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  • Interventions and symptom relief in hospital palliative cancer care: results from a prospective longitudinal study 

    Thronæs, Morten; Løhre, Erik T; Kvikstad, Anne; Brenne, Elisabeth; Norvaag, Robin; Aalberg, Kathrine Otelie; Moen, Martine Kjølberg; Jakobsen, Gunnhild; Klepstad, Pål; Solberg, Arne; Solheim, Tora S (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Purpose To study the use of interventions and symptom relief for adult patients with incurable cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit providing integrated oncology and palliative care services. Methods All ...
  • Short-term outcome after open-heart surgery for severe chronic rheumatic heart disease in a low-income country, with comparison with an historical control group: An observational study 

    Hauge, Ståle Wågen; Dalen, Havard; Estensen, Mette-Elise; Persson, Robert Matongo; Abebe, Sintayehu; Mekonnen, Desalew; Nega, Berhanu; Solholm, Atle; Farstad, Marit; Bogale, Nigussie; Graven, Torbjorn; Nielssen, Niels-Erik; Brekke, Hege Kristin; Vikenes, Kjell; Haaverstad, Rune (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Objectives Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a major burden in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). Cardiac surgery is the only curative treatment. Little is known about patients with severe chronic RHD operated ...
  • Dyspnea, lung function and CT findings three months after hospital admission for COVID-19 

    Lerum, Tøri Vigeland; Aaløkken, Trond M; Brønstad, Eivind; Aarli, Bernt Bøgvald; Ikdahl, Eirik; Lund, Kristine Marie Aarberg; Durheim, Michael; Rivero, Jezabel Rodriguez; Meltzer, Carin; Tonby, Kristian; Stavem, Knut; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning; Ashraf, Haseem; Einvik, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The long-term pulmonary outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are unknown. We aimed to describe self-reported dyspnoea, quality of life, pulmonary function, and chest CT findings three months following hospital ...
  • Cognitive behavioural group therapy for adolescents with ADHD: a study of satisfaction and feasibility 

    Andersen, Ann Christin; Sund, Anne Mari; Thomsen, Per Hove; Lydersen, Stian; Young, Susan; Nøvik, Torunn Stene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Adolescents with ADHD are at increased risk of adverse outcomes and a negative life trajectory into adulthood. Evidence regarding treatment specifically tailored for the needs of this age group are still limited. High ...
  • 3D Myocardial Mechanical Wave Measurements: Toward In Vivo 3D Myocardial Elasticity Mapping 

    Salles, Sebastien; Espeland, Torvald; Rodriguez-Molares, Alfonso; Aase, Svein Arne; Hammer, Tommy; Støylen, Asbjørn; Aakhus, Svend; Løvstakken, Lasse; Torp, Hans (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objectives This study aimed to investigate the potential of a novel 3-dimensional (3D) mechanical wave velocity mapping technique, based on the natural mechanical waves produced by the heart itself, to approach a noninvasive ...
  • Power comparisons and clinical meaning of outcome measures in assessing treatment effect in cancer cachexia: secondary analysis from a randomised pilot multimodal intervention trial 

    Balstad, Trude Rakel; Brunelli, Cinzia; Pettersen, Caroline Hild; Schønberg, Svanhild Margrethe Arentz; Skorpen, Frank; Fallon, Marie T.; Kaasa, Stein; Bye, Asta; Laird, Barry J. A.; Stene, Guro Birgitte; Solheim, Tora Skeidsvoll (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background: New clinical trials in cancer cachexia are essential and outcome measures with high responsiveness to detect meaningful changes are crucial. This secondary analysis from a multimodal intervention trial estimates ...
  • Long term survival and local control outcomes from single dose targeted intraoperative radiotherapy during lumpectomy (TARGIT-IORT) for early breast cancer: TARGIT-A randomised clinical trial 

    Vaidya, Jayant S; Bulsara, Max; Baum, Michael; Wenz, Frederik; Massarut, Samuele; Pigorsch, Steffi; Alvarado, Michael; Douek, Michael; Saunders, Christobel; Flyger, Henrik; Eiermann, Wolfgang; Brew-Graves, Chris; Williams, Norman R; Potyka, Ingrid; Roberts, Nicholas; Bernstein, Marcelle; Brown, Douglas; Sperk, Elena; Laws, Siobhan; Sütterlin, Marc; Corica, Tammy; Lundgren, Steinar; Holmes, Dennis; Vinante, Lorenzo; Bozza, Fernando; Pazos, Montserrat; Le Blanc-Onfroy, Magali; Gruber, Günther; Polkowski, Wojciech; Dedes, Konstantin J; Niewald, Marcus; Blohmer, Jens; McCready, David; Hoefer, Richard; Kelemen, Pond; Petralia, Gloria; Falzon, Mary; Joseph, David J; Tobias, Jeffrey S (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objective To determine whether risk adapted intraoperative radiotherapy, delivered as a single dose during lumpectomy, can effectively replace postoperative whole breast external beam radiotherapy for early breast ...
  • Thromboembolic Events During Treatment with Cisplatin-based Chemotherapy in Metastatic Testicular Germ-cell Cancer 2000–2014: A Population-based Cohort Study 

