Christoph Blecher

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AIM This study analyses pathomorphological and physiological head shapes and classifies the pathomorphology in positional plagiocephaly and brachycephaly. PATIENTS AND METHODS 78 infants with a positional plagiocephaly (5.99 months) and 32 infants with a positional brachycephaly (6.53 months) with a Cephalic index > 94% were investigated in this study and(More)
OBJECTIVE From 2002 to 2005 the infant mortality rate in the city of Bielefeld has been higher than that of the state of North Rhine Westphalia, in which Bielefeld is located. The 3-year average in Bielefeld was 7.3 vs. 4.7 per 1 000 live births in the period 2002-2004. The aim of our study was to examine the causes of the elevated infant mortality in(More)
This overview examines the principles underlying modern diagnostic imaging techniques already in use and those expected in the near future. As new techniques have become accepted, older ones such as air studies have been dispensed with. Although many of the new modes appear expensive, they give the doctor an opportunity to effect large cost savings to the(More)
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