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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490445
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... Abstract Franz Kafka's Letter to His Father is one of the greatest examples in world literature of memory of a traumatic childhood. In it, the author takes a retrospective journey through his life, recollecting and analyzing the reasons for the estrangement and hostility between a father...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 60
Published: 24 April 2017
10.1159/000459694
EISBN: 978-3-318-06042-3
... the patients had baseline ETDRS VA of 20/32 to 20/40, and half had ETDRS VA of 20/50 to 20/320 in all 3 cohorts. Patients in all 3 cohorts received a similar number of injections during the study period (9-10 in year-1; 5-6 in year-2). The year-1 improvement in ETDRS letters was significantly higher...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 55
Published: 27 October 2015
10.1159/000438971
EISBN: 978-3-318-05565-8
...-inflammatory strategies. Anti-VEGF treatment such as ranibizumab, bevacizumab, or aflibercept improved vision by 13.9-16.2 letters (best-corrected visual acuity) after 12 months versus baseline in patients with macular edema secondary to CRVO. A long-term study showed that reduced follow-up and fewer...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 31
Published: 07 March 2013
10.1159/000343234
EISBN: 978-3-318-02272-8
... fell in love with Breton, but he remained more interested in her poetic strangeness, which expressed itself in her conversation, drawings, and letters. Their intimate relationship lasted only ten days, but correspondence continued until March 1927, when she developed acute psychosis and was interned...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 31
Published: 07 March 2013
10.1159/000343265
EISBN: 978-3-318-02272-8
... Abstract The literary quality of Vincent van Gogh's correspondence is widely recognized. He wrote expressively and evocatively, and had great literary knowledge. In this essay we follow his medical history in many quotes from in his letters to see how Vincent expressed his complaints, knowledge...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490400
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... depression. The famous twentieth century Spanish artist Joan Miró suffered from depression during the entirety of his life, as was recognized by some authors in private letters. The artist worked using several styles, as well as in ceramics and sculpture. Some of his work reflects the feelings he experienced...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490401
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
..., in his texts and letters, he complained of many symptoms that he considered to be related to the First World War. In reality, to build a heroic image of himself, Céline rewrote his personal First World War history, in particular his war wounds. The aim of this reconstruction was to help him achieve...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490403
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... through drawings and letters. The First World War mobilized millions of soldiers from all social classes and occupations. Artists did not escape this mobilization. Some of them even enlisted to fight on the battlefield. The French Minister of Fine Arts, Albert Dalimier (1875-1936), stated during...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490434
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... in the knee, which probably was an osteosarcoma in the lower third of the femur. His letters to his sister Isabelle suggest that he suffered from severe stump pain rather than phantom limb, but since he lived only shortly after surgery (he developed extensive carcinomatosis), one does not know whether a full...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490444
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... Ibsen's dramatic writing come to an end? This chapter presents a medical account of Ibsen's health condition during the last 6 years of his life. It is based on a review of a document written by one of his doctors, Edvard Bull (1845-1925), letters, biographic information, and Ibsen's death certificate...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 60
Published: 24 April 2017
10.1159/000459692
EISBN: 978-3-318-06042-3
... letters (Snellen equivalent of 20/32 to 20/320) and visual loss attributed to macular edema, or retinal thickening with central subfield thickness of at least 250 µm by OCT were enrolled. The main outcomes relevant for practicing clinicians are as follows. (1) Intravitreal ranibizumab treatment provides...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 22
Published: 22 May 2007
10.1159/000102881
EISBN: 978-3-318-01450-1
... Hans von Bülow became aware of the betrayal of his wife Cosimaand Richard Wagner. Hans von Bülow reported symptoms and signs of neurological diseasein many letters that were kept and edited by his second wife Marie. For decades he sufferedfrom chronic neuralgiforme headaches, which were caused...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 19
Published: 28 April 2005
10.1159/000085598
EISBN: 978-3-318-01206-4
... of Apollinaire’s letters, scarce medicalreports, available memories from friends, and Apollinaire’s helmet allow one to better understandthe type of brain lesion he had and why neurobehavioral dysfunction developed. Whilean ‘intracranial abscess’ had been emphasized initially, clinical manifestations, free...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 19
Published: 28 April 2005
10.1159/000085609
EISBN: 978-3-318-01206-4
... to his letters and publications, to statementsof his contemporaries and to his art we propose that he had suffered from a recurrentmajor depression before he was struck by a stroke when he was 61 years of age. Depressiveepisodes occurred in 1799, between 1803 and 1805, around 1813/14, again 1816...