D B Vodusek

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Centre
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of quantitative techniques in anal sphincter electromyography
    Simon Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, SI 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Muscle Nerve 25:83-92. 2002
  2. ncbi Standardization of anal sphincter electromyography: quantification of continuous activity during relaxation
    Simon Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurourol Urodyn 21:540-5. 2002
  3. ncbi Anatomy and neurocontrol of the pelvic floor
    David B Vodusek
    University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Digestion 69:87-92. 2004
  4. ncbi How to diagnose MSA early: the role of sphincter EMG
    D B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Neural Transm 112:1657-68. 2005
  5. ncbi Electromyography of pelvic floor muscles
    Paul Enck
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, University Hospitals Tubingen, Psychosomatic Medicine, Osianderstr 5, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:568-77. 2006
  6. ncbi The role of electrophysiology in the evaluation of incontinence and prolapse
    David B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:509-14. 2002
  7. doi The role of clinical neurophysiology in urogynecology
    David B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana and University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloska 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1473-7. 2011
  8. doi [Sexual disorders from the perspective of the neurologist]
    D B Vodusek
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Universitäres Medizinisches Zentrum Ljubljana, 1525 Ljubljana, Slowenien
    Nervenarzt 82:787-800; quiz 801-2. 2011
  9. ncbi Interventional neurophysiology of the sacral nervous system
    D B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Zaloska cesta 7, 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurophysiol Clin 31:239-46. 2001
  10. ncbi Sphincter EMG and differential diagnosis of multiple system atrophy
    D B Vodusek
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mov Disord 16:600-7. 2001

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  1. ncbi Comparison of quantitative techniques in anal sphincter electromyography
    Simon Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, SI 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Muscle Nerve 25:83-92. 2002
    ..The normative data presented for the EAS muscle should improve and promote quantitative EMG in patients...
  2. ncbi Standardization of anal sphincter electromyography: quantification of continuous activity during relaxation
    Simon Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurourol Urodyn 21:540-5. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop a reliable, quantitative measure of continuous sphincter muscle activity during relaxation...
  3. ncbi Anatomy and neurocontrol of the pelvic floor
    David B Vodusek
    University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Digestion 69:87-92. 2004
    ..Reports on individual variability and asymmetry - the former particularly with methods revealing structures, and the latter with functional methods - are interesting but need further validation...
  4. ncbi How to diagnose MSA early: the role of sphincter EMG
    D B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Neural Transm 112:1657-68. 2005
    ..EMG does not distinguish MSA from progressive supranuclear palsy. How early in the course of MSA these abnormalities become significant enough to support diagnosis remains to be established by prospective studies...
  5. ncbi Electromyography of pelvic floor muscles
    Paul Enck
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, University Hospitals Tubingen, Psychosomatic Medicine, Osianderstr 5, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:568-77. 2006
    ..The inputs from several higher centres influence the complex reflex control and are decisive for voluntary control, and for socially adapted behaviour related to excretory functions...
  6. ncbi The role of electrophysiology in the evaluation of incontinence and prolapse
    David B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:509-14. 2002
    ..It is timely to reevaluate their validity, and their role in urogynecology...
  7. doi The role of clinical neurophysiology in urogynecology
    David B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana and University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloska 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1473-7. 2011
    ..Clinical neurophysiological methods remain interesting research tools in urogynecology; their diagnostic role in the individual "pelvic floor" patient is, however, minor...
  8. doi [Sexual disorders from the perspective of the neurologist]
    D B Vodusek
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Universitäres Medizinisches Zentrum Ljubljana, 1525 Ljubljana, Slowenien
    Nervenarzt 82:787-800; quiz 801-2. 2011
    ..It significantly lowers their quality of life. The neurologist should diagnose sexual dysfunction in his patients and provide basic management including explanation, suggestions and--if necessary--drugs...
  9. ncbi Interventional neurophysiology of the sacral nervous system
    D B Vodusek
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Zaloska cesta 7, 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurophysiol Clin 31:239-46. 2001
    ..Clinical neurophysiological tests are expected to become established in several interventions involving the sacral neuromuscular system...
  10. ncbi Sphincter EMG and differential diagnosis of multiple system atrophy
    D B Vodusek
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mov Disord 16:600-7. 2001
    ..Future studies should use standardized anal sphincter EMG to better compare results from different centers and precisely define the sensitivity and specificity of the method...
  11. ncbi Protocol for clinical neurophysiologic examination of the pelvic floor
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurourol Urodyn 20:669-82. 2001
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  12. ncbi Standardization of anal sphincter electromyography: utility of motor unit potential parameters
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, SI 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Muscle Nerve 24:946-51. 2001
    ..The combination of MUP parameters improves the diagnostic yield of MUP analysis, but the influence on specificity remains unknown...
