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Publications 2012

The list consists of publications from the Clinical Effectiveness research group at the department of Health Management and Health Economics. In 2012 they authored 19 publications and comments in peer-reviewed journals. 13 (68 %) were published in level 2 journals and 5 (26 %) in level 2a journals (New England Journal, JAMA). Cumulativ impact factor for all articles produced by the group in 2012 is 66.

List of publications

Original publications:

1. Kalager M, Tamimi RM, Bretthauer M, Adami HO. Prognosis in women with interval breast cancer: population based observational cohort study. BMJ. 2012;345:e7536. PMID 23160783 Impact factor: 16.378

2. Valori R, Rey JF, Atkin WS, Bretthauer M, Senore C, Hoff G, Kuipers EJ, Altenhofen L, Lambert R, Minoli G. European guidelines for quality assurance in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis. First Edition--Quality assurance in endoscopy in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis. Endoscopy. 2012;44 Suppl 3:SE88-105. PMID 23012124
Impact factor: 5.196

3. Garborg KK, Løberg M, Matre J, Holme O, Kalager M, Hoff G, Bretthauer M. Reduced pain during screening colonoscopy with an ultrathin colonoscope: a randomized controlled trial. Endoscopy. 2012;44:740-6. PMID 22622786
Impact factor: 5.196

4. Moritz V, Bretthauer M, Ruud HK, Glomsaker T, de Lange T, Sandvei P, Huppertz-Hauss G, Kjellevold Ø, Hoff G. Withdrawal time as a quality indicator for colonoscopy - a nationwide analysis. Endoscopy. 2012;44:476-81. PMID 22531983
Impact factor: 5.196

5. Kalager M, Adami HO, Bretthauer M, Tamimi RM. Overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer due to mammography screening: results from the Norwegian screening program. Ann Intern Med. 2012 156:491-9. PMID 22473436
Impact factor: 16.104

6. Hoff G, Moritz V, Bretthauer M, Aabakken L, Berset IP, Glomsaker T, Høie O, de Lange T. Incontinence after colonoscopy--an unrecognized and preventable problem. A cross-sectional study from the Gastronet quality assurance program. Endoscopy. 2012;44:349-53. PMID 22392101
Impact factor: 5.196

7. Bretthauer M; in:European Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Working Group: Endoscopy. 2012 Dec 4. PMID:23212726 Impact factor: 5.196


Reviews and other articles:

8. Bretthauer M, Kalager M. Principles, effectiveness and caveats in screening for cancer.  Br J Surg. 2013 Jan;100(1):55-65. PMID 23212620
Impact factor: 5.210

9. Sofi AA, Silverman AL, Khuder S, Garborg K, Westerink JM, Nawras A. Relationship of symptom duration and fecal bacteriotherapy in Clostridium difficile infection-pooled data analysis and a systematic review. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2012. PMID 23163886
Impact factor: 2.329



10. Kalager M. First, do no harm. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2012;132:383. PMID 22353816

11. Smith RA, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL, Kalager M. Clinical decisions. Mammography screening for breast cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012;367:e31. PMID 23171121

12. Kalager M. Letter to the Editor: Hofvind S, Skaane P. Stage distribution of breast cancer diagnosed before and after implementation of population-based mammographic screening. Fortschr Röntgenstr 2012; 184: 437-442. PMID 22851265

13. Lenz P, Domagk D, Mensink P, Aktas H, Bretthauer M. Single- versus double-balloon enteroscopy: the evidence base: Comment on Endoscopy essentials, Small-bowel endoscopy. Endoscopy. 2012 ;44:799 PMID 22833025

14. Jørgensen KJ, Kalager M, Zahl PH, Fønnebø VM. Comparing attendees with non-attendees in breast screening does not provide useful information about an effect on prognostic features or mortality. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012;136:617-20. PMID 23011508

15. Bretthauer M, Kalager M. Colonoscopy as a triage screening test. N Engl J Med. 2012;366:759-60. PMID 22356330

16.Bretthauer M, Hoff G. Comparative effectiveness research in cancer screening programmes. BMJ. 2012;344:e2864. PMID 22628002

17. Kalager M, Løberg M, Bretthauer M. Limited use of nonprogram screening in Norway. Int J Cancer. 2012. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27807. PMID 22933134

18. Berstad P, Løberg M, Kalager M, Jørgensen A, Garborg K, Ruud HK, Bretthauer M, Hoff G. Risk stratification for advanced colorectal neoplasia. Cancer Prev Res  2012:1405. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-12-0383.  PMID: 23151804

19. Kaminski MF, Bretthauer M, Zauber AG, Kuipers EJ, Adami HO, van Ballegooijen M, Regula J, van Leerdam M, Stefansson T, Påhlman L, Dekker E, Hernán MA, Garborg K, Hoff G. The NordICC Study: rationale and design of a randomized trial on colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer. Endoscopy. 2012;44:695-702. PMID 22723185

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