W Weinecke

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117 patients with histologically confirmed mediastino-pulmonary sarcoidosis stage I and II without extrapulmonary manifestations were included in a controlled therapeutic trial. 92 patients remained for analysis. Among these 54 were treated for 6 or 12 months with prednisolone and isoniacid; 38 were not treated. 6 and 12 months after beginning the(More)
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  • Zeitschrift fur Erkrankungen der Atmungsorgane
  • 1989
In consequence of National Programmes the prevalence of tuberculosis has strongly decreased in the GDR and other industrial states. On the other hand a high prevalence of tuberculosis exists still in most of the developing countries. By the increasing number of immigrants from these high prevalence countries also a higher incidence of tuberculosis cases in(More)
It is difficult to evaluate the efficacy of sarcoidosis therapy. There are high rates of spontaneous remission, frequently pushing course and tendency to relapses after treatment. 280 patients with histologically confirmed mediastino-pulmonary sarcoidosis in stage I and II without extrapulmonary manifestations have been admitted until now in a controlled(More)
Three short-course regimens, all comprising isoniazide (H), rifampicine (R), streptomycine (S) and pyrazinamide (Z), are compared in a randomized prospective cooperative clinical trial. The drugs are given daily in a 3-month regimen (3-HRSZ), twice a week in a 6-month regimen (6-HRSZ2), and in a further two-phase 6-month regimen the 4 drugs are administered(More)
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