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Radiotherapy of left-sided breast cancer in deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH)

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women worldwide, accounting for 32 % of cases. In Germany, about 71,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. This means that roughly one woman in eight will develop breast cancer in her lifetime [1].

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Plummer-Vinson syndrome
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Plummer-Vinson syndrome

As a result of an iron deficiency, a typical complex of symptoms develops with Plummer-Vinson syndrome: difficulty swallowing due to the changes in the oesophageal mucous membrane, angular cheilitis, a burning sensation on the tongue and nail changes along with the symptoms of the iron deficiency itself.

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Immuno-PCR
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Immuno-PCR

The development of a reliable, rapid, sensitive and specific laboratory test for the diagnosis of disease is an important goal of medical research. To the traditional techniques such as culture and microscopy, which are linked to the limited growth rate of the micro-organisms, was added the achievement of PCR...

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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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Laboratoriumsmedizin (MTLA)

06.08.2019
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GANZIMMUN Diagnostics AG

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Labor

Laboratoriumsmedizin (MTLA)

25.07.2019

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Praxis

Radiologie (MTRA)

25.07.2019

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Radiologie (MTRA)

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DE 80636 München

Institut

Laboratoriumsmedizin (MTLA)

25.07.2019