D Pittasch

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The secured significance of position and extent of a cerebral tumour as well as its biological dignity with respect to the kind and frequency of the neuro-ophthalmological findings was the starting point of these investigations. In this retrospective study the findings of visual acuity, visual field and papillae of 204 patients operated on the cerebrum were(More)
Departing from the well-known influences exerted on the picture of the cerebral potential by an intracranial space-occupying process, the persisting pathological EEG findings with proved absence of recidivity have been determined in this study. These investigations were based on the postoperative EEG leads of 204 patients with cerebral operations with a(More)
Ascribing the origin of neurological and neuropsychological syndromes to certain cerebral areas is a well-known knowledge that has also been introduced in clinical practice. In spite of general acknowledgement of a multifactorial manner of the development of these psychic phenomena there are, however, with regard to the effects of the location and the size(More)
The aim of the surgeon to achieve complete health and well-being with full professional fitness cannot be reached in many cases or only partially. Since the postoperative psychophysical capacity of compensation and maximum stress is expressed in the form of the psychosocial integration in the professional and family life, we have tried to explain on the(More)
Investigations carried out by Schuster, Bleuler, Fischer et al. pointed out the importance of the endocrine functions with respect to the psychopathological phenomena. On the basis of 98 catamnestically observed pituitary patients operated on transphenoidally observed pituitary patients operated on transphenoidally at our hospital in the years 1978 to 1987(More)
The ophthalmological findings obtained in 254 patients with space occupying processes of the lateral and third ventricles are analysed. Visual disturbances (78%), defects of the visual field (69%), findings of the fundus of the eye (67%) and motility restrictions (24%) were identified. Only in eight per cent the findings of the eye-ground no particular(More)
Among 210 patients operated on because of processes of the ventricles I to III in the years 1953 to 1983 a continuous outpatient after-treatment was carried out in 64 patients. Departing from the histological findings and differentiation according to the results obtained after tumour extirpation or palliative interventions, the subjective complaints, the(More)
On the basis of 346 glioma patients operated on in the years 1969-1983, the frequency of epileptic seizures and their importance for the diagnosis as well as the causes of the delay in clearing up the clinical picture were ascertained. Of the 226 patients with an astrocytoma, 51.5 per cent had one or several epileptic fits in the pre-operative period. For(More)
In this article, the experience gained in the postoperative treatment and care after ventral vertebral fusion (operation after Cloward) are presented. After a radicular or medullary decompression has been achieved by the surgical intervention, an individually adapted, symptom-centered physiotherapeutic exercise programme, a continuous observation of the(More)
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