Beatrice Haeussler

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PURPOSE Patients with spina bifida are at a high risk for having an immediate type allergy to latex products. The number of surgical interventions, atopy and catheterization are well known responsible factors, whereas the condition of spina bifida per se has not been established as an independent risk factor. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 131 patients(More)
Aim: We evaluated the treatment outcome of the patients having cerebrospinal fluid pseudocyst following ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Materials and Methods: During the period of 1975 to 2005, 392 hydrocephalic patients underwent ventriculo-peritoneal shunt, of these eight developed abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocyst. The medical records regarding the(More)
Between 1987 and 1991 a total of 37 breast cancer patients with a mean age of 78.8 (68-89) years underwent local tumor excision and were continuously given 20-30 mg tamoxifen. Thirteen patients presented with clinical stage I, 21 with stage II, two patients with stage III and one woman with stage IV. Surgical complications were minimal and hospital stay 3.5(More)
We compared analgesic efficacy and degree of motor block induced by ropivacaine 0.1% (R 0.1) and 0.2% (R 0.2) vs. bupivacaine 0.2% (B 0. 2) after caudal anaesthesia in children. Total and free plasma concentrations were measured after caudal injection. Duration of caudal analgesia (median/range) was significantly shorter in group R 0.1 (1.7 h/0.2-6 h) than(More)
Isolated esophageal atresia is characterized by a long segment between the 2 esophageal pouches. This article presents a case of pure esophageal atresia with a 1-cm-long segment at the midportion without discontinuity that resembled the subtype II3 according to the Kluth atlas. Resection of the atretic segment and primary anastomosis were performed(More)
Insular-type carcinoma of the thyroid is a rare form of undifferentiated thyroid cancer. The manifestation of disease occurs mainly in adults and is extremely rare in children. Prognosis of this type of thyroid carcinoma is unfavorable in childhood. Because of its rarity, it is not yet clear whether these tumors carry the same risk of progression. Therapy(More)
Background Since the introduction of cerebro spinal fluid (CSF) -shunt implantation in 1971 at the University Hospital of Innsbruck the number of hydrocephalus patients reaching reproductive age has increased in recent years. Our main aim was to attend these patients throughout pregnancy, delivery and maternity. These patients have been in our care from the(More)
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