Lars Aabakken

Affiliation

Professor of Medicine
Chief of GI Endoscopy, Dept of Medicine
Rikshospitalet University Hospital, 0027 OSLO Norway

Phone

office:    +47 23072387 / +47 23070000 (switch)
cell:       +47 47014918
fax:        +47 23072008

email

lars.aabakken@medisin.uio.no

·        Education

·        Clinical practice

·        Scientific activities

·        Committees and administrative assignments

·        Publications

 

EDUCATION

·         High school graduation (Ex. artium)                                                              Hamar Katedralskole  1980

·         Graduate/Professional:             University of Oslo                                         1986
M.D. (cum laude)

·         Business Candidate (cum laude)                                                                    Norwegian School of Management                             1990

·         Rikshospitalet / NHH executive training                                                        (1 year, 20 points)       2004

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

·         Training License, Norway                                                                               1985

·         MD Certification by University of Oslo, Norway                                          1986

·         Permanent License, Norway                                                                           1988

·         Limited US License, South Carolina, USA                                                                1995-1996

·         Specialty diploma, Internal Medicine                                                                         1997

·         Specialty diploma, Gastroenterology                                                                          1998

Clinical and faculty positions

·         Scientific Fellowship, Ullevål University Hospital (Internal Medicine/gastroenterology)
(6 months)                                                                                                       1987

·         Intern, Volda  County Hospital (Internal medicine & Surgery)
Ørsta Legesenter  (General Practice), Ørsta Norway                                     1987-1988

·         Resident & fellow of Internal Medicine,
Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Norway                                                                1990-1995

·         Assoc. Professor of Medical informatics, Oslo Norway                                1991-2008

·         Visiting professor of medicine, Digestive Disease Center
Medical Univ. of South Carolina, Charleston, USA                                      1995-1996

·         Fellow of internal medicine, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo Norway       1996 - 1997

·         Attending, Med Dept of Gastroenterology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo Norway       1997 - 1998

·         Consultant, HQ defence command Norway, Joint Medical Service.,
Disaster Medicine  6 hrs/week                                                                        1990-1995

·         Attending, Med Dept of Gastroenterology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo Norway       1998-2002

·         Attending, Asafo General Hospital, Sefwi-Asafo, Ghana                             2006 (nov-des)

·         Chief of Endoscopy, Med dept of Gastroenterology, Rikshospitalet, Oslo Norway            2002-

·         Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway   2008-

Postgraduate courses

·         Clinical trials design                                                                                        38 hrs  1987

·         SADE course, advanced endoscopy        38 hrs                                            1988

·         Health administration and leadership       30 hrs                                            1991

·         Nephrology                                               20 hrs                                            1991

·         Gastroenterology                                                                                            30 hrs  1992

·         Hematology                                              27 hrs                                            1993

·         Cardiology                                                20 hrs                                            1993

·         University teaching (1 year course)          100 hrs +                                       1993

·         Endocrinology                                          35 hrs                                            1994

·         Pulmonary diseases                                                                                         30 hrs  1994

·         Infectious diseases                                                                                          30 hrs  1995

·         Geriatric diseases                                                                                            20 hrs  1996

·         Small and large bowel                                                                                     21 hrs  1996

·         Esophagus and stomach diseases              15 hrs                                            1997

·         Abdominal ultrasound                                                                                    24 hrs  1997

·         Kings college liver disease course             30 hrs                                            1997

·         NGF annual meeting courses                    14 hrs                                             1992-3

·         ACG Annual postgraduate gastroenterology course                                      15 hrs  1995

·         DDC[1] Advanced course in ERCP and EUS                                                  14 hrs  1995

·         DDC Therapeutic endoscopy conference 10.5 hrs                                          1995

·         DDC EUS tutorial & animal lab               12 hrs                                             1995

·         DDC Developments in Digestive Diseases                                                     13.25 hrs         1996

·         AGA Spring Postgraduate Course           16 hrs                                             1996

·         DDC Advanced Endoscopy Update        12.5 hrs                                          1996

·         DDC Advanced Endoscopy Update        12.5 hrs                                          1997

·         EPGS Endosonography Live, Amsterdam                                                     9 hrs    1999

·         ATLS advanced trauma life support, Bergen                                                 25 hrs  2006

 

MILITARY SERVICE

·         Physician & Lieutenant, Norwegian Army                                                                 1989

·         Consultant, HQ defence command Norway, Joint Medical Service.,
Disaster Medicine  6 hrs/week                                                                        1990-

·         Lieutenant Colonel, Norwegian Army                                                                       1998-

HONORS AND AWARDS

·         Doctor Medicinae, University of Oslo                                                                       1991

·         Young Clinician Award,  World Congresses of Gastroenterology, L.A.,      1994

·         American College of Gastroenterology International Travel Award             1995

·         Quality assurance award, Norwegian Medical Association                           1995

·         ACG Governors award for excellence in clinical research                             1996

·         1st prize, Multimedia Educational software (Norway)                                   1996

MEMBERSHIPS AND OFFICES IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

·         Norwegian Medical Association                                                                     1986 -

·         Norwegian Society of Gastroenterology                                                                    1985 -

·         Scandinavian Association of Digestive Endoscopy                                       1988 -

·         American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy                                          1997-

·         American Gastroenterology Association                                                                    1997-

·         European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy                                          1998-

FACULTY TEACHING ACTIVITIES

·         Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Oslo School of Medicine       1992 (6 months)

·         Lahaugmoen Military Camp, Anatomy/physiology/First Aid (soldiers, nurses, physicians)
Daily classroom lectures and clinical teaching                                                1989 (12 months)

·         Clinical teaching, Infusion therapy (32 hrs/year)
University of Oslo School of Medicine                                                                      1990 -

·         Clinical teaching, introductory internal medicine (90 hrs/year)
University of Oslo School of Medicine                                                                      1992 (12 months)

·         Clinical teaching, postgraduate war surgery (mass casualty handling) (8 hrs/year)
University of Oslo School of Medicine                                                                      1992-1998

·         Computer training, physicians and research personnel, Ullevål Hospital (sporadic)  1990-

·         Computer training, medical students, Ullevål Hospital 25 hrs/year               1994-1998

·         Visiting professor of medicine, Digestive Disease Center
Medical Univ. of South Carolina                                                                    1995-1996

·         Assoc. professor, Medical Informatics, (18 hrs/week)
University of Oslo School of Medicine                                                                      1995-2008

·         Medical student propedeutic training, 1 semester                                          2006

·         Professor of Medicine, Oslo, Norway                                                                        2008-

Other postgraduate teaching and course organization

·         SADE annual postgraduate endoscopy training courses, (program committee)        1993->

·         EUS tutorial courses, including animal lab, MUSC Charleston (co-organizer)          1995-1996

·         Norwegian Medical Association basic gastroenterology course  (co-chairman)         1998,2000

·         Norwegian Medical Association advanced gastroenterology course  (chairman)      1998,2001

·         Norwegian telemedicine course (chairman)                                                                1998

·         Norwegian/Russian Joint symposium on Telemedicine, Moscow (chairman)            2003

·         UEGF/ESGE symposium on Colorectal Cancer Screening: The
public/professional interface, Oslo (chairman)                                                2003

·         National teleconference postgraduate gastroenterology course
(organizer, course director)                                                                             2004,2005

·         National annual basic endoscopy training course (co-organizer)                    2004->

·         National annual web-based postgraduate gastroenterology course
(co-organizer/editor), twice annually                                                                          2005->

·         ESGE postgraduate course and learning area, UEGW (chairman)                2006-2009

·         UEGF professional trainee course, biliary tract, Amsterdam (course director)          2009

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

• Executive editor     Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology                               1996->

