Martin Biermann's picture

Martin Biermann

Professor, Senior consultant physician
  • E-mailMartin.Biermann@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 76 43+47 986 67 762
  • Visitor Address
    Nuclear Medicine/PET-centre
    Parkbygget, Haukeland University Hospital
    5021 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Research groups:

Neck endocrine disease (leader)

Abdominal Imaging (member)

Translation research in nevrodegeneration and aging (member)

Paediatric Imaging group (member)

Medviz (member)


Associate editor of Clinical Thyroidology
Editorial Board Thyroid

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. Gastroparesis symptoms associated with intestinal hypomotility: An explorative study using wireless motility capsule. Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology. 133-144.
  • Show author(s) 2021. Gastric function in diabetic gastroparesis assessed by ultrasound and scintigraphy. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Assessing extraprostatic extension by mpMRI of the prostate: Mehralivand’s EPE grade or EPE Likert score? Radiology: Imaging Cancer.
  • Show author(s) 2020. An Open Source Solution for “Hands-on” teaching of PET/CT to Medical Students under the COVID-19 Pandemic. Nuklearmedizin. 10-15.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Wireless motility capsule compared with scintigraphy in the assessment of diabetic gastroparesis. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Evaluation of a new e-learning framework for teaching nuclear medicine and radiology to undergraduate medical students. Acta Radiologica Open. 1-6.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Building an inclusive classroom – a blended course in Nuclear Medicine. UPED-skrift. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Adrenal Venous Sampling for Assessment of Autonomous Cortisol Secretion. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 4553-4560.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Added value of 18F-FDG PET-CT in staging of Ewing sarcoma in children and young adults. European Journal of Hybrid Imaging.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Optimising preoperative risk stratification tools for prostate cancer using mpMRI. European Radiology. 1016-1026.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Injury mechanisms and electromyographic changes after injury of the recurrent laryngeal nerve: Experiments in a porcine model. Head and Neck. 274-282.
  • Show author(s) 2017. E-learning for medical imaging specialists: introducing blended learning in a nuclear medicine specialist course. Acta Radiologica Open. 1-5.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Mitochondrial DNA homeostasis is essential for nigrostriatal integrity. Mitochondrion (Amsterdam. Print). 33-37.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Impact of EMG changes in continuous vagal nerve monitoring in high-risk endocrine neck surgery. World Journal of Surgery. 672-680.
  • Show author(s) 2016. F-18-FDG PET-CT in children and young adults with Ewing sarcoma diagnosed in Norway during 2005-2012: a national population-based study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 441-446.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Estimated cumulative radiation dose received by diagnostic imaging during staging and treatment of operable Ewing sarcoma 2005–2012. Pediatric Radiology. 82-88.
  • Show author(s) 2016. EMG changes during continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring with sustained recurrent laryngeal nerve traction in a porcine model. Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery.
  • Show author(s) 2016. A national e-learning platform for training specialists in Nuclear Medicine in Norway. UPED-skrift.
  • Show author(s) 2016. A human clinical trial using ultrasound and microbubbles to enhance gemcitabine treatment of inoperable pancreatic cancer. Journal of Controlled Release. 172-181.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Post-PET ultrasound improves specificity of 18F-FDG-PET for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer while maintaining sensitivity. Acta Radiologica. 1350-1360.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Metabolic tumor volume on 18F-FDG PET/CT improves preoperative identification of high-risk endometrial carcinoma patients. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1191-1198.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Introduction of positron emission tomography into the Western Norwegian Health Region: Regional balance in resource utilization from 2009 to 2014. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 512-517.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Impact of EMG Changes in Continuous Vagal Nerve Monitoring in High-Risk Endocrine Neck Surgery. World Journal of Surgery.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Excellent response of intramedullary Erdheim-Chester disease to vemurafenib: a case report. BMC Research Notes. 1-5.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Default-mode network functional connectivity is closely related to metabolic activity. Human Brain Mapping. 2027-2038.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Comparison of Slope and Area algorithms for quantifying split renal function in dynamic renography. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1772.
  • Show author(s) 2015. 1.5-T multiparametric MRI using PI-RADS: a region by region analysis to localize the index-tumor of prostate cancer in patients undergoing prostatectomy. Acta Radiologica. 500-511.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Latencies longer than 3.5 ms after vagus nerve stimulation does not exclude a nonrecurrent inferior laryngeal nerve. BMC Surgery.
  • Show author(s) 2014. High cardiac background activity limits <sup>99m</sup>Tc-MIBI radioguided surgery in aortopulmonary window parathyroid adenomas. BMC Surgery.
