Claudia Auner

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Gait improvement surgery in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy performed as single-event multilevel surgery is today a well-established modality of treatment, but follow-up studies are lacking. Preoperative and follow-up gait analysis data of 32 diplegic children who underwent single-event multilevel surgery for gait improvement between 1995 and 1998(More)
Eleven children with hemiplegic or an asymmetric diplegic cerebral palsy who had a preoperative leg length discrepancy of more than 2.5 cm underwent gait improvement surgery which included leg length equalisation. Sagittal plane kinematics and kinetics before and about 3 years after surgery for the lengthened limb and contralateral limb were evaluated.(More)
The diagnosis and treatment of heat stroke has relied on rectal temperature monitoring. A twenty-year retrospective review of heat stroke and heat exhaustion victims reveals a 24% mortality and a 33% incidence of overcooling. An experimental protocol using hot and cool baths demonstrates marked rectal temperature lag during periods of rapid body heating and(More)
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