Mette Midttun


Speciallæge i intern medicin og geriatri.

Titel på akademisk afhandling

Disputats 2004: Heat-washout: A new method for measuring blood flow rate in areas with and without arteriovenous anastomoses – physical and pathophysiological examinations.


Blodgennemstrømningshastighed i huden i relation til diverse lidelse (sår, neuropati, diabetes, infektion, m.v.)

Udvalgte artikler

Blood Flow rate during Orthostatic Pressure Changes in the pulp skin of the First Toe. M. Midttun, Per Sejrsen, and William Paaske.  Eur J Endovasc Surg, 13, 278-284 (1997).

Peripheral blood flow rates and microvascular responses to orthostatic pressure changes in claudicants before and after vascularization. M. Midttun, Per Sejrsen, og William Paaske. Eur J Endovasc Surg 17, 225-229 (1999).

Smokers have severely disturbed peripheral microcirculation. M. Midttun, Per Sejrsen og William Paaske International Angiology 2006;25(3):293-6.

Heat-washout – an objective method for diagnosing neuropathy and atherosclerosis in diabetic patients. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging, 2013 Jul;33(4):302-6.  M. Midttun og O. Snorgaard. 

Heat-washout measurements compared to distal blood pressure and perfusion in ortopaedic patients with foot ulcers. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 20125 Aug 17, doi;10/ cpf.12274.   M. Midttun, BB Azad, R. Broholm, LT Jensen, C Svarer, PE Jensen.

Aktuelle forskningsprojekter

Sympathetic Neuropathy Diagnosed by the Heat-washout Method in Fall Patients.

Overlevelse hos plejehjemsbeboere efter indlæggelse for col.fem.fraktur.

Patients with Parkinson's Disease and Lewy Body Dementia are at high risk of developing complications during admission for hip fracture.

Frailty seems a better guideline for selection of patients eligible for geriatric assessment rather than type of fracture.

​Short Stretch Bandage does not Compromise Microcirculation in Patients with Erysipelas