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  • Kivle, Kjetil; Paulsen, Robin Holt (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Leprosy and leprosy patients at Ullevaal University hospital 1970-2003 Background Leprosy is a rare chronic infectious disease in Norway, occurring as imported cases from endemic countries. We aimed to describe the ...
  • Ruiz, Gjovanni (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Abstract/prosjekoppgave/ Angiogenese ved koronare sykdommer: Since the recognition of the important role of angiogenenic factors in tumor growth for over 30 years ago, has angiogenesis been used as a model for explaining ...
  • Dieset, Ingrid; Haukvik, Unn (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background Mb Hodgkin is one of the most common cancers in the young population. With improved treatment, survival-rates have reached >80%. One of the late medical sequelae chemo- and radiotherapy may cause, is premature ...
  • Vestøl, Henrik Nordengen; Tjugen, Trygve Braathen (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background: Hepatitis B is a widespread disease. 2 billion people throughout the world have been infected, of which 400 million have developed chronicity (Norway: 12-15 000). Consequently this is a major health problem ...
  • Økland, Henning Gustav; Sarna, Vikas Kumar; Tazmini, Kiarash (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Our purpose has been to give to the reader an insight in the development of cancer vaccines. The paper is built up stepwise with a smooth start reviewing the historical aspects of cancer treatment, ranging from the ancient ...
  • Qviller, Nina (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Malaria is one of the most prevalent infectious diseases in the world and it has an estimated mortality of over a million people each year. Approximately 90 % of the annual 300 million cases of acute malaria take place in ...
  • Fretland, Marte Øien; Åkre, Gunnhild (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Human cysticercosis is infection with the larval stage of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. The adult form of the worm lives in the human intstine where it does no harm, but sheds segments called proglottides in the stools, ...
  • Gravning, Jørgen A. (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background. We wanted to examine the prognostic value of elevated cardiac troponin I (cTnI) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with unstable angina pectoris (UAP), one year after intervention. Material ...
  • Lie, Elisabeth; Schiøtz, Kristine (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background: Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important pathogenic organism all over the world and in all age groups. S. pneumoniae is a frequent cause of pneumonia, menigitis, sinusitis, and otitis media and a less frequent ...
  • Strand, Anders Sandbu (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background: Quantitative bone measures, especially at the hand have been proposed as a new outcome measure in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and is also, as hand bone loss in RA associated with disease activity, physical function ...
  • Bergrem, Henrik Andreas (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs), such as cyclosporine A, have been known to negatively affect kidney function and the cardiovascular risk profile in kidney transplant recipients. Most recent trials on immunosuppressive therapy ...
  • Capjon, Line (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Lymfatic filariasis (LF) is a disease that strikes a big part of the poor world.The final stage of the disease leads to loss of working capacity and therefore increasing poverty. The disease is acknowledged by the WHO to ...
  • Lund, Gry; Fossum, Anette; Skolt, Svein Erik (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background Red cell tranfusion is a common treatment for patients with chronic anemias, particularly cancer patients. We wanted to examine what subjective differences the patients themselves experienced from the week ...
  • Heir, Hans Tore; Bass, Maya (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Professor Finn Wisløff (et.al) at Ullevål Universitetssykehus started in 1984 a comprehensive study on multiple myeloma in a particular health region in Norway ( Myelomatoseprosjektet i helseregion I). All patients with a ...
  • Wold, Egil Andresen (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Background: The heart rate of healthy people is not completely regular, but varies for example with breathing. This respiratory variation is called heart rate variability (HRV) and is determined by the balance between ...
  • Børsheim, Sjur; Hagen, Frode; Rørvik, Espen (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    The discussion how dietary salt may affect blood pressure (BP) is still ongoing. The results from both epidemiological and interventional studies are inconsistent, which makes it difficult to draw firm conclusions. The ...
  • Larstorp, Anne Cecilie Kjeldsen (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Objective- The diagnosis of perioperative myocardial infarction (PMI) after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) is difficult because there is no consensus on the criteria, and silent ischemia may be difficult to ...
  • Thortveit, Erik Thomas (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Background: The measurement of myocardial infarct size is important to predict a patient s prognosis and to evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions. The aim of this study was to summarize published evidence ...
  • Hunderi, Jon Olav (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Deceleration time of systolic pulmonary venous flow - a new clinical marker of left atrial pressure. J.O. Hunderi, C.R. Thompson and O.A. Smiseth. Institute for Surgical Research and Dep. Cardiology, Rikshospitalet University ...
  • Prøsch, Line Katrine (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Objective: To assess the use of antihypertensive drugs and blood pressure (BP) levels in relation to current guidelines for BP control in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF). Material and Methods: A cross-sectional ...