Elsebeth H Christensen

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BACKGROUND After cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallstone disease 20%-30% of the patients continue to have abdominal pain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether preoperative variables could predict the symptomatic outcome after cholecystectomy. METHODS One hundred and two patients were referred to elective cholecystectomy in a prospective(More)
This report describes the statistical association between the average ratings of course and outcome of schizophrenia in 8 national centres participating in the World Health Organization international 2-year follow-up study (1) and the amount of fat in the average national diets as published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2).(More)
STUDY DESIGN Test-retest study. Objectives To assess the reliability, agreement, and validity of the Danish version of the modified Constant-Murley score (CMS). BACKGROUND Modified CMS guidelines were published in 2008. These modifications have recently been translated and cross-culturally adapted into a Danish version. However, the reliability and the(More)
In a recent review Redfield (1) has called attention to the atypical manner in which the blood of certain birds and fish combines with oxygen. This matter aroused our interest because in such remotely related animals as Urechis (2), the skate (3), four reptiles (4-6), and the dog (7) the form of the oxygen dissociation curve is roughly similar to that of(More)