Trude Grønvold

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During a general population follow-up study in Health Region I in Norway, 162 patients with multiple myeloma (MM) were diagnosed. 71 of these (44%) were asymptomatic, and were observed without chemotherapy. The great majority (90%) were in stage I, and there were only 2 with light chain disease. 45 of the 71 asymptomatic patients developed progressive(More)
Acute chest pain patients without ECG-signs of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on admission need to be earlier and better diagnosed to reduce use of expensive intensive care beds and to treat more patients with acute recirculation therapy. We investigated whether total CK-activity, CK-MB mass, CK-MB2, myoglobin, cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and T (cTnT)(More)
A retrospective analysis was performed in 371 patients who underwent stress thallium scintigraphy over a three-year period. The patient-group was highly selected. The majority had normal or uninterpretable exercise EKG. The purpose was to assess the clinical value of thallium scintigraphy, and to determine the accuracy of the test compared with coronary(More)
One-hundred-and-fifty-one patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma were allocated to treatment with either NOP regimen (mitoxantrone 16 mg/m2 and vincristine 2 mg day 1 and prednisolone 250 mg day 1-4 and 17-20) or M+P regimen (melphalan 0.25 mg/kg and prednisolone 100-200 mg/day day 1-4). Both regimens were repeated every 4 weeks and were(More)
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