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Developing a novel femoral stem in hip arthroplasty. An innovation process using a weight-bearing animal model
(The University of Bergen, 2015-08-20)
Introduction: To address the growing incidence of hip replacement revision, this project aimed to find a stem that would fulfil three criteria. First, solid osteointegration and long survival of the implant. Second, ...
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 ...
Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Aspects of Endometrial Stromal Sarcomas, Low Grade and Undifferentiated Endometrial Sarcoma
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-24)
Clock genes and biological rhythms. Effects of psychotropic drugs
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-16)
The sleep-wake cycle, lipid metabolism and hormone levels are examples of circadian rhythms, which are endogenously generated cycles that reach both maximum and minimum values once in the course of 24 hours. In ...
Brain MRI changes in Parkinson’s disease A cross sectional study
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11-09)
Background: Cognitive impairment is common even in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease (PD), and characteristically involves executive and visuospatial functions with deficits also in the memory domain. There is an ...
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 ...
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 ...
Colorectal Cancer in Norway. National Treatment Guidelines and Outcomes
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-05)
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 ...