Hannes Römer

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the motor function of the esophagus in patients with chronic caustic esophagitis. We evaluated 7 patients between 2 and 10 years of age, who had ingested caustics between 15 months and 3 years of age. The method we used was radiology with fluoroscopy vision and manometry. There was no correlation between(More)
The enzymatic activities of maltase, sucrase, and lactase were determined in jejunal biopsies obtained from 24 children with gastrointestinal symptoms and different degrees of protein energy malnutrition (PEM) to see if these differences were related to the extent of malnutrition or concomitant small intestinal mucosal injury. Even in patients with moderate(More)
After the introduction of Redon high-vacuum drainage, a considerable decrease in post-operative haematomas has been noted. But some of the complications could not be prevented by using the Redon system. They were in fact the result of it. The Redon system cannot be classified as a "closed" wound drainage. During bottle replacement, the system must be(More)
BACKGROUND To relieve family caregivers of dementia patients the utilisation of care groups should be fostered. In order to do this the influencing factors must be investigated. INVESTIGATION Which variables of the care situation, the family caregivers and their attitudes act as predictors for the utilisation of care groups? What are the views of family(More)
Although support services are considered cost-effective in the relief of care-giving family members of dementia patients, there has been little research to date on the predictors of use and quality expectations. These two questions are examined for the first time based on cross-sectional data of 404 care-giving family members, users and non-users of(More)