Carl H Gunderson

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The clinical efficacy of the trihexyphenidyl was investigated in 100 patients with movement disorders. The study group consisted of 54 women and 46 men. Their ages ranged from 18 to 70 years, and their duration of illness varied from a few months to 36 years. Each patient had a videotape of the movements and a neurological examination, before administration(More)
The yield of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging was investigated in 30 patients with partial complex epilepsy, and the results were compared with those of computed tomography (CT). Magnetic resonance imaging and CT disclosed focal cerebral abnormalities in 13 (43%) and eight (26%) patients, respectively. Two additional focal temporal lesions were identified by(More)
Palatal myoclonus and acquired pendular nystagmus result from lesions in dentatorubroolivary pathways. We have investigated the effect of high doses of the anticholinergic drug trihexyphenidyl in four patients with palatal myoclonus and in four patients with acquired pendular nystagmus. The movements of each patient were videotaped three times: before(More)
One hundred eighty-six depressed psychiatric inpatients were seen at our institution during 1982. Forty-five of these patients were treated with tricyclic antidepressants, 32 received maprotiline hydrochloride, a tetracyclic compound, 20 received other medications, and 82 received no drug treatment. One patient in the tricyclic group (2.2%) and five(More)
Neurologic symptoms are common in all practice settings, and neurologic diseases comprise a large and increasing proportion of health care expenditures and global disease burden. Consequently, the training of all physicians should prepare them to recognize patients who may have neurologic disease, and to take the initial steps in evaluating and managing(More)