• Editorial Board:      Endoscopy                                                                                1995 ->

                                  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy                                                      1996->

                                  Digestive and Liver disease                                                      2001->

                                  Open Gastroenterology Journal                                                2007->

• Ad hoc reviewer:    Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology                              

                                  Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology                                  

                                  British Medical Journal                                                                        

                                  Surgical Endoscopy                                                                             

                                  Drugs

                                  Digestive and Liver disease

                                  NCP Gastroenterology & Hepatology

                                  Open Gastroenterology Journal

                                  Gut

                                  American  Journal of  Gastroenterology                                  

COMMITTEE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

National

·         Secretary of the University of Oslo School of Medicine Strategy Planning Comittee          1990

·         Secretary of the Ullevål Hospital Computerized Medical Records Committee         1990 -1998

·         Member, Committee for Information technology, 
University of Oslo School of Medicine, Institute Group of Oslo Communal Hospitals,       1991-1998

·         Member, committee for internal education, Ulleval Hospital, Medical clinic            1993-1998

·         Chairman, Medical informatics committee, Ulleval University Hospital       1993-1998

·         Chairman, Medical Record standardization committee, Ulleval University Hospital            1994-1998

·         Local chairman and member, National executive committee,
MEDAKIS national electronic medical record system development             1996-1998

·         Chairman, Norwegian Gastroenterology Association Quality Assurance board        1999- >

·         Chairman, Norwegian Polyposis Registry                                                                  2007- >

International

·         Secretary general, Scandinavian Association of Digestive Endoscopy (SADE)       1990 - >

·         Member, European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
 endoscopy terminology workgroup                                                                           1993 - >

·         Organizing secretary, ESGE/SADE postgraduate endoscopy course, Oslo 1994     1994

·         Member, World Organisation of Gastroenterology Research committee (OMED)   1994-1997

·         Chairman, EUS standardized terminology (worldwide)                                1995- >

·         Councellor,  ESGE governing board                                                                          2002- >

·         Chairman, education committee, ESGE                                                                     2004- 2008

·         Councillor and  chairman, standardization committee, OMED                     2005- >

·         Treasurer, ESGE                                                                                             2008-

·         President, SADE                                                                                                        2005->

 

PUBLICATIONS

A)    94 original full papers in peer-reviewed international journals

B)     4 other original scientific publications

C)     28 reviews/editorials in international journals
6 books
13 book chapters
7 book editorships

D)    >10 public communications

E)     >100 published abstracts

G)     Various computer programs and web-based scientific databases

Publication details

Thesis

1.             Aabakken L, Gastrointestinal mucosal toxicity associated with short term use of non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (Oslo, 1991)

A. Original scientific publications

2.             Aabakken L, Kåresen R, Serck-Hanssen A, Osnes M. Transpapillary biopsies and brush cytology from the common bile duct. Endoscopy 1986; 18: 49-51.

3.             Aabakken L,Osnes M. Endoscopic choledochoduodenostomy (ECDT) as palliative treatment  of malignant periampullary obstructions of the common bile duct:  A follow-up study. Gastrointest Endosc 1986; 32: 41-42

4.             Osnes M, Rosseland AR,Aabakken L. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography and endoscopic papillotomy in patients with a previous Billroth-II resection. Gut 1986; 27: 1193-1198

5.             Aabakken L, Larsen S,Osnes M. Cimetidine tablets or suspension in the prevention of gastrointestinal mucosal lesions caused by non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs. Scand J Rheumatol 1989; 18: 369-375

6.             Aabakken L, Dybdahl JH, Larsen S, Mowinckel P, Osnes M,Quiding H. A double blind comparison of gastrointestinal effects of ibuprofen standard and ibuprofen sustained release assessed by means of endoscopy and 51Cr-labelled erythrocytes. Scand J Rheumatol 1989; 18: 307-313

7.             Aabakken L, Bjørnbeth BA, Hofstad B, Olaussen B, Larsen S,Osnes M. Comparison of the gastrointestinal side effects of Naproxen formulated as plain tablets, enteric-coated tablets, or enteric-coated granules in capsules. Scand J Gastroenterol 1989; 24 (suppl. 163): 65-73

8.             Aabakken L, Larsen S,Osnes M. Sucralfate for prevention of  naproxen-induced mucosal lesions. Scand J Rheumatol 1989; 18: 361-368

9.             Aabakken L, Dybdahl JH, Eidsaunet W, Haaland A, Larsen S,Osnes M. Optimal assessment of NSAID induced gastrointestinal lesions. Endoscopic lesions, faecal blood loss and symptoms not necessarily correlated. Scand J Gastroenterol 1989; 24: 1007-1013

10.         Aabakken L. 51Cr-EDTA absorption test:  Methodological aspects. Scand J Gastroenterol 1989; 24: 351-358

11.         Aabakken L. 51Cr-ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid absorption test:  Effects of naproxen,  a non-steroidal, antiinflammatory drug. Scand J Gastroenterol 1990; 25: 917-924

12.         Aabakken L,Osnes M. Gastroduodenal lesions induced by naproxen:  An endoscopic evaluation of regional differences and natural course. Scand J Gastroenterol 1990; 25: 1215-1222

13.         Aabakken L, Larsen S,Osnes M. Visual analogue scales for endoscopic evaluation of NSAID-induced mucosal damage in the stomach and duodenum. Scand J Gastroenterol 1990; 25: 443-448

14.         Aabakken L, Bjørnbeth BA, Weberg R, Viksmoen L, Larsen S,Osnes M. NSAID-associated gastroduodenal damage:  Does famotidine protection extend into the mid- and distal duodenum? Aliment Pharmacol Therap 1990; 4: 295-303

15.         Aabakken L, Weberg R, Lygren I, Eidsvoll B, Stray N,Osnes M. Gastrointestinal bleeding:  Dyspeptic symptoms and clinical course in relation to use of non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Scand J Rheumatol 1991; 5: 366-369

16.         Aabakken L, Larsen S, Osnes M. Visual analogue scales for evaluating endoscopic findings after NSAID treatment:  comparison with a fixed point scale. Pharmaceut Med 1991; 5: 19-27

17.         Aabakken L, Aabakken B, Øfsti L, Schrøder R,Wilhelmsen T. Psykomotorisk fysioterapi - pasientenes utgangspunkt og deres vurdering av behandlingsresultatet. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1991; 111:1619-1623

18.         Larsen S, Aabakken L, Lillevold PE,Osnes M. Assessing soft data in clinical trials. Pharmaceut Med 1991; 5: 29-36

19.         Aabakken L, Westerheim J, Hofstad B, Larsen S,Osnes M. SADE database for endoscopic procedures:  Aspects of clinical use. Endoscopy 1991; 23:269-271

20.         Westerheim J, Aabakken L, Hofstad B, Larsen S,Osnes M. The SADE system: An endoscopic database manager. Endoscopy 1991; 23: 265-268

21.         Øktedalen O, Lunde OC, Opstad PK, Aabakken L,Kverneboe K. Changes in the gastrointestinal mucosa after long distance running  Scand J Gastroenterol 1992; 27: 270-274

22.         Aabakken L,  Ugstad M, Gamst O,  Winther  R, Osnes  M.  Naproxen-associated gastroduodenal toxicity:  Enteric coated granules versus plain tablets.  Eur. J.Rheum.Inflamm. 1992;12:43-48

23.         Sandstad O, Aabakken L, Enger E.  Bestemmelser om å avstå fra hjertelungeredning ved norske sykehus.  Tidsskr  Nor Lægeforen. 1992; 112: 1690-1692