  • Show author(s) 2014. A simple versatile solution for collecting multidimensional clinical data based on the CakePHP web application framework. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 70-79.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Severe nigrostriatal degeneration without clinical parkinsonism in patients with polymerase gamma mutations. Brain. 2393-2404.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Progressive striatal necrosis associated with anti-NMDA receptor antibodies. BMC Neurology. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Thyroid cancer surgery in Germany : An analysis of the nationwide DRG statistics 2005-2006. Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery. 421-428.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Quantitative comparison of myocardial perfusion defects using different reconstruction algorithms. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. SPECT/CT hybrid imaging; with which CT? Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging. 208-212.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Clinical outcomes of adjuvant external-beam radiotherapy for differentiated thyroid cancer Results after 874 patient-years of follow-up in the MSDS-trial. Nuklearmedizin. 89-98.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Procedure guideline for radioiodine therapy and (131)iodine whole-body scintigraphy in paediatric patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Nuklearmedizin. 224-231.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Strahlentherapie des Schilddrüsenkarzinoms. Der Onkologe. 87-92.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Radiojodtherapie des Schilddrüsenkarzinoms. Der Onkologe. 70-77.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Guidelines on radioiodine therapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma: impact on clinical practice. Nuklearmedizin. 229-237.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Should high hTG levels in absence of iodine uptake be treated? European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 160-163.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Multicenter Study Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (MSDS): Diminished acceptance of adjuvant external beam radiotherapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Nuklearmedizin. 244-250.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Functional and morphological evidence for a ventricular conduction system in zebrafish and Xenopus hearts. American Journal of Physiology. H1152-H1160.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Acute toxicity of adjuvant radiotherapy in locally advanced differentiated thyroid cancer: First results of the Multicenter Study Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (MSDS). Strahlentherapie und Onkologie (Print). 821-827.
  • Show author(s) 2002. How many high-risk patients with differentiated thyroid cancer need a “Tumor Center” per year? Nuklearmedizin.
  • Show author(s) 2002. GCP-compliant management of the Multicentric Study Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (MSDS) with a relational database under Oracle 8i. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie. 441-459.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Therapy monitoring in aspergillosis using F-18 FDG positron emission tomography. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 232-233.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Differential effects of cytochalasin D and 2,3 butanedione monoxime on isometric twitch force and transmembrane action potential in isolated ventricular muscle: implications for optical measurements of cardiac repolarization. Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 1348-1357.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Cytochalasin D as an excitation-contraction uncoupler for optically mapping action potentials in wedges of ventricular myocardium. Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 1336-1347.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Transmembrane voltage changes produced by real and virtual electrodes during monophasic defibrillation shock delivered by an implantable electrode. Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 1031-1045.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2012. Multimodal imaging for suspected recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC): FDG-PET-CT, I-131-SPECT-CT, ultrasound (US) and US-guided fine needle biopsy (FNB).
  • Show author(s) 2011. Multimodal imaging for diagnosis and treatment of recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC)FDG-PET-CT, contrast-enhanced CT (CE-CT), I-131-SPECT-CT, ultrasound (US) and US-guided fine needle biopsy (FNB).
  • Show author(s) 2011. FDG-PET-CT, I-131-SPECT-CT, ultrasound (US) and US-guided fine needle biopsy (FNB) for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC).
  • Show author(s) 2010. Multimodal imaging of differentiated thyroid cancer: FDG-PET-CT, I-131-SPECT-CT and ultrasound.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Effects of CT attenuation correction and reconstruction method on myocardial SPECT perfusion imaging.
  • Show author(s) 2009. PET-imaging in gastrointestinal oncology.