    Haugnes, Hege S.; Negaard, Helene F.; Negaard, Helene Francisca Stigter; Jensvoll, Hilde; Wilsgaard, Tom; Tandstad, Torgrim; Solberg, Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Cisplatin-based chemotherapy (CBCT) in testicular cancer (TC) is associated with elevated venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk, but trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of thromboprophylaxis are lacking. ...
  • Epidurals during normal labour and birth — Midwives’ attitudes and experiences 

    Aune, Ingvild; Brøtmet, Siri; Grytskog, Katrine Heggem; Sperstad, Eldri Bakken (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background Midwives have their own beliefs and values regarding pain during childbirth. Their preferences concerning labour pain management may influence women’s choices. Aim To gain a deeper understanding of midwives’ ...
  • The TLR4 adaptor TRAM controls the phagocytosis of Gram-negative bacteria by interacting with the Rab11-family interacting protein 2 

    Skjesol, Astrid; Yurchenko, Mariya; Bösl, Korbinian; Gravastrand, Caroline S.; Nilsen, Kaja Elisabeth; Grøvdal, Lene Melsæther; Agliano, Federica; Patane, Francesco; Lentini, Germana; Kim, Hera; Teti, Giuseppe; Sharma, Aditya Kumar; Kandasamy, Richard Kumaran; Sporsheim, Bjørnar; Starheim, Kristian K.; Golenbock, Douglas T.; Stenmark, Harald; McCaffrey, Mary; Espevik, Terje; Husebye, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Phagocytosis is a complex process that eliminates microbes and is performed by specialised cells such as macrophages. Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) is expressed on the surface of macrophages and recognizes Gram-negative ...
  • Aptamer-Based Proteomic Platform Identifies Novel Protein Predictors of Incident Heart Failure and Echocardiographic Traits 

    Nayor, Matthew; Short, Meghan I.; Rasheed, Humaira; Lin, Honghuang; Jonasson, Christian; Yang, Qiong; Hveem, Kristian; Felix, Janine F.; Morrison, Alanna C.; Wild, Philipp S.; Morley, Michael P.; Cappola, Thomas P.; Benson, Mark D.; Ngo, Debby; Sinha, Sumita; Keyes, Michelle J.; Shen, Dongxiao; Wang, Thomas J.; Larson, Martin G.; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Gerszten, Robert E.; Omland, Torbjørn; Vasan, Ramachandran S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Abstract Background: We used a large-scale, high-throughput DNA aptamer-based discovery proteomic platform to identify circulating biomarkers of cardiac remodeling and incident heart failure (HF) in community-dwelling ...
  • Self-reported sleep quality with mandibular advancement device or continuous positive airway pressure: A randomized clinical trial on patients with mild and moderate obstructive sleep apnea 

    Berg, Lars Martin; Ankjell, Torun Karina Solheim; Trovik, Tordis A; Sjögren, Anders; Rikardsen, Oddveig G; Moen, Ketil; Sun, Yi-Qian; Bugten, Vegard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Study objectives To compare self-reported sleep quality, treatment compliance and respiratory event index (REI) after 4 months of treatment with mandibular advancement device (MAD) or continuous positive airway pressure ...
  • Limited effect of red blood cell transfusion on long-term mortality among anaemic cardiac surgery patients 

    Tran, Long; Greiff, Guri; Wahba, Alexander; Pleym, Hilde; Videm, Vibeke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    OBJECTIVES Our goal was to investigate long-term mortality associated with red blood cell (RBC) transfusion among patients with anaemia undergoing cardiac surgery when adjusting for known risk factors. METHODS Adults with ...
  • Transfusion of red blood cells in coronary surgery: is there an effect on long-term mortality when adjusting for risk factors and postoperative complications? 

