Recent Submissions

  • Chronic kidney disease and risk of bloodstream infections and sepsis: a 17-year follow-up of the population-based Trøndelag Health Study in Norway 

    Liyanarachi, Kristin Vardheim; Mohus, Randi Marie; Rogne, Tormod; Gustad, Lise Tuset; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Romundstad, Solfrid; Solligård, Erik; Hallan, Stein Ivar; Damås, Jan Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Purpose: Bloodstream infections (BSI) and sepsis are important causes of hospitalization, loss of health, and death globally. Targetable risk factors need to be identified to improve prevention and treatment. In this study, ...
  • Pelvic floor disorders and impact on sexual function: a cross-sectional study among non-sexually active and sexually active women 

    Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Ulven, Silje Kristine Sveen; Prøsch-Bilden, Tone; Saga, Susan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Background: Pelvic floor disorders are common and associated with impaired sexual function in women. Aim: To assess women with pelvic floor disorders and describe factors associated with not being sexually active and those ...
  • Frequency and predictors of headache in the first 12 months after traumatic brain injury: results from CENTER-TBI 

    Howe, Emilie Isager; Andelic, Nada; Brunborg, Cathrine; Zeldovich, Marina; Helseth, Eirik; Skandsen, Toril; Olsen, Alexander; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Theadom, Alice; Rauen, Katrin; Madsen, Benedikte Årebrot; Jacobs, Bram; van der Naalt, Joukje; Tartaglia, Maria Carmela; Einarsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Storvig, Gøril; Tronvik, Erling Andreas; Tverdal, Cathrine Buaas; von Steinbüchel, Nicole; Røe, Cecilie; Hellstrøm, Torgeir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Background: Headache is a prevalent and debilitating symptom following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Large-scale, prospective cohort studies are needed to establish long-term headache prevalence and associated factors after ...
  • Barriers to physical activity participation for adults with intellectual disability: A cross-sectional study 

    Michalsen, Henriette; Henriksen, André; Hartvigsen, Gunnar; Olsen, Monica Isabel Benedikte; Pedersen, Erlend Refseth; Søndenaa, Erik; Jahnsen, Reidun Birgitta; Anke, Audny Gabriele Wagner (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Background: Identifying barriers that can be modified to promote physical activity is important for informing health interventions for adults with intellectual disabilities. Objectives: Exploring participation in physical ...
  • The effect of a music-based caregiving intervention on pain intensity in nursing home patients with dementia. A cluster-randomized controlled study 

    Myrenget, Martin Elstad; Rustøen, Tone; Myskja, Audun X.; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Rangul, Vegar; Håpnes, Odd Sigfast; Borchgrevink, Petter Christian; Butler, Stephen; Selbæk, Geir; Husebø, Bettina Elisabeth Franziska; Sandvik, Reidun Karin Norheim Myhre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Treatment of chronic pain in patients with dementia is challenging because they have reduced ability to report pain and are particularly vulnerable to side effects of analgesics. Different types of music-based therapy have ...
  • Exercise training and high-sensitivity cardiac troponin-I in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction 

    Riveland, Egil Aarstad; Valborgland, Torstein; Ushakova, Anastasia; Skadberg, Øyvind; Karlsen, Trine; Hole, Torstein Laurits; Støylen, Asbjørn; Dalen, Håvard; Videm, Vibeke; Koppen, Elias; Linke, Axel; Delagardelle, Charles; Van Craenenbroeck, Emeline M.; Beckers, Paul; Prescott, Eva; Halle, Martin; Omland, Torbjørn; Ellingsen, Øyvind; Larsen, Alf Inge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Aims: The aims of this sub-study of the SMARTEX trial were (1) to evaluate the effects of a 12-week exercise training programme on serum levels of high sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) in patients with moderate ...
  • Glucoregulatory Properties of a Protein Hydrolysate from Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar): Preliminary Characterization and Evaluation of DPP-IV Inhibition and Direct Glucose Uptake In Vitro 

