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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 Thryoid

Nuclear Medicine at the University of Bergen

My teaching blog

Faculty of Medicine Teaching Quality Award 2017

Best teacher 2019 (Medical Graduates' Award Dec 2019)

Online lectures

Course in Nuclear Medicine (new curriculum)

National server for education in Nuclear Medicine

A national e-learning platform for training specialists in Nuclear Medicine in Norway

On-line lectures (HTML5 format)
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Academic article
  • 2019. Wireless motility capsule compared with scintigraphy in the assessment of diabetic gastroparesis. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 1-11.
  • 2019. Evaluation of a new e-learning framework for teaching nuclear medicine and radiology to undergraduate medical students. Acta radiologica open. 1-6.
  • 2018. Building an inclusive classroom – a blended course in Nuclear Medicine. UPED-skrift. 1-8.
  • 2018. Adrenal Venous Sampling for Assessment of Autonomous Cortisol Secretion. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 4553-4560.
  • 2018. Added value of 18F-FDG PET-CT in staging of Ewing sarcoma in children and young adults. European Journal of Hybrid Imaging.
  • 2017. Optimising preoperative risk stratification tools for prostate cancer using mpMRI. European Radiology. 1016-1026.
  • 2017. Injury mechanisms and electromyographic changes after injury of the recurrent laryngeal nerve: Experiments in a porcine model. Head and Neck. 274-282.
  • 2017. E-learning for medical imaging specialists: introducing blended learning in a nuclear medicine specialist course. Acta radiologica open. 1-5.
  • 2016. Mitochondrial DNA homeostasis is essential for nigrostriatal integrity. Mitochondrion (Amsterdam. Print). 33-37.
  • 2016. Impact of EMG changes in continuous vagal nerve monitoring in high-risk endocrine neck surgery. World Journal of Surgery. 672-680.
  • 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.
  • 2016. Estimated cumulative radiation dose received by diagnostic imaging during staging and treatment of operable Ewing sarcoma 2005–2012. Pediatric Radiology. 82-88.
  • 2016. EMG changes during continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring with sustained recurrent laryngeal nerve traction in a porcine model. Langenbeck's archives of surgery (Print).
  • 2016. A national e-learning platform for training specialists in Nuclear Medicine in Norway. UPED-skrift.
  • 2016. A human clinical trial using ultrasound and microbubbles to enhance gemcitabine treatment of inoperable pancreatic cancer. Journal of Controlled Release. 172-181.
  • 2015. Post-PET ultrasound improves specificity of 18F-FDG-PET for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer while maintaining sensitivity. Acta Radiologica. 1350-1360.
  • 2015. Metabolic tumor volume on 18F-FDG PET/CT improves preoperative identification of high-risk endometrial carcinoma patients. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1191-1198.
  • 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.
  • 2015. Impact of EMG Changes in Continuous Vagal Nerve Monitoring in High-Risk Endocrine Neck Surgery. World Journal of Surgery.
  • 2015. Excellent response of intramedullary Erdheim-Chester disease to vemurafenib: a case report. BMC Research Notes. 1-5.
  • 2015. Default-mode network functional connectivity is closely related to metabolic activity. Human Brain Mapping. 2027-2038.
  • 2015. Comparison of Slope and Area algorithms for quantifying split renal function in dynamic renography. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 1772.
  • 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.
  • 2014. Latencies longer than 3.5 ms after vagus nerve stimulation does not exclude a nonrecurrent inferior laryngeal nerve. BMC Surgery.
  • 2014. High cardiac background activity limits <sup>99m</sup>Tc-MIBI radioguided surgery in aortopulmonary window parathyroid adenomas. BMC Surgery.
  • 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.
  • 2013. Severe nigrostriatal degeneration without clinical parkinsonism in patients with polymerase gamma mutations. Brain. 2393-2404.
  • 2013. Progressive striatal necrosis associated with anti-NMDA receptor antibodies. BMC Neurology. 4 pages.
  • 2012. Thyroid cancer surgery in Germany : An analysis of the nationwide DRG statistics 2005-2006. Langenbeck's archives of surgery (Print). 421-428.
  • 2011. Quantitative comparison of myocardial perfusion defects using different reconstruction algorithms. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology. 6 pages.
  • 2010. SPECT/CT hybrid imaging; with which CT? Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging. 208-212.
  • 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.
  • 2007. Procedure guideline for radioiodine therapy and (131)iodine whole-body scintigraphy in paediatric patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Nuklearmedizin. 224-231.
  • 2005. Strahlentherapie des Schilddrüsenkarzinoms. Der Onkologe. 87-92.
  • 2005. Radiojodtherapie des Schilddrüsenkarzinoms. Der Onkologe. 70-77.
  • 2005. Guidelines on radioiodine therapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma: impact on clinical practice. Nuklearmedizin. 229-237.
  • 2003. Should high hTG levels in absence of iodine uptake be treated? European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 160-163.
