Maria Isabel Körber

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INTRODUCTION Poor survival rates after cardiac arrest can partly be explained by poor basic life support skills in medical professionals. AIM This study aimed to assess quality of basic life support in medical students and paramedics. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a prospective observational study with 100 early medical students (group A), 100 late(More)
OBJECTIVE There exists no standardized method for examining lung function in laryngectomized patients. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS We established a base plate adapter (BPA) system for patients after laryngectomy. In 10 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), we evaluated pulmonary function before laryngectomy, as well as 2 weeks and 3(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe the impact of frailty in patients undergoing percutaneous mitral valve repair (PMVR). BACKGROUND Frailty is common in elderly patients and those with comorbidities and is associated with adverse prognosis. METHODS Frailty according to the Fried criteria was assessed in consecutive patients admitted for(More)
Recurrent moderate or severe mitral regurgitation (MR) after surgical mitral valve repair (sMVR) has been reported to occur in 15% to 59% of patients originally treated for primary (PMR) or secondary MR (SMR), respectively, and is associated with adverse outcome (1). This multicenter registry was conducted to assess the feasibility and safety of(More)
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