Theodor Theodoridis

Learn More
AIM Efficacy and tolerability of analgesic treatment with fentanyl-TTS (Durogesic) for pain caused by arthrosis was investigated. METHOD Treatment with fentanyl-TTS was started for the first time in patients with severe pain caused by coxarthrosis and/or gonarthrosis and was prospectively documented for 30 days. Pain was assessed by the patient with an(More)
AIM The prospective randomised double-blind study analyses follow-up data of the therapeutic effects of cortisone versus local anaesthetics using an injection technique close to the nerve root in chronic lumbar spine syndrome. METHODS 57 patients were included with an MRI-assured clinical diagnosis. The study was performed over a 6-month period to(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of gender differences on triglyceride (TG) response after a fatty meal in clinically defined heterozygous (h) patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Nineteen hFH men were age-matched with an equal number of premenopausal women. Plasma TG was measured before and 2, 4, 6, and 8 hr after a(More)
Nerve root blocks and epidural perineural injections are main part in the conservative treatment of degenerative spine diseases. These injections should be done without imaging because degenerative spine diseases - discogenic oder spinal stenotic - tend to recurrence and danger arises from too many imaging with cumulative ionizing radiation over the years,(More)
PURPOSE To assess the safety and efficacy of tinzaparin sodium for the management of recurrent pregnancy loss. METHODS The study included 62 women with a history of recurrent pregnancy loss and at least one factor of thrombophilic disorder. Of these, 31 received 50 IU/kg of tinzaparin sodium daily (Group A), and 33 received 100 mg of aspirin daily (Group(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to provide an analysis of the literature and our own experience in the conservative treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. Although lumbar spinal stenosis is treated mostly non-operatively there are only a few reports in the literature about the results of conservative treatment. All the recent articles about surgical procedures(More)
AIM The frequency of cardiovascular adverse effects of lumbar paravertebral nerve root infiltration was investigated. METHOD 117 patients with sciatic pain were included prospectively. 60 % of these suffered from known cardiovascular diseases. In 50 patients, cardiac rhythm was investigated by Holter monitoring. In 100 patients blood pressure, heart rate,(More)
AIM The frequency of cardiovascular adverse effects of cervical nerve root infiltration was investigated by means of a prospective study. METHOD The hemodynamic and respiratory parameters systolic and diastolic blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate and oxygen saturation were monitored continuously in 56 patients undergoing cervical spine nerve root(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to find the correct angle of the needle position for the epidural perineural injection at the lumbar spine without any help by imaging. METHODS In 11 human cadaver lumbar spines besides dura, nerve roots and bones all soft tissue had been removed to allow us to look into the anterior lateral epidural spaces between L3 and S1(More)
AIM The aim of this paper is to present an update of the Back School concept including recent randomised controlled studies, systematic reviews and guidelines. METHOD After definition and classification of the origins of the Back School concept, results of randomised controlled studies and systematic reviews within the framework of the Cochrane(More)