Kornelia Franke

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This paper describes a rapid and sensitive method for analysis of lorazepam and its glucuronide metabolite in plasma and urine following therapeutic doses of lorazepam in humans. After addition of the structurally related benzodiazepine derivative, oxazepam, as the internal standard, 1-ml samples of plasma or urine are extracted twice at neutral pH with(More)
UNLABELLED [111In-DTPA-D-Phe1]-octreotide scintigraphy has been shown to reveal somatostatin receptor-positive lesions in the majority of primary breast cancers. We have recently developed a panel of somatostatin receptor subtype-specific antibodies that effectively stain formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded breast cancer tissue. However, it is uncertain to(More)
A patient with swelling of the left parotid gland of four-months' duration, sicca syndrome (xerophthalmia and xerostomia) and a history of progressive systemic sclerosis with an incomplete form of the CREST syndrome was referred to our department. On ultrasound a parotid mass of reduced echogenicity without any enlarged cervical lymph nodes was found.(More)
Three healthy volunteers (2 male and one female) participated in single- and multiple-dose pharmacokinetic studies of oral chlordiazepoxide (CDX) hydrochloride. Following single 50-mg oral doses of CDX.HCl, absorption and elimination proceeded as apparent first-order processes. Values of absorption half-life were: 14.5, 189, and 18.9 minutes; elimination(More)