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Organization: University Hospital
Country: Germany

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  1. doi Social reinforcement can regulate localized brain activity
    Krystyna A Mathiak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:S132-6. 2010
  2. doi Cerebral dysfunctions of emotion-cognition interactions in adolescent-onset schizophrenia
    Katharina Pauly
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1299-310. 2008
  3. doi Xenon reduces neurohistopathological damage and improves the early neurological deficit after cardiac arrest in pigs
    Michael Fries
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Crit Care Med 36:2420-6. 2008
  4. doi Recurrent suprachoroidal dislocation of an anterior chamber intraocular lens
    Martin Hermel
    Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1217-8. 2008
  5. doi Automatic processing of semantic relations in fMRI: neural activation during semantic priming of taxonomic and thematic categories
    Olga Sachs
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelstr 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Brain Res 1218:194-205. 2008
  6. doi Activation of TGF-beta within cultured hepatocytes and in liver injury leads to intracrine signaling with expression of connective tissue growth factor
    Olav A Gressner
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, RWTH University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 12:2717-30. 2008
  7. pmc Tight correlation between expression of the Forkhead transcription factor FOXM1 and HER2 in human breast cancer
    Nuran Bektas
    Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:42. 2008
  8. doi Selective left ventricular adriamycin-induced cardiomyopathy in the pig
    Stefan Christiansen
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:86-92. 2008
  9. ncbi Influence of water-layer thickness on Er:YAG laser ablation of enamel of bovine anterior teeth
    Maziar Mir
    Klinik für Zahnerhaltung, Parodontologie und Präventive Zahnheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Paulwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Lasers Med Sci 23:451-7. 2008
  10. pmc Autosomal recessive postlingual hearing loss (DFNB8): compound heterozygosity for two novel TMPRSS3 mutations in German siblings
    Miriam Elbracht
    Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Med Genet 44:e81. 2007

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  1. doi Social reinforcement can regulate localized brain activity
    Krystyna A Mathiak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:S132-6. 2010
    ..The increased ACC activity transferred to a cognitive task with the potential to reduce cognitive interference. Systematic studies are required to explore long-term effects on social behavior and clinical applications...
  2. doi Cerebral dysfunctions of emotion-cognition interactions in adolescent-onset schizophrenia
    Katharina Pauly
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1299-310. 2008
    ..In this study, possible dysfunctions of the neural correlates underlying the interaction of negative emotion and working memory in AOS were investigated...
  3. doi Xenon reduces neurohistopathological damage and improves the early neurological deficit after cardiac arrest in pigs
    Michael Fries
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Crit Care Med 36:2420-6. 2008
    ..Treatment options to ameliorate brain damage following cardiopulmonary resuscitation from cardiac arrest are limited...
  4. doi Recurrent suprachoroidal dislocation of an anterior chamber intraocular lens
    Martin Hermel
    Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1217-8. 2008
    ..Subsequently, the IOL repeatedly migrated in and out of the suprachoroidal space, allowing atraumatic removal. Angle-based IOL implementation should be avoided in eyes with a history of trabeculotomy or cyclodialysis...
  5. doi Automatic processing of semantic relations in fMRI: neural activation during semantic priming of taxonomic and thematic categories
    Olga Sachs
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelstr 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Brain Res 1218:194-205. 2008
    ..We suggest that the greater involvement of precuneus in the processing of taxonomic relations indicates their reduced salience in the knowledge structure compared to more prominent thematic relations...
  6. doi Activation of TGF-beta within cultured hepatocytes and in liver injury leads to intracrine signaling with expression of connective tissue growth factor
    Olav A Gressner
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, RWTH University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 12:2717-30. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Tight correlation between expression of the Forkhead transcription factor FOXM1 and HER2 in human breast cancer
    Nuran Bektas
    Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:42. 2008
    ....
  8. doi Selective left ventricular adriamycin-induced cardiomyopathy in the pig
    Stefan Christiansen
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:86-92. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Influence of water-layer thickness on Er:YAG laser ablation of enamel of bovine anterior teeth
    Maziar Mir
    Klinik für Zahnerhaltung, Parodontologie und Präventive Zahnheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Paulwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Lasers Med Sci 23:451-7. 2008
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  10. pmc Autosomal recessive postlingual hearing loss (DFNB8): compound heterozygosity for two novel TMPRSS3 mutations in German siblings
    Miriam Elbracht
    Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Med Genet 44:e81. 2007
    ..Although TMPRSS3 mutations are supposed to be a rare cause of autosomal recessive hearing loss, in families with postlingual disease onset TMPRSS3 is the most favourable candidate gene after exclusion of GJB2 mutations...
