• Construct validity of eoSim - a low-cost and portable laparoscopic simulator 

      Mansoor, Saira Mauland; Våpenstad, Cecilie; Mårvik, Ronald; Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Bliksøen, Marte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose: To examine the construct validity of the low-cost, portable laparoscopic simulator eoSim using motion analysis. Material and methods: Novice and experienced surgeons (≤ 100 and >100 laparoscopic procedures ...
    • NLRP3 inflammasome promotes myocardial remodeling during diet-induced obesity 

      Sokolova, Marina; Sjaastad, Ivar; Louwe, Maria Cornelia; Alfsnes, Katrine; Aronsen, Jan Magnus; Zhang, Lili; Haugstad, Solveig Bjærum; Bendiksen, Bård Andre; Øgaard, Jonas; Bliksøen, Marte; Lien, Egil; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Aukrust, Pål; Ranheim, Trine; Yndestad, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Obesity is an increasingly prevalent metabolic disorder in the modern world and is associated with structural and functional changes in the heart. The NLRP3 inflammasome is an innate immune sensor that can be ...