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Temporary Prosthetic Shunt to Permanent Aortic Prosthesis in a Patient with an Infected Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm to Shorten Ischemia Time
(Bentham Open, 2010)
High operative mortality of infected thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (ITAA) is partly attributable to ischemic injury during aortic clamping. We report a 62-year-old man with biliary cirrhosis, who developed a ...
Infection after primary hip arthroplasty. Epidemiology, time trends and risk factors in data from national health registers. The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-08)
Every year, more than 10,000 Norwegians undergo hip replacement (7,360 THAs and 3,214 HAs in 2011). This may be due to osteoarthritis (OA), inflammatory joint disease, fractures, fracture sequelae, aseptic femoral head ...
Esophageal perforation: Diagnostic work-up and clinical decision-making in the first 24 hours
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-30)
Abstract Esophageal perforation is a rare and potentially life-threatening condition. Early clinical suspicion and imaging is important for case management to achieve a good outcome. However, recent studies continue to ...
Bakers’ rhinitis : diagnostic criteria, flour dust exposure, mucosal inflammation, IgE sensitization, and relation to lower airways
(The University of Bergen, 2008-01-16)
This thesis is the results of a cross-sectional epidemiological study undertaken in the period from March 2000 to January 2002 on bakery workers in 6 bakeries in Bergen, Norway. The aims were to study the consequences ...
Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction. Diagnostic procedures and therapy
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-08)
Introduction: Exercise-induced inspiratory stridor (EllS) is not uncommon in adolescents. lt can be caused by airflow obstruction at different levels of the airways but most often at the laryngeal level. Although the larynx ...
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in Norway: Patterns of activity and undesired events
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-21)
Background: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the gold standard for the treatment of common bile duct stones (CBDS) and palliative decompression of malignant strictures. However, concerns remain ...
Clinical Studies of Vestibular Schwannomas
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
Imaging of the brain and of the lungs in young adults born prematurely and / or with a low birth weight. Radiological findings and associations with clinical features.
(The University of Bergen, 2011-04-15)
Background and Purpose: Premature birth is defined as a birth occurring earlier than 37 gestational weeks, and typically occurs in 6% of all pregnancies in Europe (1). All premature babies are at risk for health problems ...
Leg cramps in pregnancy caused by chronic compartment syndrome and relieved by fasciotomy after childbirth
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2014-06)
Key Clinical Message A case of intolerable leg pain in pregnancy, caused by Chronic Compartment Syndrome (CCS), is presented. Increasing amounts of opioids were given throughout the pregnancy. Anesthetical dilemmas and ...
Implementation of a fracture and dislocation registry. Epidemiology and scoring validity of long-bone fractures
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-07)
Introduction: The Fracture and Dislocation Registry of Stavanger University Hospital were initiated 1st of January 2004 to accomplish the request of reliable data regarding incidence, modes of treatment and outcome of ...