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Dynamics or constancy in Sphagnum dominated mire ecosystems? A 40-year study
Traditionally mire ecosystems (especially bogs) have been viewed as stable systems with slow changes in the vegetation over time. In this study the mire Akhultmyren, south-central Sweden wasExpand
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Validation of an Inguinal Pain Questionnaire for assessment of chronic pain after groin hernia repair
Long‐term pain is an important outcome after inguinal hernia repair. The aim of this study was to test the validity and reliability of a specific Inguinal Pain Questionnaire (IPQ).
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Risk factors for anastomotic leakage after rectal cancer surgery: a case‐control study
Background  With introduction of the total mesorectal excision technique and preoperative radiotherapy in rectal cancer surgery, the local recurrence rate has decreased and the overall survival hasExpand
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Reoperation After Recurrent Groin Hernia Repair
ObjectiveTo analyze reoperation rates for recurrent and primary groin hernia repair documented in the Swedish Hernia Register from 1996 to 1998, and to study variables associated with increased orExpand
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Health-related quality of life after liver transplantation.
To gather information regarding how to best assist liver transplant recipients in improving their self-care capacity and well-being, we investigated their total health situation. A retrospective,Expand
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Improved survival in cancer of the colon and rectum in Sweden.
AIMS To analyse time-trends in survival of patients with colon and rectal cancer in Sweden. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data including all patients diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectumExpand
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Acute diverticulitis – clinical presentation and differential diagnostics
Objective  To describe the clinical presentation of acute diverticulitis in an emergency department and to characterize the natural history of diverticulitis in the short perspective. Comparisons areExpand
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Recurrent groin hernia surgery
The reoperation rate after recurrent groin hernia surgery is more than twice that recorded for primary groin hernia procedures. The aim was to define the outcome from routine redo hernia surgery byExpand
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Persistent pain after groin hernia surgery: a qualitative analysis of pain and its consequences for quality of life
Background: Despite a high prevalence of persistent groin pain after hernia repair, the specific nature of the pain and its clinical manifestation are poorly known. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Ropivacaine, a new amide-type local anesthetic agent, is metabolized by cytochromes P450 1A and 3A in human liver microsomes.
Ropivacaine is a new amide-type local anesthetic agent. Unlike bupivacaine and mepivacaine, two structurally similar local anesthetic compounds, ropivacaine is exclusively the S-(-)-enantiomer.Expand
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