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27.06.2022 | main topic

Hemorrhage after adenotonsillectomy in children: tertiary center experiences

Adenotonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the pediatric population worldwide [ 1 ]. More than 530,000 children under the age of 15 undergo this type of surgery each year in the United States (US) [ 2 ]. The primary …

verfasst von:
Alma Jahić Čampara, Selmira Brkić, MD phD candidate Anis Cerovac, Mirza Kovačević

23.06.2022 | letter to the editor

Post-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination COVID toes and fingers

Two case reports and a short literature review

COVID toes and fingers, also known as pernio-like lesions or acute pseudoperniones, have been observed in patients infected with SARS-CoV‑2 and in especially young patients without positive serology. It has been discussed that the underlying …

verfasst von:
Prof. Dr. Uwe Wollina

21.06.2022 | Short Communication

Anti-MDA5 antibody-positive dermatomyositis with mild encephalopathy with reversible splenial lesion: a possible rare association?

Central nervous system (CNS) involvement in dermatomyositis (DM) is seldom observed. However, there are very rare case reports of CNS involvement with juvenile dermatomyositis. Encephalopathy in DM may occur for a number of reasons, such as …

verfasst von:
Khadija Saghir, Mohammed Chraa, Najib Kissani, Hajar Joulal, lamiaa Essaadouni, Nissrine Louhab

20.06.2022 | Letter to the editor

Malignant melanoma in a patient with hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

verfasst von:
MD, DMSc Hristo Petrov Dobrev, Tsvetana Ivanova Abadjieva, Teodor Ivanov Aleksiev, Zlatina Georgieva Ivanova, Nina Ivanova Vutova

20.06.2022 | main topic

An overview of pivotal trials and real-world evidence for CD20-depleting therapy in multiple sclerosis

Immunotherapy with rituximab, ocrelizumab, and ofatumumab

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system leading to demyelination and neurodegeneration of brain tissue. For a long time, research focused on T cells as the primary mechanism of disease. Driven by …

verfasst von:
Arkady Ovchinnikov, Oliver Findling

20.06.2022 | Review

Association between sex and Huntington’s disease: an updated review on symptomatology and prognosis of neurodegenerative disorders

Huntington’s disease is a rare autosomal dominant disorder presenting with chorea, rigidity, hypo-/akinesia, cognitive decline, and psychiatric disturbances. Numerous risk factors have been defined in the onset of this disease. However, the number …

verfasst von:
Nimra Hasnain, MBBS Taha Bin Arif, Roha Shafaut, Faiza Zakaria, Syeda Zainab Fatima, Ibtehaj Ul Haque

30.05.2022 | original article

Preoperative anxiety after face-to-face patient assessment versus preanaesthesia telemedicine (PANTEM) in adults: a randomised clinical trial

Preanaesthesia consultation is performed to assess and optimise patient-specific risk factors before surgery, to inform patients about anaesthesia techniques and to obtain consent. Aside from face-to-face visits, telephone consultation is …

verfasst von:
Georg Gibas, MSc Martin Liebisch, Prof. Dr. Christiane Eichenberg, MSc Vincent T. Krenn, Aria Sallakhi, Dr. Salah E. Benhebesse, MBA Prof. Dr. Sibylle Kietaibl

Open Access 20.05.2022 | case report

Anaphylactic reaction to carboplatin diagnosed by skin testing—a reliable tool in platinum-based immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions

Immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions (IHRs) to carboplatin (CA) are most commonly reported in ovarian cancer patients. A 54-year-old woman with stage IV melanoma suffering from metastasis in the entire right lower extremity was presented to …

verfasst von:
Elias Marquart, MD Ahmad Jalili, MD Nadine Mothes-Luksch, MD Stephan N. Wagner, MD, Prof. for Dermatology and Allergology Tamar Kinaciyan

Open Access 11.05.2022 | case report

Hemoptoe, thin-walled lung cysts, and spontaneous pneumothorax are features of metastatic cutaneous angiosarcoma

A case report

We present a case of bilateral cystic lung metastases originating from cutaneous angiosarcoma (cAS) of the scalp in a 73-year-old man. He presented with hemoptysis and recurrent bilateral pneumothorax. The clinical, radiological, and histological …

verfasst von:
Dr. med. Iurii Mykoliuk, Martin Zacharias, Oliver Sankin, Assoz. Prof. PD Jörg Lindenmann, Univ.-Prof. Dr. med.univ. Freyja-Maria Smolle-Juettner

