Charlotte C Thim Hansen

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BACKGROUND Women scheduled to undergo hysterectomy for benign indications frequently have preoperative pelvic pain, but it is largely unknown why pain in some cases persists or even develops after surgery. This nationwide questionnaire and database study describes pain and identifies risk factors for chronic postsurgical pain 1 yr after hysterectomy for(More)
AIMS The goal of this study was to compare the long-term safety and efficacy of the basal insulin analogue, insulin degludec with insulin glargine (both with insulin aspart) in Type 1 diabetes, over a 2-year time period. METHODS This open-label trial comprised a 1-year main trial and a 1-year extension. Patients were randomized to once-daily insulin(More)
Importance Hypoglycemia, common in patients with type 1 diabetes, is a major barrier to achieving good glycemic control. Severe hypoglycemia can lead to coma or death. Objective To determine whether insulin degludec is noninferior or superior to insulin glargine U100 in reducing the rate of symptomatic hypoglycemic episodes. Design, Setting, and(More)
The aim of the present study was to compare the long-term safety and efficacy of insulin degludec with those of insulin glargine in patients with advanced type 2 diabetes (T2D) over 78 weeks (the 52-week main trial and a 26-week extension). Patients were randomized to once-daily insulin degludec or insulin glargine, with mealtime insulin aspart ± metformin(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine bleeding complications and thromboembolic events in relation to timing of heparin prophylaxis after hysterectomy. DESIGN Nationwide prospective cohort study with 30 days post-operative follow-up within the Danish Hysterectomy Database (DHD). SETTING All gynecological departments in Denmark (n=31). SAMPLE 9,949 women who had an(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the concept and early results from the Danish Hysterectomy Database (DHD). DESIGN Nationwide prospective cohort. SETTING Denmark. POPULATION All women who had undergone an elective hysterectomy for benign indication carried out in 2004-2006. METHODS Structured data are registered prospectively by the surgeons involved in the(More)
INTRODUCTION A user profile is necessary in order to direct future campaigns for emergency contraception (EC). MATERIAL AND METHODS Over a three-month period, 423 women with prescriptions for EC were consecutively entered in the study, which was carried out in four inner-city pharmacies in Copenhagen, Denmark. RESULTS The median age was 24 years (range(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of early oral bowel stimulation with osmotic laxatives on gastrointestinal function, postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and pain in patients who undergo fast-track abdominal hysterectomy. STUDY DESIGN This was a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 53 women who were assigned(More)
INTRODUCTION National clinical databases are a tool for quality improvement in clinical divisions. Furthermore, they can be used to make the quality of health care contributions visible to the population, as part of the free choice of hospital. Using data from one of the Danish nationwide databases, this article is the first to illustrate the potential(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine transfusion rates, risk factors for transfusion and the prevalence of unexpected red blood cell alloantibodies in women undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease. In addition, we aimed to evaluate the necessity of the pretransfusion testing for red blood cell alloantibodies. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING The Danish(More)