Elisabeth Albrecht-Beste

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We have studied the effect of extradural analgesia on postoperative venous thrombosis in patients undergoing knee arthroplasty. Forty-eight patients were allocated randomly to receive either general anaesthesia or extradural analgesia with local anaesthetics for 3 days. All patients wore compressive elastic stockings and no anticoagulant drugs were(More)
Parathyroid carcinoma only represents <1% of all cases of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Even rare, chronic PHPT may lead to excessive osteoclast activity, and the increased resorption leads to destruction of cortical bone and formation of fibrous cysts with deposits of hemosiderin-so-called brown tumors. These benign, osteolytic lesions may(More)
Angiosarcomas are rare and only represent about 2% of all soft tissue sarcomas. They arise from vascular or lymphatic endothelial cells and are most commonly located in the heart, liver, breast, and skin. Cutaneous angiosarcoma of the scalp is highly malignant and with dismal prognosis. Reported five-year survival is <30%. The mainstay of treatment is(More)
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