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Functional recovery is considered the most important target: a survey of dedicated professionals
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
Helsetjeneste i krig og konflikt. Hvilke traumer oppstår og hvordan kan de motvirkes?
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2004-09)
Risk factors, complications and survival after upper abdominal surgery: A prospective cohort study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-07)
<p>Background: Preoperative weight loss and abnormal serum-albumin have traditionally been associated with reduced survival. More recently, a correlation between postoperative complications and reduced long-term survival has been reported and the significance of the relative proportion of skeletal muscle, visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue has been examined with conflicting results. We ...
Major postoperative complications are associated with impaired long-term survival after gastro-esophageal and pancreatic cancer surgery: a complete national cohort study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-18)
Background: Some studies have reported an association between complications and impaired long-term survival after cancer surgery. We aimed to investigate how major complications are associated with overall survival after gastro-esophageal and pancreatic cancer surgery in a complete national cohort. <br> Methods: All esophageal-, gastric- and pancreatic resections performed for cancer in Norway ...
Predictors and determinants for recovery and survival after upper abdominal surgery
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2016-10-21)
Background: Patients with colorectal malignancies have benefited from major improvements in surgical technique and perioperative care during the last decades. These improvements have contributed to fast recovery and high survival rates. In contrast, patients with upper abdominal malignant disease often experience delayed recovery and long-standing functional impairment. Postoperative complications ...