Affiliation: University of Munich
Pfefferkorn T, Crassard I, Linn J, Dichgans M, Boukobza M, Bousser M. Clinical features, course and outcome in deep cerebral venous system thrombosis: an analysis of 32 cases. J Neurol. 2009;256:1839-45 pubmed publisher
..While most patients stabilize and have a good recovery, progressing coma associated with poor outcome is seen in a subset of patients who may thus require other treatment options, such as endovascular therapy. ..
Pfefferkorn T, Eppinger U, Linn J, Birnbaum T, Herzog J, Straube A, et al
. Long-term outcome after suboccipital decompressive craniectomy for malignant cerebellar infarction. Stroke. 2009;40:3045-50 pubmed publisher
..Infarct- but not procedure-related early mortality is substantial. Long-term outcome in survivors is acceptable, particularly in the absence of brain stem infarction. ..
Pfefferkorn T, Saam T, Rominger A, Habs M, Gerdes L, Schmidt C, et al
. Vessel wall inflammation in spontaneous cervical artery dissection: a prospective, observational positron emission tomography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging study. Stroke. 2011;42:1563-8 pubmed publisher
..053). A subset of patients with spontaneous CAD showed signs of a generalized transient inflammatory arteriopathy in contrast-enhanced hrMRI and PET-CT. This subset of patients may be more prone to multiple dissections. ..
Pfefferkorn T, Mayer T, Opherk C, Peters N, Straube A, Pfister H, et al
. Staged escalation therapy in acute basilar artery occlusion: intravenous thrombolysis and on-demand consecutive endovascular mechanical thrombectomy: preliminary experience in 16 patients. Stroke. 2008;39:1496-500 pubmed publisher
..Our data suggest that the combination of IVT with on-demand consecutive EMT in BAO is feasible, allows for early treatment, and provides excellent recanalization rates. ..
Pfefferkorn T, Feddersen B, Schulte Altedorneburg G, Linn J, Pfister H. Tick-borne encephalitis with polyradiculitis documented by MRI. Neurology. 2007;68:1232-3 pubmed
Pfefferkorn T, Holtmannspotter M, Schmidt C, Bender A, Pfister H, Straube A, et al
. Drip, ship, and retrieve: cooperative recanalization therapy in acute basilar artery occlusion. Stroke. 2010;41:722-6 pubmed publisher