Clemens F Albrecht

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BACKGROUND Primary intraspinal primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) is a very rare tumor entity. The optimal therapeutic approach is not known yet. We report on two women with primary intraspinal PNETs and review the literature. We describe the typical course of the disease, compare our patients to the other 17 cases reported until today, and discuss(More)
The purpose of this study was to try to determine by means of contrast-enhanced MRI, a subset of patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy who will not respond to orbital radiotherapy. 54 patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy were treated with orbital radiotherapy (10 x 2 Gy) and symptom relief was recorded. MRI examinations prior to radiotherapy were(More)
Serum erythropoietin (EPO) concentrations reportedly are depressed in patients with chronic disorders such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. We evaluated serum EPO levels in mice with tumors and found that the EPO response was appropriate for the associated anemia during the major part of the disease process. The(More)
UNLABELLED Malignant ectomesenchymoma is a rare tumour that contains both ectodermal and mesenchymal elements. Only three patients with a manifestation in the cerebrum and clinicopathological data have been reported until now. We present a patient with an intracerebral ectomesenchymoma, review the literature and discuss currently available therapeutic(More)
PURPOSE High-dose therapy (HDT) is currently under investigation for patients with advanced low-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). We report on the toxicity of a modified HDT that combines total-body irradiation (TBI) with involved-field irradiation (IF-RT) for patients with bulky disease or residual lymphomas > 2 cm after induction chemotherapy. PATIENTS(More)
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