Dr. Norbert Heinicke

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In the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) with Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography (DSE), regional wall motion abnormalities (RWMA) are assumed to indicate a perfusion deficit. For a more particular examination of RWMAs, we compared simultaneous echo-contrast (Optisone®)-enhanced DSE (0–40 µg/kg Dobutamine, 16-segment- model) and MiBi-SPECT in a(More)
BACKGROUND There are only small experiences with mechanical ventilation via nasal mask in childhood. PATIENTS AND METHODS Eleven patients using NIPPV (9 patients aged 4 to 18 years and 2 patients with cystic fibrosis aged 20 and 25 years). RESULTS NIPPV was effective in all 11 patients. Seven patients needed supplemental oxygen. Theophyllin, Almitrin(More)
BACKGROUND In the literature we found only five reports about noninvasive ventilation in cases with central hypoventilation syndrome. PATIENT AND METHOD We report about a 4-year-old boy with severe late onset hypoventilation syndrome. During an interval of 3 months with nasal mask ventilation during sleep he showed an excellent cognitive and statomotoric(More)
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