Lennart Bäckman

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This study tested for the presence of androgen receptor-immunoreactivity in somatostatin, galanin, vasopressin, corticotropin-releasing hormone, and oxytocin neurons in the rat forebrain. The brains of adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde. Androgen receptor was visualized in coronal sections using nickel intensification of(More)
The lipid compositions of homogenates and microsomal fractions derived from surgical samples of highly differentiated human hepatoma, morphologically normal regions outside the tumours and from normal livers were analysed. A few enzyme activities were also assayed. Hepatoma microsomes demonstrated considerably lowered levels of cytochromes P-450 and b5.(More)
PURPOSE To describe corneal opacities of a new type and distribution in a small family. METHODS Family members were interviewed and examined to establish a pedigree and to detect any corneal abnormalities. RESULTS Two family members presented with corneal opacities. Both had, in the very peripheral cornea, flat, greyish, rounded opacities, 20-200 microm(More)
The use of prophylactic antibiotics was studied prospectively in 2371 consecutive clean orthopedic operations. The infection rates for operations with obvious selection for antibiotic prophylaxis were twice as high (7.2%) as compared with operations with planned prophylaxis (3.4%) and with operations without such prophylaxis (3.7%). Sixteen per cent of all(More)
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