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Fetal splanchnic arteries. A longitudinal study and hemodynamic relations to common Doppler parameters
(The University of Bergen, 2008-05-30)
Although the arterial splanchnic circulation is known to be dynamic and of clinical interest during postnatal life, little is known about its prenatal development and function. We hypothesised that current ultrasound ...
Lipogenic effects of antipsychotic drugs in cultured cells and in rat
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-10)
The etiology of the serious psychiatric disorder schizophrenia is unknown. Epidemiological studies indicate a high heritability with a complex pattern of transmission. Moreover, structural and genetic findings indicate ...
Births in two different delivery units in the same clinic - A prospective study of healthy primiparous women
(BioMed Central, 2009-06-22)
Background: Earlier studies indicate that midwife-led birth settings are associated with modest benefits, including reduced medical interventions and increased maternal satisfaction. The generalizability of these studies ...
Labour onset and early labour. An exploration of first-time mothers’ and midwives’ experiences
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-28)
This dissertation is about how women experience waiting for the onset of labour, and how first-time mothers and midwives communicate during the early phases of labour. Most women in Norway give birth in public hospitals, ...
High prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6-year-old children in Finnmark County, North Norway
(WileyFoundation Acta Pædiatrica, 2012-06-07)
Aim:  The aim was to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6-year-old children in Finnmark, the northernmost county of Norway. Methods:  This is a survey of 1774 children born during 1999 and ...
Serum uri acid: neuroprotection in thrombolysis. The Bergen NORSTROKE study
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-25)
Background: A possible synergic role of serum uric acid (SUA) with thrombolytic therapies is controversial and needs further investigations. We therefore evaluated association of admission SUA with clinical improvement ...
Left ventricular systolic deformation in subclinical metabolic cardiomyopathies
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-21)
Cardiovascular disease is a significant contributor to morbidity and mortality in patients with inherited metabolic disorders or chronic kidney disease. Conventional echocardiography typically identifies cardiac involvement ...
Short-term outcome of 1,465 computer-navigated primary total knee replacements 2005–2008. A report from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-06)
Background and purpose: Improvement of positioning and alignment by the use of computer-assisted surgery (CAS) might improve longevity and function in total knee replacements, but there is little evidence. In this study, ...
Implementation of safety checklists in medicine. Not as simple as it sounds
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-19)
Background Adverse events are documented to affect more than one in 25 hospital patients. Medical mishaps and errors are rarely the result of incompetence, poor motivation or negligence but challenges on social and ...
Genetic Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-18)