24.         Aabakken L, Sandstad O, Enger E.  Bruk av  Res-min-begrepet ved en medisinsk avdeling.   Tidsskr. Nor Lægeforen. 1992; 112: 1693-1695

25.         Aabakken L, Weberg R, Lygren I, Eidsvoll B, Stray N, Osnes M. Gastrointestinal bleeding associated with the use of non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs - symptomatology and clinical course. Agents Actions 1992; 35: 86-87

26.         Aabakken L. NSAID-associated gastrointestinal damage: Methodological considerations and experience with enteric coated naproxen.  Eur.J.Rheum.Inflamm. 1992;12:9-20

27.         Aabakken L, Olaussen B, Mowinckel P, Osnes M.  Gastroduodenal toxicity associated with two different piroxicam formulations: An endoscopic comparison.   Scand J Gastroenterol 1992;27:1049-1054

28.         Aabakken L.  Non-steroidal, antiinflammatory drugs - the extending scope of  gastrointestinal mucosal lesions.  Aliment Pharmacol Therap 1992;6:143-162

29.         Aabakken L, Hofstad B, Westerheim J, Sandvik C, Larsen S, Osnes M.  SADE-pakken - en elektronisk database for gastroenterologisk endoskopi  Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1992;112: 1441-1445

30.         Aabakken L,  Axelsson, CK,  Szecsi PB.  Pepsinogen A and C serum levels in relation to acute nsaid-associated mucosal lesions in healthy volunteers  Scand J Gastroenterol 1993;28  557-560

31.         Aabakken L, Johansen KS, Rydningen EB, Bredesen JE, Øvrebø S, Jacobsen D. Osmolal and anion gaps in patients admitted to an emergency medical department. Clin Exp Toxicol 1994;13:131-134

32.         Aabakken L, Annibale B. International Opinion Poll: Drug-associated gastroduodenal lesions.  Gastroenterology International 1994;7:36-40

33.         Jørgensen A, Aabakken L. Metodebok for turnuskandidater: Praktiske erfaringer. Nordisk Medicin 1993;108: 330-331

34.         Breckan R, Aabakken L. Bruk av Acetylsalicylsyre og andre antiflogistika hos pasienter innlagt for hematemese/melena ved Nordland sentralsykehus, Bodø Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1994 ;114:313-316

35.         Aabakken L, Jacobsen D. Metabolsk acidose: En diagnostisk utfordring.  Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1994;114:331-334

36.         Aabakken L, Osnes M, Rosseland AR, Fork F-T, Liedberg G, Matzen P, Kruse A: Hands-on endoscopy training - an evaluation of the SADE endoscopy course.  Endoscopy 1994;27:66-69

37.       Aabakken L, Sandstad O, Bach-Gansmo E, Nordby G, Solberg EE, Stene-Larsen G, Enger E:  Journalkvalitet - har vi for dårlig tid?  Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1995;115:486-487

38.         Solberg E E, Aabakken L, Sandstad O, Bach-Gansmo E, Nordby G, Stene-Larsen G, Enger E.  Kvalitetsvurdering av medisinske journaler ved en indremedisinsk avdeling. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1995;115:488-489

39.         Andersen R, Hosaka J, Halstensen TS, Stordahl A, Tverdal A, Aabakken L,Laerum F. The X-ray contrast medium iodixanol detects increased colonic permeability equally well as 51Cr-EDTA in experimental colitis of rats. Scand J Gastroenterol 1995; 31:140-6

40.         Meling T, Aabakken L, Røseth A, Osnes M.  Faecal calprotectin-shedding after short-term NSAID-treatment. Scand J Gastroenterol 1996;31:339-44

41.         Aabakken L, Osnes M, Frenzel W. Gastrointestinal tolerability of lornoxicam compared to naproxen in healthy male volunteers.  Clin Pharmacol Ther 1996;10:151-6

42.         Aabakken L, Carlsen E, Bakka A, Nordgaard K, Bjerkeseth T, Osnes M. Diagnostikk og behandling av gastrointestinale blødningstilstander. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1996;116:1683-6

43.         Aabakken L, Carlsen E, Bakka A, Nordgaard K, Bjerkeseth T, Osnes M. Administrativ håndtering av gastrointestinale blødninger i Norge. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1996;116:1688-91

44.         Aabakken L. Endoscopic databases: The Norwegian experience.  Endoscopy 1996;28:501-4

45.         Aabakken L, Baasland I, Lygren I, Osnes M. Development and evaluation of patient information brochures  for endoscopy. Endoscopy 1997;29:23-6

46.         Aabakken L, Chittom P, McKay S, Wilson F, Uflacker B: Percutaneous drainage of a mediastinal pseudocyst using a dorsal approach.  JVIR 1997;8:283-5

47.         Kay CL, Aabakken L, Tarnasky P, Cotton PB: MRCP:  A problem-solving modality.  Gastrointest Endosc 1997 46: 363-366

48.         Tarnasky PR, Hoffman B, Aabakken L, Knapple W, Coyle W, Pineau B, Cunningham J, Cotton PB, Hawes RH. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is associated with chronic pancreatitis Am J Gastroenterol. 1997; 92: 1125-9

49.         Baron, PL, Aabakken, L, Cole DJ, LeVeen MB, Baron LF, Daniel DM, Cunningham JT, Hawes RH, Adams DB, Hoffman BJ.  Differentiation of benign from malignant pancreatic masses by endoscopic ultrasound.  Ann Surg Oncol 1997; 4: 639-43

50.         Aabakken L, et al: Minimal standard terminology in gastrointestinal endosonography. Dig. Endosc. 1998;10: 159-84

51.         Aabakken L, Holthe B, Rosseland A, Osnes M. Endoscopic pancreaticobiliary procedures in patients with a Billroth II-resection – a 10 year follow-up study.  Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 1998; 30:312-6

52.         Sahai A, Zimmerman M, Aabakken L, Tarnasky PR, Cunningham JT, V anVelse A, Hawes RH, Hoffman BJ.  A prospective assessment of the ability of endoscopic ultrasound to diagnose, exclude or establish the severity of chronic pancretitis defined by endoscopic retrograde pancreatography. Gastrointest Endosc 1998;48:18-21

53.         Aabakken L., Osnes M.  Guidewire technique for difficult pharyngeal Passage.  Endoscopy 1999; 31: 337

54.         Williams DB, Sahai AV, Aabakken L, Penman ID, van Velse A, Webb J, Wilson M, Hoffman BJ, Hawes RH. Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy: a large single centre experience. Gut 1999; 44: 720-6

55.         Aabakken L, Silvestri GA, Hawes R, Reed, CE, Marsi V, Hoffman B. Cost-efficacy of endoscopic ultrasonography with fine needle aspiration versus mediastinotomy in patients with lung cancer and suspected mediastinal adenopathy. Endoscopy 1999;31: 707-11

56.         Aabakken L. .  Standardized terminology in endoscopic ultrasound. Eur J Ultrasound. 1999;2-3:179-83.

57.         Aabakken L, Adamsen S, Kruse A. Performance of a colonoscopy simulator: experience from a hands-on endoscopy course.  Endoscopy. 2000; 32(11) :911-3.

