Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
- Prehospital analgesia with acupressure at the Baihui and Hegu points in patients with radial fractures: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trialThomas Lang
Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Am J Emerg Med 25:887-93. 2007..As acupressure has been deemed effective for pain management by the National Institutes of Health, we conducted a study to evaluate its effectiveness in prehospital patients with isolated distal radial fracture...
- TENS relieves acute posttraumatic hip pain during emergency transportThomas Lang
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Trauma 62:184-8; discussion 188. 2007..Thus, there is an urgent need for nonpharmacological interventions that can be applied during the transport by basic life-support (BLS) medical personnel...
- Femoral nerve blockade administered preclinically for pain relief in severe knee trauma is more feasible and effective than intravenous metamizole: a randomized controlled trialRenate Barker
Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Trauma 64:1535-8. 2008....
- Auricular acupressure as a treatment for anxiety before extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the elderlyBruno Mora
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Urol 178:160-4; discussion 164. 2007..We hypothesized that auricular acupressure may decrease anxiety in elderly individuals who are transported by ambulance before receiving ESWL...
- The influence of stellate ganglion transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on signal quality of pulse oximetry in prehospital trauma careRenate Barker
Department of Anesthesia and General Intensive Care, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Anesth Analg 104:1150-3, tables of contents. 2007..We evaluated whether TENS on the stellate ganglion would reduce vasoconstriction and thereby improve signal detection quality of peripheral pulse oximetry...
- A randomized controlled trial of femoral nerve blockade administered preclinically for pain relief in femoral traumaArno Schiferer
Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Anesth Analg 105:1852-4, table of contents. 2007..In this prospective, randomized, controlled study, we evaluated the preclinical use of femoral nerve blockade for reducing pain and anxiety compared with IV analgesia using metamizol...
- Soluble cathepsin K: a novel marker for the prediction of nontraumatic fractures?Gerold Holzer
Department of Orthopedics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Lab Clin Med 146:13-7. 2005..7, degrees of freedom = 58.9, p>0.0001) These results suggest that the serum level of cathepsin K could serve as a marker for fracture prediction and BMD...
- Cross-cultural adaptation of the JPF-Questionnaire for German-speaking patients with functional temporomandibular joint disordersGerhard Undt
Department of Cranio Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 34:226-33. 2006..For this reason, a cross-cultural version of the Jaw Pain and Function (JPF)-Questionnaire was developed and validated for use in German-speaking patients with functional temporomandibular disorders...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation: an effective treatment for pain caused by renal colic in emergency careBruno Mora
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
J Urol 175:1737-41; discussion 1741. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: This trial shows that local TENS is a rapid and effective treatment for renal colic pain. We found TENS to be a good nondrug therapy under the difficult circumstances of out of hospital rescue...
- Biomechanical effects of teriparatide in women with osteoporosis treated previously with alendronate and risedronate: results from quantitative computed tomography-based finite element analysis of the vertebral bodyYan Chevalier
Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics, Vienna, Austria
Bone 46:41-8. 2010....
- Chronaxie and accommodation index in the diagnosis of muscle denervationTatjana Paternostro-Sluga
Department of Physical Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:253-60. 2002..To determine the sensitivity of the combined measurement of chronaxie and the accommodation index in the qualitative diagnosis of muscle denervation with needle electromyography and to compare quantitative diagnoses...
- Distinction between supraspinatus, infraspinatus and subscapularis tendon tears with ultrasound in 332 surgically confirmed casesHarald Zehetgruber
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Ultrasound Med Biol 28:711-7. 2002..Ultrasonography was highly accurate and sensitive for detecting rotator cuff tears, but seems to be a method of limited value for evaluation of the size of cuff tears, in particular, for the detection of small tears...
- More interventions do not necessarily improve outcome in critically ill patientsPhilipp G H Metnitz
Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, University Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Intensive Care Med 30:1586-93. 2004..The organizational structure of health care facilities has been shown to affect outcome in critically ill patients. We evaluated the association between structures, treatments and outcomes in a large cohort of critically ill patients...
- Biomarker responses in flounder (Platichthys flesus) and mussel (Mytilus edulis) in the Klaipeda-Būtinge area (Baltic Sea)Janina Barsiene
Institute of Ecology of Vilnius University, Akademijos 2, 08412 Vilnius, Lithuania
Mar Pollut Bull 53:422-36. 2006..The present study illustrates the usefulness of the multi-biomarker approach in the detection of biological effects of pollution in this region of the Baltic Sea...
- May organic pollutants affect fish populations in the North Sea?Ketil Hylland
NIVA, Oslo, Norway
J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:125-38. 2006..Data on effluents from offshore activities have recently become available through an international workshop (BECPELAG) and follow-up studies...
- "Flash" pulmonary edemaDominick J Swinhart
Grays Harbor Community Hospital, Aberdeen, WA, USA
Emerg Med Serv 31:103-5, 107-9. 2002
- Voxel-based modeling and quantification of the proximal femur using inter-subject registration of quantitative CT imagesWenjun Li
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Bone 41:888-95. 2007..After registration, the average distance between the mapped landmarks and the corresponding landmarks in the target scan was 2.56 mm. The average error due to manual landmark identification was 1.70 mm...
- Computed axial tomography-MIBI image fusion for preoperative localization in primary hyperparathyroidismChristoph Profanter
Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Am J Surg 187:383-7. 2004..Computed axial tomography (CAT)-MIBI image fusion was introduced as a new technique for localizing enlarged parathyroid glands. We describe the new method and present its first results...
- Cortical and trabecular bone mineral loss from the spine and hip in long-duration spaceflightThomas Lang
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
J Bone Miner Res 19:1006-12. 2004..There was no compartment-specific loss of bone in the spine. Cortical bone mineral loss in the hip occurred primarily by endocortical thinning...
- Treatment with raloxifene for 2 years increases vertebral bone mineral density as measured by volumetric quantitative computed tomographyHarry K Genant
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
Bone 35:1164-8. 2004..vQCT appears to be a valuable technique for measuring the effects of raloxifene treatment in this population of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis...
- Serum, urinary, and salivary nitric oxide in rheumatoid arthritis: complexities of interpreting nitric oxide measuresJ Brice Weinberg
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 8:R140. 2006..Despite interest in the use of NO as a marker of disease activity, alterations in renal NOx clearance and fractional excretion in RA make it difficult to assess in vivo NO production even with strict dietary restriction of NOx intake...
- Ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase (EROD) activity in dab (Limanda limanda) as biomarker for marine monitoringUlrike Kammann
Federal Research Centre for Fisheries, Institute for Fishery Ecology, Palmaille 9, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 12:140-5. 2005..The aim of the present long-term study was (a) time trend monitoring of EROD activity of dab from the German Bight and (b) to elucidate the needs for a successful application of EROD activity as an early warning system...
- Automated registration of hip and spine for longitudinal QCT studies: integration with 3D densitometric and structural analysisWenjun Li
Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94143 0946, USA
Bone 38:273-9. 2006..1 min for a vertebra pair using a standard desktop computer. Based on the reduced user interaction, high degree of precision, and short execution time, this is a promising technique for monitoring therapy in patients and clinical trials...
- The BEEP project in the Baltic Sea: overview of results and outline for a regional biological effects monitoring strategyKari K Lehtonen
Finnish Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 2, FI 00561 Helsinki, Finland
Mar Pollut Bull 53:523-37. 2006..Moreover, a general strategy and some practical considerations for the monitoring of biological effects in the Baltic Sea are outlined...