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Collecting core data in severely injured patients using a consensus trauma template: an international multicentre study
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-12)
Introduction: No worldwide, standardised definitions exist for documenting, reporting and comparing data from severely injured trauma patients. This study evaluated the feasibility of collecting the data variables of ...
Infection after primary hip arthroplasty. A comparison of 3 Norwegian health registers
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-12)
<p>Background and purpose: The aim of the present study was to assess incidence of and risk factors for infection after hip arthroplasty in data from 3 national health registries. We investigated differences in risk patterns ...
A pan-European survey of research in end-of-life cancer care
Background To date, there is no coordinated strategy for end-of-life (EOL) cancer care research in Europe. The PRISMA (Reflecting the Positive Diversities of European Priorities for Research and Measurement in ...
A randomized study on migration of the Spectron EF and the Charnley flanged 40 cemented femoral components using radiostereometric analysis at 2 years
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-10)
<p>Background and purpose: We performed a randomized study to determine the migration patterns of the Spectron EF femoral stem and to compare them with those of the Charnley stem, which is regarded by many as the gold ...
Osteoporosis as a Risk Factor for Distal Radial Fractures. A Case-Control Study
(The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., 2011)
Background: Distal radial fractures occur earlier in life than hip and spinal fractures and may be the first sign of osteoporosis. The aims of this case-control study were to compare the prevalence of osteopenia and ...
Patients Referred to a Norwegian Trauma Centre: effect of transfer distance on injury patterns, use of resources and outcomes
(BioMed Central, 2011-06-16)
Background: Triage and interhospital transfer are central to trauma systems. Few studies have addressed transferred trauma patients. This study investigated transfers of variable distances to OUH (Oslo University ...
Associations between tamoxifen, estrogens, and FSH serum levels during steady state tamoxifen treatment of postmenopausal women with breast cancer
(BioMed Central, 2010-06-21)
Background The cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes 2C19, 2D6, and 3A5 are responsible for converting the selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), tamoxifen to its active metabolites 4-hydroxy-tamoxifen (4OHtam) and ...
Trauma systems in Norway: implementation of national recommendations three years down the line
(BioMed Central, 2012-03-22)
High-dose chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery versus surgery alone in esophageal cancer: a retrospective cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2010-06-01)
Background We aimed to assess whether high-dose preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) improves outcome in esophageal cancer patients compared to surgery alone and to define possible prognostic factors for overall survival. ...
Classification of comorbidity in trauma: agreement and reliability of the pre-injury ASA-PS Scale
(BioMed Central, 2012-03-22)