Finsen, Niels Ryberg

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Niels Ryberg, Danish physician, 1860-1904, winner of the 1903 Nobel Prize for work related to disease treatment, particularly lupus vulgaris.
finsen - Synonym(s): finsen unit
Finsen bath - ultraviolet irradiation.
Finsen carbon arc light
Finsen lamp - carbon-arc lamp.
Finsen method - to treat by using concentrated ultraviolet rays. Synonym(s): Finsen therapy
Finsen retractor
Finsen therapy - Synonym(s): Finsen method
finsen unit - erythemal flux density of irradiation. Synonym(s): finsen
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Moments later Gordon made a fine save from Finsen's powerful drive as the Icelanders tried to rally.
SHERWOOD The Finsen lamp, invented by physician Niels Ryberg Finsen, was an ultraviolet lamp which allowed flexible treatment in all seasons and its rays could be concentrated onto the most affected parts of a patient's body.
New research from BRIC, University of Copenhagen and the Finsen Laboratory, Rigshospitalet, has identified a protein complex that acts as a molecular switch turning on a self-regeneration program in the liver.
Niels Ryberg Finsen won the Nobel Prize for his work on the use of concentrated photo irradiation to cure lupus vulgaris, a cutaneous form of tuberculosis.
Finsen, "Microglia and macrophages are the major source of tumor necrosis factor in permanent middle cerebral artery occlusion in mice," Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, vol.
Beneath the operating theatre was a room devoted to the treatment of lupus (skin diseases) using Finsen lights.
Dahl, C.P., Husberg, C, Gullestad, L, Waehre, A., Damas, J.K., Vinge, L.E., Finsen, A.V., Ueland, T., Florholmen, G., Aakhus, S., Halvorsen, BM Aukrust, P., Oie, E, Yndestad, A., Christense, G., 2009.
Finsen, Niels Bohr, Harald Bohr, Aage Bohr, August Krogh, Johan Ludvig William Valdemar Jensen, B0rge Jessen, K.
Despite some minor flaws, such as incorrect page references to the present volume when the articles reprinted here are listed in its bibliography (despite correct page references in footnotes), and an erroneous indication in the bibliography that Vilhjalmur Finsen published a translation of the Skalholtsbok Gragas, this is an attractively presented book.