K-U Krueger

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Myocardial involvement in polymyositis is commonly suspected in noninvasive studies, but symptomatic cardiac disease is rare. We describe a 27-year-old woman with a 6 year history of severe polymyositis and persistent elevation of creatine phosphokinase-MB isoenzyme who suddenly developed congestive heart failure and bradycardia-tachycardia syndrome.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate efficacy of therapy with oxaceprol in the treatment of symptomatic osteoarthritis of knee or hip. METHODS A 3-week prospective, multicentric, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study with 167 patients aged between 40 and 75 years with painful and radiologically confirmed knee or hip osteoarthritis. Patients were randomly(More)
BACKGROUND An enchondroma is with up to 90% the most common benign tumour of the hand. Functional long-term outcome studies of the several treatments do not exist. The aim of this study is thus to evaluate the information from our 147 patients about diagnostics, operative treatment and follow-up treatment. METHODS 147 patients with 183 histologically(More)
Alizapride, a new antiemetic of the benzotriazole-line, enterally given, has been used in a randomized double blind trial including 40 patients suffering from radiogenic gastro-intestinal syndrome. Compared to metoclopramide, alizapride caused a faster regression of inappetence and of the frequency of daily vomiting. Drug-induced side-effects could not be(More)
AIM Investigation of the impact of blood pressure and metabolic control on the nephroprotective effect of ramipril in insulin-dependent diabetics. METHOD Within the framework of an open prospective therapeutic trial, 18 hypertensive, insulin-treated diabetics received ramipril, 5 mg/day, for an average period of 11 months. All the patients had previously(More)
BACKGROUND Psoriatic onycho-pachydermo-periostitis is a rare manifestation of psoriatic arthritis. It is characterized by the trias of psoriatic onychosis, tender soft tissue thickening, and osteoperiostitis of the distal phalanges in the absence of distal interphalangeal arthritis. Recommendations for the treatment of symptomatic POPP are not available. (More)
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