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    • Actigraphic assessment of motor activity in acutely admitted inpatients with bipolar disorder 

      Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Morken, Gunnar; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt (PLoS, 2014-02-20)
      Introduction: Mania is associated with increased activity, whereas psychomotor retardation is often found in bipolar depression. Actigraphy is a promising tool for monitoring phase shifts and changes following treatment ...
      Journal article
    • Actigraphic registration of motor activity reveals a more structured behavioural pattern in schizophrenia than in major depression 

      Berle, Jan Øystein; Hauge, Erik R.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Holsten, Fred; Fasmer, Ole Bernt (BioMed Central, 2010-05-27)
      Background: Disturbances in motor activity pattern are seen in both schizophrenia and depression. However, this activity has rarely been studied objectively. The purpose of the present study has been to study the complexity ...
      Journal article
    • Acute complications of spinal cord injuries 

      Hagen, Ellen Merete (Baishideng Publishing Group, 2015)
      The aim of this paper is to give an overview of acute complications of spinal cord injury (SCI). Along with motor and sensory deficits, instabilities of the cardiovascular, thermoregulatory and broncho-pulmonary system are ...
      Journal article
    • Acute effects of orexigenic antipsychotic drugs on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism in rat 

      Jassim, Goran; Skrede, Silje; Vázquez, María Jesús; Wergedahl, Hege; Vik-Mo, Audun O.; Lunder, Niclas; Diéguez, Carlos; Vidal-Puig, Antonio; Berge, Rolf Kristian; López, Miguel; Steen, Vidar Martin; Fernø, Johan (Springer, 2011-07-12)
      This study aims to investigate whether orexigenic antipsychotic drugs may induce dyslipidemia and glucose disturbances in female rats through direct perturbation of metabolically active peripheral tissues, independent of ...
      Journal article
    • Acute elevation of intra-abdominal pressure contributes to extravascular shift of fluid and proteins in an experimental porcine model 

      Elvevoll, Bjørg; Husby, Paul; Øvrebø, Kjell; Haugen, Oddbjørn (BioMed Central, 2014-10-20)
      Background: Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome contribute significantly to increased morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. This study describes pathophysiologic effects of the ...
      Journal article
    • ADCK3 mutations with epilepsy, stroke-like episodes and ataxia: a POLG mimic? 

      Hikmat, Omar; Tzoulis, Charalampos; Knappskog, Per; Johansson, Stefan; Boman, Helge; Sztromwasser, Pawel Szymon; Lien, Espen; Brodtkorb, Eylert; Ghezzi, Daniele; Bindoff, Laurence (Wiley, 2016-07)
      Background and purpose: Defects of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) metabolism cause a variety of disorders ranging from isolated myopathy to multisystem involvement. ADCK3 is one of several genes associated with CoQ10 deficiency that ...
      Journal article
    • Addition of eGFR and age improves the prognostic absolute renal risk-model in 1,134 norwegian patients with IgA nephropathy 

      Knoop, Thomas; Vågane, Ann Merethe; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Svarstad, Einar; Magnusdottir, Bergrun Tinna; Leh, Sabine Maria; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Bjørneklett, Rune (Karger, 2015-05)
      Background: Predicting outcome in individual patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is difficult but important. For this purpose, the absolute renal risk (ARR) model has been developed in a French cohort to calculate the ...
      Journal article
    • Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with asthma 

      Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Eagan, Tomas Mikal; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan (BioMed Central, 2011-08-07)
      Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly recognized as a common disorder not only in children, but also in the adult population. Similarly, asthma also has a substantial prevalence among ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with migraine headaches 

      Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan (Springer, 2011-03-11)
      Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now recognized as a common disorder both in child and adult psychiatry. Adult patients with a diagnosis of ADHD (n = 572) and community controls (n = 675) responded ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Adult pancreatic hemangioma in pregnancy – concerns and considerations of a rare case 

      Søreide, Jon Arne; Greve, Ole Jakob; Gudlaugsson, Einar (BioMed Central, 2015-10-30)
      Background: Pancreatic tumors in pregnancy are rare but clinically challenging. Careful diagnostic workup, including appropriate imaging examinations, should be performed to evaluate surgery indications and timing . In ...
      Journal article
    • Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy study 

      Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Ersland, Lars; Plessen, Kerstin von; Haavik, Jan; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Specht, Karsten (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2011-11-23)
      Background: Impaired cognitive control in individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be related to a prefrontal cortical glutamatergic deficit. We assessed the glutamate level in the left and the ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Age dependency of ischaemic stroke subtypes and vascular risk factors in western Norway: The Bergen Norwegian Stroke Cooperation Study 

      Nacu, Aliona; Fromm, Annette; Sand, Kristin Modalsli; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike; Thomassen, Lars; Næss, Halvor (Wiley, 2016-03)
      Objectives: Age dependency of acute ischaemic stroke aetiology and vascular risk factors have not been adequately evaluated in stroke patients in Norway. Aims of this study were to evaluate how stroke subtypes and ...
      Journal article
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • Alpha-tocopherol and MRI outcomes in multiple sclerosis - association and prediction 

      Løken-Amsrud, Kristin Ingeleiv; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Beiske, Antonie Giæver; Bjerve, Kristian S; Bjørnarå, Bård T.; Hovdal, Harald Olav; Lilleås, Finn; Midgard, Rune; Pedersen, Tom; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Torkildsen, Øivind; Wergeland, Stig; Holmøy, Trygve (PLOS, 2013-01-22)
      Objective: Alpha-tocopherol is the main vitamin E compound in humans, and has important antioxidative and immunomodulatory properties. The aim of this study was to study alpha-tocopherol concentrations and their relationship ...
      Journal article
    • Alterations of the retinoblastoma gene in metastatic breast cancer 

      Berge, Elisabet Ognedal; Knappskog, Stian; Lillehaug, Johan; Lønning, Per Eystein (Springer, 2011-01-21)
      Germline mutations affecting the retinoblastoma gene (RB1) predispose to inherited retinoblastomas but also other malignancies, including breast cancer. While somatic RB1 mutations have been detected in different malignancies, ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Amelioration of Severe TNBS Induced Colitis by Novel AP-1 and NF-κB Inhibitors in Rats 

      El-Salhy, Magdy; Umezawa, Kazuo; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hatlebakk, Jan G; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Hausken, Trygve (Hindawi, 2014-01-30)
      AP-1 and NF-κB inhibitors, namely, DTCM-G and DHMEQ, were investigated in male Wistar rats with severe colitis, induced by TNBS. The animals were randomized into 3 groups. The control group received 0.5 mL of 0.5% of the ...
      Journal article
    • ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis. Prognostic factors and outcome in a Norwegian cohort 

      Sriskandarajah, Sanjeevan (The University of Bergen, 2018-02-16)
      Objective. The objective of this dissertation is to (I) explore the temporal survival and identify prognostic factors in patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis with renal affection, ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Animal Laboratory Training Improves Lung Ultrasound Proficiency and Speed 

      Oveland, Nils Petter; Lossius, Hans Morten; Aagaard, Rasmus; Connolly, Jim; Sloth, Erik; Knudsen, Lars (Elsevier, 2013-09)
      Background: Although lung ultrasound (US) is accurate in diagnosing pneumothorax (PTX), the training requirements and methods necessary to perform US examinations must be defined. Objective: Our aim was to test whether ...
      Journal article
    • Answer to comment on "sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs: a blinded controlled polysomnographic study" 

      Engstrøm, Morten; Hagen, Knut; Bjørk, Marte Helene; Sand, Trond (BioMed Central, 2013-07-01)
      We discuss the comments on our article “Sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs. A blinded controlled polysomnographic study” published in JHP 2013 Feb 14;14(1):12. We hypothesize that migraineurs ...
      Journal article
    • Anti-depressive effectiveness of olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone and ziprasidone: a pragmatic, randomized trial 

      Kjelby, Eirik; Jørgensen, Hugo A.; Kroken, Rune A.; Løberg, Else-Marie; Johnsen, Erik (BioMed Central, 2011-08-31)
      Background: Efficacy studies indicate anti-depressive effects of at least some second generation antipsychotics (SGAs). The Bergen Psychosis Project (BPP) is a 24-month, pragmatic, industry-independent, randomized, ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article