Matthias Kamm

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BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is founded on interactive mechanisms. Disentangling these processes is a prerequisite for the development of effective drug therapy. AIM To identify the interaction between the various factors implicated in IBS. METHODS Articles pertaining to IBS pathogenesis focusing on psychoneuroimmunology(More)
BACKGROUND Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive chronic disorder of the lower respiratory tract. The main clinical feature is a progressive shortness of breath, particularly on exercise. An overproduction and deposition of collagen and a proliferation of mesenchymal cells are the histopathologic characteristics. Rapamycin is an(More)
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a possible cause of fever of unknown origin (FUO) and is a potentially fatal adverse effect of various drugs, especially of neuroleptics. First generation antipsychotics, such as received by the patient described in this article, are more likely to cause NMS than second generation antipsychotics. The key symptoms are(More)