Dr. C. Berne

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We report a case of an obstructing fungus ball of the urinary tract. Typical predisposing factors were present, i.e. bladder catheter, vesico-ureteral reflux, urinary infection, parenteral nutrition, prolonged antibiotherapy, hyperglycemia. Candida albicans septicemia was noted. Diagnosis was made by percutaneous nephrostomy under echographic control(More)
Forty-nine scapulothoracic arthrodeses were done in 33 patients with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy to improve upper limb performance during activities of daily living. Mean followup was 102 months (range, 12-257 months). An initial average increase in shoulder abduction of 25 degrees and forward elevation of 29 degrees was seen. Complications(More)
Microclectrode recordings of skin nerve sympathetic activity, consisting of sudomotor and vasoconstrictor signals, were performed in the peroneal nerve in seven healthy subjects during insulin-induced hypoglycaemia. The nerve activity was recorded at rest and for 90 min after intravenous injection of 0.15 IIJ insulin/kg body weight. The net outflow of skin(More)
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