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Analysis of Deaths Related to Anesthesia in the Period 1996–2004 from Closed Claims Registered by the Danish Patient Insurance Association
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Several of the 24 deaths could potentially have been avoided by more extended use of airway algorithm, thorough preoperative evaluation, training, education, and use of protocols for diagnosis and treatment. Expand
Para-articular ossification following hip replacement. 70 arthroplasties ad modum Moore using McFarland's approach.
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The separation of periost and fascia from the greater trochanter in McFarland's approach may be responsible for the high incidence of bone formation in patients with impaired function of the hip joint. Expand
Analysis of 136 ureteral injuries in gynecological and obstetrical surgery from completed insurance claims
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Forty‐four Iatrogenic ureteral injury during pelvic surgical procedures is a well‐known complication and important cause of morbidity and could potentially have been avoided using established surgical practices, most importantly by exposing the ureters via dissection when indicated. Expand
Doctor's delay in diagnosis of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
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This study used closed claim analysis to determine that DD might result in a deteriorated treatment result in children with SCFE, and awareness of the disease may lead to an earlier correct diagnosis and hence improve the outcome for the child. Expand
Prevalence of renal artery stenosis in patients with peripheral vascular disease and hypertension.
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The combination of peripheral vascular disease and hypertension is an important clinical clue for renovascular disease and examination for renal vascular disease in this population is mandatory, before treatment with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors is initiated. Expand
Analysis of 127 peripartum hypoxic brain injuries from closed claims registered by the Danish Patient Insurance Association.
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In 69 of the cases, misinterpretation of or late action on an abnormal cardiotocography (CTG) were the reasons for the majority of the hypoxic brain injuries. Expand
Long-term computed tomography follow-up after open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
TLDR
The data indicate that the AS after graft implantation will diminish gradually but will persist for at least 6 months, usually the transverse diameter is bigger than the antero-posterior diameter. Expand
Patient injuries in response to anaesthetic procedures: cases evaluated by the Danish Patient Insurance Association
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The files of the patients who were given financial compensation because of an injury caused by an anaesthetic procedure were investigated to find the sort of injuries and the anaesthetic procedures involved and the size of financial compensation. Expand
The size of the labor wards: is bigger better when it comes to patient safety?
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To assess possible associations between the size of labor units and the frequency of approved obstetric claims, a large number of cases have been reported to have occurred in the past 12 months. Expand
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