Christian Doerfler

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BACKGROUND Autonomic dysregulation is frequent in acute ischemic stroke. Several studies concluded that imbalance between sympathetic and parasympathetic cardiovascular function predisposes to malignant cardiac arrhythmia. However, there are few data on cardiovascular autonomic function in post-acute stroke patients. OBJECTIVE To study cardiovascular(More)
Acute renal failure can be caused by calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs), due to arteriolopathy and altered tubular function. Within this context, we present the case of a 14-month-old liver transplant recipient who suffered an acute polyuric renal failure during a short episode of hypercaloric feeding. In our case, CNI-induced distal RTA led to nephrocalcinosis(More)
INTRODUCTION Extracorporeal life support in adult patients with extended intracranial hemorrhage is controversial. In pediatric patients, it has traditionally been considered a contraindication as systemic anticoagulation may worsen the hemorrhage and neurological outcome. CASE HISTORY We present a nine-year-old female patient who was admitted with(More)
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