• The association of tidal EFL with exercise performance, exacerbations, and death in COPD 

      Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Calverley, Peter M.A.; Jensen, Robert L.; Dellacà, Raffaele; Eagan, Tomas Mikal; Bakke, Per S.; Hardie, Jon Andrew (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07-26)
      Background: Tidal expiratory flow limitation (EFLT) is frequently found in patients with COPD and can be detected by forced oscillations when within-breath reactance of a single-breath is ≥0.28 kPa·s·L-1. The present study ...
    • COPD - do the right thing 

      Sandelowsky, Hanna; Weinreich, Ulla Møller; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Sundh, Josefin; Høines, Kristian Jong; Stratelis, Georgios; Løkke, Anders; Janson, Christer; Jensen, Christian; Larsson, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      A gap exists between guidelines and real-world clinical practice for the management and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Although this has narrowed in the last decade, there is room for improvement ...
    • Dyspnea, lung function and CT findings three months after hospital admission for COVID-19 

      Lerum, Tøri Vigeland; Aaløkken, Trond M; Brønstad, Eivind; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Ikdahl, Eirik; Lund, Kristine Marie Aarberg; Durheim, Michael; Rivero, Jezabel Rodriguez; Meltzer, Carin; Tonby, Kristian; Stavem, Knut; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning; Ashraf, Haseem; Einvik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The long-term pulmonary outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are unknown. We aimed to describe self-reported dyspnoea, quality of life, pulmonary function and chest computed tomography (CT) findings 3 months ...
    • Eosinophilic airway diseases: basic science, clinical manifestations and future challenges 

      Janson, Christer; Bjermer, Leif; Lehtimäki, Lauri; Kankaanranta, Hannu; Karjalainen, Jussi; Altraja, Alan; Yasinska, Valentyna; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Rådinger, Madeleine; Hellgren, Johan; Lofdahl, Magnus; Howarth, Peter H; Porsbjerg, Celeste (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Eosinophils have a broad range of functions, both homeostatic and pathological, mediated through an array of cell surface receptors and specific secretory granules that promote interactions with their microenvironment. ...
    • Evaluation of novel concentrated interdisciplinary group rehabilitation for patients with chronic illnesses: Protocol for a nonrandomized clinical intervention study 

      Kvale, Gerd; Frisk, Bente; Jürgensen, Marte; Børtveit, Tore; Ødegaard-Olsen, Øystein Theodor; Wilhelmsen-Langeland, Ane; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Sandnes, Kristina; Rykken, Sidsel; Haugstvedt, Anne; Hystad, Sigurd William; Søfteland, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: An aging population with a growing burden of chronic complex illnesses will seriously challenge the public health care system. Consequently, novel and efficacious treatment approaches are highly warranted. Based ...
    • Incidence of thrombotic complications in hospitalised and non-hospitalised patients after COVID-19 diagnosis 

      Tholin, Birgitte; Ghanima, Waleed Khalid; Einvik, Gunnar; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Brønstad, Eivind; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning; Stavem, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Infection with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) may predispose for venous thromboembolism (VTE). There is wide variation in reported incidence rates of VTE in COVID-19, ranging from 3% to 85%. Therefore, the true incidence ...
    • Role of a Digital Clinical Decision–Support System in General Practitioners’ Management of COPD in Norway 

      Vijayakumar, Varun Kumar; Mustafa, Tehmina; Nore, Bjarte Kjell; Garatun-Tjeldstø, Kjell Yngvar; Næss, Øystein; Johansen, Odd Erik; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: The study investigated if a web-based clinical decision–support system (CDSS) tool would improve general practitioners’ (GPs) accuracy of diagnosis and classification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
    • Spirometry in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Norwegian general practice 

      Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Sjaastad, Geir E.; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Sandberg, Sverre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background General practitioners (GPs) in Norway increasingly use spirometry diagnostically as well as in follow up of patients with respiratory complaints, but little is known about their skills and knowledge in this ...
    • Tidal Expiratory Flow Limitation. A new method for evaluating pulmonary function in elderly and patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 

      Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald (Doctoral thesis, 2018-01-18)
      Background: Lung function declines with old age and is further accelerated by exposure to noxious particles. As our society ages, expected lifespan increases, and prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ...