Christian Goebel

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OBJECTIVE Anterior uveitis (AU) in childhood may be the first manifestation of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). We identified factors that may help to differentiate JIA-associated AU from the more common idiopathic AU (IAU) before the onset of arthritis. METHODS Children with IAU and with JIA-associated AU were analyzed for their demographics, age at(More)
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Many school-leavers enter the labour market via temporary employment. In this paper we investigate the impact of a temporary employment spell at the start of the career on the transition rate into permanent employment. We compare the case of temporary employment to the hypothetical case of a direct transition from unemployment to permanent employment. In(More)
Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the insightful comments and constructive criticism provided by Kerry Brown, Lina Song and David Goodman for an earlier version of this report. All errors are those of the authors. 6 Foreword Following China's entry to the World Trade Organization in 2001, the last decade has seen the country grow richer,(More)
Increased cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure is often accompanied by headache. The term idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri) describes an increase in CSF pressure without a space-occupying intracranial lesion or hydrocephalus. After headaches, visual field defects are the second most common feature. Therapeutic measures include both(More)
BACKGROUND Within the last years, occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) has proven to be an important method in the treatment of severe therapy-resistant neurological pain disorders. The correspondence between lead placement as well as possible stimulation parameters and the resulting stimulation effects remains unclear. OBJECTIVE The method aims to directly(More)
Many school-leavers enter the labour market in temporary employment. In this paper we investigate the impact of a temporary employment spell at the start of the career on the transition rate into permanent employment. We compare the case of temporary employment to the hypothetical case of a direct transition from unemployment to permanent employment. In(More)