Kamilla Nielsen

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A case of embryonal carcinoma in the pineal region of a 17-year-old boy is presented. The tumor included elements of choriocarcinoma and endodermal sinus tumor, and the use of human chorionic gonadotropin and alpha-fetoprotein as tumor markers is discussed. The markers were demonstrated both within the tumor and in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and blood.(More)
BACKGROUND Transfusion with red blood cells (RBC) may be needed during hip revision surgery but the appropriate haemoglobin concentration (Hb) threshold for transfusion has not been well established. We hypothesized that a higher transfusion threshold would improve ambulation after hip revision surgery. METHODS The trial was registered at(More)
This prospective, randomized study compares continuous absorbable suture (Dexon), continuous nonabsorbable suture (Surgilon) and interrupted absorbable suture (Dexon) for fascial closure of clean and clean-contaminated laparotomy wounds. Three months postoperatively, the overall frequencies were for wound dehiscence 0% (0/238), wound infection 5.5%(More)
This prospective study was aimed at identifying the time of thirst above the recommended two hours after repeated information campaigns. Elective surgical patients ≥ 15 years of age were eligible to answer the questionnaire in four different periods between which information campaigns were carried out. A total of 765 patients were included. The median time(More)