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[Nonsurgical therapy in symptomatic myomas].
[The importance of disability insurance].
[Fibromyalgia--a dispensable disease term?]
The term of "fibromyalgia" has been used increasingly in the last years for chronic widespread pain in particular concerning soft tissues, muscular and extra-articular system including pain in 11 of 18 tender point sites on digital palpation. Scientific proof of an organic disorder could not be esta...
[The rheumatoid patient as back pain patient. Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of seronegative spondylarthropathies].
Based on an epidemiology study the frequency of back pain in the population was established by forty percent. Otherwise only thirty percent of patients with backache are diagnosed definitely by practitioners. In view of these circumstances the 1991 published diagnosis criteria for spondylarthropathi...
[Feasibility and limits of clinical neurophysiology with regard to the objective evaluation of neurological consequences following accidents...
It is not unusual for a neurological expert to have problems defining the precise anatomical location and the required objective proof of damage, especially if the medical history and the neurological report released by the clinic prove inadequate in terms of providing a reliable assessment. This ma...
[Requirements of the Federal Supreme Court on the prospects of success of an alternative method of treatment].
[Diagnosis, therapy and assessment of chronic lower back pain].
Evaluation of lower back pain (LBP) in terms of legal assessment is important since pain, as the most frequent symptom of diseases of the human musculoskeletal system, is a subjective sensation. Frequently, medical findings are not consistent with the subjective pain sensation. Because of multi-dime...
[Is family history dispensable?].
As an element of risk assessment in applications for life insurance, family medical history has a particular significance since given impairments can occur more frequently within families. Family history is not only genetic in nature. Depending on the impairment, it is also explained by external fac...
[Comparison of younger and elder patients after multiple trauma].
The purpose of this study was to clarify any influences by age on the outcome after multiple trauma. 520 patients (age > 20 years) were analysed after inclusion in a 3-year national multi-centre study for polytrauma injured subjects. The patients were recruited from 10 German neurosurgical universit...