T. Riepl

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Vascular injuries in lumbar disk surgery, although rare, are serious complications which may be overlooked due to a broad range of clinical manifestations. It is important that surgeons and radiologists be aware of these potentially fatal complications and develop an appropriate symptom-based diagnostic paradigm. We reviewed 8099 consecutive cases of lumbar(More)
After returning from Africa, a 54-year-old man began to have episodes of headache and nausea, then a cerebral convulsion. Clinical and laboratory findings and response to chemotherapy indicated the diagnosis of cerebral schistosomiasis. Three lesions were seen on CT and MR studies: two appeared to be subacute intracerebral hematomas, one in the right(More)
The reliability of electrical components is an essential factor for vehicle lifetime considerations. Failure mechanisms of these components are accelerated by temperature levels and temperature cycles. Detailed knowledge about the transient temperature behavior and generated heat are key factors in designing both reliable and cost-optimized electrical(More)
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