Open Access 03.05.2022 | original article

Experiences with Innovation Fund healthcare models in primary care: a qualitative study amongst German general practitioners

The Innovation Fund was set up in 2015 with the aim of improving medical care in the German statutory health insurance system. Primary care needs to be involved in testing interventions and new forms of care for effectiveness and inclusion in …

verfasst von:
Dr. phil. Julian Wangler, Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Michael Jansky

28.04.2022 | Letter to the editor

Hospital-acquired infections during COVID-19 pandemic: Correspondence

verfasst von:
Pathum Sookaromdee, Viroj Wiwanitkit

27.04.2022 | Letter to the editor

Interleukin 10 rs1800896 and interleukin 1B rs16944 polymorphisms and cervical cancer: Correspondence

verfasst von:
Rujittika Mungmunpuntipantip, Viroj Wiwanitkit

Open Access 22.04.2022 | main topic

Real-world evidence for cladribine tablets in multiple sclerosis: further insights into efficacy and safety

Cladribine (CLAD) is a purine nucleoside analog approved in tablet form to treat highly active multiple sclerosis (MS). CLAD tablets are the first oral therapy with an infrequent dosing schedule, administered in two annual treatment courses, each …

verfasst von:
Tobias Moser, Tjalf Ziemssen, MBA FAAN FANA FEAN Prof. Dr. Johann Sellner

13.04.2022 | main topic

Sarcopenia—a geriatric pandemic

A narrative review

With growing life expectancy, the prevalence of frailty and sarcopenia will continuously increase during the next decades. Geographical differences have been described, and depending on the population studied, sarcopenia is evident in 10% of …

verfasst von:
Marcus Köller

Open Access 06.04.2022 | Fallbericht

„Er weiß es noch nicht“ – Triadische Kommunikation und ihre Tücken am Beispiel eines onkologischen Visitengesprächs

Medizinische Kommunikation ist ein wirkungsvolles Instrument ärztlichen Handelns. Aufgrund des niedrigen Stellenwerts, den medizinische Kommunikation innerhalb der Medizin und medizinischen Ausbildung immer noch einnimmt, wissen viele Ärzt:innen …

verfasst von:
Bettina Baldt

04.04.2022 | übersicht

Aktuelle Aspekte zur Ernährung bei Hypercholesterinämie

Eine nicht systematische Literaturrecherche in Medline/PubMed und Cochrane Database wurde nach aktuellen europäischen und amerikanischen Leitlinien zur Prävention von Arteriosklerose durch Ernährung bei Hypercholesterinämie und deren Entwicklung …

verfasst von:
Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Christian Heitkamp

Open Access 28.03.2022 | main topic

Retinal imaging with optical coherence tomography in multiple sclerosis: novel aspects

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is of increasing interest in the clinical assessment of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients beyond the scope of clinical studies. In this narrative review, we discuss novel changes of OCT parameters during acute …

verfasst von:
Elisabeth Olbert, Walter Struhal

07.03.2022 | main topic

Experimental laboratory biomarkers in multiple sclerosis

Biomarkers can be described as measurable indicators of biological conditions and states. Such markers can be evaluated to determine whether biological processes are occurring appropriately [ 1 , 2 ] and to assess pharmacological responses to drugs …

verfasst von:
Borros Arneth, Jörg Kraus

07.03.2022 | original article

Elevated serum lead levels in neonates born to mothers suffering from opiate use disorder

Lead is a heavy, gray metal with a bluish tint. Due to the increased use of this metal in industry and its presence in many areas around us, there is always a small amount of it in the blood of most people. It is considered as an environmental …

verfasst von:
Iraj Shahramian, Mahdi Afshari, Fateme Parooie, Morteza Salarzaei, Rezvan Najjari, MD Mohammad Hasan Mohammadi

15.02.2022 | Case report

Colonoscopic reduction of a transanal prolapsed ileocolic intussusception

Transanal protrusion of intussusception (TAPI; also known as prolapsed intussusception) is a rare complication. Here, we present a successful colonoscopic reduction of ileocolic intussusception presented with transanal prolapse. An 8‑month male …

verfasst von:
Iraj Shahramian, MD Fateme Parooie, Seyed Ali Mirabbasi, Morteza Salarzaei