Wolfgang Wieland

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PURPOSE To describe the safety and efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of prostate cancer as assessed in a Phase II/III prospective multicentric clinical trial. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients (N = 402) presenting with localized (stage T(1-2)N(0-x)M(0)) prostate cancer between 1995 and 1999 at six European sites who were(More)
BACKGROUND Comorbidity and performance indices allow assessment of preoperative health status. However, the optimal tool for use in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) who are undergoing radical cystectomy (RC) has not yet been established. OBJECTIVE To evaluate correlation of Adult Comorbidity Evaluation-27 (ACE27), Charlson(More)
Twisted geometry is a piecewise-flat geometry less rigid than Regge geometry. In Loop Gravity, it provides the classical limit for each step of the truncation utilized in the definition of the quantum theory. We define the torsionless spin-connection of a twisted geometry. The difficulty given by the discontinuity of the triad is addressed by interpolating(More)
To further the enlightenment primarily or even only by means of science was the hope of most representatives of the movement of the enlightenment which gave its name to a whole period of European cultural history. Only a few of its representatives, like Montesquieu and Rousseau, doubted for good reasons, whether and how the goals of the enlightenment can be(More)
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