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OBJECTIVE To determine whether the cystatin C gene (CST3) is genetically associated with late-onset Alzheimer disease (AD). DESIGN A case-control study with 2 independent study populations of patients with AD and age-matched, cognitively normal control subjects. SETTING The Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf,(More)
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a noninvasive optical method for in vivo measurement of regional brain tissue oxygenation. Light from the near-infrared spectrum can penetrate the skull and is mainly absorbed by oxyhaemoglobin (O(2)Hb) and desoxyhaemoglobin (HHb). From the amount of reflected near-infrared light in relation to the amount absorbed by(More)
In order to estimate how long a medication can remain prepared before the integrity or concentration of the drug is compromised, we assessed the sterility and potency of medications commonly used in our obstetric anesthesia practice. Our goal was to evaluate the following drugs over a 30-day period: epinephrine, atropine, lidocaine, succinylcholine, and(More)
Die Mammographie ist die zentrale diagnostische Methode der klinischen symptombezogenen Abklärung von Brusterkrankungen und des Brustkrebsscreenings. In der klinischen Diagnostik wird sie heute schon oft durch zusätzliche Untersuchungsmethoden wie dem Ultraschall, der Tomosynthese und ggf. auch der MRT-Bildgebung unterstützt. Zukünftige Entwicklungen gehen(More)
BACKGROUND Difficulty descending stairs is a common functional complaint reported by patients with meniscal tears. Abnormal knee movement patterns, such as dynamic valgus of the knee or decreased knee flexion during step down, have been reported by clinicians, but 3D knee kinematics descending stairs has never been described in this population. OBJECTIVE(More)
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