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    • A young man with acute dilated cardiomyopathy associated with methylphenidate. 

      Nymark, Tor Bjarne; Hovland, Anders W.; Bjørnstad, Hanne; Nielsen, Erik Waage (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2008)
      An 18-year-old obese man with a body mass index of 40, diagnosed with attention-defi cit hyperactivity disorder and treated with methylphenidate (Concerta®) was acutely admitted to hospital with hypoxia and dyspnoea. On investigation signs of liver-, renal-, and heart-failure were found. Noradrenalin infusion was started. Echocardiography showed dilated left ventricle and an ejection fraction (EF) ...
    • Zinc deficiency is common in several psychiatric disorders 

      Grønli, Ole Kristian; Kvamme, Jan-Magnus; Friborg, Oddgeir; Wynn, Rolf (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: Mounting evidence suggests a link between low zinc levels and depression. There is, however, little knowledge about zinc levels in older persons with other psychiatric diagnoses. Therefore, we explore the zinc status of elderly patients suffering from a wide range of psychiatric disorders. Methods: Clinical data and blood samples for zinc analyzes were collected from 100 psychogeriatric ...