Recent Submissions

  • The EACVI survey on cardiac imaging in cardio-oncology 

    Stancovic, Ivan; Dweck, Marc; Marsan, Nina Ajmone; Bergler-Klein, Jutta; Holte, Espen; Manka, Robert; Schulz-Menger, Jeanette; Sitges, Marta; Haugaa, Kristina (Journal article, 2020)
    Early and late cardiovascular (CV) toxicities related to many cancer treatments may complicate the clinical course of patients, offsetting therapeutic benefits, and altering prognosis. The early detection, monitoring, and ...
  • Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol 

    Taddei, Cristina; Zhou, Bin; Bixby, Honor; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Jackson, Rod T.; Ahmed, Soheir H; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Meyer, Haakon E; Sen, Abhijit; Tell, Grete S.; Vatten, Lars Johan; Wilsgaard, Tom; Farzadfar, Farshad; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Martinez, Andrea Rodriguez; Asghari, Golaleh; Dhana, Klodian; Gulayin, Pablo; Kakarmath, Sujay; Santero, Marilina; Voortman, Trudy; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Bennett, James E.; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Cifkova, Renata; Giampaoli, Simona; Kengne, Andre Pascal; Khang, Young-Ho; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Laxmaiah, Avula; Margozzini, Paula; Mathur, Prashant (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world3 and countries are using ...
  • Influence of patient-specific rehearsal on operative metrics and technical success for endovascular aneurysm repair 

    Våpenstad, Cecilie; Lamøy, Siv Marit Jonli; Aasgaard, Frode; Manstad-Hulaas, Frode; Aadahl, Petter; Søvik, Edmund; Stensæth, Knut Haakon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Introduction: Patient-specific rehearsal (PsR) is a recent technology within virtual reality (VR) simulation that lets the operators train on patient-specific data in a simulated environment prior to the procedure. ...
  • A probabilistic function to model the relationship between quality of chest compressions and the physiological response for patients in cardiac arrest 

    Eftestøl, Trygve Christian; Stokka, Svein Erik; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Rad, Ali Bahrami; Irusta, Unai; Aramendi, Elisabete; Alonso, Erik; Nordseth, Trond; Skogvoll, Eirik; Wik, Lars; Kramer-Johansen, Jo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality (CPRQ) parameters can be derived from electric signals obtained during resuscitation. We propose to model a probabilistic relationship between CPRQ parameters and the physiological ...
  • Effect of exercise training for five years on all cause mortality in older adults-The Generation 100 study: Randomised controlled trial 

    Stensvold, Dorthe; Viken, Hallgeir; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Dalen, Håvard; Støylen, Asbjørn; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Reitlo, Line Skarsem; Zisko, Nina; Bækkerud, Fredrik Hjulstad; Tari, Atefe R; Bucher Sandbakk, Silvana; Carlsen, Trude; Ingebrigtsen, Jan Erik; Lydersen, Stian; Mattsson, Erney; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Singh, Maria A. Fiatarone; Coombes, Jeff S.; Skogvoll, Eirik; Vatten, Lars Johan; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Rognmo, Øivind; Wisløff, Ulrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objective To evaluate the effect of five years of supervised exercise training compared with recommendations for physical activity on mortality in older adults (70-77 years). Design Randomised controlled trial. Setting ...
  • EACVI survey on the evaluation of infective endocarditis 

    Holte, Espen; Dweck, Mark R.; Marsan, Nina Ajmone; D'Andrea, Antonello; Manka, Robert; Stankovic, Ivan; Haugaa, Kristina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Aims To evaluate the diagnosis and imaging of patients with suspected endocarditis and the management in routine clinical practice across Europe, the EACVI Scientific Initiatives Committee performed a survey across European ...
  • Factors Affecting the Course of Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest With Pulseless Electrical Activity in Children and Adolescents 

    Skogvoll, Eirik; Nordseth, Trond; Sutton, Robert M.; Eftestøl, Trygve Christian; Irusta, Unai; Aramendi, Elisabete; Niles, Dana E.; Nadkarni, Vinay M.; Berg, Robert A.; Abella, Benjamin S.; Kvaløy, Jan Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background: Although in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrests and cardiopulmonary resuscitation occur >15,000/year in the US, few studies have assessed which factors affect the course of resuscitation in these patients. We ...
  • Postoperative quality and safety using Efficacy Safety Score (ESS) and a wireless patient monitoring system at the ward: A randomised controlled study. 

    Skraastad, Erlend Johan; Borchgrevink, Petter Chr.; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Ræder, Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background Postoperative pain, side‐effects and time to mobilisation are indicators for the quality of postoperative recovery. The aim of this randomised controlled study was to investigate if efficacy safety score (ESS) ...
  • Responses to Maximal Strength Training in Different Age and Gender Groups 

    Hans Torvild, Kittilsen; Goleva-Fjellet, Sannija; Freberg, Baard Ingegerdsson; Nicolaisen, Iver; Støa, Eva Maria; Bratland-Sanda, Solfrid; Helgerud, Jan; Wang, Eivind; Sæbø, Mona; Støren, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Purpose: The present study aimed to investigate the potential impact of age, gender, baseline strength, and selected candidate polymorphisms on maximal strength training (MST) adaptations. Methods: A total of 49 subjects ...
  • Metacognitive Beliefs as Predictors of Return to Work After Intensive Return-to-Work Rehabilitation in Patients With Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue and Common Psychological Disorders: Results From a Prospective Trial 

