Recent Submissions

  • Impact of transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas on overall health-related quality of life: a longitudinal cohort study 

    Sommerfelt, Hanne; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Solheim, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Background: Previous studies show a moderate improvement in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) following transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas, but no consistent predictors of HRQoL outcome have been identified. ...
  • Prognostic ability of STarT Back Screening Tool combined with work-related factors in patients with low back pain in primary care: a prospective study 

    Unsgaard-Tøndel, Monica; Vasseljen, Ottar; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Myhre, Gard; Robinson, Hilde Stendal; Meisingset, Ingebrigt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Objective Primary care screening tools for patients with low back pain may improve outcome by identifying modifiable obstacles for recovery. The STarT Back Screening Tool (SBST) consists of nine biological and psychological ...
  • Altered Ultrasonographic Activity of Abdominal Muscles during Breathing in Males with and without Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain 

    Arab, Amir Massoud; Sheikhhoseini, Rahman; Rasouli, Omid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Purpose This study aimed to investigate the altered ultrasonographic activity of abdominal muscles during breathing in males with and without nonspecifc chronic low back pain (NSCLBP). Design Cross-sectional study. Methods ...
  • The role of leadership in promoting safety for nursing home residents and preventing elder abuse and neglect 

    Myhre, Janne (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2021:99, Doctoral thesis, 2021)
    This thesis describes the phenomenon of elder abuse and neglect in the institutional context from the perspective of nursing home leaders. Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes is a complex multifactorial problem and ...
  • Recovery trajectories in common musculoskeletal complaints by diagnosis contra prognostic phenotypes 

    Aasdahl, Lene; Granviken, Fredrik; Meisingset, Ingebrigt; Woodhouse, Astrid; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Vasseljen, Ottar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background There are large variations in symptoms and prognostic factors among patients sharing the same musculoskeletal (MSK) diagnosis, making traditional diagnostic labelling not very helpful in informing treatment ...
  • Is disrupted sleep a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease? Evidence from a two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis 

    Anderson, Emma L.; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Jones, Samuel E.; Hemani, Gibran; Wade, Kaitlin H; Dashti, Hassan S.; Lane, Jaqueline; Wang, Heming; Saxena, Richa; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Korologou-Linden, Roxanna; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Abecasis, Goncalo; Coulthard, Elizabeth; Kyle, Simon D.; Beaumont, Robin N.; Tyrell, Jessica; Frayling, Timothy M; Munafo, Marcus R; Wood, Andrew R; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav; Howe, Laura D; Lawlor, Deborah A.; Weedon, Michael N; Smith, George Davey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background It is established that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients experience sleep disruption. However, it remains unknown whether disruption in the quantity, quality or timing of sleep is a risk factor for the onset ...
  • Norwegian obstetricians' experiences of the use of ultrasound in pregnancy management. A qualitative study 

    Edvardsson, Kristina; Åhman, Annika; Fagerli, Tove Anita; Darj, Elisabeth; Holmlund, Sofia; Small, Rhonda; Mogren, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    Objective To explore obstetricians’ experiences and views of the use of obstetric ultrasound in clinical management of pregnancy. Methods A qualitative interview study was undertaken in 2015 with obstetricians (N = 20) ...
  • Long-term motor outcomes of very preterm and/or very low birth weight individuals without cerebral palsy: A review of the current evidence 

    Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Ustad, Tordis; Tikanmäki, Marjaana; Haaramo, Peija; Kajantie, Eero Olavi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We reviewed literature on long-term motor outcomes of individuals aged five years or older born very preterm (VP: ≤32 weeks of gestation) or with very low birth weight (VLBW: ≤1500g), without cerebral palsy (CP). PubMed ...
  • GWAS of thyroid stimulating hormone highlights pleiotropic effects and inverse association with thyroid cancer 

    Zhou, Wei; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Kabil, Omer; Gudmundsson, Julius; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Weinstock, Joshua; Zawistowski, Matthew; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Chaker, Layal; Medici, Marco; Teumer, Alexander; Naitza, Silvia; Sanna, Serena; Schultheiss, Ulla T.; Cappola, Anne R.; Karjalainen, Juha; Kurki, Mitja I.; Oneka, Morgan; Taylor, Peter; Fritsche, Lars; Graham, Sarah E.; Wolford, Brooke N.; Overton, William; Rasheed, Humaira; Bordal, Eirin Haug; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Surakka, Ida; Davey Smith, George; Pandit, Anita; Roychowdhury, Tanmoy; Hornsby, Whitney; Jonasson, Jon G.; Senter, Leigha; Liyanarachchi, Sandya; Ringel, Matthew D.; Xu, Li; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; He, Huiling; Netea-Maier, Romana; Mayordomo, Jose; Plantinga, Theo S.; Hrafnkelsson, Jon; Hjartarson, Hannes; Sturgis, Erich M.; Palotie, Aarno; Daly, Mark J.; Citterio, Cintia E.; Arvan, Peter; Brummett, Chad M.; Boehnke, Michael; de la Chapelle, Albert; Stefansson, Kari; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen J.; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is critical for normal development and metabolism. To better understand the genetic contribution to TSH levels, we conduct a GWAS meta-analysis at 22.4 million genetic markers in up to ...
  • Long‐term changes in self‐reported sleep quality and risk of chronic musculoskeletal pain: The HUNT Study 

    Skarpsno, Eivind S.; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Hagen, Knut; Mork, Paul Jarle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    We examined the association between long‐term (~10 years) changes in self‐reported sleep quality and risk of any chronic musculoskeletal pain and chronic widespread pain. The study comprised data on 6,033 people who ...
  • Twelve months effect of self-referral to inpatient treatment on patient activation, recovery, symptoms and functioning: A randomized controlled study 

