Hans R Frey

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The frequency of bronchial anastomotic complications following lung transplantation has decreased in recent years, but continues to be a potential cause of morbidity and mortality. We have, therefore, reviewed the results of 67 consecutive bronchial anastomoses at risk in 43 patients surviving more than 7 days following lung transplantation. The bronchial(More)
Severe thrombocytopenia, acute coronary artery thrombosis with myocardial infarction and thrombotic occlusion of both popliteal arteries occurred simultaneously in a 54-year-old man within 11 days of starting an intravenous heparin regimen as prophylaxis against deep-vein thrombosis. Popliteal artery thrombectomy was performed 12 days later and(More)
Bronchiectasis is pathologically defined as an abnormal and permanent dilatation of one or several bronchi. There are localized and generalized types of bronchiectasis. A vicious circle hypothesis, including an initial insult to the lower airways, impaired mucociliary clearance, microbial colonization/infection, bronchial obstruction and a local(More)
To date, Eikenella corrodens, a fastidious, gram-negative rod, has not been recognized as a causative agent of urinary tract infections. Until now the organism has been isolated from infective endocarditis, abdominal, joint, and bone infections (3, 7), human bite wounds (9), genital ulcers after traumatic orogenital contact (5, 6), and other sites (3, 7,(More)
  • H R Frey
  • Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift
  • 1991
A 43-year-old man had suffered from recurrent episodes of unconsciousness over twenty-three years. No definite diagnosis was forthcoming from numerous hospital stays and diagnostic work-ups, including three cardiac catheterizations which demonstrated severe aortic stenosis. Valve replacement, carried out on the assumption of aortic stenosis-induced(More)
In a 45-year-old woman presenting with subacute liver failure and portal hypertension the diagnostic workup revealed portal vein thrombosis and occlusion of small hepatic veins. An occult myeloproliferative syndrome was assumed. During full-dose heparin therapy the thrombotic process progressed to segmental venous small bowel infarctions, liver failure and(More)
  • H R Frey
  • Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift
  • 1995
In a 63-year-old woman admitted to the emergency ward because of coma of unknown origin, clinical examination, analysis of blood and cerebrospinal fluid, electroencephalography, and computed tomography of the brain were unrevealing. On the fourth hospital day the coma was followed by an apathetic state and amnesic syndrome, suggesting bilateral thalamic(More)
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