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Alterations of the retinoblastoma gene in metastatic breast cancer
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, ...
Actigraphic registration of motor activity reveals a more structured behavioural pattern in schizophrenia than in major depression
(BioMed Central, 2010-05-27)
<p>Background: Disturbances in motor activity pattern are seen in both schizophrenia and depression. However, this activity has rarely been studied objectively. The purpose of the present study has been to study the ...
Gastric diverticulum and halitosis - A case for surgery?
<p>INTRODUCTION Gastric diverticulum is a rare and frequently asymptomatic condition. Symptoms include vague pain, fullness, dyspepsia, vomiting, hemorrhage and perforation. Occasionally, the patient can present with ...
Assessing the association of oxytocin augmentation with obstetric anal sphincter injury in nulliparous women: A population-based, case-control study
<p>Objective To assess the association of oxytocin augmentation with obstetric anal sphincter injury among nulliparous women.</p> <p>Design Population-based, case–control study.</p> <p>Setting Primary and secondary ...
Portal and umbilical venous distribution in the human fetus : a longitudinal ultrasound study
(The University of Bergen, 2007-06-26)
Knowledge of the venous perfusion of the human fetal liver is fragmentary and mainly limited to the umbilical circulation. Current ultrasound technology makes it possible to study blood flow noninvasively and to give new ...
Apathy in Parkinson’s disease. A community-based study
(The University of Bergen, 2010-04-09)
Mortality in epilepsy and the influence of comorbid conditions and antiepileptic drugs
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-31)
<p><strong>Purpose:</strong> Based on a clinical observation, this study was initiated to examine whether treatment with lamotrigine (LTG) is associated with an increased risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) ...
Sleep quality, arousal and pain thresholds in migraineurs: a blinded controlled polysomnographic study
(BioMed Central, 2013-02-14)
<p>Background: Our aim was to compare subjective and objective sleep quality and arousal in migraine and to evaluate the relationship between sleep quality and pain thresholds (PT) in controls, interictal, preictal and ...
A Porcine Pneumothorax Model for Teaching Ultrasound Diagnostics
<p>Objectives: Ultrasound (US) is a sensitive diagnostic tool for detecting pneumothorax (PTX), but methods are needed to optimally teach this technique outside of direct patient care. In training and research settings, ...
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with asthma
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-07)
Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly recognized as a common disorder not only in children, but also in the adult population. Similarly, asthma also has a substantial prevalence among ...