Kristian Otto Nielsen

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The branchio-oto-renal (BOR) syndrome is an autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by hearing loss, branchial and renal anomalies. BOR is genetically heterogeneous and caused by mutations in EYA1 (8q13.3), SIX1 (14q23.1), SIX5 (19q13.3) and in an unidentified gene on 1q31. We examined six Danish families with BOR syndrome by assessing linkage to BOR(More)
OBJECTIVES To discuss the role and training of cytotechnologists (CTs) in Europe, to identify areas of good practice and to provide an informed opinion to those providing guidelines for training and practice in Europe. METHODS All members of the Editorial Advisory Board of Cytopathology were invited to take part in a 'discussion forum' for which six(More)
BACKGROUND A lateral ankle sprain is the most prevalent musculoskeletal injury in sports. Exercises that aim to improve balance are a standard part of the ankle rehabilitation process. In an optimal progression model for ankle rehabilitation and prevention of future ankle sprains, it is important to characterize different balance exercises based on level of(More)
Three cases of auricular perichondritis caused by infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa are described to draw attention to the high incidence of piercing-related infections and the risk of structural deformities to the outer ear. Various therapies and outcomes are described and current Danish legislation is highlighted.