Nils Oddvar Skaga

  • Consultant
 

Publications 2024

Galteland P, Døving M, Næss I, Sehic A, Utheim TP, Eken T, Skaga NO, Helseth E, Ramm-Pettersen J (2024)
The association between head injury and facial fracture treatment: an observational study of hospitalized bicyclists from a level 1 trauma centre
Acta Neurochir (Wien), 166 (1), 132
DOI 10.1007/s00701-024-06019-9, PubMed 38472419

Publications 2023

Gaski IA, Naess PA, Baksaas-Aasen K, Skaga NO, Gaarder C (2023)
Achieving balanced transfusion early in critically bleeding trauma patients: an observational study exploring the effect of attending trauma surgical presence during resuscitation
Trauma Surg Acute Care Open, 8 (1), e001160
DOI 10.1136/tsaco-2023-001160, PubMed 38020849

Ringen AH, Fatland A, Skaga NO, Gaarder C, Naess PA (2023)
Pediatric renal trauma: 17 years of experience at a major Scandinavian trauma center
Trauma Surg Acute Care Open, 8 (1), e001207
DOI 10.1136/tsaco-2023-001207, PubMed 38020860

Publications 2022

Døving M, Naess I, Galteland P, Ramm-Pettersen J, Dalby M, Utheim TP, Skaga NO, Helseth E, Sehic A (2022)
Anatomical distribution of mandibular fractures from severe bicycling accidents: A 12-year experience from a Norwegian level 1 trauma center
Dent Traumatol, 38 (5), 424-430
DOI 10.1111/edt.12756, PubMed 35481880

Galteland P, Næss I, Døving M, Sehic A, Utheim TP, Skaga NO, Eken T, Helseth E, Ramm-Pettersen J (2022)
Facial Fractures and Their Relation to Head and Cervical Spine Injuries in Hospitalized Bicyclists
J Craniofac Surg, 34 (1), 34-39
DOI 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009032, PubMed 36608095

Ringen AH, Baksaas-Aasen K, Skaga NO, Wisborg T, Gaarder C, Naess PA (2022)
Close to zero preventable in-hospital deaths in pediatric trauma patients - An observational study from a major Scandinavian trauma center
Injury, 54 (1), 183-188
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2022.07.043, PubMed 35961867

Publications 2021

Rønning P, Helseth E, Skaansar O, Tverdal C, Andelic N, Bhatnagar R, Melberg M, Skaga NO, Aarhus M, Halvorsen S, Helseth R (2021)
Impact of Preinjury Antithrombotic Therapy on 30-Day Mortality in Older Patients Hospitalized With Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Front Neurol, 12, 650695
DOI 10.3389/fneur.2021.650695, PubMed 34054695

Torp HA, Skurtveit S, Skaga NO, Gustavsen I, Gran JM, Rosseland LA (2021)
Pre-injury dispensing of psychoactive prescription drugs in a ten years trauma population: a retrospective registry analysis
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 29 (1), 125
DOI 10.1186/s13049-021-00939-6, PubMed 34454541

Trung Tran T, Bjarnason H, McDonald J, Skaga NO, Houghton DE, Kim B, Stavem K, Kløw NE (2021)
Prophylactic placement of inferior vena cava filters and the risk of death or venous thromboembolism in severe trauma patients: a retrospective study comparing two hospitals with different approaches
Acta Radiol Open, 10 (3), 2058460121999345
DOI 10.1177/2058460121999345, PubMed 33768965

Publications 2020

Døving M, Galteland P, Eken T, Sehic A, Utheim TP, Skaga NO, Helseth E, Ramm-Pettersen J (2020)
Dentoalveolar injuries, bicycling accidents and helmet use in patients referred to a Norwegian Trauma Centre: A 12-year prospective study
Dent Traumatol, 37 (2), 240-246
DOI 10.1111/edt.12627, PubMed 33220164

Netteland DF, Mejlænder-Evjensvold M, Skaga NO, Sandset EC, Aarhus M, Helseth E (2020)
Cerebral venous thrombosis in traumatic brain injury: a cause of secondary insults and added mortality
J Neurosurg, 134 (6), 1912-1920
DOI 10.3171/2020.4.JNS20511, PubMed 32707558

Næss I, Galteland P, Skaga NO, Eken T, Helseth E, Ramm-Pettersen J (2020)
The number of patients hospitalized with bicycle injuries is increasing - A cry for better road safety
Accid Anal Prev, 148, 105836
DOI 10.1016/j.aap.2020.105836, PubMed 33171415

Publications 2019

Ringen AH, Gaski IA, Rustad H, Skaga NO, Gaarder C, Naess PA (2019)
Improvement in geriatric trauma outcomes in an evolving trauma system
Trauma Surg Acute Care Open, 4 (1), e000282
DOI 10.1136/tsaco-2018-000282, PubMed 31245616

