Kathi Blum

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Background. Docetaxel and irinotecan have additive or synergistic activity in vitro and in vivo as well as differing toxicities and unique mechanisms of action. We conducted a phase I trial to determine the maximum-tolerated dose of docetaxel and irinotecan given on a weekly schedule. Methods. Eligible patients had advanced, incurable, solid tumors.(More)
Proximal row carpectomy (PRC) is a motion-sparing procedure for the treatment of advanced carpal collapse. The goal of the operation is the creation of a new joint between the capitate and the radius. The purpose of this retrospective study was the evaluation of the functional outcome after PRC. The evaluation included range of motion, grip strength, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content of lumbar intervertebral discs (IVD) in healthy volunteers with facet tropism (FT) and sagittal facet joint (FJ) orientation using glycosaminoglycan chemical exchange saturation transfer imaging (gagCEST). METHOD Seventy-five lumbar IVDs of twenty-five young, healthy volunteers without any history of(More)
Die Entfernung der proximalen Handwurzelreihe ist ein bewegungserhaltender Eingriff zur Behandlung des karpalen Kollaps wobei ein arthrosefreies Gelenk entsteht. Ziel der Arbeit war die retrospektive Untersuchung der funktionellen Ergebnisse dieser Operation. Die Indikationen waren Handgelenkarthrosen nach Skaphoidpseudarthrose, skapholunärer Bandruptur,(More)
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