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Implementation of safety checklists in medicine. Not as simple as it sounds
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-19)
Background Adverse events are documented to affect more than one in 25 hospital patients. Medical mishaps and errors are rarely the result of incompetence, poor motivation or negligence but challenges on social and ...
Cancer Stem Cell-Related Markers in Normal and Neoplastic Oral Mucosa. A study on human samples and experimental models
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-04)
The existence of cancer stem cells (CSCs) in solid cancers is still a controversial issue. Several markers were successfully used to enrich for cells with stem cell-like properties in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). ...
Increased chromogranin A cell density in the large intestine of patients with irritable bowel syndrome after receiving dietary guidance
The large intestine contains five types of endocrine cells that regulate its functions by sensing its luminal contents and releasing specific hormones. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a common marker for the gastrointestinal ...
Epidemiological aspects of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries. A population-based study in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-16)
Aims: Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) are serious complications of vaginal childbirth and may result in severe consequences such as dyspareunia, anal- and urinary incontinence. In Norway and other Scandinavian ...
Larynx in exercising humans. The unexplored bottleneck of the airways
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)
Umbilical vein constriction at the abdominal wall An ultrasound study in low risk pregnancies
(The University of Bergen, 2005-05-18)
The umbilical vein is the only vessel supplying the fetus with blood supplying oxygen and nutrients from the placenta. Case reports indicate that the fetal end of the umbilical cord is susceptible to mechanical ...
Paraneoplastic CDR2 and CDR2L antibodies affect Purkinje cell calcium homeostasis
Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is characterized by loss of Purkinje cells (PCs) associated with progressive pancerebellar dysfunction in the presence of onconeural Yo antibodies. These antibodies recognize ...
Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Aspects of Endometrial Stromal Sarcomas, Low Grade and Undifferentiated Endometrial Sarcoma
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-24)
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 ...
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 ...