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  • Socioeconomic factors affect treatment delivery for patients with low grade glioma: a Swedish population-based study 

    Carstam, Louise; Rydén, Isabelle; Gulati, Sasha; Rydenhag, Bertil; Henriksson, Roger; Salvesen, Øyvind; Smits, Anja; Jakola, Asgeir S (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Background Despite aspirations to achieve equality in healthcare we know that socioeconomic differences exist and may affect treatment and patient outcome, also in serious diseases such as cancer. We investigated ...
  • Postoperative controls of ventilation tubes in children by general practitioner or otolaryngologist? Study protocol for a multicenter randomized non-inferiority study (The ConVenTu study) 

    Austad, Bjarne; Nilsen, Ann Helen; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Albrektsen, Grethe; Nordgård, Ståle; Thorstensen, Wenche Moe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background Otitis media with effusion is the major cause of acquired hearing problems in children. Some of the affected children need surgery with ventilation tubes in the tympanic membrane to reduce ear complaints and to ...
  • Current and Future Prevalence Estimates of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, and Its Subtypes in a Population-Based Sample of People 70 Years and Older in Norway: The HUNT Study 

    Gjøra, Linda; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Bergh, Sverre; Borza, Tom; Brækhus, Anne; Engedal, Knut Arne; Johannessen, Aud; Kvello-Alme, Marte; Krokstad, Steinar; Livingston, Gill; Matthews, Fiona E; Myrstad, Christian; Skjellegrind, Håvard; Thingstad, Pernille; Aakhus, Eivind; Aam, Stina; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Having accurate, up-to-date information on the epidemiology of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia is imperative. Objective: To determine the prevalence of MCI and dementia in Norway using data ...
  • Antibiotic-loaded bone cement in prevention of periprosthetic joint infections in primary total knee arthroplasty: A register-based multicentre randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (ALBA trial) 

    Leta, Tesfaye Hordofa; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Dale, Håvard; Hallan, Geir; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Dyrhovden, Gro Sævik; Westberg, Marianne; Wik, Tina Strømdal; Jakobsen, Rune Bruhn; Aamodt, Arild; Röhrl, Stephan Maximillian; Gøthesen, Øystein Johannes; Lindalen, Einar; Heir, Stig; Ludvigsen, Jarle; Bruun, Trond; Hansen, Ann Kristin; Aune, Knut Erik Moen; Warholm, Marianne; Skjetne, John Petter; Badawy, Mona; Høvding, Pål; Husby, Otto Schnell; Karlsen, Øystein Espeland; Furnes, Ove Nord (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Introduction The current evidence on the efficacy of antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) in reducing the risk of periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) after primary joint reconstruction is insufficient. In several European ...
  • Inflammatory diseases among Norwegian LRRK2 mutation carriers. A 15-years follow-up of a cohort 

    Aasly, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The first families with LRRK2 related Parkinson’s disease (PD) were presented around 15 years ago and numerous papers have described the characteristics of the LRRK2 phenotype. The prevalence of autosomal dominant PD varies ...
  • The impact of authors’ medical specialty on publication patterns and published results of adjuvant radiotherapy for WHO grade 2 meningiomas—a systematic review 

    Strand, Per Sveino; Solheim, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background The role of adjuvant radiotherapy after gross total resection (GTR) of WHO grade 2 meningioma remains unclear, and conflicting results have been published. We hypothesized that authors’ medical specialties could ...
  • Is pituitary MRI screening necessary in cluster headache? 

    Grangeon, Lou; OConnor, Emer; Danno, Daisuke; Ngoc, Thanh Mai Pham; Cheema, Sanjay; Tronvik, Erling Andreas; Davagnanam, Indran; Matharu, Manjit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Objective To determine the prevalence and clinical predictors of pituitary adenomas in cluster headache patients, in order to determine the necessity of performing dedicated pituitary magnetic resonance imaging in patients ...
  • Two‑Year Follow‑Up of a Randomized Clinical Trial of Inpatient Multimodal Occupational Rehabilitation Vs Outpatient Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Sick Listed Workers with Musculoskeletal or Common Mental Disorders 

