Raphael Herzog

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A newly developed cryoprobe for peripheral nerves allows surgeons to freeze branches of the trigeminal nerve at the infraorbital or the mandibular foramen without exposing the nerve or damaging the surrounding tissue. The probe has an outer diameter of 2.7mm, and a vacuum-insulated shaft to protect the adjacent tissue. It is designed to be inserted(More)
This study analyzed the effects of tone-reducing features in ankle-foot orthotics (AFOs) on the gait of eight children (ages 4-11 years) with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy. A standard gait analysis was performed on each subject in each of three trial orthotics and in a baseline shoes-only condition. A 4-week accommodation period was allotted for each of(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES The changes in blood glucose concentrations that result from an oral glucose challenge are dependent on the rate of gastric emptying, the rate of glucose absorption and the rate of insulin-driven metabolism that include the incretins, glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GIP) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). The rate of(More)
INTRODUCTION Rupture of the Arteria ovarica is a rare but life-threatening injury and occurs primarily in pregnancy. Most previously described ruptures of the Arteria ovarica were in the early postpartum period and in women who were older than 45 years. We report on a two-stage rupture of the Arteria ovarica after a high energy trauma, which has not(More)
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