Vigleik Jessen

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To study the association between smoking habits and the incidence of hip fracture, adjusted for leanness and physical inactivity, a cohort study with 3 years follow-up was conducted. Subjects were 34,856 adults aged 50 years or older who attended a health screening in Nord-Trøndelag County in Norway in 1984-1986 (91% of eligible subjects in 1986, n =(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to evaluate the biocompatibility of polylactide (PLLA) screws in comparison with standard metal screws for fixation of the patellar tendon graft in human anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. METHODS A total of 41 patients (22 women and 19 men) were prospectively randomized for the use of metal interference(More)
BACKGROUND Fast-track has become a well-known concept resulting in improved patient satisfaction and postoperative results. Concerns have been raised about whether increased efficiency could compromise safety, and whether early hospital discharge might result in an increased number of complications. We present 1-year follow-up results after implementing(More)
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