    Aasdahl, Lene; Vasseljen, Ottar; Gismervik, Sigmund Østgård; Johnsen, Roar; Fimland, Marius Steiro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Purpose There is a lack of results on long-term effects of return to work interventions. We previously reported that an inpatient multimodal occupational rehabilitation program (I-MORE) was more effective in reducing ...
  • Rhinosinusitis without Nasal Polyps in COPD 

    Øie, Marte Rystad; Dahlslett, Sarah Bettina; Sue-Chu, Malcolm; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Steinsvåg, Sverre Karmhus; Thorstensen, Wenche Moe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The validity of the united airway disease concept for rhinosinusitis (RS) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been questioned because of methodological limitations in previous studies. In this study we ...
  • Genetic control of variability in subcortical and intracranial volumes 

    Còrdova Palomera, Aldo; van der Meer, Dennis; Kaufmann, Tobias; Bettella, Francesco; Wang, Yunpeng; Alnæs, Dag; Doan, Nhat Trung; Agartz, Ingrid; Bertolino, Alessandro; Buitelaar, Jan; Coynel, David; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dørum, Erlend Solberg; Espeseth, Thomas; Fazio, Leonardo; Franke, Barbara; Frei, Oleksandr; Håberg, Asta; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Kolskår, Knut-Kristian; Lund, Martina Jonette; Moberget, Torgeir; Nordvik, Jan; Nyberg, Lars; Papassotiropoulos, Andreas; Pergola, Giulio; de Quervain, Dominique; Rampino, Antonio; Richard, Geneviève; Rokicki, Jaroslav; Sanders, Anne-Marthe; Schwarz, Emanuel; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Steen, Vidar Martin; Starrfelt, Jostein; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Ulrichsen, Kristine Moe; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Sensitivity to external demands is essential for adaptation to dynamic environments, but comes at the cost of increased risk of adverse outcomes when facing poor environmental conditions. Here, we apply a novel methodology ...
  • Survival of glioblastoma in relation to tumor location: a statistical tumor atlas of a population-based cohort 

    Fyllingen, Even Hovig; Bø, Lars Eirik; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Jakola, Asgeir Store; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Salvesen, Øyvind; Solheim, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Purpose Previous studies on the effect of tumor location on overall survival in glioblastoma have found conflicting results. Based on statistical maps, we sought to explore the effect of tumor location on overall survival ...
  • Developing health technology innovators: A collaborative learning approach 

    Agterbos, Marieke; Aldershoff, Frank; Cawley, Oisin; Jung, Norbert; Kehoe, Joseph; Klok, Eric; Künz, Andreas; Nilsen, Jan Harald; Jost, Patrick; Rothe, Irene; Sandstrak, Grethe; Skar, Reidun; Weidman, Karl-Heinz (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    In this paper we present a new initiative to promote collaborative learning through industry partnered, interdisciplinary, student and user centred projects. This was achieved through the development of rehabilitation ...
  • Assiciation between in-hospital frailty and health related quality of life three months after stroke: the Nor-COAST study 

    Wæhler, Idunn Snorresdatter; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Lydersen, Stian; Fure, Brynjar; Askim, Torunn; Einstad, Marte Stine; Thingstad, Pernille (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Stroke survivors are known to have poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) than the general population, but less is known about characteristics associated with HRQoL decreasing through time following a ...
  • Modeling movement-induced errors in AC electromagnetic trackers 

    Tuffaha, Mutaz; Stavdahl, Øyvind; Stensdotter, Ann-Katrin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Error analysis of electromagnetic motion tracking systems is of growing interest to many researchers. Under sensor movement, it is logical to presume that the error in position and orientation measurements will increase. ...
  • Pain During Sex Before and After Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation - A Multicenter Observational Study 

    Holmberg, Siril Therese; Salvesen, Øyvind; Vangen-Lønne, Vetle; Hara, Sozaburo; Fredheim, Olav Magnus; Solberg, Tore; Jakola, Asgeir S; Solheim, Ole; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Gulati, Sasha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Study Design. Observational multicenter study. Objective. The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in pain during sexual activity after surgery for lumbar disc herniation (LDH). Summary of Background Data. ...
  • Daily associations between sleep and pain in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain 