  • 2003. Multicenter Study Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (MSDS): Diminished acceptance of adjuvant external beam radiotherapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Nuklearmedizin. 244-250.
  • 2003. Functional and morphological evidence for a ventricular conduction system in zebrafish and Xenopus hearts. American Journal of Physiology. H1152-H1160.
  • 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.
  • 2002. How many high-risk patients with differentiated thyroid cancer need a “Tumor Center” per year? Nuklearmedizin.
  • 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.
  • 2001. Therapy monitoring in aspergillosis using F-18 FDG positron emission tomography. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 232-233.
  • 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.
  • 1998. Cytochalasin D as an excitation-contraction uncoupler for optically mapping action potentials in wedges of ventricular myocardium. Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 1336-1347.
  • 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
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 2011. FDG-PET-CT, I-131-SPECT-CT, ultrasound (US) and US-guided fine needle biopsy (FNB) for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC).
  • 2010. Multimodal imaging of differentiated thyroid cancer: FDG-PET-CT, I-131-SPECT-CT and ultrasound.
  • 2010. Effects of CT attenuation correction and reconstruction method on myocardial SPECT perfusion imaging.
  • 2009. PET-imaging in gastrointestinal oncology.
  • 2009. PET-CT ved cancer i oesofagus og ventrikkel.
  • 2009. Adjuvant external beam radiotherapy for diffentiated thyroid cancer.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2012. Erdheim-Chester disease presenting with an intramedullary spinal cord lesion. Journal of Neurology. 2240-2242.
Short communication
  • 2012. Insidentell thyreoideacancer ved F-18-FDG-PET. Noraforum : tidsskrift for radiologi. 14-16.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 1994. Reproducibility of cardial electrophysiological mapping.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2013. Ultrasound-assisted treatment of an inoperable pancreatic cancer. 4 pages.
  • 2010. Thyroid cancer. 12 pages.
  • 2009. Multimodal Visualization with Interactive Closeups. 8 pages.
  • 2005. External beam radiotherapy. 23 pages.
  • 2003. Precision and reproducibility of cardiac mapping. 30 pages.
  • 2003. Fast fluorescent mapping of electrical activity in the heart: Practical guide to experimental design and applications. 26 pages.
  • 1993. The interpretation of cardiac electrograms. 24 pages.
  • 1993. Precision and reproducibility of isochronal cardiac mapping. 28 pages.
Abstract
  • 2016. Ultrasound and microbubble enhanced treatment of inoperable pancreatic adeonocarcinoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology.
  • 2013. Value of preoperative 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoroglucose positron emission tomography/computer tomography (FDG-PET/CT) in endometrial carcinomas. Acta Radiologica. 13-13.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2010. Effects of CT attenuation correction and reconstruction method on myocardial SPECT perfusion imaging. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. S285-S286.
Poster
  • 2014. Metabolic tumor volume on FDG-PET/CT predicts deep myometrial invasion, lymph node metastases and survival in patients with endometrial carcinoma .
  • 2012. False positive FDG-uptake in neck and mediastinum in recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC).
  • 2010. Multimodal imaging for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer: Ultrasound, I-131-SPECT-CT, FDG-PET-CT and fine-needle biopsy.
Academic literature review
  • 2018. Most “Recurrences” of Thyroid Cancer Represent Persistent Rather Than Recurrent Disease. 108-111.
  • 2018. Automated analysis of gray-scale ultrasound images of thyroid nodules (“radiomics”) may outperform image interpretation by less experienced thyroid radiologists. 332-336.
  • 2017. Does Core Needle Biopsy Have A Role in the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules with Indeterminate Cytology? 232-234.
  • 2016. Gastroparese - årsaker, diagnostikk og behandling. 822-826.
  • 2016. F18-FDG-PET for recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer: a systematic meta-analysis. 1193-1200.
  • 2013. Is there a role for PET-CT and SPECT-CT in pediatric oncology? 1037-1045.
  • 2012. Nuclear Medicine in Europe: Education. 35-46.
  • 2009. Positronemisjonstomografi ved nevroendokrine svulster. 1474-1477.
  • 1994. Die Autoophthalmoskopie. Eine historische Rückschau. 191-195.
Chapter
  • 2019. Nukleærmedisinsk bildediagnostikk. 113-123. In:
    • 2019. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi ; fra barn til voksen. Fagbokforlaget.
  • 2014. Nukleærmedisinsk bildediagnostikk. 127-139. In:
    • 2014. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi fra barn til voksen, 6.utgave. Forlaget Vett & Viten AS.
  • 2003. Maligne Schilddrüsentumoren. 734-737. In:
    • 2003. Therapie der Krankheiten im Kindes- und Jugendalter. Springer-Verlag.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Multimodal imaging of thyroid and parathyroid disease

Neuroimaging

New resarch group Neck Endocrine Disease

National server for education in Nuclear Medicine

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