Lutz-Peter Erasmus

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) frequently results in deficits in attention and speed of information processing. In order to disentangle the influence of sensory-specific factors and the role of cross-modal integration from the supra-modal aspects of cognitive slowing, the present reaction time (RT) study was designed. Simple and choice RT to pairings of(More)
We aimed to investigate attentional resources distribution in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. Auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded from 35 severe TBI patients in post-acute care, and 35 age- and gender-matched controls using an auditory oddball paradigm under passive (ignore stimuli) and active (count deviants) conditions. Six(More)
During the first 6 months of glatiramer acetate therapy in 82 consecutive patients with multiple sclerosis, in only 6% frequency of pre-existing headaches increased by more than 50%. This is less than the headache aggravation reported in an earlier study in up to 35% of patients during the first 6 months on interferon beta.