Irene Flemming

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Of 98 patients in ai acute state of coma different etiology, 18 (or 18.4 percent) showed series of rhythmic oral motions ("chewing automatisms"). Only one of these patients was observed to develop an apallic syndrome. The characteristic features of chewing automatisms and their concomitant symptoms are described, and the need for delimiting them from more(More)
A report is given of the experience gained in close-meshed neurological and electroencephalographic observations of unconscious patients suffering from acute and severe brain damage of different aetiology. Only in some cases can the neurological findings be assigned to the midbrain or bulbar brain syndromes - in our material this is possible only after(More)
The importance of brain protection in surgical handling of supra-aortic arteries may be derived from the specific nature of cerebral blood flow and from the pathophysiology of damaged cerebral vessels. There is a wide range of special protective methods which have proved to be effective, including strict observance of established rules on surgical(More)
The results obtained for 100 patients by combined surgical and radiation therapy are presented and by means of exemplary cases illustrated. As sson as 24 to 48 hours after excision of the keloid by mostly atraumatic surgical technique, and closing the wound as tension-free as possible, radiation therapy is begun. This takes place under the conditions of(More)
In this study it was shown that fibrin sealant used in eight consecutive patients undergoing their first session of punch hair grafting after sagittal midline excision(s) reduces the hair survival rate by about 2 hairs per graft from 21.74 on the non-glued side to 19.79 on the glued side (p less than 0.01). The authors did not find this sealant beneficial(More)