• Benefit from B-Lymphocyte Depletion Using the Anti- CD20 Antibody Rituximab in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A Double-Blind and Placebo-Controlled Study 

      Fluge, Øystein; Bruland, Ove; Risa, Kristin; Storstein, Anette; Kristoffersen, Einar K.; Sapkota, Dipak; Næss, Halvor; Dahl, Olav; Nyland, Harald; Mella, Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-10-19)
      Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disease of unknown aetiology. Major CFS symptom relief during cancer chemotherapy in a patient with synchronous CFS and lymphoma spurred a pilot study of B-lymphocyte depletion ...
    • Fine mapping of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) suggests involvement of both HLA class I and class II loci 

      Hajdarevic, Riad; Lande, Asgeir; Rekeland, Ingrid Gurvin; Rydland, Anne; Strand, Elin B.; Sosa, Daysi Duarte; Creary, Lisa E; Mella, Olav; Egeland, Torstein; Saugstad, Ola Didrik; Fluge, Øystein; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Viken, Marte Kathrine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The etiology of myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is unknown, but involvement of the immune system is one of the proposed underlying mechanisms. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) associations are ...
    • Human Leukocyte Antigen alleles associated with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) 

      Lande, Asgeir; Fluge, Øystein; Strand, Elin Bolle; Flåm, Siri Tennebø; Sosa, Daisy Duarte; Mella, Olav; Egeland, Torstein; Saugstad, Ola Didrik; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Viken, Marte K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The etiology and pathogenesis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) are unknown, and autoimmunity is one of many proposed underlying mechanisms. Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) associations are ...
    • Intravenous Cyclophosphamide in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. An Open-Label Phase II Study 

      Rekeland, Ingrid Gurvin; Fosså, Alexander; Lande, Asgeir; Ktoridou-Valen, Irini; Sørland, Kari; Holsen, Mari; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Risa, Kristin; Alme, Kine; Viken, Marte Katrine; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Dahl, Olav; Mella, Olav; Fluge, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease with high symptom burden, of unknown etiology, with no established treatment. We observed patients with long-standing ME/CFS who got ...
    • Inverse correlation between PDGFC expression and lymphocyte infiltration in human papillary thyroid carcinoma 

      Bruland, Ove; Fluge, Øystein; Akslen, Lars A.; Eiken, Hans Geir; Lillehaug, Johan; Varhaug, Jan Erik; Knappskog, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-12-08)
      Background: Members of the PDGF family have been suggested as potential biomarkers for papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTC). However, it is known that both expression and stimulatory effect of PDGF ligands can be affected ...
    • A map of metabolic phenotypes in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 

      Hoel, Fredrik; Hoel, August; Pettersen, Ina Katrine Nitschke; Rekeland, Ingrid Gurvin; Risa, Kristin; Alme, Kine; Sørland, Kari; Fosså, Alexander; Lien, Katarina; Herder, Ingrid; Thurmer, Hanne; Gotaas, Merethe Otelie Eide; Schäfer, Christoph; Berge, Rolf K.; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Marti, Hans Peter; Dahl, Olav; Mella, Olav; Fluge, Øystein; Tronstad, Karl Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating disease usually presenting after infection. Emerging evidence supports that energy metabolism is affected in ME/CFS, but a unifying metabolic ...
    • Metabolic analysis of amino acids and vitamin B6 pathways in lymphoma survivors with cancer related chronic fatigue 

      Fosså, Alexander; Smeland, Knut Bjøro; Fluge, Øystein; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Loge, Jon Håvard; Midtun, Øyvind; Ueland, Per Magne; Kiserud, Cecilie E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Chronic cancer-related fatigue (CF) is a common and distressing condition in a subset of cancer survivors and common also after successful treatment of malignant lymphoma. The etiology and pathogenesis of CF is unknown, ...
    • Reduced Endothelial Function in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome–Results From Open-Label Cyclophosphamide Intervention Study 

      Sørland, Kari; Sandvik, Miriam Kristine; Rekeland, Ingrid Gurvin; Ribu, Lis; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Mella, Olav; Fluge, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction: Patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) present with a range of symptoms including post-exertional malaise (PEM), orthostatic intolerance, and autonomic dysfunction. Dysfunction ...
    • Upregulated PDK4 expression is a sensitive marker of increased fatty acid oxidation 

      Pettersen, Ina Katrine Nitschke; Tusubira, Deusdedit; Ashrafi, Hanan; Dyrstad, Sissel Elisabeth; Hansen, Lena; Liu, Xiao-Zheng; Hodneland, Linn I.; Løvsletten, Nils Gunnar; Berge, Kjetil; Wergedahl, Hege; Bjørndal, Bodil; Fluge, Øystein; Bruland, Ove; Rustan, Arild; Halberg, Nils; Røsland, Gro Vatne; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Tronstad, Karl Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Fatty acid oxidation is a central fueling pathway for mitochondrial ATP production. Regulation occurs through multiple nutrient- and energy-sensitive molecular mechanisms. We explored if upregulated mRNA expression of the ...