- Ultrasound-guided ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve blocks for chronic pain after inguinal hernia repairI Thomassen
Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, Michelangelolaan 2, 5623 EJ Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Hernia 17:329-32. 2013..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerve blocks in patients with chronic pain after herniorrhaphy, by comparing nerve stimulator and ultrasound guidance to administer the block...
- Steroid use is associated with clinically irrelevant biopsies in patients with suspected giant cell arteritisIrene Thomassen
Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Am Surg 78:1362-8. 2012..The start of steroid treatment before TAB was associated with clinically irrelevant TABs. If clinical suspicion of GCA is high, a TAB can be considered clinically irrelevant...
- [13-Year old boy with abdominal pain]Irene Thomassen
Catharina Ziekenhuis, afd Chirurgie, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A3566. 2012..During McBurney' incision an appendix sana was seen. Histologic examination showed penetrating enterobiasis. This was treated with mebendazol...