  11. ncbi [Perioperative therapy with antiplatelet agents]
    W Lepper
    Medizinische Klinik I, Kardiologie, Pulmonologie und Angiologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen
    Anaesthesist 56:592-8. 2007
    ..Especially patients with intracoronary stents are at threat when the dual platelet therapy is interrupted before complete endothelialization of the stent...
  12. ncbi Bladder extension variability during pelvic external beam radiotherapy with a full or empty bladder
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 83:163-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the extent of bladder wall movements during parallel series with full bladder (FB) and empty bladder (EB)...
  13. ncbi Profuse rectal bleeding of no visible cause
    Andreas Geier
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Aachen University, University Hospital, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Lancet 369:1664. 2007
  14. ncbi Quality of life and psychiatric sequelae following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: does neuroendocrine dysfunction play a role?
    Ilonka Kreitschmann-Andermahr
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Technology Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:833-7. 2007
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  15. pmc Feasibility and initial experience of assessment of mechanical dyssynchrony using cardiovascular magnetic resonance and semi-automatic border detection
    Ralf Koos
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:49. 2008
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to determine the value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) for the assessment of the SDI in patients with reduced LV function as well as in healthy controls using semi-automatic border tracking...
  16. doi Health-related quality of life after permanent I-125 brachytherapy and conformal external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer--a matched-pair comparison
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 91:225-31. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to compare quality of life after permanent I-125 brachytherapy (BT) and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer...
  17. doi Taxonomic and thematic categories: Neural correlates of categorization in an auditory-to-visual priming task using fMRI
    Katharina Sass
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, Aachen D 52074, Germany
    Brain Res 1270:78-87. 2009
    ..The interaction within the left superior temporal sulcus reflects the processing and retrieval of semantic relations whereby specific memory contents seem to influence the direction of activation...
  18. doi Surgical technique for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Jochen Grommes
    Department of Vascular Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Germany
    J Invest Surg 23:273-9. 2010
    ..Thus, the aim of this study is to evaluate the long-term results following this tailored concept...
  19. pmc Validation of the Rasch-based Depression Screening in a large scale German general population sample
    Thomas Forkmann
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Hospital of RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:105. 2010
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  20. doi [Update and controversies of adjunctive sepsis therapy]
    Tobias Schürholz
    Klinik für Operative Intensivmedizin am Universitätsklinikum Aachen
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 45:580-6; quiz 587. 2010
    ..Recently published guidelines attenuate implemented treatment strategies and lead to further adjustment taking into account actual data on adjunctive sepsis therapy...
  21. doi Survival probability of zirconia-based fixed dental prostheses up to 5 yr: a systematic review of the literature
    Jaana Sophia Schley
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 118:443-50. 2010
    ..However, an important improvement of the veneering systems is required, and for FDPs with more units in function, further randomized, controlled clinical trials are necessary...
  22. doi Perforator vessel anatomy of the papilla umbilicalis: topography and importance for reconstructive abdominal wall surgery
    Dan mon O'Dey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Burn Center, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:1121-7. 2010
    ..For this purpose, an anatomic microdissection study was performed, focusing on the vascular architecture of the papilla umbilicalis in the midst of the stratigraphical anatomy of the midline abdominal wall...
  23. doi Digital necroses and vascular thrombosis in severe spinal muscular atrophy
    Sabine Rudnik-Schoneborn
    Institute of Human Genetics, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 42:144-7. 2010
    ..Corresponding to a mouse model and other patients with similar findings, we believe that severe survival motor neuron (SMN) deficiency may present as vasculopathy...
  24. doi Serotype distribution in pneumococcal acute otitis media with ruptured tympanic membrane or sepsis in Germany
    M Van der Linden
    Department of Medical Microbiology, National Reference Centre for Streptococci, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:749-54. 2010
    ..Although based on a very limited selection of acute otitis media isolates, this analysis provides an estimate of the pneumococcal serotypes responsible for otitis media in Germany and underscores the need for future prospective studies...
