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Admission C – reactive protein after acute ischemic stroke is associated with stroke severity and mortality: The 'Bergen stroke study'
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-28)
Background: There is growing evidence that inflammation plays an important role in atherogenesis. Previous studies show that C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory marker, is associated with stroke outcomes and future ...
Clock genes and biological rhythms. Effects of psychotropic drugs
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-16)
The sleep-wake cycle, lipid metabolism and hormone levels are examples of circadian rhythms, which are endogenously generated cycles that reach both maximum and minimum values once in the course of 24 hours. In ...
Cognitive function and health-related quality of life four years after cardiac arrest
Aim: Neuropsychological testing has uncovered cognitive impairment in cardiac arrest survivors with good neurologic outcome according to the cerebral performance categories. We investigated cognitive function and health-related ...
Brain MRI changes in Parkinson’s disease A cross sectional study
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11-09)
Background: Cognitive impairment is common even in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease (PD), and characteristically involves executive and visuospatial functions with deficits also in the memory domain. There is an ...
Association between visceral, cardiac and sensorimotor polyneuropathies in diabetes mellitus
Aims: Gastrointestinal complaints are common in diabetes mellitus. However, its association to peripheral sensorimotor and autonomic neuropathies is not well investigated. The aim was to assess skin, muscle, bone and ...
Paraneoplastic CDR2 and CDR2L antibodies affect Purkinje cell calcium homeostasis
Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is characterized by loss of Purkinje cells (PCs) associated with progressive pancerebellar dysfunction in the presence of onconeural Yo antibodies. These antibodies recognize ...
Economic aspects of Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-13)
Background: Next to Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most neurodegenerative disease. As the population structure in the industrialized and industrializing countries is changing, an increasing ...
Computer Navigation in Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Effect on Outcome
(The University of Bergen, 2013-11-29)
Background: In total knee replacement surgery (TKR), the surgeon aims to align the implant according to the mechanical axis of the limb. Among knee surgeons the dominating belief is that good alignment reduces wear and ...
Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Aspects of Endometrial Stromal Sarcomas, Low Grade and Undifferentiated Endometrial Sarcoma
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-24)
Survival in Norwegian BRCA1 mutation carriers with breast cancer
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-14)
Several studies of survival in women with BRCA1 mutations have shown either reduced survival or no difference compared to controls. Programmes for early detection and treatment of inherited breast cancer, have failed to ...