• Controlled Attenuation Parameter in Healthy Individuals Aged 8–70 Years 

      Mjelle, Anders Batman; Mulabecirovic, Anesa; Olafsdottir, Edda Jonina; Gilja, Odd Helge; Havre, Roald Flesland; Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose Controlled attenuation parameter (CAP) is a non-invasive method to assess the presence of liver steatosis. It has been evaluated in children and adults, mainly in either the obese or in subjects with suspected ...
    • Diagnostic Accuracy of Transabdominal Ultrasound and Computed Tomography in Chronic Pancreatitis: A Head-to-Head Comparison 

      Nordaas, Ingrid Kvåle; Engjom, Trond; Gilja, Odd Helge; Havre, Roald Flesland; Sangnes, Dag André; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Dimcevski, Georg Gjorgji (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose Computed tomography (CT) is the most used imaging modality for diagnosing chronic pancreatitis (CP), but advances in transabdominal ultrasound (US) technology have given US a position as a viable alternative. We ...
    • EFSUMB recommendations for gastrointestinal ultrasound part 3: Endorectal, endoanal and perineal ultrasound 

      Nürnberg, Dieter; Saftoiu, Adrian; Barreiros, Ana Paula; Burmester, Eike; Ivan, Elena Tatiana; Clevert, Dirk-André; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Gilja, Odd Helge; Lorentzen, Torben; Maconi, Giovanni; Mihmanli, Ismail; Nolsøe, Christian Pállson; Pfeffer, Frank; Rafaelsen, Søren Rafael; Spârchez, Zeno; Vilmann, Peter; Waage, Jo Erling Riise (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This article represents part 3 of the EFSUMB Recommendations and Guidelines for Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS). It provides an overview of the examination techniques recommended by experts in the field of endorectal/endoanal ...
    • Gastric emptying of low- and high-caloric liquid meals measured using ultrasonography in healthy volunteers 

      Mazzawi, Tarek; Bartsch, Emily; Benammi, Sara; Ferro, Rosa Maria Carrasco; Nikitina, Ekaterina; Nimer, Nancy; Ortega, Lara Jiménez; Perrotte, Charles; Pithon, Joäo Vitor; Rosalina, Safira; Sharp, Alexis; Stevano, Reza; Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar; Hausken, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-07)
      Purpose Delayed gastric emptying is present in patients with functional dyspepsia (FD), diabetes mellitus, and neurological diseases. Diet may affect gastric emptying symptoms in patients with FD. We sought to determine ...
    • Gastrointestinal Ultrasound in Functional Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract - EFSUMB Consensus Statement 

      Maconi, Giovanni; Hausken, Trygve; Dietrich, Christoph F.; Pallotta, Nadia; Sporea, Ioan; Nürnberg, Dieter; Dirks, Klaus; Romanini, Laura; Serra, Carla; Braden, Barbara; Spârchez, Zeno; Gilja, Odd Helge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Abdominal ultrasonography and intestinal ultrasonography are widely used as first diagnostic tools for investigating patients with abdominal symptoms, mainly for excluding organic diseases. However, gastrointestinal ...
    • Point Shear Wave Elastography and the Effect of Physical Exercise, Alcohol Consumption, and Respiration in Healthy Adults 

      Taraldsen, Victoria; Tomasgard, Sunneva; Rudlang, Margrethe Thune; Gilja, Odd Helge; Vesterhus, Mette; Mjelle, Anders Batman (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose Ultrasound elastography is a noninvasive method for liver stiffness measurement (LSM) with the aim of reflecting approximate liver fibrosis load. Despite minimal evidence, current guidelines recommend 10 min of ...