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Open Access 13.06.2024 | original article

Study draft: “UVC—You Will See” study: longer vs. shorter umbilical venous catheter (UVC) dwell time (6–10 vs. 1–5 days) in very premature infants with birth weight < 1250 g and/or gestational age < 30 weeks

verfasst von:
Professor Dr. Sascha Meyer, Steffi Hess, Martin Poryo, Cihan Papan, Arne Simon, Silvia Welcker, Anne Ehrlich, Christian Ruckes

05.06.2024 | case report

Dilatative fetal cardiomyopathy followed by a mirror syndrome

Mirror syndrome (Ballantyne syndrome) is a rare condition characterized by maternal edema, which often affects the lungs. It mirrors the image of fetal and placental edema; therefore, it is also called triple edema. We present the case of a …

verfasst von:
Antonio Ivan Miletić, Feodora Stipoljev, Ana Vičić, Alan Šerman, Ivanka Bekavac Vlatković

05.06.2024 | case report

Pulmonary presentation and coil marcation of dirofilaria lung coin nodes – case report

Clinicians face significant diagnostic challenges when dealing with nodal lesions of the lung. The majority of lung nodules are benign; however, a significant number can be cancerous. Dirofilaria infestation should also be considered in the …

verfasst von:
Tomislav Bečejac, Luka Marcelić, MD, Damir Danolić, Marko Vrančić, Dorian Hiršl, Dubravko Jalšovec

Open Access 05.06.2024 | original article

Insights into coeliac disease diagnosis: a 2021–2023 overview of diagnostic approach and delays in children in Slovenia

Coeliac disease (CD) is a lifelong systemic autoimmune disorder elicited by gluten and related prolamins in genetically susceptible individuals [ 1 ]. It might present with a wide variety of gastrointestinal and extraintestinal symptoms that …

verfasst von:
Petra Rižnik, MD PhD, Tina Kamhi Trop, Martina Klemenak, Tomaž Krenčnik, Tanja Milanič-Koron, Eva Miler Mojškerc, Tatjana Pavlin, Tina Požek Šavs, Janez Zupančič, Jernej Dolinšek

Open Access 05.06.2024 | main topic

Feasibility of complex exercise therapy with Standing Ovation and peripheral neuromodulation for gait rehabilitation after incomplete spinal cord injury—a case report

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) frequently lead to mobility constraints, reduced physical activity levels, and, consequently, a diminished quality of life [ 1 , 2 ]. Every year, an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 new SCIs occur globally [ 1 ].

verfasst von:
Anna Pataraia, MD, Winfried Mayr, Jose Luis Vargas Luna, Julia Sternik, Richard Crevenna
Autopsiebericht Sisi

Open Access 17.05.2024 | Obduktion, Sektion, Autopsie | main topic

The death of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary—retold and reassessed with reconstruction of her autopsy

Am Tag nach ihrer Ermordung wurde bei Kaiserin Elisabeth (1837-1898) eine Teilautopsie durchgeführt, um die genaue Todesursache herauszufinden – Ergebnis: Herzbeuteltamponade. Die vollständige Übersetzung des Autopsieberichtes und die bildliche Darstellung des Stichkanals bietet einen modernen pathologischen Blick auf die Todesursache. 

verfasst von:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roland Sedivy, MLS

13.05.2024 | editorial

Medical history: news about Beethoven, Empress Elisabeth, and Maximillian II

verfasst von:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roland Sedivy, MLS

08.04.2024 | case report

Fine scalpel surgery: preserving the dartos muscle in a patient with scrotal and perigenital giant Buschke–Löwenstein tumors

Giant condyloma acuminatum (GCA), alternatively referred to as a Buschke–Löwenstein tumor (BLT), is an uncommon, benign, but locally aggressive form of verrucous carcinoma. The condition usually affects the male population under the age of 50 …

verfasst von:
Dr. S. Kordeva, Dr. I. Pidakev, Prof. Dr. G. Tchernev

03.04.2024 | Case report

Ocular manifestation of hand, foot, and mouth disease

A case series

Virus-related illnesses are a common phenomenon, especially in the colder months of the year. They usually manifest with cough, cold, and other flu-associated symptoms. They affect people of all ages and genders. In recent years, also …

verfasst von:
Dr. Katharina Radunsky, Univ. Doz. Dr. Agnes Boltz, PhD, Primaria Univ. Prof. Dr. Veronika Pia Vécsei-Marlovits, MSc, MBA

