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    • F18-FDG-PET for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer: a systematic meta-analysis 

      Haslerud, Torjan Magne; Brauckhoff, Katrin; Reisæter, Lars Anders Rokne; Lein, Regina Küfner; Heinecke, A.; Varhaug, Jan Erik; Biermann, Martin (SAGE, 2015-07-09)
      Background Positron emission tomography (PET) with fluor-18-deoxy-glucose (FDG) is widely used for diagnosing recurrent or metastatic disease in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Purpose To assess the ...
      Journal article
    • Factors predicting the use of therapeutic hypothermia and survival in unconscious out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients admitted to the ICU 

      Lindner, Thomas Werner; Langørgen, Jørund; Sunde, Kjetil; Larsen, Alf Inge; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Drægni, Tomas; Søreide, Eldar (BioMed Central, 2013-07-23)
      Introduction: Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) was adopted early in Norway. Since 2004 the general recommendation has been to cool all unconscious OHCA patients treated in the intensive ...
      Journal article
    • Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey 

      Hestvik, Elin; Tumwine, James K.; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Grahnquist, Lena; Ndeezi, Grace; Kaddu-Mulindwa, Deogratias H.; Aksnes, Lage; Olafsdottir, Edda (BioMed Central, 2011-02-02)
      Background: Calprotectin is a calcium and zinc binding protein, abundant in neutrophils and is extremely stable in faeces. Faecal calprotectin is used as a non-specific marker for gastrointestinal inflammation. It has a ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Failure of aseptic revision total knee arthroplasties: 145 Revision failures from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, 1994-2011 

      Leta, Tesfaye Hordofa; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Skredderstuen, Arne Kr; Hallan, Geir; Furnes, Ove (Taylor & Francis, 2015-07-30)
      Background and purpose — In Norway, the proportion of revision knee arthroplasties increased from 6.9% in 1994 to 8.5% in 2011. However, there is limited information on the epidemiology and causes of subsequent failure ...
      Journal article
    • Failure rate of cemented and uncemented total hip replacements: register study of combined Nordic database of four nations 

      Mäkelä, Keijo T.; Matilainen, Markus; Pulkkinen, Pekka; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Engesæter, Lars B.; Furnes, Ove; Pedersen, Alma B; Overgaard, Søren; Kärrholm, Johan; Malchau, Henrik; Garellick, Göran; Ranstam, Jonas; Eskelinen, Antti (BMJ, 2014)
      Objective: To assess the failure rate of cemented, uncemented, hybrid, and reverse hybrid total hip replacements in patients aged 55 years or older. Design: Register study. Setting: Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association ...
      Journal article
    • Fatal injury as a function of rurality - a tale of two Norwegian counties 

      Bakke, Håkon Kvåle; Hansen, Ingrid Schrøder; Bendixen, Anette Bakkane; Morild, Inge; Lilleng, Peer Kåre; Wisborg, Torben (BioMed Central, 2013-03-02)
      Background: Many studies indicate rural location as a separate risk for dying from injuries. For decades, Finnmark, the northernmost and most rural county in Norway, has topped the injury mortality statistics in Norway. ...
      Journal article
    • Fatigue and quality of life in women treated for various types of gynaecological cancers: a cross-sectional study 

      Sekse, Ragnhild Johanne Tveit; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Vika, Margrethe Elin (The University of Bergen, 2014-07-12)
      Aims and objectives To examine the prevalence of cancer-related fatigue in women treated for various types of gynaecological cancers and, for these cancers, to assess fatigue in relation to distress, health-related quality ...
      Journal article
    • Fetal Liver Blood Flow Distribution: Role in Human Developmental Strategy to Prioritize Fat Deposition versus Brain Development 

      Godfrey, Keith M.; Haugen, Guttorm; Kiserud, Torvid; Inskip, Hazel M.; Cooper, Cyrus; The Southampton Women's Survey Study Group (Public Library of Science, 2012-08-22)
      Among primates, human neonates have the largest brains but also the highest proportion of body fat. If placental nutrient supply is limited, the fetus faces a dilemma: should resources be allocated to brain growth, or to ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Fine mapping of genetic susceptibility loci for melanoma reveals a mixture of single variant and multiple variant regions 

      Barrett, Jennifer H.; Taylor, John C.; Bright, C; Harland, Mark; Dunning, Alison M; Akslen, Lars A.; Andresen, Per Arne; Avril, Marie-Francoise; Azizi, Esther; Scarra, Giovanna Bianchi; Brossard, Myriam; Brown, Kevin M.; Debniak, Tadeusz; Elder, David E.; Friedman, Eitan; Ghiorzo, Paola; Gillanders, Elizabeth M.; Gruis, Nelleke A.; Hansson, Johan; Helsing, Per; Hočevar, Marko; Höiom, Veronica; Ingvar, Christian; Landi, Maria Teresa; Lang, Julie L.; Lathrop, G. Mark; Lubinski, Jan; Mackie, Rona M.; Molven, Anders; Novakovic, Srdjan; Olsson, Håkan; Puig, Susana; Puig-Butille, Joan Anton; van der Stoep, Nienke; van Doorn, Remco; van Workum, Wilberg; Goldstein, Alisa M.; Kanetsky, Peter A.; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Demenais, Florence; Hayward, Nicholas K.; Bishop, Julia A. Newton; Bishop, D. Timothy; Iles, Mark M. (Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of UICC, 2015-08-14)
      At least 17 genomic regions are established as harboring melanoma susceptibility variants, in most instances with genome-wide levels of significance and replication in independent samples. Based on genome-wide single ...
      Journal article
    • Fingolimod does not enhance cerebellar remyelination in the cuprizone model 