    Tran, Long; Greiff, Guri; Pleym, Hilde; Wahba, Alexander; Stenseth, Roar; Videm, Vibeke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare long-term mortality in patients undergoing primary isolated coronary artery bypass grafting who received ≥1 units of red blood cells (RBCs) or no RBCs. We hypothesized that ...
  • Distinct interferon signatures and cytokine patterns define additional systemic autoinflammatory diseases. 

    de Jesus, Adriana Almeida; Hou, Yangfeng; Brooks, Stephen; Malle, Louise; Biancotto, Angelique; Huang, Yan; Calvo, Katherine R.; Marrero, Bernadette; Moir, Susan; Oler, Andrew J.; Deng, Zuoming; Sanchez, Gina A. Montealegre; Ahmed, Amina; Allenspach, Eric; Srabshahi, Bita; Behrens, Edward M.; Benseler, Susanne; Berzrodnik, Liliana; Bout-Tabaku, Sharon; Brescia, AnneMarie; Brown, Diane; Burnham, Jon M.; Caldirola, Maria Soledad; Carrasco, Ruy; Chan, Alice; Cimaz, Rolando; Dancey, Paul; Dare, Jason; DeGuzman, Marietta; Dimitriades, Victoria; Ferguson, Ian; Ferguson, Polly J.; Finn, Laura; Gattorno, Marco; Grom, Alexei; Hanson, Eric P.; Hashkes, Philip; Hedrich, Christian M.; Herzog, Ronit; Horneff, Gerd; Jerath, Rita; Kessler, Elizabeth; Kim, Hanna; Kingsbury, Daniel J.; Laxer, Ronald M; Lee, Pui Y.; Lee-Kirsch, Min Ae; Lewandowski, Laura; Li, Suzanne; Lilleby, Vibke; Mammadova, Vafa; Moorthy, Lakshmi N.; Nasrullayeva, Gulnara M.; O'Neill, Kathleen; Onel, Karen; Ozen, Seza; Pan, Nancy; Pillet, Pascal; Piotto, Daniela G. P.; Punaro, Marilynn G.; Reiff, Andreas; Reinhardt, Adam L.; Rider, Lisa G.; Rivas-Chacon, Rafael; Ronis, Tova; Rosen-Wolff, Angela; Roth, Johannes; Ruth, Natasha Mckerran; Rygg, Marite; Schmeling, Heinrike; Schulert, Grant; Scott, Christiaan; Seminario, Gisella; Schulman, Andrew; Sivaraman, Vidya; Son, Mary Beth; Stepanovskiy, Yuriy; Stringer, Elizabeth; Taber, Sara; Terreri, Maria Teresa; Tifft, Cynthia J; Torgerson, Troy R.; Tosi, Laura; Royen-Kerkhof, Annet Van; Muskardin, Theresa Wampler; Canna, Scott W.; Goldbach-Mansky, Raphaela (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    BACKGROUND. Undifferentiated systemic autoinflammatory diseases (USAIDs) present diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Chronic interferon (IFN) signaling and cytokine dysregulation may identify diseases with available ...
  • Experimental study on the effect of exhaust airflows on the surgical environment in an operating room with mixing ventilation 

    Xue, Kai; Cao, Guangyu; Liu, Meng; Zhang, Yixian; Pedersen, Christoffer; Mathisen, Hans Martin; Stenstad, Liv Inger; Skogås, Jan Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Due to the requirements of indoor environment parameters, including temperature, humidity, air speed and indoor quality, the design of the surgical environment is a very complex task. However, with limited studies on the ...
  • Outcome in adolescence of brachial plexus birth palsy - 69 individuals re-examined after 10-20 years 

    Hulleberg, Gunn; Elvrum, Ann-Kristin; Brandal, Merethe; Vik, Torstein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
    Background and purpose — The frequency and severity of a permanent lesion after brachial plexus birth palsy (BPBP) and its impact on activities of daily living are not well documented. We therefore investigated the outcome ...
  • The impact of age on risk assessment, therapeutic practice and outcome in candidemia 

    Hesstvedt, Liv; Gaustad, Peter; Müller, Fredrik; Andersen, Cecilie Torp; Brunborg, Cathrine; Mylvaganam, Haima; Leiva, Rafael Alexander Mo; Berdal, Jan Erik; Ranheim, Trond Egil; Johnsen, Bjørn Odd; Falch, Birgit Margrethe; Grimnes, Gro; Skogen, Vegard; Haarr, Elisebet; Lyngøy, Anita Sandmo; Larssen, Kjersti Wik; Hannula, Raisa; Hansen, Bjørn Åsheim; Nordøy, Ingvild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
  • Driver-related risk factors of fatal road traffic crashes associated with alcohol or drug impairment 

    Valen, Anja; Bogstrand, Stig Tore; Vindenes, Vigdis; Frost, Joachim; Larsson, Magnus; Holtan, Anders; Gjerde, Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
  • Fatally injured drivers in Norway 2005-2015 - Trends in substance use and crash characteristics 

    Valen, Anja; Bogstrand, Stig Tore; Vindenes, Vigdis; Frost, Joachim; Larsson, Magnus; Holtan, Anders; Gjerde, Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)

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