Loek Petrus Hendrikus Leenen

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With the multiple fluorescent retrograde tracer technique, the collateralization in the spinal cord of descending supraspinal pathways was studied in a lizard, Varanus exanthematicus. Fast Blue (FB) gels were implanted unilaterally in the spinal gray matter of the cervical enlargement and Nuclear Yellow (NY) gels were implanted ipsilaterally in two series(More)
During the last decade, several European communities have begun to perform multicenter approaches to document trauma care and trauma care outcome. So far every country has begun to do this without communicating with each other and no coordination has been performed. The current manuscript compares these modes of documentation, their advantages and(More)
INTRODUCTION Flow cytometry markers have been proposed as useful predictors for the occurrence of posttraumatic inflammatory complications. However, currently the need for a dedicated laboratory and the labour-intensive analytical procedures make these markers less suitable for clinical practice. We tested an approach to overcome these limitations. (More)
PURPOSE The radiological evaluation of patients with blunt abdominal trauma can be done with either ultrasound (US) or computed tomography (CT) with strategies varying considerably among institutions. We evaluated the efficacy of our current strategy in which US is used at our hospital as the primary screening tool for patients with blunt abdominal trauma.(More)
For many years granulated sugar and honey have been used to promote wound healing [1,2], especially in the tropical areas of the world. Already by the 17th century the value of sugar in wound healing was reported [3], but also in modern medicine there is still a widespread, though not evidence-based, use and even a revival of sugar and honey use in topical(More)
The introduction of trauma teams has improved patient outcome independently. The aim of establishing a trauma team is to ensure the early mobilization and involvement of more experienced medical staff and thereby to improve patient outcome. The team approach allows for distribution of the several tasks in assessment and resuscitation of the patient in a(More)
Copyright © 2012 Frank Hildebrand et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Following accidental trauma, an inflammatory response is induced involving hormonal, metabolic, and(More)
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