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Gender medicine in cardiology
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Gender medicine in cardiology

Gender medicine investigates gender-specific differences in the symptoms, diagnosis and therapy of diseases in multiple disciplines. The chromosomes and sex hormones have an individual controlling function, but social behaviour and a person’s role in society also influence disease. This is also apparent in...

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Cone-beam breast CT
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Cone-beam breast CT

Breast cancer is the most common malignant disease diagnosed in women in Germany, accounting for 32.1 % of cases. One woman in nine develops the disease in her lifetime.

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A basic guide to thyroid diagnostics

The thyroid produces the hormones triiodothyronine (T3, biologically the more active form) and thyroxine (T4), which is deiodinated in the target tissue to T3 and to reverse T3 (rT3, inactive form).

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Case report
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Case report

Aetiology: Status epilepticus can be triggered by infection, withdrawal of drugs or medications used in antiepileptic therapy, by degenerative changes in the brain or because of overstimulation, for example by fast computer games, flickering light or sleep deprivation.

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Anomalies and normal variants
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Anomalies and normal variants

The kidneys can exhibit various variants and anomalies. The incidence of horseshoe kidneys is 1 in 400–600 individuals. Men are twice as often affected as women.

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Chagas Disease
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Chagas Disease

Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is an infectious disease caused by the single-cell Trypanosoma cruzi.

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PAD – a disease for markers
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PAD – a disease for markers

Cardiovascular disorders represent the most common cause of death in industrialised countries. According to the Federal Statistical Office, 925,200 persons died in 2015, of which 21.3 % of deaths were attributed to chronic ischaemic heart disease, 13.8 % to an acute myocardial infarction, 8.7 % to stroke or...

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Suppression Head Impulse Paradigm (SHIMP)
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Suppression Head Impulse Paradigm (SHIMP)

The head impulse test (HIT), and in particular the instrumental setup (video head impulse test, vHIT), represent a fast and efficient investigation method for the rapid differentiation between a brain stem infarction or cerebellar infacrtion and acute vestibular loss accompanied by a symptom constellation of...

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The use of tumour markers
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The use of tumour markers

Tumor markers are efficient biomarkers for the monitoring of malignant diseases. For screening purposes, the current routine markers are only of limited or no use. In this article, the most common tumor markers and their areas of application as well as their limitations are discussed. Finally an outlook on...

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Tuberculosis in the workplace
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Tuberculosis in the workplace

In outpatient clinics and hospitals, the occurence of unexpected cases of active tuberculosis (TB) often causes irritation among medical personal and contact patients. Occupational precautions such as wearing masks and gowns serves to lower the infection risk.

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