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Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Aspects of Endometrial Stromal Sarcomas, Low Grade and Undifferentiated Endometrial Sarcoma
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-24)
Neuroborreliosis in children: Epidemiological and clinical aspects
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-08)
Background: Lyme borreliosis (LB) caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bbsl) is the most common tick transmitted infection in Europe. LB is a multi systemic infection that develops when the bacteria ...
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 ...
Functional level after Traumatic Brain Injury
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-03)
Objectives: The objectives of the thesis were to describe the functional level (papers I and II) and self awareness of functional deficits (paper III) after moderate and severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and to ...
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 ...
Chronic fatigue syndrome. Health and impairment, treatment and prognosis
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-06)
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been known as “neurasthenia” for more than hundred years and is today often called ME (myalgic encephalopathy), CFS/ME. The illness is characterized by excessive, prolonged and disabling ...
Urinary iodine concentration and iodine intake in pregnant Norwegian women. Results from the “Little in Norway” Study (LiN)
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
Background Iodine is an essential nutrient for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. Inadequate iodine intake is especially critical during pregnancy, lactation and early childhood. Iodine deficiency early in life impairs the ...
Plasma Retinol and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the BECAC Population
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
Background: Observational studies have suggested a possible link between vitamin A and cardiovascular disease mortality risk. However, randomized supplementation trials have failed to show improvement in survival. There ...
Prognostic value of bone marrow involvement by clonal immunoglobulin gene rearrangements in follicular lymphoma
Aims: We aimed to evaluate the prognostic value of routine use of PCR amplification of immunoglobulin gene rearrangements in bone marrow (BM) staging in patients with follicular lymphoma (FL). Methods: Clonal rearrangements ...