Publications 2018

Rønning P, Helseth E, Skaga NO, Stavem K, Langmoen IA (2018)
The effect of ICP monitoring in severe traumatic brain injury: a propensity score-weighted and adjusted regression approach
J Neurosurg, 131 (6), 1896-1904
DOI 10.3171/2018.7.JNS18270, PubMed 30579278

Publications 2017

Robertsen A, Førde R, Skaga NO, Helseth E (2017)
Treatment-limiting decisions in patients with severe traumatic brain injury in a Norwegian regional trauma center
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 25 (1), 44
DOI 10.1186/s13049-017-0385-x, PubMed 28441973

Skaga NO, Eken T, Søvik S (2017)
Validating performance of TRISS, TARN and NORMIT survival prediction models in a Norwegian trauma population
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 62 (2), 253-266
DOI 10.1111/aas.13029, PubMed 29119562

Publications 2016

Gaski IA, Barckman J, Naess PA, Skaga NO, Madsen JE, Kløw NE, Flugsrud G, Gaarder C (2016)
Reduced need for extraperitoneal pelvic packing for severe pelvic fractures is associated with improved resuscitation strategies
J Trauma Acute Care Surg, 81 (4), 644-51
DOI 10.1097/TA.0000000000001139, PubMed 27257711

Ghorbani P, Ringdal KG, Hestnes M, Skaga NO, Eken T, Ekbom A, Strömmer L (2016)
Comparison of risk-adjusted survival in two Scandinavian Level-I trauma centres
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 24, 66
DOI 10.1186/s13049-016-0257-9, PubMed 27164973

Publications 2015

Kaljusto ML, Skaga NO, Pillgram-Larsen J, Tønnessen T (2015)
Survival predictor for penetrating cardiac injury; a 10-year consecutive cohort from a scandinavian trauma center
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 23, 41
DOI 10.1186/s13049-015-0125-z, PubMed 26032760

Rønning P, Gunstad PO, Skaga NO, Langmoen IA, Stavem K, Helseth E (2015)
The impact of blood ethanol concentration on the classification of head injury severity in traumatic brain injury
Brain Inj, 29 (13-14), 1648-53
DOI 10.3109/02699052.2015.1075154, PubMed 26480239

Aamodt H, Monrad-Hansen PW, Skaga NO (2015)
[Emergency thoracotomy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (12-13), 1143
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.0298, PubMed 26130548

Publications 2014

Groven S, Gaarder C, Eken T, Skaga NO, Naess PA (2014)
Abdominal injuries in a major Scandinavian trauma center - performance assessment over an 8 year period
J Trauma Manag Outcomes, 8, 9
DOI 10.1186/1752-2897-8-9, PubMed 25097664

Jones JM, Skaga NO, Søvik S, Lossius HM, Eken T (2014)
Norwegian survival prediction model in trauma: modelling effects of anatomic injury, acute physiology, age, and co-morbidity
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 58 (3), 303-15
DOI 10.1111/aas.12256, PubMed 24438461

Søvik S, Skaga NO, Hanoa R, Eken T (2014)
Sudden survival improvement in critical neurotrauma: An exploratory analysis using a stratified statistical process control technique
Injury, 45 (11), 1722-30
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2014.05.038, PubMed 25059506

Publications 2013

Brockamp T, Maegele M, Gaarder C, Goslings JC, Cohen MJ, Lefering R, Joosse P, Naess PA, Skaga NO, Groat T, Eaglestone S, Borgman MA, Spinella PC, Schreiber MA, Brohi K (2013)
Comparison of the predictive performance of the BIG, TRISS, and PS09 score in an adult trauma population derived from multiple international trauma registries
Crit Care, 17 (4), R134
DOI 10.1186/cc12813, PubMed 23844754

Groven S, Naess PA, Skaga NO, Gaarder C (2013)
Effects of moving emergency trauma laparotomies from the ED to a dedicated OR
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 21, 72
DOI 10.1186/1757-7241-21-72, PubMed 24053459

Publications 2012

Ringdal KG, Skaga NO, Hestnes M, Steen PA, Røislien J, Rehn M, Røise O, Krüger AJ, Lossius HM (2012)
Abbreviated Injury Scale: not a reliable basis for summation of injury severity in trauma facilities?
Injury, 44 (5), 691-9
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2012.06.032, PubMed 22831922

Ringdal KG, Skaga NO, Steen PA, Hestnes M, Laake P, Jones JM, Lossius HM (2012)
Classification of comorbidity in trauma: the reliability of pre-injury ASA physical status classification
Injury, 44 (1), 29-35
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2011.12.024, PubMed 22277107

Publications 2011

Groven S, Eken T, Skaga NO, Roise O, Naess PA, Gaarder C (2011)
Long-lasting performance improvement after formalization of a dedicated trauma service
J Trauma, 70 (3), 569-74
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e31820d1a9b, PubMed 21610344

