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Brain Metastases in Norway

The overall aim and primary outcome of this study will be a descriptive analysis of the current treatment practice of BM in Norway. Specifically, it may give answers to the following research questions: - What is the true incidence of BM in Norway? - How are patients with BM treated at present? - Do treatments differ between hospitals? - How do treatments impact quality of life of the patients? - Which factors (treatment, tumor and host variables...

Inspiratory Muscle Training for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder

This study is a randomized controlled trial with the aim of evaluating the effect of homebased inspiratory muscle training (IMT) for patients with COPD in Norway. The intervention group will train with threshold IMT for 6 weeks. The control group will not participate in any other training method or sham. Evaluation parameters are maximal inspiratory pressure, six minute walk test, COPD assessment test, modified Medical research council dyspnea scale and spirometry.

Trends in Prevalence and Comorbidities of Children With Cerebral Palsy in Norway

Many studies have reported that the prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) has been relatively stable and is mainly due to events before birth and therefore cannot be prevented. However, these studies were undertaken in populations born towards the end of the last century. There has since been significant improvement in both obstetrical and neonatal intensive care. The main aim is to investigate trends in the prevalence and clinical characteristics of children with CP in Norway bor...

Weight Loss and Changes in Cardiovascular Risk Markers With a Low Glycemic Diet Compared With a Standard Diet

Overweight and obesity is increasing in most countries, including Norway, and the optimal diet for reducing weight is under discussion. The present study in overweight and moderate obese individuals compares a low glycemic load diet with a standard low-fat diet (as recommended from the National Nutrition Council) in an open, randomized trial over 12 months, with changes in weight loss and changes in cardiovascular risk markers as endpoints.

NAS-NRC Twin Registry

To continue a registry of World War II veteran twins maintained by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council (NAS-NRC).

Experiences With HDR-brachytherapy in Norway

There are 3 articles that will be written about the experience with HDR-brachytherapy (HDR-BT) in patients with high-risk prostate cancer in Norway as part of a PhD-project. The project will focus on survival, side-effects and dosimetry variables as the main points of interest.

Children With Fever and Respiratory Symptoms at Out-of-hours Services in Norway

Viral self-limiting infections in respiratory organs among children are common in primary care. Serious infections have low prevalence and are challenging to distinguish from self-limiting infections. Prescription of antibiotics in primary care is still high but stable since 2009 in Norway, and 90% of all antibiotics are prescribed in primary care. C-reactive protein (CRP) has been especially popular in Norway for point-of-care testing in primary care, but its role in ...

Impact of HPV Vaccine On The Prevalence Of HPV In Norway

The overall aim of the study is to assess the effect of school-based Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination by comparing type-specific HPV prevalence between vaccinated and non-vaccinated women born in 1997. Women born in 1997, residence to Norway in 2009 (the year of vaccine initiation of the 1997-cohort) are invited to participate in the study.

The BALLOON- (BALLOon Treatment for Obesity in Norway) Pilot Study

This protocol describes a feasibility pilot study preceding a randomized clinical study that aims at comparing the Elipse intragastric Balloon system to other invasive obesity techiniques. The current pilot study is investigating the feasibility and efficacy of the Elipse Balloon system in 20 patients in Norway.

A Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial of Biofeedback and Anal Injections as First Treatment of Fecal Incontinence

A short presentation of a randomized clinical trial of biofeedback and anal injections as a first treatment option of faecal incontinence. Background: Faecal incontinence affects mainly women who have suffered sphincter disruption from vaginal delivery, but individuals of all ages can be affected. The treatment of this debility is not uniform between institutions or internationally. Often is surgical reconstruction of the anal sphincter performed, or other invasive, costly tre...

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among People Attending the Sexual Assault Center in Oslo, Norway.

In this study we seek to register the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among people attending the Sexual Assault Centre in Oslo, Norway. The main aim of this study is to gather representative data on STIs after sexual assaults. Consequently, if the attendance for medical follow up turns out to be good/ sufficient, prophylactic (antibiotic) treatment can potentially be omitted.

CHF Home Telemonitoring: A Home Telemonitoring Service for Chronic Heart Failure Patients on Trial

Providing patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) access to remote monitoring, for example by telephone or telemonitoring using wireless technology, reduces deaths and hospitalisations and may provide benefits on health care costs and quality of life. Remote monitoring of patients with chronic heart failure can reduce pressure on resources, particularly for conditions like chronic heart failure, which exert a large burden on health services. These are conclusions of the Cochr...

Study and Development of Application Models of "Therapeutic Education to the Patient" (TEP) in Asthmatic Children

It is an interventional prospective study. The study will assess the intervention of the "Therapeutic Education to the Patient (TEP)" on the quality of life in asthmatic children. The patients will be enrolled from the 1st of May 2016 to the 31st of December 2016 in the outpatient clinic of Pediatric Allergology & Pulmonology (PAP) of Respiratory Disease Research Center (RDRC) within the Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology (IBIM) of the National Research Council ...