      Alme, Maria Nordheim; Nystad, Agnes Elisabeth; Bø, Lars; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Vedeler, Christian A.; Wergeland, Stig; Torkildsen, Øivind (Elsevier, 2015-08)
      Fingolimod (FTY720) is approved for treatment of relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis. In vitro studies have found that fingolimod stimulates remyelination in cerebellar slices, but in vivo animal studies have not detected ...
      Journal article
    • Functional imaging to promote individualized and targeted therapy in endometrial cancer 

      Husby, Jenny Hild Aase (The University of Bergen, 2016-02-05)
      Background: Endometrial carcinoma is the most common pelvic malignancy in the Western world and the incidence is increasing. Endometrial carcinomas are surgically staged according to FIGO 2009 criteria, and the lack of ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Functional level after Traumatic Brain Injury 

      Sandhaug, Maria (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 ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Functional Level During the First Year After Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Course and Predictors of Outcome 

      Sandhaug, Maria; Andelic, Nada; Berntsen, Svein A.; Seiler, Stephen; Mygland, Åse (Elmer Press, 2011-06)
      Background: The objective of this study was to describe the functional level during the first year after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), and to evaluate the predictive impact of pre-injury and injury-related ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Functional MRI, structural MRI and school performance in extremely preterm/extremely low birth weight children 

      Griffiths, Silja Torvik (The University of Bergen, 2013-11-22)
      Purpose: Numbers of extremely preterm (EPT) children who survive is steadily increasing, and the majority of these children are in need of help at school. The purpose of this regional, clinical controlled cohort study ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Gastric diverticulum and halitosis - A case for surgery? 

      Muis, Marius Osaland; Leitao, Kristian Øgreid; Havnen, Jorunn; Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Søreide, Jon Arne (Elsevier, 2014-05-09)
      INTRODUCTION Gastric diverticulum is a rare and frequently asymptomatic condition. Symptoms include vague pain, fullness, dyspepsia, vomiting, hemorrhage and perforation. Occasionally, the patient can present with belching ...
      Journal article
    • Gene expression in the rat brain: High similarity but unique differences between frontomedial-, temporal- and occipital cortex 

      Stansberg, Christine; Ersland, Kari Merete; Valk, Paul van der; Steen, Vidar Martin (BioMed Central, 2011-01-26)
      Background: The six-layered neocortex of the mammalian brain may appear largely homologous, but is in reality a modular structure of anatomically and functionally distinct areas. However, global gene expression seems to ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Gene expression profiles in rat brain disclose CNS signature genes and regional patterns of functional specialisation 

      Stansberg, Christine; Vik-Mo, Audun O.; Holdhus, Rita; Breilid, Harald; Srebro, Boleslaw; Petersen, Kjell; Jørgensen, Hugo A.; Jonassen, Inge; Steen, Vidar Martin (BioMed Central, 2007-04-04)
      Background: The mammalian brain is divided into distinct regions with structural and neurophysiological differences. As a result, gene expression is likely to vary between regions in relation to their cellular composition ...
      Journal article
    • General practitioners' opinions on how to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care. Interviews with one hundred Norwegian general practitioners 

      Mykletun, Arnstein; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Tangen, Tone; Øverland, Simon Nygaard (BioMed Central, 2010-02-09)
      Background Improvements in treatment of mental disorders are repeatedly called for. General practitioners (GPs) are responsible for the majority of treatment of mental disorders. Consequently, we interviewed GPs about ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Genetic and hypoxic alterations of the microRNA-210-ISCU1/2 axis promote iron-sulfur deficiency and pulmonary hypertension 

      White, Kevin; Lu, Yu; Annis, Sofia; Hale, Andrew E.; Chau, B. Nelson; Dahlman, James E.; Hemann, Craig; Opotowsky, Alexander R.; Vargas, Sara O.; Rosas, Ivan; Perrella, Mark A.; Osorio, Juan C.; Haley, Kathleen J.; Graham, Brian B.; Kumar, Rahul; Saggar, Rajan; Saggar, Rajeev; Wallace, W. Dean; Ross, David J.; Khan, Omar F.; Bader, Andrew; Gochuico, Bernadette R.; Matar, Majed; Polach, Kevin; Johannessen, Nicolai; Prosser, Haydn M.; Anderson, Daniel G.; Langer, Robert; Zweier, Jay L.; Bindoff, Laurence; Systrom, David; Waxman, Aaron B.; Jin, Richard C.; Chan, Stephen Y. (EMBO Press, 2015)
      Iron–sulfur (Fe‐S) clusters are essential for mitochondrial metabolism, but their regulation in pulmonary hypertension (PH) remains enigmatic. We demonstrate that alterations of the miR‐210‐ISCU1/2 axis cause Fe‐S deficiencies ...
      Journal article
    • Genetic associations in myasthenia gravis. Implications for pathogenesis 

      Alseth, Espen Homleid (The University of Bergen, 2010-11-11)
      Doctoral thesis