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Kenneth Thorsen

Associate Professor
  • E-mailkenneth.thorsen@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2024). Characteristics and demography of low energy fall injuries in patients > 60 years of age: a population-based analysis over a decade with focus on undertriage. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Splenic injury from blunt trauma. British Journal of Surgery. 1035-1038.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Is there a weekend effect on mortality rate and outcome for moderate and severe traumatic brain injury? A population-based, observational cohort study. Brain and Spine.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Incidence, Mechanisms of Injury and Mortality of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: An Observational Population-Based Cohort Study from New Zealand and Norway. World Journal of Surgery. 2850-2857.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Health Care Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury—A Nationwide, Observational Cohort Study. World Neurosurgery. e452-e456.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Global economic burden of unmet surgical need for appendicitis. British Journal of Surgery. 995-1003.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Epidemiology of abdominal trauma: An age- and sex-adjusted incidence analysis with mortality patterns. Injury. 3130-3138.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Characteristics, image findings and clinical outcome of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury among severely injured children: a population-based cohort study. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Structured and systematic team and procedure training in severe trauma: Going from ‘Zero to Hero’ for a time-critical, low-volume emergency procedure over three time periods. World Journal of Surgery. 1340-1348.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Changing from a two-tiered to a one-tiered trauma team activation protocol: a before–after observational cohort study investigating the clinical impact of undertriage. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Performance and outcome evaluation of emergency resuscitative thoracotomy in a Norwegian trauma centre: a population-based consecutive series with survival benefits. Injury. 1956-1960.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Incidence and characteristics of pancreatic injuries among trauma patients admitted to a Norwegian trauma centre: a population-based cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy. British Journal of Surgery. 103-112.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left-sided colorectal resection. BJS Open. 403-414.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Long-term mortality in patients operated for perforated peptic ulcer: factors limiting longevity are dominated by older age, comorbidity burden and severe postoperative complications. World Journal of Surgery. 410-418.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Determinants of morbidity and mortality following emergency abdominal surgery in children in low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Global Health.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Clinical patterns of presentation and attenuated inflammatory response in octo- and nonagenarians with perforated gastroduodenal ulcers. Surgery. 341-349.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Perforated peptic ulcer. The Lancet. 1288-1298.
  • Show author(s) (2014). What is the best predictor of mortality in perforated peptic ulcer disease? A population-based, multivariable regression analysis including three clinical scoring systems. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1261-1268.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Predicting outcomes in patients with perforated gastroduodenal ulcers: artificial neural network modelling indicates a highly complex disease. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. 91-98.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Epidemiology of perforated peptic ulcer: Age- and gender-adjusted analysis of incidence and mortality. World Journal of Gastroenterology (WJG). 347-354.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Trends in diagnosis and surgical management of patients with perforated peptic ulcer. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1329-1335.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2023). Characteristics and demography of low energy fall injuries in the geriatric trauma population over a decade.
  • Show author(s) (2022). The effects of reduced clinical activity on mortality in moderate and severe traumatic brain injury – an observational cohort study.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) (2021). Adhesions after open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery. The Lancet. 95-96.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Priorities for research in trauma care: creating a bucket list. Injury. 2051-2052.
Letter to the editor
  • Show author(s) (2021). Adhesions after open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery. The Lancet. 95-96.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2014). Perforated peptic ulcer; epidemiology, management and outcome prediction.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Fast track CT scan and geriatric trauma team as a first line treatment of elderly patients with low energy fall and head injury.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2014). Strategies to improve the outcome of emergency surgery for perforated peptic ulcer. British Journal of Surgery. E51-E64.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Scoring systems for outcome prediction in patients with perforated peptic ulcer. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 10.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Clinical and cellular effects of hypothermia, acidosis and coagulopathy in major injury. British Journal of Surgery. 894-907.

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