Paul Freese

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Trihexyphenidyl (Artane) is a centrally active muscarinic antagonist commonly used to treat patients with generalized dystonia. In a retrospective survey of 22 consecutive children with extrapyramidal cerebral palsy, we evaluated trihexyphenidyl on upper extremity and lower extremity function, expressive language, and drooling. Functional changes were(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic allograft nephropathy (CAN) is a composite term for various types of damage to a kidney transplant. We wanted to analyse its components in relation to baseline biopsy findings, transplant function, and outcome. METHODS Among renal transplantations performed from 1985 to 1997, 156 were identified where allograft biopsies had been(More)
BACKGROUND Based on graft survival rates it has been claimed that patients with IgA nephropathy have a reduced risk of rejection after kidney transplantation. We wanted to evaluate this hypothesis. METHODS Certified IgA nephropathy was the original disease in 70 of 874 consecutive kidney transplant patients (8.0%). Eighty per cent of the patients were(More)
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