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    • The Risk of Selection Bias in a Clinical Multi-Center Cohort Study. Results from the Norwegian Cognitive Impairment After Stroke (Nor-COAST) Study 

      Kuvås, Karen Rosmo; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Aam, Stina; Thingstad, Pernille; Ellekjær, Hanne; Askim, Torunn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Purpose: The Norwegian Cognitive Impairment After Stroke (Nor-COAST) study aimed to estimate the prevalence and incidence of neurocognitive disorder in an unselected stroke cohort. The aim of the present study was to ...
    • Secondary prevention follow-up after stroke in general practice 

      Helgheim, Kamilla Lind (Master thesis, 2020)
      Bakgrunn Hjerneslag er ledende årsak til langvarig uførhet og dødelighet. På grunn av økende alder i befolkningen øker forekomsten av hjerneslag og krever omfattende bruk av helsetjenester. Det økende antall slagoverlevende ...
    • Stroke in a resource-constrained hospital in Madagascar 

      Stenumgård, Pål Sigurd; Rakotondranaivo, Miadana Joshua; Sletvold, Olav; Follestad, Turid; Ellekjær, Hanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Stroke is reported as the most frequent cause of in-hospital death in Madagascar. However, no descriptive data on hospitalized stroke patients in the country have been published. In the present study, we sought ...
    • Stroke risk after transient ischemic attack in a Norwegian prospective cohort 

      Ildstad, Fredrik; Ellekjær, Hanne; Wethal, Torgeir; Lydersen, Stian; Sund, Janne Kutschera; Fjærtoft, Hild; Schüler, Stephan; Horn, Jens; Bråthen, Geir; Midtsæther, Ann-Grete; Morsund, Åse Hagen; Lillebø, Marja-Liisa; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Indredavik, Bent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a risk factor of stroke. Modern treatment regimens and changing risk factors in the population justify new estimates of stroke risk after TIA, and evaluation of the recommended ...
    • Symptoms of anxiety and depression and risk of atrial fibrillation-the HUNT study 

      Feng, Tingting; Malmo, Vegard; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Strand, Linn B; Gustad, Lise; Ellekjær, Hanne; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Mukamal, Kenneth; Janszky, Imre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia. Anxiety and depression may activate the autonomic nervous system which is likely to play an important role in the etiology of AF. However, ...
    • The development of cognitive and emotional impairment after a minor stroke: A longitudinal study 

      Morsund, Åse Hagen; Ellekjær, Hanne; Gramstad, Arne; Reiestad, Magnus Tallaksen; Midgard, Rune; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Jonsbu, Egil; Næss, Halvor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objectives To study the development of cognitive and emotional symptoms between 3 and 12 months after a minor stroke. Material and Methods We included patients from stroke units at hospitals in the Central Norway Health ...
    • The Norwegian Cognitive impairment after stroke study (Nor-COAST): study protocol of a multicentre, prospective cohort study 

      Thingstad, Pernille; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona K.; Bråthen, Geir; Ellekjær, Hanne; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Lydersen, Stian; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Næss, Halvor; Pendlebury, Sarah; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Early and late onset post-stroke cognitive impairment (PCI) contributes substantially to disability following stroke, and is a high priority within stroke research. The aetiology for PCI is complex and related ...
    • Trends in use of warfarin and direct oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation in Norway, 2010 to 2015 

      Kjerpeseth, Lars Jøran; Ellekjær, Hanne; Selmer, Randi; Ariansen, Inger Kristine; Furu, Kari; Skovlund, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose Since 2011, several direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs; dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban) have been introduced as alternatives to warfarin for stroke prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation. We wanted to investigate ...
    • Trondheim Early Neurological Deterioration study Detection and predictors of Early Neurological Deterioration after ischemic stroke 

      Helleberg, Bernt Harald (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:48, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      In 2015, 11000 patients were treated in Norwegian hospitals with stroke as their primary diagnosis. This number may increase substantially over the next decades due to more elderly and very old people in the population. ...
    • Validation of self-reported and hospital-diagnosed atrial fibrillation: The HUNT study 

      Malmo, Vegard; Langhammer, Arnulf; Bønaa, Kaare; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Ellekjær, Hanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: Self-reported atrial fibrillation (AF) and diagnoses from hospital registers are often used to identify persons with AF. The objective of this study was to validate self-reported AF and hospital discharge ...
    • Vascular risk factor control and adherence to secondary preventive medication after ischemic stroke 

      Gynnild, Mari Nordbø; Aakerøy, Rachel; Spigset, Olav; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Lydersen, Stian; Næss, Halvor; Røsstad, Tove Garåsen; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Thingstad, Pernille; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Ellekjær, Hanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Studies regarding adequacy of secondary stroke prevention are limited. We report medication adherence, risk factor control and factors influencing vascular risk profile following ischaemic stroke. Methods A ...