Svenja Schüler

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Kidney disease is a risk factor for cerebral microangiopathy and spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). We aimed to determine the association of renal dysfunction (RD) with MRI correlates of different patterns of cerebral microangiopathies including cerebral microbleeds (CMB) and white matter lesions (WML) in patients with ICH. In a prospectively(More)
BACKGROUND Fractures of the extremities are often complicated by a variable degree of swelling secondary to hemorrhage and soft tissue injury. Patients typically require up to 7 days of inpatient bed rest and elevation to reduce swelling to an acceptable level for operative treatment with internal fixation. Alternatively, an intermittent pneumatic(More)
BACKGROUND The primary objective of this study was to assess the interobserver and intraobserver agreement on ligamentous injuries on conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in acute simple elbow dislocation. The secondary objectives were to determine the interobserver agreement on the assessment of joint congruity, joint effusion, loose bodies and(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To determine the rate of peri-interventional silent brain infarcts after left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO). METHODS In this prospective, uncontrolled single-center pilot study, consecutive patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing LAAO between July 2013 and January 2016 were included. The Amplatzer Cardiac Plug, WATCHMAN or(More)
BACKGROUND In order to match the challenges of quickly recognizing and treating any life-threatening injuries, the ABCDE principles were established for the assessment and treatment of trauma patients. The high priority of spine protection is emphasized by the fact that immobilization of the cervical spine is performed at the very first step in the ABCDE(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to develop and validate a novel self-administered questionnaire for assessing the patient's own range of motion (ROM) of the wrist and the elbow. METHODS In a prospective clinical study from January 2015 to June 2015, 101 consecutive patients were evaluated with a novel, self-administered, diagram-based, wrist motion(More)
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