Paul Age Nilsen

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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) may serve as extracorporeal lung assist (ECLA) in patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) or as extracorporeal heart assist (ECHA) in patients with low output syndrome (LOS) after open heart surgery. From 1988 to 1992 seven patients underwent ECMO in our hospital; four suffered from ARF and three from LOS.(More)
In the past 5 years 1 168 tubal sterilizations have been performed. One thousand and twelve of these were performed by dividing the tube by diathermy through the laparoscope. Since the first cases, and with increasing experience, complications have been infrequent, at the most a slight bleeding from the mesosalpinx. So far we have had ten failures, probably(More)
MCA is a tissue adhesive which can be delivered transcervically to the Fallopian tubes by means of the FEMCEPT device. In the patients treated with this system, both prior to hysterectomy and on an ambulatory basis, there have been no significant complications or side effects. In the most recent series of ambulatory patients treated with the REMCEPT-MCA(More)
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation was introduced as a supplement ot mechanical ventilation in the treatment of two patients with severe acute respiratory failure and as heart assist in one patient with acute refractory cardiac failure after open heart surgery. The system includes a membrane oxygenator and a roller pump. The whole circuit is coated with(More)