Recent Submissions

  • Patient experience with early discharge after total knee arthroplasty: a focus group study 

    Høvik, Lise Husby; Aglen, Bjørg; Schnell Husby, Vigdis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Background Total knee arthroplasty is experienced as a painful procedure, and pain after surgery seems to be the most limiting factor for early mobilisation. Physical exercise is of utter importance for avoiding complications ...
  • Does caesarean delivery in the first pregnancy increase the risk for adverse outcome in the second? A registry-based cohort study on first and second singleton births in Norway 

    Bjellmo, Solveig; Andersen, Guro Lillemoen; Hjelle, Sissel; Klungsøyr, Kari; Krebs, Lone; Lydersen, Stian; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Vik, Torstein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Objective To explore if newborns in the second pregnancy following a previous caesarean delivery (CD) have higher risk of perinatal mortality or cerebral palsy than newborns in pregnancies following a previous vaginal ...
  • DNA glycosylase Neil2 contributes to genomic responses in the spleen during clinical prion disease 

    Scheffler, Katja; Jalland, Clara Maria Osnes; Benestad, Sylvie L.; Moldal, Torfinn; Ersdal, Cecilie; Gunnes, Gjermund; Suganthan, Rajikala; Bjørås, Magnar; Tranulis, Michael A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The DNA glycosylase Neil2 is a member of the base excision repair (BER) family of enzymes, which are important for repair of oxidative DNA damage. Specifically, Neil2 participates in repair of oxidized bases in single-stranded ...
  • Metabolic alterations in tissues and biofluids of patients with prostate cancer 

    Andersen, Maria Karoline; Giskeødegård, Guro F.; Tessem, May-Britt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Altered metabolism is one of the key molecular characteristics of prostate cancer (PCa) development, and a number of studies have searched for metabolic biomarkers in patient-derived samples. Reported metabolic changes in ...
  • Health-related quality of life after traumatic brain injury: deriving value sets for the QOLIBRI-OS for Italy, The Netherlands and The United Kingdom 

    Voormolen, Daphne; Polinder, Suzanne; von Steinbuechel, Nicole; Feng, Yan; Wilson, Lindsay; Oppe, Mark; Haagsma, Juanita; Andelic, Nada; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Skandsen, Toril; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Vik, Anne; Åkerlund, Cecilia; Adams, Hadie; Amrein, Krisztina; Antoni, Anna; Audibert, Gerard; Azouvi, Philippe; Azzolini, Maria Luisa; Bartels, Ronald; Barzo, Pal; Beauvais, Romuald; Beer, Ronny; Bellander, Bo-Michael; Belli, Antonio; Benali, Habib; Berardino, Maurizio; Beretta, Luigi; Blaabjerg, Morten; Bragge, Peter; Brazinova, Alexandra; Brinck, Vibeke; Brooker, Joanne; Brorsson, Camilla; Buki, Andras; Bullinger, Monika; Cabeleira, Manuel; Caccioppola, Alessio; Calappi, Emiliana; Calvi, Maria Rosa; Cameron, Peter;  Lozano, Guillermo Carbayo; Carbonara, Marco; Castaño-León, Ana M.; Chevallard, Giorgio; Chieregato, Arturo; Citerio, Giuseppe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Purpose The Quality of Life after Brain Injury overall scale (QOLIBRI-OS) measures health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The aim of this study was to derive value sets for the QOLIBRI-OS ...
  • A Quality Control System for Automated Prostate Segmentation on T2-Weighted MRI 

    Sunoqrot, Mohammed R. S.; Selnæs, Kirsten Margrete; Sandsmark, Elise; Nketiah, Gabriel Addio; Zavala-Romero, Olmo; Stoyanova, Radka; Bathen, Tone Frost; Elschot, Mattijs (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Computer-aided detection and diagnosis (CAD) systems have the potential to improve robustness and efficiency compared to traditional radiological reading of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Fully automated segmentation ...
  • Gir ACE-hemmere og angiotensinreseptorantagonister økt risiko for alvorlig covid-19? 

    Aamodt, Anne Hege; Bjørk, Marte-Helene; Tronvik, Erling Andreas; Buanes, Eirik Alnes; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Atar, Dan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Hypertensjon og diabetes mellitus er risikofaktorer for alvorlig covid-19. Det er blitt reist spørsmål om hvorvidt denne assosiasjonen er relatert til bruk av ACE-hemmere og angiotensin II-reseptorblokkere.
  • Relative difference in muscle strength between patients with knee osteoarthritis and healthy controls when tested bilaterally and joint-inclusive: an exploratory cross-sectional study. 

