Häuptli Walter

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Rat extensor digitorum longus muscles were overloaded by stretch after removal of the synergist tibialis anterior muscle to determine the relationship between capillary growth, muscle blood flow, and presence of growth factors. After 2 wk, sarcomere length increased from 2.4 to 2.9 micrometers. Capillary-to-fiber ratio, estimated from alkaline(More)
OBJECTIVES In this study we evaluate gender differences in affective adaptation and health perception in patients 6 months after stent implantation. BACKGROUND Assessment of gender-specific behavioral strategies to cope with serious cardiac disease conditions has not been given much attention until now. Preliminary data suggest greater impairments in(More)
The s/s-genotype of the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and the personality trait of neuroticism have both been associated with experiences of negative affect, anxiety and mood disorders, as well as an emotional processing bias towards negative facial emotions. On a neural level, this bias can be characterized by altered amygdala and fusiform gyrus (FFG) activity(More)
Background.  Although acquired immune deficiency syndrome-associated morbidity has diminished due to excellent viral control, multimorbidity may be increasing among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons compared with the general population. Methods.  We assessed the prevalence of comorbidities and multimorbidity in participants of the Swiss(More)
Currently, 'the pipeline' of drugs in development for the treatment of colorectal cancer is limited. As such, it is essential that we understand and maximise the therapeutic potential of our available drugs. A good example of this has been the development of triplet regimens with 5FU/LV or capecitabine, irinotecan and oxaliplatin (FOLFOXIRI), and, latterly,(More)
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