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30.04.2019 | case report Open Access

A rare case of cancer-to-cancer metastasis: breast cancer to renal cell cancer

Case report and review of literature

In contrast to synchronous occurrence of cancer which is found in up to 8% of cases, cancer-to-cancer metastasis is very rare with less than 50 cases described in the literature [ 1 ]. This article reports a case of breast cancer with synchronous …

Autoren:
MD Ioana-Claudia Lakovschek, MD Prof. Edgar Petru, MD Marion J. Pollheimer, MD Prof. Manfred Ratschek, MD Prof. Herbert Augustin, MD Prof. Vesna Bjelic-Radisic

23.04.2019 | fallbericht

Einzelfallbericht über abweichende Pflegemaßnahmen eines PICC-Katheters bei einem Palliativpatienten

Ein PICC-Katheter ist ein peripher über eine Vene des Oberarms eingeführter zentralvenöser Katheter. Dieser Einzelfall betrachtet ein konkretes in Verwendung befindliches Fixiersystem (StatLock®) mit Haft/Klebeplatte.Die dazu im Umlauf …

Autoren:
MSc Mag. rer. nat. Mag. phil. Dr. med. univ. Günter Polt, Ingrid Bruchmann

12.04.2019 | übersicht Open Access

KetaminKetamin: Einsatz bei chronischen Schmerzen und Depression

Obwohl Ketamin seit langem bekannt und im klinischen Einsatz ist, bleiben nach wie vor Fragen rund um die vielfältigen möglichen Anwendungsfelder als Anästhetikum und Analgetikum offen. Diese betreffen nicht das klassische Einsatzgebiet in der …

Autoren:
Dr. Wolfgang Jaksch, MSc Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rudolf Likar, Prim. Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Aigner

08.04.2019 | original article

An 18th century description of endometriosis

The autopsy of the Countess von Reitzenstein

Descriptions of endometriosis in 18th century monographs and manuscripts are rare and the recorded macroscopic features of endometriosis seldom support this attribution to the described cases. Recently, we became aware of an anonymous German …

Autoren:
MD, PhD Dr Robin M. F. van der Weiden, PhD Prof. dr. Detlef Haberland, MD, PhD Prof. dr. Roland Sedivy, MD, PhD Prof. dr. Jan G. van den Tweel

27.03.2019 | letter to the editor

ÖGARI Ethik-Manifest für eine menschlichere Medizin

Eine Grundlage guten medizinischen Handelns ist eine vertrauensvolle und empathische Arzt-Patient-Beziehung. Interventionelle High-Tech-Leistungen erfüllen für definierte Indikationen wichtige Aufgaben in der Versorgung. Doch muss die „sprechende …

Autoren:
MSc Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Likar, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Markstaller, Prim. PD Dr. Achim von Goedecke, Dr. Waltraud Stromer, Prim. PD Dr. Gerhard Fritsch, PD Dr. Jürgen Wallner

27.03.2019 | Thyreoiditis | themenschwerpunkt

Hashimoto Thyreoiditis – ein aktueller Überblick

Die Hashimoto Thyreoiditis ist eine der häufigsten organspezifischen Autoimmunerkrankungen des Menschen mit konsekutiver Organdestruktion und folglich die häufigste Ursache einer primären Hypothyreose in ausreichend jodversorgten Gebieten.

Autoren:
OÄ Dr. Eva Petnehazy, Dr. Wolfgang Buchinger

12.03.2019 | main topic Open Access

The status of health economic evaluation within decision making in Austria

Similar to other advanced health care systems around the world, the Austrian health care system faces major challenges in order to maintain universal coverage [ 1 ]. Accelerated demand for health care services related to demographic change and …

Autoren:
Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss, Michal Stanak, Sarah Wolf

12.03.2019 | main topic Open Access

Assessment of public health interventions for decision support: methods & processes of the evaluation of the Austrian screening programme for pregnant women & children

Complex health interventions (such as screening programmes) are defined by multiple interventions carried out by manifold actors in different settings. This requires the consideration of a spectrum of outcomes and processes. In order to understand …

Autoren:
Inanna Reinsperger, Katharina Rosian, Roman Winkler

18.02.2019 | original article

Role of German-speaking scholars in the development of pathology in Turkey

The Westernization efforts initiated in the Ottoman Empire (also historically known as the Turkish Empire) in the 1800s also addressed medical training. Sultan Mahmud II opened a Western-style medical school, the Imperial School of Medicine, in …

Autor:
MD, MIAC Prof. Dr Nadir Paksoy

18.02.2019 | original article

Epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of childhood brucellosis

A study in an Iranian childrenʼs referral hospital

This study was conducted at the CMC Hospital, Tehran, Iran, between May 2011 and December 2016. The medical records of all children with a definitive diagnosis of brucellosis admitted to the CMC Hospital were reviewed retrospectively. For each …

Autoren:
Babak Pourakbari, Mohamadreza Abdolsalehi, Shima Mahmoudi, Maryam Banar, Farbod Masoumpour, Setareh Mamishi

