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Early outcome and restenosis after coronary stenting : intervention with stent-coatings, antioxidants and radiation
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-16)
Iron therapy in inflammatory bowel disease : effects on oxidative stress and disease activity
(The University of Bergen, 2005-12-09)
Latitude, Birth Date, and Allergy
(Public Library of Science, 2005-10-04)
Background: The space and time distribution of risk factors for allergic diseases may provide insights into disease mechanisms. Allergy is believed to vary by month of birth, but multinational studies taking into account ...
Sammenheng mellom matinntak og gastrointestinale symptomer, hos pasienter med Crohns sykdom
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-15)
Background: A majority of Crohn’s disease (CD) patients report that their symptoms are related to food ingestion. However, there are lacking evidence for what kind of nutrient patterns and nutrient intake that decrease ...
DNA methylation profiling in doxorubicin treated primary locally advanced breast tumours identifies novel genes associated with survival and treatment response
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-25)
Background: Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women and consists of a heterogeneous collection of diseases with distinct histopathological, genetic and epigenetic characteristics. In this study, we aimed to ...
Genetic biomarkers as prognostic and predictive factors in metastatic malignant melanoma
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-26)
Malignant melanoma is one of the most chemoresistant malignancies in man. Although effort is put into developing new drugs to treat metastatic melanoma, still dacarbazine, an alkylating agent approved in 1975 for therapeutic ...
Relationship between Orthostatic Hypotension and White Matter Hyperintensity Load in Older Patients with Mild Dementia
(Public Library of Science, 2012-12-19)
Background/Objectives: White matter hyperintensities (WMH) in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the brain, and orthostatic hypotension (OH) are both common in older people. We tested the hypothesis that OH is ...
Immunological aspects of acute myelogenous leukemia
(The University of Bergen, 2007-02-23)
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is an aggressive malignancy characterized by accumulation of immature myeloid cells in the bone marrow. The overall disease-free survival is less than 50% even for the younger patients ...
Tissue characterisation by ultrasound strain imaging. Methodological aspects and gastroenterological applications
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-11)
Real-Time Elastography (RTE) is a new imaging modality that monitors tissue strain during applied stress. The aim of this thesis was to validate if RTE was a reliable modality to reflect pathologically induced differences ...