  • Show author(s) 2009. PET-CT ved cancer i oesofagus og ventrikkel.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Adjuvant external beam radiotherapy for diffentiated thyroid cancer.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) 2012. Erdheim-Chester disease presenting with an intramedullary spinal cord lesion. Journal of Neurology. 2240-2242.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) 2012. Insidentell thyreoideacancer ved F-18-FDG-PET. Noraforum : tidsskrift for radiologi. 14-16.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 1994. Reproducibility of cardial electrophysiological mapping.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2013. Ultrasound-assisted treatment of an inoperable pancreatic cancer. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Thyroid cancer. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Multimodal Visualization with Interactive Closeups. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. External beam radiotherapy. 23 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Precision and reproducibility of cardiac mapping. 30 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Fast fluorescent mapping of electrical activity in the heart: Practical guide to experimental design and applications. 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1993. The interpretation of cardiac electrograms. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Precision and reproducibility of isochronal cardiac mapping. 28 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Ultrasound and microbubble enhanced treatment of inoperable pancreatic adeonocarcinoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Value of preoperative 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoroglucose positron emission tomography/computer tomography (FDG-PET/CT) in endometrial carcinomas. Acta Radiologica. 13-13.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The use of F18 FDG PET-CT in children and young adults with Ewing Sarcoma diagnosed in Norway 2005-2012. A national, population based study. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. S204-S204.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Multimodal imaging of differentiated thyroid cancer: FDG-PET-CT, I-131-SPECT-CT and ultrasound [Abstract]. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. S291-S291.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Effects of CT attenuation correction and reconstruction method on myocardial SPECT perfusion imaging. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. S285-S286.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Metabolic tumor volume on FDG-PET/CT predicts deep myometrial invasion, lymph node metastases and survival in patients with endometrial carcinoma .
  • Show author(s) 2012. False positive FDG-uptake in neck and mediastinum in recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC).
  • Show author(s) 2010. Multimodal imaging for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer: Ultrasound, I-131-SPECT-CT, FDG-PET-CT and fine-needle biopsy.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2021. Diagnostic Hybrid PET/CT and PET/MR with 18 F-FDG Perform Similarly in Recurrent Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Clinical Thyroidology. 32-37.
  • Show author(s) 2020. [18F]tetrafluoroborate-PET Outperforms 131I-SPECT/CT in a Series of 25 Patients with Suspected Recurrent Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Clinical Thyroidology. 394-384.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Ultrasound Classification Systems Estimating Thyroid Malignancy Fail to Recognize Hyperfunctional Nodules. Clinical Thyroidology. 225-228.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Radiofrequency Ablation and Laser Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules Are Similarly Effective at 6 Months in a Prospective, Randomized Trial. Clinical Thyroidology.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Multimodal imaging of thyroid cancer. Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity. 335-344.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Multimodal imaging of thyroid cancer. Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity. 335-344.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Most “Recurrences” of Thyroid Cancer Represent Persistent Rather Than Recurrent Disease. Clinical Thyroidology. 108-111.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Automated analysis of gray-scale ultrasound images of thyroid nodules (“radiomics”) may outperform image interpretation by less experienced thyroid radiologists. Clinical Thyroidology. 332-336.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Does Core Needle Biopsy Have A Role in the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules with Indeterminate Cytology? Clinical Thyroidology. 232-234.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Gastroparese - årsaker, diagnostikk og behandling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 822-826.
  • Show author(s) 2016. F18-FDG-PET for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer: a systematic meta-analysis. Acta Radiologica. 1193-1200.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Is there a role for PET-CT and SPECT-CT in pediatric oncology? Acta Radiologica. 1037-1045.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Nuclear Medicine in Europe: Education. Nuklearmedizin. 35-46.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Positronemisjonstomografi ved nevroendokrine svulster. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1474-1477.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Die Autoophthalmoskopie. Eine historische Rückschau. Zeitschrift für praktische Augenheilkunde. 191-195.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Nukleærmedisinsk bildediagnostikk. 113-123. In:
    • Show author(s) 2019. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi ; fra barn til voksen. Fagbokforlaget.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Nukleærmedisinsk bildediagnostikk. 127-139. In:
    • Show author(s) 2014. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi fra barn til voksen, 6.utgave. Forlaget Vett & Viten AS.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Maligne Schilddrüsentumoren. 734-737. In:
    • Show author(s) 2003. Therapie der Krankheiten im Kindes- und Jugendalter. Springer-Verlag.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)