Eivind Witsø

Summary

Affiliation: St. Olavs Hospital
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of infection-associated risk factors in prosthetic surgery
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olavs University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway
    Hip Int 22:S5-8. 2012
  2. pmc Lower limb amputations in Trondheim, Norway
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Orthop 81:737-44. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue infection after missile injuries to the extremities. A non-randomized, prospective study in Gaza City
    Eivind Witsø
    Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Al Quds Hospital, Tel Al Hawa, Gaza City, Gaza Palestinian Authority
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:243-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Improved comfort and function of arm prosthesis after implantation of a Humerus-T-Prosthesis in trans-humeral amputees
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:270-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cortical allograft as a vehicle for antibiotic delivery
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Acta Orthop 76:481-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint High local concentrations without systemic adverse effects after impaction of netilmicin-impregnated bone
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Orthop Scand 75:339-46. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Release of netilmicin and vancomycin from cancellous bone
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:199-205. 2002
  8. doi request reprint A comprehensive microbiological evaluation of fifty-four patients undergoing revision surgery due to prosthetic joint loosening
    Geir Bjerkan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Med Microbiol 61:572-81. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue infection after missile injuries to the extremities--a non-randomized, prospective study in Gaza City
    Hazem M Hamouda
    Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Al Quds Hospital, Tel Al Hawa, Gaza City, Gaza Palestinian Authority
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:106-8. 2007
  10. pmc Sonication is superior to scraping for retrieval of bacteria in biofilm on titanium and steel surfaces in vitro
    Geir Bjerkan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Orthop 80:245-50. 2009

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint The role of infection-associated risk factors in prosthetic surgery
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olavs University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway
    Hip Int 22:S5-8. 2012
    ..If possible, the patient should of course lose weight before the operation, but the role of bariatric surgery is not discussed in this presentation...
  2. pmc Lower limb amputations in Trondheim, Norway
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Orthop 81:737-44. 2010
    ..In an attempt to reduce this rate, a diabetic foot team was established in 1996. We present the incidence of LLA in Trondheim as measured 10 years later...
  3. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue infection after missile injuries to the extremities. A non-randomized, prospective study in Gaza City
    Eivind Witsø
    Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Al Quds Hospital, Tel Al Hawa, Gaza City, Gaza Palestinian Authority
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:243-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Improved comfort and function of arm prosthesis after implantation of a Humerus-T-Prosthesis in trans-humeral amputees
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:270-8. 2006
    ..It was concluded that this new concept for prosthesis fitting of trans-humeral amputees looks promising, but alternative designs of the implant should be tested...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cortical allograft as a vehicle for antibiotic delivery
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Acta Orthop 76:481-6. 2005
    ..Infection can be a devastating complication after implantation of a cortical bone allograft. The allograft could act as a vehicle for local antibiotic prophylaxis...
  6. ncbi request reprint High local concentrations without systemic adverse effects after impaction of netilmicin-impregnated bone
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Orthop Scand 75:339-46. 2004
    ..Hence, impaction of large amounts of netilmicin-impregnated bone may cause toxic netilmicin values in serum...
  7. ncbi request reprint Release of netilmicin and vancomycin from cancellous bone
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:199-205. 2002
    ..Finally, after implantation of netilmicin-impregnated bone in rabbit femur condyle, we measured netilmicin and vancomycin in serum: peak serum values of netilmicin were 4.2 (3.7-4.7) mg/L 2-3 h postoperatively...
  8. doi request reprint A comprehensive microbiological evaluation of fifty-four patients undergoing revision surgery due to prosthetic joint loosening
    Geir Bjerkan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Med Microbiol 61:572-81. 2012
    ..According to the protocol in the present study, 16S rRNA gene real-time PCR did not identify more cases of septic prosthetic loosening than did culture of adequate periprosthetic biopsies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue infection after missile injuries to the extremities--a non-randomized, prospective study in Gaza City
    Hazem M Hamouda
    Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Al Quds Hospital, Tel Al Hawa, Gaza City, Gaza Palestinian Authority
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:106-8. 2007
    ..In a study in Gaza City, the rate of infection of missile injuries to the extremities when treated with minimal surgical intervention, was measured...
  10. pmc Sonication is superior to scraping for retrieval of bacteria in biofilm on titanium and steel surfaces in vitro
    Geir Bjerkan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Orthop 80:245-50. 2009
    ..Consequently, detachment of the causative adherent bacteria is crucial for correct microbiological diagnosis. Using an in vitro model, we compared 4 methods of biofilm sampling from metal surfaces...