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  • A transneuronal analysis of the olivocochlear and the middle ear muscle reflex pathways 

    Mukerji, Sudeep (The University of Bergen, 2016-04-29)
    Backgroun. In the auditory brainstem of mammals, there are two main descending reflex systems to the auditory system; The middle ear muscle reflex and the olivocochlear reflex. The two middle ear muscles participating in ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • The Norwegian preeclampsia family cohort study: a new resource for investigating genetic aspects and heritability of preeclampsia and related phenotypes 

    Roten, Linda T; Thomsen, Liv C V; Gundersen, Astrid S; Fenstad, Mona H; Odland, Maria L; Strand, Kristin M; Solberg, Per; Tappert, Christian; Araya, Elisabeth; Bærheim, Gunhild; Lyslo, Ingvill; Tollaksen, Kjersti; Bjørge, Line; Austgulen, Rigmor (BioMed Central, 2015-12-01)
    Background. Preeclampsia is a major pregnancy complication without curative treatment available. A Norwegian Preeclampsia Family Cohort was established to provide a new resource for genetic and molecular studies aiming to ...
    Journal article
  • Role of integrin a11 in oral carcinogenesis. In vitro and in vivo studies 

    Parajuli, Himalaya (The University of Bergen, 2016-04-29)
    Cancer research has provided evidence for several advanced and better ways of treatment, helping the community for a better living. Nevertheless, for head and neck cancer there is still a long way to go for achieving an ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • The serum level of C-reactive protein (CRP) is associated with cognitive performance in acute phase psychosis 

    Johnsen, Erik; Fathian, Farivar; Kroken, Rune A; Steen, Vidar M; Jørgensen, Hugo A; Gjestad, Rolf; Løberg, Else-Marie (BioMed Central, 2016-03-14)
    Background Inflammatory processes have been implicated in the etiology of schizophrenia and related psychoses, in which cognitive deficits represent core symptoms. The aim of the present study was to investigate possible ...
    Journal article
  • Global epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST): A systematic review of population-based cohort studies 

    Søreide, Kjetil; Sandvik, Oddvar Mathias; Søreide, Jon Arne; Giljaca, Vanja; Jureckova, Andrea; Bulusu, V. Ramesh (Elsevier, 2015-02)
    Background: Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are rare, yet the most common mesenchymal tumour within the digestive tract. Lack of diagnostic criteria and no specific code in the ICD system has prevented epidemiological ...
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  • A 60-year follow-up of the incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Hordaland County, Western Norway 

    Grytten, Nina; Aarseth, Jan Harald; Lunde, Hanne Marie; Myhr, Kjell-Morten (BMJ, 2015-01-14)
    Objective: Investigate the incidence of multiple sclerosis during 1953–2013 and estimate the prevalence rate of MS on 1 January 2003 and 2013 in Hordaland County, Western Norway. Methods: All patients with onset ...
    Journal article
  • Percutaneous cholecystostomy in acutecholecystitis; a retrospective analysis of a largeseries of 104 patients 

    Viste, Asgaut; Jensen, Dag Kjartan; Angelsen, Jon-Helge; Hoem, Dag (BioMed Central, 2015-03-08)
    Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical course and possible benefit of a percutaneous cholecystostomy in patients with acute cholecystitis. Methods: Retrospective study of 104 patients with ...
    Journal article
  • Surgical treatment of shoulder instability in Norway. The Norwegian Shoulder Instability Register 

    Blomquist, Jesper (The University of Bergen, 2016-02-12)
    Shoulder dislocation affects approximately 1300 person per year in Norway. The dislocation is normally caused by a fall on the outstretched arm. Many of the patients develop chronic recurrent instability, where the shoulder ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Disease-modifying treatments for multiple sclerosis – a review of approved medications 

    Torkildsen, Øivind; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Bø, Lars (Wiley, 2015-11-13)
    Background and purpose: There is still no curative treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS), but during the last 20 years eight different disease-modifying compounds have been approved for relapsing remitting MS (RRMS). Methods: ...
    Journal article
  • Shoulder instability surgery in Norway. The first report from a multicenter register, with 1-year follow-up 

    Blomquist, Jesper (Taylor & Francis, 2011-11-23)
    Background and purpose. In January 2008, we established the Norwegian Register for Shoulder Instability Surgery. We report on the establishment, the baseline data, and the results at 1-year follow-up. Methods. Primary and ...
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  • The relation between celiac disease, nonceliac gluten sensitivity and irritable bowel syndrome 

    El-Salhy, Magdy; Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hausken, Trygve (Springer, 2015-09-07)
    Wheat products make a substantial contribution to the dietary intake of many people worldwide. Despite the many beneficial aspects of consuming wheat products, it is also responsible for several diseases such as celiac ...
    Journal article
  • The patient perspective: Quality of life in advanced heart failure with frequent hospitalisations 

    Nieminen, Markku S.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Fonseca, Cândida; Serrano, Jose Magaña; Parissis, John; Fedele, Francesco; Wikström, Gerhard; Agostoni, Piergiuseppe; Atar, Shaul; Baholli, Loant; Brito, Dulce; Colet, Josep Comin; Édes, István Ferenc; Gómez Mesa, Juan E.; Gorjup, Vojka; Garza, Eduardo Herrera; González Juanatey, José R.; Karanovic, Nenad; Karavidas, Apostolos; Katsytadze, Igor; Kivikko, Matti; Matskeplishvili, Simon; Merkely, Béla; Morandi, Fabrizio; Novoa, Angel; Oliva, Fabrizio; Ostadal, Petr; Pereira-Barretto, Antonio; Pollesello, Piero; Rudiger, Alain; Schwinger, Robert HG; Wieser, Manfred; Yavelov, Igor; Zymlinski, Robert (Elsevier, 2015-07-15)
    End of life is an unfortunate but inevitable phase of the heart failure patients' journey. It is often preceded by a stage in the progression of heart failure defined as advanced heart failure, and characterised by poor ...
    Journal article
  • Functional imaging to promote individualized and targeted therapy in endometrial cancer 

