Magnus Törnblom

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether combined oral intake of paracetamol (4 x 1 g) + oxycodone hydrochloride (2x10 mg) is adequate and equivalent to epidural anaesthesia (EDA) with respect to postoperative pain control and postoperative mobilization after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP). MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty consecutive patients scheduled for RRP(More)
Prostate cancer screening with DRE, TRUS, and PSA testing was offered to 2,400 randomly selected men 55-70 years old. Among 1,782 examined, 65 (3.6%) men with prostate cancer were diagnosed. The PSA results were correlated to the diagnosis, the men's age, and the prostate volume. Least square regression analysis was used to calculate the 95% upper(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated long-term survival in attendees and nonattendees of a 1-time screening for prostate cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 2,400 men 55 to 70 years old in 1988 were randomly selected and invited to a screening for prostate cancer. Of the invited men 1,782 (74%) attended. Screening attendees were examined with digital rectal(More)
Four boys with the combination of infantile autism and the fragile-X syndrome were given oral folic acid and placebo, according to a double-blind crossover design. One boy's behaviour appeared to improve on folic acid, but another boy did not seem to be affected at all. For the remaining two boys the results were equivocal. Further study of folic acid in(More)
Screening serum levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is now a major strategy for early detection of prostate cancer (PC). Quantification of the lead time thus obtained is important both for understanding the development of PC and for evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of widespread screening. In our study, 1,233 randomly selected men living in(More)
OBJECTIVE The incidence of prostate cancer is rising rapidly in Sweden and there is a need to better understand the pattern of diagnosis, tumor characteristics and treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1996 and 2005, all new cases of adenocarcinoma of the prostate gland were intended to be registered in the National Prostate Cancer Register (NPCR). This(More)
OBJECTIVES To provide a descriptive review of the establishment of the National Prostate Cancer Register (NPCR) in Sweden, to present clinical characteristics at diagnosis and to calculate the relative survival of different risk groups after 5 years. MATERIAL AND METHODS Since 1998, data on all newly diagnosed prostate cancers, including TNM(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing of men without clinical signs of prostate cancer on the incidence of prostate cancer in Sweden. MATERIAL AND METHODS Information on the cause of diagnosis, tumour characteristics and primary treatment for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer between January 1999 and(More)
Treatment of non-seminomatous testicular cancer often leads to infertility due to anejaculation/retrograde ejaculation and poor sperm quality. In these men spermatozoa may be obtained by transrectal electroejaculation (TE), but the optimal strategy for assisted procreation in these couples is not known. Our aim was to examine whether TE and conventional(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the correlation between prostate volume, patient age and total prostate-specific antigen (tPSA) with the percentage-free PSA (f/tPSA) in a population-based cohort of men with no prostate cancer and with a tPSA of < 10.0 ng/mL. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Men who in 1988-1989, after randomized selection in the general population, participated(More)