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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in Norway: Patterns of activity and undesired events
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-21)
<p><strong>Background:</strong> Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the gold standard for the treatment of common bile duct stones (CBDS) and palliative decompression of malignant strictures. However, ...
No effect of 6-month intake of glucosamine sulfate on Modic changes or high intensity zones in the lumbar spine: sub-group analysis of a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-17)
<p>Background: The underlying pathology and natural course of Modic changes (MC) in the vertebral body marrow and high intensity zones (HIZs) in the annulus fibrosus is not completely clarified. These findings on ...
Implementation of recommended trauma system criteria in south-eastern Norway: a cross-sectional hospital survey
(BioMed Central, 2012-01-26)
<p>Background: Formalized trauma systems have shown beneficial effects on patient survival and have harvested great recognition among health care professionals. In spite of this, the implementation of trauma systems is ...
Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction. Diagnostic procedures and therapy
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-08)
Introduction: Exercise-induced inspiratory stridor (EllS) is not uncommon in adolescents. lt can be caused by airflow obstruction at different levels of the airways but most often at the laryngeal level. Although the larynx ...
Emergency intraosseous access in a helicopter emergency medical service: a retrospective study
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-07)
<p>Intraosseous access (IO) is a method for providing vascular access in out-of-hospital resuscitation of critically ill and injured patients when traditional intravenous access is difficult or impossible. Different ...
Steppingstones to the implementation of an inhospital fracture and dislocation registry using the AO/OTA classification: compliance, completeness and commitment
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-18)
Background Musculoskeletal trauma represents a considerable global health burden, however reliable population-based incidence data are scarce. A fracture and dislocation registry was established within a well-defined ...
The prognostic relevance of interactions between venous invasion, lymph node involvement and distant metastases in renal cell carcinoma after radical nephrectomy
(BioMed Central, 2008-12-19)
Background: To investigate a possible prognostic significance of interactions between lymph node invasion (LNI), synchronous distant metastases (SDM), and venous invasion (VI) adjusted for mode of detection, Eastern ...
Trauma systems and early management of severe injuries in scandinavia: review and current status
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-28)
Clinical Studies of Vestibular Schwannomas
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
Bakers’ rhinitis : diagnostic criteria, flour dust exposure, mucosal inflammation, IgE sensitization, and relation to lower airways
(The University of Bergen, 2008-01-16)
This thesis is the results of a cross-sectional epidemiological study undertaken in the period from March 2000 to January 2002 on bakery workers in 6 bakeries in Bergen, Norway. The aims were to study the consequences ...