• Vagotomy and Gastric Tumorigenesis 

      Rabben, Hanne-Line; Zhao, Chun-Mei; Hayakawa, Yoku; Wang, Timothy C.; Chen, Duan (Journal article, 2016)
      Vagotomy reduces gastric acid secretion and was therefore introduced as a surgical treatment for peptic ulcers in the 1970s. Later, it was replaced by acid reducing medication, such as histamine type 2 (H2) receptor ...
    • Vaksine mot Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria, hvor langt er vi kommet? - En litteraturstudie om arbeidet med immunisering 

      Næs, Per Kristian (Master thesis, 2017)
      Sammendrag Bakgrunn Malaria er en vektorbåren parasittsykdom, som smitter ved hjelp av mygg som tilhører myggslekten Anopheles. Det finnes fem plasmodium-parasitter som smitter til mennesker. Den farligste varianten heter ...
    • Vakuumbehandling som ny postoperativ behandling etter pinch-graft hudtransplantasjon 

      Rekaa, Heidi; Mathiesen, Elise Marie D. (Master thesis, 2013)
      Bakgrunn: Hele 1-2% av befolkningen vil i løpet av livet bli rammet av sår som ikke heler normalt. Slike kroniske sår kan medføre dårligere livskvalitet, sykemeldinger og ulik grad av uførhet for pasienten. Utgifter til ...
    • Validation of algorithms for energy expenditure evaluation in children using raw acceleration data 

      Sommerset, Tone Molid (Master thesis, 2017)
      Backround: The relation between energy expenditure (EE) in childhood physical activity and childhood or later adult health status is not clearly established. Thus, a better understanding of relation between energy expenditure ...
    • Validation of algorithms for physical activity type detection in children using raw acceleration data 

      Ustad, Astrid (Master thesis, 2016)
      Background: Accelerometry has become the objective method of choice to assess physical activity in children. However a number of limitations are related to how accelerometer data from children are analyzed. Valid algorithms ...
    • Validation of Doloplus-2 among nonverbal nursing home patients--an evaluation of Doloplus-2 in a clinical setting. 

      Torvik, Karin; Kaasa, Stein; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Hølen, Jacob C; Fayers, Peter; Rustøen, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      In the present study, more patients were categorized as having pain while using Doloplus-2 compared with nurses' estimation of pain without using any tools. The fact that nurses could not report if the patients were in ...
    • Validation of Housekeeping Genes for the Use as Endogenous Controls in Real-Time PCR in Multiple Myeloma 

      Hossain, Md. Sabbir (Master thesis, 2012)
      Multiple myeloma (MM) is a cancer of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow, and leads to the development of one or more clinical manifestations such as bone destruction, anaemia, and renal insufficiency. The analysis ...
    • Validation of self-reported and hospital-diagnosed atrial fibrillation: The HUNT study 

      Malmo, Vegard; Langhammer, Arnulf; Bønaa, Kaare; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Ellekjær, Hanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: Self-reported atrial fibrillation (AF) and diagnoses from hospital registers are often used to identify persons with AF. The objective of this study was to validate self-reported AF and hospital discharge ...
    • Validation of the AX3 accelerometer for detection of common daily activties and postures 

      Kongsvold, Atle Melleby (Master thesis, 2016)
      Introduction: Sedentary behavior has been suggested as an independent risk factor for ill-health, with detrimental effects independent of physical activity. However, the exact effect of different types of activity i.e. ...
    • Validation of the exercise and eating disorders questionnaire 

      Danielsen, Marit; Bjørnelv, Sigrid; Rø, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Objective: Compulsive exercise is a well-known feature in eating disorders. The Exercise and Eating Disorder (EED) self-report questionnaire was developed to assess aspects of compulsive exercise not adequately ...
    • Validation of the Norwegian version of the work-related sense of coherence scale 

      Grødal, Karoline; Innstrand, Siw Tone; Bauer, Georg F.*; Haugan, Gørill; Rannestad, Toril; Andre, Beate (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the work-related sense of coherence scale, which measures the perceived comprehensibility, manageability, and meaningfulness ...
    • Validations of two versions of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale among Norwegian adolescents 

