Recent Submissions

  • Clinical predictors of non-response to lithium treatment in the Pharmacogenomics of Bipolar Disorder (PGBD) study 

    Lin, Yan; Maihofer, Adam X.; Stapp, Emma; Ritchey, Megan; Alliey-Rodriguez, Ney; Anand, Amit; Balaraman, Yokesh; Berrettini, Wade H; Bertram, Holli; Bhattacharjee, Abesh; Calkin, Cynthia V.; Conroy, Carla; Coryell, William; D´Arcangelo, Nicole; DeModena, Anna; Biernacka, Joanna M.; Fisher, Carrie; Frazier, Nicole; Frye, Mark; Gao, Keming; Garnham, Julie; Gershon, Elliot; Glazer, Kara; Goes, Fernando S; Goto, Toyomi; Karberg, Elizabeth; Harrington, Gloria J.; Jakobsen, Petter; Kamali, Masoud; Kelly, Marisa; Leckband, Susan G.; Lohoff, Falk W.; Stautland, Andrea; McCarthy, Michael J.; McInnis, Melvin G.; Mondimore, Francis; Morken, Gunnar; Nurnberger, John I.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Syrstad, Vigdis Elin Giæver; Ryan, Kelly; Schinagle, Martha; Schøyen, Helle Kristine; Andreassen, Ole; Shaw, Martha; Shilling, Paul D.; Slaney, Claire; Tarwater, Bruce; Calabrese, Joseph R.; Alda, Martin; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Zandi, Peter P.; Kelsoe, John R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Lithium is regarded as a first-line treatment for bipolar disorder (BD), but partial response and non-response commonly occurs. There exists a need to identify lithium non-responders prior to initiating treatment. ...
  • Basic Body Awareness Therapy versus standard care in hip osteoarthritis. A randomized controlled trial 

    Olsen, Aarid Liland; Magnussen, Liv Heide; Skjærven, Liv Karin Helvik; Assmus, Jörg; Sundal, Mary-Anne; Furnes, Ove; Hallan, Geir; Strand, Liv Inger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background Compensational movement patterns in hip osteoarthritis (HOA) are associated with hip dysfunction. Basic Body Awareness Therapy (BBAT) promotes functional movement quality and might, accordingly, be beneficial ...
  • Diversity of Rotavirus Strains in Children; Results From a Community-Based Study in Nepal 

    Shrestha, Jasmin; Shrestha, Sanjaya; Strand, Tor Arne; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Dembinski, Jennifer Lynn; Vikse, Rose; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Objective: The objectives of this study were to describe the incidence and genetic diversity of Rotavirus (RV) infection among children up to 3 years of age in a community in Nepal. Methods: We investigated community-acquired ...
  • Prevalence of atherosclerosis and association with 5-year outcome: The Norwegian Stroke in the Young Study 

    Nawaz, Beenish; Fromm, Annette; Øygarden, Halvor; Eide, Geir E; Saeed, Sahrai; Meijer, Rudy; Bots, Michiel L; Sand, Kristin M; Thomassen, Lars; Næss, Halvor; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Objectives: We studied the prevalence of atherosclerosis among ischaemic stroke patients ≤60 years and controls at the time of the index stroke, and its association with occurrence of new cardiovascular events (CVEs) and ...
  • Cardiovascular changes in young renal failure patients 

    Tøndel, Camilla; Marti, Hans Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Progresses in medical care of severe kidney disease and congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary tract make it possible for a higher percentage of young renal failure patients to survive and enter adulthood. There is ...
  • Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight 

