List of papers. Papers III-V are removed from the thesis due to publisher restrictions.
Paper 1 Treatment of malignant gastric outlet obstruction with stents: an evaluation of the reported variables for clinical outcome. Larssen L, Medhus AW, Hauge T. BMC Gastroenterol. 2009 Jun 17;9:45. doi:10.1186/1471-230X-9-45 Copyright 2009 Larssen et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License
Paper 2 Patient-reported outcomes in palliative gastrointestinal stenting: a Norwegian multicenter study. Larssen L, Medhus AW, Hjermstad MJ, Körner H, Glomsaker T, Søberg T, Gleditsch D, Hovde O, Nesbakken A, Tholfsen JK, Skreden K, Hauge T. Surg Endosc. 2011 Oct;25(10):3162-9 doi:10.1007/s00464-011-1680-7 Copyright The Author(s) 2011. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com
Paper 3 Long-term outcome of palliative treatment with Self-expanding metal stents for malignant obstuctions of the GI tract Lene Larssen MD, Asle W. Medhus MD, PhD, Hartwig Körner MD, PhD, Tom Glomsaker MD, Taran Søberg MD, Dagfinn Gleditsch MD, Øistein Hovde MD , Jan K. Tholfsen MD, Knut Skreden MD, Arild Nesbakken MD, PhD and Truls Hauge MD, PhD Scand J Gastroenterol. 2012 Dec;47(12):1505-14 doi:10.3109/00365521.2012.711854
Paper 4 Stent treatment of malignant gastric outlet obstruction - The effect on rate of gastric emptying, symptoms and survival Lene Larssen MD, Truls Hauge MD, PhD and Asle W. Medhus MD, PhD Surg Endosc. 2012 Oct;26(10):2955-60 doi:10.1007/s00464-012-2291-7
Paper 5 Stenting as a bridge to surgery is safe and effective in acute malignant left-sided large bowel obstruction Lene Larssen MD, Asle W. Medhus MD, PhD, Hartwig Körner MD, PhD, Tom Glomsaker MD, PhD, Taran Søberg MD, Dagfinn Gleditsch MD, Øistein Hovde MD, Jan K. Tholfsen MD, Knut Skreden MD, Arild Nesbakken MD, PhD and Truls Hauge MD, PhD. Submitted