Bjoern Goepel

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The aim of the study was to test whether a correlation between the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) and respiratory sleep parameters recorded by polysomnography (PSG) in patients with sleep-related breathing disorders and upper airway pathology exists. The PSG records of 130 patients (average age 52.6 ± 10.7 years) with upper airway pathology suspected of(More)
Rhinophyma is a benign dermatologic disease of the nose affecting primarily Caucasian men in their fifth to seventh decades of life. It is characterized by a slowly progressive enlargement with irregular thickening of the nasal skin and nodular deformation. It is assumed to be the end stage of chronic acne rosacea. Main reasons that urge the patients to(More)
The objective of this study is to test whether there is a difference between the polysomnographic (PSG) values of Apnea–hypopnea index (AHI), minimal oxygen saturation (SpO2), oxygen desaturation index (ODI) and arousal index recorded on two consecutive nights (so-called “first night effect”) in patients with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and concomitant(More)
The evolution of nonspecific esophageal motility disorders remains unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate whether nonspecific esophageal motility disorders progress into specific motility disorders and whether such progression is predictable. Seventy-six symptomatic patients (49 males, 27 females, mean age 57 ± 16 years) with newly diagnosed(More)
Procedure in Case of Suspected Mycobacterial Infection of Lymph Nodes of the Neck. Cervical lymphadenitis of unknown origin is frequently observed in ENT. Besides metastasis, lymphomas and non specific cervical lymphadenitis, tuberculosis or infection with atypical mycobacteria has to be considered. This article tries to present the state of the art(More)
In the treatment of tuberculosis the patients normally receive a two month daily treatment with Isoniazid, Rifampicin, Pyrazinamid and Ethambutol, followed by a daily treatment with Isoniazid and Rifampicin for four month. The atypical mycobacterial infections can be addressed as a local infection and are amendable to surgical therapy, eventually followed(More)
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