58.         Aabakken L, Bach-Gansmo E.  Data and metadata: development of a digital curriculum. Medical Teacher 2000;22 (6) :572-5

59.         Waye JD, Aabakken L, Alvarez S, Archila P, Bornman PC, Hashiba K, Soweid A..  Endoscopy reports, databases, and computers in 2001. Gastrointest Endosc. 2001 Jun;53(7):838-9

60.         Hebert R, Palesch, Y, Mauldin P, Tarnasky P, Aabakken L, Hennessey W, Cotton PB. DDDQ-15 health-related quality of life instrument for patients with digestive disorders.  Health Serv Outcomes Res Meth 2001;2:137-56

61.         Coyle WJ, Pineau BC, Tarnasky PR, Knapple WL, Aabakken L, Hoffman BJ, Cunningham JT, Hawes RH, Cotton PB.   Evaluation of unexplained acute and acute recurrent pancreatitis using endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, sphincter of Oddi manometry and endoscopic ultrasound.  Endoscopy. 2002; 34(8):617-23

62.          Waye JD, Aabakken L, Armengol-Miro JR, Llorens P, Williams CB, Zhang QL. Screening for GI cancer and payment mechanisms.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 ;55(3):453-4

63.         Laake KO, Line PD, Aabakken L, Lotveit T, Bakka A, Eide J, Roseth A, Grzyb K, Bjorneklett A, Vatn MH.  Assessment of mucosal inflammation and circulation in response to probiotics in patients operated with ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis.  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2003 Apr;38(4):409-14.

64.         Boberg KM, Jebsen P, Clausen OP, Aabakken L, Brekke I, Schrumpf E.   Cholangiocarcinoma in situ in primary sclerosing cholangitis: diagnosis by brush cytology and treatment by liver transplantation.  J Hepatol. 2003 Sep;39(3):453

65.         Axon AT, Aabakken L, Malfertheiner P, Danielides I, Ladas S, Hochberger J, Williams C, Campbell D, Zakaria MS. Recommendations of the ESGE workshop on Ethics in Teaching and Learning Endoscopy. First European Symposium on Ethics in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Kos, Greece, June 2003.Endoscopy. 2003 Sep;35(9):761-4.

66.         Aabakken L, Scholz T, Ostensen AB, Emblem R, Jermstad T. Capsule endoscopy is feasible in small children.  Endoscopy. 2003 Sep;35(9):798.

67.         Aabakken L, Blomhoff JP, Jermstad T, Lynge AB. Capsule endoscopy in a patient with Zenker's diverticulum.  Endoscopy. 2003 Sep;35(9):799.]

68.         de Lange T, Moum BA, Tholfsen JK, Larsen S, Aabakken L.  Standardization and quality of endoscopy text reports in ulcerative colitis. Endoscopy. 2003 Oct;35(10):835-40.

69.         Aabakken L.  ESGE/UEGF Colorectal Cancer - Public Awareness CampaignThe Public/Professional Interface Workshop Oslo, Norway, June 20 - 22, 2003..  Endoscopy. 2004 Apr;36(4):348.

70.         De Lange T, Larsen S, Aabakken L.   Inter-observer agreement in the assessment of endoscopic findings in ulcerative colitis. BMC Gastroenterol. 2004;4:9

71.         Laake KO, Line PD, Grzyb K, Aamodt G, Aabakken L, Roset A, Hvinden AB, Bakka A, Eide J, Bjorneklett A, Vatn MH.  Assessment of mucosal inflammation and blood flow in response to four weeks' intervention with probiotics in patients operated with a J-configurated ileal-pouch-anal-anastomosis (IPAA). Scand J Gastroenterol. 2004 Dec;39(12):1228-35.

72.         Vandvik PO, Kristensen P, Aabakken L, Farup PG. Abdominal complaints in general practice.  Scand J Prim Health Care. 2004 Sep;22(3):157-62.

73.         Vandvik PO, Aabakken L, Farup PG.  Diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome: poor agreement between general practitioners and the Rome II criteria.  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2004 May;39(5):448-53.

74.         Laake KO, Line PD, Grzyb K, Aamodt G, Aabakken L, Roset A, Hvinden AB, Bakka A, Eide J, Bjorneklett A, Vatn MH. Assessment of mucosal inflammation and blood flow in response to four weeks' intervention with probiotics in patients operated with a J-configurated ileal-pouch-anal-anastomosis (IPAA).  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2004 Dec;39(12):1228-35.

75.         Aabakken L. Colorectal cancer screening – the public/professional interface. Acta Gastro-enterologica Belgica 2005;68:261

76.         Bretthauer M, Lynge AB, Thiis-Evensen E, Hoff G, Fausa O, Aabakken L.   Carbon dioxide insufflation in colonoscopy: safe and effective in sedated patients.  Endoscopy. 2005 Aug;37(8):706-9.

77.         de Lange T, Larsen S, Aabakken L. Image documentation of endoscopic findings in ulcerative colitis: photographs or video clips?  Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 May;61(6):715-20.

78.         Laake KO, Bjorneklett A, Aamodt G, Aabakken L, Jacobsen M, Bakka A, Vatn MH. Outcome of four weeks' intervention with probiotics on symptoms and endoscopic appearance after surgical reconstruction with a J-configurated ileal-pouch-anal-anastomosis in ulcerative colitis.  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2005 Jan;40(1):43-51.

79.         Farup PG, Vandvik PO, Aabakken L.  How useful are the Rome II criteria for identification of upper gastrointestinal disorders in general practice?  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2005;40(11):1284-9.

80.         de Lange T, Svensen AM, Larsen S, Aabakken L.   The functionality and reliability of an Internet interface for assessments of endoscopic still images and video clips: distributed research in gastroenterology.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 63(3):445-452

81.         Reikvam A, Hexeberg S, Kvien TK, Slordal L, Aabakken L, Engebretsen L, Flato B, Idso N, Johnsen V, Kalstad S, Madsen S, Mikkelsen K, Os I, Raeder J. [Clinical use of COX inhibitors - a consensus].  Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2006;126(5):591-595

82.         Almaas H, Cases A-L, Devold TG, Holm H, Langsrud T, Aabakken L, Aadnøy T, Vegarud G.  In vitro digestion of bovine and caprine milk by human gastric and duodenal enzymes. Int Dairy J 2006;16:961-8

83.         Berstad AE, Aabakken L, Smith HJ, Aasen S, Boberg KM, Schrumpf E. Diagnostic Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiography in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Clin Gastro Hepatol 2006; 4:514-20

84.         Boberg KM, Jebsen P, Clausen OP, Foss A, Aabakken L, Schrumpf E.   Diagnostic benefit of biliary brush cytology in cholangiocarcinoma in primary sclerosing cholangitis. J Hepatol  2006; 45: 568-74

85.         Ladas S, Aabakken L, Rey JF et al: Use of Sedation for Routine Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Survey of National Endoscopy Society Members. Digestion 2006:74:69-77

86.         Almendingen K, Hostmark AT, Fausa O, Mosdol A, Aabakken L, Vatn MH.  Familial adenomatous polyposis patients have high levels of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid and low levels of linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid in serum phospholipids.  Int J Cancer  2007;120:632-7

87.         Bretthauer M, Seip B, Kordal M, Hoff G, Aabakken L.  Carbon dioxide insufflation for more comfortable endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a randomized, controlled, double−blind trial. Endoscopy 2007; 39: 58-64

88.         Domagk D,  Bretthauer M, Lenz P, Aabakken L,  Ullerich H, Maaser C, Domschke W, Kucharzik T:  Carbon dioxide insufflation improves intubation depth in double-balloon enteroscopy: A randomized, controlled, double-blind trial.  Endoscopy 2007;39:1064-7

89.         Aabakken L, Bretthauer M, Line PD: Double balloon enteroscopy for endoscopic retrograde cholangiography in patients with roux-y anastomoses. Endoscopy 2007:39:1068-71

90.         Kalaitzakis E, Panos M, Sadik R, Aabakken L, Koumi A, Meenan J. Clinicians' attitudes towards endoscopic ultrasound: a survey of four European countries. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2009;44(1):100-7.

91.         Almendingen K, Fausa O, Høstmark AT, Bratlie J, Mørkerid L, Aabakken L, Vatn MH. Serum nutrients and habitual dietary intake in colectomized FAP patients in Norway. Eur J Nutr. 2009 Apr;48(3):129-36.

