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Open Access 13.02.2024 | original article

Long-term results after surgical basal cell carcinoma excision in the eyelid region: revisited

The aim of the study was to readdress basal cell carcinoma (BCC) in the periocular region to prove the efficacy of histologically controlled surgical treatment and to identify high-risk characteristics.Retrospective analysis of 451 microscopically …

verfasst von:
PD Dr. Reinhard Told, PhD, PD Dr. Adrian Reumueller, PhD, Judith Kreminger, MD, Prof. Birgit Lackner, MD, Prof. Andreas Kuchar, MD, Prof. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, MD, Prof. Roman Dunavoelgyi, MD

Open Access 06.02.2024 | original article

Effects of cardiovascular risk factors and pre-existing diseases on the short-term outcome of Takotsubo syndrome

Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, stress cardiomyopathy or broken heart syndrome, describes an acute form of heart failure with typical left ventricular wall motion abnormalities. The most common symptoms of TTS are …

verfasst von:
Roya Anahita Mousavi, Andreas Schober, Christina Kronberger, Emilie Han, Brigitte Litschauer, Gernot Pichler, Ap. Prof. Roza Badr Eslam, MD MSc

05.02.2024 | images in clinical medicine

Image in clinical medicine

Scapular winging in tick-borne encephalitis

A 46-year-old man presented with increasing general weakness, fever and headache. He described a tick bite 2 weeks previously. Clinically, the patient had mild neck stiffness and psychomotor slowing. His body temperature was 39.5 °C. Magnetic …

verfasst von:
Tamara Garibashvili, Katharine Kämpchen, Prof. Dr Josef G. Heckmann, MME

Open Access 02.02.2024 | case report

Delayed diagnosis of a transient ischemic attack caused by ChatGPT

Techniques of artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly used in the treatment of patients, such as providing a diagnosis in radiological imaging, improving workflow by triaging patients or providing an expert opinion based on clinical …

verfasst von:
Dr. Jonathan A. Saenger, MD, Jonathan Hunger, MD, Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Boss, MD, Dr. Johannes Richter, MD

Open Access 01.02.2024 | original article

Laienreanimationstraining in Österreich: Eine Übersicht und Annäherung

Das frühzeitige Eingreifen von Laien bei einem außerklinischen Herzstillstand verbessert die Überlebenswahrscheinlichkeit und das neurologische Outcome erheblich. In Österreich gibt es einige Organisationen und Initiativen, die durch …

verfasst von:
Christoph Veigl, Simon Orlob, MD, Thomas Kloimstein, MD, Benedikt Schnaubelt, Mario Krammel, MD, Markus Draxl, Lukas Feurhuber, Johannes Wittig, MD, Joachim Schlieber, MD, FERC, PD Dr. Dr. Sebastian Schnaubelt, MD, PhD

Open Access 29.01.2024 | historical article

25th anniversary of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Medical Center Maribor: advancing hearts, changing lives

A quarter century of commitment

In 1996, Slovenia witnessed a profound transformation in its cardiac care landscape with the establishment of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Medical Centre Maribor. This momentous milestone heralded the birth of the nation’s …

verfasst von:
Miha Antonic, MD, PhD, Anze Djordjevic, MD, PhD

26.01.2024 | letter to the editors

Boots in summer vs sandals in winter? The dilemma that makes cancelling daylight saving time tricky

verfasst von:
José María Martín-Olalla, Jorge Mira

26.01.2024 | Editorial

Summertime, wintertime, a biannual shift or what?

A polylemma!
verfasst von:
Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael Kundi

Open Access 25.01.2024 | review article

History of surgery at the University of Vienna

The three surgical schools

There are several publications on the history of surgery at the University of Vienna. None of these publications, however, sought to group the rich history of surgery in Vienna into distinct “surgical schools” of which, upon closer inspection …

verfasst von:
Laurenz Wolner, Paula Höfinger, Prof. emer. Ernst Wolner

19.01.2024 | case report

Intramuscular botulinum toxin-A in complex regional pain syndrome resistant to standard treatment: a case report

CRPS-I is not well understood with destructive consequences and a prevalence of approximately 5.4–26.2 per 100,000 person-years [ 1 , 2 ]. It is characterized by severe neuropathic pain, usually manifested by allodynia, hyperalgesia, skin …

verfasst von:
Yasemin Tombak, MD, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ozgur Zeliha Karaahmet, Prof. Dr. Ece Unlu Akyuz

