As Winkler

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aetiologies of altered states of consciousness: a prospective hospital-based study in a series of 464 patients of northern Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    J Neurol Sci 300:47-51. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Febrile seizures in rural Tanzania: hospital-based incidence and clinical characteristics
    Andrea S Winkler
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany
    J Trop Pediatr 59:298-304. 2013
  3. pmc Neurocysticercosis in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of prevalence, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and management
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Technical University of Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
    Pathog Glob Health 106:261-74. 2012
  4. pmc Attitudes towards African traditional medicine and Christian spiritual healing regarding treatment of epilepsy in a rural community of northern Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 7:162-70. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Belief systems of epilepsy and attitudes toward people living with epilepsy in a rural community of northern Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Epilepsy Behav 19:596-601. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The pattern of neurosurgical disorders in rural northern Tanzania: a prospective hospital-based study
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    World Neurosurg 73:264-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of people with head nodding in southern Tanzania
    Andrea S Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Trop Doct 40:173-5. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome in a population of northern Tanzania: a community-based study
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Care and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Mov Disord 25:596-601. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Parkinsonism in a population of northern Tanzania: a community-based door-to-door study in combination with a prospective hospital-based evaluation
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    J Neurol 257:799-805. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Epilepsy and neurocysticercosis in sub-Saharan Africa
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 121:3-12. 2009

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Aetiologies of altered states of consciousness: a prospective hospital-based study in a series of 464 patients of northern Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    J Neurol Sci 300:47-51. 2011
    ..Empirical knowledge suggests that altered states of consciousness are common in sub-Saharan Africa. However, to date prevalence studies are scarce...
  2. doi request reprint Febrile seizures in rural Tanzania: hospital-based incidence and clinical characteristics
    Andrea S Winkler
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany
    J Trop Pediatr 59:298-304. 2013
    ..Febrile seizures may contribute to epilepsy later in life, but data in sub-Saharan Africa are scarce. We, therefore, conducted a hospital-based study on clinical characteristics of children with febrile seizures...
  3. pmc Neurocysticercosis in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of prevalence, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and management
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Technical University of Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
    Pathog Glob Health 106:261-74. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Attitudes towards African traditional medicine and Christian spiritual healing regarding treatment of epilepsy in a rural community of northern Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 7:162-70. 2010
    ..Factors influencing this belief system have been identified and are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Belief systems of epilepsy and attitudes toward people living with epilepsy in a rural community of northern Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Epilepsy Behav 19:596-601. 2010
    ..In summary, supernatural and more scientific ideas about the causes of epilepsy seem to coexist. Nevertheless, there is considerable stigma toward PWE, which needs to be interpreted within the sociocultural context of the study...
  6. doi request reprint The pattern of neurosurgical disorders in rural northern Tanzania: a prospective hospital-based study
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    World Neurosurg 73:264-9. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the hospital-based prevalence of neurosurgical disease in the setting of rural sub-Saharan Africa...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of people with head nodding in southern Tanzania
    Andrea S Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Trop Doct 40:173-5. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome in a population of northern Tanzania: a community-based study
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Care and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Mov Disord 25:596-601. 2010
    ..Because of methodological limitations a definite prevalence may only be calculated from larger population-based studies of different African ethnicities with screening questions adapted to the cultural context...
  9. doi request reprint Parkinsonism in a population of northern Tanzania: a community-based door-to-door study in combination with a prospective hospital-based evaluation
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    J Neurol 257:799-805. 2010
    ..The prevalence of PD in northern Tanzania was found to be very low. This result would need confirmation in studies with larger populations, ideally of different African ethnicities...
  10. doi request reprint Epilepsy and neurocysticercosis in sub-Saharan Africa
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 121:3-12. 2009
    ..NCC clearly represents a major risk factor of epilepsy, thus detecting and treating NCC may help cure epilepsy in millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics of epilepsy--a community-based door-to-door study in northern Tanzania
    Andrea S Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Care and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Epilepsia 50:2310-3. 2009
    ..The main aim of this door-to-door-study was to determine the prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics of epilepsy in northern Tanzania...
  12. doi request reprint The prevalence of headache with emphasis on tension-type headache in rural Tanzania: a community-based study
    As Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Care and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Cephalalgia 29:1317-25. 2009
    ..However, the prevalence of primary headache seems to be lower than in Western countries...
  13. doi request reprint Neurological disorders in rural Africa: a systematic approach
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine, Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Trop Doct 39:102-4. 2009
    ..We suggest three major categories for neurological disorders (group 1=no diagnostic uncertainties; group 2=minor diagnostic uncertainties; group 3=major diagnostic uncertainties) with clinical implications...
  14. doi request reprint The pattern of epilepsy in a rural African hospital - an approach adapted to local circumstances
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine and Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Trop Doct 39:44-7. 2009
    ..Clinical implications are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Epilepsy and neurocysticercosis in rural Tanzania-An imaging study
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Epilepsia 50:987-93. 2009
    ..In developing countries, neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a common cause of epilepsy. Most of the work on NCC and epilepsy has been compiled in Latin America. To date, comprehensive neuroimaging studies are missing in sub-Saharan Africa...
  16. doi request reprint Anticysticercal and antitoxocaral antibodies in people with epilepsy in rural Tanzania
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulm, Oberer Eselsberg 45, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:1032-8. 2008
    ..In our study anticysticercal antibodies in both serum and CSF were associated with active NCC in PWE, whereas there was no relationship between antitoxocaral antibodies and epilepsy...
  17. doi request reprint The head nodding syndrome--clinical classification and possible causes
    Andrea S Winkler
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Epilepsia 49:2008-15. 2008
    ..Decades later, "nodding disease," reminiscent of what was seen in Tanzania, was reported from Sudan. To date this seizure disorder has not been classified and possible causes still remain obscure...
  18. doi request reprint In-hospital risk estimation in children with malaria--early predictors of morbidity and mortality
    Andrea Sylvia Winkler
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Trop Pediatr 54:184-91. 2008
    ..A reliable but easy system for disease severity assessment would help to fast track seriously ill children and provide suitable therapies for different patient groups...