H J Strittmatter

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An ideal vision of modern medicine includes tumor surgery with the human body remaining completely intact. A noninvasive therapy could avoid infections and scar formation; it would require less anesthesia, reduce recovery time, and possibly also reduce costs. This study investigated whether human breast cancer can be effectively treated with a novel(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life of women after a breast cancer surgery. The question was if women which had reconstructive breast cancer surgery experience a higher quality of life than women who, for various distinct reasons, had not undergone reconstruction. PATIENTS AND METHODS The participants of this study were women(More)
A 44-year old woman was referred because of metrorrhagia and asthenia. A diagnosis of uterine malignancy was suspected on the basis of the management of the Cervix uteri and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate. Conisation and hysterectomy were performed, and histological examination revealed necrotising vasculitis affecting the Cervix uteri. Corpus(More)
Sonographic assessment of the endometrium in postmenopausal women is generally based on total thickness as only criterion. The cut-off values recommended in literature, however, vary considerably. The purpose of this study was to examine the significance of sono-morphology besides biometry of the endometrium. If vaginosonography showed an endometrial(More)
In this retrospective study the data of 340 patients who underwent invasive diagnostics in suspected ectopic pregnancy from 1985 to 1991 are being analyzed. The aim of this study is to examine the prognostic value of ultrasonic findings after the introduction of transvaginal sonography and highly sensitive urine pregnancy tests in the every day clinical(More)
Although transabdominal sacropexy to correct vaginal prolapse is technically simple and yields good results, a minimal invasive procedure is desirable in the treatment of this benign condition. We therefore developed a laparoscopic sacropexy technique and were able to apply this operation successfully. Pelviscopic sacropexy does not differ greatly in(More)
Superinfected subchorionic haematomas are a rare septic focus in the 2nd trimenon. Symptoms being unspecific, the diagnosis has to be made by exclusion, in most cases. As the changes of a successful treatment of the manifest infection is poor, antibiotic prophylaxis as well as close laboratory controls and early antibiotic therapy should be discussed after(More)
OBJECTIVE Pregnancy-induced hypertension is still a common cause for fetal morbidity and mortality besides causing life-threatening diseases for the mother. The aethiology of this disease is still unclear. Some research support the theory of an immunological genesis. PATIENTS AND METHODS 32 patients were treated for gestosis or HELLP-Syndrome in our(More)