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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, ...
Treatment of trochanteric and subtrochanteric hip fractures: Sliding hip screw or intramedullary nail?
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-19)
Background: Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures are usually treated with a sliding hip screw (SHS) or an intramedullary (IM) nail, and the question whether a SHS or an IM nail should be the preferred implant for all ...
Cognitive impairments after critical illness. Methodology, incidences and consequences
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-22)
Brain dysfunction describes the wide range of alterations in brain function from persistent vegetative state to minor cognitive impairments. It has become evident that brain dysfunctions that arise during an intensive ...
Evidence and methodology in clinical pain trials with special focus on ketamine
(The University of Bergen, 2006-11-03)
Aims: To establish the evidence base for the use of the NMDA receptor antagonist ketamine in the treatment of acute postoperative pain and cancer pain, and in doing so, to assess the methodology used in acute pain and ...
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 ...
"Getting your message through": an editorial guide for meeting publication standards
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-23)
Remifentanil as analgesia for labour pain
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-18)
Aims: To collect updated information about pharmacological labour analgesia in Norway, especially systemic opioids and epidural. Evaluation of efficacy and safety with remifentanil IVPCA (intravenous patient-controlled ...
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 ...
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 ...