    Jacobsen, Henrik Børsting; Glette, Mari; Hara, Karen Walseth; Stiles, Tore C (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background: Metacognitions are associated with work status, but no research has examined to what extent metacognitions before treatment and change in metacognitions following treatment predict return to work (RTW) ...
  • Sex-specific outcome disparities in very old patients admitted to intensive care medicine: a propensity matched analysis 

    Wernly, Bernhard; Bruno, Raphael Romano; Kelm, Malte; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Finazzi, Stefano; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Lichtenauer, Michael; Muessig, Johanna M.; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Pinto, Bernadro Bollen; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Niederseer, David; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Leaver, Susannah; Boulanger, Carole; Walther, Sten; Schefold, Jörg C.; Joannidis, Michael; Nalapko, Yuriy; Elhadi, Muhammed; Fjølner, Jesper; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans; Jung, Christian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Female and male very elderly intensive patients (VIPs) might differ in characteristics and outcomes. We aimed to compare female versus male VIPs in a large, multinational collective of VIPs with regards to outcome and ...
  • Effect of Acoustic Radiation Force on the Distribution of Nanoparticles in Solid Tumors. 

    Afadzi, Mercy; Myhre, Ola Finneng; Yemane, Petros Tesfamichael; Bjørkøy, Astrid; Torp, Sverre Helge; van Wamel, Annemieke; Lelu, Sylvie; Angelsen, Bjørn Atle Johan; Davies, Catharina de Lange (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Acoustic radiation force (ARF) might improve the distribution of nanoparticles (NPs) in tumors. To study this, tumors growing subcutaneously in mice were exposed to focused ultrasound (FUS) either 15 min or 4 h after the ...
  • A qualitative study of bereaved family caregivers: feeling of security, facilitators and barriers for rural home care and death for persons with advanced cancer 

    Barlund, Anne Sæle; Andre, Beate; Sand, Kari; Brenne, Anne-Tove (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background For cancer patients and their family, an important factor that determines the choice to die at home is the caregivers’ feeling of security when caring for the patient at home. Support to caregivers from healthcare ...
  • Novel approach towards musculoskeletal phenotypes 

    Meisingset, Ingebrigt; Vasseljen, Ottar; Vøllestad, Nina Køpke; Robinson, Hilde Stendal; Woodhouse, Astrid; Engebretsen, Kaia Beck; Glette, Mari; Øverås, Cecilie Krage; Nordstoga, Anne Lovise; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Skarpsno, Eivind S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background: The multidimensional array of clinical features and prognostic factors makes it difficult to optimize management within the heterogeneity of patients with common musculoskeletal pain. This study aimed to identify ...
  • TLR3 expression by maternal and fetal cells at the maternal-fetal interface in normal and preeclamptic pregnancies 

    Gierman, Lobke; Silva, Gabriela; Pervaiz, Zahra; Rakner, Johanne Johnsen; Mundal, Siv Boon; Thaning, Astrid J.; Nervik, Ingunn; Elschot, Mattijs; Mathew, Seema; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Inflammation and oxidative stress at the maternal‐fetal interface characterize the placental dysfunction that underlies the pregnancy disorder preeclampsia. Specialized fetal trophoblasts directly interact with leukocytes ...
  • Effects of High-Intensity Interval Training After Stroke (the HIIT-Stroke Study): A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial 

    Gjellesvik, Tor Ivar; Becker, Frank; Tjønna, Arnt Erik; Indredavik, Bent; Nilsen, Halvard Knut; Brurok, Berit; Tørhaug, Tom; Busuladzic, Maja; Lydersen, Stian; Askim, Torunn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objective To examine if 8 weeks of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) in addition to standard care would increase and maintain peak oxygen uptake (Vo2peak) more than standard care alone in patients with stroke. ...
  • Refractory suffering at the end of life and the assisted dying debate: An interview study with palliative care nurses and doctors 

    Gustad, Kristine Espengren; Askjer, Åsta; Nortvedt, Per; Fredheim, Olav Magnus; Magelssen, Morten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background How often does refractory suffering, which is suffering due to symptoms that cannot be adequately controlled, occur at the end of life in modern palliative care? What are the causes of such refractory suffering? ...
  • Genetic risk score associations for myocardial infarction are comparable in persons with and without rheumatoid arthritis: the population-based HUNT study 

    Rostami, Sina; Hoff, Mari; Dalen, Håvard; Hveem, Kristian; Videm, Vibeke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI). Overlapping associations with MI of weighted genetic risk scores (wGRS) for coronary artery disease (CAD) and RA is unknown in a ...
  • Comparing manual and automatic scoring of sleep monitoring data from portable polygraphy 

    Kristiansen, Stein; Traaen, Gunn Marit; Øverland, Britt; Plagemann, Thomas Peter; Gullestad, Lars; Akre, Harriet; Nikolaidis, Konstantinos; Aakerøy, Lars; Hunt, Tove Elizabeth Frances; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Bendz, Christina; Anfinsen, Ole-Gunnar; Goebel, Vera Hermine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    We used sleep monitoring data from a study that investigated the prevalence, characteristics, risk factors and type of sleep apnea (SA) in 579 patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Most patients were screened for ...
  • Validation of the WHOQOL-Bref: psychometric properties and normative data for the Norwegian general population 

    Kalfoss, Mary; Reidunsdatter, Randi Johansen; Kløckner, Christian; Nilsen, Marianne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The World Health Organization’s Quality of Life Questionnaire (WHOQOL-Bref ) is a frequently used instrument to assess the quality of life in both healthy and ill populations. Inquiries of the psychometric properties of ...

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