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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 ...
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)
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 ...
Genetic associations in myasthenia gravis. Implications for pathogenesis
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-11)
Genome-wide transcription analysis of histidine-related cataract in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L)
(Molecular Vision, 2009-07-09)
Purpose: Elevated levels of dietary histidine have previously been shown to prevent or mitigate cataract formation in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L). The aim of this study was to shed light on the mechanisms by ...
Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey
(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 ...