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Low-energy fracture of the distal radius in middleaged and elderly Norwegian women and men. Topics related to osteoporosis, fracture risk and vitamin D
(The University of Bergen, 2011-02-25)
Introduction: Low-energy distal radius fractures normally occur earlier in life than hip and spine fractures and may be the first presentation of osteoporosis. Few studies have addressed the association between distal ...
Submission policy, peer-review and editorial board members: interesting conflicts and conflicts of interest
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-26)
The Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine welcomes an ever-increasing number of submissions while maintaining an acceptance level well below half of all submitted manuscripts, meaning that ...
Osteoporosis as a Risk Factor for Distal Radial Fractures. A Case-Control Study
(The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., 2011)
Background: Distal radial fractures occur earlier in life than hip and spinal fractures and may be the first sign of osteoporosis. The aims of this case-control study were to compare the prevalence of osteopenia and ...
Clinical Studies of Vestibular Schwannomas
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The use of prosthetic grafts in above-knee femoropopliteal bypass surgery : a clinical study of long-term results and risk factors for failure
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-24)
Purpose: The purpose of this study has been to investigate the results of above-knee prosthetic femoropopliteal bypass surgery and to identify risk factors for complications and graft failure. The influence of comorbidity, ...