Experiences

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Article: Heidi Danker-Hopfe, Cornelia Sauter, Jens T. Kowalski (a), Stefan Kropp (b,c), Andreas Ströhle (d), Ulrich Wesemann, Peter L. Zimmermann

Impact of deployment in Afghanistan on sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in German soldiers

From Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Competence Center Sleep Medicine1(Head: Prof. Dr. Heidi Danker-Hopfe), an the Bundeswehr Psychotrauma Center (Head: Colonel (MC) Assoc. Prof. P. Zimmermann) at the Bundeswehr Hospital Berlin (Commander and Medical Director: Admiral (MC) Dr. K. Reuter)

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Work-related Capacity Impairments in Self- and Observerrating in Military Personnel with Mental Disorders

Clinical Psychological Intervention Division of Freie Universität Berlin¹ (Head of Division: Prof. C. Knaevelsrud) and the Bundeswehr Psychotrauma Centre² (Clinical Director: Dr P. Zimmermann) of the Bundeswehr Hospital Berlin (Hospital Commander: Commodore (MC) Dr K. Reuter) Beate Muschalla¹’ ²’ *, Heinrich Rau²’ *, Annika Küster¹’ ², Gerd Dieter Willmund², Christine Knaevelsrud¹ * The two lead authors, Beate Muschalla and Heinrich Rau, have contributed in equal part to this study.

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Implantation of endo-exo prostheses in cases of lower limb amputation – an alternative treatment option for injured soldiers? – update and case report

From the Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery1 (headed by H. H. Aschoff, MD) at Sana Hospital, Lübeck (medical director: M. T. Bahr, MD), the Department of Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics2 (headed by Colonel (MC) Prof. C. Willy, MD), and the Research and Treatment Centre for Septic Defects at the Bundeswehr Hospital Berlin (headed by Commodore (MC) K. Reuter, MD)

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Renal Denervation as an Innovative Treatment for Resistant Hypertension – a Survey

Department I - Internal Medicine - (Head of Department: Colonel (MC) Dr U. Baumgarten) of Bundeswehr Hospital Berlin1 (Hospital Commander: Commodore (MC) Dr K. Reuter), Department of Cardiology, Cardiac Centre of Leipzig University2 (Hospital Director: Professor Dr G. Schuler) and the Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Angiology, Campus Mitte, Charité Hospital - University of Berlin3 (Temporary Head of Department: Professor Dr K. Stangl)

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Bacillus cereus contamination in coffee makers at several Bundeswehr dining and recreational facilities

Laboratory Department II, Veterinary Medicine, Mainz (headed by Colonel (VC) Dr. Th. Reiche), Central Institute of the Bundeswehr Medical Service, Koblenz (headed by Colonel (MC) Prof. Dr. D. Leyk)

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CT-based evaluation of aortic valve dimensions before transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Semi-automatic measurements compared with manual measurements

From the Departments of Radiology1 (Director: Coloneld (MC) Dr S. Waldeck) and Internal Medicine2 (Director: Colonel (MC) Prof Dr C. Bickel), Bundeswehr Central Hospital Koblenz (Commander: Brigadier (MC) Dr J. Brandenstein) in Cooperation with the Bundeswehr Institute for Radiobiology affiliated to Ulm University3, Munich (Director: Colonel (MC) Assistant Professor Dr M. Port), the Institute for Radiology of the Hannover Medical School4 (Director: Prof Dr F. Wacker) and the Central Institute of the Bundeswehr Medical Service Koblenz5 (Director: Colonel (MC) Prof Dr Dr D. Leyk).

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Stress fracture of the radius as a result of kettlebell training – A case report

Outpatient Department (Head: C. Holtherm, MD, LtCol, MC) of the Bundeswehr Center of Sports Medicine, Warendorf¹ (Head: A. Lison, MD, Col, MC) and Center of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Ahlen/Beckum/Warendorf² (Head: K. A. Balhorn, MD, and Colleagues) Katrin Bender¹, Christoph Holtherm¹, Karl A. Balhorn², Andreas Lison¹ Wehrmedizinische Monatsschrift 2016; 60(7): 218 - 222

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Primary perivascular epitheloid cell tumour (PEComa) of the lung

Department for General, Abdominal and Thorax Surgery (Medical Director: Professor Dr med. R. Schmidt, Colonel (MC)) at Ulm Bundeswehr Hospital (Hospital Commander: Dr med. A. Kalinowski, Brigadier (MC)) Richard Grigori Karpa, Christian Beltzer, Christine Ute Schopf, Roland Schmidt, Christoph Zischek Volume 60 (Issuee 3-4/2016: P. 106-109) Scientific article

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Report: F. HENGSTERMANN (GERMANY)

Medical Support of Infantry Operations

Experiences of a medical officer serving with the Task Force Kunduz in 2011

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THICKNESS OF BUTYL GLOVES SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTS GROSS AND FINE DEXTERITY – A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLES CROSSOVER TRIAL

Singapore Armed Forces Medical Corps Medical Response Force¹ and the DSO National Laboratories Combat Protection and Performance Lab Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute Singapore² Raymond Hon Giat¹, Yong Chiat Wong², Mohamed Amin Bin Hajamohideen¹, Kee Kuan Yeo¹, Chee Ying Tong¹, Si Jack Chong¹ WMM, 58. Jahrgang (Ausgabe 2/2014; S. 58-60)

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Article: D. BOEDEKER, J. FAULKNER, E. TAYLOR, Sh. NESSEN, B. BOEDEKER (USA)

Development of a Tele ENT Program for the European Regional Medical Command

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Article: M. GIAI (ARGENTINA)

Water Purification Campaign Experience in Gonaives, Haiti

The experience of producing drinkable water in an unfavorable campaign environment, as that of Gonaives (Haiti) and getting excellent results in terms of quality of treated water, is the sum of continuous adaptation and improvement of intermediate purification processes, from improving the acquisition to remineralization of water filtered by reverse osmosis.

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Article: A. SUDA (Austria)

Surgical Support in Benghazi – A Libyan Experience

In March 2012, the author was asked to be part of a humanitarian missionto help Libyan people build up a new medical service. The plan was to send surgeons, physiotherapists, OR-staff nurses and psychologists to two hospitals in Libya to support the local medical staff in their efforts.

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Article: J. Backus (Germany)

Overland Casualty Evacuation - a Component of the Evacuation Chain

One of the paramount objectives of the medical support of personnel in the field is the provision of mobile medical first aid and subsequent evacuation of casualties in appropriately designed casualty transport vehicles or under the supervision of mobile physician teams (BAT: Bewegliche Arzttrupps) or paramedic teams (SanTrp: Sanitätstrupps). This article provides an overview and discusses the future of armoured overland casualty transport vehicles employed by the Joint Medical Services of the Bundeswehr (ZSanDstBw: Zentraler Sanitätsdienst der Bundeswehr).

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Article: Major Carmen López, Dr.Jose .I. Peralba Vaño MD, Senior Airman Vicente Navarro

THE SPANISH AIREVAC UNIT (UMAER). HISTORY AND TODAYS STRUCTURE.CURRENT TRENDS?