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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000662.txt from 2000/09

From: fsheim@-----.com
Subj: Re: [kl] Uh?????
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 20:54:37 -0400

I notice in the mirror that when I play a large artery on the left side of
my neck gets REALLY bulgy. It looks scary. Am I possibly in danger?

Fred

At 01:15 AM 9/22/00 +0200, you wrote:
>On Thu, 21 Sep 2000 14:19:14 +0200
> Schaffner Thomas <schaffne@-----.ch wrote
>
>>>
>Cerebrovascular ischemic events in wind instrument players.
>Evers S, Altenmuller E, Ringelstein EB
>Department of Neurology (Drs. Evers and Ringelstein), University of Munster;
>and the Department of Music Physiology and Music Medicine (Dr. Altenmuller),
>Hannover College of Music and Theater, Germany.
>[Record supplied by publisher]
>ARTICLE ABSTRACT: Two cases of ischemic stroke due to carotid artery
>dissection occurring during wind instrument playing, probably caused by
>increased intrathoracic and subsequent intrapharyngeal pressure, are
>presented. A review of the literature revealed three similar patients with
>other types of cerebrovascular events, such as paradoxical cerebral embolism
>due to a patent foramen ovale and spinal epidural hematoma during trumpet
>playing.
><<
>
>Is there someone on this list who can translate this into some normal
human language?
>
>Rien
>

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