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  • Long-term Impact on Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Quality of Life and Nutritional Adequacy after Group Intervention in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome 

    Kjøsnes, Norene Grytten (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
    Background: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder often associated with complex clinical manifestations. There is no cure for IBS, however potent management strategies have been ...
  • Molecular approaches to the diagnosis and evaluation of follicular lymphoma 

    Berget, Ellen (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-27)
    Background: Molecular studies of immunoglobulin (IG) genes have provided insights into the pathogenesis of different lymphoid malignancies and allowed the development of useful diagnostic tools as well as powerful ...
  • IGHV gene usage and mutational status in follicular lymphoma: Correlations with prognosis and patient age 

    Berget, Ellen; Molven, Anders; Løkeland, Turid; Helgeland, Lars; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten (Elsevier, 2015-07)
    Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a heterogeneous disease with some patients developing progressively or transformed disease early, whereas others follow an indolent clinical course. We evaluated the prognostic value of ...
  • Epidemiology, treatment and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest 

    Lindner, Thomas Werner (The University of Bergen, 2015-03-26)
    Introduction: Every year in the Western world, emergency medical system (EMS) personnel attempt to resuscitate approximately 500,000 patients who experience out of the hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Reported incidences ...
  • Long-term survival and quality of life after intensive care for patients 80 years of age or older 

    Andersen, Finn H; Flaatten, Hans; Klepstad, Pål; Romild, Ulla Kristina; Kvåle, Reidar (BioMed Central, 2015-06-03)
    Background: Comparison of survival and quality of life in a mixed ICU population of patients 80 years of age or older with a matched segment of the general population. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed survival of ICU ...
  • Recanalization in cerebral ischemia. A register-based study 

    Kvistad, Christopher Elnan (The University of Bergen, 2015-02-20)
  • Identity-by-descent mapping in a Scandinavian multiple sclerosis cohort 

    Westerlind, Helga; Imrell, Kerstin; Ramanujam, Ryan; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Harbo, Hanne Flinstad; Oturai, Annette Bang; Hamsten, Anders; Alfredsson, Lars; Olsson, Tomas; Kockum, Ingrid; Koski, Timo; Hillert, Jan (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
    In an attempt to map chromosomal regions carrying rare gene variants contributing to the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), we identified segments shared identical-by-descent (IBD) using the software BEAGLE 4.0’s refined IBD ...
  • Duodenal Chromogranin A Cell Density as a Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome 

    El-Salhy, Magdy; Gilja, Odd Helge; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Hatlebakk, Jan G; Hausken, Trygve (Hindawi, 2014-06-16)
    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 ...
  • The effect on melanoma risk of genes previously associated with telomere length 

    Iles, Mark M.; Bishop, D. Timothy; Taylor, John C.; Hayward, Nicholas K.; Brossard, Myriam; Cust, Anne E.; Dunning, Alison M.; Lee, Jeffrey E.; Moses, Eric K.; Akslen, Lars A.; Andresen, Per Arne; Avril, Marie-Francoise; Azizi, Esther; Scarra, Giovanna Bianchi; Brown, Kevin M.; Debniak, Tadeusz; Elder, David E.; Friedman, Eitan; Ghiorzo, Paola; Gillanders, Elizabeth M.; Goldstein, Alisa M.; Gruis, Nelleke A.; Hansson, Johan; Harland, Mark; Helsing, Per; Hočevar, Marko; Höiom, Veronica; Ingvar, Christian; Kanetsky, Peter A.; Landi, Maria Teresa; Lang, Julie L.; Lathrop, G. Mark; Lubinski, Jan; Mackie, Rona M.; Martin, Nicholas G.; Molven, Anders; Montgomery, Grant W.; Novakovic, Srdian; Olsson, Håkan; Puig, Susana; Puig-Butille, Joan Anton; Radford-Smith, Graham L.; Randerson-Moor, Juliette; Study Group, SDH; van der Stoep, Nienke; van Doorn, Remco; Whiteman, David C.; MacGregor, Stuart; Pooley, Karen A.; Ward, Sarah V.; Mann, Graham J.; Amos, Christopher I.; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Demenais, Florence; Law, Matthew H.; Bishop, Julia A. Newton; Barrett, Jennifer H. (Oxford University Press, 2014)
    Telomere length has been associated with risk of many cancers, but results are inconsistent. Seven single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) previously associated with mean leukocyte telomere length were either genotyped or ...
  • 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 (Hindawi, 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 ...
  • Effects of scheduled exercise on cancer-related fatigue in women with early breast cancer 

    Husebø, Anne Marie Lunde; Dyrstad, Sindre Mikal; Mjaaland, Ingvil; Søreide, Jon Arne; Bru, Lars Edvin (Hindawi, 2014-01-19)
    While physical activity during cancer treatment is found beneficial for breast cancer patients, evidence indicates ambiguous findings concerning effects of scheduled exercise programs on treatment-related symptoms. This ...
  • Longevity of B-cell and T-cell responses after live attenuated influenza vaccination in children 

