Hans-Björn Gehl

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OBJECTIVE Since the introduction of balloon Eustachian tuboplasty the necessity of preoperative high-resolution CT scans of the temporal bone has been a topic of debate. This study investigated the informative value of preoperative CT scanning in predicting intraoperative or postoperative difficulties and complications. Special focus was laid on the(More)
OBJECTIVE The pathogenesis of bone loss in major depressive disorder is a matter of debate. Studies of bone loss in nonpsychiatric medical disorders have found an association between the activation of osteoclastic cells and an imbalance of pro- and antiinflammatory cytokines. Since major depressive disorder is also associated with alterations in serum(More)
OBJECTIVES Neurogenic tumors of the larynx are extremely rare. The goal of this report is to advert to this rare disease, to review and discuss diagnostics, differential diagnoses and treatment options. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case report and review of the literature. METHODS Case report of a schwannoma of the supraglottic larynx and review of the(More)
OBJECTIVE Major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with increased intra-abdominal fat, an important antecedent of noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and cardiovascular disorders. Furthermore, MDD is commonly accompanied by endocrine and immune dysregulation that has also been discussed in connection with the pathogenesis of NIDDM and(More)
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