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Professor Peter Bjerring, MD, is a Board Certified Dermatologist. Born the 19th of March 1953 in Aarhus, Denmark, he graduated from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. After serving 24 years at the Department of Dermatology, Aarhus University Hospital, he was appointed Medical Director and Head of the Department of Dermatology at the Molholm Hospital, Vejle, Denmark and Honorary Professor at Swansea University, Wales, UK. He has published more than 200 scientific papers, the main interst being on laser- and IPL- treatment, and he has contributed with more than 400 lectures at international congresses and scientific meetings. Professor Bjerring is Past President of the European Society for Lasers in Dermatology (ESLD), Past Vice President of the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS) and Fellow of EADV, AAD and ASLMS.

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Reliability and validity of a Danish adaptation of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory.


The objective of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of a Danish translation of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI), a self-report measure of perceived tinnitus handicap. The Danish version of the THI was administered to 50 patients reporting tinnitus as their primary complaint or secondary to hearing loss. Construct validity was assessed using tinnitus symptom rating scales, the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), the Tinnitus Coping Style Questionnaire (TCSQ), the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ), and perceived tinnitus loudness and pitch. The Danish translation of the THI and its subscales showed good internal consistency reliabilities (c = 0.93 to alpha = 0.74) comparable to those of the original version. High to moderate correlations were observed between THI and psychological distress, tinnitus symptom ratings, neuroticism and maladaptive tinnitus coping. A confirmatory factor analysis failed to validate the three subscales of THI, and high intercorrelations found between the subscales question whether they represent three distinct factors. The results suggest that the Danish THI-Total scale may be a reliable and valid measure of general tinnitus related distress that can be used in a clinical setting to quantify the impact of tinnitus on daily living. read more

Scandinavian audiology

Facial photo rejuvenation using two different intense pulsed light (IPL) wavelength bands.


Intense pulsed light (IPL) systems are increasingly used for treatment of photo damaged skin. In the present study, we investigated the clinical efficacy and safety of two different wavelength bands generated by the same IPL device. read more

Lasers in surgery and medicine

Fluorescence detection and diagnosis of non-melanoma skin cancer at an early stage.

Feb, 2009

The occurrence of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), including actinic keratosis (AK) is increasing all over the world. The detection and diagnosis of NMSC is not optimal in clinical practice. Complementary methods for detection and accurate demarcation of NMSC at an early stage are needed in order to limit the damage caused by tumours. read more

Lasers in surgery and medicine
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