92.         Rey JF, Repici A, Kuznetsov K, Boyko V, Aabakken L.  Optimal preparation for small bowel examinations with video capsule endoscopy. Dig Liver Dis. 2009 Jan 19.

93.         Aabakken L, Aagenaes I, Sanengen T, Aasen S, Emblem R, Bjornland K. Utility of ERCP in Neonatal and Infant Cholestasis. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009  Feb 13.

94.         Andresen PA, Heimdal K, Aaberg K, Eklo K, Ariansen S, Silye A, Fausa O, Aabakken L, Aretz S, Eide TJ, Gedde-Dahl T Jr. APC mutation spectrum of Norwegian familial adenomatous polyposis families: high ratio of novel mutations. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2009  May 1

B:  Other original scientific contributions

B-1.     Aabakken L, Sagen T, Thom E,Larsen S. Bovint colostrum ved akutt faryngitt. Nor Apot Tidsskr 1990; 98: 535-538

B-2.     Aabakken L, Aabakken B, Øfsti L, Schrøder R,Wilhelmsen T. Rekruttering til psykomotorisk fysioterapi - hvem kommer, og hvorfor? Fysioterapeuten 1992;1/2 :14-16

B-3.     Aabakken L, Aabakken B, Øfsti L, Schrøder R,Wilhelmsen T. Psykomotorisk fysioterapi - en pasientbasert resultatevaluering. Fysioterapeuten 1992;1/2 :17-20

B-4.     Aabakken L. Anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions. COMED Standard Nato Agreements on clinical procedures. 1996

C1:  Reviews, editorials, commentaries

C1-1.      Osnes M, Aabakken L. Invited commentary on: K. Huibregtse, B. Schneider, E. Rauws and  G.N.J. Tytgat: Carcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater: Role of endoscopic drainage. Surg Endosc 1987; 1: 79-82

C1-2.      Aabakken L,Osnes M. Management of NSAID-induced gastrointestinal lesions. Scand J Gastroenterol 1988; 23: 106-118

C1-3.      Aabakken L,Osnes M:. Non-steroidal, antiinflammatory drug-induced disease in the distal ileum and large bowel. Scand J Gastroenterol 1989; 24(suppl. 163): 48-55

C1-4.      Aabakken L,Osnes M. Invited commentary on: Feretis C, Tabakopoulos D, Benakis P, Xenofontos M, Golematis B.  Endoscopic fistulotomy and biliary drainage as the ultimate palliative treatment for obstruction due to malignant tumors of the papilla of Vater. Surg Endosc 1990; 4: 88-90

C1-5.      Aabakken L. NSAIDs and the gastrointestinal tract - case closed? Scand J Gastroenterol 1991; 26: 801-805

C1-6.      Aabakken L, Osnes M.  Antiflogistikaassosierte slimhinneskader - forebyggelse og behandling. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1992;112: 1705-1707

C1-7.      Aabakken L, Bodd E.  Antiflogistika og slimhinneskader - et vedvarende problem.   Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen. 1992;112:550

C1-8.      Schrumpf E,  Søreide O, Aabakken L. Editorial:  The 1996 report of Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology Scand J Gastroenterol 1997;32:1

C1-9.      Schrumpf E, Søreide O, Aabakken L. Editorial: How to report randomized controlled trials. The CONSORT statement.  Scand J Gastroenterol 1997,32:1185-6

C1-10.  Aabakken L; Enger E. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation--should we or should we not? A question of law, ethics and quality assurance. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 1997;117:4205

C1-11.  Aabakken L.  NSAIDs og GI-traktus.  Therapia Medica 1998;2: 24-6

C1-12.  Aabakken L.  Endoscopic education in the Scandinavian countries: current status and a call for standards.
Gastrointest Endosc 1998; 47: 556-7

C1-13.  Aabakken L.,  Chak, A. The Internet - Surf or drown? Gastrointest Endosc 1998;47: 423-5

C1-14.  Aabakken L, Søreide O, Schrumpf E.  Editorial:  The Internet - friend or foe to scientific journals?  Scand J Gastroenterol 1998; 33: 223

C1-15.  Schrumpf E, Søreide O, Aabakken L..  Editorial:  The 1997 report of Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.  Scand J Gastroenterol 1998;33:1

C1-16.  Aabakken L. Small bowel side effects of non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs.  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 1999; 11: 333-8

C1-17.  Aabakken L.  Clinical symptoms, endoscopic findings and histologic features of gastroduodenal non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs lesions.  Ital J Gastroenterol Hepatol 1999;31:S19-22

C1-18.  Aabakken L.  Small-bowel side effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 1999;11:383-8

C1-19.  Aabakken L. Nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding..  Endoscopy. 2001 Jan;33(1):16-23

C1-20.  Aabakken L.  Endoscopic tumor diagnosis and treatment.  Endoscopy. 2003 Nov;35(11):887-90.

C1-21.  Aabakken L.  Nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.  Endoscopy. 2005 Mar;37(3):195-200.

C1-22.  Aabakken L.  [From science fiction to clinical routine]  Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2005 Jan 20;125(2):147.

C1-23.  Aabakken L.    Endoscopic tumor diagnosis and treatment.  Endoscopy. 2005; 37(11):1079-83

C1-24.  Fork FT, Aabakken L.  Capsule enteroscopy and radiology of the small intestine.  Eur Radiol. 2007;17:3103-11

C1-25.  Aabakken L:  Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of gastric tumors. Endoscopy 2007; 974-7

C1-26.  Aabakken L:  Current endoscopic and pharmacological therapy of peptic ulcer bleeding.Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2008;22: 243-59

C1-27.  Aabakken L: This month in Scand J Gastroenterol. 2008:43:771-3

C1-28.  Aabakken L. Endoscopic haemostasis. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2008;22(5):899-927.



C2.  Books

C2-1. Aabakken L. Metodebok for turnuskandidater. Oslo, 1991, 1994, 1998

C2-2. Aabakken L. Førstehjelpsprosedyrer i felt (håndbok) Forsvarets sanitet., Oslo, 1990, 1994

C2-3. Aabakken L. Enkel førstehjelp,  Norges Røde Kors, Oslo, 1991, 1996

C2-4. Rosen L, Aabakken L.  Krigskirurgi.  Forsvaret Sanitet, Oslo 1995,1997

C2-5. Aabakken L. NSAIDs og GI-blødninger. In Bakka A, Bjerkeset T, Nordgård K and Osnes M, eds. Gastrointestinale blødninger.  GlaxoWellcome, Oslo 1996: 71-2

C2-6. Maratka Z, Aabakken L. OMED endoscopic terminology  - Norwegian version. Oslo 1996

C3. Book chapters

C3-1.      Aabakken L, Osnes M.  Endoscopisk choledochoduodenostomi (ECDT) i den palliative behandling av ampullære og periampullære carsinomer. In: Fausa O, Schrumpf E,  eds.Langtidsbehandling og oppfølging av pasienter med sykdommer i gastrointestinaltraktus. Glaxo Norway, Oslo, 1986,  91-96

C3-2.      Aabakken L. ERCP-virksomhet ved Ullevål sykehus: Rapport fra en rutinedatabase. In:  Rosseland AR and Kleveland PM, eds. Kvalitetssikringsaspekter ved gallesteinsykdom. Glaxo Norway, Oslo, 1994: 45-8

C3-3.      Aabakken L. EPT ved Ullevål sykehus. In Rosseland AR and Kleveland PM, eds. Kvalitetssikringsaspekter ved gallesteinsykdom. Glaxo Norway, Oslo, 1994: 122-4

C3-4.      Aabakken L, Husebye E, Evensen S. Gastrointestinaltraktus. In Stokke ed. Klinisk biokjemi og fysiologi for medisinerstudenter. Scandinavian University press, Oslo, 1995 ,1996: 198-230

C3-5.      Aabakken L.  Farmakoterapi ved fordøyelsessykdommer. In Jacobsen D and Vennerød AM, eds:  Legemidler og bruken av dem. Ad Notam Gyldendal AS, Oslo, 1996:  166-204

C3-6.      Aabakken L, Hawes RH. Endosonography of the pancreas. In Di Marino A  and Benjamin SB: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: An endoscopic approach to gastrointestinal disease.  Blackwell Science Inc. Cambridge USA 1997: 793-811. 

