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    • Corrosion and metal release from overlapping arterial stents under mechanical and electrochemical stress - An experimental study 

      Høl, Paul Johan; Gjerdet, Nils Roar; Jonung, Torbjörn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Intra-arterial stenosis due to atherosclerosis is often treated with endovascular balloon dilatation with a metal stent. Restenosis is common and is frequently treated with a new stent placed inside the existing one or the ...
    • Cosinor modelling of seasonal variation in 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in cardiovascular patients in Norway 

      Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Hoff, Rune; Nygård, Ottar; Strand, Elin; Nilsen, Dennis W. T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; De Vogel, Stefan; Dierkes, Jutta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Background/Objectives: Seasonal variation may reduce the validity of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) as a biomarker of vitamin D status. Here we aimed to identify potential determinants of seasonal variation in 25OHD concentrations ...
    • The cost of multiple sclerosis in Norway 

      Svendsen, Bjørn; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Nyland, Harald Inge; Aarseth, Jan Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-11-16)
      Health economic aspects have been increasingly important during introduction of new treatments for multiple sclerosis. As a partial response for Norway, a costof- illness study was carried out to estimate the yearly cost ...
    • Cost utility analysis of intramedullary nailing and skeletal traction treatment for patients with femoral shaft fractures in Malawi 

      Chokotho, Linda; Donnelley, Claire A; Young, Sven; Lau, Brian C.; Wu, Hao-Hua; Mkandawire, Nyengo; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Hallan, Geir; Agarwal-Harding, Kiran J; Shearer, David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background and purpose — In Malawi, both skeletal traction (ST) and intramedullary nailing (IMN) are used in the treatment of femoral shaft fractures, ST being the mainstay treatment. Previous studies have found that IMN ...
    • Costs analysis and comparison of usefulness of acute MRI and 2 weeks of cast immobilization for clinically suspected scaphoid fractures 

      Bergh, Torbjørn Hiis; Steen, Knut; Lindau, Tommy; Soldal, Lars Atle; BERNARDSHAW, SOOSAIPILLAI; Lunde, Lene; Lie, Stein Atle; Brudvik, Christina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11-18)
      Background and purpose — Fractures of the scaphoid are often not detected on initial plain radiographs. Conventional management of clinically suspected scaphoid fractures is cast immobilization for 2 weeks and then ...
    • Cost–utility analysis of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes: results from a randomised, placebo-controlled trial in Norway (the AIM study) 

      Grotle, Margreth; Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Brox, Jens Ivar; Espeland, Ansgar; Zolic-Karlsson, Zinajda; Killingmo, Rikke Munk; Tingulstad, Alexander; Grøvle, Lars; Johanessen, Anne Froholdt; Kristoffersen, Per Martin; Wigemyr, Monica; van Tulder, Maurits W.; Storheim, Kjersti; Zwart, John-Anker (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective To evaluate the cost–utility of 100 days of antibiotics in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) and type I or II Modic changes included in the Antibiotic treatment In patients with chronic low back pain ...
    • Countrywise results of total hip replacement. An analysis of 438,733 hips based on the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association database 

      Mäkelä, Keijo T.; Matilainen, Markus; Pulkkinen, Pekka; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Engesæter, Lars B.; Furnes, Ove; Overgaard, Søren; Pedersen, Alma Becic; Kärrholm, Johan; Malchau, Henrik; Garellick, Göran; Ranstam, Jonas; Eskelinen, Antti (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Background and purpose: An earlier Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association (NARA) report on 280,201 total hip replacements (THRs) based on data from 1995–2006, from Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, was published in 2009. The ...
    • The Course of Carotid Plaque Vulnerability Assessed by Advanced Neurosonology 

      Aarli, Sander Johan; Thomassen, Lars; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike; Logallo, Nicola; Kvistad, Christopher Elnan; Næss, Halvor; Fromm, Annette (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-08-20)
      Background: Carotid artery atherosclerosis is a major risk factor for ischemic stroke. This risk is related to plaque vulnerability and is characterized by plaque morphology, intraplaque neovascularization, and cerebral ...
    • COVID-19 and venous thromboembolism - prophylaxis and treatment 

      Kvåle, Reidar; Azrakhsh, , Nessar Ahmad; Mohn, Kristin Greve-Isdahl; Aanerud, Marianne; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Reikvam, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    • COVID‑19 pneumonia imaging follow‑up: when and how? A proposition from ESTI and ESR 

      Martini, K.; Larici, A.R.; Revel, Marie-Pierre; Ghaye, B.; Sverzellati, Nicola; Parkar, Anagha P; Snoeckx, A.; Screaton, N.; Biederer, J.; Prosch, Helmut; Silva, Mario; Brady, Adrian; Gleeson, Fergus; Frauenfelder, T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Abstract This document from the European Society of Thoracic Imaging (ESTI) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) discusses the role of imaging in the long-term follow-up of COVID-19 patients, to define which patients ...
    • A critical review of pro-cognitive drug targets in psychosis: convergence on myelination and inflammation 

