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From somatic variants towards precision oncology: Evidence-driven reporting of treatment options in molecular tumor boards
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-15)
Abstract Background A comprehensive understanding of cancer has been furthered with technological improvements and decreasing costs of next-generation sequencing (NGS). However, ...
Accounting of GHG emissions and removals from forest management: a long road from Kyoto to Paris
(Springer International Publishing, 2018-01-03)
Abstract Background Forests have always played an important role in agreeing on accounting rules during the past two decades of international climate policy development. ...
Next-Generation Theranostic Agents Based on Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules Encoded with Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Development and Functional Characterization
(Springer US, 2018-01-25)
Abstract Fabrication of polyelectrolyte microcapsules and their use as carriers of drugs, fluorescent labels, and metal nanoparticles is a promising approach to designing theranostic agents. Semiconductor ...
The use of smartphones to influence lifestyle changes in overweight and obese youth with congenital heart disease: a single-arm study
(BioMed Central, 2017-11-15)
Abstract Background Both obesity and congenital heart disease (CHD) are risk factors for the long-term cardiovascular health of children and adolescents. The addition of smart ...
Quality of life after low-dose rate-brachytherapy for prostate carcinoma – long-term results and literature review on QLQ-C30 and QLQ-PR25 results in published brachytherapy series
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-22)
Abstract Background Patient-reported health-related quality of life (HRQOL) differs between treatment options for prostate carcinoma. Long-term HRQOL data in brachytherapy ...
Regional physiology of ARDS
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-28)
Abstract The acute respiratory distress (ARDS) lung is usually characterized by a high degree of inhomogeneity. Indeed, the same lung may show a wide spectrum of aeration alterations, ranging from completely ...
The use of mid-regional proadrenomedullin to identify disease severity and treatment response to sepsis - a secondary analysis of a large randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-21)
Abstract Background This study assessed the ability of mid-regional proadrenomedullin (MR-proADM) in comparison to conventional biomarkers (procalcitonin (PCT), lactate, ...
De novo assembling and primary analysis of genome and transcriptome of gray whale Eschrichtius robustus
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-28)
Abstract Background Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus (E. robustus), is a single member of the family Eschrichtiidae, which is considered to be the most primitive in the class ...
Modified Pilates as an adjunct to standard physiotherapy care for urinary incontinence: a mixed methods pilot for a randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-12)
Abstract Background Urinary incontinence (UI) is a distressing condition affecting at least 5 million women in England and Wales. Traditionally, physiotherapy for UI comprises ...
Interprofessional collaboration in nursing homes (interprof): development and piloting of measures to improve interprofessional collaboration and communication: a qualitative multicentre study
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-11)
Abstract Background Given both the increase of nursing home residents forecast and challenges of current interprofessional interactions, we developed and tested measures to ...