Günter Christ

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Several tumor cells secrete significantly increased amounts of the plasminogen activator urokinase, a trypsinlike serine protease, whose biological function in tumor biology is unclear. In this study we report that cells of the human epidermal tumor cell line CCL 20.2 express about 80,000 high-affinity urokinase receptors per cell that bind active as well(More)
OBJECTIVES Because of the known CYP3A4 inhibition by calcium-channel blockers (CCBs), we hypothesized that there might be a drug-drug interaction between clopidogrel and dihydropyridines in patients with coronary artery disease. BACKGROUND Clopidogrel is activated by CYP3A4, which also metabolizes CCBs of the dihydropyridine class. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical utility of individualising dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in an all-comers population, including ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients. SETTING Tertiary care single centre registry. PARTICIPANTS 1008 consecutive PCI patients with stent implantation, without(More)
We present the case of a 51-year-old male patient who received adjuvant chemotherapy consisting of oxaliplatin, bolus and continuous 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin after anterior resection because of locally advanced rectal cancer. Preoperative chemotherapy with capecitabine (an oral 5-FU prodrug) had been well tolerated. Two days after initiation of(More)
et al. Individualising dual antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention: the IDEAL-PCI registry. ▸ Prepublication history for this paper is available online. To view these files please visit the journal online ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the clinical utility of individualising dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous(More)
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