Paul Reuther

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Autonomic dysfunction is a common feature in various forms of polyradiculoneuropathy. This study investigated the kinds and frequency of autonomic dysfunction in 106 cases. Denervation insufficiency of organs associated with supersensitivity of reflex mechanisms was found to be the best explanation of the pathophysiology. Early insertion of a transient(More)
Je 8 Arztbriefe zu 5 Diagnosen (ischämischer Insult im vorderen Stromgebiet, Epilepsie, Parkinson-Syndrom, multiple Sklerose, Polyneuropathie) aus 5 Kliniken wurden von 5 niedergelassenen Neurologen hinsichtlich Diagnose, Anamnese, Befund, Zusatzuntersuchungen, Differenzialdiagnose und Behandlung bewertet. Kritik richtete sich v. a. auf die Qualität(More)
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune-disorder and clinically characterised by weakness of voluntary muscles including respiratory and pharyngeal muscles. As myasthenia gravis is a rare disease surgeons and anesthesiologists are only seldomly confronted with patients suffering from this disease. However, the application of narcotics or of other drugs may lead(More)
The case histories are presented of five patients with long-diagnosed myasthenia gravis (up to 15 years) who underwent splenectomy. A precondition for the decision to operate was muscle weakness that could not be controlled with standard therapy (e.g. anticholinesterase drugs, immunosuppressive measures). After splenectomy, a considerable improvement took(More)
OBJECTIVE To date there is a lack of tools to measure participation and the already existing measures are not properly used as yet. In 2005 the IMET (Index zur Messung von Einschränkungen der Teilhabe) was developed and is able to measure the ICF associated construct participation as a generic instrument in chronic diseases. IMET and numerous instruments(More)
In Germany a number of patients who are suffering from acquired brain injury and chronic neurological disability are either undersupplied or exposed to inappropriate care in their social environment. The number of these patients is increasing due to the changes in the procedures of care and due to demographic factors. While acute medical care and early(More)