    Moljord, Inger Elise Opheim; Lara Cabrera, Mariela Loreto; Salvesen, Øyvind; Rise, Marit By; Bjørgen, Dagfinn; Antonsen, Dag Øivind; Olsø, Turid Møller; Evensen, Gretha Helen; Gudde, Camilla Buch; Linaker, Olav Morten; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Eriksen, Lasse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    Objective To investigate the effect of having a contract for self-referral to inpatient treatment (SRIT) in patients with severe mental disorders. Methods A randomized controlled trial with 53 adult patients; 26 ...
  • Body mass index, abdominal fatness, weight gain and the risk of psoriasis: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective studies 

    Aune, Dagfinn; Snekvik, Ingrid; Schlesinger, Sabrina; Norat, Teresa; Riboli, Elio; Vatten, Lars Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Greater body mass index (BMI) has been associated with increased risk of psoriasis in case–control and cross-sectional studies, however, the evidence from prospective studies has been limited. We conducted a systematic ...
  • Prevalence of mental disorders, suicidal ideation and suicides in the general population before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway: A population-based repeated cross-sectional analysis 

    Knudsen, Ann Kristin Skrindo; Stene-Larsen, Kim; Gustavson, Kristin; Hotopf, Matthew; Kessler, Ronald C.; Krokstad, Steinar; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Reneflot, Anne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Self-report data on mental distress indicate a deterioration of population mental health in many countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Norwegian epidemiological diagnostic psychiatric interview survey was ...
  • Comparison of pre‐ and post‐bronchodilator lung function as predictors of mortality: The HUNT Study 

    Bhatta, Laxmi; Leivseth, Linda; Carslake, David; Langhammer, Arnulf; Mai, Xiao-Mei; Chen, Yue; Henriksen, Anne Hildur; Brumpton, Ben Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Background and objective Post‐bronchodilator (BD) lung function is recommended for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, often only pre‐BD lung function is used in clinical practice or ...
  • Spatial differentiation of metabolism in prostate cancer tissue by MALDI-TOF MSI 

    Andersen, Maria Karoline; Høiem, Therese Stork; Claes, Britt S.R.; Balluff, Benjamin; Marta, Martin-Lorenzo; Richardsen, Elin; Krossa, Sebastian; Bertilsson, Helena; Heeren, Ron M.A.; Rye, Morten Beck; Giskeødegård, Guro F.; Bathen, Tone Frost; Tessem, May-Britt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Prostate cancer tissues are inherently heterogeneous, which presents a challenge for metabolic profiling using traditional bulk analysis methods that produce an averaged profile. The aim of this study was ...
  • Workplace flexibility important for part-time sick leave selection—an exploratory cross-sectional study of long-term sick listed in Norway 

    Standal, Martin Inge; Hjemdal, Odin; Aasdahl, Lene; Foldal, Vegard Stolsmo; Johnsen, Roar; Fors, Egil Andreas; Hagen, Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Part-time sick leave (PTSL) where sick-listed individuals work a percentage corresponding to their remaining work capabilities is often used to promote return to work. The effects of PTSL are uncertain due ...
  • Is police investigation of rape biased by characteristics of victims? 

    Vik, Bjarte Frode; Rasmussen, Kirsten; Schei, Berit; Hagemann, Cecilie Therese (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Aim To explore differences in police investigations between cases of rape against women with and without vulnerability factors. Methods Retrospective, descriptive study of cases of rape against women ≥16 years of age. ...
  • Physical activity after inpatient occupational rehabilitation: secondary outcomes of two randomized controlled trials 

    Skagseth, Martin; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Aasdahl, Lene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Objectives: To assess whether inpatient multicomponent occupational rehabilitation, including physical activity (PA), increases the PA level of participants more than an outpatient program without PA, and whether changes ...
  • Health, Work, and Family Strain – Psychosocial Experiences at the Early Stages of Long-Term Sickness Absence 

    Standal, Martin Inge; Foldal, Vegard Stolsmo; Hagen, Roger; Aasdahl, Lene; Johnsen, Roar; Fors, Egil Andreas; Solbjør, Marit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Knowledge about the psychosocial experiences of sick-listed workers in the first months of sick leave is sparse even though early interventions are recommended. The aim of this study was to explore psychosocial ...
  • MEPE loss-of-function variant associates with decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk 

    Surakka, Ida; Fritsche, Lars; Zhou, Wei; Backman, Joshua; Kosmicki, Jack A.; Lu, Haocheng; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Wolford, Brooke N.; Graham, Sarah E.; Chen, Y. Eugene; Lee, Seunggeun; Kang, Hyun Min; Langhammer, Arnulf; Forsmo, Siri; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Stefansson, Kari; Baras, Aris; Bai, Xiaodong; Balasubramanian, Suganthi; Barnard, Leland; Blumenfeld, Andrew; Cantor, Michael; Coppola, Giovanni; Economides, Aris; Eom, Gisu; Habegger, Lukas; Hahn, Young; Hawes, Alicia; Jones, Marcus B.; Khalid, Shareef; Lotta, Luca A.; Maxwell, Evan K.; Mitnaul, Lyndon J.; Overton, John D.; Reid, Jeffrey G.; Ferreira, Manuel Allen Revez; Salerno, William; Sharma, Deepika; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Staples, Jeffrey C.; Yadav, Ashish; Abecasis, Goncalo R.; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    A major challenge in genetic association studies is that most associated variants fall in the non-coding part of the human genome. We searched for variants associated with bone mineral density (BMD) after enriching the ...

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