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GMS German Medical Science — an Interdisciplinary Journal

Association of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF)

ISSN 1612-3174

Welcome

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 20

Review Article Health Technology Assessment

Additional treatment with mistletoe extracts for patients with breast cancer compared to conventional cancer therapy alone – efficacy and safety, costs and cost-effectiveness, patients and social aspects, and ethical assessment

Schnell-Inderst P, Steigenberger C, Mertz M, Otto I, Flatscher-Thöni M, Siebert U
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc10 (20220714)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Case Report Gynecology

Idiopathic pyometra and tubo-ovarian abscess in a postmenopausal patient treated conservatively

Ntioudi M, Vasiliadou K, Charalampidou-Keremidou P
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc09 (20220614)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Dysphagiology

Review of the effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation in the treatment of dysphagia – an update

Miller S, Peters K, Ptok M
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc08 (20220614)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Ophthalmology

Internal limiting membrane peeling in macular hole surgery

Pradhan D, Agarwal L, Joshi I, Kushwaha A, Aditya K, Kumari A
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc07 (20220602)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Health Technology Assessment

Radiation exposure by medical X-ray applications

Buchberger B, Scholl K, Krabbe L, Spiller L, Lux B
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc06 (20220331)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Health Technology Assessment

“Ready for the future?” – Status of national and cross-country horizon scanning systems for medicines in European countries

Vogler S
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc05 (20220331)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Health Technology Assessment

Oral-care adherence. Service design for nursing homes – initial caregiver reactions and socio-economic analysis

Wagner S, Rosian-Schikuta I, Cabral J
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc04 (20220331)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Surgery

Treatment of hand and finger fractures with the Stryker Hand Plating System

Biehl C, Stötzel S, Schock L, Szalay G, Heiss C
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc03 (20220331)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Research Article Healthcare Economics

Device runtime and costs of cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers – a health claims data analysis

Hadwiger M, Dagres N, Hindricks G, L’hoest H, Marschall U, Katalinic A, Frielitz FS
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc02 (20220304)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
Review Article Public Health

Availability of open data for spatial public health research

Peters M, Zeeb H
GMS Ger Med Sci 2022; 20:Doc01 (20220304)
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]