Medical Cybernetics

Medical Cybernetics German: Medizinische Kybernetik Contents 1 Definition 2 Branches 2.1 Medical Systems Theory 2.2 Medical Information and Communication Theory 2.3 Connectionism 2.4 Medical Decision

Wolff-Chaikoff effect

Wolff-Chaikoff effect German: Wolff-Chaikoff-Effekt 1 Definition The Wolff-Chaikoff effect is a compensatory mechanism of the healthy thyroid gland that prevents the development of thyrotoxicosis in s

Plummer effect

Plummer effect named after the American endocrinologist Henry Stanley Plummer (1874-1936) German: Plummer-Effekt 1 Definition The Plummer effect is a compensatory mechanism taking place in the healthy

Stanley Cohen

Stanley Cohen Article in German: Stanley Cohen Contents 1 Definition 2 Life 3 Notable achievements 4 Awards 1 Definition Stanley Cohen is an American biochemist whose work focuses on biochemical and n


Pneumothorax German: Pneumothorax Contents 1 Definition 2 Pathogenesis 3 Possible Causes 4 Symptoms 5 Diagnostics 6 Therapy 1 Definition Pneumothorax is a condition in which air accumulates in the ple

Lactate dehydrogenase

Lactate dehydrogenase Abbreviation: LDH, LD German: Lactatdehydrogenase Contents 1 Definition 2 Occurrence 3 Structure 4 Reaction mechanism 5 Diagnostic importance 1 Definition Lactate dehydrogenase i

Lymphatic system

Lymphatic system Synonym: Systema lymphaticum German: Lymphatisches System Contents 1 Definition 2 Lympoid organs 2.1 Primary lymphoid organs 2.2 Secondary lymphoid organs 3 Lymphatic vascular system


Calvaria German: Sch├Ądelkalotte 1 Definition The calvaria or skullcap has a dome-like shape and is part of the neurocranium which protects the brain. 2 Anatomy It is made of 4 bones: Frontal bone (unp


Auscultation from the Latin verb: auscultare - to listen German: Auskultation Contents 1 Definition 2 Methods 3 History 4 Types 1 Definition Auscultation is one of the fundamental techniques used by m


CRPS CRPS stands for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Synonyms: reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, Sudeck's syndrome, causalgia, shoulder-hand syndrome, a.o. German: CRPS, Morbus Sudeck, Sudeck Kran

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