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    • Prevalence, risk factors, and type of sleep apnea in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation 

      Traaen, Gunn Marit; Øverland, Britt; Aakerøy, Lars; Hunt, Tove Elizabeth Frances; Bendz, Christina; Leif Magne, Sande; Aakhus, Svend; Zare, Hasse Khiabani; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Anfinsen, Ole-Gunnar; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Gullestad, Lars; Akre, Harriet (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background Recent studies have suggested an association between sleep apnea (SA) and atrial fibrillation (AF). We aimed to study the prevalence, characteristics, risk factors and type of sleep apnea (SA) in ablation ...
    • The association between dynamic lung volume and peak oxygen uptake in a healthy general population: the HUNT study 

      Rasch-Halvorsen, Øystein; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Hassel, Erlend; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Langhammer, Arnulf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Although dynamic lung volume is not considered a limiting factor of peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak) in healthy subjects, an association between forced expiratory lung volume in one second (FEV1) and VO2peak has ...
    • The role of entry screening in case finding of tuberculosis among asylum seekers in Norway 

      Harstad, Ingunn; Jacobsen, Geir Wenberg; Heldal, Einar; Winje, Brita Askeland; Vahedi, Saeed Boroujeni; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Garåsen, Helge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Background: Most new cases of active tuberculosis in Norway are presently caused by imported strains and not transmission within the country. Screening for tuberculosis with a Mantoux test of everybody and a chest X-ray ...
    • Treatment of sleep apnea in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: design and rationale of a randomized controlled trial 

      Traaen, Gunn Marit; Aakerøy, Lars; Hunt, Tove Elisabeth F.; Øverland, Britt; Lyseggen, Erik; Aukrust, Pål; Ueland, Thor; Helle-Valle, Thomas Michael; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Edvardsen, Thor; Zare, Hasse Khiabani; Aakhus, Svend; Akre, Harriet; Anfinsen, Ole-Gunnar; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Gullestad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Rationale. Atrial fibrillation is associated with increased mortality as well as morbidity. There is strong evidence for an association between atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea. It is not known whether treatment of sleep ...