• Akathisia and atypical antipsychotics. Relation to suicidality, agitation and depression in a clinical trial 

      Bjarke, Jill Kristin; Gjerde, Helga Nødland; Jørgensen, Hugo A; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Løberg, Else-Marie; Johnsen, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Objective: Akathisia is among the most unpleasant side effects related to antipsychotic drug (AP) use, and possible associations between akathisia and agitation, depression and suicidal behaviour, respectively, have been ...
    • 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 ...
    • Alterations of the retinoblastoma gene in metastatic breast cancer 

      Berge, Elisabet Ognedal; Knappskog, Stian; Lillehaug, Johan; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-01-21)
      Germline mutations affecting the retinoblastoma gene (RB1) predispose to inherited retinoblastomas but also other malignancies, including breast cancer. While somatic RB1 mutations have been detected in different malignancies, ...
    • Altered levels of cytokines in patients with irritable bowel syndrome are not correlated with fatigue 

      Vara, Ellen Johanne; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Hausken, Trygve; Lied, Gülen Arslan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-07-06)
      Introduction: A considerable number of patients with gastrointestinal complaints attributable to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have shown evidence of immune activation. Fatigue is also frequently reported by IBS patients ...
    • Amelioration of Severe TNBS Induced Colitis by Novel AP-1 and NF-κB Inhibitors in Rats 

      El-Salhy, Magdy; Umezawa, Kazuo; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hatlebakk, Jan G; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Hausken, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-01-30)
      AP-1 and NF-κB inhibitors, namely, DTCM-G and DHMEQ, were investigated in male Wistar rats with severe colitis, induced by TNBS. The animals were randomized into 3 groups. The control group received 0.5 mL of 0.5% of the ...
    • Analysis of salivary mycobiome in a cohort of oral squamous cell carcinoma patients from Sudan identifies higher salivary carriage of malassezia as an independent and favorable predictor of overall survival 

      Mohamed, Nazar; Litlekalsøy, Jorunn; Ahmed, Israa Abdul Rhman; Martinsen, Einar Marius Hjellestad; Furriol, Jessica; Javier-Lopez, Ruben; Elsheikh, Mariam; Mohamed, Nuha Mohamed Gaafar; Morgado, Luis; Mundra, Sunil; Johannessen, Anne Christine; Osman, Tarig Al-Hadi; Nginamau, Elisabeth Sivy; Suleiman, Ahmed; Costea, Daniela Elena (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-12)
      Background: Microbial dysbiosis and microbiome-induced inflammation have emerged as important factors in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) tumorigenesis during the last two decades. However, the “rare biosphere” of the ...
    • Anaphylaxis following prick-by-prick testing with peanut 

      Alnæs, Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Anaphylaxis due to prick‐by‐prick testing is a rare but potentially life‐threatening complication. Personnel performing testing should be able to recognize and treat anaphylaxis. Adrenaline must be available. In high‐risk ...
    • Anastomotic leak after surgery for colon cancer and effect on long‐term survival 

      Stormark, Kjartan; Krarup, Peter-Martin; Sjövall, Annika; Søreide, Kjetil; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Nordholm-Carstensen, Andreas; Nedrebø, Bjørn Steinar Olden; Kørner, Hartwig (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Aim An anastomotic leak after surgery for colon cancer is a recognized complication but how it may adversely affect long‐term survival is less clear because data are scarce. The aim of the study was to investigate the ...
    • The anatomic centers of the femoral and tibial insertions of the anterior cruciate ligament: a systematic review of imaging and cadaveric studies reporting normal center locations 

      Parkar, Anagha P; Adriaensen, Miraude E.A.M.P.; Vindfeld, Søren; Solheim, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is regularly reconstructed if knee joint function is impaired. Anatomic graft tunnel placement, often assessed with varying measurement methods, in the femur and tibia is ...
    • Animal Laboratory Training Improves Lung Ultrasound Proficiency and Speed 

      Oveland, Nils Petter; Lossius, Hans Morten; Aagaard, Rasmus; Connolly, Jim; Sloth, Erik; Knudsen, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-09)
      Background: Although lung ultrasound (US) is accurate in diagnosing pneumothorax (PTX), the training requirements and methods necessary to perform US examinations must be defined. Objective: Our aim was to test whether ...
    • Ankle fractures: a systematic review of patient‑reported outcome measures and their measurement properties 

      Nguyen, Michael Quan; Dalen, Ingvild; Iversen, Marjolein Memelink; Harboe, Knut; Paulsen, Aksel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Purpose Ankle fractures are commonly occurring fractures, especially in the aging population, where they often present as fragility fractures. The disease burden and economic costs to the patient and society are considerable. ...
    • Answer to comment on "sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs: a blinded controlled polysomnographic study" 

      Engstrøm, Morten; Hagen, Knut; Bjørk, Marte Helene; Sand, Trond (Journal article, 2013-07-01)
      We discuss the comments on our article “Sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs. A blinded controlled polysomnographic study” published in JHP 2013 Feb 14;14(1):12. We hypothesize that migraineurs need ...
    • Anterior cingulate gamma-aminobutyric acid concentrations and electroconvulsive therapy 

