Joyce Horsmans Schultz

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OBJECTIVE To analyze clinical data and possible prognostic factors of patients with primary carcinoma of the parotid gland. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study was made of 85 patients with suspected parotid cancer who were admitted to the Center of Head and Neck Oncology at Odense University Hospital (Odense, Denmark) from 1975 to 1994. METHODS Patient(More)
AIM OF INVESTIGATION The treatment of nonunions complicated by infection and bone loss is divided into two stages. Having calmed down the infection by stabilizing, removal of infected and necrotic tissue and local antibacterial measures, the bone loss has to be filled up. Bridging the gap by means of autogenous cancellous bone grafting is complicated by a(More)
Over a period of almost 6 years, 18 out of 320 burn patients treated in the burn centre had sustained additional severe trauma; for the most part the trauma was due to a motor vehicle accident or a fall. The risk of overlooking such additional injuries can be minimized by systematic examination and a team approach, the same as in normal multiple-trauma(More)
From May 1990 to March 1992 17 open and 6 closed fractures of tibia and fibula with second- to third-degree soft tissue injuries were treated by external fixation using the Ilisarov technique. In 14 patients this external fixation was used as the primary treatment. In nine cases it was used secondarily, mainly in patients transferred after stabilization(More)
We report our first experience of using the Ilisarov technique in the treatment of ten patients with aseptic nonunions of fractures. In nine cases there was a nonunion of the tibia. One 76-year-old woman suffered from a nonunion of a supracondylar fracture of the humerus with concomitant rheumatoid arthritis. In this case, treatment failed. In two other(More)
OBJECTIVE This article seeks to demonstrate the experience of implementing the spiral brush in several community clinic locales. Before the introduction of the spiral brush cervical biopsy in 2002 there were few alternatives to colposcopy directed punch biopsy when evaluating and managing abnormal dysplastic Papanicolaou (pap) smear or a visually abnormal(More)