Recent Submissions

  • Regional performance variation in external validation of four prediction models for severity of COVID-19 at hospital admission: An observational multi-centre cohort study 

    Wickstrøm, Kristin E.; Vitelli, Valeria; Carr, Ewan; Holten, Aleksander R.; Bendayan, Rebecca; Reiner, Andrew H.; Bean, Daniel; Searle, Tom; Shek, Anthony; Kraljevic, Zeljko; Teo, James; Dobson, Richard; Tonby, Kristian; Köhn-Luque, Alvaro; Amundsen, Erik K. (PLOS ONE;16 (8): e0255748, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-25)
    Background: Prediction models should be externally validated to assess their performance before implementation. Several prediction models for coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) have been published. This observational cohort ...
  • Seksuell helse etter hjerneslag - Hvordan kan seksuell helse bli en mer integrert del av slagrehabiliteringen? 

    Unknown author (Research report; Student paper, others, 2021)
    Denne oppgaven er en litteraturstudie som har som hensikt å utforske seksualitet etter hjerneslag. Målet er å finne ut hvordan seksuell helse kan bli en mer integrert del av slagrehabiliteringen for å kunne ivareta seksuell ...
  • Transcriptome Profiling of Atlantic Salmon Adherent Head Kidney Leukocytes Reveals That Macrophages Are Selectively Enriched During Culture 

    Smith, Nicole; Umasuthan, Navaneethaiyer; Kumar, Surendra; Woldemariam, Nardos Tesfaye; Andreassen, Rune; Christian, Sherri; Rise, Matthew L. (Frontiers in Immunology;August 2021 | Volume 12 | Article 709910, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-16)
    The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is an economically important fish, both in aquaculture and in the wild. In vertebrates, macrophages are some of the first cell types to respond to pathogen infection and disease. While ...
  • The CRCbiome study: a large prospective cohort study examining the role of lifestyle and the gut microbiome in colorectal cancer screening participants 

    Kværner, Ane Sørlie; Birkeland, Einar Elvbakken; Bucher-Johannessen, Cecilie; Vinberg, Elina; Nordby, Jan Inge; Kangas, Harri; Bemanian, Vahid; Ellonen, Pekka; Botteri, Edoardo; Natvig, Erik; Rognes, Torbjørn; Hovig, Eivind; Lyle, Robert; Ambur, Ole Herman; de Vos, Willem M.; Bultman, Scott J; Hjartåker, Anette; Landberg, Rikard; Song, Mingyang; Blix, Hege Salvesen; Ursin, Giske; Randel, Kristin Ranheim; de Lange, Thomas; Hoff, Geir; Holme, Øyvind; Berstad, Paula; Rounge, Trine Ballestad (BMC Cancer;21, Article number: 930 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-18)
    Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening reduces CRC incidence and mortality. However, current screening methods are either hampered by invasiveness or suboptimal performance, limiting their effectiveness as primary ...
  • Nightmares in Migraine: A Focused Review 

    Gazerani, Parisa (Behavioral Sciences;Volume 11, Issue 9, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-04)
    Nightmares usually occur during the sleep phase of rapid eye movement (REM) and are associated with some physical symptoms, including sweating, shortness of breath, and lower limb movements. Emotions of fear, anger, shame, ...
  • Road Traffic Injuries in Malawi: with special focus on the role of alcohol 

    Christophersen, Asbjørg S.; Bogstrand, Stig Tore; Gjerde, Hallvard; Sundet, Mads; Wyller, Elin H. (Book; Research report, 2021-06-17)
    Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the principal causes of road traffic crashes (RTCs) [1]. The use of alcohol is also a risk factor for other road users, such as pedestrians and bicyclists. The association ...
  • Gender differences in nutrition literacy levels among university students and employees: a descriptive study. 

    Svendsen, Karianne; Torheim, Liv Elin; Fjelberg, Vibeke; Sorprud, Anja; Narverud, Ingunn; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Bogsrud, Martin Prøven; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Myhrstad, Mari; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke (Journal of Nutritional Science (JNS);Volume 10, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-30)
    The impact of nutrition information on public health is partly determined by the population’s level of nutrition literacy (NL), which involves functional NL (such as knowledge of dietary guidelines) and critical NL (such ...
  • Apremilast for genital erosive lichen planus in women (the AP-GELP Study): study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial 

    Skullerud, Kristin Helene; Gjersvik, Petter; Pripp, Are Hugo; Qvigstad, Erik; Helgesen, Anne Lise Ording (Trials;22, Article number: 469 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-20)
    Background: Genital erosive lichen planus (GELP) is a genital subtype of lichen planus, a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology. In women, GELP is characterised by painful vulvo-vaginal mucosal ...
  • Radiographers' involvement in research activities and opinions on radiography research: A Nordic survey 