      Kroken, Rune; Løberg, Else-Marie; Drønen, Tore; Grüner, Renate; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Kompus, Kristiina; Skrede, Silje; Johnsen, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-04)
      Antipsychotic drugs have thus far focused on dopaminergic antagonism at the D2 receptors, as counteracting the hyperdopaminergia in nigrostriatal and mesolimbic projections has been considered mandatory for the antipsychotic ...
    • CRMP5 Antibodies—Diagnostic Challenges 

      Totland, Cecilie; Haugen, Mette; Vedeler, Christian Alexander (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-09-22)
      CRMP5-associated paraneoplastic neurological syndromes (PNS) are rare, and only few studies describe larger cohorts of patients with CRMP5 antibodies. We have included 24 patients with CRMP5 antibodies and compared clinical ...
    • Cross-cultural Validation of the Norwegian Version of the Banff Patellofemoral Instability Instrument 2.0 

      Hysing-Dahl, Trine; Magnussen, Liv Heide; Faleide, Anne Gro Heyn; Kjellsen, Asle; Mo, Ingunn Fleten; Waaler, Per Arne Skarstein; Mundal, Renate; Inderhaug, Eivind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Background: The Banff Patellofemoral Instability Instrument (BPII) 2.0 is a disease-specific quality of life questionnaire for patients with patellofemoral instability. While good psychometric properties have been demonstrated, ...
    • A cross-sectional study of health literacy in patients with chronic kidney disease: Associations with demographic and clinical variables 

      Stømer, Une Elisabeth; Gøransson, Lasse; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad; Urstad, Kristin Hjorthaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-26)
      Aim The aim of this study was to investigate health literacy in patients with chronic kidney disease in a multidimensional perspective. Design A descriptive, cross‐sectional study. Methods Patients with chronic kidney ...
    • Cryoneurolysis for cervicogenic headache - A double blinded randomized controlled study 

      Kvarstein, Gunnvald; Högström, Henrik; Allen, Sara Maria; Rosland, Jan Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background and aims: Cervicogenic headache (CEH) is a debilitating condition and analgesics have limited effect. Percutaneous cryoneurolysis is thus still in use although the clinical evidence is lacking. We present a ...
    • CSF neurofilament light chain predicts 10-year clinical and radiologic worsening in multiple sclerosis 

      Bhan, Alok; Jacobsen, Cecilie; Dalen, Ingvild; Bergsland, Niels; Zivadinov, Robert; Alves, Guido Werner; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Farbu, Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Neurofilament light chain (NfL) is an attractive biomarker of disease activity and progression in MS, but there is a lack in long-term prognostic data. Objective To test the long-term clinical and radiological ...
    • Cumulative prognostic score predicting mortality in patients older than 80 years admitted to the ICU 

      de Lange, Dylan W.; Brinkman, Sylvia; Flaatten, Hans; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Bertolini, Guido; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Fjølner, Jesper; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Bollen Pinto, Bernardo; de Smet, Anne Marie G.A.; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Guidet, Bertrand (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06)
      OBJECTIVES To develop a scoring system model that predicts mortality within 30 days of admission of patients older than 80 years admitted to intensive care units (ICUs). DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A total of ...
    • Current clinical criteria for Lynch syndrome are not sensitive enough to identify MSH6 mutation carriers 

      Sjursen, Wenche; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Grindedal, Eli Marie; Aarset, Harald; Stormorken, Astrid Tenden; Engebretsen, Lars Fredrik; Jonsrud, Christoffer; Bjørnevoll, Inga; Andresen, Per Arne; Ariansen, Sarah; Lavik, Liss Anne S.; Gilde, Bodil; Bowitz-Lothe, Inger Marie; Mæhle, Lovise; Møller, Pål (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-09)
      Background: Reported prevalence, penetrance and expression of deleterious mutations in the mismatch repair (MMR) genes, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6 and PMS2, may reflect differences in the clinical criteria used to select families ...
    • Current role of endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery in the management of renal stones: A scoping review 

      Nedbal, Carlotta; Jahrreiss, Victoria; Cerrato, Clara; Castellani, Daniele; Kamal, Wissam Khalid; Hameed, Zeeshan; Gauhar, Vineet; Juliebø-Jones, Patrick; Tzelves, Lazaros; Kallidonis, Panagiotis; Tokas, Theodoros; Somani, Bhaskar K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Introduction: This study aims to review the current role of endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (ECIRS) in the management of renal stones, with a focus on its efficacy and safety. The secondary outcome was to highlight ...
    • Current status of fecal microbiota transplantation for irritable bowel syndrome 

      El-Salhy, Magdy; Hausken, Trygve; Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal functional disorder. Although IBS is a benign condition, it reduces the quality of life considerably. While there is currently no effective treatment ...