Sandrin Schmidt

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Two allelic variants of the delta opioid receptor gene, distinguished by a single base exchange T to C in codon 307 of the translated region, were detected in humans. The amino acid sequence was thereby not changed. The resulting C and T alleles combined to give the three genotypes CC, CT and TT. Allele C was more frequent in a sample of 103 German(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the cost-effectiveness of treating nicotine dependence, expressed as cost per net year of life gained by smoking cessation. DESIGN A cost-effectiveness analysis was conducted of a cohort of consecutive adult patients treated for nicotine dependence from April 1988 through December 1992 at the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment of metastatic neuroblastoma (NB) demands aggressive oncological therapy, which may cause long-term sequelae in survivors. The aim of this retrospective single center study is to give an overview of survival in children with stage 4 NB and to describe the spectrum of late effects seen in survivors. PROCEDURE Medical records of 31(More)
In the present study 1 h of total occlusion of the left renal artery in conscious rats was chosen as experimental model of ischemic acute renal failure (ARF), while the contralateral kidney was left intact. Chronic high dietary sodium intake, acute isotonic saline infusion, or administration of saralasin did not protect from ARF. Furosemide, mannitol, and(More)
Of 1059 children, 35 children with various hemato-oncologic diseases were diagnosed with parvovirus B19 infection. The clinical spectrum included 11 immunocompromised patients presenting with prolonged pancytopenia, 7 patients with delayed hematologic recovery after stem cell transplantation, 5 patients with parvovirus B19 as possible cause of severe(More)
Bone marrow necrosis (BMN) is a rare finding in children with malignancy occurring most commonly in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This article describes the first case of a girl who developed BMN during treatment for Hodgkin’s disease. During the second cycle of chemotherapy, she experienced sudden profound bone pain in the lumbosacral region(More)
The central nervous system (CNS) of 12 fetuses from human-immunodefiency-virus-seropositive mothers was investigated. Postconceptional ages ranged between 15 and 21 weeks. 3 preterm infants born to HIV positive mothers whose survival ranged from 6 hours to 6 months were included in the study. In all cases, the development of the CNS was macroscopically(More)