• Changes in fecal short-chain fatty acids following fecal microbiota transplantation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome 

      El-Salhy, Magdy; Valeur, Jørgen; Hausken, Trygve; Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Short‐chain fatty acids (SCFAs) may play a role in the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This study analyzed fecal SCFAs after performing fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in the IBS ...
    • 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 ...
    • Gastric function in diabetic gastroparesis assessed by ultrasound and scintigraphy 

      Steinsvik, Elisabeth Kjelsvik; Sangnes, Dag A.; Søfteland, Eirik; Biermann, Martin; Assmus, Jörg; Dimcevski, Georg Gjorgji; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hausken, Trygve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Gastroparesis is a severe diabetes complication characterized by delayed gastric emptying. We examined patients with symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis using gastric emptying scintigraphy and ultrasound drink ...
    • Long-term effects of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in patients with irritable bowel syndrome 

      El-Salhy, Magdy; Bråthen Kristoffersen, Anja; Valeur, Jørgen; Casén, Christina; Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hausken, Trygve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background We recently found fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients to be an effective and safe treatment after 3 months. The present follow-up study investigated the efficacy ...
    • Navigated retrograde endoscopic myotomy (REM) for the treatment of therapy-resistant achalasia 

      Pham, Khanh Do-Cong; Havre, Roald Flesland; Langø, Thomas; Hofstad, Erlend Fagertun; Tangen, Geir Arne; Mårvik, Ronald; Pham, T.; Gilja, Odd Helge; Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar; Viste, Asgaut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04)
      Background In achalasia, muscle spasm may involve the proximal esophagus. When the muscle spasm is located in the proximal esophagus, conventional per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) may not be sufficient to relieve symptoms. ...
    • Wireless motility capsule compared with scintigraphy in the assessment of diabetic gastroparesis 

      Sangnes, Dag André; Søfteland, Eirik; Bekkelund, Mattis; Frey, Jakub; Biermann, Martin; Gilja, Odd Helge; Dimcevski, Georg Gjorgji (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-30)
      Background: Gastroparesis is a potentially severe late complication of diabetes mellitus. Today, delayed gastric emptying (GE) is mandatory for establishing the diagnosis. In this study, we compared wireless motility capsule ...