H. -W. Menges

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Es wird der Fall einer maligne entarteten und metastasierenden Epidermoidzyste bei einer 57jährigen Frau mit über 17jährigem Krankheitsverlauf und recht typischer, symptomatischer Trigeminusneuralgie sowie einer chronischen psychischen Wesensveränderung berichtet. Nach akutem Conus-Cauda-Syndrom infolge einer Abtropfmetastase und späterer Meningitis(More)
In a randomized study, 200 patients were divided into two groups: (1) “conventional” cholecystectomy treated by a nasogastric tube, i.v. infusion, and a subhepatic drain; (2) “ideal” cholecystectomy without a nasogastric tube, infusions, and a subhepatic drain. There were no significant differences between the two groups regarding operating time, pyrexia,(More)
The technique of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) was developed by radiologists and it is the interventional radiologist who mostly performs these procedures—often with little angiological background. But the latter seems indispensable when it comes to selecting patients for PTA and dealing with its complications. For this reason, PTA has been(More)
A comparative study in 13 dogs of conventional suture and fibrin gluing in anastomoses of the carotid artery showed that gluing results in more physiological healing and the absence of necrosis of the wall, which is usually caused by suture material. As an analogue to this, we found no stenosis after 2 years in 25 patients with glued atrioventricular(More)
From 1972 to 1986 70 acute occlusions of the aorta or bilateral iliac arteries were operated in our clinic. The occlusion was caused in 41 cases by embolisation, in 29 cases by thrombosis. Amputation rate was 22.8%, the mortality rate 42.8%. 71% of the patients were of extreme high risk regarding the operation as well as the anesthesia. In 44% of the(More)
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