A Dirksen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Incidental findings in connection with computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging]
    Asger Dirksen
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3445; author reply 3445. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Factors influencing the decline in lung density in a Danish lung cancer screening cohort
    Saher B Shaker
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, Hellerup, DK 2900, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 40:1142-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The effect of inhaled corticosteroids on the development of emphysema in smokers assessed by annual computed tomography
    Saher B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    COPD 6:104-11. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Identification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by measurement of plasma biomarkers
    Saher B Shaker
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 2:17-25. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The extent of emphysema in patients with COPD
    Saher Burhan Shaker
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 3:15-21. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Imaging in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Saher B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    COPD 4:143-61. 2007
  7. pmc Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. 7: Computed tomographic imaging in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    S B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Thorax 59:986-91. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term reproducibility of computed tomography-based lung density measurements in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and smokers with emphysema
    S B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 45:424-30. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Rapid fall in lung density following smoking cessation in COPD
    Saher B Shaker
    Gentofte University Hospital, Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Hellerup, Denmark
    COPD 8:2-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Quantitative computed tomography and aerosol morphometry in COPD and alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    S B Shaker
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, post 58, Gentofte University Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 25:23-30. 2005

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint [Incidental findings in connection with computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging]
    Asger Dirksen
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3445; author reply 3445. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Factors influencing the decline in lung density in a Danish lung cancer screening cohort
    Saher B Shaker
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, Hellerup, DK 2900, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 40:1142-8. 2012
    ..2 g·L(-1); GOLD II: -0.5 g·L(-1); GOLD III: -0.5 g·L(-1)). Female sex, active smoking and the presence of AFO are associated with accelerated decline in lung density...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of inhaled corticosteroids on the development of emphysema in smokers assessed by annual computed tomography
    Saher B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    COPD 6:104-11. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Identification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by measurement of plasma biomarkers
    Saher B Shaker
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 2:17-25. 2008
    ..Inflammation is an important constituent of the pathology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), leading to alveolar destruction and airway remodelling...
  5. doi request reprint The extent of emphysema in patients with COPD
    Saher Burhan Shaker
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 3:15-21. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to apply CT to assess the extent of emphysema in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and relate this extent to the GOLD stage of airway obstruction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Imaging in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Saher B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    COPD 4:143-61. 2007
    ..However, recent studies using Multi-detector row CT (MDCT) reported more reproducible assessment of air wall thickening...
  7. pmc Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. 7: Computed tomographic imaging in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    S B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Thorax 59:986-91. 2004
    ..Computed tomographic scanning may replace lung function tests as the golden standard for assessing the response to known and novel treatments for alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency...
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term reproducibility of computed tomography-based lung density measurements in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and smokers with emphysema
    S B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 45:424-30. 2004
    ..To study the short-term reproducibility of lung density measurements by multi-slice computed tomography (CT) using three different radiation doses and three reconstruction algorithms...
  9. doi request reprint Rapid fall in lung density following smoking cessation in COPD
    Saher B Shaker
    Gentofte University Hospital, Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Hellerup, Denmark
    COPD 8:2-7. 2011
    ..Whether smoking-induced lung inflammation subsides after smoking cessation is currently a matter of debate. We used computed tomography (CT) to evaluate the effect of smoking cessation on lung density in patients with COPD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quantitative computed tomography and aerosol morphometry in COPD and alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    S B Shaker
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, post 58, Gentofte University Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 25:23-30. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Volume adjustment of lung density by computed tomography scans in patients with emphysema
    S B Shaker
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 45:417-23. 2004
    ..To determine how to adjust lung density measurements for the volume of the lung calculated from computed tomography (CT) scans in patients with emphysema...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Emphysema: a high-resolution CT diagnosis]
    Saher B Shaker
    Amtssygehuset i Gentofte, Lungemedicinsk afdeling, Røntgenafdeling, Hellerup
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2466-7. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of alpha(1)-antitrypsin augmentation therapy
    A Dirksen
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Rigshospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:1468-72. 1999
    ..We conclude that lung density measurements by CT may facilitate future randomized clinical trials of investigational drugs for a disease in which little progress in therapy has been made in the past 30 yr...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mucosal symptoms elicited by fragrance products in a population-based sample in relation to atopy and bronchial hyper-reactivity
    J Elberling
    The National Allergy Research Centre, Gentofte University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:75-81. 2005
    ..Exposure to perfume and fragrance products may, in some individuals, cause symptoms from the eyes and airways. The localization, character and risk factors of such symptoms in the general population are unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Allergic contact sensitization in an adult Danish population: two cross-sectional surveys eight years apart (the Copenhagen Allergy Study)
    N H Nielsen
    Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Acta Derm Venereol 81:31-4. 2001
    ..4% in 1990 to 5.8% in 1998 (odds ratio 2.44, 95% confidence interval 1.04-5.73). The prevalence of contact sensitivity to cosmetic-related allergens has been doubled between 1990 and 1998...
