Hermann Salmhofer

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The nitric oxide (NO) signaling pathway is a major nonadrenergic-noncholinergic transmitter mechanism in the enteric nervous system. Our aim was to localize the enzymes in question, i.e., neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS), soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC), and cGMP-dependent kinase type I (cGK-I) in rat small intestine by indirect immunofluorescence.(More)
OBJECTIVE Weight gain and obesity are of substantial importance for the development of insulin-resistance and type-2 diabetes mellitus. Fetuin-A, a liver-derived glycoprotein, may also play a role in these alterations. Several studies have demonstrated an association between fetuin-A and body weight which, however, was within a fairly small range at the(More)
INTRODUCTION Dermatomyositis is a chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by muscular and dermatologic symptoms with variable internal organ involvement. This is the first report on a patient with acute dermatomyositis and fulminant systemic capillary leak syndrome. CASE PRESENTATION A 69-year-old Caucasian woman with chronic dermatomyositis presented(More)
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