A spirometer is a medical device used to measure and record the lung function parameters breathing air volume and flow rate of the breathing air. Modern spirometers use various techniques such as turbine, pneumotachograph or ultrasound
A varicocele or varicose vein hernia is a varicose vein-like enlargement of the testicular vein and the plexus of veins in the scrotum, which is the most common cause of infertility in men. Varicoceles are surgically or sclerotherapeutic (ver
The clinical picture of primary aldosteronism is also known as Conn's syndrome. It is characterized by high levels of the hormone aldosterone, which increases blood pressure.
Tularemia is a highly contagious infection that occurs very rarely in Germany and that can be transmitted to humans by mammals. Due to the plague-like course and the predominant occurrence in wild rabbits
Moles are very common on human skin. Most are benign and do not require medical treatment. In rare cases, liver spots can also become malignant and are then closely related to skin cancer. in the
The Aarskog syndrome or Aarskog-Scott syndrome is named after the pediator Charles I. Jr. Scott or after the human geneticist Dagfinn Aarskog. It is a very rare X-linked syndrome. This
The patellar tendon reflex corresponds to the monosynaptic kneecap reflex and is triggered by pressure on the patellar tendon. The thigh muscles contract as part of the involuntary self-reflex movement and the lower leg snaps afterwards
Bronchiolitis is a viral infectious disease. Usually the disease heals on its own after a mild course.
Everyone knows the phenomenon of seeing something happen that they expected. Having a bad feeling about something can inevitably lead to it happening. This scientifically explainable phenomenon often falls under the term
Magnetic resonance angiography is used as a diagnostic method for the graphic representation of blood vessels. In contrast to conventional examination methods, the use of X-rays is not necessary. However, there are also contraindications
The real rue impresses with its yellow flowers, which are usually found in large numbers. Because of its great popularity as a decorative plant and also as a medicinal herb, the plant had to be placed under nature protection in order to be completely eradicated
The arteries and veins are central blood-carrying systems which supply the entire human organism with nutrients and oxygen and remove toxic metabolic end products. Due to a number of external and internal factors, a