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Markers of nephropathy in young Fabry disease patients; role of kidney biopsies and functional measurements
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-05)
Backgound: Fabry disease is an X-linked disease affecting glycosphingolipid metabolism due to deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme α-galactosidase. The natural course of the disease is related to progressive accumulation ...
Treadmill walking with body weight support
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-27)
Background: Rehabilitating walking in patients post-stroke with safe, task-specific, intensive training of sufficient duration, can be challenging. Body weight supported treadmill training (BWSTT) has been proposed as an ...
Evaluation of interferon-beta neutralizing antibodies in individual patients with multiple sclerosis based on phospho-specific flow cytometry
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-19)
Background: Recombinant human interferon-beta (IFN-β) is the most frequently used drug for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. It modulates the ...
Giardiasis : with emphasis on treatment and post-infectious manifestations
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-21)
Respiratory symptoms in adults are related to impaired quality of life, regardless of asthma and COPD: results from the European community respiratory health survey
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-27)
Background Respiratory symptoms are common in the general population, and their presence is related to Health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The objective was to describe the association of respiratory symptoms with ...
Effects of Seal Oil on Meal-Induced Symptoms and Gastric Accommodation in Patients with Subjective Food Hypersensitivity: A Pilot Study
(Libertas Academica, 2008-11)
Background: Food hypersensitivity is a prevalent condition with poorly characterized underlying mechanisms. In the present pilot study we investigated effects of seal oil and soy oil on meal-induced symptoms and gastric ...
Bronchoscopy of lesions suspicious of malignancy: Predictors of a higher diagnostic yield, the optimal combination of sampling techniques, and evaluation of endobronchial ultrasound with a rotating miniprobe. A retrospective cohort study and a prospective open randomised real-life study among physicians with various levels of experience
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-04)
Aims (1) To evaluate various predictors for a higher diagnostic yield in bronchoscopy (2) To evaluate different combinations of sampling techniques in bronchoscopy of endobronchial visible lesions and peripheral lesions ...
Ultrasound in Crohn’s Disease - bowel wall characteristics and perfusion estimates using microbubbles
(The University of Bergen, 2013-01-18)
Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease which often presents early in life and sometimes can be debilitating. The patients need frequent diagnostic work-up to assess disease activity, location, extent ...
Low Densities of Serotonin and Peptide YY Cells in the Colon of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Background The gut hormones are important in regulating gastrointestinal motility. Disturbances in gastrointestinal motility have been reported in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Reduced endocrine cell ...
Diet and effects of diet management on symptoms and quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Background: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder manifested by abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating and abdominal distension, and changes in the defecation pattern between diarrhoea ...