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BACKGROUND As studies on gastrointestinal neuroendocrine carcinoma (WHO G3) (GI-NEC) are limited, we reviewed clinical data to identify predictive and prognostic markers for advanced GI-NEC patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from advanced GI-NEC patients diagnosed 2000-2009 were retrospectively registered at 12 Nordic hospitals. RESULTS The median(More)
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) among adolescents and to contrast the prevalence of TMD according to the DC/TMD clinical examination protocol versus the prevalence of pain related to TMD according to two screening questions. MATERIAL AND METHODS Two hundred and ten adolescents living in(More)
BACKGROUND A non-anatomic placement of the femoral and tibial tunnels may affect outcome in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions. Tunnel placements are validated with varying imaging modalities. We compared measurements of tunnel placements between radiographs, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a clinical setting,(More)
SETTING Despite a steep increase in the number of individuals treated for latent tuberculous infection (LTBI), few data are available on how treatment is implemented. OBJECTIVE To obtain baseline information on initiation and completion of treatment for LTBI in Norway in 2009. DESIGN A descriptive cross-sectional study. RESULTS All 721 patients(More)
This paper examines the prevalence of multiple symptoms and the relationships between future expectations and multiple symptoms in a cross-sectional study of 100 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A questionnaire was used to examine the patients' symptoms of breathlessness, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, fatigue, and pain, and their(More)
INTRODUCTION The overall survival rate is good for lymph-node-negative breast cancer patients, but they still suffer from serious over- and some undertreatments. Prognostic and predictive gene signatures for node-negative breast cancer have a high number of genes related to proliferation. The prognostic value of gene sets from commercial gene-expression(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to measure chest compression decay during simulated advanced life support (ALS) in a cardiac arrest manikin model. METHODS 19 paramedic teams, each consisting of three paramedics, performed ALS for 12 minutes with the same paramedic providing all chest compressions. The patient was a resuscitation manikin found in(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between symptoms of psychological distress in expectant fathers and socioemotional and behavioral outcomes in their children at age 36 months. METHODS The current study is based on data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study on 31 663 children. Information about fathers' mental health was obtained by(More)
BACKGROUND The relative impact of motor- and non-motor symptoms on health-related quality of life in early Parkinson's disease is poorly documented. METHODS 188 patients with incident Parkinson's disease from a population-based study were examined at the time of diagnosis, before initiation of dopaminergic treatment, with follow-up of 166 patients three(More)
BACKGROUND A randomized and controlled clinical study was performed to evaluate the use of neurofeedback (NF) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. METHODS The ADHD population was selected from an outpatient clinic for Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Norway. Ninety-one of the 275 children and(More)