05.01.2024 | original article

Prognostic factors in non-metastatic HER2 ‘low’ and HER2 ‘negative’ breast cancer: single institute experience

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in females. The main immunohistochemical (IHC) biomarkers are ER, PR, and HER2 in the histopathological classification of breast cancer. The ER and/or PR-positive (i.e., HR+) breast cancers constitute …

verfasst von:
Alper Türkel, Mutlu Doğan, Elif Sertesen, Cengiz Karaçin, Sultan Çiğdem Irkkan, Öztürk Ateş

Open Access 04.01.2024 | images in clinical medicine

“A star is born”—A unique case of an intranasal foreign body

verfasst von:
Alexandros Andrianakis, Peter Valentin Tomazic

03.01.2024 | original article

Association of physical activity with MAFLD/MASLD and LF among adults in NHANES, 2017–2020

The global incidence of liver steatosis has progressively risen in recent years, posing significant challenges in clinical diagnosis, treatment, and health management [ 1 ]. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), encompassing a range of liver …

verfasst von:
Minhua Li

Open Access 08.12.2023 | short report

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe—Summer time and out are you? The working population in the EU would likely benefit from elimination of daylight saving time

Daylight (saving) time (DST) is an over one century old practice to maximize the overlap between natural day light and individual active time (i.e., non-sleep time). Whether to abandon the practice is subject to an ongoing, twice a year …

verfasst von:
Eva S. Schernhammer, MD, DrPH, Susanne Strohmaier, DI, PhD, Philip Vonderlind, BSc

Open Access 27.11.2023 | review article

Optimal use of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor prophylaxis to improve survival in cancer patients receiving treatment

An expert view

Febrile neutropenia (FN) is a relatively common and sometimes life-threatening complication of myelosuppressive cytotoxic chemotherapy [ 1 ]. The incidence and severity of FN vary according to the type of chemotherapy regimen used and are …

verfasst von:
Pere Gascón, Ahmad Awada, Peeter Karihtala, Sylvie Lorenzen, Christoph Minichsdorfer

22.11.2023 | original article

Construction of a prognostic risk model for Stomach adenocarcinoma based on endoplasmic reticulum stress genes

Characterized by the fast progression and high invasiveness [ 1 ], stomach adenocarcinoma (STAD), the most common gastric cancer (GC) subtype, stands at fifth and third in incidence rate and mortality rate among other cancers, respectively [ 2 ].

verfasst von:
Xi Li, Yuehua Lei

10.11.2023 | original article

Does cannabis elevate cancer risk?

Evidence from Mendelian randomization

Cannabis is one of the commonly used psychotropic substances and is often used for medical and recreational purposes. Cannabis use and dependence is thought to be associated with an increased risk of mental disorders, reduced cognitive function …

verfasst von:
Dong Niu, Chenchen Li, Haoran Qu, Yuling Zheng

Open Access 10.11.2023 | original article

Outcome of COVID-19 patients treated with VV-ECMO in Tyrol during the pandemic

During the years 2020–2022 intensive care units (ICU) were faced with the challenge of treating critically ill patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). These patients were mostly admitted to ICUs due to …

verfasst von:
Andreas Peer, Fabian Perschinka, Georg Lehner, Timo Mayerhöfer, Peter Mair, Juliane Kilo, Robert Breitkopf, Dietmar Fries, Prof. Michael Joannidis, M.D.

30.10.2023 | original article

Predictors of static and dynamic balance control in kidney transplant recipients

Kidney transplantation, the most frequently performed organ transplantation worldwide, is the primary therapeutic option for end-stage renal disease [ 1 ]. Despite improved graft and patient survival based on the advancements in surgical procedures …

verfasst von:
Hatice Nihan Bozkurt, Meriç Yıldırım, Ali Çelik, Serkan Yıldız

24.10.2023 | original article

FOXP3 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Implications for cetuximab sensitivity and therapeutic strategies

Esophageal cancer is known to be a highly lethal form of cancer, with a 5-year survival rate of less than 25% for patients diagnosed at advanced stages. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), which is the predominant histological type …

verfasst von:
Shenghong Wu, Yu Wang, Zhijun Xiao, Jinfeng Zhang, Zhonghui He, Ming Ye