    Abeler, Karin; Bergvik, Svein; Sand, Trond; Friborg, Oddgeir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Patients with chronic pain commonly report sleep problems, and the evidence for a relationship between sleep disturbance and pain seems robust. The day‐to‐day associations between these constructs are less well studied, ...
  • Outcome Prediction after Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: External Validation of Two Established Prognostic Models in 1742 European Patients 

    Dijkland, Simone; Retel Helmrich, Isabel; Nieboer, Daan; van der Jagt, Mathieu; Dippel, Diederik W.J.; Menon, David K; Stocchetti, Nino; Maas, Andrew I.R.; Lingsma, Hester F; Steyerberg, Ewout W; Andelic, Nada; Andreassen, Lasse; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril; Vik, Anne; Åkerlund, Cecilia; Amrein, Krisztina; Antoni, Anna; Audibert, Gerard; Azouvi, Philippe; Azzolini, Luisa; Bartels, Ronald; Barzo, Pal; Beauvais, Romuald; Beer, Ronny; Bellander, Bo-Michael; Belli, Antonio; Benali, Habib; Berardino, Maurizio; Beretta, Luigi; Blaabjerg, Morten; Bragge, Peter; Brazinova, Alexandra; Brinck, Vibeke; Brooker, Joanne; Brorsson, Camilla; Buki, Andras; Bullinger, Monika; Cabeleira, Manuel; Caccioppola, Alessio; Calappi, Emiliana; Calvi, Maria Rosa; Cameron, Peter; Lozano, Guillermo Carbayo; Carbonara, Marco; Chevallard, Giorgio (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The International Mission on Prognosis and Analysis of Clinical Trials in Traumatic Brain Injury (IMPACT) and Corticoid Randomisation After Significant Head injury (CRASH) prognostic models predict functional outcome after ...
  • Validation of the Nepali versions of the Neck Disability Index and the Numerical Rating Scale for Neck Pain 

    Shrestha, Dipak; Shrestha, Rohit; Grotle, Margreth; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Solberg, Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Study Design. A cross-sectional study with a test–retest design. Objective. To translate and culturally adapt the numerical rating scale (NRS) for neck pain intensity and the Neck Disability Index (NDI), and asses their ...
  • Understanding the relationship between cognitive performance and function in daily life after traumatic brain injury 

    Wilson, Lindsay; Horton, Lindsay; Kunzmann, Kevin; Sahakian, Barbara J.; Newcombe, Virginia; Stamatakis, E; Steinbuechel, Nicole; Cunitz, Kathrin; Covic, Amra; Maas, Andrew; van Praag, Dominigue; Menon, David; Andelic, Nada; Andreassen, Lasse; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril; Vik, Anne; Åkerlund, Cecilia; Amrein, Krisztina; Antoni, Anna; Audibert, Gerard; Azouvi, Philippe; Azzolini, Maria Luisa; Bartels, Ronald; Barzo, Pal; Beauvais, Romuald; Beer, Ronny; Bellander, Bo-Michael; Belli, Antonio; Benali, Habib; Berardino, Maurizio; Beretta, Luigi; Blaabjerg, Morten; Bragge, Peter; Brazinova, Alexandra; Brinck, Vibeke; Brooker, Joanne; Brorsson, Camilla; Buki, Andras; Bullinger, Monika; Cabeleira, Manuel; Caccioppola, Alessio; Calappi, Emiliana; Calvi, Maria Rosa; Cameron, Peter; Lozano, Guillermo Carbayo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objective: Cognitive impairment is a key cause of disability after traumatic brain injury (TBI) but relationships with overall functioning in daily life are often modest. The aim is to examine cognition at different levels ...
  • Predictive and diagnostic utility of brief neuropsychological assessment in detecting Alzheimer's pathology and progression to dementia 

    Eliassen, Ingvild Vøllo; Fladby, Tormod; Kirsebom, Bjørn-Eivind; Waterloo, Knut; Eckerström, Marie; Wallin, Anders; Bråthen, Geir; Aarsland, Dag; Hessen, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objective: To assess the role of brief neuropsychological assessments in prediction and identification of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology and progression to AD dementia. Method: Adults (N = 255; range = 40–81 years) ...

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