Thomas Marthedal Rasmussen

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OBJECTIVES Cigarette smoking causes cardiovascular (CV) disease, but the relative roles of nicotine and other components of tobacco smoke remain unclear. We investigated the effect of stopping smoking, by using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), on haemorheology parameters. DESIGN Open, parallel-group trial (intervention group and control smokers). (More)
OBJECTIVES Cigarette smoking causes cardiovascular (CV) disease, but the relative roles of nicotine and other components of tobacco smoke remain unclear. We investigated the effect of stopping smoking by using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) on hemorheology parameters, on the cotinine and thiocyanate plasma concentrations and the exhaled carbon monoxide(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic hip pain after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a significant problem, but the aetiology remains unclear. AIMS To determine sensory function in patients with chronic hip pain 3 years after THA. Patients without hip pain after THA served as controls. METHODS Eighteen patients with chronic hip pain and 18 controls without chronic hip(More)