    Saukko, Ekaterina; Andersson, Bodil; Bolejko, Anetta; Debess, Jeanne; Fridell, Kent; Henner, Anja; Mussmann, Bo; Sanderud, Audun (Radiography;Volume 27, Issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-24)
    Introduction: Radiographers' engagement in research is important for the development of evidence-based practice in radiography; however, radiographers' interest in research has rarely been reported. This study sought to ...
  • Three-stage segmentation of lung region from CT images using deep neural networks 

    Osadebey, Michael; Andersen, Hilde Kjernlie; Waaler, Dag; Fosså, Kristian; Martinsen, Anne Catrine Trægde; Pedersen, Marius (BMC Medical Imaging;21, Article number: 112 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-15)
    Background: Lung region segmentation is an important stage of automated image-based approaches for the diagnosis of respiratory diseases. Manual methods executed by experts are considered the gold standard, but it is time ...
  • Can breast cancer be stopped? Modifiable risk factors of breast cancer among women with a prior benign or premalignant lesion 

    Lilleborge, Marie; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Sørlie, Therese; Ursin, Giske; Hofvind, Solveig (International Journal of Cancer;Volume 149, Issue 6, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05-14)
    Physical inactivity, high postmenopausal body mass index, alcohol consumption and use of menopausal hormone therapy are established risk factors for breast cancer. Less is known about whether these factors influence the ...
  • Pre-stroke cognitive impairment is associated with vascular imaging pathology: a prospective observational study 

    Schellhorn, Till; Zucknick, Manuela; Askim, Torunn; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Næss, Halvor; Ellekjær, Hanne; Thingstad, Pernille; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen (BMC Geriatrics;21, Article number: 362 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-14)
    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 ...
  • Medical Hypothesis: Deep Brain Stimulation for Intractable Migraine 

    Gazerani, Parisa; Brian, Cairns (OBM Neurobiology;Volume 5, Issue 1; Special Issue: Deep Brain Stimulation for Neurobiology Diseases, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-01-05)
    Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) has been introduced as an innovative treatment for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia and it has been proven effective in helping ...
  • Renal stone detection using a low kilo-voltage paediatric CT protocol – A porcine phantom study 

    Mussmann, Bo; Hardy, Maryann; Jung, Helene; Ding, Ming; Osther, Palle J.S.; Fransen, Maja Lynge; Greisen, Pernille Wied; Graumann, Ole (Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences (JMRS);, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-22)
    Introduction: Reducing tube voltage is an effective dose saving method in computed tomography (CT) assuming tube current is not concurrently increased. Recent innovations in scanner technology now enable CT tube voltage ...
  • Does the line-to-line cementing technique of the femoral stem create an adequate cement mantle? 

    Sevaldsen, Kirsti; Husby, Otto Schnell; Lian, Øystein Bjerkestrand; Husby, Vigdis Schnell (HIP International;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-18)
    Background: The line-to-line cementing technique is proposed to create a press-fit in the femoral canal, which is contrary to modern cementing techniques. The term ‘French paradox’ has been used to describe the acceptable ...
  • A de novo Full-Length mRNA Transcriptome Generated From Hybrid-Corrected PacBio Long-Reads Improves the Transcript Annotation and Identifies Thousands of Novel Splice Variants in Atlantic Salmon 

    Ramberg, Sigmund; Bjørn, Høyheim; tone-kari, knutsdatter østbye; Andreassen, Rune (Frontiers in Genetics;April 2021 | Volume 12 | Article 656334, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-27)
    Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is a major species produced in world aquaculture and an important vertebrate model organism for studying the process of rediploidization following whole genome duplication events (Ss4R, 80 ...
  • Impact of initial emotional states and self-efficacy changes on nursing students’ practical skills performance in simulation-based education 

    Lugo, Ricardo Gregorio; Hjelmeland, Inger; Hansen, Mette Tindvik; Haug, Erna; Sütterlin, Stefan; Grønlien, Heidi Kristine (Nursing Reports;Volume 11, Issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-21)
    Training through simulation has shown to increase relevant and specific skills sets across a wide range of areas in nursing and related professions. Increasing skills has a reciprocal relation to the development of ...
  • Local diagnostic reference levels for skeletal surveys in suspected physical child abuse 

    Mussmann, Bo; Hardy, Maryann; Rajalingam, Raheis; Peters, D; McFadden, Shaun; Abdi, Ahmed Jibril (Radiography;Volume 27, Issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-21)
    Introduction: The purpose was to determine if an age based, local diagnostic reference level for paediatric skeletal surveys could be established using retrospective data. Methods: All children below two years of age ...
  • Migraine and Mood in Children 

    Gazerani, Parisa (Behavioral Sciences;volume 11, issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-14)
    Migraine is one of the most prevalent headache disorders in children and negatively influences their quality of life. Physical, social, and school functioning are negatively affected. Mood changes are common in migraineurs ...
  • What information did pregnant women want related to risks and benefits attending X-ray examinations? 

    Reitan, Anita; Sanderud, Audun (Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences;volume 52, issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-01-15)
    Background In connection with X-ray examinations of pregnant patients, good communication of benefit and risk is important to provide adequate patient care. Pregnant women often become concerned about the foetus and are ...

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