Christoph Axmann

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BACKGROUND If carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is a clinical model of embolic stroke, then it should be possible to determine the relevance of embolus size and of the total quantity of embolic material (embolus load) for ischemic stroke. MATERIAL/METHODS Thirty-one patients underwent a total of 33 CEAs. Diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) was performed on the(More)
PURPOSE Renal excretion of orally or rectally applied Gastrografin is reported to be a reliable indicator of a perforation or a postoperative anastomotic dehiscence of the GI-tract. The study was conducted to determine whether increased attenuation of the urine measured by CT after oral or rectal application of Gastrografin can give reliable evidence of any(More)
We report on a 50-year-old man who suffered from chronic lumbago. CT and MRI revealed a paravertebral tumor mass growing through the neural foramen of lumbar vertebrae 1/2. Signal features on MRI and contrast medium enhancement characteristics were not diagnostically specific. After biopsy a glomus tumor of uncertain malignant potential was diagnosed. We(More)
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