C3-7.      Aabakken L, Rosseland A, Osnes M, Wara P, Hansen F. Utstyr, sikkerhet og dokumentasjon. In Aabakken L, Osnes M and Rosseland AR, eds. Gastrointestinal endoskopi (The SADE book). Oslo 1997: 1-28

C3-8.      Aabakken L, Osnes M, Rosseland A.  Diagnostisk øvre endoskopi. In Aabakken L, Osnes M and Rosseland AR, eds. Gastrointestinal endoskopi (The SADE book). Oslo 1997: 29-46

C3-9.      Wara P, Kruse A, Aabakken L, Jensen LS, Dahlerup J, Liedberg G. Terapeutisk øvre endoskopi. In Aabakken L, Osnes M and Rosseland AR, eds. Gastrointestinal endoskopi (The SADE book). Oslo 1997:47-74

C3-10.  Aabakken L,  Rosseland AR, Osnes M. Pediatrisk endoskopi. In Aabakken L, Osnes M and Rosseland AR, eds. Gastrointestinal endoskopi (The SADE book). Oslo 1997:201-210

C3-11.  Aabakken L, Jakobsen J, Osnes M. The gallbladder and intrahepatic ducts. In Sivak M, ed. Gastroenterologic endoscopy, 2nd edition, Saunders, Philadelphia 1998

C3-12.  Aabakken L, Digital documentation in endoscopy.  In:  Endoscopy Practice and Safety (ed. Peter Cotton).  Advanced Digestive Endoscopy E-books Series (ed. Peter Cotton). Website:  http://www.GastroHep.com, ISSN:  1478-1239. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.

C3-13.  Aabakken l, Reporting and image management. In: Colonoscopy: Principles and Practice (ed. JD Waye, DK Rex & C Williams) . Blackwell Publishing 2003:  199-209.

C4 Editorship

C4-1. Aabakken L, ed.:  Gastroenterologiske rutiner, Gastromedisinsk avdeling, Ullevål sykehus  1987,1988,1989,1990,1991

C4-2. Aabakken L and Jacobsen D. eds:  Metodebok for leger, Medisinsk klinikk, Ullevål sykehus.  1991, 1992, 1993, 1994,1996,1997, 1998, 2000

C4-3. Aabakken L and Carlsen E, eds:  Gastroenterologiske rutiner ved Ullevål sykehus. Oslo  1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000

C4-4. Aabakken L, Osnes M, Rosseland AR eds. Gastrointestinal endoskopi - "SADE-boken".  Oslo 1997

C4-5. Aabakken L, Sletnes K eds. Administrative rutiner, Medisinsk klinikk, Ullevål sykehus. Oslo 1997,1998

C4-6. Aabakken L. Bendz B  Turnuslegeboka. Legeforlaget, Oslo 2007

C4-7. Gilja OH, Aabakken L, Carlsen E:  Medisinsk og kirurgisk gastroenterologi for spesialitetene indremedisin og generell kirurgi. Obligatorisk  Web-basert DNLF-kurs.   http://lupin.legeforeningen.no/

D:  Popular science work

D-1.     Nylenna M, ed:  Store medisinske leksikon (5 bind).  Kunnskapsforlaget, Oslo, 1998, 2007.  Forfatter av alle gastroenterologiske og IT-stikkord samt utvalgte tema innen generell indremedisin.

D-2.     Store Norske Leksikon (16 bind)  . Kunnskapsforlaget, Oslo, 2004. Konsulent på medisinske artikler

D-3.     Aabakken L, Husebye E. Gastrointestinaltraktus. I Helsenett (Web-basert populærvitenskapelig informasjon), http://www.helsenett.no

D-4.     Et moderat antall ukebladartikler, førstehjelpsspalte i Hamar Arbeiderblad, 5 temahefter innen militærmedisinsk  førstehjelp mm

E:  Original abstracts, not otherwise published

E-1.      Aabakken L, Buanes T, Høgevold HE, Osnes M, Linnestad P: Datahåndtering ved en endoskopienhet - nytten av strukturering og kommunikasjon. Vitenskapelige forhandlinger, De Norske Kirurgiske Foreninger 1992: S86 (Abstract)

E-2.      Høgevold HE, Aabakken L, Carlsen E, Osnes M, Linnestad P, Buanes T: Gallestenspasienter henvist til kirurgisk poliklinikk - hva skjer med dem? Vitenskapelige forhandlinger, De Norske Kirurgiske Foreninger 1992: S89 (Abstract)

E-3.      Nygaard IH, Hafsahl G, Stadaas J, Osnes M, Tveter K, Aabakken L, Linnestad P, Høgevold HE, Buanes T: Langtidsresultater fra multimodal gallestensbehandling.  Vitenskapelige forhandlinger, De Norske Kirurgiske Foreninger 1992: S74 (Abstract)

E-4.      Aabakken L. Endoscopic data base managing - experience with the SADE system. Scand J Gastroenterol 1991; 26 (suppl. 183): 117 (Abstract)

E-5.      Laerum F, Fausa O, Ferstad S, Nordøy I, Solheim K E, Stordahl A, Aabakken L, Aadland E, Aasen S. A dimeric, nonionic contrast medium (iotrolan) as intestinal permeation marker in active Crohn´s disease.  Proceedings, Contrast Media Research CMR 93 1993: IOD 23 (Abstract)

E-6.      Utzon P, Aabakken L, Sandstad O, Guldvog I, Skar V. Eradication of helicobacter pylori with 10 or 14 days of bismuth triple regimes.  Gut 1994;000:A150 (Abstract)

E-7.      Laerum F, Fausa O, Ferstad S, Nordøy I, Solheim KE, Stordahl A, Aabakken L, Aadland E , Aasen S. A dimeric, non-ionic contrast medium (Iotrolan) as intestinal permeation marker in active Crohn´s disease. Gut 1994;000:A123 (Abstract)

E-8.      Bach-Gansmo E, Nilsen P, Aabakken L.  Interactive computer programs for learning medical procedures. Proceedings of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference, Athens, 1994

E-9.      Aabakken L, Nilsen P, Bach-Gansmo E. Implementation of computers in clinical medical education. Proceedings of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference, Athens, 1994

E-10.  Hoffman BJ, Bhutani M., Aabakken L., Baron PL,. Cole D, and. Hawes R. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration in the evaluation of extrarectal pelvic masses.  Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:423(Abstract)

E-11.  Hoffman BJ, Aabakken L, Velse AV, Hawes RH. Utilization of sector scanning echoendoscopy in endoscopic ultrasound:  Do we need it? Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:424(Abstract)

E-12.  Hoffman BJ, Knapple WH, Bhutani MS, Aabakken L , Verne N, Hawes RH. EUS-guided injection of botulinum toxin for achalasia. Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:424(Abstract)

E-13.  Hoffman BJ, Aabakken L, Cole DJ, Baron LF, Daniel DM, Hawes RH, Baron PL. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) can effectively diagnose and predict resectability of pancreatic cancers. Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:424(Abstract)

