Thomas Brendel

Learn More
The forces within the femoral shaft have been studied in preparation for the total hip replacement. The experimental device consisted of a personal computer connected with a digital enhanced measurement system which converted the data, that was received from the strain gauges, mounted on the femur. The bitochanter hip replacement designed by Ecke was used(More)
Diese Untersuchung beschäftigt sich mit der dynamischen Kräftemessung beim Aufraspeln des Femurschaftes zur Implantation einer Endoprothese. Durch eine aufwendige Meßanordnung, bestehend aus Kraftnehmern auf DMS-Basis, einem digitalen Meßverstärkersystem und einem Personal Computer, wurde dies ermöglicht. Es wurden die Dehnung des Knochens beim Aufraspeln(More)
In this paper the novel mobile robotic gait rehabilitation system CORBYS is presented. The system consists of a mobile platform and a powered orthosis attached to the platform. Beside the mobility, i.e. overground walking, due to introduced degrees of freedom (DOFs) CORBYS gait rehabilitation system, in contrast to existing gait rehabilitation robotic(More)
UNLABELLED Abstract Background: Person-centered teachers who are more empathic and "indirect" (accept, encourage, praise and ask questions) tend to be more effective than those who are "direct" (lecture, give directions and criticize) (Amidon & Flanders 1991). The Flanders Interaction Analysis (FIA) is a tool for diagnosing these teaching aspects, though(More)
Large-vessel involvement is increasingly recognized in giant cell arteritis (GCA) and frequently occurs with an unspecific systemic inflammatory syndrome or fever of unknown origin. We describe the case of a 68-year-old woman with a history of polymyalgia rheumatica who presented with progressive weight loss, unexplained anemia, and a marked humoral(More)
CONTEXT Studies have shown that patients' subjective perceptions of physicians' competence and friendliness are relevant aspects of a successful treatment, influencing patients' well-being and trust in the physician. Psychological research has repeatedly shown that unconsciously contracting muscles that are usually used to smile can intensify and even(More)