  16. ncbi request reprint Airborne chemicals cause respiratory symptoms in individuals with contact allergy
    J Elberling
    The National Allergy Research Centre, Department of Dermatology, Gentofte University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 52:65-72. 2005
    ..Bronchial hyperreactivity, female sex and psychological vulnerability were independently associated with symptoms, but no association was found between prick test reactivity to proteins and the symptoms elicited by airborne chemicals...
  17. pmc Lung nodule volumetry: segmentation algorithms within the same software package cannot be used interchangeably
    H Ashraf
    Department of Radiology, Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen University, Hellerup, Denmark
    Eur Radiol 20:1878-85. 2010
    ..We examined the reproducibility of lung nodule volumetry software that offers three different volumetry algorithms...
  18. doi request reprint Combined use of positron emission tomography and volume doubling time in lung cancer screening with low-dose CT scanning
    H Ashraf
    Department of Radiology, Gentofte University Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Thorax 66:315-9. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the ability of positron emission tomography (PET) and volume doubling time (VDT) to discriminate between benign and malignant nodules...
  19. doi request reprint Exploring the role of CT densitometry: a randomised study of augmentation therapy in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    A Dirksen
    Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen University, Hellerup, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 33:1345-53. 2009
    ..In patients with alpha(1)-AT deficiency, CT is a more sensitive outcome measure of emphysema-modifying therapy than physiology and health status, and demonstrates a trend of treatment benefit from alpha(1)-AT augmentation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Distribution of serum IgE in children and adolescents aged 7 to 16 years in Copenhagen, in relation to factors of importance
    V Backer
    Department of Medicine B, State University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Allergy 47:484-9. 1992
    ..In conclusion, total IgE is highly influenced by allergen skin reactivity. Further, this study suggests that normal IgE values were within 330 kU/l, although the range was wide...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reversible and irreversible airflow obstruction as predictor of overall mortality in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    E F Hansen
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:1267-71. 1999
    ..However, reversibility per se does not influence survival in subjects with moderate to severe asthma or COPD...
  22. pmc Transmitting genetic risk information in families: attitudes about disclosing the identity of relatives
    J T Wilcke
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Hum Genet 65:902-9. 1999
    ..Our findings imply that fully informing all relatives about the disorder and about who is actually ill should be the principal rule...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of CT screening on smoking habits at 1-year follow-up in the Danish Lung Cancer Screening Trial (DLCST)
    H Ashraf
    Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Thorax 64:388-92. 2009
    ..The effect of low-dose CT screening for lung cancer on smoking habits has not been reported in large randomised controlled trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospital admission for obstructive pulmonary disease in alpha(1)-antitrypsin heterozygotes of phenotype PiMZ
    N Seersholm
    Respiratory Department Y, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup and Respiratory Clinic, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:81-4. 2000
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Exposure of eyes to perfume: a double-blind, placebo-controlled experiment
    J Elberling
    The National Allergy Research Centre, Gentofte University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark
    Indoor Air 16:276-81. 2006
    ..Vapors of perfume provoked symptoms in the relevant eye in some patients and healthy control persons, but under our exposure conditions, ocular chemesthesis failed to elicit respiratory symptoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Increased release of histamine in patients with respiratory symptoms related to perfume
    J Elberling
    The Danish Research Centre for Chemical Sensitivities, Gentofte University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1676-80. 2007
    ..The study aimed to investigate whether basophils from patients with respiratory symptoms related to perfume released more histamine in the presence of perfume as compared with healthy volunteers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults: an 8-year follow-up study
    N H Nielsen
    Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 45:350-3. 2001
    ..Nickel allergy persisted in 79%. Allergen avoidance should probably be lifelong to prevent elicitation of contact dermatitis...
