Sebastian Payer

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Awake surgery is regarded mandatory for optimal electrode implantation into the subthalamic nucleus (STN) for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Parkinson's disease (PD). However, this is questionable since general anaesthesia (GA) does not preclude intraoperative microrecordings and clinical evaluation of, for example, current spread to the corticospinal(More)
Presented here are three cases of severe leptospirosis, one icteric and two pulmonary hemorrhagic, that occurred in patients in Styria, Austria. Leptospirosis presents with protean and nonspecific manifestations. Thus, as these three cases emphasize, the key to diagnosis may be maintaining a high index of suspicion for the disease in previously healthy(More)
OBJECT Intramedullary spinal cord metastases (ISCM) represent a small proportion of intramedullary tumors. However, with the lifespans of patients with malignant tumors increasing, incidents of ISCM are on the rise. Due to threateningly severe disabilities in patients, accompanied by limited life expectancy, every attempt should be made to treat these(More)
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