Gustav Pedersen

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OBJECTIVES to report the results of subintimal PTA of femoropopliteal occlusions above the knee. DESIGN a retrospective study. PATIENTS in the period from January 1997 to January 2002, 109 patients were submitted to 124 interventions. The indication for treatment was intermittent claudication in 78 cases and critical ischaemia in 46. METHODS all cases(More)
OBJECTIVE To report cost related to gained life years after repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients aged 80 or older. DESIGN A retrospective study based on prospectively registered data. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-three patients aged 80 or older were operated on for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm over a 20-year period from 1983 to(More)
OBJECTIVES To report the results of surgical treatment of popliteal aneurysms with respect to symptoms and aneurysm size. DESIGN A retrospective study based on prospectively registered data, in a single vascular unit. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-nine patients were subjected to 57 operations from May 1974 to June 2000. Patency and limb salvage rates are(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the value of intraoperative blood flow measurements on early and long-term patency of above-knee prosthetic femoropopliteal bypass. METHODS Flow was measured with a transit time flowmeter before (basal flow) and after an intragraft injection of papaverine (papaverine flow) in 87 operations (86 patients) between January 1990 and(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of elevated serum homocysteine and haemostatic as well as clinical risk factors on the tendency to restenosis after carotid artery thrombendarterectomy. DESIGN A prospective, observational study. PATIENTS AND METHODS In the period from October 1999 to October 2002, 86 patients were subjected to 96 carotid(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the relationship between plasma homocysteine and other haemostatic variables and restenoses or reocclusions after endovascular treatment of symptomatic atherosclerosis of the above-knee femoro-popliteal artery. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 103(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to compare the performance of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts with luminal coating of immobilized heparin to that of standard PTFE grafts at six months. METHODS Twenty-eight common carotid arteries in fourteen sheep were bypassed with heparin-coated PTFE grafts (6 mm diameter, 6 cm length) on one side and standard PTFE(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the impact of clinical risk factors, plasma homocysteine and haemostatic variables on the results after endovascular treatment of symptomatic atherosclerosis of the common iliac artery. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS AND METHOD The study included 139 technically successful(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess trends in the treatment of gallstone disease, by recording the number of admissions to hospital and operations; to find out if there are regional differences in the number of operations for gallstone disease; to compare these with those of other countries, and to discuss possible causative factors with special reference to introduction(More)