Johan Rohde

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Green tea is associated with various beneficial health effects, but several cases of hepatotoxic side effects have been reported. We present the first Danish case of toxic hepatitis following the consumption of 4-6 cups of green tea per day for six months. Green tea's main chemical component is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Animal studies have shown that(More)
INTRODUCTION Systemic inflammation may affect the brain by aggravating the stage of encephalopathy and increasing intracranial pressure (ICP) especially if liver insufficiency with hyperammonemia is present. The aim of this study was to determine if the influence of concomitant hyperammonemia and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) on the brain can be prevented by(More)
Ninety-three boys aged 5 years or less who had diarrhea due to Vibrio cholerae were randomly assigned to treatment with glucose oral rehydration salt (ORS) or rice-based ORS. For the first 24 h, ORS only was given to all the patients. During the next 24 h, ORS and normal food were given. The efficacy of the two types of ORS was compared in terms of ORS(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Non-selective beta-blockers (NSBB) are first choice for prevention of variceal bleeding. But possible deleterious effects in refractory ascites and frequent non-response are clinical drawbacks. Since levels of vasoactive proteins in antrum mucosa reflect vascular dysfunction in cirrhosis, these expression levels might also reflect(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective documentation of the positive results of natural medicine or physiotherapy gains raising importance in medicine. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate the application of the vitality test according to Pöthig in the objective holistic evaluation of treatment by natural and physical medicine. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In(More)
Piroxicam and diclofenac were compared for 4 weeks in an open parallel study in 20 rheumatoid arthritis patients each. Both preparations showed good efficacy and were well tolerated, piroxicam appearing to be slightly superior in both respects. Piroxicam exercised a significant action on the inflammation-specific parameters (reduction of BSR by 6.15 mm(More)
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