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Neurological disorders in Tanzania. Studies on HIV-I, Guillain-Barré syndrome and konzo
(The University of Bergen, 1995-04-27)
This thesis is the result of clinical studies carried out in Northern Tanzania from 1984-1992 and reports on a number of new clinical entities. These are HIV related neurological disorders, konzo and new forms of existing ...
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)
Acute ischemic stroke. Factors that predict outcome
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-05)
Clinical and molecular studies of disease caused by mutations of the mitochondrial DNA polymerase gamma (POLG).
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-26)
Background: Mutations in the gene encoding the DNA-polymerase gamma (POLG), the enzyme that replicates and repairs the mitochondrial genome, are an important cause of human disease and disability. Over 130 pathogenic ...
European neuroborreliosis: Long term follow-up
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-15)
Lyme disease is the most common human tick borne disease in the northern hemisphere, and the southern coastline of Norway is a high endemic region regarding Lyme disease. European Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) often presents ...
Admission C – reactive protein after acute ischemic stroke is associated with stroke severity and mortality: The 'Bergen stroke study'
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-28)
Background: There is growing evidence that inflammation plays an important role in atherogenesis. Previous studies show that C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory marker, is associated with stroke outcomes and future ...
European neuroborreliosis: neuropsychological findings 30 months post-treatment
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011)
Background: The aim of this study was to compare neuropsychological (NP) functioning in patients with Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) 30 months after treatment to matched controls. Methods: We tested 50 patients with LNB ...
Environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis. Results from animal and human studies on diet, vitamin D and Epstein-Barr virus
(The University of Bergen, 2010-01-19)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune mediated disease of the central nervous system (CNS). The aetiology is unknown, but environmental factors as well as multiple separate genetic loci contribute to the disease susceptibility. ...
Risk factors for a non-favourable outcome after treated European Neuroborreliosis
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011)
Aim: To identify risk factors for a non-favourable long term outcome with respect to Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and fatigue after treated Lyme Neuroborreliosis (LNB). Methods: We followed 50 LNB patients, and ...
Neuropsychological assessment of cognitive and emotional functioning in patients with epilepsy
(The University of Bergen, 2006-08-17)
The general aim of the thesis has been to contribute to a deeper understanding of central psychosocial and cognitive problems experienced by patients with epilepsy. In the first paper, the aim was to evaluate the impact ...