    Mohn, Kristin Greve Isdahl; Bredholt, Geir; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Pathirana, Rishi; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Tøndel, Camilla; Cox, Rebecca Jane (Oxford University Press, 2015-05-15)
    Background. The live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is the preferred vaccine for children, but the mechanisms behind protective immune responses are unclear, and the duration of immunity remains to be elucidated. ...
  • Effects of duodenal switch alone or in combination with sleeve gastrectomy on body weight and lipid metabolism in rats 

    Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Kodama, Yosuke; Mjøs, Svein Are; Zhao, Chun-Mei; Johannesen, Helene; Brattbakk, Hans-Richard; Haugen, Christine; Kulseng, Bård Eirik; Mellgren, Gunnar; Chen, Duan (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
    Background: A combined procedure of sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch (SG+DS) has been applied to the treatment of super obesity. The aim of the present study was to test whether duodenal switch alone (DS) leads to ...
  • A pilot study of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) genotype and return of spontaneous circulation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest 

    Lindner, Thomas Werner; Deakin, Charles D.; Aarsetøy, Hildegunn; Rubertsson, Sten; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Søreide, Eldar (BMJ, 2014-08-14)
    Objective: In the last few years the genetic influence on health and disease outcome has become more apparent. The ACE genotype appears to play a significant role in the pathophysiology of several disease processes. This ...
  • Hormone receptor loss in endometrial carcinoma curettage predicts lymph node metastasis and poor outcome in prospective multicentre trial 

    Trovik, Jone; Wik, Elisabeth; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Krakstad, Camilla; Helland, Harald; Vandenput, Ingrid; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Stefansson, Ingunn; Marcickiewicz, Janusz; Tingulstad, Solveig; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Amant, Frédéric; Akslen, Lars A.; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Elsevier, 2013-11)
    Background: Preoperative histologic examination of tumour tissue is essential when deciding if endometrial cancer surgery should include lymph node sampling. We wanted to investigate if biomarkers could improve prediction ...
  • Determining universal processes related to best outcome in emergency abdominal surgery: A multicentre, international, prospective cohort study 

    Bhangu, Aneel; Fitzgerald, J. Edward; Fergusson, Stuart; Khatri, Chetan; Holmer, Hampus; Søreide, Kjetil; Harrison, Ewen M. (BMJ, 2014-10-29)
    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, ...
  • Patterns of local recurrence and dose fractionation of adjuvant radiation therapy in 462 patients with soft tissue sarcoma of extremity and trunk wall 

    Jebsen, Nina; Engellau, Jacob; Engström, Katarina; Bauer, Henrik C.; Monge, Odd R; Muren, Ludvig Paul; Eide, Geir Egil; Trovik, Clement; Bruland, Øyvind (Elsevier, 2013-08-01)
    Purpose To study the impact of dose fractionation of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) on local recurrence (LR) and the relation of LR to radiation fields. Methods and Materials LR rates were analyzed in 462 adult patients ...
  • A Naturalistic Study of the Effect of Acupuncture on Heart-Rate Variability 

    Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Liao, Hanbo; Huang, Yong; Berle, Jan Øystein; Wu, Junxian; Ødegaard, Kjetil Joachim; Wik, Gustav; Zhang, Zhangjin (Elsevier, 2012-02)
    Objectives: To study the effect of acupuncture on heart rate variability (HRV) by using linear and non-linear methods of analysis. Methods: 40 patients were recruited consecutively, including patients with insomnia, ...
  • Spastic paraplegia type 7 is associated with multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions 

    Wedding, Iselin Marie; Koht, Jeanette; Tran, Gia Tuong Thi; Misceo, Doriana; Selmer, Kaja Kristine; Holmgren, Asbjørn; Frengen, Eirik; Bindoff, Laurence; Tallaksen, Chantal; Tzoulis, Charalampos (PLoS, 2014-01-22)
    Spastic paraplegia 7 is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene encoding paraplegin, a protein located at the inner mitochondrial membrane and involved in the processing of other mitochondrial ...
  • Mosaicism of podocyte involvement is related to podocyte injury in females with Fabry disease 

    Mauer, Michael; Glynn, Emily; Svarstad, Einar; Tøndel, Camilla; Gubler, Marie-Claire; West, Michael; Sokolovskiy, Alexey; Whitley, Chester; Najafian, Behzad (PLoS, 2014-11-11)
    Background: Fabry disease. an X-linked deficiency of α-galactosidase A coded by the GLA gene, leads to intracellular globotriaosylceramide (GL-3) accumulation. Although less common than in males, chronic kidney disease, ...

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