Troels H Christensen

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Forty-seven women with osteoporotic fractures of the spine were examined consecutively. The age range was 64-91 years with a median of 77 years. Risk factors for osteoporosis such as induced menopause or gastric resection were not present. Four patients had had rheumatoid arthritis. 19% had been treated with glucocorticoid. Only one patient had received(More)
OBJECTIVES We investigated the relationship between coagulation assessed by thromboelastography (TEG) and myocardial damage in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). METHODS We measured platelet activity with TEG-maximum amplitude (TEG-MA) in 233 patients undergoing urgent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Infarct size and myocardial(More)
A standard clinical examination was performed by two independent investigators, before and after two weeks of conservative therapy, on 33 patients with severe low-back pain. Kappa coefficients indicated a higher reproducibility of neurological tests than of e.g. muscular tenderness or scoliosis. All patients were diagnosed by CT-scan and a disc herniation(More)
No significant changes were noted in the CT-scan before and after 14 days of conservative therapy for low-back pain. Twenty of 33 patients had a disc herniation diagnosed on CT, and of these 18 patients were re-scanned after two weeks. Twelve patients were subsequently treated surgically, and of the remaining 8 patients 6 were re-scanned after 18 months. At(More)
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