    Husby, Jenny Hild Aase (The University of Bergen, 2016-02-05)
    Background: Endometrial carcinoma is the most common pelvic malignancy in the Western world and the incidence is increasing. Endometrial carcinomas are surgically staged according to FIGO 2009 criteria, and the lack of ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Mammographic density and histopathologic characteristics of screen-detected tumors in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program 

    Moshina, Nataliia; Ursin, Giske; Hoff, Solveig Roth; Akslen, Lars A.; Roman, Marta; Sebuødegård, Sofie; Hofvind, Solveig (Sage, 2015-09-18)
    Background. High mammographic density might mask breast tumors, resulting in delayed diagnosis or missed cancers. Purpose. To investigate the association between mammographic density and histopathologic tumor characteristics ...
    Journal article
  • Correction: Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvement 

    Tveit, Julie VH; Saastad, Eli; Stray-Pedersen, Babill; Børdahl, Per E; Flenady, Vicki; Fretts, Ruth; Frøen, J Frederik (BioMed Central, 2010-09-02)
    We have performed a full cross-validation of this clinical Femina data collection against the routinely collected data of the Medical Birth Registry of Norway to validate the estimates of reduced mortality in the total ...
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  • Paraneoplastic syndrome-associated neuronal antibodies in adult ADHD 

    Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Hegvik, Tor-Arne; Eichler, Tilo Wolf; Haavik, Jan; Vedeler, Christian A. (Elsevier B.V., 2015-09-01)
    A high seroprevalence of Yo antibodies targeting cerebellar Purkinje cells was recently reported in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We investigated the presence of 8 paraneoplastic neurological ...
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  • Costs analysis and comparison of usefulness of acute MRI and 2 weeks of cast immobilization for clinically suspected scaphoid fractures 

    Bergh, Torbjørn Hiis; Steen, Knut; Lindau, Tommy; Soldal, Lars Atle; BERNARDSHAW, SOOSAIPILLAI; Lunde, Lene; Lie, Stein Atle; Brudvik, Christina (Taylor & Francis, 2014-11-18)
    Background and purpose — Fractures of the scaphoid are often not detected on initial plain radiographs. Conventional management of clinically suspected scaphoid fractures is cast immobilization for 2 weeks and then ...
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  • Long-range evolutionary constraints reveal cis-regulatory interactions on the human X chromosome 

    Naville, Magali; Ishibashi, Minaka; Ferg, Marco; Bengani, Hemant; Rinkwitz, Silke; Krecsmarik, Monika; Hawkins, Thomas A.; Wilson, Stephen W.; Manning, Elizabeth; Chilamakuri, Chandra Sekhar Reddy; Wilson, David I.; Louis, Alexandra; Raymond, F. Lucy; Rastegar, Sepand; Strähle, Uwe; Lenhard, Boris; Bally-Cuif, Laure; van Heyningen, Veronica; Fitzpatrick, David R.; Becker, Thomas S.; Crollius, Hugues Roest (Nature Publishing Group (NPG), 2015-04-24)
    Enhancers can regulate the transcription of genes over long genomic distances. This is thought to lead to selection against genomic rearrangements within such regions that may disrupt this functional linkage. Here we test ...
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  • The risk of revision in total knee arthroplasty is not affected by previous high tibial osteotomy 

    Badawy, Mona; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Indrekvam, Kari; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Furnes, Ove (Taylor & Francis, 2015-06-10)
    Background and purpose — Previous studies have found different outcomes after revision of knee arthroplasties performed after high tibial osteotomy (HTO). We evaluated the risk of revision of total knee arthroplasty with ...
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  • Fine mapping of genetic susceptibility loci for melanoma reveals a mixture of single variant and multiple variant regions 

    Barrett, Jennifer H.; Taylor, John C.; Bright, C; Harland, Mark; Dunning, Alison M; Akslen, Lars A.; Andresen, Per Arne; Avril, Marie-Francoise; Azizi, Esther; Scarra, Giovanna Bianchi; Brossard, Myriam; Brown, Kevin M.; Debniak, Tadeusz; Elder, David E.; Friedman, Eitan; Ghiorzo, Paola; Gillanders, Elizabeth M.; Gruis, Nelleke A.; Hansson, Johan; Helsing, Per; Hočevar, Marko; Höiom, Veronica; Ingvar, Christian; Landi, Maria Teresa; Lang, Julie L.; Lathrop, G. Mark; Lubinski, Jan; Mackie, Rona M.; Molven, Anders; Novakovic, Srdjan; Olsson, Håkan; Puig, Susana; Puig-Butille, Joan Anton; van der Stoep, Nienke; van Doorn, Remco; van Workum, Wilberg; Goldstein, Alisa M.; Kanetsky, Peter A.; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Demenais, Florence; Hayward, Nicholas K.; Bishop, Julia A. Newton; Bishop, D. Timothy; Iles, Mark M. (Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of UICC, 2015-08-14)
    At least 17 genomic regions are established as harboring melanoma susceptibility variants, in most instances with genome-wide levels of significance and replication in independent samples. Based on genome-wide single ...
    Journal article

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