Margarete T. Koch

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This review deals with the treatment of inherited classical galactosemia by a lactose-free diet. Although, with dietary treatment, there is a remarkable improvement in the acute phase of the disease, the long-term outcome has been disappointing for most patients, especially regarding the central nervous system and ovarian dysfunction in females. There is a(More)
In the domain of production, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) are becoming increasingly popular. State of the art MES not only bring interfaces to a large variety of shop floor systems, they also come with functionality for data integration, data analysis, and dashboard generation – features commonly associated with Business Intelligence (BI) systems.(More)
For a large number of individuals with intellectual disability (ID), the molecular basis of the disorder is still unknown. However, whole-exome sequencing (WES) is providing more and more insights into the genetic landscape of ID. In the present study, we performed trio-based WES in 311 patients with unsolved ID and additional clinical features, and(More)
Acrocallosal syndrome (ACLS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by agenesis of the corpus callosum, facial dysmorphism, postaxial polydactyly of the hands as well as preaxial polydactyly of the feet, and developmental delay. Mutations in the KIF7 gene, encoding a molecule within the Sonic hedgehog (SHH) pathway, have been identified as(More)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common chronic disorder which has a severe effect on the patient's quality of life. In view of the high cost of medical therapy and the limitations of surgery, a variety of endoscopic techniques have been developed for the treatment of this condition, and these have shown apparently encouraging results, at least in the(More)
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