• Validation and development of models using clinical, biochemical and ultrasound markers for predicting pre-eclampsia: an individual participant data meta-analysis 

      Allotey, John; Snell, Kym I.E.; Smuk, Melanie; Hooper, Richard; Chan, Claire; Ahmed, Asif; Chappell, Lucy C.; von Dadelszen, Peter; Dodds, Julie; Green, Marcus; Kenny, Louise; Khalil, Asma; Khan, Khalid S.; Mol, Ben W.; Myers, Jenny; Poston, Lucilla; Thilaganathan, Basky; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Smith, Gordon C.S.; Ganzevoort, Wessel; Laivuori, Hannele; Odibo, Anthony O.; Ramírez, Javier A.; Kingdom, John; Daskalakis, George; Farrar, Diane; Baschat, AA; Seed, PT; Prefumo, F; da Silva Costa, F; Groen, H; Audibert, F; Masse, J; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Haavaldsen, Camilla; Nagata, C; Rumbold, Alice R.; Heinonen, Seppo; Askie, LM; Smits, LJ; Vinter, CA; Magnus, Per; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Villa, PM; Jenum, Anne Karen; Andersen, LB; Norman, JE; Ohkuchi, A; Eskild, Anne; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; McAuliffe, Fionnuala M.; Galindo, Alberto; Herraiz, Ignacio; Carbillon, , Lionel; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Yeo, SeonAe; Teede, Helena J.; Browne, Joyce L; Moons, Karel G.M.; Riley, Richard D; Thangaratinam, Shakila (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. Early identification of women at risk is needed to plan management. Objectives: To assess the performance of existing pre-eclampsia ...
    • Validation of prediction models of severe disease course and non-achievement of remission in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: part 1-results of the Canadian model in the Nordic cohort. 

      Rypdal, Veronika Gjertsen; Guzman, Jaime; Henrey, A; Loughin, T; Glerup, Mia; Arnstad, Ellen Dalen; Aalto, Kristiina; Rygg, Marite; Nielsen, Susan M.; Herlin, Troels; Fasth, Anders; Berntson, Lillemor; Rypdal, Martin wibe; Nordal, Ellen Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Models to predict disease course and long-term outcome based on clinical characteristics at disease onset may guide early treatment strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Before a prediction model ...
    • 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 ...
    • Validation of the Strengths and Difficulties Self-Report in Norwegian Sign Language 

      Aanondsen, Chris Margaret; Jozefiak, Thomas; Heiling, Kerstin; Rimehaug, Tormod (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The majority of studies on mental health in deaf and hard-of-hearing children report a higher level of mental health problems. Inconsistencies in reports of prevalence of mental health problems have been found to be related ...
    • A validity study of the rapid emergency Triage and treatment system for children 

      Ødegård, Siv Steinsmo; Tran, Thuy; Næss-Pleym, Lars E.; Risnes, Kari; Døllner, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: The Scandinavian Rapid Emergency Triage and Treatment System-pediatric (RETTS-p) is a reliable triage system that includes both assessment of vital parameters and a systematic approach to history and symptoms. ...
    • The value of restaging CT following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for resectable gastric cancer. A population-based study 

      Sandø, Alina Desiree; Fougner, Reidun; Grønbech, Jon Erik; Bringeland, Erling Audun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Response evaluation following neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) in gastric cancer is debated. The aim of this study was to investigate the value of UICC-downstaging as mode of response evaluation following a ...
    • Variation in serum PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9), cardiovascular disease risk, and an investigation of potential unanticipated effects of PCSK9 inhibition 

      Brumpton, Ben Michael; Fritsche, Lars; Zheng, Jie; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Mannila, Maria Nastase; Surakka, Ida; Rasheed, Humaira; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge; Graham, Sarah E.; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Aukrust, Pål; Vatten, Lars Johan; Damås, Jan Kristian; Ueland, Thor; Janszky, Imre; Zwart, John-Anker; van't Hooft, Ferdinand M.; Seidah, Nabil Georges; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen; Smith, George Davey; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9) inhibitors reduce serum LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol (LDL-C) by increasing uptake in the liver. Although some long-term trials have evaluated their safety, ...
    • Variation in the practice of tracheal intubation in Europe after traumatic brain injury: a prospective cohort study 

      Gravesteijn, BY; Sewalt, C.; Ercole, Ari; Lecky, Fiona; Menon, David; Steyerberg, Ewout W; Maas, AIR; Lingsma, Hester F; Klimek, Magdalena; Vik, Anne; Andelic, Nada; Andreassen, Lasse; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røise, Olav; Røe, Cecilie; Schirmer-Mikalsen, Kari; Sandrød, Oddrun; Borgen Lund, Stine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Traumatic brain injury patients frequently undergo tracheal intubation. We aimed to assess current intubation practice in Europe and identify variation in practice. We analysed data from patients with traumatic brain injury ...
    • Variations in the Circle of Willis in a large population sample using 3D TOF angiography: The Tromsø Study 

