Stephanie Graf

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The talonavicular joint is a central connection of the human foot. Symptomatic talonavicular arthritis can be adequately addressed by isolated talonavicular fusion. However, non-union remains a relevant clinical challenge to the orthopaedic surgeon. The aim of this study was to analyse the clinicoradiological outcome of talonavicular fusion using(More)
Pet ownership by elderly people is very common. This phenomenological study investigated why elderly people keep pets and what illness of the animals or their loss means to them. Nine women and three men owning either cats, dogs, or birds participated in this study. Their average age was 84. The results confirm on the one hand that elderly people experience(More)
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. OBJECTIVES To establish labour market participation figures of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) living in Switzerland and to investigate determinants and consequences of having paid work. SETTING Community. METHODS A survey among members of the Swiss Paraplegic Association was performed in 2008. Inclusion(More)
AIM The aim of our national survey was to determine personal, working, and career conditions of women in academic surgery in Germany. METHODS A questionnaire with 47 items was sent to 261 female surgeons working in 36 departments of general, abdominal, trauma, and vascular surgery. A total of 134 (51.3%) from all 36 surgical departments responded with(More)
Das Ziel der Studie war eine Erfassung der Lebens-, Arbeits- und Karrierebedingungen von Ärztinnen an den chirurgischen Universitätskliniken. An 261 operativ tätige Ärztinnen der Fachrichtungen Viszeral-, Unfall- und Gefäßchirurgie an 36 deutschen Universitätskliniken wurde ein Fragebogen verschickt. Die Antworten von 134 Chirurginnen (51,3%) wurden(More)
the patients used this meter. To evaluate the lot-to-lot variation, we included only the measurements performed by the MLT. For the Glucometer Dex, the analytical quality of one lot was significantly poorer than the quality of the two others, even when we excluded the results for incompletely filled strips. For the GlucoMen Glyco there was no difference in(More)
The postoperative complication rate of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is about 5-6%. The most frequent complications are residual gallstones in the common bile duct, biliary leckage, biliary fistula and duct stenosis. In the period between 01.11.94 and 01.04.96 we performed 1620 endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatographies including 410(More)
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