Nakstad AR, Skaga NO, Pillgram-Larsen J, Gran B, Heier HE (2011)
Trends in transfusion of trauma victims--evaluation of changes in clinical practice
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 19, 23
DOI 10.1186/1757-7241-19-23, PubMed 21481228

Rønning PA, Pedersen T, Skaga NO, Helseth E, Langmoen IA, Stavem K (2011)
External validation of a prognostic model for early mortality after traumatic brain injury
J Trauma, 70 (4), E56-61
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181e80f0a, PubMed 20805767

Publications 2010

Pahle AS, Pedersen BL, Skaga NO, Pillgram-Larsen J (2010)
Emergency thoracotomy saves lives in a Scandinavian hospital setting
J Trauma, 68 (3), 599-603
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181a5ec54, PubMed 19918200

Publications 2009

Rehn M, Eken T, Kruger AJ, Steen PA, Skaga NO, Lossius HM (2009)
RE: Field triage in trauma - do the data really justify the conclusions?
Scand. J. Trauma Resusc. Emerg. Med., 17, 25
DOI 10.1186/1757-7241-17-25

Rehn M, Eken T, Krüger AJ, Steen PA, Skaga NO, Lossius HM (2009)
Precision of field triage in patients brought to a trauma centre after introducing trauma team activation guidelines
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 17, 1
DOI 10.1186/1757-7241-17-1, PubMed 19134177

Skaga NO (2009)
Quality-of-care assessment in a Norwegian trauma population: proposed improvements on an internationally accepted survival prediction model and its use
In Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Unipub, Oslo, no. 731, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 090176588, ISBN 978-82-8072-913-2

Publications 2008

Gaarder C, Naess PA, Frischknecht Christensen E, Hakala P, Handolin L, Heier HE, Ivancev K, Johansson P, Leppäniemi A, Lippert F, Lossius HM, Opdahl H, Pillgram-Larsen J, Røise O, Skaga NO, Søreide E, Stensballe J, Tønnessen E, Töttermann A, Ortenwall P, Ostlund A (2008)
Scandinavian Guidelines--"The massively bleeding patient"
Scand J Surg, 97 (1), 15-36
DOI 10.1177/145749690809700104, PubMed 18450203

Skaga NO, Eken T, Jones JM, Steen PA (2008)
Different definitions of patient outcome: consequences for performance analysis in trauma
Injury, 39 (5), 612-22
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2007.11.426, PubMed 18377909

Publications 2007

Gaarder C, Naess PA, Eken T, Skaga NO, Pillgram-Larsen J, Klow NE, Buanes T (2007)
Liver injuries--improved results with a formal protocol including angiography
Injury, 38 (9), 1075-83
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2007.02.001, PubMed 17706220

Pytte M, Opdahl H, Skaga NO (2007)
Grave acidosis after severe anaphylactic bronchospasm: friend or foe?
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 51 (4), 495-500
DOI 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2006.01223.x, PubMed 17229196

Skaga NO, Eken T, Søvik S, Jones JM, Steen PA (2007)
Pre-injury ASA physical status classification is an independent predictor of mortality after trauma
J Trauma, 63 (5), 972-8
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e31804a571c, PubMed 17993938

Tötterman A, Madsen JE, Skaga NO, Røise O (2007)
Extraperitoneal pelvic packing: a salvage procedure to control massive traumatic pelvic hemorrhage
J Trauma, 62 (4), 843-52
DOI 10.1097/01.ta.0000221673.98117.c9, PubMed 17426538

Publications 2006

Gaarder C, Dormagen JB, Eken T, Skaga NO, Klow NE, Pillgram-Larsen J, Buanes T, Naess PA (2006)
Nonoperative management of splenic injuries: improved results with angioembolization
J Trauma, 61 (1), 192-8
DOI 10.1097/01.ta.0000223466.62589.d9, PubMed 16832270

Skaga NO, Eken T, Hestnes M, Jones JM, Steen PA (2006)
Scoring of anatomic injury after trauma: AIS 98 versus AIS 90--do the changes affect overall severity assessment?
Injury, 38 (1), 84-90
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2006.04.123, PubMed 16872609

Skaga NO, Eken T, Steen PA (2006)
Assessing quality of care in a trauma referral center: benchmarking performance by TRISS-based statistics or by analysis of stratified ISS data?
J Trauma, 60 (3), 538-47
DOI 10.1097/01.ta.0000205613.52586.d1, PubMed 16531851

Tötterman A, Dormagen JB, Madsen JE, Kløw NE, Skaga NO, Røise O (2006)
A protocol for angiographic embolization in exsanguinating pelvic trauma: a report on 31 patients
Acta Orthop, 77 (3), 462-8
DOI 10.1080/17453670610046406, PubMed 16819686

Publications 2005

Gaarder C, Skaga NO, Eken T, Pillgram-Larsen J, Buanes T, Naess PA (2005)
The impact of patient volume on surgical trauma training in a Scandinavian trauma centre
Injury, 36 (11), 1288-92
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2005.06.034, PubMed 16122752

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