06.02.2019 | originalarbeit

Eine retrospektive Studie über den Einfluss einer Notfallinformation auf den Sterbeort von Palliativpatienten

In der Palliativmedizin ist eine vorherschauende Planung wichtig, auch um sinnvolle und vom Patienten und seinen Angehörigen gewünschte Entscheidungen über den Transfer in Krisensituationen sowie ein mögliches Versterben zu Hause zu treffen.In der …

Autoren:
MSc Mag. rer. nat. Mag. phil. Dr. med. univ. Günter Polt, MSc Dr. med. univ. Dietmar Weixler, MBA Dr. med. univ. Norbert Bauer

06.02.2019 | consensus paper

Radiofrequency ablation of thyroid nodules: “Good Clinical Practice Recommendations” for Austria

An interdisciplinary statement from the following professional associations: Austrian Thyroid Association (ÖSDG), Austrian Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (OGNMB), Austrian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism (ÖGES), Surgical Endocrinology Working Group (ACE) of the Austrian Surgical Society (OEGCH)

The present “Good Clinical Practice Recommendations” relate to radiofrequency ablation (RFA) training, execution, and quality control, as well as to pre- and postinterventional standards of care. They are aimed at all physicians who intend to …

Autoren:
M.D. Harald Dobnig, Wolfgang Zechmann, Michael Hermann, Michael Lehner, Dirk Heute, Siroos Mirzaei, Alois Gessl, Vinzenz Stepan, Günter Höfle, Philipp Riss, Andrea Simon

06.02.2019 | main topic Open Access

Pre-reimbursement: early assessment for coverage decisions

Health technology assessment (HTA) has gained increasing importance in supporting decisions. Over time, not only have specific HTA methodologies been developed, but the specific timing of assessments along the life-cycle of medical technologies …

Autoren:
Nicole Grössmann, Sarah Wolf, Katharina Rosian, Claudia Wild

06.02.2019 | main topic Open Access

European Collaboration in Health Technology Assessment (HTA): goals, methods and outcomes with specific focus on medical devices

The European Network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA) was founded to support efficient production and use of health technology assessments (HTAs) across Europe by reducing redundancies through collaboration. To facilitate collaboration …

Autoren:
Judit Erdös, Sabine Ettinger, Julia Mayer-Ferbas, Cecilia de Villiers, Claudia Wild

16.01.2019 | main topic

Clinical melanoma characteristics and survival—a single-center retrospective study between 2000 and 2010

The aim of this study was to characterize clinical, histological, and outcome features of primary melanoma in 1329 patients managed at a single-center institution between 2000 and 2010. Parameters included age at diagnosis, sex, tumor location …

Autoren:
Dr. Valentin Feichtenschlager, Felix Weihsengruber, Leo Richter, Igor Vujic, Klemens Rappersberger, Christian Posch

16.01.2019 | Endokrinologie | themenschwerpunkt Open Access

Schilddrüse und Schwangerschaft: Schein und Sein

Ein Streifzug durch die aktuelle Literatur im Licht der neuen Leitlinien

Potentielle Funktionsstörungen der Schilddrüse treten bei bis zu 15 % aller Schwangeren auf und gehören damit zu den häufigsten Fragestellungen.

Autoren:
Dr. Miriam Promintzer-Schifferl, ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Krebs

13.12.2018 | review Open Access

Nerve grafting for peripheral nerve injuries with extended defect sizes

Artificial and non-artificial nerve grafts are the gold standard in peripheral nerve reconstruction in cases with extensive loss of nerve tissue, particularly where a direct end-to-end suture or an autologous nerve graft is inauspicious. Different …

Autoren:
Tim Kornfeld, Peter M. Vogt, MD, PhD Christine Radtke

11.12.2018 | main topic

My best case: homeopathic management of adverse effects of tamoxifen

Tamoxifen is the most widely used hormone therapy for adjuvant or curative treatment of hormone-sensitive breast cancers. The efficacy vs. adverse effect ratio is favorable [ 1 ] and the actual medical benefit is considered important by the French …

Autoren:
Jean-Lionel Bagot, Clara Delègue

11.12.2018 | originalarbeit

Georg von Hofmann-Wellenhof, vor 130 Jahren erstes Opfer am Beginn der Erforschung der Infektionskrankheiten in Österreich

Georg von Hofmann-Wellenhof, 1860 in Wien geboren, studierte in Wien und Graz, wo er nach der Promotion zum Doctor medicinae universae 1886 Assistent am Pathologisch-anatomischen Institut wurde. Dort fand er im Rachen von an Diphtherie Erkrankten …

Autor:
ML Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. h. c. Heinz Flamm

03.09.2018 | original article

Pregnancy-related listeriosis: frequency and genotypic characteristics of L. monocytogenes from human specimens in Kerman, Iran

Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen that can pose serious complications during pregnancy and neonatal infection. This study aimed to determine the frequency of L. monocytogenes infection, prevalent serotypes, and virulence genes among …

Autoren:
Zahra Zahirnia, Shahla Mansouri, Fereshteh Saffari
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