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  • Diagnostic validity of fatal cerebral strokes and coronary deaths 

    Gulsvik, Anne K.; Gulsvik, Amund; Svendsen, Einar; Mæhle, Bjørn Ove; Thelle, Dag S.; Wyller, Torgeir B. (Springer, 2011-03)
    Mortality statistics represent important endpoints in epidemiological studies. The diagnostic validity of cerebral stroke and ischemic heart disease recorded as the underlying cause of death in Norwegian mortality statistics ...
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  • Latitude, Birth Date, and Allergy 

    Wjst, Matthias; Dharmage, Shyamali; André, Elisabeth; Norbäck, Dan; Raherison, Chantal; Villani, Simona; Manfreda, Jure; Sunyer, Jordi; Jarvis, Deborah; Burney, Peter; Svanes, Cecilie (Public Library of Science, 2005-10-04)
    Background: The space and time distribution of risk factors for allergic diseases may provide insights into disease mechanisms. Allergy is believed to vary by month of birth, but multinational studies taking into account ...
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  • Persistent Systemic Inflammation is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcomes in COPD: A Novel Phenotype 

    Agustí, Alvar; Edwards, Lisa D.; Rennard, Stephen I.; MacNee, William; Tal-Singer, Ruth; Bakke, Per; ECLIPSE (Public Library of Science, 2012-05-18)
    Background: Because chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a heterogeneous condition, the identification of specific clinical phenotypes is key to developing more effective therapies. To explore if the persistence ...
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  • Predictors of diagnostic yield in bronchoscopy: a retrospective cohort study comparing different combinations of sampling techniques 

    Roth, Kjetil; Hardie, Jon Andrew; Andreassen, Alf H.; Leh, Friedemann; Eagan, Tomas Mikal (BioMed Central, 2008-01-26)
    Background: The reported diagnostic yield from bronchoscopies in patients with lung cancer varies greatly. The optimal combination of sampling techniques has not been finally established. The objectives of this study ...
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  • Predictors of long time survival after lung cancer surgery. A retrospective cohort study. 

    Roth, Kjetil; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Hatlen, Elisabeth; Sørensen, Karina Søvik; Hole, Torstein; Haaverstad, Rune (BioMed Central, 2008-10-27)
    Background: There have been few reports regarding long time survival after lung cancer surgery. The influence of age and pulmonary function on long time survival is still not fully discovered. Some reports suggest that ...
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  • Swabbing for respiratory viral infections in older patients: a comparison of rayon and nylon flocked swabs 

    Hernes, Susanne; Quarsten, Hanne; Hagen, Egil; Lyngroth, Anne Liv; Pripp, Are Hugo; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per (Springer, 2011)
    The purpose of this study was to compare the sampling efficacy of rayon swabs and nylon flocked swabs, and of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal specimens for the detection of respiratory viruses in elderly patients. Samples ...
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