Helgi Nielsen

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During the period 1935 to 1976 200 patients with cerebral abscess were referred to the University Clinic of Neurosurgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen. Among them 48 were children (less than 15 years), i.e. 24%. Fourteen of the children had multiple abscesses. Ear-, nose- or throat infections were the source of infection in 42% of the cases. Seven of the(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in detecting common bile duct stones in the preoperative investigation of patients electively referred for gallstone disease, to find out the incidence of asymptomatic common duct stones, and to correlate clinical symptoms and history and liver function tests(More)
The efficacy of a sustained-release preparation of verapamil (verapamil-IR) has been compared with that of a conventional instant-release formulation (verapamil-IR) in 10 patients with stable angina pectoris treated for 3 weeks with both preparations. The diurnal serum concentrations of verapamil and norverapamil did not differ significantly during(More)
In a prospective study intravenous urography (IVP) and abdominal ultrasonography (US) were compared in 100 consecutively admitted male patients with symptoms of infravesical obstruction. No pathology was found in 67 patients on IVP and in 61 patients on US. Both modalities disclosed 5 bilateral, 4 unilateral hydronephroses and one patient with contracted(More)
Background: Previous studies have suggested plasma tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases1 (TIMP-1) as a stage independent prognostic marker in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. The aim was to validate plasma TIMP-1 and serum carcino-embryonic antigen (CEA) levels as prognostic indicators in an independent population-based cohort of patients with CRC.(More)
Fifteen cancer patients receiving cisplatin-containing chemotherapy participated in two antiemetic studies. In Study 1 they received standard antiemetics in low doses on demand, and in Study 2 the same patients participated in an open randomized cross-over study between metoclopramide 1 and 2 mg/kg i.v.×5. Serum metoclopramide was determined by HPLC.(More)
The relationships among cardiac allograft pathology, clinical course, and results of endomyocardial biopsies in 55 transplanted adult hearts from 43 autopsies and 12 retransplants were studied. The mean survival was 8.9 months. All patients received cyclosporin-A immunosuppressive therapy. Histologic assessment of left and right ventricles (LV and RV) and(More)