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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 ...
Clinical Disease Progression in Parkinson’s Disease
(The University of Bergen, 2006-10-06)
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 ...
Stroke volume variation to guide fluid therapy: is it suitable for high-risk surgical patients? A terminated randomized controlled trial
(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 ...
Developing a rodent model for antipsychotic-induced metabolic adverse effects
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-20)
Antipsychotic agents represent efficient therapy for serious psychiatric disorders, particularly schizophrenia, but also bipolar disorder, and are used by millions of patients worldwide. Metabolic adverse effects of ...
Proton pump inhibitors in acid-related diseases. Issues in diagnosis, treatment and outcome
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-18)
Acid-related disease (ARD) is a term used to describe a range of conditions in which acid is involved in the generation of symptoms and/or complications. Two of the most common ARDs are gastro-esophageal reflux disease ...
Endometrial carcinoma; can biomarkers aid in the prediction of aggressive disease? A study with focus on preoperative tumour markers
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-04)
Background: Although endometrial cancer in general has a good prognosis, 15-20% recurs. Surgery is the main treatment with lymph node sampling increasingly advocated as compulsory for adequate staging. In metastatic ...
Overweight and obesity in Norwegian children. Trends, current prevalence, effect of socio-demographic factors and parental perception
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-22)
Background: The prevalence of paediatric overweight and obesity has shown a rapid increase in most parts of the world during the last decades. Estimates of prevalence of overweight and obesity in Norwegian children have ...
Structural brain MRI and cognition in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-12)
Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common progressive neurodegenerative disorder mainly affecting the elderly. Previously regarded a pure motor disease, PD is now considered a multisystem brain disease with various ...
Larynx in exercising humans. The unexplored bottleneck of the airways
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)