• Adaptive computerized working memory training in patients with mild cognitive impairment. A randomized double-blind active controlled trial 

      Flak, Marianne Møretrø; Hol, Haakon Ramsland; Hernes, Susanne M S; Chang, Linda; Engvig, Andreas; Bjuland, Knut Jørgen; Pripp, Are Hugo; Madsen, Bengt-Ove; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Ulstein, Ingun; Lona, Trine Eli.B.; Skranes, Jon Sverre; Løhaugen, Gro (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective: We investigated if a 5-week computerized adaptive working memory training program (Cogmed®) of 20 to 25 sessions would be effective in improving the working memory capacity and other neuropsychological functions ...
    • Association between vascular comorbidity and progression of Alzheimer's disease: a two-year observational study in Norwegian memory clinics 

      Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Barca, Maria Lage; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Cavallin, Lena; Engedal, Knut; Skovlund, Eva; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbaek, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background: Vascular risk factors increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but there is limited evidence on whether comorbid vascular conditions and risk factors have an impact on disease progression. The aim of this ...
    • Cerebrospinal fluid sTREM2 in Alzheimer’s disease: comparisons between clinical presentation and AT classification 

      Knapskog, Anne Brita; Henjum, Kristi; Idland, Ane-Victoria; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Watne, Leiv; Engedal, Knut; Nilsson, Lars N.G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) is an innate immune receptor expressed by microglia. Its cleaved fragments, soluble TREM2 (sTREM2), can be measured in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Previous studies ...
    • Cognitive Profiles and Atrophy Ratings on MRI in Senior Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment 

      Flak, Marianne Møretrø; Hol, Haakon Ramsland; Hernes, Susanne M S; Chang, Linda; Ernst, Thomas; Engvig, Andreas; Bjuland, Knut Jørgen; Madsen, Bengt-Ove; Lindland, Elisabeth Margrete Stokke; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Ulstein, Ingun; Lona, Trine Eli.B.; Skranes, Jon Sverre; Løhaugen, Gro (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In this cross-sectional study, we sought to describe cognitive and neuroimaging profiles of Memory clinic patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). 51 MCI patients and 51 controls, matched on age, sex, and socio-economic ...
    • Factors that influence the levels of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in memory clinic patients 

      Knapskog, Anne Brita; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Brækhus, Anne; Engedal, Knut; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers amyloid β (Aβ), phospho tau (P-tau) and total tau (T-tau) are used increasingly to support a clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnostic power of these ...
    • A high cerebrospinal fluid soluble TREM2 level is associated with slow clinical progression of Alzheimer's disease 

      Edwin, Trine Holt; Henjum, Kristi; Nilsson, Lars N. G.; Watne, Leiv; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Halaas, Nathalie Bodd; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Knapskog, Anne Brita (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction: The progression rate of Alzheimer's disease (AD) varies and might be affected by the triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (TREM2) activity. We explored if cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) soluble TREM2 ...
    • The Impact of Classification Models, Stroke Subtype, and Vascular Risk Factors on Courses of Poststroke Cognitive Impairment 

      Aam, Stina (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2021:237, Doctoral thesis, 2021)
      Forekomsten av hjerneslag og demens øker eksponentielt med alder. Grunnet økende antall eldre i befolkningen de nærmeste årene vil denne forekomsten øke betydelig. Behandlingen av hjerneslag har bedret seg de senere årene ...
    • Impact of different methods defining post-stroke neurocognitive disorder: The Nor-COAST study 

      Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Aam, Stina; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Lydersen, Stian; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Fure, Brynjar; Thingstad, Pernille; Askim, Torunn; Beyer, Mona K.; Næss, Halvor; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Ellekjær, Hanne; Pendlebury, Sarah T.; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction Post‐stroke neurocognitive disorder (NCD) is common; prevalence varies between studies, partially related to lack of consensus on how to identify cases. The aim was to compare the prevalence of post‐stroke ...
    • The Impact of Vascular Risk Factors on Post-stroke Cognitive Impairment: The Nor-COAST Study 

      Aam, Stina; Gynnild, Mari Nordbø; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Lydersen, Stian; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Ellekjær, Hanne; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Fure, Brynjar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Introduction: Post-stroke cognitive impairment (PSCI) is common, but evidence on the impact of vascular risk factors is lacking. We explored the association between pre-stroke vascular risk factors and PSCI and studied the ...
    • MRI-assessed atrophy subtypes in Alzheimer’s disease and the cognitive reserve hypothesis 

      Persson, Karin; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Barca, Maria Lage; Cavallin, Lena; Ferreira, Daniel; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Selbæk, Geir; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Westman, Eric; Engedal, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background/Aims MRI assessment of the brain has demonstrated four different patterns of atrophy in patients with Alzheimer’s disease dementia (AD): typical AD, limbic-predominant AD, hippocampal-sparing AD, and a subtype ...
    • Post-stroke Cognitive Impairment—Impact of Follow-Up Time and Stroke Subtype on Severity and Cognitive Profile: The Nor-COAST Study 

      Aam, Stina; Einstad, Marte Stine; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Lydersen, Stian; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Ellekjær, Hanne; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Post-stroke cognitive impairment (PSCI) is common, but evidence of cognitive symptom profiles, course over time, and pathogenesis is scarce. We investigated the significance of time and etiologic stroke subtype ...
    • Pre-stroke cognitive impairment is associated with vascular imaging pathology: a prospective observational study 

      Schellhorn, Till; Zucknick, Manuela; Askim, Torunn; Munthe-Kaas, Ragnhild; Ihle-Hansen, Hege; Seljeseth, Yngve Müller; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Næss, Halvor; Ellekjær, Hanne; Thingstad, Pernille; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Chronic brain pathology and pre-stroke cognitive impairment (PCI) is predictive of post-stroke dementia. The aim of the current study was to measure pre-stroke neurodegenerative and vascular disease burden ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...