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Serum 25(OH)D Is a 2-Year Predictor of All-Cause Mortality, Cardiac Death and Sudden Cardiac Death in Chest Pain Patients from Northern Argentina
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09-06)
Background: Several studies have shown an association between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular risk. Vitamin D status is assessed by determination of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] in serum. Methods: We assessed the ...
Early outcome and restenosis after coronary stenting : intervention with stent-coatings, antioxidants and radiation
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-16)
Sammenheng mellom matinntak og gastrointestinale symptomer, hos pasienter med Crohns sykdom
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-15)
Background: A majority of Crohn’s disease (CD) patients report that their symptoms are related to food ingestion. However, there are lacking evidence for what kind of nutrient patterns and nutrient intake that decrease ...
Relationship between Orthostatic Hypotension and White Matter Hyperintensity Load in Older Patients with Mild Dementia
(Public Library of Science, 2012-12-19)
Background/Objectives: White matter hyperintensities (WMH) in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the brain, and orthostatic hypotension (OH) are both common in older people. We tested the hypothesis that OH is ...
Tissue characterisation by ultrasound strain imaging. Methodological aspects and gastroenterological applications
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-11)
Real-Time Elastography (RTE) is a new imaging modality that monitors tissue strain during applied stress. The aim of this thesis was to validate if RTE was a reliable modality to reflect pathologically induced differences ...
High-intensity Interval Training after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. A randomized controlled study evaluating the effect of exercise training on late luminal loss with relationship to inflammation and endothelial function
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-22)
Introduction: In spite of consistent scientific documentation of the beneficial effects of exercise training programs in coronary artery disease (CAD), exercise training is a remarkably underutilized (1) and probably ...
Long-term prognosis in chronic primary glomerulonephritides
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-15)
Chronic primary glomerulonephritides (CPGN) is a group of diseases characterised by leakage of proteins and/or erythrocytes into the urine with or without decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR), hypertension, oedema, ...
Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I. Novel diagnostic assays and immune regulation
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-10)
Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS-I) is a rare, monogenetic recessively inherited disease caused by mutations in the autoimmune regulator (AIRE) gene. The patients display different endocrine and ectodermal ...
Effekt av havregrynsgrøt på tykktarmens bakterieflora En eksplorativ studie av fekal beta-galaktosidase galaktosidaseog ureaseaktivitet i tykktarmen hos friske forsøkspersoner
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-07)
Irritabel tarm (IBS) er en kronisk lidelse som rammer ca. 15 prosent av befolkningen, og kjennetegnes ved magesmerter, oppblåsthet/gassplager og avføringsforstyrrelser. Det er mye som tyder på at bakteriefloraen til ...
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
Background: A high rate of post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after a waterborne outbreak of giardiasis in Bergen, Norway in 2004 has previously been reported. The aim of this report was to identify ...