François Rhein

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Patients with unilateral spatial neglect due to right-hemisphere lesions typically fail to attend to and explore left-sided stimulus objects. It has been postulated that in right-brain damaged (RBD) patients an ipsilesional displacement of the egocentric frame of reference (ER), whether visual or tactile, may be responsible for a contralesional supramodal(More)
OBJECTIVE Mandated state newborn screening programs for the approximately 4 million infants born each year in the United States involves the following 5 components: 1) initial screening, 2) immediate follow-up testing of the screen-positive newborn, 3) diagnosis confirmation (true positive versus false positive), 4) immediate and long-term care, and 5)(More)
Neurophysiologic and behavioral evidence indicates that excitatory amino acid (EAA) antagonists may provide a new class of selective analgesics for opiate resistant, neuropathic pain syndromes. Therapeutic applications have been limited because of unacceptable side effects of most EAA blockers. However, dextrorphan, a metabolite of the antitussive drug,(More)
OBJECTIVE To highlight the impact of the increasing attentional load on performance of both normal drivers and drivers with traumatic brain injury. BACKGROUND Patients with brain injury have a higher accident risk than people with no brain injury [1], probably as a result of persistent attention disorders. METHOD Ten patients and 10 paired controls took(More)
PURPOSE We assessed the results of endoscopic sphincterotomy in patients with detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia secondary to spinal cord injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective study was done of 92 patients with a mean followup of 20.6 months. RESULTS The morbidity rate was 10.9%. Results demonstrated objective (assessed by the decrease in voiding(More)
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