Thomas J Ringbaek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Rehabilitation of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Effect of a 7-week programme after 12 months]
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Hjerte Lungemedicinsk Afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1572-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Compliance with LTOT and consumption of mobile oxygen
    T Ringbaek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Respir Med 93:333-7. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Does long-term oxygen therapy reduce hospitalisation in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    T J Ringbaek
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 20:38-42. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the assessment of quality of life with CAT, CCQ, and SGRQ in COPD patients participating in pulmonary rehabilitation
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Hvidovre Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre, Denmark
    COPD 9:12-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with alpha1-antitrypsine deficiency on long-term oxygen therapy
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark Electronic address
    Respir Med 108:1189-94. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Trends in long-term oxygen therapy for COPD in Denmark from 2001 to 2010
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark Electronic address
    Respir Med 108:511-6. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint [Rehabilitation and palliative care of patients with severe COPD must be integrated]
    Thomas Ringbæk
    Lungemedicinsk afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 175:1277-80. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The long-term effect of ambulatory oxygen in normoxaemic COPD patients: a randomised study
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Chron Respir Dis 10:77-84. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Home oxygen therapy in COPD patients. Results from the Danish Oxygen Register 1994-2000
    Thomas Joergen Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 53:310-25. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Early supported discharge for patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Hvidovre Hospital, Hjerte Lungemedicinsk Afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:47-50. 2008

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint [Rehabilitation of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Effect of a 7-week programme after 12 months]
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Hjerte Lungemedicinsk Afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1572-6. 2007
    ..This study has examined the long-term effect on exercise tolerance and health status of a 7-week rehabilitation programme combined with extensive training at home...
  2. ncbi request reprint Compliance with LTOT and consumption of mobile oxygen
    T Ringbaek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Respir Med 93:333-7. 1999
    ..Using lists referring to the actual usage and discussing the usage with the patients may improve the compliance and cost-benefit...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does long-term oxygen therapy reduce hospitalisation in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    T J Ringbaek
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 20:38-42. 2002
    ..This study shows that in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients, long-term oxygen therapy is associated with a reduction in hospitalisation...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the assessment of quality of life with CAT, CCQ, and SGRQ in COPD patients participating in pulmonary rehabilitation
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Hvidovre Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre, Denmark
    COPD 9:12-5. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with alpha1-antitrypsine deficiency on long-term oxygen therapy
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark Electronic address
    Respir Med 108:1189-94. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to present the incidence of patients with AATD on LTOT, and compare their characteristics, comorbidities and prognosis (lung transplantation, termination of LTOT, and survival) with COPD patients without AATD...
  6. doi request reprint Trends in long-term oxygen therapy for COPD in Denmark from 2001 to 2010
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark Electronic address
    Respir Med 108:511-6. 2014
    ..To evaluate changes in demographics, incidence, prevalence, treatment modalities, and survival of COPD patients on long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) from year 2001-2010 in Denmark...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Rehabilitation and palliative care of patients with severe COPD must be integrated]
    Thomas Ringbæk
    Lungemedicinsk afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 175:1277-80. 2013
    ..Palliation with end-of-life discussion must be integrated in COPD rehabilitation programmes especially for patients with frequent exacerbations...
  8. doi request reprint The long-term effect of ambulatory oxygen in normoxaemic COPD patients: a randomised study
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Chron Respir Dis 10:77-84. 2013
    ..To study the long-term benefits of ambulatory oxygen (AO) in combination with pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients experiencing exertional desaturation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Home oxygen therapy in COPD patients. Results from the Danish Oxygen Register 1994-2000
    Thomas Joergen Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 53:310-25. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Early supported discharge for patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Hvidovre Hospital, Hjerte Lungemedicinsk Afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:47-50. 2008
    ..However, experience of ESD in Denmark has not been reported...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Oxygen therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Hvidovre Hospital, Hjerte lungemedicinsk Afdeling Y, Hvidovre
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:1634-8. 2008
    ..In this paper we discuss the physiological mechanisms of respiratory failure seen in acute exacerbations of COPD. The principles for oxygen therapy in the acute phase are described and recommendations for oxygen therapy are suggested...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation in COPD: the long-term effect of a supervised 7-week program succeeded by a self-monitored walking program
    T Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Chron Respir Dis 5:75-80. 2008
    ..Death and hospital admissions due to acute exacerbations were the main reasons for non-attendance in the follow-up period...
  13. doi request reprint EuroQoL in assessment of the effect of pulmonary rehabilitation COPD patients
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Research Group, Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Respir Med 102:1563-7. 2008
    ..The effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on EuroQol in COPD patients has not been investigated previously...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of 1-year maintenance training on physical functioning and health status in patients with COPD: A randomized controlled study
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:47-52. 2010
    ..To examine whether maintenance training (MT) for 1 year improved the long-term effects of a 7-week chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) rehabilitation program...
  15. ncbi request reprint Shuttle walking test as predictor of survival in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients enrolled in a rehabilitation program
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:409-14. 2010
    ..We studied the value of this test in predicting survival in COPD patients enrolled in a rehabilitation program...
  16. doi request reprint Vitamin d status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participate in pulmonary rehabilitation
    Thomas Ringbaek
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:261-7. 2011
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is common in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; however, no study has evaluated the influence of vitamin D status on effects of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Continuous oxygen therapy for hypoxic pulmonary disease: guidelines, compliance and effects
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Treat Respir Med 4:397-408. 2005
    ..Whether COT from oxygen concentrators improves quality of life significantly is, at present, less clear...
  18. ncbi request reprint BMI and oral glucocorticoids as predictors of prognosis in COPD patients on long-term oxygen therapy
    T J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Chron Respir Dis 1:71-8. 2004
    ..The objectives of the study were to determine whether body mass index (BMI), and oral corticosteroid use predict survival and hospitalization in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic process and prognosis in suspected lung cancer
    T Ringbaek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 33:337-43. 1999
    ..Standard registration of tumour, node, metastasis (TNM) classification, resection, FEV1 (% of predicted) and gender could increase the validity of international comparisons...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Rehabilitation of patients with chronic obstructive lung disease. Are two exercise sessions per week sufficient?]
    T J Ringbaek
    Medicinsk Klinik I, H S Bispebjerg Hospital
    Ugeskr Laeger 162:498-501. 2000
    ..Rehabilitation resulted in an insignificant improvement in well being and the 6MWD (29 m ¿95% confidence interval: -8-66 m¿. Rehabilitation session twice a week for eight weeks had no effect in patients with moderate COPD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Exercise twice a week is not sufficient!
    T J Ringbaek
    Medical Department I, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg, Denmark
    Respir Med 94:150-4. 2000
    ..We conclude that a rehabilitation program consisting of exercise and education twice a week for 8 weeks had no effect on exercise performance and well being in patients with moderate COPD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Has the perception of disability among COPD patients applying for pension changed during the last 20 years?
    T Ringbaek
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Respir Med 95:398-403. 2001
    ..Our data suggest that both sexes, especially females, have become more aware of pulmonary symptoms and tend to react to them more actively by demanding evaluation and treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in long-term oxygen therapy in Denmark : factors related to adherence to guidelines for long-term oxygen therapy
    T J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Chest 119:1711-6. 2001
    ..To evaluate regional differences in adherence to guidelines for long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) in Denmark and to determine factors related to compliance with these guidelines...
  24. ncbi request reprint Are patients on long-term oxygen therapy followed up properly? Data from the Danish Oxygen Register
    T J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    J Intern Med 250:131-6. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the extent and quality of follow-up of patients on LTOT...
  25. ncbi request reprint Non-continuous home oxygen therapy: utilization, symptomatic effect and prognosis, data from a national register on home oxygen therapy
    T J Ringbaek
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Respir Med 95:980-5. 2001
    ..The most pronounced improvement was reported on dyspnoea, sleep and quality of life. Very few patients sensed improved physical activity without relief in breathlessness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is there any association between inhaled ipratropium and mortality in patients with COPD and asthma?
    T Ringbaek
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Respir Med 97:264-72. 2003
    ..To determine whether ipratropium was associated with premature death in patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Assisted home care of patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Earlier discharge to treatment, monitoring and care at home led by a respiratory nurse]
    Thomas Jørgen Ringbaek
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, Lungemedicinsk klinik
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:2091-5. 2003
    ..We recommend that assisted home care is tested in Denmark...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal endoscopic ultrasound/fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of a malignant adrenal gland in a patient with non-small cell lung cancer and a negative CT scan
    T J Ringbaek
    Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Krogebakkle 2B, 3140 Aalsgaarde, Germany
    Lung Cancer 48:247-9. 2005
    ..PET was not performed. Prospective studies are needed to assess the incremental yield of EUS/FNA over upper abdominal CT scan and PET for detecting left adrenal metastasis in patients with suspected or proven otherwise respectable NSCLC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outdoor activity and performance status as predictors of survival in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Gentofte, Denmark
    Clin Rehabil 19:331-8. 2005
    ..Performance status has been associated with survival in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients on long-term oxygen therapy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Standardised mortality rates in females and males with COPD and asthma
    T Ringbaek
    Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 25:891-5. 2005
    ..However, using standardised mortality rates, females have a higher mortality than males, suggesting that the protective effect of being female is lost in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Danish Oxygen Register on adherence to guidelines for long-term oxygen therapy in COPD patients
    Thomas J Ringbaek
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of Copenhagen, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Respir Med 100:218-25. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of The Danish Oxygen Register on COPD patients' treatment modalities, survival, and adherence to guidelines for long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Oxygen therapy in exercise-induced hypoxemia improves physical capacity and reduces dyspnea in patients with COPD]
    Peter Kjeldgaard
    Hjerte Lungemedicinsk Afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark plkjeldgaardgmail com
    Ugeskr Laeger 173:1635-40. 2011
    ..Yet it is not possible to draw a clear conclusion regarding the effects of more prolonged (weeks) treatment. The studies are in general small and of poor methodological quality...