Marte B Johansen

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the value of preincisional peritonsillar infiltration of bupivacaine hydrochloride before tonsillectomy under general anesthesia. DESIGN Double-blind trial with two groups comparing 0.25% bupivacaine with placebo (normal saline). The patients were followed up for 10 days after surgery. SETTING Department of Otolaryngology,(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of level of neuroticism on electrophysiological event-related potentials (ERPs) to different kinds of stimuli. The neuroticism items from the NEO-PI-R were administered to 168 female, right-handed undergraduates between 19 and 29 years of age. 20 highly neurotic and 22 highly stable persons underwent an(More)
Background PBI-05204, a Nerium oleander extract (NOE) containing the cardiac glycoside oleandrin, inhibits the α-3 subunit of Na-K ATPase, as well as FGF-2 export, Akt and p70S6K, hence attenuating mTOR activity. This first-in-human study determined the safety, pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of PBI-05204 in patients with advanced cancer.(More)
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic stiffness of the elbow is a common finding after elbow trauma. Restoration of motion in the posttraumatic stiff elbow is difficult, time consuming, and requires high patient compliance. We have evaluated the long-term effect of an open elbow arthrolysis in the posttraumatic stiff elbow. METHODS We evaluated 43 patients (14 women,(More)
TPS207 Background: Elacytarabine is a fatty acid derivative (elaidic acid ester) of the antimetabolite cytarabine,which is widely used in the treatment of AML. Preclinical data has shown that the entry of cytarabine into tumour cells is dependent on the expression of specific membrane transporter proteins, particularly of hENT1 (human equilibrative(More)
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