  25. doi Aesthetic breast augmentation and thoracic deformities
    T P Wolter
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Burn Center, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 34:612-6. 2010
    ..This emphasizes the need for cautious physical examination and preoperative documentation. By individualized surgical planning and diligent implant selection, optimal results and patient satisfaction can be achieved...
  26. doi Do drainage liquid characteristics serve as predictors for seroma formation after incisional hernia repair?
    C D Klink
    Department of Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Hernia 14:175-9. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the characteristics of drainage liquid were compared to the characteristics of seroma liquid...
  27. doi Expression and regulation of antimicrobial peptide rCRAMP after bacterial infection in primary rat meningeal cells
    Lars Ove Brandenburg
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    J Neuroimmunol 217:55-64. 2009
    ..These results suggest that cathelicidins produced by meningeal cells play an important part in the innate immune response against pathogens in CNS bacterial infections...
  28. doi Genotype-phenotype studies in infantile spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type I in Germany: implications for clinical trials and genetic counselling
    S Rudnik-Schoneborn
    Institute of Human Genetics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Genet 76:168-78. 2009
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  29. doi Neutrophil granule proteins tune monocytic cell function
    Oliver Soehnlein
    Institute of Molecular Cardiovascular Research, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Trends Immunol 30:538-46. 2009
    ..Efforts in this field might lead to the development of drugs for specific modulation of innate immune functions...
  30. doi Influence of temperature on the positive inotropic effect of levosimendan, dobutamine and milrinone
    Annette D Rieg
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Germany bInstitute for Laboratory Animal Science, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 26:946-53. 2009
    ..Therefore, we investigated the influence of levosimendan, dobutamine and milrinone on the contractile response of myocardial trabeculae at various temperatures...
  31. ncbi Quantification of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction from 16- and rebinned 8-frame gated 99mTc-tetrofosmin SPECT. Comparison of 4D-MSPECT and QGS
    W M Schaefer
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Nuklearmedizin 46:22-8. 2007
    ..However, using 16-frames/cardiac cycle significantly decreases the signal-to-noise-ratio. We analyzed 16-frames and rebinned 8-frame gated SPECT data using common 4D-MSPECT and QGS algorithms...
  32. ncbi Postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer : evaluation of target motion and treatment techniques (intensity-modulated versus conformal radiotherapy)
    Michael Pinkawa
    Klinik fur Strahlentherapie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 183:23-9. 2007
    ..To determine the extent of target motion in postprostatectomy radiotherapy (RT) and the value of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) compared to three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT)...
  33. ncbi A retrospective study of SSRI treatment in adolescent anorexia nervosa: insufficient evidence for efficacy
    K Holtkamp
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Clinic of Aachen, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 39:303-10. 2005
    ..Clinicians should be chary in prescribing SSRI in adolescent AN unless randomized controlled trials have proofed the benefit of these drugs...
  34. ncbi Clinical consequences of PKHD1 mutations in 164 patients with autosomal-recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD)
    Carsten Bergmann
    Department of Human Genetics, Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Kidney Int 67:829-48. 2005
    ..Most cases manifest peri-/neonatally with a high mortality rate in the first month of life while the clinical spectrum of surviving patients is much more variable than generally perceived...
  35. ncbi Haptoglobin expression and release by rabbit oviduct and endometrium, its localization in blastocyst extra-embryonic matrix and fluid during preimplantation time
    A Herrler
    Department of Anatomy and Reproductive Biology, Medical School, RWTH University of Aachen, Wendlingweg 2, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 19:2730-7. 2004
    ..The present study describes an in-depth investigation of haptoglobin expression and release in the rabbit reproductive tract and in preimplantation embryos...
  36. ncbi Long-term observations of patients with infantile spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress type 1 (SMARD1)
    S Rudnik-Schoneborn
    Institute for Human Genetics, Aachen University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
    Neuropediatrics 35:174-82. 2004
    ..However, neurogenic atrophy muscle was more pronounced in distal muscles, if examined, and there was evidence of peripheral nerve involvement at least in some patients...
  37. ncbi Treatment of in-stent restenosis using a paclitaxel-eluting stent: acute results and long-term follow-up of a matched-pair comparison with intracoronary beta-radiation therapy
    Peter W Radke
    Medical Clinic I, RWTH University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:920-5. 2004
    ..This matched-pair analysis compared the procedural and long-term clinical and angiographic outcome after treatment of diffuse ISR using a paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) with intracoronary beta-radiation therapy...
