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Evaluation of Ki67 expression across distinct categories of breast cancer specimens: A Population-based study of matched surgical specimens, core needle biopsies and tissue microarrays
<p>Introduction: Tumor cell proliferation in breast cancer is strongly prognostic and may also predict response to chemotherapy. However, there is no consensus on counting areas or cut-off values for patient stratification. ...
The characteristics of epileptiform activity and their implications for EEG background activity studied through a novel comprehensive EEG database
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-07)
Total drug treatment and comorbidity in myasthenia gravis: a population-based cohort study
<p>Background and purpose: Comorbidity in myasthenia gravis (MG) is important for diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Disease complexity was assessed by examining total drug treatment, immune therapy and comorbidity in a ...
Determining universal processes related to best outcome in emergency abdominal surgery: A multicentre, international, prospective cohort study
<p>Introduction: Emergency abdominal surgery outcomes represent an internationally important marker of healthcare quality and capacity. In this study, a novel approach to investigating global surgical outcomes is proposed, ...
Risk Factors for Jumper’s Knee
(The University of Bergen, 2014-09-12)
<p>Background: The prevalence of jumper’s knee is high in sports characterized by high demands on leg extensor speed and power, such as volleyball, basketball, football and athletics. A prevalence up to 50% has been ...
An 18-Gene signature for vascular invasion is associated with aggressive features and reduced survival in breast cancer
<p>Aims: Vascular invasion by tumor cells is known to be important for cancer progression. By microarray and qPCR analyses, we earlier identified an 18-gene signature associated with vascular involvement in endometrial ...
Anti-depressive effectiveness of olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone and ziprasidone: a pragmatic, randomized trial
(BioMed Central, 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, ...
Duodenal Chromogranin A Cell Density as a Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Background and Aim. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a common marker for endocrine cells. The density of duodenal CgA cells is reduced in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Methods. The present study was undertaken to ...
Exome Sequencing and Genetic Testing for MODY
(Public Library of Science, 2012-05-25)
<p>Context: Genetic testing for monogenic diabetes is important for patient care. Given the extensive genetic and clinical heterogeneity of diabetes, exome sequencing might provide additional diagnostic potential when ...
Myasthenia Gravis and Acetylcholine Receptor-Antibodies. AChR-Antibodies as a Marker for Epidemiological Studies and in the Follow-up of Patients
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-28)