• Adapting treatment length to opioid-dependent individuals' needs and preferences: A 2-year follow-up to a 1-year study of extended-release naltrexone 

      Solli, Kristin Klemmetsby; Opheim, Arild; Latif, Zill-E-Huma; Krajci, Peter; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kunoe, Nikolaj; Tanum, Lars Håkon Reiestad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background and aim: Extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) is an underused treatment option for opioid dependence, today only available in a few countries in the world. Although effective, safe and feasible in short-term ...
    • Alpha-tocopherol and MRI outcomes in multiple sclerosis - association and prediction 

      Løken-Amsrud, Kristin Ingeleiv; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Beiske, Antonie Giæver; Bjerve, Kristian S; Bjørnarå, Bård T.; Hovdal, Harald Olav; Lilleås, Finn; Midgard, Rune; Pedersen, Tom; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Torkildsen, Øivind; Wergeland, Stig; Holmøy, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-01-22)
      Objective: Alpha-tocopherol is the main vitamin E compound in humans, and has important antioxidative and immunomodulatory properties. The aim of this study was to study alpha-tocopherol concentrations and their relationship ...
    • Availability of extended-release naltrexone may increase the number of opioid-dependent individuals in treatment: Extension of a randomized clinical trial 

      Solli, Kristin Klemmetsby; Kunøe, Nikolaj; Latif, Zill-E-Huma; Haase, Kamni Sharma; Opheim, Arild; Krajci, Peter; Gaulen, Zhanna; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Tanum, Lars Håkon Reiestad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background and objective: Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) is highly available in Norway, but only 50% of opioid-dependent individuals are enrolled in such programs. This study was aimed at examining if availability of ...
    • Inflammation markers in multiple sclerosis: CXCL16 reflects and may also predict disease activity 

      Holmøy, Trygve; Løken-Amsrud, Kristin Ingeleiv; Bakke, Jacob; Beiske, Antonie Giæver; Bjerve, Kristian S; Hovdal, Harald Olav; Lilleås, Finn; Midgard, Rune; Pedersen, Tom; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Torkildsen, Øivind; Wergeland, Stig; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Michelsen, Annika; Aukrust, Pål; Ueland, Thor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-09-19)
      Background. Serum markers of inflammation are candidate biomarkers in multiple sclerosis (MS). ω-3 fatty acids are suggested to have anti-inflammatory properties that might be beneficial in MS. We aimed to explore the ...
    • No association of tobacco use and disease activity in multiple sclerosis 

      Kvistad, Silje; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Holmøy, Trygve; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Løken-Amsrud, Kristin Ingeleiv; Wergeland, Stig; Beiske, Antonie Giæver; Bjerve, Kristian S; Hovdal, Harald Olav; Lilleås, Finn; Midgard, Rune; Pedersen, Tom; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Torkildsen, Øivind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-08)
      Objective: To study whether tobacco use is associated with MRI and clinical disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: Prospective cohort study of 87 patients with relapsing-remitting MS originally ...
    • Risk of Relapse Among Opioid‐Dependent Patients Treated With Extended‐Release Naltrexone or Buprenorphine‐Naloxone: A Randomized Clinical Trial 

      Opheim, Arild; Gaulen, Zhanna; Solli, Kristin Klemmetsby; Latif, Zill-E-Huma; Fadnes, Lars T.; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kunøe, Nikolaj; Tanum, Lars Håkon Reiestad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background and Objectives Compare the risk of relapse to heroin and other illicit opioids among opioid-dependent patients receiving treatment with extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) or buprenorphine-naloxone ...
    • Trajectories of physical performance in nursing home residents with dementia 

      Sverdrup, Karen; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Røen, Irene Mari; Husebø, Bettina; Tangen, Gro Gujord (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-14)
      Background In nursing homes (NH) the prevalence of dementia ranges from 50 to 84% and most residents have extensive physical-performance impairments. However, from time of admission, development of physical performance in ...