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    • Comparison of inflammatory markers in induced and spontaneous sputum in a cohort of COPD patients 

      Tangedal, Solveig; Aanerud, Marianne; Persson, Louise Jeanette Pauline; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Bakke, Per S.; Eagan, Tomas Mikal (BioMed Central, 2014-11-15)
      Background: Sputum induction is a non-invasive method for obtaining measurements of inflammation in the airways. Whether spontaneously sampled sputum can be a valid surrogate is unknown. The aim of this study was to compare ...
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    • Genetic susceptibility for chronic bronchitis in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Lee, Jin Hwa; Cho, Michael H.; Hersh, Craig P; McDonald, Merry-Lynn N.; Crapo, James D.; Bakke, Per S.; Gulsvik, Amund; Comellas, Alejandro P; Wendt, Christine H; Lomas, David A; Kim, Victor; Silverman, Edwin K (BioMed Central, 2014-09-21)
      Background: Chronic bronchitis (CB) is one of the classic phenotypes of COPD. The aims of our study were to investigate genetic variants associated with COPD subjects with CB relative to smokers with normal spirometry, and ...
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    • Is sense of coherence a predictor of lifestyle changes in subjects at risk for type 2 diabetes? 

      Nilsen, Vegard; Bakke, Per S.; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Gallefoss, Frode (Elsevier, 2015-02)
      Objective: To determine whether the sense of coherence (SOC) could predict the outcome of an 18-month lifestyle intervention program for subjects at risk of type 2 diabetes. Methods: Subjects at high risk of type 2 ...
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    • Vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, and longitudinal outcomes in COPD 

      Persson, Louise Jeanette Pauline; Aanerud, Marianne; Hiemstra, Pieter Sicco; Michelsen, Annika; Ueland, Thor; Hardie, Jon Andrew; Aukrust, Pål; Bakke, Per S.; Eagan, Tomas Mikal (PLOS, 2015-03-24)
      Background: Associations between Vitamin D3 [25(OH)D], vitamin D binding protein (VDBP) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are previously reported. We aimed to further investigate these associations on ...
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