E-14.  W Coyle, Tarnasky P, W Knapple, B Pineau, C Brooker, Hoffman B, L Aabakken, J Cunningham, PB Cotton,  Hawes RH. Evaluation of unexplained acute pancreatitis using ERCP, sphincter of Oddi manometry (SOM), and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:378(Abstract)

E-15.  Portwood GL, Aabakken L, Knapple WL, Morris AJ. Angiodysplasia and NSAID enteropathy: leading causes of obscure gi bleeding in series using dedicated push enteroscope. Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:301

E-16.  Aabakken L, Kay C, Brooker C, Osborne B, Cotton P. Radiation exposure during ERCP - which factors influence fluoro time.  Am J Gastroenterol (Abstract)

E-17.  Aabakken L, Kay CL, Evangelou H, Hawes R, Cotton PB, Young JRW.  Virtual colonoscopy - a pig model for optimization of study parameters. Endoscopy 1996;28:S1 (Abstract)

E-18.  Aabakken L, Kvien T, Øvrelid L, Røseth A, Trang L. Inflammatory gastrointestinal changes in short term treatment with non-steroidal, antiinflammatory drugs. Scand J Gastroenterol 1997;32 (suppl 224): F96 (Abstract)

E-19.  Aabakken L, Chak, A, Ødegaard, S, Hawes, R.  Web-based testing of EUS terminology - is it feasible?  Gastrointest Endosc 1999;49:AB208 (Abstract)

E-20.  Aabakken L, Hoffman BJ, Bhutani M, Hawes RH, Tarnasky PR, Cunningham JT , Cotton PB. Endoscopic removal of pancreatic duct stones - better patient selection by endoscopic ultrasound?. Gastrointest Endosc 1996:414(Abstract)

E-21.  Aabakken L, Tarnasky P, Palesch Y, Javed S, Evangelou H, Cotton PB:  Utility of a touch screen computer-based quality of life questionnaire. Gut 1996;39 (suppl3): A259 (Abstract)

E-22.  Aabakken L, Tarnasky P, Palesch P, Evangelou H, Cotton PB.  Paper- or computerbased quality-of-life questionnaires - does it matter? Gut 1996;39 (suppl3): A259 (Abstract)

E-23.  Hoffman BJ, Aabakken L, Flume P, Tarnasky P: Endoscopic ultrasound for the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis in cystic fibrosis.  Am J Gastroenterol () (Abstract)

E-24.  Langeggen H, Mjaaland O, Waage A, Aabakken L Buanes T.  Pre- og peroperativ utredning av sten i dype galleveier - evaluering av norske rutiner basert på resultatene i Landsregister for kolecystektomi. Vitenskapelige forhandlinger, De Norske Kirurgiske Foreninger 1996: in press (Abstract)

E-25.  Aabakken L, Kay C,  Evangelou H, Hawes RH, Tarnasky P, Cotton PB, Young, JRW. Correlation between colonoscopy and CT-based virtual endoscopy (VE) in detecting space-occupying lesions of the colon.  Endoscopy 1996;28:S13 (Abstract)

E-26.  Knapple WL, Aabakken L, Portwood GL. NSAIDs: Observations in a push enteroscopy patient series.  Gastrointest Endosc 1997; 45: AB94 (Abstract)

E-27.  Chak A, Canto M, Hoffman B, Pollack B, Soweid A, Wong RCK,  Hawes RH, Aabakken L, Sivak MV. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) as initial diagnostic test in suspected gallstone pancreatitis. Gastrointest Endosc 1997;45:AB170 (Abstract)

E-28.  Hoffman BJ, Knapple W, Bhutani MS, Aabakken L, Verne GN, Hawes RH. EUS-guided injection of botulinum toxin (BOTOX) for achalasia: Final report of an open study. Gastrointest Endosc 1997;45:AB174

E-29.  Sahai AV, Aabakken L, Webb J, Wilsom M, Wassef W, Zimmerman M, Mauldin PD, Van Velse A, Hawes RH, Hoffman BJ. EUS-guided FNA: A multivariate analysis of procedural characteristics associated with a positive pathological diagnosis. Gastrointest Endosc 1997,45:AB179 (Abstract)

E-30.  Sahai AV, Zimmerman M, Aabakken L, Hawes RH, Van Velse A, Tarnasky P, Mauldin PD, Cunningham J, Cotton PB, Hoffman BJ. A prospective assessment of endoscopic ultrasound accuracy for diagnosting cambridge class 2 or 3 chronic pancreatitis. Gastrointest Endosc 1997;45:AB179 (Abstract)

E-31.  Laake KO, Line PD, Aabakken L,  Vatn MH.  Laser doppler flow (LDF) measurement of mucosal perfusion in the pelvic pouch in patients operated with ileo- pouch- anal- anastomosis (IPAA), for ulcerative colitis (UC).  Scand J Gastroenterol (Abstract til nordisk 2000)

F.  Other abstracts  (<1999)

F-1.      Aabakken L, Osnes M. Endoscopic choledochoduodenostomy (ECDT) as palliative treatment of malignant periampullary obstructions of the common bile duct:  A  follow-up study  [Abstract]. Scand J Gastroenterol 1984; 19: 29

F-2.      Aabakken L, Rosseland AR,Osnes M. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography and endoscopic papillotomy in  patients with a previous Billroth-II resection (Abstract). Scand J Gastroenterol 1985; 20: 4

F-3.      Aabakken L, Osnes M, Eidsaunet W, Haaland A,Larsen S. The 51Cr-EDTA absorption test as a supplement to endoscopy in studies  of gastrointestinal effects of NSAIDs (Abstract). Scand J Gastroenterol 1986; 21: 27

F-4.      Aabakken L, Eidsaunet W,Osnes M. Gastrointestinal side effects of oxindanac and naproxen in healthy male volunteers.(Abstract). Clin Exp Rheumatol 1987; 5: 85

F-5.      Aabakken L, Larsen S,Osnes M. Gastrointestinal side effects of naproxen:  Can they be reduced by cimetidine tablets or suspension?(Abstract). Ital J Gastroenterol 1987; 19: 65

F-6.      Aabakken L, Larsen S,Osnes M. Gastrointestinal side effects of naproxen:  Are they reduced by  cimetidine tablets or suspension? (Abstract). Scand J Gastroenterol 1987; 22: 59

F-7.      Osnes M, Aabakken L. Endoscopic therapy of malignant tumors of the papilla Vateri.(Abstract). Ital J Gastroenterol 1987; 19: 87

F-8.      Aabakken L, Larsen S,Osnes M. The 51Cr-EDTA absorption test:  Evaluation of its validity. (Abstract). Scand J Gastroenterol 1988; 23: 84

F-9.      Bjørnbeth BA, Aabakken L, Weberg R, Larsen S, Viksmoen L,Osnes M. The effect of famotidine on NSAID-induced gastrointestinal lesions.. Gastroenterol Int 1988; 1: A801 (Abstract)

F-10.  Aabakken L,Osnes M. 51Cr-EDTA absorption test in the evaluation of naproxen-induced gastrointestinal mucosal damage. (Abstract) Scand J Gastroenterol 1989; 24 (suppl. 159): 92

F-11.  Aabakken L,Osnes M:. NSAID-induced lesions in mid- and distal duodenum:  Endoscopic findings and relation to other parameters of mucosal damage (abstract). Scand J Gastroenterol 1989; 24 (suppl. 159): 67(Abstract)

F-12.  Aabakken L,Osnes M. Effects of tiaprofenic acid on gastroduodenal lesions and intestinal permeability: A comparison to naproxen. Scand J Gastroenterol 1990; 25 (suppl. 176): 78(Abstract)