    Vårbakken, Kjartan; Lorås, Håvard; Nilsson, Kjell Gunnar; Engdal, Monika; Stensdotter, Ann-Katrin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Background: To improve the goal-directedness of strength exercises for patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA), physical rehabilitation specialists need to know which muscle-groups are most substantially weakened across ...
  • MGMT Promoter Methylation Status Is Not Related to Histological or Radiological Features in IDH Wild-type Glioblastomas 

    Mikkelsen, Vilde Elisabeth; Hong, Yan Dai; Stensjøen, Anne Line; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Salvesen, Øyvind; Solheim, Ole; Torp, Sverre Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) promoter methylation is an important favorable predictive marker in patients with glioblastoma (GBM). We hypothesized that MGMT status could be a surrogate marker of pretreatment ...
  • 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 ...
  • Factors affecting quality of end-of-life hospital care - a qualitative analysis of free text comments from the i-CODE survey in Norway 

    Hansen, Marit Irene Tuen; Haugen, Dagny Faksvåg; Sigurdardottir, Katrin Rut; Kvikstad, Anne; Mayland, Catriona Rachel; Schaufel, Margrethe Aase (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background The ERANet-LAC CODE (Care Of the Dying Evaluation) international survey assessed quality of care for dying cancer patients in seven countries, by use of the i-CODE questionnaire completed by bereaved relatives. ...
  • Clinical effect modifiers of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes - Secondary analyses of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial (the AIM study) 

    Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Grøvle, Lars; Espeland, Ansgar; Pripp, Are Hugo; Grotle, Margreth; Hellum, Christian; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Froholdt, Anne; Rolfsen, Mads Peder; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Lutro, Olav; Kristoffersen, Per M; Anke, Audny; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Skouen, Jan Sture; Brox, Jens Ivar; Zwart, John-Anker; Storheim, Kjersti (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background Randomised trials on antibiotic treatment for patients with chronic low back pain and vertebral endplate changes visible on MRI (Modic changes) have shown mixed results. A possible explanation might be a real ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gender, class, employment status and social mobility following spinal cord injury in Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland 

    Leiulfsrud, Annelie; Solheim, Erling; Reinhardt, Jan D; Post, Marcel W. M.; Horsewell, Jane; Biering-Sørensen, Fin; Leiulfsrud, Håkon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Study design: Cross sectional survey of 1055 persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) in Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland. Objectives: (1) To analyse the employment levels of people of working age with SCI, ...
  • ‘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 ...
  • Intraoperative 3D ultrasound-guided resection of diffuse low-grade gliomas: radiological and clinical results. 

    Bø, Hans Kristian; Solheim, Ole; Kvistad, Kjell Arne; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Torp, Sverre Helge; Skjulsvik, Anne Jarstein; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Iversen, Daniel Høyer; Unsgård, Geirmund; Jakola, Asgeir S (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    OBJECTIVE Extent of resection (EOR) and residual tumor volume are linked to prognosis in low-grade glioma (LGG) and there are various methods for facilitating safe maximal resection in such patients. In this prospective ...
  • Effects of different increments in workload and duration on peak physiological responses during seated upper-body poling 

    Brurok, Berit; Mellema, Mirjam; Sandbakk, Øyvind; Baumgart, Julia Kathrin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Purpose To compare the effects of test protocols with different increments in workload and duration on peak oxygen uptake (V˙O2peak), and related physiological parameters during seated upper-body poling (UBP). Methods Thirteen ...
  • OXR1A, a Coactivator of PRMT5 Regulating Histone Arginine Methylation 

    Yang, Mingyi; Lin, Xiaolin; Segers, Filip; Suganthan, Rajikala; Hildrestrand, Gunn Annette; Rinholm, Johanne Egge; Aas, Per Arne; Sousa, Mirta; Holm, Sverre; Bolstad, Nils; Warren, David; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Johansen, Rune Forstrøm; Yndestad, Arne; Kristiansen, Elise; Klungland, Arne; Gomez, Luisa Fernanda Luna; Eide, Lars; Halvorsen, Bente; Aukrust, Pål; Bjørås, Magnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Oxidation resistance gene 1 (OXR1) protects cells against oxidative stress. We find that male mice with brain-specific isoform A knockout (Oxr1A−/−) develop fatty liver. RNA sequencing of male Oxr1A−/− liver indicates ...
  • Why do myeloma patients have bone disease? A historical perspective. 

    Børset, Magne; Sundan, Anders; Waage, Anders; Standal, Therese (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    The question of how myeloma cells cause destruction of skeletal tissue has interested scientists for many years, and knowledge in this field has developed in parallel with the understanding of physiological bone remodeling. ...
  • Undertriage in Trauma: An Ignored Quality Indicator? 

    Jeppesen, Elisabeth; Cuevas-Østrem, Mathias; Gram-Knutsen, Cathrine; Uleberg, Oddvar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background Early identification of life-threatening injuries is essential to reduce morbidity and mortality in trauma patients. Failure to detect severe injury may cause delayed diagnosis and therapeutic interventions ...

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