Klaus Ølgaard

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Twentytwo adult patients with chronic renal insufficiency received long-term treatment (mean 15.4 months) with 1-alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol (1α(OH)D3), a synthetic vitamin D analogue. Before treatment 73% of the patients were hypocalcemic, intestinal calcium absorption was reduced in 82%, serum immunoreactive parathyroid hormone (i-PTH) was increased in(More)
PREFACE This PhD thesis is the result of work performed in the Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, The Heart centre, Rigshospitalet, in the period 2006-2009. My salary, PhDfee and an anuum was funded by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen. The project was supported by generous donations by the Danish Arrhythmia(More)
Patients with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) have an increased risk of bone fractures. In these patients, the well-described decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) and content (BMC) may, however, not alone explain the increase in fracture rate. Accordingly, the aim of this study was to evaluate collagen morphology and bone mineralisation in cortical bone(More)
The water soluble contrast media sodium methiodal and meglumine iothalamate have been used in experimental myelography on a total of 76 rabbits. Histological examination of the spinal cord, nerve roots and meninges revealed changes in 36 (47%) of the animals, most commonly in the form of infiltration of the leptomeninges with leucocytes. In addition there(More)
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