    Bjerknes, Christian; Wubshet, Sileshi Gizachew; Rønning, Sissel Beate; Afseth, Nils Kristian; Crawford, Currie; Framroze, Bomi; Hermansen, Erland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Metabolic disorders are increasingly prevalent conditions that manifest pathophysiologically along a continuum. Among reported metabolic risk factors, elevated fasting serum glucose (FSG) levels have shown the most substantial ...
  • Predicting In-Hospital Death from Derived EHR Trajectory Features 

    Bopche, Rajeev; Gustad, Lise Tuset; Afset, Jan Egil; Damås, Jan Kristian; Nytrø, Øystein (Chapter, 2024)
    Medical histories of patients can provide insight into the immediate future of a patient. While most studies propose to predict survival from vital signs and hospital tests within one episode of care, we carry out selective ...
  • Kodepraksis ved sepsis 2008–21 

    Skei, Nina Vibeche; Afset, Jan Egil; Ehrnström, Anna Greta Birgitta; Nessan, Bente Sofie; Damås, Jan Kristian; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Gustad, Lise Tuset (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Bakgrunn:Sepsis har høy insidens og mortalitet. For planlegging av helsetjenester og i forskning trengs presise data, og det er behov for å kartlegge kodepraksis i Norge. Materiale og metode: Alle personer over 17 år som ...
  • Overall survival and causes of death in elderly patients with Hodgkin lymphoma: a Norwegian population-based case-control study 

    Lia, Kjersti; R.K. Jørgensen, Rasmus; Wold, Bente Loftum; Fluge, Øystein; Fagerli, Unn Merete; Bersvendsen, Hanne Skjerven; Bø, Idun Bakke; Bhargava, Sameer; Fosså, Alexander (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Elderly Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL) patients are poorly characterized and underrepresented in studies. In this national population-based study, we investigated cause-specific survival using competing-risk analysis in elderly HL ...
  • Norwegian society of rheumatology recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of patients with giant cell arteritis 

    Haaversen, Anne Christine Bull; Brekke, Lene Kristin; Bakland, Gunnstein; Rødevand, Erik; Myklebust, Geirmund; Diamantopoulos, Andreas P (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Objective: To provide clinical guidance to Norwegian Rheumatologists and other clinicians involved in diagnosing and treating patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA). Methods: The available evidence in the field was ...
  • Do differences in diagnostic criteria for late fetal growth restriction matter? 

    Mylrea-Foley, Bronacha; Napolitano, Raffaele; Gordijn, Sanne; Wolf, Hans; Lees, Christoph C.; Stampalija, Tamara; Arabin, B.; Berger, A.; Bergman, E.; Bhide, A; Bilardo, C.M.; Breeze, A.C.; Brodszki, J.; Calda, P.; Cesari, E.; Cetin, I.; Derks, J.; Ebbing, Cathrine; Ferrazzi, E.; Frusca, T.; Ganzevoort, W.; Gyselaers, W.; Hecher, K.; Klaritsch, P.; Krofta, L.; Lindgren, P.; Lobmaier, S.M.; Marlow, N.; Maruotti, G.M.; Mecacci, F.; Myklestad, Kirsti; Prefumo, F.; Raio, L.; Richter, J.; Sande, Ragnar; Valensise, H.; Visser, G.H.A.; Wee, L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    BACKGROUND Criteria for diagnosis of fetal growth restriction differ widely according to national and international guidelines, and further heterogeneity arises from the use of different biometric and Doppler reference ...
  • Work ability and work status changes in long-term Hodgkin lymphoma survivors with focus on late adverse effects 

