Magn-Bjørn Hornnes

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BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation increases by fivefold the risk for thromboembolic stroke. Warfarin therapy reduces that risk by 64%, but increases the risk for major bleeding. We wanted to study the quality of the warfarin therapy given in a Norwegian general practice and to calculate which patients would have probable benefit of the treatment. MATERIAL(More)
BACKGROUND We wanted to examine how many of our patients with elevated serum ferritin had undetected haemochromatosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Searches in our patient files showed that 519 persons aged 20-70 had tested positively for elevated serum ferritin over the five-year period 1996-2000. 379 of these (73%) were found suitable for follow up and were(More)
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