Tim Toftgaard Jensen

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Of 163 patients with intertrochanteric hip fractures 87 received 2 g dicloxacillin and 240 mg of gentamicin preoperatively, and 76 patients had no antibiotic prophylaxis. Preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis was not shown to have any significant effect on wound infections. However, 16 reversible and 1 irreversible cases of kidney toxicity were found among(More)
STUDY DESIGN This prospective triple-blind randomized study of 99 patients concerned the use of free fat transplantation for operation for lumbar disc herniation. OBJECTIVE To subsequently examine the patients after median 376 days who were subjected to enhanced computed tomographic scan. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA In studies on experiments with(More)
The quality of cement packing was radiographically evaluated using three different types of intramedullary plugs in 77 total hip arthroplasties. The Thackray polyethylene plug (38 mm, disc-shaped), with its large and flexible diameter, was best able to seal the femoral canal and produced significantly better cement packing compared to both the autologous(More)
The Partridge Cerclene system was used for femoral fractures in 15 elderly patients with osteoporotic bones who previously had a hemiarthroplasty (12) or total hip arthroplasty (3) inserted. The operation is less extensive than others have suggested in similar cases. All of the patients could immediately be mobilized out of bed. Weight bearing was not(More)
INTRODUCTION Iatrogenic dural tear with cerebrospinal fluid leakage is a known complication of lumbar surgery of the columna. In the literature, the incidence is 3-16%. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was a retrospective, consecutive review of electronic patient records after spinal surgery at the Private Hospital Hamlet. The study covers cases from the(More)
In a prospective randomized blind study of 182 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, the patients per- and postoperative need for analgesics was assessed in two groups, one receiving general anesthesia and a 3-in-one block, the other group only general anesthesia. Although we found a significant reduction in analgesics per- and postoperatively in the(More)
The need for, expenses of and consequences of one year follow-up after total cemented hip replacements with posterior access are reviewed. A total of 150 patients were registered prospectively and consecutively with Charnley scores preoperatively, three months and one year after operation. The Charnley scores increased significantly from the preoperative(More)