Wolfram Swoboda

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In 11 children aged between 2 and 17 years with (nonsalt-losing) congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-hydroxylase deficiency) blood was drawn at 90-minute intervals during a 24-hour period and levels of 17-hydroxyprogesterone, testosterone, and cortisol were measured. Levels of 17-ketosteroids and pregnanetriol were measured too in 24-hour urine samples.(More)
The clinical course of two siblings with a severe form of pseudohypoaldosteronism was followed over a period of seven and five years respectively. Both children persistently had a high sodium-potassium excretion ratio in the urine, sweat, saliva, and stools as well as high serum concentrations of aldosterone and renin and an increased urinary excretion of(More)
The effect of daily administration of 1200 IU vitamin D3 was compared with the response to a single oral dose of 200,000 IU in 21 young infants by determination of the plasma 25-OHCC levels. After about one week the mean value recorded in group 1 was 27 +/- 13 ng/ml; the corresponding value in group 2 was 127 +/- 78.4 ng/ml. At the second control(More)
Report on the successful treatment of pubertal gynecomastia with the synthetic steroid preparation Danazol. In 15 male adolescents, 11 to 18 years old, Danazol in an average dose of 8 to 10 mg/kg/day, administered orally over 2 to 3 months, achieved a very good or good reduction of breast tissue. 4 patients showed a palpable but insufficient regression.(More)
The MGS is a growth phenomenon during early childhood, expressed by a mild transitory acceleration of growth velocity between five and eight years of age. It appears to be more pronounced in boys than in girls. It is probably caused by the functional maturation of the adrenals ("adrenarche") which leads to an increased androgen production during this age.(More)
Spontaneous interaction in public places has evolved as crucial concern in interaction design, particularly in the domain of public advertising. Implicit interaction is a mode of spontaneous interaction in which the user is not attentively or explicitly expressing input to a system, but the system from observing the user, and considering all the available(More)