      Hindenes, Lars Bakke; Håberg, Asta; Johnsen, Liv-Hege; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; David, Robben; Vangberg, Torgil Riise (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The main arteries that supply blood to the brain originate from the Circle of Willis (CoW). The CoW exhibits considerable anatomical variations which may have clinical importance, but the variability is insufficiently ...
    • Vascular risk factor control and adherence to secondary preventive medication after ischemic stroke 

      Gynnild, Mari Nordbø; Aakerøy, Rachel; Spigset, Olav; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Lydersen, Stian; Næss, Halvor; Røsstad, Tove Garåsen; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Thingstad, Pernille; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Ellekjær, Hanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Studies regarding adequacy of secondary stroke prevention are limited. We report medication adherence, risk factor control and factors influencing vascular risk profile following ischaemic stroke. Methods A ...
    • ‘Violence exists to show manhood’: Nepali men’s views on domestic violence – a qualitative study 

      Pun, Kunta Devi; Tjomsland R, Tine; Infanti, Jennifer; Darj, Elisabeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: There is significant evidence of the prevalence and factors associated with domestic violence in high and low-income country settings. However, men’s views on domestic violence are still understudied and have ...
    • Visual function and white matter microstructure in very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) adolescents - A DTI study 

      Lindqvist, Susanne; Skranes, Jon; Eikenes, Live; Haraldseth, Olav; Vik, Torstein; Brubakk, Ann-Mari; Vangberg, Torgil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      Premature birth is associated with visual impairments, due to both cerebral and ocular pathology. This study examined the relationship between cerebral white matter microstructure, evaluated by diffusion tensor imaging ...
    • Visuopathy of prematurity: is retinopathy just the tip of the iceberg? 

      Ingvaldsen, Sigrid Hegna; Morken, Tora Sund; Austeng, Dordi; Dammann, Olaf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Chronic brain pathology and pre-stroke cognitive impairment (PCI) is predictive of post-stroke dementia. The aim of the current study was to measure pre-stroke neurodegenerative and vascular disease burden found ...
    • Vitamin D and stress urinary incontinence in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study 

      Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Mørkved, Siv; Gustafsson, Miriam Katarina; Syversen, Unni; Stunes, Astrid Kamilla; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Johannessen, Hege Hølmo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective To assess the association between levels of vitamin D and urinary incontinence (UI) in pregnancy. Design A cross‐sectional study. Secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Setting Two university ...
    • Vitamin D status and risk of type 2 diabetes in the Norwegian HUNT cohort study: Does family history or genetic predisposition modify the association? 

      Denos, Marion; Mai, Xiao-Mei; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Chen, Yue; Sun, Yi-Qian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Introduction We sought to investigate the relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) level and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in adults who participated in the Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT), and ...
    • Vitamin K2 modulates vitamin D induced mechanical properties of human 3D bone spheroids in vitro 

      Schröder, Maria; Riksen, Elisabeth Aurstad; He, Jianying; Skallerud, Bjørn Helge; Møller, Mona Elisabeth; Lian, Aina-Mari; Syversen, Unni; Reseland, Janne Elin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Rotational culture promotes primary human osteoblasts (hOBs) to form three-dimensional (3D) multicellular spheroids with bone tissue-like structure without any scaffolding material. Cell-based bone models enable us to ...
    • The water channel aquaporin 8 is a critical regulator of intestinal fluid homeostasis in collagenous colitis 

      Escudero-Hernandez, Celia; Münch, Andreas; Østvik, Ann Elisabet; Granlund, Atle van Beelen; Koch, Stefan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and Aims: Diarrhoea is a common, debilitating symptom of gastrointestinal disorders. Pathomechanisms probably involve defects in trans-epithelial water transport, but the role of aquaporin [AQP] family water ...
    • What factors are associated with health‐related quality of life among patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain? A cross‐sectional study in primary health care 

      Garnæs, Kirsti Krohn; Mørkved, Siv; Salvesen, Øyvind; Tønne, Torgrim; Furan, Lars; Grønhaug, Gudmund; Vasseljen, Ottar; Johannessen, Hege Hølmo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) affects daily life function and is the most prevalent disorder in primary health care. The primary objective was to examine demographic factors and pain characteristics ...
    • What is the current clinico-radiological diagnostic accuracy for intracranial tumours? 

      Majewska, Paulina Luiza; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Gulati, Sasha; Jakola, Asgeir Store; Solheim, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Objective To determine the diagnostic accuracy of routine clinico-radiological workup for a population-based selection of intracranial tumours. Methods In this prospective cohort study, we included consecutive adult ...
    • White matter hyperintensities and headache: A population-based imaging study (HUNT MRI) 

      Honningsvåg, Lasse-Marius; Håberg, Asta; Hagen, Knut; Kvistad, Kjell Arne; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Linde, Mattias (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objective To examine the relationship between white matter hyperintensities and headache. Methods White matter hyperintensities burden was assessed semi-quantitatively using Fazekas and Scheltens scales, and by manual ...