The Norwegian Mother and Child Study - Environmental Specimen Collection

The Norway Mother and Child study is a collaborative venture among health researchers in Norway funded by the Norwegian government. The study is being coordinated by the National Institute of Public Health (aka Folkehelsa) in Oslo and the Medical Birth Registry (MBR) in Bergen. NIEHS has the unique opportunity to participate through the collection of additional tubes of blood during the blood sample collection; these two tubes of blood and a urine sample will allow NIEHS and ...

A Phase IV, Prospective, Observational, Open Label, Single Centre Cohort Trial to be Conducted in Norway During One Year to Assess the Cumulative Pregnancy Rate in a New Series of In-vitro Fertilization (IVF) Treatment Cycles Following Three or More Previ

The objective of this study is to observe the cumulative rate of ongoing pregnancy in a new series of IVF-treatment cycles in subjects, who have undergone three or more previous IVF-treatment cycles without live birth. The information obtained from this trial will be helpful for subjects who are considering further IVF treatments and for IVF centres, as well as for the formulation of governmental policies regarding healthcare reimbursement in Norway.

A Trial to Improve the Healthiness of Packed Lunches in Primary School Aged Children

Public Health England's (PHE) Behavioural Insights Team are leading and fully funding a randomised controlled research trial in collaboration with Derby City Council's Public Health Team and the Health and Social Care Research Centre at Derby University to test an intervention designed to help families provide healthier packed lunches for Primary School aged children.

Bipolar Research And Innovation Network - BRAIN

To describe the broad spectrum of Bipolar Disorder patients admitted to out-patient and in-patient psychiatric departments in Norway. Include all admitted Bipolar patients both with and without co-morbid disorders.

The Norwegian Induction Project: a Pilot for a Prospective National Audit

The worldwide rate of induction of labour has been steadily increasing over the last 15 years, a trend that is reflected in Norway. The overall aim of this study is to identify disparities between delivery departments in Norway in regards to: 1. The overall rate of labour induction 2. Main indication for the induction of labour. 3. Induction methods used and protocols followed 4. Maternal and fetal outcomes in induced births Methods: Obser...

SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy) vs. Surgery in High Risk Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer

A principle objective of the study is to create a validated risk model for treatment selection. This will greatly enhance the ability to counsel patients regarding their specific risks/benefit ratio for surgery or SBRT. This will improve informed decision making on the part of the patient, and remove much of the subjectivity of treatment selection.

Drug Safety in Emergency Patients -RTC on the Effect of Medication Reconciliation and Review on Readmission Rate

Aim/Objective: Investigate the effect of implementing a working model for performing medication reconciliation (MR) and medication review (MRe) in the emergency department (ED), on readmissions, patient safety and efficiency of the stay in the ED and the hospital. Research design: randomized, controlled, non-blinded trial. Control group; standard care. Intervention group; MR and MRe performed at admission to the ED by a clinical pharmacist in the interdisciplinary team. The int...

Smartphone App for Analysis of General Movements in Young Infants

Analysis of spontaneous movements in young infants from video recordings is recommended as an early medical assessment tool for prediction of cerebral palsy in high-risk infants. Such video recording have previously been performed in follow-up programs at hospitals using semi standardized video set-ups. The research group behind this study develops a smart-phone application that makes it possible for parents to video film their infant spontaneous movements at home, upload and s...

Lifestyle Intervention for Pakistani Women in Oslo

Immigrants from South Asia in Norway have a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes and conditions related to the metabolic syndrome. It has been documented that these conditions may be prevented by changes in lifestyle. No previous intervention studies on immigrants with focus on diet and physical activity have been carried out in Norway. This project concerns a randomized controlled trial with intervention to change diet and physical activity in 200 high risk female Pakistani immi...

Study C3S : Comparison Among Healthy Subject

The aim of the C3S study is research an equivalence with longitudinal, radial and circumferential, global and segmental strain value, in left Ventricular in 2 and 3 dimension between two echograph General Electric Vivid 9 (GE Vingmed, Horton, Norway) et Philips Epiq 7.

Outcome of Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - a Comparison of Data From Three National Quality Registries

There is no international consensus on evaluation and surgical treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS). The indication for operative treatment is relative, and the variation in surgical rates and procedures is significant, both within and between countries. Understanding practice-based variety is critical since these differences may reflect a disparity in quality of the health care in different institutions, regions, or countries. Norway, Sweden, and Denmark do all have Natio...

Clinical Course of Patients Receiving Physiotherapy Services in Primary Health Care

Background: Physiotherapists (PTs) in primary health care manage patients with a large variation in medical diagnosis, age, functional status, disability and prognosis. Lack of knowledge and systematically collected data about patients treated by PTs in primary health care has prompted this longitudinal observational physiotherapy project in Norway. This paper aims to describe a method for developing a database of patients managed by PTs in primary health care to study patients...

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