Niels Erik Frandsen

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BACKGROUND Low levels of serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D are associated with increased arterial stiffness and hypertension. Supplementation with vitamin D precursors has been proposed as a treatment option for these conditions. We examined the effect of oral cholecalciferol on arterial stiffness and blood pressure in healthy normotensive adults. METHODS 40(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Maintenance dialysis patients are at increased risk of abnormal nutritional status due to numerous causative factors, both nutritional and non-nutritional. The present study assessed the current prevalence of protein-energy wasting, low lean body mass index and obesity in maintenance dialysis patients, and compared different methods of(More)
Malignant mesenchymoma of the left atrium obstructing the mitral orifice was revealed at autopsy in a 39-year-old woman with a history indicating mitral stenosis. Minor tumour nodules were found in the walls of the right and left ventricle together with a few distant metastases. Clinical findings in primary cardiac tumours and the rarity of primary(More)
BACKGROUND Vitamin D repletion with high doses of vitamin D is often recommended to patients and healthy subjects. The safety, especially concerning changes in urinary calcium excretion is of great importance. METHODS In a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study in 40 healthy volunteers, we examined the changes in mineral metabolism during(More)
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