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Increased polysialic acid neural cell adhesion molecule expression in human hippocampus of heroin addicts
Chronic exposure to heroin is known to cause cognitive deficits. However, little is known about the underlying molecular mechanisms. It has been suggested that opiate-induced neurotoxicity as well asExpand
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The pharmacologic stability of 35-year old theophylline
The propensity to preserve and to hoard drugs over the years at home is a well-known phenomenon and offers the possibility for intentional and accidental drug poisoning in man. We report a case ofExpand
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Survival after massive “ecstasy” (MDMA) ingestion
nously (8 mg/kg 3 times daily). Two days after admission, she was oliguric and comatose. She was placed on mechanical ventilation. Creatinemia was 409 mmol/l. Brain TDM and CSF were normal. PlasmaExpand
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Introduction to the application of capillary gas chromatography of performance-enhancing drugs in doping control.
Performance-enhancing drugs banned by antidoping rules are detected in doping control preferably by hyphenated chromatographic techniques, capillary gas chromatography in particular. Based on theExpand
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[Fatal propane-butane poisoning].
Two lethal poisonings by butane and propane are described, and the corresponding concentrations in the body fluids and organ tissues are evaluated. One case appeared to be an accident afterExpand
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Alternative Method for Forensic Determination of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide and Related Compounds in Body Fluids by Liquid–Liquid Extraction and HPLC with Fluorescence Detection
An alternative and practical method is described for simultaneous detection and quantification of the potent hallucinogen lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and related compounds in urine and serumExpand
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Evaluation of REMEDi HS in the Diagnosis of Dimethoate Poisoning
The authors describe the evaluation of an automated rapid emergency drug profiling system (REMEDi HS), which is designed for clinical toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring, in a severe case ofExpand
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Munich Oktoberfest experience: remarkable impact of sex and age in ethanol intoxication
Approximately 5,000 of 6 million annual visitors of the Oktoberfest in Munich have to undergo medical treatment. Patients with alcohol intoxication without trauma or further complications are allExpand
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