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Wiener klinische Wochenschrift

The Central European Journal of Medicine

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18.03.2019 | consensus statement

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with breast cancer without a family history or genetic predisposition

Consensus statement from the Austrian Gynecologic Oncology Working Group of the Austrian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The working group recommends against contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in women with breast cancer without a family history or genetic predisposition with unilateral breast cancer. This is based on the low risk of developing …

14.03.2019 | original article Open Access

Cancer incidence in an Austrian alpine valley 1983–2012

A descriptive study

After one of Austria’s largest environmental scandals in 2014, which involved the release of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in the Carinthian valley Görtschitztal, concerns about increased cancer rates have arísen in the affected local population. A …

01.03.2019 | original article

Left atrial appendage strain rate is associated with documented thromboembolism in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation

The left atrial appendage (LAA) is the nidus for thrombus formation and cardioembolism in atrial fibrillation (AF). Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a crucial imaging method for the morphological and functional assessment of the LAA.

04.02.2019 | review article Open Access

What’s new in the ESC 2018 guidelines for arterial hypertension

The ten most important messages

The new guidelines on hypertension of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2018 have refined the treatment cut-offs and therapy decisions in adults. This review highlights important recommendations of the guidelines and also on the situation …

05.12.2018 | original article Open Access

Comparison of native myocardial T1 and T2 mapping at 1.5T and 3T in healthy volunteers

Reference values and clinical implications

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) is the gold standard in noninvasive myocardial tissue characterization [ 1 ]; however, early, subtle or diffuse myocardial tissue changes may not be evident using late gadolinium enhancement or conventional …

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The Wiener klinische Wochenschrift - The Central European Journal of Medicine - is an international scientific medical journal covering the entire spectrum of clinical medicine and related areas such as ethics in medicine, public health and the history of medicine. In addition to original articles, the Journal features editorials and leading articles on newly emerging topics, review articles, case reports and a broad range of special articles. Experimental material will be considered for publication if it is directly relevant to clinical medicine. The number of international contributions has been steadily increasing. Consequently, the international reputation of the journal has grown in the past several years.

Founded in 1888, the Wiener klinische Wochenschrift - The Central European Journal of Medicine - is certainly one of the most prestigious medical journals in the world and takes pride in having been the first publisher of landmarks in medicine.

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