Christian Henke

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BACKGROUND A(δ) and C fibers are the major pain-conducting nerve fibers, activate only partly the same brain areas, and are differently involved in pain syndromes. Whether a stimulus excites predominantly A(δ) or C fibers is a commonly asked question in basic pain research but a quick test was lacking so far. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Of 77 verbal(More)
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has been used for more than a decade to investigate possible supraspinal mechanisms of acupuncture stimulation. More than 60 studies and several review articles have been published on the topic. However, till now some acupuncture-fMRI studies have not adopted all methodological standards applied to most other(More)
A broad spectrum of network measurement applications demand passive multipoint measurements in which data from multiple observation points has to be correlated. Examples are the passive measurement of one-way delay or the observation of the path that a packet takes through a network. Nevertheless, due to high data rates and the need for fine granular(More)
Stimulation of acupuncture point Pc6, located above the median nerve, has been shown to be effective in treating nausea and vomiting. It has also frequently been reported to cause a heart rate reduction. The mechanism behind this autonomic reaction has not been clarified, so far. We combined brainstem-sensitive functional magnetic resonance imaging with(More)
Based on the concept that tumor suppressor genes are involved in the pathogenesis of urinary bladder carcinogenesis, we analysed the mRNA expression of the retinoblastoma (Rb) and p16 (CDKN2, INK4A, MTS1) genes as well as of the proto-oncogene cyclin D-dependent kinase 4 (CDK4) in 71 transitional cell carcinomas (TCC) of the urinary bladder in relation to(More)
Network Functional Composition is an approach for a flexible Internet architecture which decomposes the layered network stack in functional building blocks which can be loosely coupled. Functional Composition therefore enables a customized composition of functionality at the edges and in the network in respect to application specific requirements.(More)
The Internet has become a complex system with increasing numbers of end-systems, applications, protocols and types of networks. Although we have a good understanding of how data is transferred over the network we cannot observe what happens with our data after sending and before receiving it - how packets traverse through the network and with which QoS(More)
A broad spectrum of network measurement applications demand for multipoint measurements; e.g. one-way delay measurements or packets path tracing. A passive multipoint measurement technique is realized by generating a timestamp and a packet identifier (ID) for each packet traversing an observation point and sending this information to a common collector. The(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Bedside evaluation of dysphagia may be challenging in left middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke due to frequently existing aphasia. Here we analyse the predictive value of common bedside screening tests and of two items of cortical dysfunction, aphasia and buccofacial apraxia (BFA), for the detection of dysphagia. METHODS We(More)