• Colorectal cancer screening with repeated fecal immunochemical test versus sigmoidoscopy: baseline results from a randomized trial 

      Randel, Kristin Ranheim; Schult, Anna Lisa; Botteri, Edoardo; Hoff, Geir; Bretthauer, Michael; Ursin, Giske; Natvig, Erik; Berstad, Paula; Jørgensen, Anita; Sandvei, Per Kristian; Olsen, Marie Kristin Ek; Frigstad, Svein Oskar; Darre-Næss, Ole; Norvard, Espen R.; Bolstad, Nils; Kørner, Hartwig; Wibe, Arne; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; de Lange, Thomas; Holme, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and aims: The comparative effectiveness of sigmoidoscopy and fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is unknown. Methods: Individuals aged 50-74 years living in South-East Norway ...
    • Effects of Obesity Surgery on Overall and Disease-Specific Mortality in a 5-Country Population-Based Study 

      Kauppila, Joonas H.; Tao, Wenjing; Santoni, Giola; von Euler-Chelpin, My; Lynge, Elsebeth; Tryggvadóttir, Laufey; Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Pukkala, Eero; Lagergren, Jesper (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background & Aims Bariatric surgery might reduce overall mortality from obesity. We investigated whether the survival times of patients who have had bariatric surgery are similar to those of the general population and are ...
    • Incidence and mortality in upper gastrointestinal cancer after negative endoscopy for gastroesophageal reflux disease 

      Holmberg, Dag; Santoni, Giola; von Euler-Chelpin, My; Färkkilä, Martti; Kauppila, Joonas; Maret-Ouda, John; Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Lagergren, Jesper (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background and Aims Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with an increased risk of cancer of the upper gastrointestinal tract. This study aimed to assess whether and to what extent a negative upper endoscopy ...
    • Mortality, Reoperation, and Hospital Stay Within 90 Days of Primary and Secondary Antireflux Surgery in a Population-Based Multinational Study 

      Yanes, Manar; Santoni, Giola; Maret-Ouda, John; Markar, Sheraz; Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Kauppila, Joonas H.; Färkkilä, Martti; Lynge, Elsebeth; Pukkala, Eero; Tryggvadottir, Laufey; von Euler-Chelpin, My; Lagergren, Jesper (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background & Aims Absolute rates and risk factors of short-term outcomes after antireflux surgery remain largely unknown. We aimed to clarify absolute risks and risk factors for poor 90-day outcomes of primary laparoscopic ...