Matt Mueller

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Since its introduction in 2006, 43 patients with various forms of status epilepticus (SE) have been treated with the intravenous formulation of levetiracetam (LEV) in our clinic. After ineffective treatment with benzodiazepines, intravenous LEV was administered as a short infusion (nonconvulsive and subtle SE) at a dose of 1000 or 2000 mg. In cases of(More)
PURPOSE In patients with a neuroendocrine tumour (NET), the extent of disease strongly influences the outcome and multidisciplinary therapeutic management. Thus, systematic analysis of the diagnostic performance of the existing staging modalities is necessary. The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic performance of 2 whole-body imaging(More)
BACKGROUND Myocardial injury can be detected by cardiac troponin I (cTnI) concentration, which appears to be a predictor of short-term death in critically ill patients. It is unknown if the best prognostic indicator of short-term survival is cTnI measurement at admission or at later time points. HYPOTHESIS/OBJECTIVES Measuring cTnI with a high-sensitivity(More)
PURPOSE Combined immunomodulatory and antiviral treatment was administered to three patients with newly diagnosed HIV-associated primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) in an attempt to improve outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three patients from our institution who were recently diagnosed with HIV-associated PCNSL received intravenous(More)
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