    Iurilli, Maria Laura Caminia; Zhou, Bin; Bennett, James E.; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Bixby, Honor; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Taddei, Cristina; Danaei, Goodarz; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Savin, Stefan; Cowan, Melanie J.; Bovet, Pascal; Damasceno, Albertino Antonio Moura; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Jackson, Rod T.; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Liu, Jing; Miranda, J. Jaime; Saidi, Olfa; Sebert, Sylvain; Sorić, Maroje; Starc, Gregor; Gregg, Edward W.; Abarca-Gómez, Leandra; Abdeen, Ziad A.; Abdrakhmanova, Shynar; Ghaffar, Suhaila Abdul; Rahim, Hanan Abdul; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M.; Garba, Jamila Abubakar; Acosta-Cazares, Benjamin; Adams, Robert J.; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Afsana, Kaosar; Afzal, Shoaib; Agdeppa, Imelda A.; Aghazadeh-Attari, Javad; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos A.; Agyemang, Charles; Ahmad, Mohamad Hasnan; Ahmad, Noor Ani; Ahmadi, Ali; Ahmadi, Naser; Hassan, Soheir; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Meyer, Haakon Eduard; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Sparboe-Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grethe S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    From 1985 to 2016, the prevalence of underweight decreased, and that of obesity and severe obesity increased, in most regions, with significant variation in the magnitude of these changes across regions. We investigated ...
  • Associations of Sociodemographic and Clinical Factors with Late Presentation for Early Infant HIV Diagnosis (EID) Services in Kenya 

    Langat, Agnes; Callahan, Tegan L; Yonga, Isabella; Ochanda, Boniface; Waruru, Anthony; Ng'anga, Lucy W; Katana, Abraham; Onyango, Brian; Singa, Benson; Oyule, Stephen; Githuka, George; Omoto, Lennah; Muli, Jane; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Modi, Surbhi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background: Understanding the missed opportunities in early infant HIV testing within the PMTCT program is essential to address any gaps. The study set out to describe the clinical and sociodemographic characteristics of ...
  • Shoulder rotational strength profiles of danish national level badminton players 

    Stausholm, Martin Bjørn; Baun, Martin; Bjordal, Jan Magnus; Nielsen, Dorte; Aagaard, Henrik; Magnusson, S. Peter; Couppé, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Increased age has been shown to be associated with weaker external rotators and stronger internal rotators of the shoulder in pitchers and tennis players. Whether this age-associated change is present in elite ...
  • Shame in medical clerkship: “You just feel like dirt under someone’s shoe” 

    Whelan, Beth; Hjørleifsson, Stefan; Schei, Edvin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Introduction This study explores how senior medical students’ experience and react to shame during clinical placements by asking them to reflect on (1) manifestations of shame experiences, (2) situations and social ...
  • Effects of Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine Infusion on Postoperative Pain after Craniotomy: A Narrative Review 

    Syrous, Nesjla Sofia; Sundstrøm, Terje; Softeland, Eirik; Jammer, Ib (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Publisert Hovedoppgave UiB for Stud Med Nesjla Sofia Syrous: Effekter av intraoperativ dexmedetomidine infusjon på postoperative smerter etter craniotomi, en litteraturoversikt.
  • Social Jetlag Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Predictor of Insomnia – A MultiNational Survey Study 

    Brandão, Luiz Eduardo Mateus; Martikainen, Teemu; Merikanto, Ilona; Holzinger, Brigitte; Morin, Charles M.; Espie, Colin A.; Bolstad, Courtney J.; Leger, Damien; Chung, Frances; Plazzi, Giuseppe; Dauvilliers, Yves; Matsui, Kentaro; De Gennaro, Luigi; Sieminski, Mariusz; Nadorff, Michael R.; Chan, Ngan Yin; Wing, Yun Kwok; Mota-Rolim, Sérgio Arthuro; Inoue, Yuichi; Partinen, Markku; Benedict, Christian; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Cedernaes, Jonathan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Purpose: Lifestyle and work habits have been drastically altered by restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether the associated changes in sleep timing modulate the risk of suffering from symptoms of insomnia, the ...
  • Assessment of hospitalization costs and its determinants in infants with clinical severe infection at a public tertiary hospital in Nepal 

    Shrestha, Suchita; Chapagain, Ram Hari; Purakayastha, Debjani Ram; Basnet, Srijana; Wadhwa, Nitya; Strand, Tor Arne; Basnet, Sudha (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Sepsis, an important and preventable cause of death in the newborn, is associated with high out of pocket hospitalization costs for the parents/guardians. The government of Nepal’s Free Newborn Care (FNC) service that ...
  • Accurate population-based model for individual prediction of colon cancer recurrence 

