Geir Aamodt

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Can temperature explain the latitudinal gradient of ulcerative colitis? Cohort of Norway
    Geir Aamodt
    Department of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 13:530. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The association between water supply and inflammatory bowel disease based on a 1990-1993 cohort study in southeastern Norway
    Geir Aamodt
    Department of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postbox 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1065-72. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [Presentation of statistical analysis in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association]
    Geir Aamodt
    Institutt for klinisk epidemiologi og molekylaerbiologi, Akershus universitetssykehus, Postboks 75 1478 Nordbyhagen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2183-7. 2005
  4. pmc A simulation study of three methods for detecting disease clusters
    Geir Aamodt
    Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int J Health Geogr 5:15. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and scalability of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS)
    Geir Aamodt
    Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1007-13. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Geographic distribution and ecological studies of inflammatory bowel disease in southeastern Norway in 1990-1993
    Geir Aamodt
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo and EpiGen Institute, Akershus University Hospital, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:984-91. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatiotemporal trends and age-period-cohort modeling of the incidence of type 1 diabetes among children aged <15 years in Norway 1973-1982 and 1989-2003
    Geir Aamodt
    EpiGen, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Diabetes Care 30:884-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Widespread but not localized neoplasia in inflammatory bowel disease worsens the prognosis of colorectal cancer
    Stephan Brackmann
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:474-81. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between clinical parameters and the colitis-colorectal cancer interval in a cohort of patients with colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease
    Stephan Brackmann
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:46-55. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Relationships between inflammatory bowel disease and perinatal factors: both maternal and paternal disease are related to preterm birth of offspring
    May Bente Bengtson
    Medical Department, Tonsberg County Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:847-55. 2010

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  1. pmc Can temperature explain the latitudinal gradient of ulcerative colitis? Cohort of Norway
    Geir Aamodt
    Department of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 13:530. 2013
    ..Many factors are linked to latitude such as climate. Our purpose was to investigate the association between variables governing the climate and prospectively identified patients...
  2. doi request reprint The association between water supply and inflammatory bowel disease based on a 1990-1993 cohort study in southeastern Norway
    Geir Aamodt
    Department of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postbox 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1065-72. 2008
    ..Second, iron content stimulates the growth of bacteria and increases the likelihood of inappropriate immune responses in genetically predisposed individuals...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Presentation of statistical analysis in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association]
    Geir Aamodt
    Institutt for klinisk epidemiologi og molekylaerbiologi, Akershus universitetssykehus, Postboks 75 1478 Nordbyhagen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2183-7. 2005
    ..The paper is a supplement to the guidelines for authors in the journal and should not be used as replacement for statistics manuals...
  4. pmc A simulation study of three methods for detecting disease clusters
    Geir Aamodt
    Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int J Health Geogr 5:15. 2006
    ..For each scenario the performance of the methods were assessed in terms of the sensitivity, specificity, and percentage correctly classified for each cluster...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and scalability of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS)
    Geir Aamodt
    Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1007-13. 2006
    ..The Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) has shown to be a reliable and valid instrument for measuring motor functioning for stroke patients. The purpose of this paper was to study dimensionality and scalability of the instrument...
  6. doi request reprint Geographic distribution and ecological studies of inflammatory bowel disease in southeastern Norway in 1990-1993
    Geir Aamodt
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo and EpiGen Institute, Akershus University Hospital, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:984-91. 2008
    ..The purpose was to study the spatial distribution of cases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and characterize municipalities with high incidences in a search for environmental risk factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatiotemporal trends and age-period-cohort modeling of the incidence of type 1 diabetes among children aged <15 years in Norway 1973-1982 and 1989-2003
    Geir Aamodt
    EpiGen, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Diabetes Care 30:884-9. 2007
    ..We have investigated age-period-cohort effects and spatial and temporal trends for the incidence of type 1 diabetes among 0- to 14-year-old children in Norway...
  8. doi request reprint Widespread but not localized neoplasia in inflammatory bowel disease worsens the prognosis of colorectal cancer
    Stephan Brackmann
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:474-81. 2010
    ..Studies of the prognosis of CRC in IBD have shown conflicting results. The aim of the study was to analyze factors for prognosis in CRC-IBD, including the impact of the new phenotypes...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between clinical parameters and the colitis-colorectal cancer interval in a cohort of patients with colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease
    Stephan Brackmann
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:46-55. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint Relationships between inflammatory bowel disease and perinatal factors: both maternal and paternal disease are related to preterm birth of offspring
    May Bente Bengtson
    Medical Department, Tonsberg County Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:847-55. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to explore the influences of familial, maternal, and paternal inflammatory disease (IBD) on perinatal outcomes in the offspring and the risk for development of IBD related to perinatal factors...
  11. doi request reprint Population data on calcium in drinking water and hip fracture: An association may depend on other minerals in water. A NOREPOS study
    Cecilie Dahl
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Bone 81:292-9. 2015
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between calcium in drinking water and hip fracture, and whether other water minerals modified this association...
  12. doi request reprint Do cadmium, lead, and aluminum in drinking water increase the risk of hip fractures? A NOREPOS study
    Cecilie Dahl
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Biol Trace Elem Res 157:14-23. 2014
    ..This study could help in elucidating the complex effects on bone health by risk factors found in the environment...
