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GMS German Medical Science — an Interdisciplinary Journal

Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF)

ISSN 1612-3174


GMS German Medical Science, an interdisciplinary e-journal for the entire field of medicine, addresses all those who work on and with scientific publications. Original papers and review articles that have passed through a peer review are published therein.

The Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF) and their scientific associations supply the Editorial Board, the Scientific Committee as well as the experts for the peer review procedure. The editorial work and the workflow is in the hands of ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences. The German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI) is responsible for the technical implementation and the long-term archiving of electronic documents.

All the articles published in GMS German Medical Science are available online for anyone interested: immediately, permanently and free of charge.

New manuscripts may be submitted via the Manuscript Operating System (MOPS) of GMS. Please consult the authors' guidelines first.

Recent Publications
GMS German Medical Science — an Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 14

Research Article Family Medicine

Quality of care in patients with atrial fibrillation in primary care: a cross-sectional study comparing clinical and claims data

Preuss R, Chenot JF, Angelow A
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc13 (20161123)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Neurology

Refractory myasthenia gravis – clinical profile, comorbidities and response to rituximab

Sudulagunta SR, Sepehrar M, Sodalagunta MB, Settikere Nataraju A, Bangalore Raja SK, Sathyanarayana D, Gummadi S, Burra HK
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc12 (20161013)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Case Report Oncology

Solitary Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the hard palate: a diagnostic pitfall

Varsha D, Kaur M, Chaudhary N, Siraj F
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc11 (20160919)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Case Report Emergency Medicine

The sword of Damocles for the splenectomised: death by OPSI

Blumentrath CG, Ewald N, Petridou J, Werner U, Hogan B
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc10 (20160829)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Medical Informatics

Evidence mapping for decision making: feasibility versus accuracy – when to abandon high sensitivity in electronic searches

Buchberger B, Krabbe L, Lux B, Mattivi JT
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc09 (20160719)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Surgery

Heat for wounds – water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) for wound healing – a review

Hoffmann G, Hartel M, Mercer JB
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc08 (20160629)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Otorhinolaryngology

Sellar reconstruction without intrasellar packing after endoscopic surgery of pituitary macroadenomas is better than its reputation

Ismail M, Fares AA, Abdelhak B, D’Haens J, Michel O
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc07 (20160623)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Gynecology

Impact of caesarean section on mode of delivery, pregnancy-induced and pregnancy-associated disorders, and complications in the subsequent pregnancy in Germany

Jacob L, Taskan S, Macharey G, Sechet I, Ziller V, Kostev K
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc06 (20160614)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Ophthalmology

Switching to instant black coffee modulates sodium selenite-induced cataract in rats

El Okda EA, Mohamed MM, Shaheed EB, Abdel-Moemin AR
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc05 (20160425)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Oncology

Effect of chaetocin on renal cell carcinoma cells and cytokine-induced killer cells

Rombo R, Weiher H, Schmidt-Wolf IG
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc04 (20160418)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Epidemiology

Prevalence of chronic diseases among older patients in German general practices

Jacob L, Breuer J, Kostev K
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc03 (20160303)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Psychiatry

Gender-based differences in the antidepressant treatment of patients with depression in German psychiatric practices

Jacob L, Kostev K
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc02 (20160215)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Urology

Recurrent urinary tract infections and complications after symptomatic versus antibiotic treatment: follow-up of a randomised controlled trial

Bleidorn J, Hummers-Pradier E, Schmiemann G, Wiese B, Gágyor I
GMS Ger Med Sci 2016; 14:Doc01 (20160210)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]