F-13.  Aabakken L, Larsen S, Mowinckel P, Winther R, Ugstad M,Osnes M. Visual analogue scales or fixed point scales for grading endoscopic findings? Scand J Gastroenterol 1990; 25(suppl. 176): 23(Abstract)

F-14.  Øktedalen O, Lunde OC, Opstad PK, Aabakken L,Kverneboe K. Changes in the gastrointestinal mucosa after long distance running. Scand J Gastroenterol 1990; 265(suppl. 176): 36 (Abstract)

F-15.  Aabakken L, Weberg R, Lygren I, Eidsvoll B, Stray N,Osnes M. Are NSAID-associated gastroduodenal lesions indeed silent? A clinical study on symptoms and clinical course of gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Scand J Gastroenterol 1991; 26 (suppl. 183): 111 (Abstract)

F-16.  Aabakken L. Endoscopic data base managing - experience with the SADE system. Scand J Gastroenterol 1991; 26 (suppl. 183): 117 (Abstract)

F-17.  Aabakken L, Johansen KS, Rydningen EB, Bredesen JE, Øvrebø S, Jacobsen D: Osmolal and anion gaps in patients admitted to an emergency medical department.  Proceedings of the XV E.A.P.C.C.T. congress, Istanbul, 1992: 78(Abstract)

F-18.  Aabakken L, Olaussen B, Mowinckel P, Osnes M: Gastrointestinal side effects of piroxicam formulated as plain- or enteric coated tablets.  Is there a difference?  Scand.J.Gastroenterol. 1992;27:38(Abstract)

F-19.  Aabakken L, Weberg R, Lygren I, Eidsvoll B, Stray N,Osnes M. Are NSAID-associated gastroduodenal lesions indeed silent? A clinical study on symptoms and clinical course of gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Scand J Gastroenterol 1991; 26 (suppl. 183): 111 (Abstract)

F-20.  Aabakken L, Johansen KS, Rydningen EB, Bredesen JE, Øvrebø S, Jacobsen D: Osmolal and anion gaps in patients admitted to an emergency medical department.  Proceedings of the XV E.A.P.C.C.T. congress, Istanbul, 1992: 78(Abstract)

F-21.  Aabakken L, Olaussen B, Mowinckel P, Osnes M: Gastrointestinal side effects of piroxicam formulated as plain- or enteric coated tablets.  Is there a difference?  Scand.J.Gastroenterol. 1992;27:38(Abstract)

F-22.  Aabakken L, Axelsson K: Pepsinogen A and C serum levels in relation to acute NSAID-associated mucosal lesions in healthy volunteers.  Scand.J.Gastroenterol. 1992;27:73(Abstract)

F-23.  Breckan R, Aabakken L: Use of acetylsalicylic acid and other non-steroidal, antiinflammatory drugs in patients submitted for upper gastrointestinal bleeding.  Proceedings, 2nd UEGW, Barcelona 1993.(Abstract)

F-24.  Høgevold HE,  Aabakken L, Linnestad P, Buanes T.  Hva skjer med gallestenspasienter henvist til kirurgisk poliklinikk?   Vitenskapelige forhandlinger, De Norske Kirurgiske Foreninger 1993: 101

F-25.  Meling T, Aabakken L, Røseth A, Osnes M. Faecal calprotectin-shedding after short-term NSAID treatment. Gut 1994;000:A80 (Abstract)

F-26.  Andersen R, Hosaka J, Aabakken L, Stordal A, Laerum F. Experimental colitis in rat.  Increased permeability of 51Cr-EDTA and the X-ray contrast medium iodixanol. Gut 1994;000:A119 (Abstract)

F-27.  Aabakken L, Silvestri G, Hawes R, Reed C, Velse AV, Hoffman BJ. Cost effectiveness of endoscopic ultra-sonography with fine needle aspiration versus Mediastinoscopy in the staging of patients with lung cancer. Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:414(Abstract)

F-28.  Aabakken L, Baasland I, Lygren I, Osnes M. Development and evaluation of patient information brochures  for endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:307(Abstract)

F-29.  Tarnasky P, Knapple WL, Coyle W, Pineau B, Brooker C, Hoffman BJ, Aabakken L, Cunningham JC, Cotton PB, Hawes R. Does sphincter of Oddi dysfunction cause chronic pancreatitis? Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:398(Abstract)

F-30.  Aabakken L, Silvestri G, Hawes R, Reed C, Van Velse A, Hoffman B.  lung cancer staging - comparison of endoscopic ultrasound and mediastinoscopy cost effectiveness for assessing lymph node involvement. Endoscopy 1996;28:S1 (Abstract)

F-31.  Hoffman B, Knapple W, Bhutani M, Aabakken L, Verne N, Hawes R.  EUS-guided injection of botulin toxin for Achalasia.  Endoscopy 1996;28:S39 (Abstract)

F-32.  Baron PL, Aabakken L, Hoffman BJ, Cole DJ, LeVeen M, Baron LF, Daniel DM, Cunningham JT, Hawes RH, Adams DB. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) can differentiate benign from malignant pancreatic masses. Subm (Ann Surg meeting 96) (Abstract)

F-33.  Hoffman B, Bhutani M, Aabakken L, Baron P, Cole D, Hawes R:  Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration in the evaluation of extrarectal pelvic masses.  Endoscopy 1996;28:S47 (Abstract)

F-34.  Aabakken L. Peptic ulcer therapy and prophylaxis after NSAID use:  General principles. Scand J Gastroenterol 1997;32 (suppl 224): I34 (Abstract)

F-35.  Aabakken L. Computers in the endoscopy suite - databases and more.  Scand J Gastroenterol 1997;32 (suppl 224): I56 (Abstract)

F-36.  Holthe B, Aabakken L, Rosseland AR, Osnes M.  ERCP and EPT in patients with previous Billroth II-resection - changing times? Scand J Gastroenterol 1997;32 (suppl 224): F84 (Abstract)

G.  Other publications

G-1.     VIDEO: Introdusjonsprogram, Volda FSH, 1987

G-2.     VIDEO: Intravenous infusion therapy and techniques. Lahaugmoen Military camp, 1989 (used in training of  medical military personell and medical students).

G-3.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: StudMed: Teaching programs for medical students, Ullevål, 1992-1996

G-4.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: OKSebasen: Administrative and educational database for the Oslo Faculty of Medicine, 1992 ->

G-5.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: ENDUS: Clinical endoscopy database, Ullevål, with Ronny Kristiansen 1993 -

G-6.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: MUSC Charleston:  Automated patient quality of life assessment  touch screen program, 1995-

G-7.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: GI Trac endoscopy database, MUSC, Charleston 1996 (advisory)

G-8.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: SJGBase, Journal Editor database, Oslo 1996

G-9.     COMPUTER PROGRAM: CorBase, Medical records program (Feiringklinikken), Oslo 1996, 1999->

G-10. COMPUTER PROGRAM: CCMMR Joint NATO database of military-medical research.  1996

G-11. COMPUTER PROGRAM: GastRHo, Gastroenterology database 1999 à

G-12. COMPUTER PROGRAM: Norwegian Liver Transplant Registry 1999 à

G-13. COMPUTER PROGRAM: Neuroendocrine tumor registry 1999 à

G-14. WWW: CYBERBase - Web-enabled digital curriculum, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo. 1998 à http://fmstudmed.uio.no/oksebaseweb/start.htm

G-15. WWW: NGFs kvalitetsutvalg - nasjonalt standardregister.  2000-2006

G-16. DVD:  J-F Rey, L Aabakken: Videocapsule Endoscopy:  Technology and current indications. ESGE/OMED 2007                                                

 



[1] Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC, USA