Thomas L. Horn

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BACKGROUND Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rarely diagnosed ulcerative neutrophilic dermatosis with unknown origin that has been poorly characterized in clinical studies so far. Consequently there have been significant discussions about its associated factors and comorbidities. The aim of our multicenter study was to analyze current data from patients in(More)
BACKGROUND Names used in ingredient lists of food products are trivial and in their nature rarely precise. The most recent scientific interpretation of the term bamboo (Bambusoideae, Poaceae) comprises over 1,600 distinct species. In the European Union only few of these exotic species are well known sources for food ingredients (i.e., bamboo sprouts) and(More)
Peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) is a ligand-activated transcription factor that regulates cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis. In vivo studies were performed to evaluate the activities of two thiazolidinedione PPARγ agonists, rosiglitazone and pioglitazone, as inhibitors of oral carcinogenesis in rats. Oral squamous cell(More)
Use of the DST was studied in medically hospitalized, depressed patients. Although complicating medical factors necessarily excluded nearly 60% of referrals, post-dexamethasone plasma cortisol values were significantly higher in 14 major depressives appropriate for the DST as compared to 12 patients with milder, subsyndromal depressive conditions. Using a(More)
During a one-year period an inpatient psychiatric ward specializing in the evaluation of neuropsychiatric disorders admitted 306 patients for neurodiagnostic services and 119 general psychiatric patients for brief treatment. About half the neurodiagnostic patients were referred by sources not affiliated with the unit, and about a quarter came from outside(More)
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