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The microscopic characteristics of a 0.9 cm vestibular schwannoma en bloc resected with its nerve of origin which occurred in a 54-year-old white woman presenting with a two-year history of a unilateral progressive sensori-neural hearing loss is described. The tumor originated in the inferior vestibular portion of the vestibular division of the VIIIth… (More)
A retrospective analysis of 248 patients with stroke (average age 67, range 17-98) admitted to a stroke rehabilitation unit over a sixteen month period showed that 80% of these patients were able to return home after an average length of stay (LOS) of 43 days. At discharge 85% of the group were ambulatory and 56% required no help in daily living activities.… (More)
SUMMARY A retrospective analysis of 248 patients with stroke (average age 67, range 17-98) admitted to a stroke rehabilitation unit over a sixteen month period showed that 80% of these patients were able to return home after an average length of stay (LOS) of 43 days. At discharge 85% of the group were ambulatory and 56% required no help in daily living… (More)
Preface This thesis has been prepared at the Image Analysis and Computer Graphics section at the Informatics and Mathematical Modelling (IMM), Technical University of Denmark in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Ph.D. in engineering. The general framework for this thesis is pattern analysis, digital image processing and computer… (More)
Many investigators have analyzed the effectiveness of the cardiac care unit (as a model of a disability oriented, specially staffed, geographically isolated unit) in altering outcome following acute myocardial infarction. Little data are available, however, on the efficacy of caring for patients with stroke on specially staffed disability oriented units. Of… (More)
at temperatures down to –30°C. S ignificant and interrelated atmospheric, oceanic, and terrestrial changes have been occurring in the Arctic in recent decades (SEARCH SSC 2001; ACIA 2005). These changes are broad ranging, im-pacting every part of the Arctic environment. The Arctic is observed to be warming at a rate approximately twice that of the global… (More)
Acknowledgement: We like to thank the participants at the behavioral section of the 2005 American Accounting Association National meeting for their comments, and special thanks to and two anonymous reviewers from the journal, Accounting Organization and Society to earlier drafts of the paper.