Knut-Arne Wensaas

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Knut-Arne Wensaas is a family medicine physician and a senior researcher in Bergen, Norway.

Education and training[edit | edit source]

Knut-Arne Wensaas earned a medical degree from the University of Bergen in 1993. He acquired clinical specialty in family medicine in 2001.[1]

He earned his Ph.D. in 2011 with his doctoral thesis entitled "Giardiasis in Bergen – Outbreak and clinical consequences".[1]

Career[edit | edit source]

Dr. Wensaas works as a general practitioner at Kalfaret legesenter in Bergen and holds a half-time post-doctoral position working on a research project entitled "Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue following infection with Giardia lamblia. Premorbid factors and long-term consequences".[1]

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Online presence[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Knut-Arne Wensaas | Uni Research". Retrieved Apr 11, 2019. 
  2. Mørch, Kristine; Hanevik, Kurt; Rortveit, Guri; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; Eide, Geir Egil; Hausken, Trygve; Langeland, Nina (Dec 15, 2009). "Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after". BMC Infectious Diseases. 9: 206. doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-206. ISSN 1471-2334. PMC 2808308Freely accessible. PMID 20003489. 
  3. Wensaas, Knut-Arne; Langeland, Nina; Hanevik, Kurt; Mørch, Kristine; Eide, Geir Egil; Rortveit, Guri (Feb 2012). "Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue 3 years after acute giardiasis: historic cohort study". Gut. 61 (2): 214–219. doi:10.1136/gutjnl-2011-300220. ISSN 1468-3288. PMID 21911849. 
  4. Persson, Robert; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; Hanevik, Kurt; Eide, Geir Egil; Langeland, Nina; Rortveit, Guri (Jun 10, 2015). "The relationship between irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia, chronic fatigue and overactive bladder syndrome: a controlled study 6 years after acute gastrointestinal infection". BMC Gastroenterology. 15. doi:10.1186/s12876-015-0296-0. ISSN 1471-230X. PMC 4460696Freely accessible. PMID 26058591. 
  5. Hunskar, Gunnhild S.; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; Hanevik, Kurt; Eide, Geir Egil; Langeland, Nina; Rortveit, Guri (Jun 2016). "Excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep need and insomnia 3 years after Giardia infection: a cohort study". Sleep Health. 2 (2): 154–158. doi:10.1016/j.sleh.2016.03.005. ISSN 2352-7226. PMID 28923259. 
  6. Katz, Ben Z; Collin, Simon M; Murphy, Gabrielle; Moss-Morris, Rona; Wyller, Vegard Bruun; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; Hautvast, Jeannine L.A.; Bleeker-Rovers, Chantal P; Vollmer-Conna, Uté; Buchwald, Dedra; Taylor, Renée; Little, Paul; Crawley, Esther; White, Peter D; Lloyd, Andrew (Apr 3, 2018). "The international collaborative on fatigue following infection (COFFI)". Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior. 6 (2): 106–121. doi:10.1080/21641846.2018.1426086. ISSN 2164-1846. PMID 30666281. 
  7. Litleskare, Sverre; Rortveit, Guri; Eide, Geir Egil; Hanevik, Kurt; Langeland, Nina; Wensaas, Knut-Arne (Jul 2018). "Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue 10 Years After Giardia Infection". Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: The Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 16 (7): 1064–1072.e4. doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2018.01.022. ISSN 1542-7714. PMID 29378314. 
  8. Litleskare, Sverre; Rortveit, Guri; Eide, Geir Egil; Emberland, Knut Erik; Hanevik, Kurt; Langeland, Nina; Wensaas, Knut-Arne (Feb 14, 2019). "Quality of life and its association with irritable bowel syndrome and fatigue ten years after giardiasis". Neurogastroenterology and Motility: The Official Journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society: e13559. doi:10.1111/nmo.13559. ISSN 1365-2982. PMID 30767352. 

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