Britt Gundersen

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The article reviews age, symptoms, diagnosis, response to thymectomy, survival and concomitant disease in 15 patients with myasthenia gravis and thymoma registered in the period 1947-87. The thymomas were locally asymptomatic. The combination of roentgenological investigation and serological detection of nonreceptor muscle antibodies indicated the presence(More)
BACKGROUND It is estimated that every year 13,000 persons in Norway have a cerebral stroke. Visual problems after cerebral stroke are frequent but visual rehabilitation is rarely performed. We wanted to estimate the frequency of a visual field defect being detected in patients with cerebral stroke during their stay in a medical department. MATERIAL AND(More)
The diagnosis of diaphragmatic rupture is most commonly made during surgical exploration following penetrating injuries, or in the presence of obvious herniation of viscera through the diaphragm. In the absence of acute herniation a diaphragmatic rupture frequently remains unrecognized and may cause herniation of intra-abdominal contents into the thorax(More)
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