22.03.2024 | wmw history

Edwin Klebs

Der k. k. Professor Edwin Klebs – Wegbereiter für Theodor Billroth und Robert Koch – zur 190. Wiederkehr seines Geburtstages
verfasst von:
Heinz Flamm

22.03.2024 | review

Angular cheilitis—an oral disease with many facets

Cheilitis is a common inflammatory disorder of the vermillion and adjacent skin of the lips. A special type is angular cheilitis. The disease has a mixed etiology, mostly with bacterial and fungal components. Angular cheilitis may be a clinical …

verfasst von:
Anca Chiriac, Anca E. Chiriac, Tudor Pinteala, Aurelia Spinei, Liliana Savin, Hana Zelenkova, Prof. Dr. Uwe Wollina

22.02.2024 | main topic

Avicenna’s views on pest control and medicinal plants he prescribed as natural pesticides

The present study aimed to introduce Avicenna’s views on pest control and the medicinal plants he proposed as natural pesticides. Also, we addressed the strategies that he leveraged to formulate and prescribe them, and, finally, we put his views …

verfasst von:
Mohammad Amrollahi-Sharifabadi, Jamal Rezaei Orimi, Zahra Adabinia, Tahereh Shakeri, Zahra Aghabeiglooei, Mohammad Hashemimehr, Maedeh Rezghi, PhD

21.02.2024 | short communication

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: a deeper insight into the disease

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a scarring alopecia of multifactorial etiology that presents on the vertex as patchy areas of hair loss, spreading centrifugally over the scalp. It most commonly affects women of African descent …

verfasst von:
Syeda Zainab Fatima

09.01.2024 | review

Pattern of bioterrorism in ancient times: lessons to be learned from the microbial and toxicological aspects

The current research aimed to analyze the history of bioterrorism in antiquity and to adapt the data to modern medical knowledge. To this end, a thorough evaluation of the literature related to the ancient history of bioterrorism and modern data …

verfasst von:
Elaheh Eslami, Hasan Siamian, Jamal Rezaei Orimi, Zahra Aghabeiglooei, Ebrahim Salimi-Sabour, Mohammad Amrollahi-Sharifabadi

09.01.2024 | Letter to the editor

A case of coexistence of psoriasis vulgaris and lichen planus and a literature review

Several aspects of this rare disease co-occurrence can be discussed: …

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

Open Access 24.11.2023 | review

Efficacy of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on pain and physical function in patients with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review

Low back pain has a relatively high incidence and prevalence [ 1 ]. It affects more than 80% percent of people once in their lifetime [ 2 ]. It is not just a major medical problem and the second largest reason for sick leave, with massive impacts …

verfasst von:
Philipp Kull, Mohammad Keilani, Franziska Remer, Univ. Prof. Richard Crevenna, MBA MMSc

Open Access 24.11.2023 | review

Effects of whole-body vibration therapy on pain, functionality, postural stability, and proprioception in patients with subacute and chronic non-specific low back pain: a systematic review

The lifetime prevalence of low back pain (LBP) is estimated to reach up to 84% and the prevalence of chronic low back pain (CLBP) is approximately 23%, with a notable 11–12% of the population experiencing disability due to LBP [ 3 ]. After an …

verfasst von:
Franziska Remer, Mohammad Keilani, Philipp Kull, Univ. Prof. Richard Crevenna, MBA MMSc

17.11.2023 | case report

Cavernous hemangioma of the lip: combined treatment with intralesional laser and surgery

Infantile cavernous hemangioma is a benign vascular tumor in childhood. Cavernous hemangiomas have a tendency of slow enlargement with subsequent complications such as ulceration and bleeding. We report a case of a large cavernous hemangioma …

verfasst von:
Alberto Goldman, MD PhD, Uwe Wollina, MD PhD

20.10.2023 | review

Diaper dermatitis—a narrative review of clinical presentation, subtypes, and treatment

Diaper dermatitis (DD) is an umbrella term with different clinical presentations, pathophysiology, treatments, and outcomes. The major subtypes include irritant contact dermatitis and candida-associated DD. In case of atypical presentation or …

verfasst von:
Anca Chiriac, MD, PhD, Uwe Wollina, MD

Open Access 06.10.2023 | original research

Das zitternde Herz des Monarchen – Hintergründe zum Herzleiden von Kaiser Maximilian II

Es ist in der Geschichtsforschung seit Langem bekannt, dass der Habsburger Kaiser Maximilian II (1527–1576) zeitlebens unter Herzbeschwerden litt. Zahlreiche Biografen erwähnen diesen Umstand. Seine Krankengeschichte und selbst die Ergebnisse der …

verfasst von:
Tobias Heusinger, Michael Stolberg