Wolfgang Köhler

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the suitability of measurements of mercury (Hg) concentration as a means of identifying patients with health complaints attributed to dental amalgam. METHODS Hg in erythrocytes, plasma, urine, and saliva was determined in 27 patients complaining about health problems attributed to amalgam, 27 healthy volunteers with amalgam(More)
BACKGROUND Bunionette is a common deformity for which a number of operative procedures have been described. The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of a modified distal horizontal metatarsal osteotomy in the correction of symptomatic bunionette. METHODS Metatarsal osteotomies were done in 21 feet in 14 patients (11 females, three males)(More)
We reviewed 29 patients with intraosseous lipoma treated between 1985 and 2002. Mean patient age was 48 (20-75) years. According to Milgram's classification, ten cases were classified as stage I, 14 as stage II, and three as stage III. All patients were initially treated by curettage. In 11 cases an additional phenolization was performed. The average(More)
INTRODUCTION For more than 50 years the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor pyridostigmine bromide has been the drug of choice in the symptomatic therapy for myasthenia gravis. The sustained-release dosage form of pyridostigmine (SR-Pyr) is only available in a limited number of countries (e.g. in the United States and Germany). Astonishingly, the therapeutic(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate whether the Prognos device might be a useful tool in the diagnosis of disorders suspected to be due to dental amalgam fillings. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS A diagnostic case-control study was performed in 27 patients who complained about health problems attributed to amalgam (cases), 27 healthy volunteers with amalgam(More)