• Associations of neopterin and kynurenine–tryptophan ratio with survival in primary sclerosing cholangitis 

      Dhillon, Amandeep Kaur; Rupp, Christian; Bergquist, Annika; Voitl, Robert; Folseraas, Trine; Trøseid, Marius; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Karlsen, Tom Hemming; Vesterhus, Mette Nåmdal; Kummen, Martin; Hov, Johannes Espolin Roksund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background and aims Biomarkers of inflammation may be of clinical utility in primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). We aimed to investigate the interferon gamma-related biomarkers neopterin and kynurenine–tryptophanratio ...
    • EUS-guided gastroenterostomy with a lumen apposing self-expandable metallic stent relieves gastric outlet obstruction–a Scandinavian case series 

      Havre, Roald Flesland; Dai, C.; Roug, Stine; Novovic, Srdan; Schmidt, P.N.; Feldager, E.; Karstensen, J.G.; Pham, Khanh Do-Cong (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: EUS-guided gastroenterostomy (EUS-GE) with lumen-apposing metallic stents (LAMS) in patients with gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) has proven to be an alternative to luminal stenting in the duodenum and surgical ...
    • Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in diabetes is associated with autonomic dysfunction 

      Sangnes, Dag André; Bergmann, Elisabeth Sandvik; Moss, Rose Marie; Engjom, Trond; Søfteland, Eirik Wigtil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) is prevalent in diabetes. Pathophysiological theories imply autoimmune destruction, lack of trophic effects of insulin or impaired neuronal stimulation, but the relationship ...
    • Plasma levels of guanylins are reduced in patients with Crohn’s disease 

      Volkmann, Hilde Løland Von; Brønstad, Ingeborg; Tronstad, Rune Rose; Dizdar, Vernesa; Nylund, Kim; Hanevik, Kurt; Hausken, Trygve; Gilja, Odd Helge; Fiskerstrand, Torunn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: Guanylin (GN) and uroguanylin (UGN) are endogenous ligands for the intestinal receptor guanylate cyclase C (GC-C), an important regulator of intestinal fluid homeostasis. Gene expression and protein levels of ...