Catherina Lueck

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BACKGROUND During the last few years, risk assessment has become one of the main topics of periodontal research. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine whether a predisposition to metabolic disorders such as diabetes mellitus (in the absence of diagnosed diabetic disease) or hyperlipidemia may be risk indicators for periodontitis. METHODS One(More)
Reversible posterior encephalopathy (RPES) is an uncommon neurological syndrome that is being increasingly reported in association with anti-neoplastic therapies. The first case of reversible posterior encephalopathy associated with the proteosome inhibitor bortezomib is described and the reported experience of the occurrence of RPES with other(More)
In order to assess both vestibulo-cervical perception of head rotation and saccadic function in Parkinson's disease, 14 patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease were subjected to discrete sigmoid-shaped rotational displacements whilst fixating a target aligned with primary gaze in an otherwise dark room. The rotational stimuli were applied to (i) the(More)
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis often requires treatment with oral corticosteroids to control the host response to Aspergillus fumigatus. In a double blind study 25 patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis taking maintenance oral corticosteroids were randomly allocated to receive 5 mg natamycin or placebo by nebuliser twice daily for(More)
PURPOSE Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a rescue therapy for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The aim of this study was to evaluate associations between ventilatory settings during ECMO for refractory hypoxemia and outcome in ARDS patients. METHODS In this individual patient data meta-analysis of observational(More)
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a rescue therapy for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The aim of this study was to evaluate associations between ventilatory settings during ECMO for refractory hypoxemia and outcome in ARDS patients. In this individual patient data meta-analysis of observational studies in adult ARDS(More)
Intracerebral hemorrhage in leptospirosis is a rare event. We report on a fatal case of intracerebral hemorrhage complicating leptospirosis in a 47-year-old sewage drain worker. Since substantial thrombocytopenia was observed during the course of the disease, postmortem autopsy was performed to further elucidate the genesis of platelet destruction. Due to(More)
BACKGROUND To study the effect of bench/step group exercise with and without extremity loading on muscular fitness, body composition, and psychological affect. METHODS EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN a prospective training study. SETTING general community fitness center. PARTICIPANTS 44 healthy adult females (age: 21-51 yrs). INTERVENTIONS 12 weeks of bench/(More)
Dear Editor, There is increasing interest on new treatment strategies to improve outcome of critically ill patients with hematological malignancies [1]. Particularly, the specific indications and timing of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) are still under investigation [2, 3].We here report the favorable outcome of a 20-year-old patient with newly(More)
Unter Leitung des Tagungspräsi­ denten Herrn Prof. Peter Heering fand die diesjährige gemeinsame Jahrestagung der Deutschen Ge­ sellschaft für Internistische In­ tensivmedizin und Notfallmedi­ zin (DGIIN) und der Österrei­ chischen Gesellschaft für Inter­ nistische und Allgemeine Inten­ sivmedizin und Notfallmedizin (ÖGIAIN) vom 17.–19. Juni 2015 in Köln(More)
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