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Natural history, clinical pattern, and surgical considerations of pneumatosis intestinalis
ObjectivePneumatosis intestinalis has been increasingly detected in recent years with the more frequent use of computed tomography for abdominal imaging of the intestine. The underlying causes of theExpand
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Is the intraosseous access route fast and efficacious compared to conventional central venous catheterization in adult patients under resuscitation in the emergency department? A prospective
BackgroundFor patients' safety reasons, current American Heart Association and European Resuscitation Council guidelines recommend intraosseous (IO) vascular access as an alternative in cases ofExpand
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Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Sarcomas: Oncologic and Functional Outcome
The experiences in treating 93 consecutive patients (56 males, 37 females; mean age, 38.5 years; range, 4–69 years), including 76 patients with primary malignant bone tumors and 17 patients with softExpand
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Researching into the cellular shape, volume and elasticity of mesenchymal stem cells, osteoblasts and osteosarcoma cells by atomic force microscopy
Within the bone lie several different cell types, including osteoblasts (OBs) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). The MSCs are ideal targets for regenerative medicine of bone due to theirExpand
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Accelerated rehabilitation following Achilles tendon repair after acute rupture - Development of an evidence-based treatment protocol.
The acute rupture of the Achilles tendon is a protracted injury. Surgery is only the beginning of a long rehabilitation period. Therefore, the rehabilitation protocol is an integral aspect to restoreExpand
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Nonmyeloablative stem cell therapy enhances microcirculation and tissue regeneration in murine inflammatory bowel disease.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Reduced microcirculation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Stem cells or endothelial progenitor cells are thought to contribute toExpand
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Preoperative embolization in spinal and pelvic metastases
The role of preoperative embolization should be evaluated for the surgical treatment of spinal and pelvic metastases. Selective embolization was perfomed in 32 patients (19 men, 13 women; mean ageExpand
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Early down-regulation of the pro-inflammatory potential of monocytes is correlated to organ dysfunction in patients after severe multiple injury: a cohort study
IntroductionSevere tissue trauma results in a general inflammatory immune response (SIRS) representing an overall inflammatory reaction of the immune system. However, there is little known about theExpand
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Analysis of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and cardiac index in multiple injured patients: a prospective cohort study
IntroductionIncreased serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) has been identified for diagnosis and prognosis of impaired cardiac function in patients suffering from congestive heart failure, ischemicExpand
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Validierung der Vorsichtung nach dem mSTaRT-Algorithmus
ZusammenfassungEinführungBei einem Massenanfall von Verletzten ist eine Sichtung aller Patienten durch den leitenden Notarzt in einem medizinisch sinnvollen Zeitrahmen in der Regel nichtExpand
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