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Data quality and practical challenges of thyroid volume assessment by ultrasound under field conditions - observer errors may affect prevalence estimates of goitre Henjum, Sigrun; Strand, Tor A.; Torheim, Liv E.; Oshaug, Arne; Parr, Christine L. (BioMed Central, 2010-12-14)Background The ultrasonographic estimation of thyroid size has been advocated as being more precise than palpation to diagnose goitre. However, ultrasound also requires technical proficiency. This study was conducted among ...Peer reviewedJournal article
The prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency is more common in breastfed infants than their mothers in Bhaktapur, Nepal Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Henjum, Sigrun; Ulak, Manjeswori; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Shrestha, Prakash Sunder; Locks, Lindsey; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Strand, Tor A (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)Background/Objectives: Iron deficiency anemia is a widespread public health problem, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Maternal iron status around and during pregnancy may influence infant iron status. We ...Journal article