Greger Nilsson

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BACKGROUND Observation of physiological changes during motion sickness is required to quantify the degree of sickness. The review of the literature does not show unifying results. An objective symptom of motion sickness is facial pallor. It reflects changes in skin microcirculation which have not been measured so far. METHODS Eleven healthy volunteers(More)
The aim of this study was to assess whether adjuvant treatment of breast cancer (BC) affects the risk of stroke, and to explore radiation targets and fraction doses regarding risk and location of stroke. In a Swedish BC cohort diagnosed during 1970-2003, we carried out a nested case-control study of stroke after BC, with relevant details extracted from(More)
BACKGROUND Little information is available about survival outcomes of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer treated with adjuvant capecitabine-containing chemotherapy with or without trastuzumab. PATIENTS AND METHODS One thousand and five hundred patients with early breast cancer were entered to the Finland Capecitabine trial (FinXX) between(More)
This study aimed (a) to investigate the effect of the visuogenic reflex on the skin microcirculation of the hand and foot, and (b) to compare it to that evoked by thermal stimuli. Fifteen volunteers took part in this study. The laser Doppler technique was used for measuring blood flow (BF). The results showed that a flash of light with a duration of 300 ms(More)
Sound influences not only the organ of hearing but also other systems including the circulation. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of strong sound on the skin microcirculation of the palmar area of the hand and of the plantar area of the foot, which are areas of dense microvasculature and rich sympathetic innervation. The laser(More)
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