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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 – 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 19

Research Article Orthopedics

Real-world treatment and fracture incidence in postmenopausal women with severe osteoporosis at high risk of fracture: a retrospective claims data analysis

Mevius A, Heidbrede T, Gille P, Pannen HD, Wilke T
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc15 (20211223)
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Research Article Psychosocial Medicine

Randomized cross-over evaluation of investigator gender on pain thresholds in healthy volunteers

Sellgren Engskov A, Lejbman I, Åkeson J
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc14 (20211129)
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Guideline Emergency Medicine

S2k guideline diagnosis and treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning

Jüttner B, Busch HJ, Callies A, Dormann H, Janisch T, Kaiser G, Körner-Göbel H, Kluba K, Kluge S, Leidel BA, Müller O, Naser J, Pohl C, Reiter K, Schneider D, Staps E, Welslau W, Wißuwa H, Wöbker G, Muche-Borowski C
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc13 (20211104)
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Research Article Neurology

Relationship between cerebrospinal fluid protein level and electrophysiologic abnormalities in the acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome

Jawaid W, Sana R, Umer SR, Nisa Q, Butt M, Shahbaz N
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc12 (20210901)
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Research Article Anesthesiology

Impaired psychological well-being of healthcare workers in a German department of anesthesiology is independent of immediate SARS-CoV-2 exposure – a longitudinal observational study

Schmid B, Schulz SM, Schuler M, Göpfert D, Hein G, Heuschmann P, Wurmb T, Pauli P, Meybohm P, Rittner HL
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc11 (20210901)
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Case Report Otolaryngology

Management of a swallowed denture: our experience with 34 patients

Ganesh V, Drever S, Agilinko J, Vallamkondu V, Majumdar S, Shakeel M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc10 (20210806)
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Case Report Neonatology

A neonate with late-onset hypocalcemia due to unrecognized maternal hyperparathyroidism and a systematic overview of similar cases

Mitsiakos G, Katsaras GN, Chatziioannidis I, Gkampeta A, Mitsiakou C, Nikolaidis N
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc09 (20210728)
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Position Paper Laboratory Diagnostics

Advisory opinion of the AWMF Ad hoc Commission In-vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices regarding in-vitro diagnostic medical devices manufactured and used only within health institutions established in the Union according to Regulation (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR)

Hoffmüller P, Brüggemann M, Eggermann T, Ghoreschi K, Haase D, Hofmann J, Hunfeld KP, Koch K, Meisel C, Michl P, Müller J, Müller C, Rabenau HF, Reinhardt D, Riemenschneider MJ, Sachs UJ, Sack U, Stenzinger A, Streichert T, von Neuhoff N, Weichert W, Weinstock C, Zimmermann S, Spitzenberger F, AWMF Ad hoc Commision In-vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc08 (20210601)
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Research Article Dysphagiology

Studying effects of neuromuscular electrostimulation therapy in patients with dysphagia: which pitfalls may occur? A translational phase I study

Miller S, Diers D, Jungheim M, Schnittger C, Stürenburg HJ, Ptok M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc07 (20210601)
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Review Article Laboratory Diagnostics

Laboratory tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection: basic principles and examples

Alkharsah KR
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc06 (20210527)
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Review Article Surgery

Hepatobiliary complications from ruptured silicone breast implants – a comprehensive literature review

Agilinko J, Raj D, Wong KV, Fanelli D, Ng N, Agilinko B, Hasan M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc05 (20210525)
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Research Article Health Promotion

Applicability of time-restricted eating for the prevention of lifestyle-dependent diseases in a working population: results of a pilot study in a pre-post design

Kesztyüs D, Vorwieger E, Schönsteiner D, Gulich M, Kesztyüs T
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc04 (20210329)
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Research Article International Health Law

Heterogeneity of national legislation and practice on clinical trials with vulnerable patients based on the EU Clinical Trials Directive by the example of adults permanently incapable of giving informed consent

Schweim JK, Nonnemacher M, Jöckel KH
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc03 (20210302)
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Review Article Medical Statistics

Predicting the development of gender-specific premature mortality for Germany by 2030

Bardehle D
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc02 (20210225)
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Case Report Neonatology

Idiopathic scrotal hematoma in a neonate

Gkantseva-Patsoura S, Katsaras G, Georgiadou P, Lainakis N, Liovarou E, Theofanopoulos R, Theodoraki M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2021; 19:Doc01 (20210219)
With Erratum (Mar 1, 2021)
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