Dorothee Schlueter

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Alterations in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) system are well documented in affective disorders. In depression these include increased secretion of cortisol, an insufficient suppressibility of cortisol by dexamethasone, a blunted corticotropin (ACTH) response to corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) and a dysfunction of the glucocorticoid(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to examine if improvements of stimulus detection performance in visual field tests after intensive visual training of the visual field border zone in patients with visual field defects are associated with changes in self-reported vision- and health-related quality of life (QoL). METHODS We studied a clinical sample of 85(More)
Obstruction of the superior vena cava is usually caused by neoplasia; however, benign diseases cause between 3 and 26% of the reported cases (Lokich and Good-man, 1975; Urschel and Paulson, 1966). We describe a superior vena caval syndrome that resolved with chemotherapy for tuberculosis. Case report A 36-year-old man was admitted on 21 January 1976 after(More)
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