  13. ncbi Standardisation of anal sphincter EMG: high and low threshold motor units
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:1488-91. 1999
    ..In standard EMG recordings, motor unit potentials (MUPs) of the later seem to be of higher amplitudes. A quantitative EMG study was performed to assess possible consequences of sampling MUPs at different levels of sphincter activation...
  14. ncbi Standardization of anal sphincter electromyography: uniformity of the muscle
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Muscle Nerve 23:122-5. 2000
    ..As far as MUP and IP characteristics are concerned, the whole EAS can be considered as one muscle, but some differences in patterns of activation of MUs may exist in different regions...
  15. pmc Sexual function in men with cauda equina lesions: a clinical and electromyographic study
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:715-20. 2002
    ..To investigate the effects of cauda equina lesions on sexual function in men...
  16. ncbi Anal sphincter electromyography after vaginal delivery: neuropathic insufficiency or normal wear and tear?
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurourol Urodyn 19:249-57. 2000
    ..Our study casts some doubt on the commonly accepted preconception that significant damage to peripheral innervation of the EAS occurs even during uncomplicated deliveries...
  17. ncbi Hyperreflexia in a patient with motor axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Neurol 7:727-30. 2000
    ..This is the first such patient reported in Europe. The aetiology remained unclear. We suggest that selective axonal motor fibre affection, with possible mild pyramidal involvement, caused tendon jerk hyperreflexia...
  18. ncbi Standardization of anal sphincter electromyography: effect of chronic constipation
    S Podnar
    Division of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, SI 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Muscle Nerve 23:1748-51. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that mild chronic constipation does not cause damage to the EAS innervation, and that no separate reference values are needed for this group of subjects...
  19. ncbi Standardization of anal sphincter electromyography: normative data
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, SI 1525, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:2200-7. 2000
    ..The aim of our study was to establish normative data in a sufficiently large group of healthy subjects, using a rigorously standardized examination technique...
  20. ncbi Place of perineal electrophysiologic testing in multiple sclerosis patients
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloska cesta 7, SI 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia Electronic address
    Ann Phys Rehabil Med 57:288-96. 2014
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  21. ncbi Reinnervation of anal sphincter muscle by low and high-threshold motor neurones
    S Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, SI 1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurophysiol Clin 31:293-9. 2001
    ..Stronger activation of EAS does not improve discrimination between neuropathic and normal MUPs. New EMG techniques for sampling sphincter MUPs at higher activation levels would seem not to yield additional information...
  22. ncbi Intraoperative monitoring of the bulbocavernosus reflex: the method and its problems
    Z Rodi
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, Ljubljana Medical Center, Zaloska 7, SI-1525, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:879-83. 2001
    ..Detection was improved by controlled intramuscular placement of electrodes. Monofocal detection yielded higher BCR amplitudes. Interside difference and interindividual variability of the BCR amplitude were considerable...
  23. ncbi Mini-Mental State Examination: standardization and validation for the elderly Slovenian population
    M Rakusa
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Neurol 13:141-5. 2006
    ..The cut-off level 26/27 is recommended for screening highly educated persons...
  24. ncbi A historical perspective on cerebral palsy as a concept and a diagnosis
    A Kavcic
    Division of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Neurol 12:582-7. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, it is still easier to explain what cerebral palsy is not than to define it precisely...
  25. ncbi Transient paraplegia revealed by intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring: was it caused by the epidural anesthetic or an epidural hematoma?
    Zoran Rodi
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Anesth Analg 96:1785-8, table of contents. 2003
    ..It stresses the importance of the evaluation of nonsurgical factors, which can potentially affect intraoperative evoked potentials; in this case, epidural local anesthetic or epidural hematoma...
  26. ncbi Bladder dysfunction in patients with cauda equina lesions
    Simon Podnar
    Institute of Clinical Neurophysiology, Division of Neurology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:23-31. 2006
    ..Data on lower urinary tract (LUT) function obtained in larger, systematically studied populations of patients with cauda equina lesions are limited. We report urinary function in 65 patients with chronic lesions...
  27. ncbi The definition of cerebral palsy, April 2006
    Anamarija Kavcic
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:240. 2008
  28. ncbi Bulbocavernous reflex revisited
    David B Vodusek
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:681-2. 2003
  29. ncbi The Erlangen Stroke Project
    David B Vodusek
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:351-2. 2003
  30. ncbi Event-related potentials elicited by distractors in an auditory oddball paradigm in schizophrenia
    Ales Kogoj
    University Psychiatric Hospital, Studenec 48, SI 1260 Ljubljana Polje, Slovenia
    Psychiatry Res 137:49-59. 2005
    ..distractor stimuli. When the distractors became the target stimuli, their responses remained unchanged, which suggests their inability to appropriately integrate stimulus information with contextual information...