Andreas Freitag

Rosamund Hennessey3
Colin Webber2
3Rosamund Hennessey
2Colin Webber
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BACKGROUND Critically ill patients with renal insufficiency are predisposed to both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and bleeding. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence, incidence and predictors of DVT and the incidence of bleeding in intensive care unit (ICU) patients with estimated creatinine clearance <30 ml/min. METHODS In a(More)
BACKGROUND Vertebral fractures in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) may contribute to an accelerated decline in lung function and can be a contraindication to lung transplantation. In this study, we examined longitudinal change in bone mineral density (BMD) and the prevalence of vertebral fractures in adult CF patients, without lung-transplant, attending a(More)
BACKGROUND Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal autosomal recessive genetic disease in the Caucasian population. Osteoporosis is increasingly being recognised as an important complication in people with cystic fibrosis. METHODS A descriptive study of adult cystic fibrosis patients receiving care at a Canadian tertiary care hospital was conducted to(More)
BACKGROUND The decision to have lung transplantation as treatment for end-stage lung disease from cystic fibrosis (CF) has benefits and serious risks. Although patient decision aids are effective interventions for helping patients reach a quality decision, little is known about implementing them in clinical practice. Our study evaluated a sustainable(More)
BACKGROUND Many patients with cystic fibrosis develop persistent airway infection/colonization with Aspergillus fumigatus, however the impact of A. fumigatus on clinical outcomes remains unclear. The objective of this study was to determine whether treatment directed against Aspergillus fumigatus improves pulmonary function and clinical outcomes in patients(More)
—Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become frequent events in today's economy. They are complex strategic transformation projects affecting both-business and information technology (IT). Still, empirical studies reveal high failure rates regarding the achievement of previously defined objectives. Taking into account the role and importance of IT in modern(More)
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