• The Alternative Complement Pathway Is Activated Without a Corresponding Terminal Pathway Activation in Patients With Heart Failure 

      Shahini, Negar; Bjørkelund, Elisabeth; Bendz, Christina; Massey, Richard J; Schjalm, Camilla; Halvorsen, Bente; Broch, Kaspar; Ueland, Thor; Gullestad, Lars; Nilsson, Per H.; Aukrust, Pål; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Louwe, Maria Cornelia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective Dysregulation of the complement system has been described in patients with heart failure (HF). However, data on the alternative pathway are scarce and it is unknown if levels of factor B (FB) and the C3 convertase ...
    • Randomized Trial of Interleukin-6 Receptor Inhibition in Patients With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction 

      Broch, Kaspar; Anstensrud, Anne Kristine; Woxholt, Sindre; Sharma, Kapil Kishore; Tøllefsen, Ingvild Maria; Bendz, Bjørn; Aakhus, Svend; Ueland, Thor; Amundsen, Brage H.; Damås, Jan Kristian; Berg, Erlend; Bjørkelund, Elisabeth; Bendz, Christina; Hopp, Einar; Kleveland, Ola; Stensæth, Knut Haakon; Opdahl, Anders; Kløw, Nils-Einar; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg; Andersen, Geir Øystein; Wiseth, Rune; Aukrust, Pål; Gullestad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background - Prompt myocardial revascularization with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduces infarct size and improves outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, as ...