Jens Kröger

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BACKGROUND A limited number of studies suggest a higher prevalence of periodontal disease among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); however, results have been inconsistent. Further, it is unclear to what extent poor oral hygiene among patients with RA may account for this association. METHODS The association between RA and periodontitis was(More)
BACKGROUND Tight control of blood glucose in type 1 diabetes delays onset of macrovascular and microvascular diabetic complications; however, glucose levels need to be closely monitored to prevent hypoglycaemia. We aimed to assess whether a factory-calibrated, sensor-based, flash glucose-monitoring system compared with self-monitored glucose testing reduced(More)
OBJECTIVE Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and periodontal disease (PD) are characterised by dysregulation of the host inflammatory response, resulting in soft and hard connective tissue destruction. AS has been related to other inflammatory diseases, however, there is a paucity of data on whether AS is associated with inflammatory PD. METHODS The association(More)
Wir beschreiben den Fall eines 43jährigen Patienten mit einem primär intestinalen Non-Hodgkin-Lymphom vom Burkitt-Typ des Dünndarms, der sich initial mit diskreten abdominellen Beschwerden, Gewischtsverlust, Obstipation und neurologischen Beschwerden beim Hausarzt vorstellte. Differentialdiagnostisch sind entzündliche, infektiöse und andere tumoröse(More)
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