  38. ncbi [Requirements for the use of automated external defibrillators in German hospitals]
    J Bickenbach
    Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Universitätsklinikum RWTH Aachen
    Anaesthesist 53:555-60. 2004
    ..Therefore, it seems reasonable to use AED in large hospitals. For implementation, training programmes and a nationally standardized documentation of resuscitation events should be promoted...
  39. pmc The presence of non-organ-specific autoantibodies is associated with a negative response to combination therapy with interferon and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C
    Hermann E Wasmuth
    Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Aachen UKA, Aachen University RWTH, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 4:4. 2004
    ..Previous studies investigated the clinical relevance of these antibodies in patients treated with interferon monotherapy, but not combination therapies...
  40. ncbi [Propofol-LCT versus propofol-MCT/LCT with or without lidocaine - a comparison on pain on injection]
    O Kunitz
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie am Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 39:10-4. 2004
    ..This study was designed to investigate, whether the use of Propofol-MCT/LCT alleviates pain on injection to a similar degree as pretreatment with lidocaine...
  41. ncbi Stabilization of atherosclerotic plaques by blockade of macrophage migration inhibitory factor after vascular injury in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice
    Andreas Schober
    Kardiovaskuläre Molekularbiologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Circulation 109:380-5. 2004
    ..Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF), a cytokine that controls cell-mediated inflammatory responses, is upregulated in atherogenesis; however, its functional contribution to lesion development has not been evaluated...
  42. ncbi The effects of sevoflurane and desflurane in vitro on platelet-leukocyte adhesion in whole blood
    N A Horn
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Anaesthesia 58:312-9. 2003
    ..The results show that these two volatile anaesthetics have differing effects on the formation of platelet-leukocyte conjugates in vitro. Sevoflurane also enhanced the expression of P-selectin on platelets...
  43. ncbi Potassium currents in vestibular type II hair cells activated by hydrostatic pressure
    P Düwel
    Institute of Physiology, University Hospital RWTH, Aachen, Germany
    Neuroscience 116:963-72. 2003
    ..This is likely to alter their frequency response and may be a relevant mechanism how hydrostatic pressure disturbs transduction...
  44. ncbi Demineralization of Er:YAG and Er,Cr:YSGG laser-prepared enamel cavities in vitro
    C Apel
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Caries Res 37:34-7. 2003
    ..98). Based on these in vitro tests, it cannot be assumed that use of the erbium laser for cavity preparation offers any advantages in terms of resistance to secondary caries in clinical practice...
  45. ncbi The CRP/MLP/TLP family of LIM domain proteins: acting by connecting
    Ralf Weiskirchen
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, RWTH University Hospital, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Bioessays 25:152-62. 2003
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  46. ncbi Inhibition of gastric cancer cell adhesion in nude mice by inraperitoneal phospholipids
    Marc Jansen
    Department of Surgery, University Clinic, RWTH Aachen Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen, 52057, Germany
    World J Surg 29:708-14. 2005
    ..Phospholipids may be an efficacious and economic tool for reducing peritoneal tumor cell adhesion and consequently the development of peritoneal carcinosis after resection of gastric cancer...
  47. ncbi First single movement of turkey embryos
    Diedrich Graf von Keyserlingk
    Department of Histology and Embryology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 41:592-602. 2005
    ..The space of time of the contraction since beginning of incubation, topography, morphogenesis and histology of the concerned muscle and its mechanical counterpart are described...
  48. ncbi Motor evoked potentials following highly frequent transcranial magnetoelectrical motor cortex stimulation: normal data and potential modulation by stimulation-dependent inhibitory and activating mechanisms
    V Rohde
    Neurochirurgische Klinik, Medizinische Fakultat, Universität Aachen, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 66:105-11. 2005
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  49. ncbi 'UroMaix' scaffolds: novel collagen matrices for application in tissue engineering of the urinary tract
    C Becker
    Department of Urology, University Hospital and Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Artif Organs 29:764-71. 2006
    ..The elastomeric properties of the collagenous matrices promise attractive applications in the tissue engineering of the urinary tract with its high mechanical demands...
