• Cancer-Associated troke: The Bergen NORSTROKE Study 

      Selvik, Henriette Aurora; Thomassen, Lars; Bjerkreim, Anna Therese; Næss, Halvor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10-13)
      Background: Underlying malignancy can cause ischemic stroke in some patients. Mechanisms include the affection of the coagulation cascade, tumor mucin secretion, infections and nonbacterial endocarditis. The release of ...
    • Hospital readmission after ischemic stroke or TIA 

      Bjerkreim, Anna Therese (Doctoral thesis, 2019-09-06)
      Background: Considerable advances in the field of stroke medicine have led to declining trends in stroke incidence, disability, and mortality in the Western world. Despite this, the absolute number of people affected by ...
    • The impact of ischaemic stroke subtype on 30-day hospital readmissions 

      Bjerkreim, Anna Therese; Khanevski, Andrej; Selvik, Henriette Aurora; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike; Thomassen, Lars; Næss, Halvor; Logallo, Nicola (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-12-03)
      Background. Stroke aetiologymay affect the risk and causes of readmission after ischaemic stroke (IS) and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) due to differences in risk factors, functional outcome, and treatment.We aimed to ...
    • One-year versus five-year hospital readmission after ischemic stroke and TIA 

      Bjerkreim, Anna Therese; Næss, Halvor; Khanevski, Andrej; Thomassen, Lars; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike; Logallo, Nicola (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-29)
      Background: The burden of hospital readmission after stroke is substantial, but little knowledge exists on factors associated with long-term readmission after stroke. In a cohort comprising patients with ischemic stroke ...
    • Recurrent ischemic stroke: Incidence, predictors, and impact on mortality 

      Khanevski, Andrej; Bjerkreim, Anna Therese; Novotny, Vojtech; Næss, Halvor; Thomassen, Lars; Logallo, Nicola; Kvistad, Christopher Elnan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background and purpose: Recurrent ischemic stroke (IS) or TIA is frequent with a considerable variation in incidence and mortality across populations. Current data on stroke recurrence and mortality are useful to examine ...