  28. doi request reprint Preoperative staging of lung cancer with combined PET-CT
    Barbara Fischer
    Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 361:32-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this randomized study was to evaluate the clinical effect of combined positron-emission tomography and computed tomography (PET-CT) on preoperative staging of NSCLC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of regional emphysema distribution in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    T Stavngaard
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 47:914-21. 2006
    ..To compare objective and subjective assessment of the distribution of emphysema in unselected patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  30. doi request reprint Progression of emphysema evaluated by MRI using hyperpolarized (3)He (HP (3)He) measurements in patients with alpha-1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency compared with CT and lung function tests
    T Stavngaard
    Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 50:1019-26. 2009
    ..However, FEV(1) is insensitive in detecting mild/slow progression of emphysema because of low reproducibility as compared to yearly decline...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is the increase in allergic respiratory disease caused by a cohort effect?
    A Linneberg
    Centre for Preventive Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:1702-5. 2002
    ..This could reflect the natural course of allergic sensitization. Alternatively, this could reflect that the increase in sensitization is caused by a cohort effect, i.e. an increase among subjects born during recent decades...
  32. ncbi request reprint Incidence of allergic contact sensitization in Danish adults between 1990 and 1998; the Copenhagen Allergy Study, Denmark
    N H Nielsen
    Department of Dermatology K, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, 65, Niels Andersens Vej, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Br J Dermatol 147:487-92. 2002
    ..Studies of incidence of contact allergy in a general population have not been reported. Data from incidence studies may support and direct strategies for prevention of contact allergy and allergic contact dermatitis...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Sample size and number needed to treat--a statistical case study]
    K Møller
    Epidemiafdeling M, H S Rigshospitalet
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:6140-1. 2001
    ..The number of persons needed to be vaccinated to prevent one episode of pneumococcal sepsis can be similarly calculated from the observed incidences with and without vaccine...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Is polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine effective in adults?]
    K Møller
    Epidemiafdeling M, H S Rigshospitalet
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:6112-7. 2001
    ..There is insufficient evidence to support mass vaccination of risk groups, including elderly people, with polysaccharide PC vaccine...
  35. ncbi request reprint Peak flow as predictor of overall mortality in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    E F Hansen
    Department of Respiratory Medicine 223, H S Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:690-3. 2001
    ..e., chronic bronchitis, small airways disease, and emphysema. Furthermore, extrapulmonary components such as muscle mass and general "vigour" probably affect PEF to a greater extent than they affect FEV1...
  36. pmc Risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in a low-incidence country due to immigration from high-incidence areas
    T Lillebaek
    International Reference Laboratory for Mycobacteriology, Statens Serum Institut, National Institute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and Congenital Disorders, 5 Artillerivej, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 39:855-61. 2001
    ..The higher transmission rates between nationalities found in the Netherlands do not apply to the situation in Denmark and not necessarily elsewhere, since many different factors may influence the magnitude of active transmission...
  37. ncbi request reprint Office spirometry: temperature conversion of volumes measured by the Vitalograph-R bellows spirometer is not necessary
    F Madsen
    Department of Internal Medicine B, University of Copenhagen at Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Respir Med 93:685-8. 1999
    ..The use of the BTPS correction based on ambient temperature seems unjustified at office temperatures close to 23 degrees C and at extreme temperatures the conversion of volume will introduce significant over or underestimation...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship of alcohol consumption to total immunoglobulin E and the development of immunoglobulin E sensitization: the Copenhagen Allergy Study
    A Linneberg
    Centre for Preventive Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:192-8. 2003
    ..Furthermore, we have previously reported a positive association between alcohol consumption and the prevalence of skin prick test (SPT positivity) to inhalant allergens in a population-based cross-sectional study...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Centralisation within the field of pulmonary medicine]
    Niels Jørgen Seersholm
    Amtssygehuset i Gentofte, Lungemedicinsk afdeling Y, Hellerup
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1553-5. 2006
    ..Correct indication and follow up is better for patients who received LTOT by pulmonary specialists with a higher patient compliance. We conclude that LTOT should be centralised and treated by pulmonary specialists only...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of emphysema distribution in smokers and patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Trine Stavngaard
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, 4011, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Respir Med 100:94-100. 2006
    ..Identification of upper lobe emphysema is mandatory before lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Here we introduce a CT-based objective model for describing the distribution of different types of emphysema...
  41. doi request reprint Monitoring the progress of emphysema by repeat computed tomography scans with focus on noise reduction
    Asger Dirksen
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:925-8. 2008
    ..Work remains to be done to standardize and validate CT lung density, before it can become established as the primary outcome measure in clinical trials of new treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Increasing prevalence of specific IgE against aeroallergens in an adult Danish population--two cross-sectional studies in 1990 and 1998]
    Allan R Linneberg
    Københavns Amts Center for Sygdomsforebyggelse, Amtssygehuset i Glostrup, DK 2600 Glostrup
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4061-5. 2002
    ..We investigated whether the prevalence of specific IgE to aeroallergens had increased in an adult general population over an 8-year period...
  43. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound guided biopsy performed routinely in lung cancer staging spares futile thoracotomies: preliminary results from a randomised clinical trial
    Soeren S Larsen
    Department of Surgical Gasteroenterology, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 49:377-85. 2005
    ..However, no randomised trials have been performed, in which a staging strategy with EUS-FNA performed in all patients is compared with a conventional workup...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Screening and prevention. Danish Society of Pulmonary Medicine]
    Philip Tønnesen
    Lungemedicinsk afdeling Y, Amtssygehuset i Gentofte, DK 2900 Hellerup
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:1395. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Hyperpolarized 3He MRI and 81mKr SPECT in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Trine Stavngaard
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:448-57. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare ventilation imaging methods in 26 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and nine lung healthy volunteers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound guided biopsy versus mediastinoscopy for analysis of paratracheal and subcarinal lymph nodes in lung cancer staging
    Soeren S Larsen
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 48:85-92. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and compare the diagnostic value of MS and EUS-FNA with regard to mediastinal malignancy in the paratracheal- and subcarinal-regions...
  47. ncbi request reprint The association between contact allergy and hand eczema in 2 cross-sectional surveys 8 years apart
    Niels Henrik Nielsen
    Departments of Dermatology, Gentofte and Bispebjerg Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 47:71-7. 2002
    ..It was indicated that it might be possible to prevent the hand eczema related to nickel allergy by exposure regulation, public education or both...
  48. pmc Persistent high incidence of tuberculosis in immigrants in a low-incidence country
    Troels Lillebaek
    International Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteriology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:679-84. 2002
    ..The decline was described by an exponential function with a half-time of 5.7 (95% confidence interval 4.0 to 9.7) years. This finding seriously challenges the adequacy of the customary practice of screening solely on arrival...
  49. ncbi request reprint Variability in densitometric assessment of pulmonary emphysema with computed tomography
    M Els Bakker
    Division of Image Processing, Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, and the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Invest Radiol 40:777-83. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported symptoms and consequences related to inhalation of airborne chemicals in a Danish general population
    Nikolaj Drimer Berg
    The Danish Research Centre for Chemical Sensitivities, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Ledreborg Alle 40, 2 th, 2820 Gentofte, Denmark
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:881-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence and consequences of self-reported symptoms related to inhalation of airborne chemicals in a Danish general population...
