Henrik Bjørnsgaard Madsen

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Warfarin has a narrow therapeutic window and side effects include bleeding causing e.g. hospital admission and death. Monitoring of treatment and review of indication are mandatory. We report a case of more than four years of warfarin treatment without indication. Treatment was not discontinued due to inadequate medical record keeping and communication(More)
We report a case where a 64-year-old woman treated with dabigatran developed life-threatening bleeding due to lack of dose adjustment following identification of acute renal failure. Many commonly used drugs, e.g. new oral anticoagulants, digoxin, ACE-inhibitors, antibiotics, are eliminated by the kidneys. The case illustrates that lack of medication(More)
Hypokalaemic paralysis covers a heterogeneous group of disorders caused either by an enhanced shift of potassium into the cells or following a significant renal or gastrointestinal loss of potassium. We present the case of a 48-year-old Caucasian man with paralysis of both upper and lower extremities. ECG showed sinus rhythm and characteristic changes of(More)
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