Simone Koenig

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The study comprised 80 children aged 6 to 9 years with a history of febrile convulsions. A neurological examination, an interview to assess psychiatric anomalies, and a series of neuropsychological tests were performed on patients with previous febrile convulsions and on matched healthy controls. Children with non-febrile seizures or CNS infections were(More)
UNLABELLED The primary issues addressed in this study were: (1) determination of the significance of the classification "good outcome" utilizing the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) in children at least 1 year after brain injury; (2) detection of residual lesions of brain parenchyma in these children upon follow up MRI scans; and (3) detection of relationships(More)
Two children with GM-2 gangliosidosis type 0 (Sandhoff's disease) followed up by MRI at 1.5 Tesla for 1.8 years are reported. One was presymptomatic at the first MRI examination. As her neurological status deteriorated, MRI showed low signal in bilaterally, on T2-weighted images the white matter with involvement of the optic radiations. In the second, MRI(More)
QUESTIONS Do children with epilepsy exhibit psychiatric, intellectual or motoric symptoms compared to healthy children? How relevant is the type of epilepsy?. METHODS Children with diagnosed epilepsy aged 6 - 15 years were investigated by means of an established neuropsychological test program. Under anticonvulsive therapy the children were free from(More)
UNLABELLED Do children who remain in remission with epilepsy after withdrawal of anticonvulsive therapy still exhibit a different behaviour and performance-related abilities compared to healthy children? It was the aim of this study to investigate whether these children showed deviating psychiatric behaviour and/or neuropsychological function deficits as(More)
BACKGROUND Given the diversity of visual acuity tests being employed across the world, we compared two frequently applied tests: ETDRS charts and an eight-orientation projected Landolt C test in accordance with ISO 8596 and DIN 58220 part 3. The goals of the investigation were to determine (i) test agreement and (ii) test-retest reliability, to assess (iii)(More)
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