Sibylle Jürgens

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This paper describes the concept and realization of a nation-wide observational study which is part of the patient care evaluation programme on acupuncture as part of a model project of German statutory insurance bodies. The study aimed describing medical care with acupuncture to estimate the incidence of adverse reactions as well as the treatment effects(More)
This case report and literature review [1] describes a disease process and presenting symptoms that are unusual, but by no means unique. However, the further confounding parameters give this case a complexity that immediately draws the reader into the scenario and presents the patient as well as her treating clinicians with a situation that requires some(More)
BACKGROUND Kidney transplantation has become the ideal and successful treatment for medically suitable patients with established kidney disease. This results in increased likelihood of these patients developing unrelated conditions requiring surgery, including spinal surgery. There are only a few publications available regarding spinal patients with renal(More)
INTRODUCTION Anterior access to the lumbar spine is established for disc replacement surgery and anterior interbody fusion in the lumbar spine. The spine is accessed normally from the left side either by a transperitoneal or retroperitoneal approach through a midline or oblique skin incision. After reaching the retroperitoneum and depending on the level of(More)
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