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  • Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Neuroprotection can be defined as medical prophylactic and therapeutic intervention aimed at neuronal tissue and function. Hardly any concept of neuroprotection has been convincingly efficient in man thus far. Lithium ...
  • Aa, Øyvind; Fleischer, Lars Joakim (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    BACKGROUND: Hereditary spastic paraplegia and ataxia are rare neurodegenerative disorders with a prevalence of 2-10/100 000 according to literature. They are characterized by a great clinical and genetic heterogeneity, and ...
  • Rognerud, Sunniva Jansdotter Nydahl (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2004)
    Background: There have only been retrospective uncontrolled studies of the effect of thymectomy on Myasthenia gravis (MG); Most of them show a positive effect, but the indication for operation is under discussion. Objective: ...
  • Bjørlo, Andreas (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Hovudverk er vanleg hos barn. Alt frå 2.8 % til 89,9 % er rapportert i ulike undersøkingar (1-6). Hovudpine er blitt ei meir og meir utbreidd plage både hos vaksne og barn. (5,7,8). Årsakene til dette er uklare, men det ...
  • Qureshi, Aisha (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Abstract Glutamate is the major excitatory neurotransmitter in the mammalian nervous system. It is important that extracellular glutamate levels are kept low because glutamate can be toxic to neurons when present in high ...
  • Nordeng, Jostein (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    Neuroprotection can be defined as medical prophylactic and therapeutic intervention aimed at neuronal tissue and function. Hardly any concept of neuroprotection has been convincingly efficient in man thus far. Lithium ...
  • Pedersen, Anne Elise Blokkum (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2005)
    ABSTRACT Non-freezing cold injury (trenchfoot) is characterised by peripheral neuropathy, developed when the extremities are exposed to wet conditions at temperatures just above freezing. During World War I most of the ...
  • Abrahamsen, Ingunn Moss (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    The purpose of this term paper is twofold. First, it allows the student to become better acquainted with a specific medical research topic. Second, by writing the paper the student acquires important skills in searching ...
  • Holm, Joanna Irene (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    Abstract: Cerebral stroke is one of the leading causes of death and a major cause of disability world wide. During the recent decade acute treatment of ischemic stroke has improved significantly. The emphasis on urgent ...
  • Mjell, Hilde Laaveg (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    Introduction: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease. No curable treatment is available. Previous studies show that 30 to 90% of patients with MS have used alternative medicine. Our objective was to ...
  • Tangen, Solveig (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to investigate cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis. I have mainly focused on symptoms, prevalence and development of cognitive impairment. Cognitive dysfunction ...
  • Leirvik, Atle; Liverød, Mona (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    Abstract Background: ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is the most prevalent motor neuron disease. The only causal treatment available is the glutamate inhibitor Riluzole, postponing death by 3-6 months on average. At ...
  • Kvernmo, Nadja Anette Myrvik (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    The genetic component of epilepsy has been known for over two millennia. The most commonly reported types of genetic epilepsy show simple Mendelian inheritance. Autosomal dominant inheritance has been found within many ...
  • Ahmad, Awais Mughal; Endre, Kim Magnus Advokaat (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    We have performed a quantitative retrospective study to investigate the clinical manifestations of the hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Two different scoring instruments, “Neurological ...
  • Hårdnes, Stine (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    The connection between whiplash-associated disorders and anxiety BACKGROUND Whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) is a common name for a variety of clinical manifestations occuring after an accident with whiplash-mechanism. ...
  • Byhrø, Thomas (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    Cervicogenic headache (CEH) is a headache by pain starting in the neck radiating forward to the ipsilateral oculo-fronto-temporal area. It can be unilateral or bilateral. The head pain is constant and is often followed by ...
  • Aamodt, Anne (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    Abstract Background and objective There are about 65000 people suffering from dementia in Norway. Dementia in Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common variant. There are three cholinesterase inhibitors available in ...
  • Knudsen, Christine Lindebø; Vestøl, Ingeborg Berge (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2006)
    Neuroborreliosis (Lyme disease) is often called “The new great imitator.” In the following we will present the different clinical aspects of neuroborreliosis, which can present itself with a wide range of symptoms and ...
  • Riaz, Tahira Ahmad; Andås, Hilde Teigen (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2007)
    Myasthenia Gravis: a retrospective study of case records at Ullevål University Hospital in 2005 Medical student Hilde Teigen Andås Medical student Tahira R. Ahmad Guidance by Chantal ME Tallaksen Department of Neurology, ...
  • Kvikstad, Vebjørn (Master thesis / Prosjektoppgave, 2007)
    Essential tremor is the most prevalent tremor disorder. Despite of that, very little is known about the responsible mechanisms. This is a review article emphasizing the pathophysiology of essential tremor, but it also ...