  50. ncbi Biomechanics of a modified Pendulum appliance--theoretical considerations and in vitro analysis of the force systems
    Gero S M Kinzinger
    Department of Orthodontics, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen University, Germany
    Eur J Orthod 29:1-7. 2007
    ..This is achieved by continuous adjustment of an incorporated distal screw and by specific pre-activations of the Pendulum springs...
  51. ncbi Different states of energy metabolism in the vertebrate retina can be identified by stimulus-related changes in near UV transmission
    Peter Walter
    Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:547-54. 2007
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  52. ncbi Asymmetric visual field loss and retrobulbar haemodynamics in primary open-angle glaucoma
    Niklas Plange
    Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:978-83. 2006
    ..To investigate interocular differences in retrobulbar flow velocities in patients with asymmetric glaucomatous visual field loss...
  53. ncbi Effect of catheter-based transendocardial delivery of stromal cell-derived factor 1alpha on left ventricular function and perfusion in a porcine model of myocardial infarction
    Karl Christian Koch
    Department of Cardiology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 101:69-77. 2006
    ..Myocardial regeneration after myocardial infarction can occur via stem cell recruitment. Stromal cell-derived factor 1alpha (SDF-1alpha) has been shown to be critical for stem cell homing to injured tissue...
  54. ncbi Hypertensive pulmonary vascular disease in adults with secundum or sinus venosus atrial septal defect
    Joerg S Sachweh
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:207-13. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and histologic degree of HPVD and pulmonary hypertension in relation to preoperative clinical and hemodynamic data, intraoperative findings, and operative outcome in adults...
  55. ncbi [Management of septic shock and acquired respiratory distress syndrome in pediatric cancer patients]
    L Bindl
    Univ Klinik für Kinderkardiologie, Aachen
    Klin Padiatr 217:S130-42. 2005
    ..Diuretics and eventually veno-venous haemofiltration are used to reduce free lung water. Surfactant application may be considered in severe cases. Steroids are indicated in pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and in engraftment pneumonitis...
  56. ncbi Cortical activation during cholinesterase-inhibitor treatment in Alzheimer disease: preliminary findings from a pharmaco-fMRI study
    Tilo T J Kircher
    Dept of Psychiatry, Univ of Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:1006-13. 2005
    ..The authors studied, with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the neural mechanism by which this cholinergic enhancement improves memory encoding in AD over longer time periods...
  57. ncbi Endoscopic examination of the eustachian tube: a step-by-step approach
    Ercole Di Martino
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Head and Neck Surgery of the Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 26:1112-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a step-by-step approach for endoscopic examinations of the eustachian tube on awake patients and to report anatomic and functional findings...
  58. ncbi [Diagnostics and therapy for invasive fungal infections in an intensive care unit]
    S Koch
    Zentralbereich für Krankenhaushygiene und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, RWTH Aachen
    Anaesthesist 54:1047-64; quiz 1065-6. 2005
    ..This review focuses on the diagnostic and therapeutic options in severe Candida infections and invasive aspergillosis...
  59. ncbi Dysfunctional attentional networks in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: evidence from an event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Kerstin Konrad
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital Aachen, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 59:643-51. 2006
    ..Although there is evidence for attentional dysfunction in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the neural basis of these deficits remains poorly understood...
  60. ncbi Contractile reactivity of human myometrium in isolated non-pregnant uteri
    O N Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aachen School of Medicine, Aachen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 21:36-45. 2006
    ..Utilizing our established experimental perfusion model we perfused 20 uteri for 27 h and investigated the contractile reactivity of the myometrium in response to 17beta-estradiol (E2) and oxytocin (OT)...
  61. ncbi Neural net applied to anthropological material: a methodical study on the human nasal skeleton
    Andreas Prescher
    Institut für Anatomie der RWTH Aachen, Wendlingweg 2, Aachen D 52074, Germany
    Ann Anat 187:261-9. 2005
    ..The gained classification may be helpful in anatomy and anthropology as well as in forensic medicine. It may be used to characterise the peculiarity of a whole set as well as to find particular cases within the set...
  62. ncbi Anal sphincter injury during vaginal delivery--an argument for cesarean section on request?
    Andree Faridi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Aachen, Germany
    J Perinat Med 30:379-87. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of vaginal delivery versus elective cesarean section on anal sphincter function...