• Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in Norway: Patterns of activity and undesired events 

      Glomsaker, Tom Birger (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-21)
      Background: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the gold standard for the treatment of common bile duct stones (CBDS) and palliative decompression of malignant strictures. However, concerns remain ...
    • Gastric diverticulum and halitosis - A case for surgery? 

      Muis, Marius Osaland; Leitao, Kristian Øgreid; Havnen, Jorunn; Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Søreide, Jon Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-09)
      INTRODUCTION Gastric diverticulum is a rare and frequently asymptomatic condition. Symptoms include vague pain, fullness, dyspepsia, vomiting, hemorrhage and perforation. Occasionally, the patient can present with belching ...
    • Patient-Reported Outcome Measures after Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: A Prospective, Multicenter Study 

      Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Hoff, Geir; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Søreide, Kjetil; Aabakken, Lars; Søreide, Jon Arne; The Norwegian Gastronet ERCP group (Journal article, 2013)
      Objective: While patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in ERCP are scarce, these reports are important for making improvements in quality of care. This study sought to document patient satisfaction and specifically ...
    • Patient-reported outcomes in palliative gastrointestinal stenting: a Norwegian multicenter study 

      Larssen, Lene; Medhus, Asle W.; Hjermstad, Marianne J.; Kørner, Hartwig; Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Søberg, Taran; Gleditsch, Dagfinn; Hovde, Øistein; Nesbakken, Arild; Tholfsen, Jan K.; Skreden, Knut; Hauge, Truls (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-04-13)
      Background The clinical effect of stent treatment has been evaluated by mainly physicians; only a limited number of prospective studies have used patient-reported outcomes for this purpose. The aim of this work was to study ...
    • Trends in Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Patients with Perforated Peptic Ulcer 

      Thorsen, Kenneth; Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Meer, Andreas von; Søreide, Kjetil; Søreide, Jon Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-05-13)
      Introduction While the laparoscopic treatment of perforated peptic ulcers (PPU) has been shown to be feasible and safe, its implementation into routine clinical practice has been slow. Only a few studies have evaluated its ...