Marianne Krogsgaard

Marianne Krogsgaard
Zealand University Hospital · Department of Surgery and Center for Surgical Science

Doctor of Philosophy

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Aim and objectives: To investigate experienced symptoms of parastomal bulging in relation to an ileostomy or colostomy. Background: Parastomal bulging is a common complication of stoma formation that can affect patients' physical, psychological and social function. Symptom burdens reported by health professionals vary from asymptomatic to high s...
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Aim: The symptom load and individual symptoms before and after repair of parastomal hernia were investigated. Method: Stoma-related symptoms were prospectively recorded before repair of a parastomal hernia and at 10 days and six months postoperatively. Leakage, skin problems, difficulty with the appliance, limitation of activity, difficulty with...
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Rationale and aim: Organizational and staff-related barriers need to be overcome in order to integrated early palliative care and develop its supporting infrastructure. We aimed to evaluate the use of a one-nurse-staffed telephone line and bedside consultations on a surgical ward.Method: Advanced gastrointestinal cancer patients and their relatives...
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Objective To obtain knowledge of patients’ experiences of postoperative symptoms during the initial two weeks following fast-track colonic cancer surgery. Method Semi-structured in-depth interviews with seven colonic cancer patients two weeks post hospital discharge. Analysis was performed using a phenomenological hermeneutical approach. Results...
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Purpose Stoma-related problems are known to be important to patients and potentially affect everyday life. The prevalence of stoma-related problems in rectal cancer survivors remains undetermined. This study aimed to examine aspects of life with a long-term stoma, stoma management, and stoma-related problems and explore the impact of stoma-related...
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PurposePhysical activity is recommended to cancer survivors by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and is associated with improved survival after colorectal cancer. It remains unclear whether having a stoma is a barrier for an active lifestyle. We examined the level of physical activity and explored factors impacting physical activity in survivors...
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Aim To examine the incidence of primary and recurrent repair and types of repair performed in patients with parastomal bulging. Material and Methods We linked prospectively collected data on parastomal bulging from the Danish Stoma Database to surgical data on repair of parastomal bulging from the Danish National Patient Register. Survival statist...
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Objectives: In the current study, we aimed to explore the experiences and attitudes among healthcare professionals as they transitioned from their familiar disciplines to respiratory medicine, intensive care or other departments during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: In preparation for the increasing number of patients suspe...
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Projektet FRONTLINE undersøgte i forsommeren 2020 det kliniske personales, ledernes og forskernes holdninger og perspektiver på at befinde sig i frontlinjen under den første fase af COVID-19 pandemien på Sjællands Universitets Hospital (SUH). Projektet bestod af tre delprojekter med deltagelse af 14 forskere fra 8 kliniske afdelinger og Forsknings...
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Purpose: Abdominal exercises are being advocated after stoma surgery and investigated in clinical research. Little is known about the patients' perspective of doing abdominal exercises in the first three months after getting a stoma. The aim of this study was to explore patients' experiences with and attitudes toward abdominal exercises after stom...
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Aim The colostomy impact (CI) score is a patient reported outcome measure assessing stoma‐related reduced health‐related quality of life (HRQL). The score was originally developed and validated in a cohort of rectal cancer survivors with a permanent colostomy. For the CI score to be applied to patients with a colostomy after surgery for a benign co...
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Aim To examine i) the incidence of primary repair, ii) the incidence of recurrent repair and iii) the types of repair performed in patients with parastomal bulging. Method Prospectively collected data on parastomal bulging from the Danish Stoma Database were linked to surgical data on repair of parastomal bulging from the Danish National Patient R...
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This PhD project provides insight into the patients’ perspective on parastomal bulging that is valuable for clinical practice; it points to the importance of needs-based access to counselling for patients with parastomal bulging; and it highlights the urgent need for developing nursing interventions aimed at easing patients’ symptoms and bettering...
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Objective: To investigate stoma specific and generic HRQoL in patients with and without a parastomal bulge. Background: Most patients have to live with their stoma complicated by a parastomal bulge. How this affects quality of life remains unclear. Methods: Patients in the Danish Stoma Database completed the Short-form 36 health survey and the...

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This research program is a mixed methods study with a convergent design. We use the “Umbrella”-model, where a shared theme overarching several minor projects is the core of the model.The study constitutes of three work packages (WP) with each research focus: · WP 1: Healthcare professionals experiences and attitudes towards working in the frontline of COVID-19. · WP 2: Leadership experiences and attitudes in the acute restructuring of the organization within the COVID-19 situation. · WP 3: The researchers’ experiences with altering roles and functions during COVID-19.