Dr. D. von der Laage

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Acupuncture is increasingly being used in Western medicine. In the present study the effect of acupuncture treatment was examined in 60 patients with chronic pain. The long-term success after 6 months was evaluated in 45 patients. Calculated on the basis of an index of the frequency of pain, its duration and intensity, a global success rate of 64% was found(More)
Epidural steroid injections are frequently used in the conservative treatment of backache, although they are still subject to critical discussion. Relief of pain is attributed to the anti-inflammatory effect of the steroid. During a 3-year period, 53 patients with back pain or differing aetiology were treated with one or more epidural injections of 14 mg(More)
Patienten mit chronischen Nichttumorschmerzen haben nicht nur eine reduzierte Lebensqualität, sondern auch eine erhöhte Komorbidität und Mortalität. Häufigkeit und Art abnormer Elektrokardiogramme (EKG) sind jedoch unklar. Mittels EKG sowie mithilfe eines Fragebogens der Deutschen Gesellschaft zum Studium des Schmerzes u. a. Fragen wurden 100 konsekutive(More)
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