R Weigel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Severe complications after intrathecal methotrexate (MTX) for treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL)
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 106:82-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Concepts of neurosurgical management of chronic subdural haematoma: historical perspectives
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Br J Neurosurg 18:8-18. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in segmental dystonia is improved by bilateral pallidal stimulation
    C Blahak
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol 255:178-82. 2008
  4. pmc Patterns of reoccurrence of segmental dystonia after discontinuation of deep brain stimulation
    E Grips
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:318-20. 2007
  5. pmc Chronic spinal cord stimulation in medically intractable orthostatic tremor
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University, MHH, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1013-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous craniocervical osseous fusion resulting from cervical dystonia. Case report
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg 95:115-8. 2001
  7. pmc Deep brain stimulation of the centre median-parafascicular complex in patients with movement disorders
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:546-8. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Selective thoracic ganglionectomy for the treatment of segmental neuropathic pain
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Pain 16:1398-402. 2012
  9. pmc Outcome of contemporary surgery for chronic subdural haematoma: evidence based review
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:937-43. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone-responsive segmental dystonia and pallidal deep brain stimulation
    J C Wohrle
    Departments of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum, Mannheim, Germany
    Neurology 61:546-8. 2003

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Severe complications after intrathecal methotrexate (MTX) for treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL)
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 106:82-7. 2004
    ..This might have exposed adjacent tissue to prolonged toxic drug concentrations. Regarding the severe complications seen in these patients, it is useful to consider high-dose intravenous MTX treatment only in periventricular PCNSL...
  2. ncbi request reprint Concepts of neurosurgical management of chronic subdural haematoma: historical perspectives
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Br J Neurosurg 18:8-18. 2004
    ..There is growing evidence, however, that the neurosurgical learning curve has reached a plateau...
  3. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in segmental dystonia is improved by bilateral pallidal stimulation
    C Blahak
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol 255:178-82. 2008
    ..Thus, pallidal stimulation should be recognized as a promising treatment option in patients with segmental dystonia...
  4. pmc Patterns of reoccurrence of segmental dystonia after discontinuation of deep brain stimulation
    E Grips
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:318-20. 2007
    ..Differential clinical effects when withdrawing DBS might reflect its influence on different pathophysiological mechanisms in dystonia...
  5. pmc Chronic spinal cord stimulation in medically intractable orthostatic tremor
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University, MHH, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1013-6. 2006
    ..Orthostatic tremor with its sense of unsteadiness when standing may have a devastating effect on affected persons. Currently, there are no other treatment options in those who do not respond or who do not tolerate medical treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous craniocervical osseous fusion resulting from cervical dystonia. Case report
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg 95:115-8. 2001
    ..In patients with CD refractory to conservative treatment, the appropriate timing of surgical treatment is important...
  7. pmc Deep brain stimulation of the centre median-parafascicular complex in patients with movement disorders
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:546-8. 2002
    ..A 72 year old man had sustained reduction in his stump dyskinesias. Further evaluation of the possible role of the "forgotten" central and medial thalamic nuclei in the treatment of movement disorders may be warranted...
  8. doi request reprint Selective thoracic ganglionectomy for the treatment of segmental neuropathic pain
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Pain 16:1398-402. 2012
    ..Selective thoracic ganglionectomy is a safe and partially effective procedure in selected patients albeit there may be partial recurrence of pain. Recurrent pain may affect dermatomes that were not involved initially...
  9. pmc Outcome of contemporary surgery for chronic subdural haematoma: evidence based review
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:937-43. 2003
    ..To evaluate the results of surgical treatment options for chronic subdural haematoma in contemporary neurosurgery according to evidence based criteria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone-responsive segmental dystonia and pallidal deep brain stimulation
    J C Wohrle
    Departments of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum, Mannheim, Germany
    Neurology 61:546-8. 2003
    ..5 in M-"on"/S-"on" and 12.5 in M-"off"/S-"on." Studies of the effects of DBS and concomitant medication may be warranted in selected patients treated by DBS for dystonia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tremor reduction by subthalamic nucleus stimulation and medication in advanced Parkinson's disease
    Christian Blahak
    Department of Neurology, Universit├Ąts klinikum Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol 254:169-78. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic stimulation of the globus pallidus internus for treatment of non-dYT1 generalized dystonia and choreoathetosis: 2-year follow up
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 98:785-92. 2003
    ..The results are briefly compared with those reported for DBS in DYT1 dystonia (Oppenheim dystonia), which is caused by the DYT1 gene...
  13. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders after intervertebral disc surgery: coincidence or causal relationship?
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Mov Disord 19:1202-8. 2004
    ..Overall, movement disorders associated with disc surgery appear to be rare, yet they may cause significant discomfort to the affected individual...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bilateral pallidal stimulation for blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia (Meige syndrome)
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Germany
    Neurology 60:2017-8. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic peripherally-induced dystonia and multifocal deep brain stimulation: case report
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Neurosurgery 59:E702; discussion E702. 2006
    ..We report on the effect of multifocal deep brain stimulation for the treatment of posttraumatic peripherally-induced dystonia...
  16. doi request reprint Failure of long-term nerve root stimulation to improve neuropathic pain
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg 108:921-5. 2008
    ..A prospective study was initiated to investigate long-term outcome in patients with neuropathic pain of the lower extremities or groin who were treated with selective nerve root stimulation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Center median-parafascicular complex and pain control. Review from a neurosurgical perspective
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Mannheim, Germany
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 82:115-26. 2004
    ..There is evidence, that the CM-Pf complex might also be involved in the mediation of the beneficial effects of somatosensory thalamic stimulation and periventricular grey stimulation...