    Österman, Erik; Ekström, Joakim; Sjöblom, Tobias; Kørner, Hartwig; Myklebust, Tor Åge; Guren, Marianne; Glimelius, Bengt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Prediction models are useful tools in the clinical management of colon cancer patients, particularly when estimating the recurrence rate and, thus, the need for adjuvant treatment. However, the most used models ...
  • Genetic alterations associated with malignant transformation of sporadic vestibular schwannoma 

    Håvik, Aril Løge; Bruland, Ove; Miletic, Hrvoje; Poulsgaard, Lars; Scheie, David; Fugleholm, Kåre; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Knappskog, Per Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Introduction Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the vestibulocochlear nerve (VN-MPNST) is exceedingly rare and carries a poor prognosis. Little is known about its underlying genetics and in particular the process ...
  • The Norse Feedback in a population of patients undergoing bariatric surgery—Psychometric properties of a digital computer-adaptive questionnaire assessing mental health 

    Hegland, Pål Andre; McAleavey, Andrew; Aasprang, Anny; Moltu, Christian; Kolotkin, Ronette Loganzo; Andersen, John Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The Norse Feedback (NF) is a questionnaire developed for patient-reported outcome monitoring with a clinical feedback system (PRO/CFS). As mental health is a concern after bariatric surgery, the use of the NF as part of ...
  • Efficacy of mobilisation with movement in chronic shoulder pain: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials 

    Storås, Arnstein; Lillebostad, Fabian Gudmundsen; Haslerud, Sturla Inge; Joensen, Jon; Bjordal, Jan Magnus; Stausholm, Martin Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Introduction Shoulder pain affects approximately one in four adults and is thus one of the most common musculoskeletal problems. Only 50% of patients who begin treatment for shoulder pain are cured within 6 months. There ...
  • Humoral immunity to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccination in multiple sclerosis: the relevance of time since last rituximab infusion and first experience from sporadic revaccinations 

    König, Marton; Lorentzen, Åslaug Rudjord; Torgauten, Hilde Marie; Tran, The Trung; Schikora-Rustad, Stine; Vaage, Eline Benno; Mygland, Åse Daasvand; Wergeland, Stig; Aarseth, Jan Harald; Aaberge, Ingeborg Sundsvalen; Torkildsen, Øivind; Holmøy, Trygve; Berge, Tone; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Harbo, Hanne-Cathrin Flinstad; Andersen, Jan Terje; Munthe, Ludvig Andre; Søraas, Arne Vasli; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Vaage, John T.; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Nygaard, Gro Owren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Introduction The effect of disease-modifying therapies (DMT) on vaccine responses is largely unknown. Understanding the development of protective immunity is of paramount importance to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Objective ...
  • Effectiveness and Safety of Low-Threshold Opioid-Agonist Treatment in Hard-To-Reach Populations with Opioid Dependence 

    Chalabianloo, Fatemeh; Ohldieck, Christian; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Fadnes, Lars T.; Johansson, Kjell Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Objectives: Opioid-use disorder is related to premature death worldwide. Opioid-agonist treatment (OAT) is an effective treatment for opioid dependence. OAT delivery platforms may influence treatment access and outcomes, ...
  • No difference in risk of hospitalization between reported cases of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant and Alpha variant in Norway 

    Veneti, Lamprini; Valcarcel Salamanca, Beatriz; Seppälä, Elina Marjukka; Starrfelt, Jostein; Storm, Margrethe Larsdatter; Bragstad, Karoline; Hungnes, Olav; Bøås, Håkon; Kvåle, Reidar; Vold, Line; Nygård, Karin Maria; Buanes, Eirik Alnes; Whittaker, Robert Neil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objectives To estimate the risk of hospitalization among reported cases of the Delta variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) compared with the Alpha variant in Norway, and the risk of ...
  • Placental histology predicted adverse outcomes in extremely premature neonates in Norway-population-based study 

    Budal, Elisabeth Berge; Ebbing, Cathrine; Kessler, Jørg; Bains, Sukhjeet; Haugen, Olav H.; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Eide, Geir Egil; Halvorsen, Thomas; Bentsen, Mariann; Collett, Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Aim We evaluated the role of placental pathology in predicting adverse outcomes for neonates born extremely preterm (EPT) before 28 weeks of gestation. Methods This was a prospective observational study of 123 extremely ...

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