Anästhesie mit Propofol (Einleitung: 1,0–2,5 mg/kg, Aufrechterhaltung 4–12 mg/kg/h) durchgeführt, im Vergleichskollektiv erfolgte die Einleitung mit(More)