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Regeneration of the gas exchange area by induction of neoalveolarisation would greatly improve therapeutic options in destructive pulmonary diseases. Unilateral pneumonectomy is an established model to remove defined portions of gas exchange area and study mechanisms of compensatory lung growth. The question of whether new alveoli are added to the residual(More)
Risk factors of severity (need for surgical intervention, intensive care or fatal outcome) were analysed in hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in a 777-bed community hospital. In a prospective analytical cross-sectional study, age (≥65 years), sex, CDI characteristics, underlying diseases, severity of comorbidity and PCR ribotypes were(More)
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