    Dahl, Alv A; Smeland, Knut Bjøro; Eikeland, Siri Asheim; Fagerli, Unn Merete; Bersvendsen, Hanne Skjerven; Fosså, Alexander; Kiserud, Cecilie E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Purpose We studied work-related issues in long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma [HLSs] who had undergone treatment according to contemporary stage risk-adapted approaches. At survey, work changes and problems since ...
  • Oxycodone, Morphine, and Fentanyl in Patients with Chronic Pain: Proposal of Dose-Specific Concentration Ranges 

    Thaulow, Cecilie Hasselø; Helland, Arne; Kongsgaard, Ulf Erik; Høiseth, Gudrun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Background: Interpreting opioid concentrations is challenging because of the lack of reference ranges. Therefore, the authors aimed to propose dose-specific concentration ranges in serum for oxycodone, morphine, and ...
  • Safety and efficacy of tenecteplase in patients with wake-up stroke assessed by non-contrast CT (TWIST): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial. 

    Roaldsen, Melinda Berg; Eltoft, Agnethe; Wilsgaard, Tom; Christensen, Hanne; Engelter, Stefan T.; Indredavik, Bent; Jatužis, Dalius; Karelis, Guntis; Kõrv, Janika; Lundström, Erik; Petersson, Jesper; Putaala, Jukka; Søyland, Mary-Helen; Tveiten, Arnstein; Bivard, Andrew; Johnsen, Stein Harald; Mazya, Michael; Werring, David J; Wu, Teddy Y; de Marchis, Gian Marco; Robinson, Thompson G; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Background - Current evidence supports the use of intravenous thrombolysis with alteplase in patients with wake-up stroke selected with MRI or perfusion imaging and is recommended in clinical guidelines. However, access ...
  • Combining antidepressants and attention bias modification in primary health care (DEPTREAT): Protocol for a pragmatic randomized controlled trial 

    Landrø, Nils Inge; Harmer, Catherine; Blackwell, Simon E.; Bø, Ragnhild; Dawson, Gerry; Goodwin, Guy; Hagen, Hallvard Solbø; Kingslake, Jonathan; Klovning, Atle; Klungsøyr, Ole; Schjøtt-Pedersen, Olivia; Sæther, Anne Kjersti; Torgersen, Kristin Stensland; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Andreassen, Ole; Røssberg, Jan Ivar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Background Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a highly prevalent psychiatric condition associated with significant disability, mortality and economic burden. A large proportion of MDD patients are treated in primary health ...
  • Nasjonal anbefaling for utredning og behandling av døgnrytmelidelser 

    Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Kallestad, Håvard; Langsrud, Knut; Vedaa, Øystein; Pallesen, Ståle; Waage, Siri; Wilhelmsen-Langeland, Ane; Saxvig, Ingvild; Abeler, Karin Louise (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Nasjonal kompetansetjeneste for søvnsykdommer (fra 2023: Nasjonalt senter for søvnmedisin) nedsatte høsten 2022 en arbeidsgruppe for å utvikle en nasjonal anbefaling for utredning og behandling av døgnrytmelidelser. Gruppen ...
  • Lokal bruk av traneksamsyre som blødningsprofylakse 

    Ausen, Kjersti; Pleym, Hilde; Spigset, Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
  • Forskjeller i mortalitet hos traumepasienter 

    Wisborg, Torben; Dehli, Trond; Eken, Torsten; Brattebø, Guttorm; Johnsen, Lars Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Mortaliteten blant norske traumepasienter i perioden 2015–18 var på linje med de beste resultatene fra andre land, men fortsatt fant vi regionale forskjeller og forskjeller mellom sykehusnivåer. Selv om resultatene er bra, ...
  • Peak nasal inspiratory flow in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease* 

    Thorstensen, Wenche Moe; Øie, Marte Rystad; Sue-Chu, Malcolm; Steinsvåg, Sverre Karmhus; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    BACKGROUND: The nasal airflow in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is poorly characterized. Peak nasal inspiratory flow (PNIF) is a valuable instrument for assessing nasal airflow and the effect of pulmonary ...

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