Thomas Deleuran

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OBJECTIVE We examined the completeness of TNM staging of small-cell (SCLC) and nonsmall- cell (NSCLC) lung cancer in the national Danish Cancer Registry (DCR) and whether staging varied by year of diagnosis, gender, age, degree of comorbidity, or presence of histopathological diagnosis. METHODS We identified all patients with SCLCs and NSCLCs registered(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The risk of complications in cirrhosis patients after orthopedic surgery is unclear. We examined this risk after total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA). PATIENTS AND METHODS Using Danish healthcare registries, we identified all Danish residents who underwent a THA or TKA for primary osteoarthritis in the(More)
OBJECTIVE Linkage and association studies of bipolar affective disorder (BAD) point out chromosome 12q24 as a region of interest. METHODS To investigate this region further, we conducted an association study of 22 DNA markers within a 1.14 Mb region in a Danish sample of 166 patients with BAD and 311 control individuals. Two-hundred and four Danish(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine lung cancer survival and the impact of comorbidity in the Central Denmark Region from 2000 to 2011. METHODS We performed a population-based cohort study of lung cancer patients diagnosed during four 3-year calendar periods (2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2006-2008, and 2009-2011) in the Central Denmark Region. The Danish National Registry of(More)
Background and purpose - There are limited data on risk factors for avascular necrosis of the hip, but cirrhosis has been proposed as a risk factor. We examined the association between cirrhosis and incidence of total hip arthroplasty for avascular necrosis. Methods - We used nationwide healthcare data to identify all Danish residents diagnosed with(More)
OBJECTIVE Chronic synovial inflammation causes primary osteoarthritis, but it is unknown whether chronic systemic inflammation does, too. Patients with cirrhosis have chronic systemic inflammation and therefore we examined the association between cirrhosis and primary osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. METHODS In Danish healthcare databases we identified(More)
BACKGROUND The Danish National Registry of Patients (DNRP) is a potentially valuable resource for monitoring national trends in the use of chemotherapy and evaluating the benefits and harms of alternative treatments among colorectal cancer (CRC) patients in Denmark. However, the validity of chemotherapy reporting in the DNRP is unknown. In this study, we(More)
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