Matthias Goldmann

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BACKGROUND Cardiac troponins are part of the new definition of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) by the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology (ESC/ACC). In the new guidelines, it was suggested to establish reference values for cardiac troponins to calculate the 0.99 quantile (Q99) as cutoff for AMI diagnosis. PATIENTS AND(More)
2036 Background: PPX is a drug conjugate that links paclitaxel to a polyglutamic acid polymer yielding a radiosensitization index of 4-8 as compared to 1.5-2 for paclitaxel. Phase I/II studies of PPX in esophageal cancer established that 50 mg/m2/week of PPX can be safely administered with concurrent chemo/RT. The primary objective of this study is to(More)
By ALDO A. LUISADA, M.D., MORTON A. GOLDMANN, M.D., AND RUTH WEYL, M.D. Accepted therapy of pulmonary edema is contraindicated in shock, central nervous system lesions, or pregnancy. Diagnosis of the underlying disease is not always immediately possible. Alcohol inhalation, previously tested in animals, changes surface tension of the foam and has beneficial(More)
In the early 1990s, after the fall of the Berlin wall, legal scholars initiated a debate on the existence of a right to democratic governance in international law. Many of the adherents to the democratic entitlement school seem to assume that democratization is a simple shift in the political status, a change from one form of government to another. This(More)
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of the 2007-2010 financial crisis on our understanding of democracy and to use insights from political theory, namely the concept of public reasoning, in order to strenghten prudential regulation. The financial crisis could be understood as a challenge to our understanding of democracy. Before the crisis(More)
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