Milada Cvancarova Småstuen

Learn More
BACKGROUND To assess the impact of polymorphisms in Glutathione S-transferase (GST) -P1, -M1, and -T1 on self-reported chemotherapy-induced long-term toxicities in testicular cancer survivors (TCSs). METHODS A total of 238 TCSs, who had received cisplatin-based chemotherapy at median twelve years earlier, had participated in a long-term follow-up survey(More)
3. Comparison of 3D-reconstruction and BOLD fMRI in pre-surgical planning of peri-rolandic tumors. identification of true hot-spots in intra-axial neoplasms by coregistration of blood volume maps and morphological data. intra-axial neoplasms by histogram analysis of total tumor volume from MR-derived cerebral blood volume maps. A.Morphological and(More)
BACKGROUND Resectable adenocarcinomas in the pancreatic head, by definition "periampullary", originate from ampullary, duodenal, biliary, or ductal pancreatic epithelium. Typically, periampullary adenocarcinomas have either intestinal or pancreatobiliary type of differentiation, and the type of differentiation might be prognostically more important than the(More)
We analyzed the relationships among clinical variables, histology, 1p/19q status, and outcome in 95 patients with oligodendroglial tumors. The study enrolled adult patients who underwent first-time surgery for a supratentorial oligodendroglial tumor at Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet. Tumors were: 27 oligodendrogliomas, WHO grade II; 32(More)
BACKGROUND Self-management is crucial in the daily management of type 2 diabetes. It has been suggested that mHealth may be an important method for enhancing self-management when delivered in combination with health counseling. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test whether the use of a mobile phone-based self-management system used for 1 year,(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Data on the long-term effects of Crohn's disease (CD) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is scarce. We aimed to determine the HRQoL in CD patients 10 years after disease onset, to compare the results to the general population and to identify variables that could affect HRQoL. METHODS CD patients from a population-based inception(More)
BACKGROUND The retroperitoneal margin is frequently microscopically tumour positive in non-curative periampullary adenocarcinoma resections. This margin should be evaluated by serial perpendicular sectioning. The aim of the study was to determine whether retroperitoneal margin involvement independently predicts survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy within(More)
BACKGROUND Osteomyelitis can be difficult to diagnose and there has previously not been a prospective approach to identify all children in a defined geographic area. The aim of this study was to assess the annual incidence of osteomyelitis in children, describe the patient and disease characteristics in those with acute (< 14 days disease duration) and(More)
AIMS To examine how accurately immunohistochemical markers discriminate between pancreatobiliary and intestinal-type adenocarcinomas in the pancreatic head and to explore the prognostic importance of these markers among each of these histological types. METHODS AND RESULTS Histopathological features of 114 consecutively resected adenocarcinomas of(More)
BACKGROUND Electrical nerve stimulation is commonly used to perform peripheral nerve blocks. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between stimulating currents and the distance between the needle-tip and stimulated nerves. METHODS In 18 volunteers the radial and ulnar nerves were stimulated in the elbow region from opposite directions.(More)