  13. doi request reprint A characterization in childhood inflammatory bowel disease, a new population-based inception cohort from South-Eastern Norway, 2005-07, showing increased incidence in Crohn's disease
    Gøri Perminow
    Department of Pediatrics, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog and Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:446-56. 2009
    ..The present population-based inception cohort was recruited in the Oslo area from 2005 to 2007, with the aim of conducting a detailed characterization of treatment-naive patients at diagnosis...
  14. doi request reprint Two distinct groups of colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease
    Stephan Brackmann
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:9-16. 2009
    ..The histological variability in colitis-associated colorectal cancer (CRC in inflammatory bowel disease [IBD]) and the association to clinical factors is unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis: clinical characterization in liver transplanted and nontransplanted patients
    Kristin Kaasen Jørgensen
    Norwegian PSC Research Center, Clinic for Specialized Medicine and Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:536-45. 2012
    ..We aimed to describe the clinical, endoscopic, and histopathologic features of PSC-IBD in liver-transplanted and nontransplanted patients...
  16. pmc Association between pregnancy exposure to air pollution and birth weight in selected areas of Norway
    Sviatlana Panasevich
    Domain for Mental and Physical Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Public Health 74:26. 2016
    ..Exposure to air pollution in pregnancy may affect foetal development. However, the evidence of such effect remains inconsistent. We investigated the effects of exposure to air pollution during pregnancy on birth outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint Infectious burden of respiratory syncytial virus in relation to time of birth modifies the risk of lower respiratory tract infection in infancy: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort
    Ida Monn Birkhaug
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e235-41. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Nationwide data on municipal drinking water and hip fracture: could calcium and magnesium be protective? A NOREPOS study
    Cecilie Dahl
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Bone 57:84-91. 2013
    ..Magnesium in drinking water may have a protective role against hip fractures; however this association should be further investigated. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Mortality after spinal cord injury in Norway
    Ingeborg Beate Lidal
    Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Faculty Division Ullevaal University Hospital, University of Oslo, PB 1130 Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    J Rehabil Med 39:145-51. 2007
    ..To study mortality, cause of death and risk indicators for death in Norwegian patients with spinal cord injury...
  20. pmc Cohort profile: cohort of Norway (CONOR)
    Oyvind Naess
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 37:481-5. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain in adults with cerebral palsy compared with the general population
    Reidun Jahnsen
    Department of Research, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Rehabil Med 36:78-84. 2004
    ..To examine prevalence and localization of musculo-skeletal pain in adults with cerebral palsy compared with the general population and to investigate variables potentially associated with pain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation between concentration of air pollution and cause-specific mortality: four-year exposures to nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter pollutants in 470 neighborhoods in Oslo, Norway
    Øyvind Naess
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 165:435-43. 2007
    ..Results show that vulnerable persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the elderly seem to be susceptible to air pollution at lower levels than the general population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low colectomy rates in ulcerative colitis in an unselected European cohort followed for 10 years
    Ole Hoie
    Sorlandet Hospital Arendal, Department of Medicine, Section for Gastroenterology, Arendal, Norway
    Gastroenterology 132:507-15. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the colectomy risk in UC in the first decade after diagnosis and to identify factors that may influence the choice of surgical treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ulcerative colitis: patient characteristics may predict 10-yr disease recurrence in a European-wide population-based cohort
    Ole Hoie
    Sorlandet Hospital Arendal, Department of Medicine, Section for Gastroenterology, Arendal, Norway
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1692-701. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relapse rate in UC in a European population-based cohort 10 yr after diagnosis and to identify factors that may influence the risk of relapse...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Statistics in medical research]
    Geir Aamodt
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:189. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint [A midwife-led birthing unit]
    Mirjam Lukasse
    Kvinneklinikken, Rikshospitalet, 0027 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:170-2. 2006
    ..The Alternative Birth Centre (ABC) is a midwife-led unit which offers low-risk women integrated, individualised antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care...
  27. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of extra-cardiac anomalies in children with congenital cardiac malformations
    Leif Eskedal
    Department of Pediatrics, Soerlandet Regional Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    Cardiol Young 14:600-7. 2004
    ..Children with extra-cardiac anomalies in the absence of Down's syndrome represent a heterogeneous group, with varying patterns of survival. Survival did not improve in these latter patients during the period of our study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Meconium induced IL-8 production and intratracheal albumin alleviated lung injury in newborn pigs
    Paal H H Lindenskov
    Department of Pediatric Research, Institute for Surgical Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Res 57:371-7. 2005
    ..Rescue treatment with albumin in meconium aspiration improved lung compliance in piglets and may represent a new therapeutic approach to MAS...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Paracetamol to preschool children--indications and cultural background]
    Per Lagerløv
    RELIS Sør Rikhispitalet, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2080-3. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine under what conditions parents find treatment with paracetamol appropriate...
  30. ncbi request reprint [The use of paracetamol and antibiotics among preschool children]
    Per Lagerløv
    RELIS Sør, Rikshospitalet, 0027 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1620-3. 2004
    ..Sales of paracetamol in paediatric formulations are increasing and antibiotics are frequently prescribed to children. Our aim was to study the use of paracetamol and antibiotics in different age groups among preschool children...