  51. doi request reprint Phenotypes of individuals affected by airborne chemicals in the general population
    Nikolaj Drimer Berg
    The Danish Research Centre for Chemical Sensitivities, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Ledreborg Alle 40, Gentofte, Denmark
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:509-17. 2009
    ..To characterise the chemical exposures and symptoms affecting individuals with subsequent adjustments of social life or occupational conditions, and further characterise these severely affected individuals...
  52. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography of incidentally detected small pulmonary nodules
    B M Fischer
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Centre, Rigshopitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nucl Med Commun 25:3-9. 2004
    ..FDG PET also increases the possibility of an early diagnosis as compared to the strategy of watchful waiting...
  53. ncbi request reprint A dominant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain emerging in Denmark
    T Lillebaek
    International Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteriology, Statens Serum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:1001-6. 2004
    ..Denmark, a high-income country with a low prevalence of tuberculosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint A link between skin and airways regarding sensitivity to fragrance products?
    J Elberling
    The National Allergy Reseasrch Centre for Consumer Products, Department of Dermatology, Gentofte University Hospital, Ledreborg Alle 40, 1, DK 2820 Gentofte, Denmark
    Br J Dermatol 151:1197-203. 2004
    ..Skin exposure to fragrances is known to cause perfume contact allergy and eczema, but it is unknown whether eye or airway symptoms elicited by fragrance products are associated with contact allergy or eczema...
  55. doi request reprint Is CT a new research tool for COPD?
    A Dirksen
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 2:76-83. 2008
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint The capsaicin cough reflex in eczema patients with respiratory symptoms elicited by perfume
    Jesper Elberling
    The National Allergy Research Centre, and Deparment of Respiratory Medicine Y, Gentofte University Hospital, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 54:158-64. 2006
    ....
  57. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype
    Troels Lillebaek
    National Institute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and Congenital Disorders, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1553-7. 2003
    ..The true prevalence of Beijing strains worldwide is unknown because only a fraction of global strains have been analyzed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Stability of DNA patterns and evidence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis reactivation occurring decades after the initial infection
    Troels Lillebaek
    International Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteriology, Statens Serum Institut, the National Institute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and Congenital Disorders, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Infect Dis 188:1032-9. 2003
    ..This has important implications for the interpretation of clustering, especially for the extent of recent transmission...
  59. pmc A new staging strategy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Martin R Miller
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:657-63. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Progression parameters for emphysema: a clinical investigation
    Jan Stolk
    Department of Pulmonology, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 101:1924-30. 2007
    ..5-fold more sensitive using lung densitometry than by using currently recommended lung function parameters. Our results support CT scan as an efficacious test for novel drugs for emphysema...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Screening for lung cancer with low-dosage CT]
    Jesper Holst Pedersen
    Thoraxkirurgisk afdeling R, Lungemedicinsk afdeling Y, Amtssygehuset i Gentofte
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:167-70. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint [Screening--what information should potential participants receive?]
    Asger Dirksen
    Lungemedicinsk afdeling Y 58, Amtssygehuset i Gentofte, DK 2900 Hellerup
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:145-7. 2002
  63. ncbi request reprint [Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--an overlooked life style disease]
    Lars C Laursen
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:3497. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the sensitivities of 5 different computed tomography scanners for the assessment of the progression of pulmonary emphysema: a phantom study
    Berend C Stoel
    Division of Image Processing, Department of Radiology and dagger Department of Pulmonology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Invest Radiol 39:1-7. 2004
    ..To compare the sensitivities of 5 different computed tomography scanners (4 multislice CT [MSCT] and 1 single-slice CT) in the assessment of the progression of pulmonary emphysema...
  65. ncbi request reprint IgG antibodies against microorganisms and atopic disease in Danish adults: the Copenhagen Allergy Study
    Allan Linneberg
    Centre for Preventive Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:847-53. 2003
    ..In contrast, colonization of the gut with Clostridium difficile, a potential intestinal bacterial pathogen, in early childhood may be associated with a higher prevalence of atopy...