      Ringdal, Regine; Eilertsen, Mary-Elizabeth B; Bjørnsen, Hanne Nissen; Espnes, Geir Arild; Moksnes, Unni Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Aim: This study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the original 14-item version of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS) and the short 7-item version (SWEMWBS) to validate these scales for use ...
    • Validity of a selection of pregnancy complications in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway 

      Moth, Fredrikke Nohr; Sebastian, Tharani Rita; Horn, Julie; Rich-Edwards, Janet Wilson; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Introduction: The validity of information on pregnancy complications in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN) is insufficiently studied. The objective was to examine the validity of information on gestational age, ...
    • Validity of computer-based video analysis for the assessment of postural control in individuals with cerebral palsy 

      Leirvik, Marianne Jordheim (Master thesis, 2017)
      BACKGROUND: Many studies show that individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) have problems with postural control, which is important for the ability to carry out day-to-day activities and tasks. However, there is no common ...
    • Validity of self-reported body mass index among middle-aged participants in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study 

      Skeie, Guri; Mode, Nicolle; Henningsen, Maria; Borch, Kristin Benjaminsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background: Body mass index (BMI) based on self-reported height and weight has been criticized as being biased because of an observed tendency for overweight and obese people to overestimate height and underestimate weight, ...
    • Vanishing twin syndrome among ART singletons and pregnancy outcomes 

      Magnus, Maria Christine; Ghaderi, Sara; Morken, Nils-Halvdan; Magnus, Per; Romundstad, Liv Bente Bergem; Skjaerven, Rolv; Wilcox, Allen J; Håberg, Siri Eldevik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      STUDY QUESTION Among babies born by ART, do singleton survivors of a vanishing twin have lower birth weight than other singletons? SUMMARY ANSWER Vanishing twin syndrome (VTS) was associated with lower birth weight among ...
    • Vanskelige pårørende - eller pårørende som har det vanskelig? 

      Sæther, May-Liss; Wiker, Marit (Student paper, others, 2015)
      NORSK: Hensikten med oppgaven er å finne ut hvorfor pårørende av og til oppfattes som vanskelige og krevende av sykepleiere, og hvordan vi på en bedre måte kan takle disse situasjonene. Vi ønsket å finne ut noe om sykepleiers ...
    • Variability of activity patterns across mood disorders and time of day 

      Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Vaaler, Arne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Sørensen, Kjetil; Morken, Gunnar; Scott, Janine Linda (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Few actigraphy studies in mood disorders have simultaneously included unipolar (UP) and bipolar (BD) depression or BD mixed states as a separate subgroup from mania. This study compared objectively measured ...
    • Variants in ELL2 influencing immunoglobulin levels associate with multiple myeloma 

      Swaminathan, Bhairavi; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Jöud, Magnus; Ali, Mina; Johnsson, Ellinor; Ajore, Ram; Sulem, Patrick; Halvarsson, Britt-Marie; Eyjolfsson, Gudmundur I.; Haraldsdottir, Vilhelmina; Hultman, Christina; Ingelsson, Erik; Kristinsson, Sigurdur Y; Kähler, Anna Katarina; Lenhoff, Stig; Masson, Gisli; Mellqvist, Ulf-Henrik; Månsson, Robert; Nelander, Sven; Olafsson, Isleifur; Sigurdardóttir, Olöf Gudrun; Steingrimsdottir, Hlif; Vangsted, Annette; Vogel, Ulla; Waage, Anders; Nahi, Hareth; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Rafnar, Thorunn; Turesson, Ingemar; Gullberg, Urban; Stefansson, Kari; Hansson, Markus; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Nilsson, Björn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Multiple myeloma (MM) is characterized by an uninhibited, clonal growth of plasma cells. While first-degree relatives of patients with MM show an increased risk of MM, the genetic basis of inherited MM susceptibility is ...
    • Variasjon i bruk av arteriekateter og venekateter i Noreg og Europa 

      Velle, Martinus (Master thesis, 2017)
      Bakgrunn: Venekateter og arteriekateter er mykje brukt på intensivpasientar. Særleg bruk av arteriekateter er lite rapportert. Metode: Det er gjennomført ein eindags prevalensstudie på kateterbruk i intensivavdelingar i ...