Maike Pfleger

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The authors analysed 45 ultrasonography (US) studies of 43 infants with surgically confirmed hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) to ascertain whether the current US criteria for pyloric stenosis are applicable to all infants, including those 30 days of age and younger. Most articles in the radiologic literature cite a muscle thickness of 4 mm or greater and(More)
As the field of sleep medicine has evolved, the clinical implications of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in snoring patients have become well accepted. Recent advances in surgical therapy for snoring allow otolaryngologists to offer simple outpatient treatment to patients with this problem. However, because the incidence of OSA in snorers seeking medical(More)
The hippocampus is a complex and fascinating region of the brain that has enormous clinical significance. Specifically, small imaging abnormalities may cause major symptoms. We believe that the detection of these lesions will be improved if imaging clinicians have an organized reference that facilitates identification of the cellular zones that comprise the(More)
BACKGROUND Isotretinoin is well known in the therapy of acne papulopustulosa and acne conglobata. No study has investigated the pathophysiological changes of the skin of acne patients, especially when low dose oral isotretinoin is given in combination with topical tretinoin. PATIENTS AND METHODS 28 patients were treated for 6 months with oral(More)
PURPOSE To characterize the imaging features of intracerebral hemorrhages in coagulopathies that alter prothrombin time or partial thromboplastin time. METHODS A fluid-blood level was defined as a horizontal interface between hypodense bloody serum layered above hyperdense settled blood. The prevalence of fluid-blood levels in acute intracerebral(More)
MR imaging is commonly used to evaluate orbital and facial soft-tissue disease. Although the eyelids are visible on these images, the radiographic appearance and the detailed anatomy of these structures has received little attention in the literature [1-4]. Anatomic correlation with MR images may be extremely helpful in the accurate interpretation and(More)
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