There is a large body of evidence indicating that 4 to 5% of solid organ transplant recipients develop a malignancy after transplantation, which corresponds to an approximately two- to four-fold elevated risk compared to the general population.
Current tobacco control legislation in Switzerland is based on a “one-size-fits-all” approach in linguistic terms. This is inappropriate given that there are seven Cantons where German is not the primary language.
What relevant research and health problems can only be addressed by a sufficiently large Swiss citizen study comparable to All of Us or other equivalent initiatives in Europe and across the globe?
Experiencing and integrating one’s own feelings and needs
Switzerland had one of the highest rates of cell transplantation in Europe in 2009. Cell therapies are particularly common for skin regeneration, especially at the University Hospital of Lausanne, one of two national centres specialised in burn care.
Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is currently the more widely used for diangosis of stable coronary artery disease, but new medical and economic evidence favours cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
A number of studies have recently evaluated the cost-effectiveness of adding trastuzumab to standard adjuvant chemotherapy of early breast cancer. However, these studies had some methodological limitations.
Accurate diagnosis and staging of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are essential for its management. Controlled attenuation parameter is a new noninvasive measurement made during transient elastography to assess liver steatosis.
Antibiotic choice for complicated appendicitis should address local antibiotic resistance patterns. We opted for co-amoxicillin in 2013. After that, the increasing prevalence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa challenged this choice.
Regrets can hardly be avoided in clinical practice, but their consequences depend on the coping strategies healthcare professionals use.
The authors present the results of a single centre strategy to offer the switch to a NVP-containing regimen and evaluate the potential role NVP could play in current antiretroviral treatment.
There is an ongoing debate concerning the connection between lunar cycle and psychiatric illness, a belief that dates back to the ancient cultures of Assyria, Babylonia and Egypt.
This study reports the results of the largest ECMO transportation programme in Switzerland and describes its feasibility and safety.
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