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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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The Management, Treatment, and Prevention of Genetic Disease

Peter S. Harper.

in A Short History of Medical Genetics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; History of Medicine. 5951 words.

The origins and nature of the eugenics movement internationally are described and the abuses of genetics resulting from it examined. While originating in Britain in the late 19th century...

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Risk stratification with cardiac troponin I in patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass surgery

Matthias Thielmann, Parwis Massoudy, Markus Neuhäuser, Stephan Knipp, Markus Kamler, Günter Marggraf, Jarowit Piotrowski and Heinz Jakob.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 4995 words.

Objective: Cardiac troponin I cTnI is a highly sensitive and specific marker for postoperative prediction of patients outcome after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)....