      Erchinger, Vera Jane; Miller, Jeremy; Jones, Thomas; Kessler, Ute; Bustillo, Juan R.; Haavik, Jan; Petrillo, Jonathan; Ziomek, Gregory; Hammar, Åsa; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Calhoun, Vince D.; McClintock, Shawn M.; Ersland, Lars; Oltedal, Leif; Abbott, Christopher (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-17)
      Objective The anticonvulsant hypothesis posits that ECT’s mechanism of action is related to enhancement of endogenous anticonvulsant brain mechanisms. Results of prior studies investigating the role of the inhibitory ...
    • Anterior cruciate ligament—return to sport after injury scale: validation of the Norwegian language version 

      Faleide, Anne Gro Heyn; Inderhaug, Eivind; Vervaat, Willemijn; Breivik, Kyrre; Bogen, Bård Erik; Mo, Ingunn Fleten; Trøan, Ingrid; Strand, Torbjørn; Magnussen, Liv Heide (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose Evidence is emerging on the importance of psychological readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The ACL-Return to Sport after Injury scale (ACL-RSI) is developed to ...
    • Anti-depressive effectiveness of olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone and ziprasidone: a pragmatic, randomized trial 

      Kjelby, Eirik; Jørgensen, Hugo A.; Kroken, Rune A.; Løberg, Else-Marie; Johnsen, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-08-31)
      Background: Efficacy studies indicate anti-depressive effects of at least some second generation antipsychotics (SGAs). The Bergen Psychosis Project (BPP) is a 24-month, pragmatic, industry-independent, randomized, head-tohead ...
    • Antibiotic treatment In patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial 

      Storheim, Kjersti; Espeland, Ansgar; Grøvle, Lars; Skouen, Jan Sture; Assmus, Jörg; Anke, Audny; Froholdt, Anne; Pedersen, LM; Haugen, AJ; Fors, Terese; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Lutro, Olav; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Kadar, Thomas; Vetti, Nils; Randen, Solfrid; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Brox, Jens Ivar; Grotle, Margreth; Zwart, JA (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-12-15)
      Background: A previous randomised controlled trial (RCT) of patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) and vertebral bone marrow (Modic) changes (MCs) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), reported that a 3-month, high-dose ...
    • Antibiotic-loaded bone cement in prevention of periprosthetic joint infections in primary total knee arthroplasty: A register-based multicentre randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (ALBA trial) 

      Leta, Tesfaye Hordofa; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Dale, Håvard; Hallan, Geir; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Dyrhovden, Gro Sævik; Westberg, Marianne; Wik, Tina Strømdal; Jakobsen, Rune Bruhn; Aamodt, Arild; Röhrl, Stephan Maximillian; Gøthesen, Øystein Johannes; Lindalen, Einar; Heir, Stig; Ludvigsen, Jarle; Bruun, Trond; Hansen, Ann Kristin; Aune, Knut Erik Moen; Warholm, Marianne; Skjetne, John Petter; Badawy, Mona; Høvding, Pål; Husby, Otto Schnell; Karlsen, Øystein Espeland; Furnes, Ove Nord (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction The current evidence on the efficacy of antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) in reducing the risk of periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) after primary joint reconstruction is insufficient. In several European ...
    • Antipsychotic use in pregnancy and risk of attention/ deficit-hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder: a Nordic cohort study 

      Halfdanarson, Oskar; Cohen, Jacqueline Mallory; Karlstad, Øystein; Cesta, Carolyn E.; Bjørk, Marte-Helene; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Einarsdottir, Kristjana; Furu, Kari; Gissler, Mika; Hjellvik, Vidar; Kieler, Helle; Leinonen, Maarit; Nørgaard, Mette; Essen, Buket Öztürk; Ulrichsen, Sinna Pilgaard; Reutfors, Johan; Zoega, Helga (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Antipsychotics are increasingly used among women of childbearing age and during pregnancy. Objective To determine whether children exposed to antipsychotics in utero are at increased risk of attention-d ...
    • Antiseizure medication in patients with Glioblastoma- a collaborative cohort study 

      Knudsen-Baas, Kristin M.; Storstein, Anette; Zarabla, Alessia; Maialetti, Andrea; Giannarelli, Diana; Beghi, Ettore; Maschio, Marta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose We investigated, whether epileptic seizures (ES) as presenting symptom in adult patients with GBM are associated with better Overall Survival (OS) compared to ES presenting later during the course of GBM, and ...
    • Apparent diffusion coefficient values in Modic changes – interobserver reproducibility and relation to Modic type 

      Dagestad, Magnhild Hammersland; Vetti, Nils; Kristoffersen, Per M; Zwart, John Anker Henrik; Storheim, Kjersti; Bakland, Gunnstein; Brox, Jens Ivar; Grøvle, Lars; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Andersen, Erling; Assmus, Jörg; Espeland, Ansgar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Modic Changes (MCs) in the vertebral bone marrow were related to back pain in some studies but have uncertain clinical relevance. Diffusion weighted MRI with apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC)-measurements ...