Jens Langhoff-Roos

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Minimal data exist concerning the relationship between hypertensive pregnancy disorders and various subsequent cardiovascular events and the effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on these. In a registry-based cohort study, we identified women delivering in Denmark from 1978 to 2007 with a first singleton (n=782 287) and 2 first consecutive singleton deliveries(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that suboptimal factors in perinatal care services resulting in perinatal deaths were more common among immigrant mothers from the Horn of Africa, when compared with Swedish mothers. DESIGN A perinatal audit, comparing cases of perinatal deaths among children of African immigrants residing in Sweden, with a stratified(More)
We assessed validity and reliability of data on four serious pregnancy complications and gestational age in two national registers, the Medical Birth Register (MBR) and the National Register of Hospital Discharges (NRHD). From a cohort of all women in Denmark who gave birth to their first and second singleton infant in 1982-1987, a review was made of a(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate how women experience the gynecologic examination and to assess possible factors associated with experiencing discomfort during the gynecologic examination. METHODS Consecutive patients visiting the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Glostrup County Hospital, Denmark, were invited to participate in(More)
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the leading cause of maternal death in the Western world, and the risk increases during pregnancy and puerperal period. It was the objective of the present study to estimate the absolute and the relative risk of VTE at different weeks of gestation and in the postnatal period as compared to non-pregnant women. This was a(More)
BACKGROUND Twin pregnancies constitute 25% of all in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) pregnancies. There is a lack of knowledge on maternal risks and perinatal outcome of IVF/ICSI twin pregnancies. METHODS National survey by questionnaire (n = 1769). The study population consisted of all IVF/ICSI twin mothers (n = 266)(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine modifiable risk factors and incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASIS) in primiparous women. STUDY DESIGN We performed a population-based retrospective cohort study, using data from the Danish Medical Birth Registry. The population consisted of primiparous women with a vaginal delivery in the time period 2000-2010.(More)
BACKGROUND The EUropean Project on obstetric Haemorrhage Reduction: Attitudes, Trial, and Early warning System (EUPHRATES) is a set of five linked projects, the first component of which was a survey of policies for management of the third stage of labour and immediate management of postpartum haemorrhage following vaginal birth in Europe. OBJECTIVES The(More)
BACKGROUND In early postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), a low concentration of fibrinogen is associated with excessive subsequent bleeding and blood transfusion. We hypothesized that pre-emptive treatment with fibrinogen concentrate reduces the need for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion in patients with PPH. METHODS In this investigator-initiated, multicentre,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and risk factors of recurrent anal sphincter rupture (ASR). DESIGN Population-based retrospective cohort study. SETTING Data were taken from the National Medical Birth Registry, Denmark. POPULATION Patients with a first and a second vaginal delivery in the time period 1997-2010. METHODS Univariate analysis and(More)