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    • S100A16 promotes differentiation and contributes to a less aggressive tumor phenotype in oral squamous cell carcinoma 

      Sapkota, Dipak; Bruland, Ove; Parajuli, Himalaya; Osman, Tarig Al-Hadi; Teh, Muy-Teck; Johannessen, Anne Christine; Costea, Daniela Elena (BioMed Central, 2015-09-09)
      Background: Altered expression of S100A16 has been reported in human cancers, but its biological role in tumorigenesis is not fully understood. This study aimed to investigate the clinical significance and functional role ...
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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 ...
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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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    • Long-term follow-up and survivorship after completing systematic surveillance in stage I–III colorectal cancer: who is still at risk? 

      Veen, Torhild; Stormark, Kjartan; Nedrebø, Bjørn Steinar Olden; Berg, Marianne; Søreide, Jon Arne; Kørner, Hartwig; Søreide, Kjetil (Springer, 2015-09)
      Purpose: In patients with a high life expectancy at the time of surgery for colorectal cancer (CRC), the long-term outcome may be influenced by factors other than their cancer. We aimed to investigate the long-term outcome ...
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    • The Role of Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome with special reference to Gut Neuroendocrine System 

      Mazzawi, Tarek (The University of Bergen, 2015-08-28)
      Background: The majority of the patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) believe that diet triggers their symptoms, which affect the quality of their lives. The pathophysiology of IBS is not exactly known, however, ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Developing a novel femoral stem in hip arthroplasty. An innovation process using a weight-bearing animal model 

      Harboe, Knut (The University of Bergen, 2015-08-20)
      Introduction: To address the growing incidence of hip replacement revision, this project aimed to find a stem that would fulfil three criteria. First, solid osteointegration and long survival of the implant. Second, ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • 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 ...
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    • Urinary proteomics in chronic kidney disease: diagnosis and risk of progression beyond albuminuria 

      Øvrehus, Marius Altern; Zürbig, Petra; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Hallan, Stein (BioMed Central, 2015-08-07)
      Background: The contrast between a high prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the low incidence of end-stage renal disease highlights the need for new biomarkers of progression beyond albuminuria testing. Urinary ...
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    • Airway management by physician-staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Services – a prospective, multicentre, observational study of 2,327 patients 

      Sunde, Geir Arne; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Lockey, David; Burns, Brian; Sandberg, Mårten; Fredriksen, Knut; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Soti, Akos; Lyon, Richard; Jäntti, Helena; Kämäräinen, Antti; Reid, Bjørn Ole; Silfvast, Tom; Harm, Falko; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (BioMed Central, 2015-08-07)
      Background. Despite numerous studies on prehospital airway management, results are difficult to compare due to inconsistent or heterogeneous data. The objective of this study was to assess advanced airway management from ...
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    • Fingolimod does not enhance cerebellar remyelination in the cuprizone model 

      Alme, Maria Nordheim; Nystad, Agnes Elisabeth; Bø, Lars; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Vedeler, Christian A.; Wergeland, Stig; Torkildsen, Øivind (Elsevier, 2015-08)
      Fingolimod (FTY720) is approved for treatment of relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis. In vitro studies have found that fingolimod stimulates remyelination in cerebellar slices, but in vivo animal studies have not detected ...
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    • Failure of aseptic revision total knee arthroplasties: 145 Revision failures from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, 1994-2011 

      Leta, Tesfaye Hordofa; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Skredderstuen, Arne Kr; Hallan, Geir; Furnes, Ove (Taylor & Francis, 2015-07-30)
      Background and purpose — In Norway, the proportion of revision knee arthroplasties increased from 6.9% in 1994 to 8.5% in 2011. However, there is limited information on the epidemiology and causes of subsequent failure ...
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    • Improved survival for anatomic total shoulder prostheses: Results of 4,173 shoulder arthroplasties reported to the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register from 1994 through 2012 

      Fevang, Bjørg-Tilde; Nystad, Tone Wikene; Skredderstuen, Arne Kr; Furnes, Ove; Havelin, Leif Ivar (Taylor & Francis, 2015-07-30)
      Background and purpose — Previously, implant survival of total shoulder prostheses was reported to be inferior to that of hemiprostheses. However, the use of total prostheses has increased in Norway due to reported ...
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    • Stroke volume variation to guide fluid therapy: is it suitable for high-risk surgical patients? A terminated randomized controlled trial 

      Jammer, Ib; Ulvik, Atle; Tuovila, Marie (BioMed Central, 2015-07-22)
      Background: Perioperative goal-directed fluid therapy (GDFT) may improve outcome after high-risk surgery. Minimal invasive measurement of stroke volume variation (SVV) has been recommended to guide fluid therapy. We intended ...
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    • 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 ...
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    • A pragmatic approach to sonothrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke: The Norwegian randomised controlled sonothrombolysis in acute stroke study (NOR-SASS) 

      Nacu, Aliona; Kvistad, Christopher Elnan; Logallo, Nicola; Næss, Halvor; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike; Aamodt, Anne Hege; Solhoff, Ragnar; Lund, Christian; Tobro, Håkon; Rønning, Ole Morten; Salvesen, Rolf; Idicula, Titto; Thomassen, Lars (BioMed Central, 2015-07-11)
      Background: Ultrasound accelerates thrombolysis with tPA (sonothrombolysis). Ultrasound in the absence of tPA also accelerates clot break-up (sonolysis). Adding intravenous gaseous microbubbles may potentiate the effect ...
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    • F18-FDG-PET for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer: a systematic meta-analysis 

      Haslerud, Torjan Magne; Brauckhoff, Katrin; Reisæter, Lars Anders Rokne; Lein, Regina Küfner; Heinecke, A.; Varhaug, Jan Erik; Biermann, Martin (SAGE, 2015-07-09)
      Background Positron emission tomography (PET) with fluor-18-deoxy-glucose (FDG) is widely used for diagnosing recurrent or metastatic disease in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Purpose To assess the ...
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    • Risk factors, complications and survival after upper abdominal surgery: A prospective cohort study 

      Aahlin, Eirik Kjus; Tranø, Geir; Johns, Neil; Horn, Arild; Søreide, Jon Arne; Fearon, Kenneth Christopher H.; Revhaug, Arthur; Lassen, Kristoffer (BioMed Central, 2015-07-07)
      Background: Preoperative weight loss and abnormal serum-albumin have traditionally been associated with reduced survival. More recently, a correlation between postoperative complications and reduced long-term survival has ...
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    • IGHV gene usage and mutational status in follicular lymphoma: Correlations with prognosis and patient age 

      Berget, Ellen; Molven, Anders; Løkeland, Turid; Helgeland, Lars; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten (Elsevier, 2015-07)
      Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a heterogeneous disease with some patients developing progressively or transformed disease early, whereas others follow an indolent clinical course. We evaluated the prognostic value of ...
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    • Photopic full-field electroretinography and optical coherence tomography in type 1 diabetic retinopathy 

      Jansson, Ragnhild Wivestad; Ræder, Maria B; Krohn, Jørgen Gitlesen (Springer, 2015-07)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of photopic full-field electroretinography (ERG) and retinal thickness measurements by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in the assessment of ...
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    • Estradiol measurement in translational studies of breast cancer 

      Lønning, Per Eystein (Elsevier, 2015-07)
      Plasma estrogen measurement with use of radioimmunoassays has been instrumental in the development of aromatase inhibitors for endocrine therapy of postmenopausal breast cancer. However, due to low plasma estrogen ...
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